Prior to merging her firm with Heffernan, Janice was President and CEO of J. Berthold Insurance Service Inc. and a Principal of All West Insurance Brokers, one of the top five closely held insurance brokerage firms in Silicon Valley. She is the one of the few brokers who works with clients on a “Referral Only” basis.
Janice has over 25 years of commercial insurance experience and holds the insurance designations of Professional Workers’ Compensation Advisor, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Chartered Financial Consultant. An Advisor for the California State Senate Committee on Insurance, she is a featured writer for the Business Journal. In 1999, she was named Small Business Owner of the Year by the San Jose Mercury News and the Women’s Fund and in 2003 The Business Journal named her Enterprising Woman of the Year. Janice is a graduate of the University of San Francisco. She sits on Santa Clara University Board of Fellows, Opportunity International Board of Governors and Housing Industry Forum Board & Advisors.