Executive Directory

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Kate Boyle, B.A. (Hons), CIP
President

McKillop Mutual Insurance Company
Phone: 519-319-5011
Email: kate@mckillopmutual.com

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Kate Boyle

Kate graduated from Western University in 2004 with an honours degree in French Language and Literature. She has been in the insurance industry for over 15 years. She began her career as a Claims Examiner at a brokerage office in London, Ontario. Following that, she worked for over 12 years as an Independent Adjuster at Claimspro London. During this time, she obtained her CIP designation and her Independent Adjusting Licence. Kate is currently an All-Lines Adjuster at McKillop Mutual Insurance Company in Seaforth, Ontario. This is Kate’s 5th year on the LCA and second term as President. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, cooking, hosting dinner parties and going to concerts.

Heidi Bronnenhuber, CIP
Vice-President

ClaimsPro
Phone: 519-645-6500 ext. 3304
Email: heidi.bronnenhuber@scm.ca

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Heidi Bronnenhuber

Heidi has devoted the last 10 years towards being on the Executive Board of the London Claims Association, holding positions of Secretary, Director and as Social Director. She has worked in the insurance industry mostly as an Accident Benefits Adjuster for past 23 years, working for both insurance companies, defence legal firms, and most recently as an Independent Adjuster. She also obtained her CIP Designation in 2009.

Linda Pereira, Treasurer

Lambton Mutual Insurance Company
Phone: 519-876-2304 ext. 238
Email: lpereira@lambtonmutual.com

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Linda Pereira

Linda has been a claims adjuster at Lambton Mutual for the last 12 years. Linda loves what she does and has been adjusting claims for over 32 years. Linda has been a dedicated and active member of the London Claims Association board for over 12 years. She is proud of her wonderful family and has three beautiful grandchildren that keep her young. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling with her husband of 39 years.

Kelly Peck-McDonnell, CIP
Secretary

Kent & Essex Mutual
Phone: 519-630-4782
Email: kellyp@kemutual.com

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Kelly Peck-McDonnell

Kelly Peck-McDonnell is a Senior AB Adjuster working at Crawford & Company. Kelly specializes in complex and catastrophic AB losses, and has developed a niche in handling injury claims arising from out-of-province accidents. She is an all-lines adjuster and has worked as an IA for 20 years. Prior to that, she worked as an agent for The Cooperators. Kelly is currently in her 3rd term with the LCA, is the London Delegate to the OIAA and looks forward to serving our members for another year.

Jordan Tremblay, CIP
Provincial Delegate

ClaimsPro
Phone: 519-649-6554
Email: jordan.tremblay@scm.ca

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Jordan Tremblay

Jordan is a graduate from the Insurance program at Fanshawe college. She has family members in the industry and wanted to pursue a career as a Claims Adjuster. She recently obtained her CIP designation and is looking forward to getting experience within the insurance industry and being a part of the London Claims Association.

Pam Cecchin, CIP, CRM
Director

Economical Insurance
Phone: 519-673-2508
Email: pamala.cecchin@economical.com

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Pam Cecchin

She is the newest member of the Economical CAT team. This position will entail handling claims across Canada from the East Coast to the West Coast. She has been working in the insurance industry for more than 25 years and am familiar with all the nuances of insurance, insurance professionals and the shenanigans they can get into. She has three children, a cat and a rock’in she shed. Her alter ego is Wonder Woman, and for those that know her – this is likely an understatement of her personality. She will be the LCA secretary for the next year and if she has anything to do with it - keep the board and their events unforgettable.

Angela Cowen, CIP
Director

Economical Insurance
Phone: 1-800-577-7717 ext. 57350
Email: angela.cowen@economical.com

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Angela Cowen

Working in Insurance industry since 2004 starting at reception with a Mutual Insurer. Earned CIP accreditation in 2018. Currently working at Economical as an Intermediate Accident Benefits adjuster. Life long resident of Strathroy where she lives with her family and Bandit the dog.

Michele Field, FCIP
Director

Trillium Mutual Insurance Company
Phone: 519-291-9300 ext. 5713
Email: mfield@trilliummutual.com

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Michele Field

Michele has been employed at Trillium Mutual since 2009 as a multi-lines claims adjuster but has been in the insurance industry for a little longer than that! This is her 2nd year with the LCA as a director. She is a graduate of Fanshawe College from the Business Finance and the Business Insurance Program and has also obtained her FCIP. Michele was born, raised and continue to lives in Bruce County! She doesn’t mind the commute to LCA functions because our chapter is so much fun! In her spare time, Michele likes to go “glamping” with her family, reading and can be found on a volunteer committee or two in her local home town.

