Kellie Cutler
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2003

Professional: Property & Casualty Licensed and Life Licensed. Real-estate Licensed.
Education: Bachelor’s in Social Work from Western Michigan University
Community: Volunteer at the State Theatre, Member of Grand Traverse Women Network,
Personal: Kellie resides in Peninsula Township with husband Tim and two children Lauren and Justin. They also have a Weimaraner dog named Cooper.
Hobbies: Walking, Boating, Traveling & Spending time with Family

Lorri Smith
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2001

Education: Glen Lake Community Schools, Maple City
Community: St. Francis Catholic Church, Volunteering at the State Theatre
Personal: Lorri is a native of Leelanau County and resides in Garfield Township in Traverse City with her husband Blake, who is a community development specialist for the USDA – Rural Development. They have two children Haley & Caleb and their puppy, Tucker.
Hobbies: Spending time with family, boating, watching her kids play in sports, scrapbooking, traveling, walking, hanging out with the neighbors.
Licenses Held: Michigan Property & Casualty Insurance Agent and Michigan Life Insurance Agent

Jill Hinson, CISR
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2003

Professional: Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)
Education: Graduate Plano Senior High School, Plano TX; Attended Baylor University, Waco TX
Community: Mission Board Member at The Orchard Church, volunteers with Freedom Builders.
Personal: Jill lives in Traverse City with her husband Scott.
Hobbies: Kayaking, knitting, reading, geo-caching
Licenses Held: Michigan Property & Casualty Insurance Agent, Michigan Life Insurance Agent and Michigan Medicare Agent

Rebecca Korson
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2014

Education: B.B.A. in Marketing and Management from Northwood University
Community: Volunteering at the National Cherry Festival
Personal: Rebecca lives in Lake leelanau with her husband Russell, who works for Leland Township Fire and Rescue. They have a maltipoo named Harper.
Hobbies: Kayaking, boating, shopping, spending time with family and Pinterest.

Eva Lockwood
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2003

Education: Newberry High School, Newberry MI & DeTour High School in DeTour MI
Community: Volunteers at the National Cherry Festival and The State Theatre
Personal: Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula, moved to Traverse City in 1993. Eva has two daughters, Brittany and Erica. She also has a little doggie named Lexy.
Hobbies: She loves being at the beach or just outside, she travels to the UP as often as she can, she likes to go shooting at the range and also spending time with her family and friends.
Licenses Held: Michigan Property & Casualty and Michigan life and accident/health license.

Barb Drow
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2018

Education: Dorsey Business School, Lee M Thurston HS
Personal: Married, 3 children and 6 grandchildren
Hobbies: Gardening, Crafting, Walks on the Beach
Licenses Held: Life Accident & Health, Property & Casualty

Mike Jager
Business Development Leader
Year Hired: 2018

Professional: Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Chartered Private Risk and Insurance Advisor (CPRIA)
Education: B.A. in Business Studies from Davenport College (1999)
Community: President of Bay Area Insurance Agent's Association (BAIAA), Women's Council of Realtors, Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR), Rotary Club Member, Ambassador for Traverse City Chamber of Commerce, Old Mission Peninsula School Board Member
Personal: Mike resides in Peninsula Township with his wife Erica, and their three children Henry, Elin, and Cara.
Hobbies: Spending time with his family, golf, basketball, and spending time enjoying the Northern Michigan summers.
Licenses Held: Property & Casualty License, Surplus Lines License, Life & Health

Shelly Carpenter
Personal Service Agent
Year Hired: 2016

Professional: Agency Support Staff
Education: Bachelors in Accounting from Ferris State University
Community: Member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Member & Team Captain
Personal: Shelly resides in Elmwood Township having living in the wonderful Traverse City area for the past twenty years. She has three amazing children, Ally, Courtney & Austin, who are active in sports, school band and choir. Shelly enjoys any time she gets to spend with her family and friends.
Hobbies: An outdoor enthusiast, Shelly enjoys flower gardening and yard work in warm and sunny weather. She loves many other outdoor activities including walking, biking, golfing, camping, skiing and going to festivals, concerts and Tiger's baseball games. Shelly loves traveling and exploring new destinations, especially tropical locations.
Licenses Held: Michigan, Florida Property & Casualty Insurance Agent

