Steve grew up in Centerport and Leesport but nowadays, Blandon is the place he and his wife call home. Steve is most proud of the two kind and responsible kids he and his wife have raised together. Family means picnics, concerts, and just spending some quality time together. In his free time, Steve enjoys going to the beach with his family, doing CrossFit for exercise, and visiting local breweries with his wife.
Prior to working at Blue Marsh Insurance, Steve worked for nearly 20 years in the insurance field for a few other insurance agencies. Before he gained his insurance experience and expertise, Steve attended West Chester University and achieved a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education. Since graduating, he completed his Certified Insurance Counselor designation (CIC). Steve applies his many years of customer service experience to all clients who walk through his door. His clients are like family to him and he treats them like nothing less.
Grew up playing the piano and learned to juggle
Skilled home-brewer of great beer
Fleetwood Rotarian and President Elect-Designate
Erika grew up in Lancaster County and then went to Duquesne University to earn a bachelor’s degree in political science. After school, she began her career with us - learning all aspects of our business - now as one of the mentors and leaders of our team. She enjoys living close to family and many childhood friends. Erika married her best friend, and they have a terrific little girl who keeps them very busy. When asked to describe herself: dependable, supportive, and a loving mother (and we think she’s awesome).
She’s our “go-to” on “how-to” for just about anything here at Blue Marsh. Erika always puts service and customer experience above making sales - one of the big reasons for her success. She’s wicked smart, thorough, thoughtful, and so detail-focused that you’ll know the job is done right! Erika specializes in personal risk management, employee benefits and commercial insurance.
Has two awesome pets - Ginger, a yellow lab and Leo the cat
Loves to read (especially when sitting on the beach)
Competitive swimming was her thing growing up
After growing up in Nebraska, Jen and her family moved east when she was in high school. She graduated from Pitt with a degree in film studies and business but preferred the quiet country life (perhaps she misses the corn fields of Nebraska) and relocated to Honey Brook before joining the Blue Marsh team. Jen enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. They live within walking distance of our Honey Brook office, so make sure you say hi if you catch her at the Honey Brook parades, Harmony Day or other local happenings. To Jen, family means more than good times, it means happiness and love which she strives to incorporate into her career as a manager at Blue Marsh.
Jen’s the most cheerful, helpful, and patient person you’ll ever meet. She integrates all of these characteristics into her easy style of managing the Blue Marsh office. Jen brings impeccable organization, amazing customer service and professionalism, while encouraging efficiency to our team. She brings along a huge smile on her face every day she comes to work.
Loves reading historical fiction and non-fiction
Movies are her thing… She MIGHT be the biggest Star Wars fan of us all
He’s the dreamer, founder, and builder here at Blue Marsh Insurance. You might just pick up a slight southern accent, as Tom grew up in Virginia as an small-business owner’s kid. Tom, his wife and their four kids have called Berks County home since 2004. If you want to get a conversation going, just bring up baseball... You’ll find Tom and his family at a local youth baseball field, or maybe at a Reading Fightins or Philadelphia Phillies game. Tom’s passions are his family, spending time outdoors hiking or hunting, mountain biking, and growing his faith.
Tom is most proud of his children and family he has built with his wife. He is also proud of being able to build his own business from the ground up. Tom is a focused, encouraging leader who maintains deep family values in his business practices. This is a trait he is most proud to exemplify as an insurance agency, our clients are like family to us and he believes we should treat them as nothing less than that.
Tom’s focus is on hiring, training, and development an incredible team of professionals that serve our community. An incredible client experience is what drives him constantly improve our systems, technology, and processes. Tom also helps wherever and whenever his team needs him because his support and guiding hand is what made this company what it is today.
Earned GIA Certification to grade diamonds
His grandfather was born during the Civil War (weird, right?)
Never had a hole-in-one - except in mini-golf
Mike grew up in Reading. He’s been with his wife for more than 20 years and have four awesome kids. Some of Mike’s favorite things to do outside of work are playing catch with his kids and joining in on video games with them. Mike is most proud of the family he has created and supported. If he had to describe himself in three words Mike would say he is fair, patient, and knowledgeable. He uses these attributes to provide the best possible service to all of Blue Marsh’s customers.
Leads and manages our commercial insurance division. While very down-to-earth and easy to talk to, he’s also the biggest “insurance nerd” we have. He LOVES reading insurance policy language! Good guy to have on your side before a claim happens to your business. Since the start of Mike's 20+ years in insurance, he's been very focused on learning both the real-world aspects of insurance and risk management, along with hundreds of hours of classroom time. Mike currently holds four professional designations: Certified Insurance Counselor, Certified Risk Manager, Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist, and Certified Insurance Specialist in Construction. Mike's the mentor to our team on all things business-insurance.
The best Karaoke singer you’ve never heard
Downs Monster energy drinks like it’s his job
Terrible (really terrible) at golf
Mickie grew up in Morgantown, a small town community filled with family ideals. Mickie and her husband met at the country store that her family owns and where she used to work. They’ve been married for more than 15 years and have three amazing kids. Mickie loves spending time with her family and being a mom. If you can’t find her at the office, she’s probably running the kids around to different sporting events around the Wernersville area….she is, afterall, a self-proclaimed Soccer Mom!
Before becoming a part of our team, Mickie was able to stay home with her kids for 12 years. Once they were all in school, she decided to get back into the business world. She started at our company as an agency assistant. After some time of mastering that position, she began taking courses to become the licensed protection advisor you know her as today. Mickie describes herself as loyal, fun, and optimistic. She applies these attributes at home and at work, where she prides herself on an outstanding focus on customer service. Mickie treats every customer as close friends or family, supporting them in any way she can.
