Debbie Hess began her insurance career in 1976, working in the claims field. She later became a licensed general independent adjuster and subrogation examiner. During her insurance career, Debbie has earned several designations: AIC (associate in claims), RPA (registered professional adjuster) and CPIW (certified professional insurance women). She is also a NY State Notary Public. Debbie has served as President of the Buffalo Claims Association and the Western New York Insurance Association, as well as the Vice President of the Insurance Club of Buffalo.