Darlene Nicholls was born in Calgary, Alberta and has over 30 years experience in the Insurance Industry. She began her career on the Broker’s side of the fence working her way up from a clerical typist to a Producer to Branch Manager. After roughly 15 years on the Broker’s side, she made a switch to Underwriting where she worked for Canada Worldwide (now April Group) for approximately 13 years where she received her Lloyds Underwriting training. After a brief hiatus from insurance she returned as a Lloyds’ underwriter with Western Financial Group. She has worked on a wide range of risks from rental and vacant properties right up to the high risk casualty and property. Darlene joined Special Risk Insurance Managers in February 2015 as their Alberta Underwriter, living Vulcan, AB. Darlene enjoys building relationships with the broker community in Alberta.