Up Close with Paula Whitehurst

Courtesy of P3 Insurance Agency

Current job: Independent Insurance Agent, Agency owner of P3 Insurance Agency.
Proudest professional moment: When I quit the most amazing job I ever had to take the leap and open my own insurance agency.
First job, and what age you were:  My parents bought Chucks Donut Shop, when I was around 13-14. All of us kids instantly had a job.

Paula Whitehurst

Fun fact: I have six sisters; everyone called us the “Donut Girls.”
Favorite way to spend a Saturday night pre-COVID: My favorite night of the week! Go out to dinner, checking out local restaurants, a movie, hanging out with friends – I love having people over.
Favorite way to spend a Saturday night during COVID:  Still watching movies, eating at home mostly or take out, practicing my cooking skills. Now, thankfully, with a couple friends.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, local businesses that you have been trying to give some extra love/business to: I’ve been trying to give extra love to as many local small businesses as I can. Everyone is struggling right now but especially the small locally owned restaurants. Since I came from a family who owned a small business, I know how hard they work and my heart goes out to them.

Favorite movie: Avatar.
Music of choice: I love all genres, I’m a total music lover!
Current favorite place to get takeout/delivery: Don Juan Corner Café.
Motto/inspirational quote: Life is short, make it sweet.

Joanna Yorke-Payne
Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start ClarkCountyToday.com.

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