Born in Italy, Simone Fargiorgio moved to the United States in 1970 and joined the insurance industry in 1986. Growing up in Cranston, Simone’s primary agency is located across Cranston City Hall and his old high school, Cranston East High School, from which he graduated from in 1975.
Working in the insurance industry for over 30 years, Simone finds it rewarding being able to help people achieve their goals and dreams. And when not helping people, Simone loves spending time with his two grandchildren, Luca and Bianca.
Simone also loves entertaining his family and friends and cooking for them, which is a great passion for him. He’s even said that if he did not go the insurance industry route, he would have become a chef.
Simone volunteers at Meeting Street School, Making Strides for Breast Cancer RI chapter for which he does a yearly walk to raise awareness and funds.
Fabrizia grew up in Cranston and attended Cranston West High School. She then went on to study communications in college with a focus on speech and hearing. She now has three years working in the insurance industry and is a licensed producer in the state of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Within the insurance world, you have the opportunity to meet new people which is what Fabrizia enjoys the most from her job. She also likes knowing they are receiving the best customer service experience.
When not in the office, Fabrizia could be found reading a good book, discussing books with people who have also read the same books or receiving new book recommendations. On the weekends, Fabrizia likes spending it with her friends shopping or indulging on a night out with dinner.
Fabrizia is a huge supporter of the arts and in the past, has volunteered at the local theater.
I grew up in Cranston, graduated from Cranston High School West, and attended Rhode Island College for Mass Media Communications.
What I pride myself the most in my role here at the agency is my ability to connect and interact with people. This is a very big and important part of this job.
Outside of work, my biggest passion would probably be my love of sports; all sports, soccer above all. Something people may not know about me is that I love creative writing. I’ve tried all forms of it from poetry to short stories, to scriptwriting. On the weekends one can surely find me spending quality time with my family and friends.
Born and raised in Rhode Island, Marissa has worked in the insurance industry for 12 years. Within those 12 years, Marissa finds the enjoyable aspect of her job is making customers feel secure with their insurance decisions. Marissa also loves that we encourage our customers to come in the office so they get to know us and we get to know them.
With an education in Culinary Arts, Marissa LOVES bringing delicious treats for everyone in the office. She loves baking and decorating birthday cakes for friends and family. She’s also a member at her local YMCA and partakes in snowboarding, hiking, and yoga.
Marissa participates in the annual yogathon, Yoga Reaches Out, which has raised over $1,000 for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research and Boston’s Children’s Hospital.
From Guatemala, Norma moved to the United States in 1991. She later joined the insurance industry world and has been a part of it for 20 years!
Norma likes helping people, but loves that she can also help people in Spanish and teach them about insurance and what policies fit them.
When not in the office, Norma enjoys spending time with her family or watching Hulu at home.
Norma volunteers with the office in the Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk.
From Providence Rhode Island, Lilian has been working with us for nine years! She loves how she helps relieve stress from customers by teaching them how they can save some money.
Lilian also enjoys dancing Latin music and talking about her foster son of 9 months – the greatest joy in her home. She also likes shopping, especially for makeup.
Fun fact about Lilian is that she can hula-hoop for over an hour.
Born in Italy, Gaetana grew up in Toronto, Canada. She notes how thankful she is having had the opportunity growing up in a diverse cultural background her entire life. Gaetana now speaks two languages and learned a third language completely on her own.
For ten years, Gaetana has been a licensed sales producer for property and casualty. She loves meeting new people and adequately addressing their needs. Gaetana also finds the constant change in the industry and figuring out how to best provide services exciting.
In her spare time, Gaetana loves watching her family grow and is a proud grandmother. She can also be seen shopping for the house or food, watching HGTC or The Food Network, or admiring Bollywood films.
Gaetana has volunteered for TOPS as a coach for their soccer team.
“I feel passionate about children with disabilities and admire their strength and joie de vivre.” – Gaetana Fargiorgio
Coming to us from North Kingstown, RI, Ria received her Bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College. Since then, she’s been in the insurance industry for 27 years and is licensed in Property and Casualty, and Accidental Life and Health.
Ria loves making her customers happy, especially her older clientele who she gives extra attention to. And when Ria is not off making her customers happy, she’ll be at the gym, running, cooking, interior decorating or working on her home.
I have worked for 11 years in the insurance industry. I grew up on an island in RI called Jamestown. In this fast pace industry, there is so much to love but what I enjoy most is problem-solving, no two days are alike and the difference I can make is a customers life. In my free time, I enjoy watching TV, reading books, and walking my dogs, Bailey and Dakota. On typical weekened, You will find me on my couch binge-watching a show on Netflix and cuddling up with my pups. A fun fact about myself that many don’t know is I have a knack for remembering music and TV facts/trivia.