Doreen Lautner
Personal Service Agent
Year Hired: 2019

Community: I have volunteered at Cherryland Humane Society with my granddaughters and have participated in bowling for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Personal: I love that I am part of a large family, married, six siblings, three children and 10 grandchildren.
Hobbies: In my spare time I enjoy reading, doing crafts and spending time near the water.
Licenses Held: Property & Casualty License & Life & Health License

Linda Wilbert
Personal Service Agent
Year Hired: 2015

Education: Traverse City High School
Community: Linda volunteers at Between the Fences, Father Fred, Women's Resource Center and many school fundraisers.
Personal: Linda resides in Empire with her husband Butch, who owns and operates Interlochen RV and Brokers, and their rescue dog Nella. They have a daughter, son, and 3 grandchildren that they love to spend time with.
Hobbies: Motorcycling, boating, walking, camping, music and reading.
Licenses Held: Michigan Property & Casualty Insurance Agent

Bonnie McAskin
Personal Lines Processing
Year Hired: 2016

Education: Roscommon Community School
Community: Volunteering at the State Theatre.
Hobbies: Outdoor enthusiast, boating, golfing, hiking, camping, crafting and sharing the importance of health and nutrition.
Personal: Bonnie resides in Traverse City with her husband Gordie and loveable lab/german shephard pup Kota.

Bonnie Huck
Personal Service
Year Hired: 2017

Education: Northport Public School, Ferris State University
Community: Bonnie is the Vice President of the Northport Boosters Club, she helps arrange and run fundraisers for Northport Promise, she helps with many activities and events at Northport Schools and she is also involved with the Leelanau Fire Department
Hobbies: Bonnie enjoys long walks, especially on the beach, going to sporting events, boating, knitting, traveling and being with friends and family.
Personal: Bonnie resides in Northport with her husband Todd, who is the assistant fire chief. She has two children, Austin and Autumn, and a rescue dog named Stanley.

Elizabeth Sieloff
Personal & Commercial Lines Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2018

Education:Manhattan High School - Manhattan, KS
Community: Elizabeth is involved with the Home Builders Association and the Board Member of Bay Area Insurance Agents Assoc.
Hobbies: Elizabeth enjoys time with friends and family, spending time at the beach, working out, reading, cooking, and cheering on K-State Wildcats and the Kansas City Royals.
Personal: Elizabeth lives in Leelanau County with her 2 Labradors, Emory and Palmer.

Brittany Kaminski
Personal & Commercial Service Agent
Year Hired: 2018

Community: Volunteers at the Traverse City Bijou & State Theatre, Munson Manor, Woman's Resource Center, and Botanical Garden Society.
Personal: Resides in Traverse City with her Fiance Ken and her chocolate lab, Freedom. 
Hobbies: She is always keeping active - staying surrounded with friends, family, baseball, boating and beaches. 

Licenses Held: Michigan Property & Casualty

Lisa Wittig
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2003

Community: Volunteer Father Fred, & American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Humane Society.
Personal: Resides in Florida with husband Marv and French Briard dog named Georgie.
Hobbies: Walking, biking, reading and spending time with family.
Professional: Licensed Property & Casualty & Life
Education: Grosse Pointe South High School & WMU

Brian Sienkiewicz, CIC
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2019

Community: Platelet Donor at Michigan Blood.
Personal: Lives in Traverse City with Wife Marlene and our two children Dominick and Caitlyn.
Hobbies: Plays on team Dillinger's in a Men's league at Howe Arena. Also enjoys Kayaking, Biking, and golfing in the warm months.
Professional: Property, Casualty, Life, Health & Annuity License. Certified Insurance Counselor.
Education: MBA Davenport University

Carrie Bembeneck
Personal Service Agent
Year Hired: 2019

Personal: Grew up in the Traverse City area and currently resides in Buckley and has an energetic dog named Luna.
Hobbies: Drawing, Painting, and refinishing old furniture.
Licenses Held: Michigan Personal Lines
Education: Northwestern Michigan College (Associates Degree), and Traverse City Beauty College (Cosmetology License).

Bryan Price
Personal Risk Manager
Year Hired: 2019

Education: Marquette Senior High School, Northern Michigan University
Community: Rotary Club Member, TAAR Member
Personal: Born and raised in Marquette, played hockey, baseball, and golf growing up, studied Finance & Risk Management at Northern Michigan University. Moved to Traverse City in fall of 2019
Hobbies: Enjoys working out, hiking, golfing, and fishing.
Licenses Held: Michigan Property & Casualty