Susana Gonzalez was born and raised in the Hood River Valley. She first came to work with Columbia River Insurance as an intern when she was a sophomore in high school, and has worked for Columbia River Insurance ever since. Susana quickly became a licensed Agent to help the Spanish speaking community. As her expertise and knowledge grew Susana became an integral part not only in personal lines but in business and public entity clients, completely revamping the public entity claims process at CRI. It has been 16 years of insurance, college classes, getting married, having a family and many other achievements that has made her such an integral part of the agency operation.