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.

Gary Laakso

Gary Laakso

Financial Advisor 1 , CFP®, ChFC®, CHS, CLU®
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist 2
Schomberg

Gary Laakso has been with The Co-operators for over 31 years. He and his team are dedicated to enhancing your insurance experience.

Gary Laakso has been with The Co-operators for over 31 years. He and his team are dedicated to enhancing your insurance experience.

Kris Zegota-Rzegocinski

Kris Zegota-Rzegocinski

Client Support Representative
Schomberg, Alliston
Dayna Simhoni

Dayna Simhoni

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Dayna specializes in Auto and Home insurance. Dayna has been a part of the Alliston community for 44 years. Dayna has been a part of the Gary Laakso Financial Services team since 2005.

Dayna specializes in Auto and Home insurance. Dayna has been a part of the Alliston community for 44 years. Dayna has been a part of the Gary Laakso Financial Services team since 2005.

Ann Donahue

Ann Donahue

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Ann specializes in Auto, Home and Travel insurance. Ann has been with The Co-operators since 1998, and she joined our Alliston team in 2017. Ann loves spending time with her family, her fur baby and in the outdoors.

Ann specializes in Auto, Home and Travel insurance. Ann has been with The Co-operators since 1998, and she joined our Alliston team in 2017. Ann loves spending time with her family, her fur baby and in the outdoors.

Heather Tordimah

Heather Tordimah

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Heather specializes in Auto, Home and Travel insurance. Heather has been with The Co-operators since 1993 and she joined our team in 2013. Heather loves spending time with her family and in the outdoors.

Heather specializes in Auto, Home and Travel insurance. Heather has been with The Co-operators since 1993 and she joined our team in 2013. Heather loves spending time with her family and in the outdoors.

Sandra Phekoo

Sandra Phekoo

Associate Financial Advisor, CIP
Schomberg, Alliston

Sandra specializes in Life insurance, living benefits, Investments, as well as Business and Home insurance. Sandra has been with our office since 2008. Sandra has an undeniable passion for insurance. She spends time with her family and children and lives every moment of life to its fullest.

Sandra specializes in Life insurance, living benefits, Investments, as well as Business and Home insurance. Sandra has been with our office since 2008. Sandra has an undeniable passion for insurance. She spends time with her family and children and lives every moment of life to its fullest.

Lorrie Poirier

Lorrie Poirier

Associate Financial Advisor 1
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist 2
Schomberg, Alliston

Lorrie specializes in Life insurance, living benefits, and Investments. She also works with our Business, Farm, Home, Travel and Auto insurance products.

Lorrie specializes in Life insurance, living benefits, and Investments. She also works with our Business, Farm, Home, Travel and Auto insurance products.

Cindy Conn

Cindy Conn

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Cindy specializes in Farm, Business, Home and Auto insurance. Cindy joined our team in 2016 after moving to Ontario from Alberta, where she worked with The Co-operators.

Cindy specializes in Farm, Business, Home and Auto insurance. Cindy joined our team in 2016 after moving to Ontario from Alberta, where she worked with The Co-operators.

Lindsey Sheardown

Lindsey Sheardown

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston
Catherine Douglas

Catherine Douglas

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Catherine specializes in Business, Home and Auto insurance. Catherine joined the Alliston office in 2020, but has been with The Co-operators since 2012. Catherine loves spending time with her family.

Catherine specializes in Business, Home and Auto insurance. Catherine joined the Alliston office in 2020, but has been with The Co-operators since 2012. Catherine loves spending time with her family.

Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Sarah specializes in Home and Auto insurance. Sarah has lived in Alliston for 10 years with her husband and three children. She loves the theatre (watching and performing), walking her dog, and family dance parties.

Sarah specializes in Home and Auto insurance. Sarah has lived in Alliston for 10 years with her husband and three children. She loves the theatre (watching and performing), walking her dog, and family dance parties.

Nicole Langevin

Nicole Langevin

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Nicole is a part of our Schomberg office and specializes in Home and Auto insurance.

Nicole is a part of our Schomberg office and specializes in Home and Auto insurance.

Patrick Kershaw

Patrick Kershaw

Associate Insurance/Financial Advisor 1
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist 2
Schomberg, Alliston
Lisa Chantler

Lisa Chantler

Associate Insurance Advisor
Schomberg, Alliston

Lisa specializes in Business, Farm, Home and Auto insurance. Lisa was raised in the Alliston area and enjoys the farm life. Lisa's passion is her horse, Holly, and she spends every moment she can with her.

Lisa specializes in Business, Farm, Home and Auto insurance. Lisa was raised in the Alliston area and enjoys the farm life. Lisa's passion is her horse, Holly, and she spends every moment she can with her.

Alaine Karry-Sartzetakis

Alaine Karry-Sartzetakis

To Be Updated
Schomberg, Alliston
Greg Merkley

Greg Merkley

Associate Financial Advisor 1
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist 2
Alliston

Greg specializes in mutual funds, and has over 15 years of experience in the mutual fund industry. He is a great asset in assisting in your financial needs. Greg has lived in Alliston for 15 years with his wife, Helen. He likes to golf and spend time with his family at his cottage in Sauble Beach.

Greg specializes in mutual funds, and has over 15 years of experience in the mutual fund industry. He is a great asset in assisting in your financial needs. Greg has lived in Alliston for 15 years with his wife, Helen. He likes to golf and spend time with his family at his cottage in Sauble Beach.