Our team

The representatives on our team take pride in helping you get the most out of your policies and financial plans. You can trust us to make sure you have the right coverage and investments to take care of the people and things you care about most. Get personalized service with one-on-one advice and clear answers to your insurance and investment questions. When you choose The Co-operators, you’re choosing a dedicated team that’s on your side, ready to help you make confident financial choices. Connect with us today.

Ben Gutknecht

Ben Gutknecht

Financial Advisor
Virgil

Welcome to the Niagara-on-the-Lake office. As an established member of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ben is very proud to serve his community with all its insurance needs. Along with supporting the local hockey and basketball teams, Ben is a proud member of the Virgil Business Association and is dedicated to serve the community where he proudly raises his family. Whether it is your Home, Auto, Life, Farm, or Commercial insurance, you can trust Ben and his team to give you honest and trustworthy advice. Ben and his team are dedicated, and reputed for providing the best service possible in the insurance industry. Ben holds his general insurance licence as well as his life insurance licence and has a passion for retirement planning. Ben and his team strive to go beyond your expectations to provide you with the peace of mind that you deserve at every stage of life.

Welcome to the Niagara-on-the-Lake office. As an established member of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ben is very proud to serve his community with all its insurance needs. Along with supporting the local hockey and basketball teams, Ben is a proud member of the Virgil Business Association and is dedicated to serve the community where he proudly raises his family. Whether it is your Home, Auto, Life, Farm, or Commercial insurance, you can trust Ben and his team to give you honest and trustworthy advice. Ben and his team are dedicated, and reputed for providing the best service possible in the insurance industry. Ben holds his general insurance licence as well as his life insurance licence and has a passion for retirement planning. Ben and his team strive to go beyond your expectations to provide you with the peace of mind that you deserve at every stage of life.

Marilyn Christie

Marilyn Christie

Associate Financial Advisor
Virgil

Marilyn joined the Niagara-on-the-Lake office in 2012 and has changed the office dynamic by offering unbelievable personal service. Marilyn is a resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake and is very proud to live in this beautiful community. Marilyn specializes in Auto, Home and Commercial insurance. Along with her insurance expertise, Marilyn brought with her 25 years of successful business experience. She is presently pursuing her Certified Insurance Professional designation. She is an active and Past Executive member of Honeymoon City Toastmasters. She loves to travel and spent three years prior to joining our team traveling the world. You will not find better service in the insurance industry than with Marilyn.

Marilyn joined the Niagara-on-the-Lake office in 2012 and has changed the office dynamic by offering unbelievable personal service. Marilyn is a resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake and is very proud to live in this beautiful community. Marilyn specializes in Auto, Home and Commercial insurance. Along with her insurance expertise, Marilyn brought with her 25 years of successful business experience. She is presently pursuing her Certified Insurance Professional designation. She is an active and Past Executive member of Honeymoon City Toastmasters. She loves to travel and spent three years prior to joining our team traveling the world. You will not find better service in the insurance industry than with Marilyn.

Kevin Cherney

Kevin Cherney

Associate Financial Advisor
Virgil
Brittany Shaw

Brittany Shaw

Associate Insurance Advisor
Virgil
Kaitlyn Fazio

Kaitlyn Fazio

Associate Financial Advisor
Virgil
Marilyn Christie

Marilyn Christie

Associate Financial Advisor
St Catharines

Marilyn joined the Niagara-on-the-Lake office in 2012 and has changed the office dynamic by offering unbelievable personal service. Marilyn is a resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake and is very proud to live in this beautiful community. Marilyn specializes in Auto, Home and Commercial insurance. Along with her insurance expertise, Marilyn brought with her 25 years of successful business experience. She is presently pursuing her Certified Insurance Professional designation. She is an active and Past Executive member of Honeymoon City Toastmasters. She loves to travel and spent three years prior to joining our team traveling the world. You will not find better service in the insurance industry than with Marilyn.

Marilyn joined the Niagara-on-the-Lake office in 2012 and has changed the office dynamic by offering unbelievable personal service. Marilyn is a resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake and is very proud to live in this beautiful community. Marilyn specializes in Auto, Home and Commercial insurance. Along with her insurance expertise, Marilyn brought with her 25 years of successful business experience. She is presently pursuing her Certified Insurance Professional designation. She is an active and Past Executive member of Honeymoon City Toastmasters. She loves to travel and spent three years prior to joining our team traveling the world. You will not find better service in the insurance industry than with Marilyn.

Kevin Cherney

Kevin Cherney

Associate Financial Advisor
St Catharines
Brittany Shaw

Brittany Shaw

Associate Insurance Advisor
St Catharines
Kiersten Bley

Kiersten Bley

Associate Insurance Advisor
St Catharines