Our Team

A team of dedicated professionals committed to exceeding your expectations.

Team Members
70
Insurance Partners
280+

A Closer Look at What Separates Newfront

Newfront is a full-service retail brokerage with expertise in commercial coverage across all industries. We combine powerful software and dedicated experts to give you accountability, peace of mind, and control over your unique risks.

We’ve built our brokerage from the ground up to serve our clients with a modern experience. Our mission is to build the new standard for our industry.

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Expert Focus

Navigate the world of insurance with a specialist you can trust. Our brokers are dedicated to specific practice areas and build comprehensive and tailored coverage plans.

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Disciplined Approach

Our size enables our partners to give personal attention to every matter.

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Streamlined Technology

With our proprietary platform, we provide a truly differentiated experience for our clients. We’ve digitized and automated cumbersome processes so we can give your business our full attention.

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Full Coverage

We work with the world’s top insurance carriers, as well as highly specialized firms that offer unique policies to suit your business needs.

Brokers

Our brokers are recognized experts within their practice areas and have deep experience serving clients across all industries.

Eric Anderberg

Principal
  • Previously: Assistant Vice President at Heffernan Insurance Brokers

Cherie Bolyarde

Client Advocate | Principal
  • Previously: Producer at ISU Sander, Jacobs, Cassayre
  • Agent at State Farm

Joe Naworski

Principal
  • Previously: VP at Stockdale Insurance
  • VP at Heffernan Insurance

Steve Barserian

Principal
  • Previously: ISU/MVP Insurance Agency
  • C.D. Simonian Insurance Agency

Jesse Duarte

Principal
  • Previously: Broker and Risk Management Consultant

Joe Martin

Independent Principal
  • Previously: Agent and Broker at DiBuduo & DeFendis Insurance Agency

James Ayoob

Principal
  • Previously: Broker at Empirewest Insurance Services
  • Broker at HUB International

Tim Carruth

Principal
  • Previously: Account Executive at EastWest Insurance Services
  • VP at Millennium Corporate Solutions, Inc.

Krishna Patel

Principal
  • Previously:

Mike Riggs

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Valley Regional Insurance Services
  • VP at Lockton Insurance Brokers

Oscar Valenzuela

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Gallagher
  • Producer at Binney, Chase & Van Horne Inc.

Rick Monetta

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at ProCo
  • Producer at Mill Valley insurance

Steve McCaw

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Armstrong & Associates
  • VP at Ascension Insurance

Jill Federico

Principal
  • Previously: Director at Crystal & Company
  • Assistant VP and Risk Consultant at Marsh Private Client Services

Maureen Bernstein

Principal
  • Previously: VP at Kaercher Campbell & Associates
  • Senior Account Executive at Vista International

Ryan Tice

Principal
  • Previously: Insurance Advisor at Clinton Polley Insurance Brokers
  • Owner of Gemini Wellness

Marisa Bradley

Independent Broker
  • Previously: Agent at McNamara Insurance Services

Serge Vorobets

Principal
  • Previously: HUB International

Tom Kelly

Principal
  • Previously: VP at Salsbury & Associates Insurance Services
  • President at Wm. W. Kelly & Co. Insurance

Keane Heller

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Gordon Insurance

Reece Walker

Principal
  • Previously: Broker at Mill Valley Insurance Services

Ted Gingrich

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Diablo Valley Insurance
  • Producer at Gingrich Insurance

Pelayo Carranza

Principal
  • Previously: VP at Risk Strategies Company
  • VP at Thoits Insurance

Tuan Do

Principal
  • Previously: Broker at Wood Gutmann & Bogart
  • VP Commercial Insurance Operations at Tiki Insurance Services, Inc.

