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Meet Juliana Perazzo-Marius of Gusta Insurance in North Dallas

Today we’d like to introduce you to Juliana Perazzo-Marius.

Juliana, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
Everything started when I began working as a paralegal in a personal injury law firm for nine years. I worked on pre-demand and trial cases mainly for plaintiffs injured in personal auto and commercial vehicles. I usually examined several personal and commercial policies on a daily basis and began to realize that at least 90% of our clients had no understanding of insurance or had the proper coverage to protect their families and assets. No matter what was their social class, many of these clients shared the same statement: “My insurance agent said that I am fully covered.” Having the minimal requirement of your state law doesn’t mean that you are fully covered. Many of our clients were women and they were more eager to learn about insurance.

Even though I was not an insurance agent at the time, I noticed that many insurance professionals in the industry don’t take the time to explain to their clients what types of coverage would cover them in case that a situation arises. I always had to go out of my way to teach clients about the importance of having knowledge of what type of insurance coverage they are buying and how they can protect themselves. This is in case of liabilities or other specific situations that their insurance would take effect. Everyone should understand that if you don’t have the proper insurance coverage; your financial livelihood and/or your business may be ruined following an unfortunate mistake.

Working for many years in the law and insurance industry, I have seen that many of these individuals with auto or commercial insurance are underinsured or uninsured and face challenges upon emerging liabilities. My goal is to give clients peace of mind and enjoy full protection with the right insurance product.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
When I decided to leave the legal industry, I faced many challenges. I first became a business owner in another industry. It was during crucial challenges that I have learned the insurance industry more in-depth. During these many years, I faced numerous obstacles, which would have been much worse if I have not done my homework to find the best insurance policy to fit my business. Now I know what it takes to protect myself and my business from liabilities that can emerge at any time from every single direction. Unfortunately, many business owners still don’t have the knowledge of the many liabilities they may encounter if they don’t choose the right insurance policy for their businesses.

We’d love to hear more about Gusta Insurance.
At Gusta Insurance, our priority is helping our clients to find the best coverage at the best possible price in order to protect what matters most in life. Gusta Insurance is an independent agency with locations in North Dallas, Texas and Tampa Bay area, Florida. Being an independent agency is important because we are not tied to proprietary insurance products and we can partner with many carriers to provide a wide variety of insurance products and services. Working with many of the top and highly rated carriers allows us to help people and businesses find the best coverage at the best possible price. Gusta has a team of knowledgeable and experienced individuals who speak multiple languages including English, Spanish and Portuguese. Specializing in commercial insurance, such as commercial auto insurance, general liability, business owner policy, umbrella, business continuation, worker’s compensation and much more. We also help people with personal auto insurance, homeowners insurance, landlord/tenant, umbrella, flood insurance policies, health insurance and life insurance. Our priority is to educate and protect our clients with the right personal or business insurance product to secure their future.

Gusta insurance has a different approach to helping people and families when purchasing all types of insurance to protect what’s important to them. We listen to our clients to understand the type of insurance that they need. We educate our clients on insurance products so that they understand what they have and what is covered. This is important so that people and businesses have a clear understanding of what the insurance covers. Gusta Insurance is also partnered with a team of financial planners, attorneys, certified public accountants (CPA) to make sure that the insurance being purchased is part of their financial, legal and accounting plans. This is something that we do not see in the insurance industry. We want our clients to enjoy their protection.

We are proud of our knowledge and experience of working on the many sides of the stage, such as insurance, legal, finance and being business owners. These many work experiences and life trials set us apart from others.

Gusta Insurance offers insurance products and services in several languages, including English, Spanish and Portuguese with offices in North Dallas, Texas and in the Tampa Bay area, Florida.

What were you like growing up?
Growing up in a diverse family, I have a great passion for traveling and have learned many languages to embrace all people from many paths of life. Family is important to me and I love what I do in the insurance industry. Helping families and businesses protect what’s important to them. It’s this drive, determination and courage, that makes me get up every day to share with people my personal and professional experiences. Since childhood, I have always been a crazy nutty dog lover. I’m a proud mom of four dogs that I share with my husband. In our spare time, we rescue and find homes for those fur babies that are left with no home.

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