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Our Team


At Shinberg-LTB Insurance our team of highly experienced professionals are dedicated to supporting your personal insurance, business, or employee benefits needs. Our team takes a proactive approach to ensure your strategic risk management plan provides comprehensive coverage while supporting your long-term objectives. What makes us different? Unlike other agencies, we request annual reviews with our clients to ensure we have minimized risk, provided appropriate coverage with sensible pricing.  

To find your Shinberg-LTB Insurance risk advisor, scroll to your area of coverage. Not sure who to contact? Fill out an inquiry form or call us toll free at 800-456-5305

 

 

Chris O’Leary
President
517-337-8415
Chris joined Shinberg-LTB in 2007 as managing owner. He leads the execution of the agency’s risk management strategy and has overall responsibility for the oversight of Shinberg-LTB’s Commercial, Personal, and Employee Benefits Departments.
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Michael Guess
Vice President of Sales
517-337-8415
Michael joined Shinberg-LTB in 2009 as a Personal Lines agent and has since worked extensively in all three departments. s VP of Sales Michael works with the production staff to implement sales strategies and drive organic growth. He is known for “providing clients with prompt, thoughtful service.”
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Michael Totte
Partner/Account Manager
517-336-8000
Michael has been in the insurance industry for more than 30 years. Michael worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield before opening his own insurance agency. In 2012, he expanded his agency by purchasing the Lebuda Shield Bray agency. In 2021, Michael merged his company, the Lebuda Totte Bray Agency, with the Shinberg Agency.
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Personal Insurance

James Grube
Personal Risk Manager
517-337-8415 | jgrube@sltbagency.com
Jim is licensed in Property, Casualty as well as Life Insurance. James has over 25 years’ experience in various industries including financial banking, investing and insurance.
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Todd Bartek
Personal Risk Manager
517-336-8000 | tbartek@sltbagency.com
Todd joined Shinberg-LTB in 2014 and has been in the insurance industry for 20 years. He is licensed in Property, Casualty, Life, Accidental & Health and Variable Annuities. Todd thoroughly enjoy working with people and building relationships.
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Beth Buffington
Personal Risk Manager
517-337-8415 | bbuffington@sltbagency.com
Beth joined Shinberg in 2020 with over 20 years of management and direct customer service experience. Although her educational studies were in Psychology and Business Management, she finds the most enjoyable part of her days is the personal interactions she has with clients.
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Pam Castillo
Account Manager/Licensed Agent
517-337-8415 | pcastillo@sltbagency.com
Pam has been in the insurance industry for 25+ years and holds a Property and Casualty License with the State of Michigan. She has worked in many areas of the industry, assisting with customer service for clients with Home, Auto and Health insurance needs.
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Nicole Wallace
Account Manager
517-337-8415 | nwallace@sltbagency.com
Nicole has been with Shinberg-LTB since 2016 and holds licenses in property and casualty, as well as life insurance. Nicole has a reputation for kind, responsive-driven care of her clients.
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Angie Lapp
Receptionist
517-337-8415 | alapp@sltbagency.com
Angie began working at Shinberg-LTB in 2021 in a part-time capacity.
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Amie Barker
Customer Service Reperesentative
517-337-8415 | abarker@sltbagency.com
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Kathleen Michael
Communications
517-337-8415 | kmichael@sltbagency.com
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Business Insurance

Sarah Barber
Commercial Risk Manager, Licensed Agent
517-337-8415 | sbarber@sltbagency.com
Sarah’s career spans almost 20 years in a niche agency focused on transportation, specifically aviation and railroad. Since then, her expertise has broadened to all aspects of commercial coverage specializing in complex national accounts that include sizeable auto fleets, property, and equipment schedules. Sarah holds a Property and Casualty Producer license in both Michigan and Georgia. She is also a Certified Insurance Services Representative (CISR), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Associate in General Insurance (AINS).
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Karla Dudasik
Commercial Risk Manager, Licensed Agent
517-337-8415 | kdudasik@sltbagency.com
Karla holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Michigan State University. In addition, she has achieved licenses for property casualty, life, and health insurance.
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Marc Federau
Client Advocate
517-337-8415 | mfederau@sltbagency.com
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Tami Mead
Commercial Risk Manager | Licensed Agent
517-336-8000 | tmead@sltbagency.com
Tami has been in the insurance industry for over 35 years with both carrier and agency experience. She holds a Property and Casualty License with the State of Michigan and a Certified Insurance Services Representative (CISR) designation.
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Kim Smith
Commercial Risk Manager, Licensed Agent
517-337-8415 | ksmith@sltbagency.com
Kim holds licenses in property and casualty in both Michigan and Florida and has achieved designations as Certified Insurance Services Representative (CISR) and Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI).
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Karen Thomas
Commercial Risk Manager, Licensed Agent
517-337-8415 | kthomas@sltbagency.com
Karen possesses more than 33 years in the insurance industry and has been with Shinberg-LTB since 2010. She specializes in managing large, complex commercial accounts.
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Employee Benefits

David Beuhler
Employee Benefits Specialist
517-337-8415
Dave joined Shinberg-LTB in 2008 and has more than 20 years of insurance experience, after having served in the U.S. Army for 21 years. He specializes in Medicare and Individual health plans. David is licensed in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio for accident and health, life, and variable annuities. He has also completed several Medicare Advantage certifications, and is recognized as a 2022 Marketplace Circle of Champions.
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Julie Voketz
Benefits Account Manager
517-337-8415 | jvoketz@sltbagency.com
Julie has been with Shinberg-LTB since 2014. She is licensed for health and life insurance.
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Maureen Culhane
Medicare Specialist
mculhane@acrisure.com
Maureen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Adelphi University and has also obtained her CMS Medicare Certification and CMS Marketplace Individual/SHOP Elite Agent designation.
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Emily Harte-Merchand
Employee Benefits Specialist
517-337-8415 | eharte@sltbagency.com
Emily joined Shinberg-LTB in 2021, with more than 12 years of experience working in the insurance arena. She graduated from Alma College in 2009.
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