Commercial Account Executive
Michael joined Acumen as a Commercial Insurance Account Executive. His diverse work background, which includes a career in the Canadian Armed Forces, allows him to bring a rare perspective to his insurance career. After enrolling in the Business-Insurance program at Mohawk College, Michael went on to receive the Sal Baggazoli Scholarship award. He graduated from the program in June of 2018. Michael has learned to embrace the unique challenges of his job and is eager to solve complex problems for customers. He is passionate about helping his clients protect their lifestyle through his extensive knowledge of farming and agriculture insurance.
Do you have any children/grandchildren/pets? What are their names and ages?
I have 1 son named Elliott who is obsessed with dinosaurs and a 5 year old German Shepherd named Jago.
What are your hobbies and/or interests?
Anything to with Hunting/Fishing or spending time outdoors with my family.
The last goal I achieved
Finished 9/133 people for a national squash tournament hosted in Borden, Ontario.
My idea of a perfect day
Launching my boat in the summer and fishing with the family
My favourite thing to do in Hamilton or Mississauga (depending on office location):
Meet up with friends on a patio
A skill or talent that I would most like to learn
How to throw a change up in baseball
If I could start a charity, it would be for
Veterans who are transitioning out of the military
The biggest adventure that I’ve been on
Way too many to count thanks to training with the Army.
Something someone taught me a long time ago
Discipline equals Freedom
The thing that motivates me the most
the principle of helping others
A useless fact that I know
aying “here fishy fishy” works almost every time!
A common misconception about my job
A broker’s purpose is just to find cheap insurance for their clients.