HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – With Hispanic Heritage Month officially underway, News 19 is taking the opportunity to highlight stories of Hispanic members of the community.
New 19 spoke with Sady Zayas-Visser who is originally from Guatemala.
She moved to the United States when she was 18-year-old as an exchange student. Sady then went to college in Texas and now, she is an independent insurance agent.
If you step into the Farmers Insurance Office on Highway 72, you will find Sady and her team making phone calls and interacting with their clients.
Sady says she is living her dream but still faces challenges. “My Spanish and English overlap sometimes,” said Sady.
Sady says she’s felt intimidated and afraid in the past to really be herself. But now she pushes the insecurities aside and encourages her employees to do the same.
She says, “you know how they say fear is your worst enemy?