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Sherry Samson, CPCU

Senior Vice President

Sherry has a B.S. in Geology from the University of North Dakota and a PhD in Geochemistry from the University of Wyoming. She started her insurance career in 1970 in Colorado and then South Carolina. Sherry was with Vaaler Insurance from 1975 to 1991 when she left to work on her undergraduate and graduate education. After earning her PhD, she worked as a research geochemist for nearly seven years before rejoining Vaaler in 2006. Sherry specializes in large commercial accounts, public entities, and reinsurance.

Sherry holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation, the industry’s premier designation.

Sherry is a past member of the Secura Insurance President’s Advisory Council, a past president of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Dakota, and a past member of the North Dakota Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Fund Board.