Stephanie Moriarty

Principal
  • Previously: Insurance & Financial Services Agent at Panos Agency
  • Associate at JMP Insurance

Christian Smith

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Heffernan Insurance
  • Field Underwriter at Philadelphia
  • Producer at Federated

Spenser Lauro

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Dealy, Renton & Associates

Susan Groff

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Leavitt Group
  • Producer at Herzog Insurance

Jake Vincent

Principal
  • Previously: Commercial Insurance Producer

Tom Pratt

Principal
  • Previously: President at FACE Insurance Services
  • Senior VP at Thomson & Pratt Insurance Associates

Bruce Globerman

Principal
  • Previously: Agent/Broker at Globerman Insurance Agency Inc.

Adrianne Peixotto

Principal & Head of Personal Lines
  • Previously: Director & Partner at International ProInsurance
  • VP at Costello and Sons

Forrest Wittenmeier

Co-Founder
  • Previously: Head of Commercial Insurance at Zenefits
  • VP at Sweet & Baker

Glenn Roman

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Marsh
  • Roman Risk & Insurance Services
  • Producer at Risk Strategies Company

Krystyna Kempsell

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Marsh & McLennan Agency

Kent Short

Principal
  • Previously: President at Stockdale Insurance
  • VP at Heffernan Insurance

Jenifer Ackley

Principal
  • Previously: Executive Director at Crystal & Co.
  • Producer at Momentous

Amora Wood

Principal
  • Previously: Senior Broker at Blank Ink Insurance Services

Nick Mayle

Principal
  • Previously: Senior VP at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Senior VP at Ascension Insurance

Court Jackson

Principal
  • Previously: Clinton Polley

HQ

Our account managers each bring at least 10 years of experience developing mastery in their industries and markets.

Our engineers tackle the toughest technical challenges to streamline the buying and selling of insurance. This is the team that builds the Newfront Platform, and ensures our brokers and account managers have the tools they need to serve our clients.

Our operations team brings a diverse range of skills and experiences to ensure our company is operating at peak performance.

Benjamin Lotan

Marketing

Ashley Green

Onboarding Executive

Zach Kruth

Head of Finance

Nicole Kawaguchi

Software Engineer

Shazia Hussain

Office Manager

Jason Hoch

Software Engineer

Josie Ruzette

Account Manager

Huong Ho, CIC, CLCS, CISR

Head of Quality Assurance

Nitin Gupta

Business Operations

James Cintron

Recruiting

Jason O’Day

Recruiting

Ivan McCarter

Software Engineer

Gordon Wintrob

Co-Founder & CTO

Amanda Seybold

Strategic Growth

Thang Nguyen

Account Manager

Urooj Kazmi

Account Manager

Shaun Payne

Operations

Kristen Turner

Senior Product Manager

Caleb Draper

Recruiting Coordinator

Jennifer Meimerstorf

Account Manager

Kai Deng

Software Engineer

Sally Poole

Account Manager

Nikeeta Purohit

Operations Specialist

Michael Schultz

Software Engineer & Designer

Jennifer Andres

Account Manager

Andrew Brackin

Growth

Anna Beach

Chief Insurance & Operations Officer

Ranna Zhou

Senior Product Manager

Nicole Chow

Account Manager

Spike Lipkin

Co-Founder & CEO

Luba Kravchenko

Software Engineer

Jared Shapiro

VP of Engineering

Valerie Marsiano

Operations Specialist

Alisha Kawaguchi

Software Engineer

Jake Lansburgh

Head of Account Management

Dana Pace

Personal Lines Department Manager

Sheryl Plocharczyk

Account Manager

Sabrina Luo

Software Engineer

Shane Frykholm

Software Engineer

Mariele Longfellow

Account Manager

Raphael Parker

Head of Strategic Growth

Heather DePiero

Strategic Growth Manager

Lea Vue

Operations Specialist

Josh Lewis

Head of Product

Anna Dineros

Account Manager

Bundy Francis

Account Manager

Kimberly "Kimmi" Van Horn, CLCS

Account Manager

Heidi Fong

Account Manager

Kaylyn Barker

Operations Specialist

Jason Kearney

Recruiting