Our Team

Collectively, the Jones DesLauriers team have over 125 years of experience and knowledge in a wide range of sectors that has lead them to success on both regional and national levels.

Shawn DeSantis, President & CEO

Shawn DeSantis

Partner, President & CEO

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Shawn DeSantis

Partner, President & CEO

Shawn is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Navacord Company and Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc. Prior to this,…

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I am very proud of the level of talent we have in our organization and believe it’s the best in the industry. Our ability to build and sustain incredible relationships with our clients and insurance partners and continuously provide expert advise to help those mitigate their risk is what we do and what we are proud of.

Commercial Account Executives

Michael Bastone

Partner, Account Executive

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Michael Bastone

Partner, Account Executive

Michael Bastone has over 15 of experience and has become an expert in Hard-to-Place Property/Liability, High Hazard Manufacturing, Public-Private Partnerships,…

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David Blow

Account Executive

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David Blow

Account Executive

David Blow began his insurance career with Jones DesLauriers in the fall of 2014.  He successfully graduated from the Jones…

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Benny Chiavetti

Account Executive

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Benny Chiavetti

Account Executive

Benny Chiavetti has over 7 years of experience in Risk Management and has been in the financial services industry for…

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Matt Croswell

Partner, Account Executive

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Matt Croswell

Partner, Account Executive

Matt Croswell has over 15 years of experience in the commercial insurance industry, specializing in Construction Risk. Working alongside the…

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Rick DesLauriers

Account Executive

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Rick DesLauriers

Account Executive

Richard has over 33 years of experience in all aspects of Property Casualty Insurance. Working alongside the firm’s Industry Leaders…

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Tracy Drew

Account Executive

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Tracy Drew

Account Executive

Tracy Drew is responsible for coordination of client service activities for Jones DesLauriers. Specializing in claims advocacy as well as the…

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Kathy Gallagher

Account Executive

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Kathy Gallagher

Account Executive

Kathy Gallagher is responsible for coordination of client service activities for Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc. specializing in small to…

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Michael Georgiev

Partner, Account Executive

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Michael Georgiev

Partner, Account Executive

Michael Georgiev has many years of insurance and risk management experience in the construction industry, including financial analysis, project planning…

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Dina Godinho

Partner, Account Executive

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Dina Godinho

Partner, Account Executive

Dina has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is responsible for coordination of client service activities…

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David Gottlieb

Account Executive

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David Gottlieb

Account Executive

David Gottlieb is responsible for the coordination of client service activities for the Assisted Living and Developmental Services sectors.  Specializing…

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Vlad Gueorguiev

Account Executive

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Vlad Gueorguiev

Account Executive

Vlad is responsible for the coordination of client service activities for Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc. Specializing in the Construction…

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Rob Hill

Account Executive

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Rob Hill

Account Executive

With a focus in the Construction and Transportation  insurance sector  for over 15 years, Rob provides consulting and brokerage services…

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Steve Horvath

Partner, Account Executive

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Steve Horvath

Partner, Account Executive

Steve has been at Jones DesLauriers Insurance for over 18 years and has over 22 years of experience in the…

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Scott Irwin

Partner, Account Executive

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Scott Irwin

Partner, Account Executive

Scott has over 10 years of experience in the area of risk transfer consulting for the hospitality, realty and construction…

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Michael Kucharuk

Partner, Account Executive

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Michael Kucharuk

Partner, Account Executive

Michael has over 27 years of experience in the Real Estate and Construction sector of insurance. Working alongside the firm’s…

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Ian Morris

Partner, Account Executive

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Ian Morris

Partner, Account Executive

Ian has over 25 years of Commercial Insurance experience focusing on Errors and Omission Directors and Officers, technology risks  and…

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Danny Sgro

Partner, Account Executive

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Danny Sgro

Partner, Account Executive

Danny has over 20 years of insurance experience with his skills focused on insurance and risk management solutions for Executive…

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Lucy Sousa

Partner, Account Executive

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Lucy Sousa

Partner, Account Executive

A partner at Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc., Lucy Sousa has over 35 years as an Insurance advisor.  She started…

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Kevin Stedman

Partner, Account Executive

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Kevin Stedman

Partner, Account Executive

Kevin Stedman has 22 years experience in the insurance industry. He has a dedicated and sophisticated approach to his knowledge…

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Michele Thorpe

Partner, Account Executive

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Michele Thorpe

Partner, Account Executive

Michele Thorpe started her career over 20 years ago as a junior account manager for a large international brokerage. Now…

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Transportation Account Executives

Jimmy Cannavicci

Partner, Account Executive

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Jimmy Cannavicci

Partner, Account Executive

Jimmy has over 19 years of experience in the insurance industry. He joined JDIMI in 2007, and he currently holds…

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Patti Corbishley

Account Executive

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Patti Corbishley

Account Executive

With over 25 year’s insurance experience, Patti Corbishley has always been dedicated to the trucking industry. Prior to the merge…

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Donny Cunha

Partner, Account Executive

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Donny Cunha

Partner, Account Executive

Donny is responsible for coordination of client service activities for Jones DesLauriers. Specializing in the Trucking industry for over 16…

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Peter Gibbs

Account Executive

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Peter Gibbs

Account Executive

Peter Gibbs has spent his entire career in the transportation sector. He began in insurance over 35 years ago as…

