Favorite Motivational Quote: “Attitude: It is your attitude, not your aptitude that determines your altitude.” Zig Ziglar.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Alan is the second generation of insurance professionals in his family. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University Business School majoring in Risk Management and Insurance. He has worked in the insurance industry since 1988. Alan is also a valuable partner of SPS Strategic Payroll Solutions, which offers payroll and HR services, and Vantage Cost, a risk mitigation and cost containment business. In 2004 he realized one of his goals of owning his own insurance agency.
Alan comically refers to himself as the “Head Dishwasher”. For those who know him can testify, this is truly how he operates, willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. He is eager to help and jumps right in to lead and make the task a success. Alan is a true visionary. He is able to see the potential in others and opportunities, giving them a chance when others might dismiss an idea or person. His track records shows he can turn things around to the positive.
Alan’s good heartedness and generosity is well utilized in the organizations he is passionate about. Alan has served in other leadership positions and enjoys giving back to the community. He is the current President of the Newark Sport and Event Commission which oversees The Lou and Gib Reese Ice Arena. In addition he is a past president of the Newark Ice Hockey Association, a past President of the Grandview Heights Chamber of Commerce and a past Board of Directors of the Granville Chamber of Commerce. He is the immediate past President of Gamma Iota Sigma, The International Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science Collegiate Fraternity and served as a board member on NAIFA Columbus, The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He is also very active in the Spiehlman Gridiron Classic helping support high school athletic departments and athletes and raising money to fight breast cancer.
Anyone who has Alan as their family, friend, employer, agent or acquaintance should consider themselves blessed.
Personal Lines Account Manager
CIC, CISR, CPIW
Favorite Motivational Quote: “ Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it” – Lou Holtz
Jackie earned a Bachelor of Arts in individualized programs with a concentration in Human Resource Management from the University of Toledo in 1993. She soon realized her love for people, attention for details and impeccable memory was a perfect fit as an insurance professional and became a licensed insurance agent in 1995. In 2005 she joined the Hoffmann and Associates’ team. She is the Personal Lines Account Manager, handling all personal lines current clients and prospects. She also takes on many additional roles in the office, overseeing day to day functions, agency management updates, training fellow employees and generating reports. She is well versed in insurance policies and keeps up to date with the ongoing insurance changes. She is “our voice” liaison to the insurance carriers we work with. She is also a Public Notary.
Jackie’s genuine concern for others and attention to details, pretty much makes her one of our office’s super hero. She has a big city charm with a small town heart.
Commercial Lines Account Manager
Favorite Motivational Quote: It’s not just about being better. It’s about being different. You need to give people a reason to choose your business.” Tom Abbott
Whitney became a licensed insurance agent in 1998. She has a well rounded background in personal, business and professional insurance.
She joined Hoffmann and Associates’ team in 2012 and soon after was promoted to Commercial Lines Account Manager. Her responsibilities include handling all commercial lines current clients and new business. She is an expert in business insurance and takes time to listen to clients and find out their specific concerns and questions. She does a thorough fact finding process to make sure she finds the best insurance fit for each business’ unique needs. Whitney is very conscientious, does things the right way or not at all.
One of her recent achievement was in 2013, where she earned her Bachelor Degree in Science Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Peers, colleagues & clients alike admire and appreciate Whitney’s assets that she brings everyday.
Favorite Motivational Quote: “No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up and never give up.” Regina Brett
Katrina started her insurance career in 1989 working in a Group Health Third Party Administrator firm. In 2005, she joined Hoffmann and Associates’ team. Her responsibilities include initiating new opportunities sales, bridging prospects to becoming clients, customer retention, branding Hoffmann and Associates, and working on special projects.
She loves helping people and following through until the task is complete. She is jokingly referred to as “the velvet pit bull”.
Favorite Motivational Quote: “The letters A T S ......stands for And Then Some. Go the extra mile”
Bryan grew up in the insurance world. His great – grandfather Desso Pipes originally started their family owned insurance agency, Pipes Insurance Agency in Newark, Ohio back in 1932. Bryan doesn’t know life without being involved in insurance. He fondly recalls working at his grandparents’ agency when he was just a kid.
Bryan made insurance his own and became a licensed agent in 1993. Bryan attended Ohio State University and Cincinnati Christian University focusing on business and political science.
In 2001 he was elected as the Licking County Recorder where he serves currently. He is definitely Licking County proud and feels it is a real privilege to serve his community in any capacity. He serves as the President for Ohio Council of County Officials. He has also served as Ohio Recorders Association President in 2010.
Bryan teamed up with Hoffmann & Associates in 2011 as one of our producers.
♥ Bella ♥
Favorite Motivational Quote: Stay Paw-stive | Wake Up. Hug Dog. Have a Good Day
Our office sunshine. She brightens up any room with her energy and playful attitude. Always ready for the front door to open, a treat and a walk. She loves Joe, our UPS person.