Our Team

Knowledgeable Professionals, Exceptional Service
Every member of our team shares in our commitment to provide thoughtful advice and the highest quality of service. We invite you to get to know us.

Bruce Scodro
Bruce Scodro co-founded RBN in 1993. He continues to lead the business with a focus on ensuring that all of RBN's clients have access to the best advice and service. Bruce leads RBN's Private Equity Advisory team and manages the needs of key accounts across multiple industries.
Bruce Scodro
Co-Founder and CEO
Alan Harder
Alan has been with RBN since 2018. He has over ten years of experience advising closely held businesses on their property and casualty insurance. He has a specialty in property management, financial institutions and manufacturing. He is also the Vice-chair of the board at Heartland Alliance a human rights organization and on the Chicago Community Trust LGBT Fund committee.
Alan Harder
Vice President | P&C
Anthony Lee
Anthony has been a Client Service Representative with RBN since 2016. He provides support to ensure smooth handling of certificate requests, policy endorsements, correspondence, and billing matters.
Anthony Lee
Client Service Representative
Aprell Owens
Aprell joined RBN in 2017 with over 20 years of experience at both insurance carriers and brokers. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day needs of our employee benefits clients.
Aprell Owens
Account Manager
Blair Koorsen
Blair joined RBN in 2018. In her role as Business Development Manager, she establishes and executes strategic business development plans for RBN. She manages social media, print materials, web presence, and ways to promote RBN to clients and prospects. Blair is a graduate of the University of Iowa.
Blair Koorsen
Business Development Manager
Bruce Czyl
Bruce works with our clients to develop new approaches and tools with respect to risk management. Prior to joining RBN, Bruce led Risk Management for a multi-billion dollar building materials company.
Bruce Czyl
Risk Management Consultant
Cecelia McCormick-Dunn
Cecelia joined RBN in 2017. She leads our Personal Lines practice, working with families to provide insurance programs that are tailored to their unique needs.
Cecelia McCormick-Dunn
Personal Lines Executive
Cyndi LaMotte
Cyndi has been with RBN since 2001. She assists with special projects and is a mentor to RBN's account teams.
Cyndi LaMotte
Client Service Representative
Donna Einersen
Donna joined RBN in 2012. She oversees the day-to-day needs of clients across the contractor and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining RBN, Donna was an underwriter at The Hartford.
Donna Einersen
Account Executive
Greg Smith
Greg joined RBN in 2014. He leads RBN's service team and is a key liaison for our insurance carriers. He also is a member of our Private Equity Advisory team, managing the day-to-day needs of a range of portfolio companies. Greg is a graduate of the University of Arizona.
Greg Smith
Director of Operations
Jim Leers
Jim joined RBN in 2017. He oversees the day-to-day needs of clients across the elevator, scaffolding, and manufacturing industries.
Jim Leers
Account Executive
Joe Haley
Joe has been an employee benefits broker for over 25 years. He works with large and mid-sized employers to provide bespoke benefits programs for their employees and support for HR and management teams.
Joe Haley
Vice President | Benefits
Justin Dietz
Justin joined RBN in 2010. He oversees the day-to-day needs of clients in a wide range of industries and is also a member of our Private Equity Advisory team, providing service and support to portfolio companies.
Justin Dietz
Account Executive
Karyn Fentress
Karyn joined RBN in 2017. She oversees the day-to-day needs of clients in our Waste Hauler practice, and also helps support RBN's systems and procedures.
Karyn Fentress
Account Executive
Lauren Nortz
Lauren joined RBN in 2017. She helps to ensure smooth handling of certificate requests, policy endorsements, correspondence, and billing matters. Lauren is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.
Lauren Nortz
Client Service Representative
Lisa Green
Lisa joined RBN in 2017 with over 20 years of experience in the employee benefits business. She advises clients on their benefits programs and provides support to HR and management teams. Lisa also oversees RBN's employee benefits service team.
Lisa Green
Employee Benefits Executive
Lisa Spencer
Lisa has been with RBN since 2014. As our receptionist, she provides support to our service teams and helps makes sure our clients and visitors are left with a welcoming first impression.