Keen on reading Mystery novels
Loves riding her Harley
Has two dogs, Sawyer & Levi
Katie has lived in and around Honey Brook her whole life, always staying close to her family and friends. You could say she’s all about family. To Katie, family means love, happiness, and support. She brings this same ideal into the way she treats the customers at Blue Marsh, protecting their families like they’re her own. When she’s not helping her Blue Marsh team, she’s seeking out DIY home projects for her newly purchased home. She’s done everything from painting to new flooring and new decking! Katie’s not afraid to get her hands dirty, just as she is not afraid to do whatever it takes to take care of her customers and make sure they are safeguarded the way they should be.
Katie is currently one of our Protection Advisors. She started as an agency assistant, but made it her mission to study and learn all that she can about our business. Katie helps our clients with personal, business, and life insurance. She also has earned her certified insurance service representative (CISR) designation.
Been riding dirt bikes and 4-wheelers since she was 3
Loves art and drawing
Semi-pro hula hooper
She has a Pitbull named Sonny and a Goldendoodle called Sheeba
Originally from Schuylkill County, Becky names her friends and family as the most important people in her life. When she’s not in the office, Becky loves hiking and geocaching. She also loves spending her weekends with a good book!
Becky has been on the Blue Marsh team since September of 2020 and serves as a Senior Protection Advisor. She holds her CISR, which essentially means that she’s an incredible resource to our clients (and has the certification to prove it!). Becky always puts her clients first and loves helping protect what’s important to them. She is proud of the friendly atmosphere of Blue Marsh and appreciates the mutual high respect amongst her Blue Marsh teammates.
As a mom to two small boys, family is the most important thing to Angelina. They spend their weekends attending sprint car races and riding their four-wheeler at home. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Angelina works out of our Fleetwood office and loves the small-town feel of the area.
Angelina joined the Blue Marsh team in August of 2020 and currently serves our customers as a Protection Advisor. She gets a lot of joy out of being able to provide clients with the best possible protection for the things that are important to them. Angelina deeply values the relationships she has built with her clients and the friendships she has developed with her Blue Marsh teammates.
Laurie grew up right outside of Philly in Media, PA and now lives with her husband Dan, and her three kids Gabbie, Luke and Jonah. On the weekends she loves to spend time with her family and friends, cheer on her kids while they play sports and be involved in her church. Laurie says that she appreciates the close-knit community in Fleetwood and how neighbors are always looking out for each other. She loves how easy it is to find connections with other people in the community through school activities and community events.
Laurie has been on the Blue Marsh team since June of 2019. She started as an Agency Assistant, became a licensed agent in 2020 and is now a Protection Advisor on our Service Team. She is licensed in P&C, Life and Health Insurance and is currently working towards her CISR certification. Laurie loves getting to know her clients and developing personal relationships with them. She enjoys helping people understand insurance and make coverage decisions that fit their individual needs. “Blue Marsh is a wonderful place to work and our standard of service is what sets us apart. We care about our customers and have a vast array of expertise across the team. Plus, we have a lot of fun and truly enjoy working together!”
A native Minnesotan, Allison now lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband, two little boys and their pandemic puppy, Geordi. As a family, they love to be near the water, listen to live music and visit National Parks.
Allison has been working with Blue Marsh for awhile, but officially joined the Blue Marsh team in 2021. As Marketing Director, Allison is responsible for connecting with new and current customers through social media, community events, and the digital space. She loves finding ways to make complicated insurance concepts easy to understand for everyone.
"Blue Marsh is an incredibly special insurance agency. I have seen first hand how each and every employee is dedicated to our protecting our clients and the things that are most important to them."
Mercedes was born and raised in Temple, PA and credits her mom and grandma as the most important people in her life. On the weekends, Mercedes loves to try new restaurants, breweries and wineries with her friends and read. A fun fact about Mercedes is that in her Senior year of high school, she got 1st in the country, 2nd in the region and 3rd in state for her bowling team!
As one of our newest team members, Mercedes has learned so many things about insurance that she never knew! She loves that the Blue Marsh team feels like a close-knit family and has really emjoyed working for a local, small business that makes everyone feel comfortable. As a bonus, she loves looking at the cute cows across the street from the office window!
As a new dad, the most important people in Jeremy's life are his wife and son. On the weekends he likes to relax with his family, hang out with friends, golf and watch sports. Jeremy is originally from Toms River, New Jersey.
Jeremy joined the Blue Marsh team in the summer of 2022 as an Agency Assistant. As one of our newest team members, Jeremy is excited to help people with their insurance needs and assist his teammates however he can. "I feel like everyone brings such a positive and helping attitude to the table at Blue Marsh. It really does feel like a TEAM here, and not just a job."
The most important people in Blaise’s life are his “sweet wife of 20 years, Heather, his lovable son, Blaise IV, his gentle daughter, Sofia, and his ebullient son, Max". On the weekends he likes to box, lift weights, play wiffle ball with his family, have family movie nights, read, fish, watch the Yankees and go to church with his family. Blaise has lived in the north Jersey shore, New York and Boston, but has been living in Pennsylvania since graduate school. He loves Honey Brook because of the “sense of community, pace of life and family-orientated environment”.
Blaise joined our team as a Commercial Protection Advisor in March of 2023. “Helping business owners achieve proper protection for their businesses so they can put all of their focus on growing their business and providing a better life for their families is my favorite part of working in the insurance industry.” Joining Blue Marsh has given him an opportunity to utilize all of his gifts and talents to provide clients with the highest level of service and advice. Blaise is a licensed property and casualty producer and also holds his Masters Degree from Boston University in Mass Communications. We are thrilled that he is part of our Blue Marsh team!