Mackenna Frank, CIP
Director

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.
Phone: 519-432-3747 ext. 8408
Email: mackenna.frank@crawco.ca

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Mackenna Frank

Mackenna Frank came into the insurance industry a few years ago after completing the Insurance Program at Fanshawe College. She’s currently working as an all-lines adjuster for Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Prior to being in the insurance industry, she lived abroad and travelled Europe. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time on Georgian Bay, paddle boarding in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. She loves the outdoors and hiking with her French Bulldog.

Sara Marziali, CIP, CRM
Social Member

FirstOnSite
Phone: 519-451-6789
Email: smarziali@firstonsite.ca

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Sara Marziali

Sara started out in the insurance industry 8 years ago as an auto adjuster for a mutual insurance company. She has made her way through the independent adjusting world and landed on the restoration side of things currently as a business development manager for FirstOnSite Restoration. Some of her passions include travelling, spending time outdoors camping and hiking and leading a healthy and active lifestyle.

Jodie Snyder, CPA, CGA
Social Member

Davis Martindale
Phone: 519-673-3141 ext. 1248
Email: jsnyder@davismartindale.com

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Jodie Snyder

Jodie Snyder is a Senior Manager in the Advisory Services Team at Davis Martindale and specializes in quantifying losses under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule and for commercial insurance claims. Jodie joined Davis Martindale in June of 2010 and received her CPA, CGA designation in October of 2015. Jodie can usually be found doing something outside (gardening, running, biking, sitting on a patio!) and enjoys spending her free time with her fiancé, Warren.

Jeff Timmermans, CFE
Social Member

Xpera Risk Mitigation & Investigation
Phone: 519-884-6352 ext. 2233
Email: jeff.timmermans@xpera.ca

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Jeff Timmermans

Jeff Timmermans is Director, Investigations at Xpera Risk Mitigation and Investigation and has been a licensed Private Investigator in Ontario for 20 years. He graduated with Honors from the Law Enforcement program at Seneca College and the Canadian School of Private Investigation and in December 2010, he obtained his Certified Fraud Examiner designation. He has conducted countless investigations throughout Ontario, which has given him invaluable hands on experience in investigations, which ultimately led to his current role as Director. He currently oversees day to day operations in 7 branches in Xpera’s SW region, including his home branch in London as well as branches in Kitchener/Waterloo, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Windsor, Barrie and Sudbury. He also assists with Xpera’s business development initiatives in the region and routinely conducts seminars on the effective use of investigations.

Wendy Barbour, FCIP
Bookkeeper

London Claims Association
Phone: 519-434-4832
Email: webmaster@londonclaimsassociation.com

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Wendy Barbour

Wendy spent her first 25 years in insurance as a broker and in 2001 became the Manager of the SW Chapter of the Insurance Institute having been part of their Executive Board for several years. Along the way, she attained FCIP, CAIB and CRM designations and now enjoys assisting LCA and returns to the Insurance Institute for exams.

Past Presidents

Peggy Way 2017 - 2018

Linda Pereira 2016 - 2017

Lee-Ann Vansteenkiste 2015 - 2016

Kyle Case 2014 - 2015

Linda Pereira 2013 - 2014

Janet Annis 2012 - 2013

Peggy Way 2011 - 2012

Gary Annandale 2010 - 2011

Lynn Highley 2009 - 2010

Carey Parkinson 2008 - 2009

Calla Leitch 2007 - 2008

Leslie Galloway 2006 - 2007

Tracey Vandervies 2005 - 2006

Greg Fickling 2004 - 2005

Sherri Voutier 2003 - 2004

Mike Washington 2002 - 2003

Murray Ebel 2001 - 2002

David Bourke 2000 - 2001

Deb Purser 1999 - 2000

Nancy Bareisch 1998 - 1999

Mary Lynn Laberge 1997 - 1998

Keith Marentette 1996 - 1997

Kevin Reimer 1995 - 1996

Craig Musico 1994 - 1995

Emily Parkinson-Brown 1993 - 1994

Sharon Corlett 1992 - 1993

Steve Mckeown 1991 - 1992

Mike Summers 1990 - 1991

Chris Fearon 1987 - 1988

Peter Maurer 1986 - 1987

Lissa Regan 1984 - 1986

Ron Gorrie 1983 - 1984

Geoff Lund 1982 - 1983

Peter Hathaway - 1977

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