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.

Bruce Globerman

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

James Ayoob

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

Court Jackson

Principal
  • Previously: Clinton Polley

Tim Carruth

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

Jesse Duarte

Principal
  • Previously: Broker and Risk Management Consultant

Keane Heller

Principal
  • Previously: Producer at Gordon Insurance

Robert T. Castro

Principal, Commercial Risk Management
  • Previously: Santa Fe Commercial Insurance
  • Coast General Insurance Brokers

Rick Monetta

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

Ted Gingrich

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

Stephanie Moriarty

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

Steven C. Barserian, CWCA

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

Oscar Valenzuela

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

Ramon Simpson

Principal
  • Previously: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services
  • Insurance World

Joe Naworski

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

Maureen Bernstein

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

Forrest Wittenmeier

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

Amora D. Wood

Principal
  • Previously: Senior Broker at Blank Ink Insurance Services

Lizbeth E. Ruiz

Principal
  • Previously: Pegasus Capital & Insurance Services
  • Robertson Taylor

Tom Pratt

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

Jake Vincent CLCS

Principal
  • Previously: Commercial Insurance Producer

Jenifer Ackley

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

Mike Riggs

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

Cherie Bolyarde

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

Marisa Bradley

Independent Broker
  • Previously: Agent at McNamara Insurance Services

Sergey Vorobets

Principal
  • Previously: HUB International

Joe Martin

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

Tom Kelly

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

Christian B. Smith

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

Susan Groff

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

Tuan Do

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

Nick Mayle

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

Eric T. Anderberg

Principal
  • Previously: Assistant Vice President at Heffernan Insurance Brokers

Reece Walker

Principal
  • Previously: Broker at Mill Valley Insurance Services

Jill Federico

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

Pelayo Carranza III

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

Ryan Tice

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

Kent Short

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

Glenn L. Roman

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

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.

Anna Beach, CIC

Chief Insurance & Operations Officer

Shane Frykholm

Software Engineer

Thang Nguyen

Account Manager

Raphael Parker

Head of Strategic Growth

Nikeeta Purohit

Operations Specialist

Heidi Fong

Account Manager

Michael Schultz

Software Engineer & Designer

Nitin Gupta

Business Operations

Kimberly "Kimmi" Van Horn, CLCS

Account Manager

Jason Hoch

Software Engineer

Sheryl Plocharczyk

Account Manager

Kai Deng

Software Engineer

Nicole Chow

Account Manager

Amanda Seybold

Strategic Growth

Jennifer Meimerstorf

Account Manager

Caleb Draper

Recruiting Coordinator

Sally Poole

Account Manager

Bundy Francis

Account Manager

Jake Lansburgh

Head of Account Management

Andrew Brackin

Growth

Shazia Hussain

Office Manager

Benjamin Lotan

Marketing

Spike Lipkin

Co-Founder & CEO

Ivan McCarter

Software Engineer

Sabrina Luo

Software Engineer

Huong Ho, CIC, CLCS, CISR

Account Manager

Gordon Wintrob

Co-Founder & CTO

Jason O’Day

Recruiting

Maryann Hulsman

Data Operations

Shaun Payne

Operations

Alisha Kawaguchi

Software Engineer

Josie Ruzette

Account Manager

Anna Dineros, CISR

Account Manager

Valerie Marsiano

Operations Specialist

Jason Kearney

Recruiting

Luba Kravchenko

Software Engineer

Josh Lewis

Head of Product

Dana Pace

Account Manager

Lea Vue

Operations Specialist

James Cintron

Recruiting