Carrie Babij, DESERT INSURANCE SOLUTIONS

Carrie Babij, DESERT INSURANCE SOLUTIONS

President
DESERT INSURANCE SOLUTIONS

Prior to starting Desert Insurance Solutions, Carrie Babij worked for Allstate, Key Bank, Brown & Brown and Wells Fargo Insurance. Using her 20-plus years of experience, Babij established the office from scratch; today, Desert Insurance Solutions is a gold-standard broker in Palm Springs, California, and has also expanded to Scottsdale, Arizona.

To succeed, Babij believes agency owners need to know risk management inside out and have an uncompromising commitment to quality service. “My otherelements of success include professional value proposition, time management, investing for the long term and getting the right people,” she says. “Create an internal pipeline of people who can stepup and an external pipeline of people who can step in.”