She’s smart and fearless. Find out what else you don’t know about Dena!

Official Title: Commercial Umbrella New Business Underwriter

Dena Driscoll is an Umbrella Underwriter who joined New Empire Group in 2012 as an Underwriting Associate. Prior to joining New Empire Group she worked at Clear Channel Communications as an Executive Assistant and Customer Service Representative for five years. During her employment at Clear Channel, Dena was recognized and awarded for her exemplary customer service with several awards fueled by compliments from satisfied customers. Her hard work and determination quickly paid off as she was promoted to the Umbrella Underwriter position within one year of joining New Empire Group.  In 2015, Dena was awarded “Employee of the Year” at New Empire Group for her outstanding service, dedication and contributions to the success of the organization.

Dena was raised in Lynbrook, NY. She is a graduate of Malverne HS and gained an Associate’s Degree in Office Technologies from Business Informatics Center. Dena is married and resides with her husband and two sons on Long Island. She enjoys getting together with family and friends as much as she can, and has even taken up bowling with her husband in their spare time.

What is your role at New Empire Group?
I am a New Business Umbrella Underwriter.

What have you gained from working at New Empire Group?
Insurance knowledge. I did not come from an insurance background before working for New Empire Group. The training and guidance I have received from New Empire Group has set me up for success.

What is your favorite part about working for New Empire Group?
Those who I work for and with. We have a superior management team and staff at New Empire Group, who make me look forward to coming to work every day.

What would be the title of your autobiography?
Memoirs of an Eternal Optimist.

What is the one thing you cannot resist?
Chocolate chip cookies right out of the oven!

For any questions regarding our Commercial Umbrella Program, or if you just want to say “Hi”, contact Dena at!

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