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Aaron Hinks

Account Executive

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Aaron Hinks

Account Executive

Aaron has over 7 years of experience in the insurance industry. Working alongside Industry Leaders and Business Specialists, he is…

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Glenn Murray

Partner, Account Executive

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Glenn Murray

Partner, Account Executive

Glenn has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in transportation. He joined JDIMI in 1995, and…

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Personal Account Executives

Sandi Pires

VIP Account Executive

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Sandi Pires

VIP Account Executive

Sandi Pires has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in Personal Insurance sales. As an…

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Michael Di Paolo

Account Executive, Personal Lines

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Michael Di Paolo

Account Executive, Personal Lines

Mike Di Paolo has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in Personal Lines Insurance. Working alongside…

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Resources & Experts

Kristin Coulombe

Partner, Human Resources Director

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Kristin Coulombe

Partner, Human Resources Director

Kristin has 15 years of experience in the area Human Resources Management with the last 6 years in the insurance…

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Ellen Indriksons

Account Director

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Ellen Indriksons

Account Director

Ellen’s role is to mentor and oversee a group of account managers while also assisting our clients with day-to-day account…

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Mike Jack

Partner, Controller

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Mike Jack

Partner, Controller

Mike Jack has been a senior financial executive for over 25 years in the Canadian Property and Casualty Insurance Industry….

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Kimberly Lee

Account Director, Best Practices Compliance Manager

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Kimberly Lee

Account Director, Best Practices Compliance Manager

Kimberly’s role is to mentor and oversee a group of account assistants while also helping to identify and monitor best…

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Tariq Noorhassan

Partner, Claims Manager

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Tariq Noorhassan

Partner, Claims Manager

Tariq has over 10 years experience as a Claims Advocate in the insurance industry. Working alongside the firm’s Industry Leaders…

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Eric Osborne

Director Commercial Operations

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Eric Osborne

Director Commercial Operations

Eric Osborne has over 11 years of experience in the insurance industry and has held both technical and leadership roles…

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Kathryn Sturtridge

Account Director

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Kathryn Sturtridge

Account Director

Kathryn’s role is to mentor and oversee a group of account managers while also assisting our clients with day-to-day account…

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Tina Toste

Partner, VP Personal Operations

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Tina Toste

Partner, VP Personal Operations

Tina Toste has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in Personal Insurance for the affluent…

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Jonas Vassallo

Partner, Lloyd's Operations Manager

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Jonas Vassallo

Partner, Lloyd's Operations Manager

Jonas Vassallo has over 10 years of experience placing business in the Lloyd’s insurance market. Working alongside the firm’s Industry…

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Elizabeth Ventura

Account Director, Commercial Brokering Auditor

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Elizabeth Ventura

Account Director, Commercial Brokering Auditor

Elizabeth’s role is to perform internal and regulatory audits of all commercial procedures to maintain accuracy, compliance and identify areas…

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Mark Watson

Partner, Chief Commercial Officer

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Mark Watson

Partner, Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer and Principal Broker, Mark Watson has overall responsibility for Operations, Lloyds Binder Authority, Claims and Corporate…

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Donovan Williams

IT Manager

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Donovan Williams

IT Manager

Donovan Williams is an IT Manager who, along with his team, works hands-on to manage and grow the IT infrastructure…

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Antony Yang

Surety Director

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Antony Yang

Surety Director

Antony works alongside the firm’s Industry Leaders and Business Specialists, and is responsible for the firm’s bonding portfolio and its…

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Our Insurance Partners

Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc. represents and has close partnerships with all major insurance companies worldwide. We are energetic and proactive in business planning with our insurance companies, setting targets and goals for growth and development of our practice.

Our insurance partners include:

  • ACE INA Insurance
  • Affiliated FM
  • AIG Insurance
  • AIM Underwriting Group
  • Allianz Insurance Company of Canada
  • AM Fredericks
  • Arch Insurance
  • AVIVA Insurance Company of Canada
  • Boiler Inspection and Insurance
  • Canadian Aircraft Insurance Company
  • Central Underwriters
  • Chubb Insurance Company of Canada
  • CNA Canada
  • Coachman
  • Creechurch International Underwriters
  • Dominion of Canada
  • Ecclesiastical Insurance
  • Economical Insurance Group
  • Elliot Special Risks
  • Encon Insurance
  • Farmer’s Mutual Insurance Company
  • GCAN Insurance Company
  • Global British Aviation
  • Gore Mutual Insurance Company
  • Grain & Insurance
  • Great American Insurance Group
  • Intact Insurance (formerly ING)
  • Kingsway General Insurance Company
  • Liberty International Canada
  • Lloyds
  • Lumbermans Insurance
  • Northbridge Insurance
  • Old Republic Insurance Company
  • Perth Insurance
  • Pilot Insurance
  • Polaris Captive
  • Royal & SunAlliance Insurance
  • Southwestern Insurance
  • Sovereign Insurance
  • Totten Group
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Trisura General Insurance
  • Unica Insurance
  • Wawanesa Insurance
  • Western Assurance
  • Western General Insurance
  • Wholesale Insurance Group
  • XL Insurance
  • Zurich Canada