Our Team

Brown and Brown Staff

Cheryl Hamilton
Account Manager

Cheryl Hamilton joined Brown & Brown of Detroit in 2017. As a Commercial Lines Account Manager, she provides excellent customer service to business clients. Cheryl’s favorite […]

Lynda Rice

Lynda is an Account Manager within the Personal Lines department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides excellent service to new […]

Regina Krajenke

Regina Krajenke works as an Account Manager within the Personal Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides the appropriate […]

Kristine Whitney

Kris is a Benefits Administrative Support Specialist at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she handles client service-related issues from enrollments and terminations […]

Kristyn Ivison

Kristyn is a Client Service Representative within the Employee Benefits department of Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides clients with post-enrollment […]

Todd Piersol
Executive Vice President

Todd Piersol relocated to Brown & Brown of Detroit in early 2013 to work as Profit Center Leader here. He has worked for Brown & […]

Brian Pilarski
Commercial Agent and Sales Leader

Brian works as Sales Leader and Commercial Insurance Advisor at Brown & Brown of Detroit. As an advisor, he helps identify insurance and risk management […]

Steve Hettrick
Benefits Leader

Steve Hettrick has been an Employee Benefits Producer at Brown & Brown of Detroit since 2004. He has been in the insurance industry since 1993. […]

Susan Mitchell
Personal Leader

Susan is the Personal Lines Leader at Brown & Brown of Detroit. She joined the team in 2016 and brings extensive personal insurance leadership experience […]

Bernie Gallagher
Commercial Leader

Bernie Gallagher joined Brown & Brown of Detroit in October 2015. In her role as Commercial Lines Leader, she manages the account management, claims, and […]

Elizabeth Ellis
Accounting Leader

Liz is the Accounting Leader at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she is responsible for the accounting and financial operations of the […]

Cheetah
Office Security

Brown & Brown is, at its foundation, a meritocracy. This means that our employees rise and fall on their individual merit. We value personal responsibility, […]

Steve Bissell
IT Leader

Steve Bissell is the IT Leader at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role he handles hardware, software, infrastructure, vendor management, and special projects. […]

Amy LoPiccolo
Benefits Operation Leader

Amy LoPiccolo has been the Operations Leader of the Employee Benefits department of Brown & Brown of Detroit since 2016. Prior to taking on a […]

Jillian Nemeth
Sales & Operations Coordinator

Jillian serves as Sales & Operations Coordinator at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she supports all divisions within the office. Jillian improves […]

Sherri Kurek
Receptionist

Sherri is a Receptionist at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she warmly greets clients and guests, directs incoming calls throughout the office, […]

Linda Knarre
Receptionist

Linda works as one of the Receptionists at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she warmly greets clients and guests, directs incoming calls […]

Kristi Brokaw
Staff Accountant

Kristi Brokaw serves as Staff Accountant and Team Resources at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In these roles, her duties include payroll, human resources, cash […]

Melinda Anderson
Administrative Assistant

Melinda works as an Administrative Assistant within the Agency Services department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides important support in […]

Cindy Schultz
Account Manager

Cindy Schultz has worked as a Personal Insurance Advisor at Brown & Brown of Detroit since 2012. She has over 23 total years of experience […]

Jane Prichard
Account Manager

Jane is a Personal Lines Account Manager at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides the appropriate personal property and casualty insurance […]

Dan Patrico
Personal Advisor

Dan Patrico has worked in Brown & Brown of Detroit’s personal lines department since early 2016. In his current role of Personal Insurance Producer, Dan […]

Michelle McNeal
Account Manager

Michelle McNeal works as an Account Manager within the Personal Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides the appropriate […]

Lisa Kennedy
Processor/Assistant

Lisa is a Processor within the Personal Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, her duties include verifying daily transactions, handling […]

Jennifer Hamel
Personal Advisor

Jennifer Hamel works as a New Client Sales Advisor at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she advises new clients in finding business […]

Denise Hall
Account Manager

Denise is a Marketing Specialist within the Personal Lines department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. She works alongside the department’s account managers and with […]

Anne Futterer
Account Manager

Anne Futterer started at Brown & Brown of Detroit in 2015, but she possesses about 17 total years of experience in the insurance industry. In […]

Lydia Carmona
Account Manager

Lydia Carmona works as an Account Manager within the Personal Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides the appropriate […]

Dan West
Commercial Advisor

Dan West has worked as a Commercial Insurance Producer at Brown & Brown of Detroit since 1989 and he has been involved in the insurance […]

Derek Wesch
Claims Manager

Derek is the Claims Manager of the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In the role, he serves as the main contact […]

Ryan Wellman
Commercial Advisor

Ryan J. Wellman is a risk consultant and commercial insurance agent with Brown & Brown of Detroit. Ryan’s primary focus is on delivering excellent service […]

Whitney Watson
Assistant, Receptionist

Whitney serves as both Receptionist and Commercial Lines Administrative Assistant at Brown & Brown of Detroit. She assists the commercial lines department with tasks such […]

Drew Strouse
Commercial Advisor

Drew is a Commercial Insurance Advisor at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, he helps clients understand how their commercial property and casualty […]

