Our team

Co-operatives like The Co-operators Group Limited connect their values to supporting the communities where they live and work. They are viable businesses that are more concerned with serving your needs than making money, and they look for ways to serve you better by creating ways for you to influence their business decisions. The team is actively engaged in the communities where they work and live.

Jessica Eckstein

Jessica Eckstein

Financial Advisor
Maple Ridge

Jessica began her insurance career with The Co-operators in 2009. As a Financial Advisor, she is here to help clients prepare for the unexpected and plan for the future. She is passionate about helping Canadian families achieve a full understanding of financial literacy. She enjoys educating and empowering her clients, so they can take care of their lives how they want to, not how they have to. She loves answering questions, and providing solutions that help empower and benefit her clients.


Born and raised in the Fraser Valley, she enjoys hiking and beach days with her three boys and husband. Jessica works closely with the Maple Ridge Downtown Business Improvement Association, volunteering for the Events and Marketing Committee, which works to bring events and business to the heart of Maple Ridge.

Jessica began her insurance career with The Co-operators in 2009. As a Financial Advisor, she is here to help clients prepare for the unexpected and plan for the future. She is passionate about helping Canadian families achieve a full understanding of financial literacy. She enjoys educating and empowering her clients, so they can take care of their lives how they want to, not how they have to. She loves answering questions, and providing solutions that help empower and benefit her clients.


Born and raised in the Fraser Valley, she enjoys hiking and beach days with her three boys and husband. Jessica works closely with the Maple Ridge Downtown Business Improvement Association, volunteering for the Events and Marketing Committee, which works to bring events and business to the heart of Maple Ridge.

Barbara Young

Barbara Young

Associate Insurance Advisor
Maple Ridge

Barbara enjoys working in the insurance industry and helping clients by using her knowledge/experience to recommend coverage that best suits their needs. She has worked in the industry for 40 years and has seen many changes in products and coverage in that time. She enjoys spending time with her family and being active with her grandchildren.

Barbara enjoys working in the insurance industry and helping clients by using her knowledge/experience to recommend coverage that best suits their needs. She has worked in the industry for 40 years and has seen many changes in products and coverage in that time. She enjoys spending time with her family and being active with her grandchildren.

Joanne Lawless

Joanne Lawless

Associate Insurance Advisor
Maple Ridge

Joanne has worked for over 20 years in the Insurance Industry and has been Associate Insurance Advisor II with The Co-operators since 2009.


She was born in Vancouver and has lived in the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows area for 27 years. She can assist you with all types of insurance coverage, including Home, Travel, Farm, Business and Auto insurance. For her, the best part about work is providing her clients with peace of mind. She can proudly say that The Co-operators is one of the best insurance companies in Canada for handling claims, so you can feel confident that you'll receive the support you need. Joanne enjoys working with people and looks forward to meeting with new and existing clients.

Joanne has worked for over 20 years in the Insurance Industry and has been Associate Insurance Advisor II with The Co-operators since 2009.


She was born in Vancouver and has lived in the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows area for 27 years. She can assist you with all types of insurance coverage, including Home, Travel, Farm, Business and Auto insurance. For her, the best part about work is providing her clients with peace of mind. She can proudly say that The Co-operators is one of the best insurance companies in Canada for handling claims, so you can feel confident that you'll receive the support you need. Joanne enjoys working with people and looks forward to meeting with new and existing clients.

Brandie Gugliotta

Brandie Gugliotta

Associate Insurance Advisor
Maple Ridge

Brandie specializes in ICBC and Home insurance. Brandie has worked in the insurance industry since 2004 and has been with The Co-operators since 2017. She enjoys getting to know her clients and finding the best possible protection to meet their needs. She has lived in Maple Ridge most of her life and loves her community. She has three children who all attend school and take part in activities in Maple Ridge.

Brandie specializes in ICBC and Home insurance. Brandie has worked in the insurance industry since 2004 and has been with The Co-operators since 2017. She enjoys getting to know her clients and finding the best possible protection to meet their needs. She has lived in Maple Ridge most of her life and loves her community. She has three children who all attend school and take part in activities in Maple Ridge.

Autumn Tripodi

Autumn Tripodi

Associate Insurance Advisor
Maple Ridge

Autumn specializes in ICBC and Home insurance at our office. Autumn started with The Co-operators in 2017 and enjoys helping her clients by offering the best advice. She has lived in the Lower Mainland her entire life, and currently resides in Port Coquitlam. She is a lover of all animals, but dogs hold a special place in her heart. She has a big fur baby who she adores.

Autumn specializes in ICBC and Home insurance at our office. Autumn started with The Co-operators in 2017 and enjoys helping her clients by offering the best advice. She has lived in the Lower Mainland her entire life, and currently resides in Port Coquitlam. She is a lover of all animals, but dogs hold a special place in her heart. She has a big fur baby who she adores.

David Barton

David Barton

Associate Insurance Advisor
Maple Ridge

David brings over 28 years of Business insurance experience to his role, delivering solutions to fit individual client needs, while focusing on building long-term relationships and providing quality client service. David’s knowledge spans various insurance disciplines, including underwriting, producing and marketing, in addition to specialty areas such as farming. David is passionate about Business insurance and the clients he serves. As a long-time resident of Maple Ridge, he looks forward to working with local businesses to assist them with their insurance needs. By developing a deep understanding of his clients’ operations and their goals, he is committed to delivering customized insurance programs designed to best protect the unique risks of each client. In his personal time, David enjoys spending time with his family, and playing sports like hockey and golf.

David brings over 28 years of Business insurance experience to his role, delivering solutions to fit individual client needs, while focusing on building long-term relationships and providing quality client service. David’s knowledge spans various insurance disciplines, including underwriting, producing and marketing, in addition to specialty areas such as farming. David is passionate about Business insurance and the clients he serves. As a long-time resident of Maple Ridge, he looks forward to working with local businesses to assist them with their insurance needs. By developing a deep understanding of his clients’ operations and their goals, he is committed to delivering customized insurance programs designed to best protect the unique risks of each client. In his personal time, David enjoys spending time with his family, and playing sports like hockey and golf.