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Steve brings 30 years of insurance industry experience to CB Insurance, both on the insurance carrier and brokerage side of the business. As the leader of the CB Insurance team, Steve focuses on bringing a locally owned, sophisticated, and technically savvy insurance firm to the Colorado market. He appreciates his exceptional team, the ownership group, and the unique and challenging client engagements. With a continued priority on outstanding client satisfaction, Steve is proud of his team’s ability to not just meet but to exceed client expectations as measured by CB Insurance’s +95% retention rate.
Commercial Lines Manager
Laurie prides herself on being a results-oriented business professional. Her proven abilities in strategic planning, managing projects, team building, and improving the efficiency of operations comes from her more than 20 years of insurance experience. She’s talented at detailing project information to determine effective processes, as well as identifying areas of strength and weakness. Laurie seamlessly implements company policies, standards, changes in operation, and systems that optimize productivity and bottom line.
Andy Cobb enjoys a reputation for unusual expertise in the field of commercial insurance, founded on more than 45 years of experience on both the company and agency side. Andy has been at CB Insurance (formerly CBS Insurance and Van Gilder Insurance Corporation) for 42 years as a commercial lines producer, risk advisor, client advocate, and fellow employee mentor. Concurrent with his other business pursuits, Mr. Cobb also earned the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) professional designation.
Jill has more than 25 years’ experience working with business clients to find solutions and create opportunities to grow their business operations and bottom line. Since 2008, Jill has worked for Central Bancorp companies developing relationships in our community. Jill loves guiding and counseling clients in all areas of risk management, ensuring they understand how each insurance coverage line applies to their business so they can make educated decisions on what’s best for their organization. It is Jill’s goal to create well rounded insurance programs that allow a client to feel secure knowing they are insuring what’s most important to them, their business, and its success. As a Generalist Jill and the CB Insurance team have the ability to write any type of insurance for any industry and are technically strong in Liability Lines including Cyber, Management Liability, Professional and Contractors Pollution Liability.
Todd brings 15 years’ experience in insurance and 21 years of risk consulting to the CB Insurance team. Specializing in Commercial Property & Casualty, Professional Liability, Cyber Liability, and Workers Compensation, Todd is an invaluable member of our team. With CB Insurance being locally owned and operated, Todd is allowed to focus on client needs over corporate profits, providing a unique advisory approach which concentrates on helping clients succeed.
Cris has been a producer for CB Insurance since 2009. With a law degree and MBA from the University of Iowa, Cris brings 34 years of legal, real estate, and insurance experience to his clients. While being supported in his entrepreneurial endeavors and encouraged to maintain his three-plus decades-long customer base, Cris appreciates that CB Insurance has provided the resources for him to expand nationally, particularly as it relates to property insurance services.
HOA Business Unit Manager
Tressa is an accomplished insurance and finance professional with a passion for serving her clients. She enjoys the personal nature of the HOA insurance world, and she works diligently to maintain that connection as she and her team serve CB’s clients throughout the State. Her passion for education and desire to put clients first – along with a head for numbers – has contributed significantly to the agency’s unprecedented multi-year growth in this niche insurance market. In addition to a BA from Colorado State University and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Tressa earned the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) professional designation. Tressa holds a board position (Treasurer) with Community Associations Institute (Southern Colorado chapter) and two committee positions with the Rocky Mountain chapter.
Jan has worked in the insurance industry for the past 40 years, specializing in risk management and placement of insurance for public and private schools, not-for-profit agencies, and contractors. She enjoys the level of professionalism demonstrated by the CB Insurance staff, the commitment to ongoing education in the field, and dedication to clients at levels she has not experienced elsewhere. CB Insurance truly places clients’ needs first.
Jason brings more than 20 years of comprehensive management experience in the insurance and surety industries. Having joined CB Insurance in 2010, Jason has furthered his expertise as an Agency Bond Manager by receiving the CIC, CISR, AIS, INS accreditations, and completing levels I, II, and III of the prestigious William J. Angell Surety School hosted by the NASBP. Jason maintains an in-depth industry knowledge and understanding, which enables him to effectively and efficiently handle his clients’ complex surety bond needs.
