Five Questions with...

Five Questions With Nick Crook, Employment Specialist

What is the secret of your success at Utica National Insurance Group?
The key to success in any profession, as well as in life, is always communication. You need to be able to effectively communicate with those around you to be successful. I have been lucky to be around great people in my time with Utica National, who are willing to lend a helping hand in any situation. Honest and effective communication has been the “secret” to my success.

If you had to choose another occupation, what would it be?
Sports Broadcaster. Whether it be baseball, basketball, football, or lacrosse, I am a very big sports fan. The drama and unknown in sports really draws me in, and to be involved in the action would make for a great career.

How would your family and friends describe you?
My friends and family would describe me as a level-headed, even-keeled person who is able to make the best out of any situation. I tend to not get too high or too low in life, allowing me to learn from situations and move forward in a better spot.

What is your favorite way to spend a weekend?
My favorite way to spend a weekend is with family and friends. Whether camping, at a concert, sporting event, or just relaxing at home. Whatever I am doing, I prefer to be with family and friends.

What is your pet peeve?
Individuals who take advantage of others, or prey on others insecurities.