Canadian Broker Network Congratulates the 2019 Chairman’s Circle Award Recipients


CBN and its members proudly recognize their top sales performers in Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, and Life & Benefits. The following is a list of those who have achieved Chairman’s Circle status for 2019. Check out our announcement on


Rob Cyr, Senior Account Executive, Employee Owner

Connor Afcouliotis, Business Development Manager

David Chiu, Senior Account Executive, Employee Owner

Greg Grebinski, Senior Account Executive, Employee Owner

Josh Friesen, Senior Account Executive

Kaare Odegard, Senior Account Executive

Marv Martin, Senior Account Executive, Employee Owner

Nathan Klein, Senior Account Executive, Employee Owner

Terry Riley, Senior Account Executive

Holly Sells, Business Development Manager

Corey Evans, CCV Insurance, Senior Account Executive

Maritess Montes, CCV Insurance, Insurance Sales Specialist


Debbie Gowsell, Senior Account Executive

Kelli Bugden, Financial Services / Employee Benefits

Tammy Ryan, Benefits Consultant

Paul Christie, Senior Associate Broker

Dave Ledinski, Commercial Risk Advisor

Richard Folkins, Director of Complex Risks, Partner

Harj Parmar, Commercial Risk Advisor

David Green, Client Executive, Partner

Andrew D. Kemp, President

Zach Schwing, Commercial Risk Advisor

Gordon Li, Client Executive, Partner

Doug Clark, Commercial Risk Advisor

Amar Munjal, Consultant, Pension & Benefits Advisor


Sebastien Pelletier, Vice-président assurances – Associé chez Synex Performance d’affaires

Adam Couture, Associé, Courtier en assurance de dommages des entreprises


Nick Owen, Account Manager




Jeff Davis, Commercial Account Manager


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Canadian Broker Network announces the 2020 Underwriter Awards

Toronto – September 22, 2020 – Canadian Broker Network (CBN), Canada’s leading network of independent insurance brokers, is pleased to announce its’ 2020 Underwriters of the Year.  CBN members have personally selected these individuals as having met and exceeded our award criteria during a particularly challenging time in the industry.  The criteria includes:  underwriting excellence and risk knowledge; being available to our teams; writing business that satisfies clients’ needs while creating a win-win for the broker and the insurer; a positive, helpful attitude; and investing time to develop trusting relationships with their brokers.

Commercial Award RecipientsVincent Cloutier, Northbridge; Tyler Pretto, Intact; Nicole Gilkie, Intact; Sarabjit Minhas, RSA; Jennifer Kinsella, Intact; Nicole Smart, Intact; Viet Nguyen, Unica.

Personal Award RecipientsNicole Featherstone, Northbridge; Alieu Fatty, SGI Canada; Anthony Guarangna, Travelers; Jason King, Aviva.

About the Canadian Broker Network

The Canadian Broker Network is an alliance of leading independent insurance brokerages representing more than $1 billion in property casualty premiums as well as employee benefits and life and financial services, with over 50 offices across Canada and more than 1,500 employees. We give independent, employee-owned brokerages a unique way to grow and innovate their businesses by leveraging the collective wisdom, experience, and connections of our members.

Maturing out of a forum dating back to 2002, originally designed to exchange best practices, CBN’s guiding principles of innovation, collaboration, commitment to growth, and independence ensures that members can deliver the best possible value proposition to their clients, employees, and insurer partners.

Fiercely Independent & Proudly Canadian

For more information on CBN and a list of our members, visit