Cherie has more than of 35 years experience in the insurance industry and has a vast knowledge of understanding insurance contracts, laws and claim processing. She owned and operated C. L. Berenato Insurance, LLC from 2005 until 2017 when she merged her agency with 3 partners creating a conglomerate corporation with agencies located in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Florida. At the time of her retirement she was Chief Operating Officer of EIG Insurance Corporation and her primary responsibility was restructuring agencies after acquisitions and creating work flow processes that aligned all agencies' operations to adhere to Fiduciary Audit and Underwriting Procedures at a State and Federal level while managing multiple insurance companies Underwriting Guidelines required by brokerage firms for the agencies. Cherie retired from the insurance business in 2019.
In 2020, after realizing retirement was not for her, she came on board with Lauth Investigations as a Claim Researcher.
When Cherie is not working, she enjoys spending her time with her family including her husband, Ron, their children and 5 grandchildren who are the apples of her eyes, boating, traveling and gardening.