She started her career with Aetna Life & Casualty, where she focused on the BOLD program – Building Ordinary Life Insurance Departments in Property Casualty operations. She was appointed by Illinois Governor Jim Thompson to serve on the Department of Insurance Advisory Board, where she helped rewrite the Illinois Insurance code.
When Aetna shifted their focus to only health insurance, Sandra joined New England Financial/Rabjohns Financial Group. After New England was merged into MetLife and later MassMutual, Sandra joined Strategic Financial Group/Ohio National Financial Services, where she continues to help existing and new clients with the passion and high standards she has always valued.
Sandra has been selected by her clients to receive the Five Star Wealth Manager Award from Chicago Magazine, for eight consecutive years. She is a recipient of the National Quality Award and has appeared in Forbes and Who’s Who in America. She was the first woman to serve on the DuPage Life Underwriters Board of Directors. In addition, she has always been active in her community and is:
• Past President of Hinsdale Business and Professional Association
• Past President of Darien Woman’s Club
• Member of Indiana University Alumni Association
• Active at First Christian Church of Downers Grove
• Long-time Member of Southern Shore Yacht Club
Sandra and her son, Garrett, live in Darien, Illinois. She enjoys golf, snow skiing and water sports. Her family owns a summer home in Nolin Lake Estates in Kentucky.