John Binaggio

SVP, Manager of Peoples Premium Finance

For over 30 years John has based his career in premium finance on one core principle – service is a distinguishing factor that makes the difference. This was a motivating factor in building Peoples Premium Finance and something that he continually instills into the team every day.  

Jeff Puffinburger

VP, Premium Finance Sales Manager

For over 34 years Jeff has enjoyed working with independent insurance agents to increase their efficiencies and maximize revenue as a valuable consultant and partner. Jeff welcomes the opportunity to discuss on how he might be an asset and valued partner.

Chad Creamer

VP, Sales Executive

Chad began his premium finance career in 1997 and brings extensive, independent insurance agency relationship knowledge to Peoples Premium Finance. Being a son of independent agency owners and spending four years of his career as an independent agent affords Chad a keen ability to relate to the agency dynamic and understanding agencies’ needs when it comes to premium finance.

Lynell Bennett

VP, Sales Executive

Lynell has been in the insurance industry in some form for over 37 years and can’t imagine a day without it. She loves every aspect – from the agency, general agent, carrier and premium finance sides of this great business. Lynell desires to create the right answer for every partner or client to save them time and money and provide real value.  

Paul DeVenzio

VP, Sales Executive

Paul has been fortunate to develop a strong network within the financial services industry over the last 35 years, which has enabled him to excel in the area of premium financing. This passion has aided national retail insurance agencies and wholesalers to determine appropriate lending programs that complement their business model and strategies.

Dave Feller

VP, Sales Executive

After an invited stay in the United States Army, Dave went to work in the premium financing industry and opened a new office for AFCO. Dave went into business with a gentleman named Tom Charbonneau and helped found what is today Imperial Premium Financing Specialists (IPFS), before making his way to Peoples Premium Finance.

Ken Hastings

AVP, Client Account Executive

Ken resides in Spokane, Washington, and has been in the premium financing industry for more than 19 years. This experience allows him to build and maintain strong relationships in the industry. Prior to bringing his expertise to the commercial premium financing sector, Ken spent six years in the banking industry and has always enjoyed helping businesses succeed. 

Michele Hillbrant

VP, Client Account Executive

Michele has been in the insurance industry for over 36 years and began her career shortly after graduating from high school. Given her wealth of experience, Michele has had the opportunity to meet some incredible agents and customers, many of whom are like family now.

Michael Lewis

VP, Sales Executive

Michael Lewis has proudly worked in the Premium Finance Industry for the past 35-plus years. His success and longevity are attributed to his persistent passion to provide superior service and cultivate long-lasting and valuable relationships. Michael is always eager to listen and assist his agents and prospects in obtaining the best solutions for their lending needs.

Renee Magness

VP, Client Account Executive

For 40 years, Renee has been able to improve cash flow for both clients and agents in their businesses to facilitate premium financing options for their annual insurance premiums. Renee understands the variety of needs that her clients have and has what it takes to provide mutually beneficial solutions for all parties involved.

Paul Mezzina

VP, Sales Executive

For more than 30 years, Paul has worked with agents and brokers and has built many mutually beneficial business relationships with agency principles and their employees. These relationships are formed through trust, respect and by doing what you say you will do.  

Lisa Odom

AVP, Client Account Executive

Lisa comes to Peoples Premium Finance with 14-plus years of premium finance knowledge and enjoys providing each agent or insured partner with an experience tailored to their specific needs. She has a passion for building meaningful relationships with people as she listens to their specific needs and offers assistance that has proven profitable to the agency’s growth.

Joe Schofield

AVP, Sales Executive

Joe has been in the insurance industry since 2006 and has spent most of that time within the commercial Property and Casualty field. His experience on the agency side with commercial insurance accounts helps him ensure our premium finance program integrates well with your agency’s current workflows and procedures.

Andy Turley

AVP, Sales Executive

Andy resides in Kansas City and joins Peoples Premium Finance with over 30 years of insurance experience. Andy operated his own insurance agency for 20 years before he chose to move over and work in the MGA space where he managed an office specializing in Trucking and Commercial P&C. He enjoys the opportunity of getting to know and applying his own experience to assist your needs.

Greg Way

VP, Sales Executive

Greg comes to Peoples Premium Finance with over 30 years of Insurance Experience. Greg enjoys working with principles and owners to develop new ways of increasing agency revenue streams.

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