Lisa Spencer
Receptionist
Maria Fonseca
Maria has been with RBN since 20018. In her role as Controller, she oversees all accounts payable and accounts receivable processes along with RBN's recordkeeping. Maria has been an insurance accounting professional for over 20 years and has a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Maria Fonseca
Controller
Marie Finn
Marie joined RBN in 2015. She oversees the day-to-day needs of clients across multiple industries, including chemicals, transportation, and recycling. Prior to joining RBN, Marie was an underwriter at The Hartford.
Marie Finn
Account Executive
Matt Dennett
Matt has been a property & casualty producer with RBN since 2005. He works on behalf of clients in a range of industries, including elevators, construction, and manufacturing. Matt is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
Matt Dennett
Vice President | P&C
Max Scodro
Max joined RBN in 2014. He is a member of our Private Equity Advisory team, leading diligence efforts and overseeing service for a range of portfolio companies. Max graduated from Notre Dame and was previously a member of PGA Tour Canada and PGA Tour Latinoamerica.
Max Scodro
Vice President | P&C
Micah Vose
Micah joined RBN as an Insurance Advisor in 2018. Previously, he was a sales representative for Zywave, Inc., a technology company serving the insurance brokerage industry. Micah attended Illinois State University and Liberty University.
Micah Vose
Insurance Advisor | P&C
Michael Thomas
Michael joined RBN as an insurance advisor in 2018. Previously, he was a S&P 500 derivatives trader. Michael graduated from DePaul University with a BS in Finance.
Michael Thomas
Insurance Advisor | P&C
Mike Quaid
As a business development consultant, Mike is responsible for working with clients and RBN's insurance advisors to identify unique business and partnership opportunities.
Mike Quaid
Business Development Representative
Nick Scodro
Nick joined RBN in 2017. He oversees RBN's growth strategy and business development efforts. Nick was previously a Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Nick Scodro
Head of Business Development
Patricia Taylor
Pat joined RBN in 2013. She works with client teams and insurance carriers to oversee the claims process on behalf of RBN clients.
Patricia Taylor
Claims Manager
Patrick Wellman
Patrick rejoined RBN in 2017. He oversees the day-to-day needs of clients in a wide range of industries and is also a member of our Private Equity Advisory team, providing service and support to portfolio companies. Patrick is a graduate of Illinois State University.
Patrick Wellman
Account Executive
Rich Delich
Rich joined RBN in 2016. He helps to ensure smooth handling of certificate requests, policy endorsements, correspondence, and billing matters.
Rich Delich
Client Service Representative
Ron Cowell
Ron joined RBN in 2009. He manages the insurance needs of large clients in a range of industries, including transportation, waste, and hazardous chemicals.
Ron Cowell
Vice President | P&C
Samantha Cox
Samantha joined RBN in 2018. She is a graduate of Illinois State University, and will be overseeing the day to day operations of our small business clients.
Samantha Cox
Small Business Manager
Telisa Gibson
Telisa joined RBN in 2015. She helps to ensure smooth handling of certificate requests, policy endorsements, correspondence, and billing matters.
Telisa Gibson
Client Service Representative
Tephanie Harris
Tephanie joined RBN in 2013. She helps to ensure smooth handling of certificate requests, policy endorsements, correspondence, and billing matters.
Tephanie Harris
Client Service Representative
Tim Shannon
Tim joined RBN in 2010. He is a leader in our Waste Hauler practice, working on behalf of clients across the United States to provide competitive coverage options and ensure day-to-day service needs are met. Tim graduated from the University of Colorado with a BA in Economics.
Tim Shannon
Vice President | P&C
Wally Wawzenek
Wally has been with RBN since 2007. In his role as Controller, he oversees all accounts payable and accounts receivable processes along with RBN's recordkeeping.
Wally Wawzenek
Controller
Whit Hudson
Whit joined RBN in 2018. In the insurance industry since 2000, he advises across various industry verticals including manufacturing, wholesale & distribution, and construction. Whit graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Risk Management.
Whit Hudson
Vice President | P&C
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