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Janet BoswellVice President

612.766.9790
Home: Bloomington, Minnesota
Hometown: Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, England
Specialty: Administration, Contracts and making sure there are no loose ends.
Experience: 35 years, including six with a Lloyd’s insurance broker, six with a U.K. underwriting agency, eight with a U.S. reinsurance broker, and fifteen with Re-Solutions.
Why reinsurance:

I started my first job as a receptionist for a Lloyd’s Insurance Broker and it just evolved from there.

Family:

Two wonderful daughters.

Strangest job ever:

Selling specialty saucepans at home parties (I did it with my mum).

What have you done that nobody would guess you'd done, just looking at you:

Went on my first international business trip at age 19.

If I were a tree:

I’d be a pine because I am flexible and resilient.

Favorite Book:

Have many favorites, one being Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (mainly because I like the idea of a one size pair of jeans that fits everyone perfectly!).

Favorite Movie:

King and I (from my childhood).

Top three things on your bucket list:

Go to Wimbledon, take cooking classes in France and go on a biking/winery trip in Tuscany.

Favorite thing to do:

Spending time with family and friends.

First Car:

Renault (no idea of model, but it was really ugly).

When I retire:

I’m going to travel as much as possible.

Hero:

My mother.

Most embarrasing moment:

Scraping a car in the parking lot during our company golf day – very embarrassing because it was a brand new Lexus belonging to a very important client (oops!).

College/major:

Left school at sweet 16 and went straight to work!

Number of Facebook friends:

59.

If I were a dog:

I’d be a guide dog because I enjoy helping people.

What's the one chore on your honey-do list that you're avoiding:

Cleaning out my walk-in closet.