Meet Our Team

Tony Silva

President

519-756-2200 Ext 116


Tony has been in the insurance industry for 20 years. After graduating from Queen’s University, Tony started his insurance career with Continental Canada. After serving 15 years on the company side, Tony became a broker in 2004 and joined Bunnell Hitchon in 2007 and is a managing partner of Bunnell Hitchon. Tony is an avid soccer player and fan He enjoys traveling with his family in his spare time.

Michael Moore

Executive Vice-President

519-756-2200 Ext 106


A graduate of the Mohawk College Insurance Program, Mike has specialized in Commercial Insurance for over 20 years including underwriting for two of the top insurance companies in Canada. Mike is a long time resident of Brant County and is actively involved in the community coaching Minor Baseball and Hockey. Mike's passions include being a Dad to Samantha and Will, snowmobiling and traveling with his family. If Mike could choose, his dream job would be a Professional Baseball Player.

Nancy Thompson

Sales & Operations Manager

519-756-2200 Ext 107


Nancy began her career as an Insurance Broker in 1986, obtained her CAIB designation in 1991 and her CIP designation in 1995. Experienced in both Personal and Commercial Lines sales and service, Nancy joined Bunnell Hitchon in 2015. In her spare time she enjoys time with family and friends, cycling, reading and cooking. In another life Nancy would have pursued a career in the court room.

Farrell Pelton

Account Executive - Commercial Lines

519-756-2200 Ext 126


Farrell began her insurance career in 2000 and joined Bunnell Hitchon in 2004. She obtained her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 2010. Farrell spends much of her free time reading, gardening and on the baseball field. Her dream job, Owning a Nursery - the tree kind, not the kid kind!

Paul Atkins

Account Executive

519-756-2200 Ext 267


Paul is a graduate of Humber College Marketing Program. He joined Standard Life in 1981 the beginning of a life long insurance career. Paul became part of Main & Muldoon Insurance Brokers in 1986 and the Bunnel Team in 2016. An avid Hockey fan, Paul volunteers for the NBC Hockey League and continues to play as often as he can. He enjoys spending as much time as possible with his Grandchildren and if he wasn't working he would be helping them with their sports activities full time.

Ryan LoPresti

Account Executive - Commercial Lines

519-756-2200 Ext 119


Ryan is a graduate of the Mohawk College Insurance Program and began his insurance career in 2010 at Dominion of Canada, now Travelers. He joined Bunnell Hitchon in 2017 and brings claims and underwriter experience to his career as a Commercial Broker. Ryan enjoys spending quality time with his wife and son. He is an avid sports fan playing hockey and soccer in his spare time. Ryan's dream job - working for a Professional Sports team, preferably playing, alternatively as a coach or scout.

Carol Denney

Personal Lines - Account Manager

519-756-2200 Ext 105


Carol has been in the insurance industry since 1977 and joined Bunnell Hitchon as part of the Campbell Insurance team in 1996. She received her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 2007. Carol is currently a Personal Lines Account Manager as well as our in-house IT. Carol enjoys cooking, gardening, RTVing around her farm, spending time with her husband,family and friends. When she grows up she wants to be...... Carol is still undecided!

Debbie Kitchen

Account Manager - Personal Lines

519-756-2200 Ext 133


Debbie joined Bunnell Hitchon Insurance in 2009, and has been a personal lines broker since 1999. An avid golfer, she spends most of her free time with her Grandson's and family when not on the course.

Fernie Andrade

Personal Lines - Account Manager

519-756-2200 Ext 109


Fernie joined Bunnell Hitchon in October 2016 bringing over 25 years of experience to our team. She began her insurance career as a receptionist/filing clerk before becoming a broker. In her spare time Fernie enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs. Fernie's dream job - Owning a Pet Sanctuary for injured and abandoned animals.

Maria Bonaccorso

Personal Lines - Account Manager

519-756-2200 Ext 145


Maria began working in the insurance industry in 1981, obtaining Her RIBO license in 1982. Maria joined our Main & Muldoon office in 1996 and became part of the Bunnell Hitchon family in 2016. In her spare time you can find Maria in her garden, reading or crocheting and spending time with family and friends. Maria enjoys helping others so her dream job would have to revolve around people.

Carol Terryberry

Account Manager - Commercial Lines

519-756-2200 Ext 271


After 25 years in the IT Services business, Carol began a new career in the Insurance industry. In 2013 she obtained her RIBO license and joined Bunnell Hitchon as a Commercial Account Manager. Carol enjoys reading and genealogy. In fact, if she could choose a dream job it would be as a Genealogist or an Archaeologist.

Robyn Selmes

Account Manager - Commercial Lines

519-756-2200 Ext 102


Robyn is a graduate of the Mohawk College Office Administration Program . She joined Bunnell Hitchon in 2008 as a Commercial Account Manager. When not at the office Robyn enjoys time with her family, playing the piano and reading. If she wasn't working in the insurance industry Robyn would be an architect or a writer, or perhaps both!

Katherine Yurcak

Accounting

519-756-2200 Ext 111


Katherine joined Bunnell Hitchon January 1988 as an insurance broker. In 1991, Katherine changed gears and has been the bookkeeper ever since. An avid boater and Fisher Woman Katherine loves the water and joys travelling. Luckily for Katherine she is already working at her dream job!

Debbie Frey

Team Leader - Administrative Support

519-756-2200 Ext 147


Debbie Frey joined Bunnell Hitchon in June 2001 as a receptionist and is currently the Team Leader of our Administrative team. When not at work Debbie's passion is her family, grandchildren and friends. You will find her at the hokey rink, basketball courts and soccer fields cheering on her grandchildren. Her favorite hockey team is Toronto Maple Leafs. Please do not hold that against her. She is very optimistic and believes that next year is the year!

Debbie Crooker

Administrative Support

519-756-2200 Ext 115


Debbie is part of our technical support team and has been handling the day to day processing of policy documents since 2006. For many years Debbie has volunteered at the Harmony Church Breakfast Club helping serve breakfast to the King George School community as well as the United Way Warehouse Sale.

Debra Vandertuin

Receptionist

519-756-2200


Debra joined Bunnell Hitchon in August 2016 as our receptionist. She enjoys meeting and working with people and spends much of her free time with family and friends. Given the opportunity, Debra would love to Study Marine Life.

Lucy Byrne

Technical Support

519-756-2200


Lucy joined the Bunnell team in 2005 and presently works in the processing department. Lucy mentioned that she loves being part of such a wonderful and encouraging team. In her spare time Lucy enjoys Old Black & White movies. One day you may see Lucy on stage as she aspires to be a backup singer for Madonna!

Teri Martin

Administrative Support

519-756-2200 Ext 103


Teri started working at our Main & Muldoon office in July 1994 and has been an integral part of the team ever since. Upon moving to the Bunnell HItchon office her focus moved to supporting our team of commercial and personal Account Managers, as well as learning the accounting side of our business. Teri enjoys spending as much of her spare time as possible with her grandson and Fur Baby. If the Universe hadn't had other plans for Teri she would have been a Teacher for the deaf/blind.

Cam Thompson

Administrative Support

519-756-2200


Cam is a graduate of Mohawk College Office Administration program. He is working at Bunnell Hitchon on a contract position on our Administration team. Cam is an avid Leafs, Raptors and Jays fan. He enjoys reading and catching a game in his spare time.