40 Under Forty Awards


Filippini, Jocelyn (38)

Filippini, Jocelyn (38)

Jocelyn is a commercial account executive and risk adviser at Gougeon Insurance Brokers. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Sudbury and will serve as the next president. She is a director on the Sudbury Construction Association board. The busy mother of two has participated in marathons and is a volunteer fitness instructor at the Y.

Q: What makes you happy about living in Sudbury?
A: Everything I am most passionate about can be found in Sudbury: my family, my career, and the beautiful outdoors. I am able to enjoy camping with my husband and sons and I can go running on trails that weave throughout the city. I was born and raised in Sudbury and I am proud to be raising a family of my own here.

Q: What is your proudest accomplishment?
A: Personally, I am most proud of being a mother and raising two wonderful boys with my husband. Professionally, I take pride in achieving the two insurance career designations (CIP, CAIB) while working and raising a family.

Q: What is the most important lesson you’ve learned?
A: I’ve learned that balance is very important. I work hard and love my job but make time for my other passions in life.

Q: What is your personal motto?
A: “Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.”

Q: What advice would you give the other young leaders?
A: The voice in your head that says you can’t achieve your goals is a liar.