About Us

Rose Insurance Agency is a full-service insurance agency with over 150 years of combined knowledge.

As a family owned business, we are dedicated to provide the best customer service. Our mission is to provide our customers with carefully planned solutions, instilling confidence that their needs are covered. As a result of our commitment to providing first-class quality service, we have been recognized regularly in CT Magazine for our professionalism and service. We welcome the opportunity to work with you to customize a program. Feel free to contact any of our staff members below or fill out our contact form. Looking forward to meeting you.

Meet Our Team

Mina Paolino

Mina has been with Rose Agency for over 20 years. She likes to say her kids, John and Teresa, have grown up at the Agency. Mina is an avid reader and movie buff. She is known for her welcoming smile while helping clients get what they need…

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Mina has been with Rose Agency for over 20 years. She likes to say her kids, John and Teresa, have grown up at the Agency. Mina is an avid reader and movie buff. She is known for her welcoming smile while helping clients get what they need.

Mina graduated from Sacred Heart University with a B.S. in Business Administration and has an accounting background. Mina has worked in insurance for 20 years and provides service for commercial and personal lines clients. Mina brings such compassion to the office she will go the extra step to comfort clients. She remembers a particular claim where the client was so shaken from a car accident, that Mina hugged her client and helped her client through the entire claim process. Needless to say, the client was so thankful for her patience and compassion.

Lisa Manson

“What I love most about working at Rose Agency is getting to meet so many fantastic people with such diverse needs’” Lisa takes pride in helping clients. She happily takes on the challenge of matching the best solution for the client’s need…

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“What I love most about working at Rose Agency is getting to meet so many fantastic people with such diverse needs’” Lisa takes pride in helping clients. She happily takes on the challenge of matching the best solution for the client’s need. Out of the office, Lisa likes to go fishing with her boys or shopping with her daughter.

Lisa graduated from Briarwood College with a degree in Business Management. She completed insurance licensing at Fairfield University and has been in the insurance industry for 25 years. You will find Lisa fishing with her boys at one of the local lakes, enjoying the outdoors with her husband or shopping with her daughter. Lisa is involved with the high school booster club that helps raise scholarship funds for student athletes.

Abbey Monaco

Abbey brings a positive attitude and welcoming spirit to our Agency. Abbey attended Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts where she majored in Communications and led her cheerleading team as captain…

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Abbey brings a positive attitude and welcoming spirit to our Agency. Abbey attended Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts where she majored in Communications and led her cheerleading team as captain. During her time in Boston, Abbey worked for the Red Sox and attended all their home games. Abbey is a great addition to our commercial lines as a customer service agent, and she is eager to help the Rose Agency maintain our excellent standard of customer service and satisfaction.

Steven Rose

Steve’s 40 years of industry experience has provided his clients the peace of mind knowing they have the right amount of coverage. He is active in the community through his involvement in the Valley Chamber of Commerce and volunteering…

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Steve’s 40 years of industry experience has provided his clients the peace of mind knowing they have the right amount of coverage. He is active in the community through his involvement in the Valley Chamber of Commerce and volunteering his time with a rural medical program. Steve and his wife Pam have twin boys, Michael and Andrew, and are proud grandparents of six grandchildren.
Steven holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Connecticut. Steve has been awarded multiple President and Champion industry awards. He has also received the Five Star Home/Auto Insurance Professional award from 2012-2021 from Connecticut Magazine. The Rose Insurance Agency is only one of ten Insurance Connecticut Agencies to receive this award for ten consecutive years.
As the agency principal, Steven works hard to ensure the Rose Insurance Agency maintains a culture that enables excellent customer service. His down time includes golfing, hiking, biking and spending time with the grandchildren.

Andrew Rose

Drew works with a wide range of insurance programs including personal, commercial and financial. When he’s not working, Drew is busy with his family and their lab, Finn. As a former CT Assistant Lacrosse Coach of the year in high school lacrosse…

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Drew works with a wide range of insurance programs including personal, commercial and financial. When he’s not working, Drew is busy with his family and their lab, Finn. As a former CT Assistant Lacrosse Coach of the year in high school lacrosse, Drew looks forward to being able to spend more time coaching when his boys start playing.

