Mike Cosgrove Mike is President and CEO of PCIA. He has established a reputation as a "hands-on" problem-solver for his clients' insurance programs and assists clients in training their staff in reducing their firm's professional services risks. His services include risk evaluation and insurance placement, contract reviews and negotiations, assistance with mergers and acquisitions and international project pursuits and risk management seminars.
President at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Mike is very active in the professional associations of PCIA's clients serving on numerous committees, both as committee chair and active participation. He frequently contributes editorials on risk management issues and regularly presents at professional development events. Mike donates much of his personal time for the betterment of PCIA's client industries. Mike is also a trustee of the Michigan Architectural Foundation (MAF), Chairs the New Members Committee and serves on the Scholarship Committee for ACEC of Michigan. Mike is a past President of PLAN, the Professional Liability Agents' Network consisting of national and international insurance professionals serving the AEC industry.
Mike began his insurance career with PCIA in 1990 as a summer intern. A graduate of Olivet College, Mike received his B.A. in Business with an insurance concentration. At Olivet College, he studied risk management and insurance techniques, specializing in commercial property and liability coverage.
In his spare time, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Teresa Taylor, CIC Teresa Taylor is a Personal Lines Sales Associate for Peabody Insurance Agency. She began her career at Hunt-Smith Insurance Agency in 1989, always specializing in home, auto & life insurance. Teresa works ou of her office at 265 N. Alloy Drive, Fenton, MI 48430.
Personal Lines Associate, Peabody Insurance Agency at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Teresa began her career as a Personal Lines Account Manager, moving into a full-time Personal Lines Sales in 2001. Peabody Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency representing several quality insurance agencies (many based right in Michigan!). Teresa uses her experience to find the right insurance program for each customer, often offering savings in premium, always offering Peace of Mind.
Teresa earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor from the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. She has been an active member of the Fenton Chamber of Commerce for many years. She was also active with the Linden/Argentine Chamber of Commerce and past treasurer for AYSO Regional Soccer.
Teresa enjoys spending time with her husband, three kids (triplets!) & grandchildren. She also enjoys camping, kayaking, and traveling.
Jamie Larson Jamie joined PCIA in 2010. In addition to her Account Management responsibilities she also performs a key role in process development and strategic planning within PCIA. Jamie is exceptionally organized and forward thinking. Always a team player, she is an important member of PCIA's staff and consistently highly rated by our clients.
Account Executive at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Most recently Jamie helped launch a new program sponsored by PCIA, YoungPro Elite, focused on helping young professionals develop their networking and business careers. She is overseeing this program and conducts the monthly meetings in PCIA's training facility.
Jamie attended Central Michigan University and obtained her Michigan Property and Casualty License in September of 2013. She is currently taking steps to obtain her Registered Professional Liability Underwriter designation. With 10 years management experience prior to PCIA, Jamie's knowledgeable, proactive and goal-oriented attitude is a perfect fit for our results-driven clients.
In her free time, Jamie enjoys running, cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Harvey L. Lee, RHU, REBC, CLTC Harvey Lee is the President and Co-founder in 1997 of Total Benefit Systems Inc., a group health insurance agency. His office address is 5151 Gateway Centre, Suite 200, Flint, MI 48507
President, Total Benefit Systems Inc. at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Harvey is a 1985 graduate of Michigan State University Business School. After graduation, Harvey entered business in 1987. Harvey is a member of The National and Mid-Michigan Health Association Underwriters, and a Life-Time member of the Leading Producers Round Table. He sits on the Advisory Council for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Advisory Council of Health Plus of Michigan. Harvey is a Registred Health Underwriter (RHU), a Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC), holds a Certified Long-Term Care (CLTC) designation and a Certified Self-Funding (CSF) designation.
Harvey is a Past President of the YMCA of Greater Flint, he currently sits on the Board for the Crim Foundation and is a former scout leader for the Boy Scouts of America.
Harvey has been married for 26 years and has two children.
Jeffrey J. Snider, LUTCF, CLTC, CFBS Jeff founded Snider Financial in 1992 to serve the financial planning needs of the community.
Principal at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Jeff is a graduate of the University of Michigan - Flint, and holds a BBA in Accounting. He has continued his professional education by earning the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF), Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC) and Certified Family Business Specialist (CFBS) designations.