Ann Marie Mourad
Commercial Advisor

Ann Marie is a Select Commercial Sales Agent at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she assists small business owners in evaluating their […]

Elizabeth Ezmerlian
Account Manager

Elizabeth Ezmerlian works as an Account Manager within the Personal Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides the appropriate […]

Heather Miller
Account Manager

Heather works as an Account Manager within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she manages the day-to-day affairs […]

Jim Libs
Commercial Advisor

Jim Libs has worked as a Commercial Insurance Producer at Brown & Brown of Detroit since 2004. He possesses 37 years of total experience in […]

Patrick Kennedy
Marketing Analyst

Patrick leads the insurance negotiation and placement for our Detroit office.  Patrick has spent his entire career in the insurance industry, working as a risk […]

Chanell Jones
Account Manager

Chanell is an Account Manager within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides excellent customer service, including […]

Debbie Hulway
Customer Service

Debbie Hulway works as a Processor within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides administrative support to […]

Jennifer Hendrix
Account Manager

Jennifer Hendrix works as an Account Manager within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides excellent customer […]

Rhonda French
Assistant Account Manager

Rhonda French works as a Processor within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides administrative support to […]

Jim Farber
Commercial Advisor

Jim is president of Executive Strategies, a national retail and wholesale specialty insurance division of Brown & Brown of Detroit. Executive Strategies is dedicated to […]

Diana Domin
Account Manager

Diana Domin works as an Account Manager within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides excellent customer […]

Heather Doetsch
Account Manager

Heather Doetsch works as an Account Manager within the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides excellent customer […]

Matt Dinverno
Commercial Advisor

Matt Dinverno joined the Brown & Brown of Detroit team in early 2016. Matt’s primary focus is on delivering excellent service and insurance solutions to […]

Kelly Bottcher
Account Manager

Kelly is an Account Manager with the Small Business Unit of the Commercial Insurance department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. She assists small businesses […]

Christopher Bolton
Commercial Advisor

Chris Bolton has worked as a commercial producer at Brown & Brown of Detroit since April 2015. Chris is experienced and skilled at brokering all […]

Jerry Zaccardelli
Benefits Advisor

Jerry Zaccardelli has been with Brown & Brown of Detroit since 2001. He has held several positions here over the years, and currently works as […]

Maryann VanHevel
Benefit Analyst

Maryann VanHevel works as a Benefit Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she is responsible for the annual renewal process, which […]

Anthony Slusser
Benefit Analyst

Anthony is a Senior Benefit Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, he deals with claims cost analysis and projection, employee access […]

Donna Scott
Benefit Analyst

Donna is a Benefit Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. She specializes in working with small groups, of under 50 employees. Donna’s favorite part […]

Karen Roehrig
Benefit Analyst

Karen Roehrig works as a Benefit Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she is responsible for the annual renewal process, which […]

Lily Palaj
Benefits Advisor

Lily’s primary focus is on delivering solutions & excellent service in the employee benefit insurance segment. Prior to joining Brown & Brown of Detroit, Lily […]

Sharon Nummer
Account Manager

Sharon is a Client Service Representative within the Employee Benefits department of Brown & Brown of Detroit. Her job is to help clients and their […]

Richard Monahan
Benefits Advisor

Richard has specialized in employee benefits since graduating from the University of Michigan (AB – Economics) in 1986. After beginning his career with The Equitable […]

John Kowalski
Benefit Analyst

John serves as a Benefits Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. He is responsible for the annual group benefits renewal process, including rate negotiation, […]

Sue Graves
Benefit Analyst

Sue Graves works as a Benefit Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she is responsible for the annual renewal process, which […]

Tricia Godin
Benefits Advisor

Tricia Godin has been with Brown & Brown of Detroit since June of 2015. In her role as Employee Benefits Producer, she consults with business […]

Amy Gillis
Benefit Analyst

Amy serves as a Benefits Analyst at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she is responsible for the annual renewal process, which could […]

Tracey Eichenlaub
Account Executive

Tracey is an Account Executive within the Employee Benefits department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides a high level of […]

Sherman Edwards
Benefits Advisor

Sherman Edwards joined Brown & Brown of Detroit in 2016 as an Employee Benefits Advisor. Sherman’s primary focus is on helping businesses solve their employee […]

Mary Dereszewski
Account Manager

Mary is an Enrollment Specialist within the Employee Benefits department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she coordinates enrollment implementation, develops employee […]

Lindsay Dains
Account Manager

Lindsay Dains is an Account Manager within the Employee Benefits department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she acts as a liaison […]

Dawn Couey
Account Manager

Dawn works as an Account Manager within the Employee Benefits department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she provides full-service enrollment and customer […]

Sonya Clark
Account Manager

Sonya Clark is an Account Manager within the Employee Benefits department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she acts as a liaison […]

Krystn Clark
Benefits Advisor

Krystn Clark is an Employee Benefits Advisor at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she works with new and existing business clients to […]

Lea Anna Brunsman
Account Manager

Lea Anna works as an Account Manager within the Employee Benefits department at Brown & Brown of Detroit. In this role, she acts as a […]