Drew is a graduate of Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY with a B.A. in economics and management. Andrew joined his father 14 years ago and has continued the Rose tradition of excellent customer service. Drew is a certified insurance counselor specializing in business insurance covering General Liability, Business Auto, Workers Compensation and Bonding. Drew plays just as hard during his off-hours running, hiking, playing golf and spending time with his family. On his bucket list is experiencing Mardi Gras.

Maureen Mas

Maureen has been with the Rose Insurance Agency since April 2019. Before joining our team, Maureen worked in the Special Education field for 37 years.She received her Masters in Education in Deaf Education from Penn State…

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Maureen has been with the Rose Insurance Agency since April 2019. Before joining our team, Maureen worked in the Special Education field for 37 years.She received her Masters in Education in Deaf Education from Penn State. Although the insurance field is much different from Special Education, she enjoys and appreciates the variety of tasks she completes for the staff. Maureen is an avid sports fan. When she is not at the office, you can find her routing for her Alma Mater, Penn State.

Jennifer Hanlon

“The only real failure in life is not trying” This a statement that summarizes Jennifer Hanlon’s personal and professional career. She has a strong determination to take on challenges with a belief that through focused efforts and persistence positive…

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“The only real failure in life is not trying” This a statement that summarizes Jennifer Hanlon’s personal and professional career. She has a strong determination to take on challenges with a belief that through focused efforts and persistence positive results will occur. Over the course of her life, she has worked in many different fields and found her passion in Business Management & Human Resources. Jennifer easily builds rapport with customers and employees alike. When she is not working, she is enjoying spending time with her family whether it be camping, playing out in the yard or simple relaxing on a rainy day.

Carlos Arrindell

Carlos is an passionate client advocate. His expertise writing business with numerous carriers will support clients needs seeking exceptional coverage at a competitive premium. Carlos is active member and ambassador of the local …

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Carlos is an passionate client advocate. His expertise writing business with numerous carriers will support clients needs seeking exceptional coverage at a competitive premium. Carlos is active member and ambassador of the local Chamber of Commerce and also volunteers with local non-profit organizations to facilitate insurance educational seminars geared towards First Time Homebuyers. When not at work, Carlos enjoys spending time outdoors with his family Fishing, Hiking, going on Bike rides, and coaching his son in Oxford Little League Baseball . As a graduate of the University of Connecticut, Carlos is an enthusiastic UConn Athletics fanatic!

Alex Watts

Alex is an insurance advisor focusing on commercial and personal lines. Before joining the agency Alex worked in the construction industry. With his expertise, Alex works with contractors to provide them with the best solution for their insurance…

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Alex is an insurance advisor focusing on commercial and personal lines. Before joining the agency Alex worked in the construction industry. With his expertise, Alex works with contractors to provide them with the best solution for their insurance and bonding needs. He also has a focus on property owners and hard to place workers compensation.

Alex is a graduate of St. Michael’s College with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He lives in West Hartford and enjoys time at home with his wife and daughter. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, hiking in Vermont and watching the Bruins.

Vanessa Medina

Vanessa joined the Rose Insurance Agency in September of 2020 as a personal lines agent. As a personal lines agent, Vanessa focuses on providing home, auto, and umbrella insurance for her clients and is an important part of the team. 

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Vanessa’s favorite part of working at Rose Insurance Agency is that she gets to speak with her clients and build trusting relationships every day.

Vanessa graduated from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT with a Bachelor’s in Business Management. She began her insurance career at State Farm in Newtown, CT as a customer service representative and later moved into account management. As a personal lines agent, she has in-depth knowledge in handling property and casualty claims and finding her clients the right coverage for their needs.
When not at work, Vanessa enjoys wine-tasting with friends, or relaxing at home with her beau, Jonathan, and the best dog ever, Santi Bear!

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We welcome the opportunity to work with you to customize a program.

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