Jeff is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. His industry achievements include being named a Life and Qualifying Member of the industry’s prestigious Million Dollar Round Table; achieving their Court of the Table and their highest recognition, Top of the Table multiple times. Jeff is a multi-year qualifier for the National Sales Achievement Award and the National Quality Award.
Jeff is a leader in the community having served as President of the Board of the YMCA of Greater Flint and President of the Davison Optimist Club. He also is an active member of the Davison United Methodist Church.
Kim Fricke In 1988, Kim was one of the founding principals and helped establish Professional Concepts Insurance Agency, Inc. (PCIA). Through Kim’s leadership and management, PCIA grew to serve a clientele of over 1000 professional firms.
Founding Principal at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Since 1985, she has specialized in working closely with professional services firms on their risk management needs, particularly in the areas of professional services agreements and other risk management requirements for their firm’s unique needs.
Kim is a past member of the ACEC MI Risk Management Committee and the AIA Michigan Summer Conference Committee. In 2004, the Society of Marketing Design Professional Services (SMPS)-Michigan announced the selection of Kim Fricke as a member of its Board of Influence. In 2003, AIA Michigan honored Kim by naming her an Honorary Affiliate member. Kim is a past President and a member of the National Association, Professional Liability Agents Network (PLAN) an association dedicated to the risk management needs of professional design firms. On behalf of her clients and industry groups, Kim participates on a regular basis in the facilitation of contract negotiations.
Kim has been invited to give numerous speeches and seminars for various professional associations and has taught risk management on an ad hoc basis at major universities in Michigan. Various industry publications have requested interviews, published written articles, and have frequently quoted Kim’s comments and recommendations on specific industry issues.
Kim is married and resides in Livingston County. She and her husband enjoy traveling and spending time with their four grandchildren and family.
Theresa Falzetti, CIC Theresa has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. Her career began learning home and auto insurance. She expanded her experience to include commercial lines and agency management.
Account Manager at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
She serves PCIA's Account Management team providing daily assistance for PCIA’s many lawyers, accountants and physicians accounts for their insurance needs.
In addition, Theresa manages PCIA's daily operations. She excels in developing superior working relationships with internal and external partners to successfully promote the achievement of mutual operating goals.
Theresa earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor from the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. She has been a past Chairperson for United Way programs and has been involved in many charity events and programs throughout Washtenaw and Livingston Counties.
Outside the office, Theresa enjoys spending time outdoors, at sporting events, traveling and leisure time with her husband and son.
Shannon Cosgrove Shannon has dedicated the last 18 years of her career operating within the classification of account administration. She demonstrates her strong work ethic and collaborative attitude daily when working with PCIA's Account Management team members.
Account Administrator at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Shannon supports multiple Account Managers preparing customer business correspondences ensuring timely and accurate communication. Shannon interacts professionally with all levels of the staff maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and is recognized for her tact and diplomacy in handling issues as well as her consistent ability to provide superior customer service while exceeding performance expectations.
In her spare time, Shannon enjoys family, biking, cooking and spending time with her dogs.
Carrie Giacobone Carrie brings her 30+ years of insurance experience to PCIA. She began her insurance career at the age of 17 as a co-op student and continued her education first by obtaining her Property and Casualty Insurance License and then training to provide daily insurance services to an assigned group of commercial clients.
Account Manager at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Her career experiences encompasses insurance sales, claims handling, account management and advising clients on the details of their insurance coverage. She has specialized in Professional Liability Insurance for the past 10 years. An expert in professional liability coverage, Carrie enjoys working with clients in tailoring their insurance to meet their needs. She continues to educate herself in the ever changing industry of insurance.
Carrie enjoys traveling, tennis, golf, water skiing, jet skiing and scuba diving. She especially enjoys doing these activities with her 2 sons and her husband Mike of 23 years.
Brandie Stimson, CISR Brandie has 15 plus years of experience in the insurance industry. She began her career on the insurance agency side of the business and found she loved the experience of working directly with the clients. She obtained her Customer Service Insurance Representative designation, CISR in 2002. She plans to pursue her Registered Professional Liability Underwriter Designation, RPLU.
Account Manager at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency
Brandie is an Account Manager on PCIA’s client services team. She specializes in providing account services for PCIA’s architect and engineering clients.
Outside the office, Brandie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Outside activities the family enjoys includes camping, sports and spending time outdoors.