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.

Katie Deering

Katie Deering

Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)*
CLU®, QAFP™
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist**
Courtice

After working in the insurance industry since 2009, I moved into the role of Financial Advisor at the Courtice Co-operators location in March 2020. I enjoy helping business owners navigate the financial and tax challenges associated with running a business, and succession planning, in addition to their insurance and financial needs. I assist clients with long-term savings and achieving financial security.

After working in the insurance industry since 2009, I moved into the role of Financial Advisor at the Courtice Co-operators location in March 2020. I enjoy helping business owners navigate the financial and tax challenges associated with running a business, and succession planning, in addition to their insurance and financial needs. I assist clients with long-term savings and achieving financial security.

Jordyn McCormack

Jordyn McCormack

Associate Insurance Advisor III
Courtice

Jordyn joined our team in 2019 and has quickly moved up the ranks, obtaining her licences for property and casualty insurance, as well as life insurance. She is a dedicated and hardworking member of our office.

Jordyn joined our team in 2019 and has quickly moved up the ranks, obtaining her licences for property and casualty insurance, as well as life insurance. She is a dedicated and hardworking member of our office.

Sayanthan Kopalapillai

Sayanthan Kopalapillai

Associate Insurance Advisor
Courtice
Penny Zerf

Penny Zerf

Associate Financial Advisor
Courtice

Penny is a longstanding member of Co-operators, with 24 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has extensive knowledge of Life and Business insurance, as well as our Home, Auto, Group, and investment products. When it comes to protecting your most important assets, we are here to help.

Penny is a longstanding member of Co-operators, with 24 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has extensive knowledge of Life and Business insurance, as well as our Home, Auto, Group, and investment products. When it comes to protecting your most important assets, we are here to help.

Melissa Deering

Melissa Deering

Associate Insurance Advisor
Courtice

Melissa has been working for Co-operators since 2017 and is focused on meeting the needs of our clients. She has a strong grasp of our property lines and can help you with your personal and business insurance needs.

Melissa has been working for Co-operators since 2017 and is focused on meeting the needs of our clients. She has a strong grasp of our property lines and can help you with your personal and business insurance needs.