With more than 33 years of insurance experience, Ronda has honed her expertise in a variety of industries, such as habitational, medical malpractice, sports, leisure, and entertainment. Ronda enjoys being part of the CB Insurance team, where she has the opportunity to provide homeowner associations with in-depth consultation and valuable insurance solutions.
Assistant Vice President & Personal Administrative Supervisor
Since 2013, Trenda has led the CB Insurance Personal Line unit. She focuses on insurance and risk management programs for successful families and individuals. With more than 21 years in the insurance agency — with 15 of those as an agency owner herself — Trenda brings an enormous amount of knowledge, skill, and understanding to the clients she serves throughout Colorado.
Habitational Specialty Broker
Nicole Armstrong is a specialty insurance professional in the Denver metro area focused on helping community associations and apartment owners build highly effective risk management programs. With 17 years of HOA management experience, Nicole uses her results-oriented personality to provide knowledge and expertise to her role.
Account Executive and HOA Administrative Supervisor
Cynthia has worked in the insurance industry for more than 15 years. She has worked with global sized clients, servicing their casualty and umbrella needs, as well as with individuals and families for their personal/life insurance needs. Cynthia has also managed a claims intake team focused on complex worker’s compensation, business auto and environmental claims. In her current role, she stays abreast of industry changes, implements process improvement initiatives, provides guidance and training to team members, and handles carrier negotiations while servicing the needs of complex accounts. Cynthia believes the HOA division’s growth and client retention rate speaks volumes about the team’s commitment to our clients and level of service.
AAI, CIC, Account Executive, Commercial Lines
Marlyse began her insurance career in January of 1985. In the last 30+ years, she has worked in all aspects of Business Insurance, meeting many wonderful business owners along the way. Having been a business owner herself (providing consulting and project-based services to other insurance agents), Marlyse has garnered a deep understanding of the challenges business owners face. Her number one priority is to make sure her clients’ exposure to risk is evaluated correctly, followed by a comprehensive insurance program delivered at the most competitive cost available.
CIC, AAI, AU, & CISR, Risk Consultant
Will has been in the insurance industry since 2012, specializing in the construction industry with a particular focus on workers’ compensation and experience modification analysis. After spending the first seven years of his career at a major national brokerage, he was enthralled by the difference in what CB Insurance brings to clients. He loves that each client receives a team full team whose sole focus is the client — not the bottom line. Will looks forward to bringing his expertise to clients throughout Colorado.
Kris is a native of Colorado Springs with more than 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Kris joined CB Insurance at its inception, providing expertise in claims management for all lines of business. Working at CB Insurance allows Kris to work alongside the best team in the industry. Thanks to the various sectors CB Insurance serves, Kris can grow both professionally and personally, while developing strong relationships that allow her to be of service to the community where she grew up.
Kelli joined the CB Insurance team in April of 2013. Since then, she has received her CIC designation and has honed her skills by specializing in serving schools and nonprofits. With a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado, Kelli has become a true asset to the CB Insurance team.
Christina began her career in insurance nearly a decade ago, starting as a receptionist and working her way towards an account executive. Her expertise has grown to focus on real estate programs, property, and contractors. Christina enjoys the family atmosphere of the CB Insurance office, as well as the variety of accounts she’s able to assist on.
With more than five years in the insurance industry, a bachelor’s degree in business, and an anticipated graduation date from the UCCS MBA program in Spring of 2020, Maggie has proven herself a true asset to the CB Insurance team. Specializing in contract and commercial surety, Maggie enjoys providing her clients with the boutique style of service that is unique to CB Insurance. Maggie also appreciates the focus and commitment to the community that CB Insurance encourages, which provides close-knit relationships with our clients, underwriters, and fellow coworkers.
Gordon began working with CB Insurance in 2019, bringing 35 years of experience with some of the largest insurance Brokers in the world. Throughout his career, Gordon has maintained his client base by performing as the client’s advocate in every market negotiation. He is experienced with all major industries including: Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation and Retail/Wholesale. He provides expert advice to businesses that engage primarily in contractual projects/jobs in helping them meet and/or negotiate their insurance requirements. He has held a Senior Vice President – Account Executive title since 2004, and holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations. Gordon is very happy to work with an organization that focuses on clients, and puts them first.