Newman Crane & Associates Insurance Get to Know Us

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Steven-Buckner

President

Steve is President of Newman Crane & Associates Insurance and has been with the agency since 1984. Steve served on the board of the Central Florida Independent Agent Association for three years prior to becoming President for the 2005-2006 term. Prior to becoming President, Steve spearheaded the Invest program in Central Florida, introducing the program to several area high schools.

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Jamie Bucker

Agency Manager

Jamie joined the agency in 1980 after graduating from the University of Florida. She is the agency operations manager and handles a commercial book of business. Jamie was born and raised in Orlando.

Bonnie Cannioto

Personal Lines New Business Sales

Bonnie Cannioto is responsible for Personal Lines New Business Sales. She joined Newman Crane & Associates over 25 years ago, and began her career with us in our Personal Lines department in 1986 writing personal auto, homeowners, umbrella, watercraft, flood, recreational vehicle, and hard-to-place risks, among other key coverages. In 2005, Bonnie began writing and servicing group health, individual health, and life insurance policies for businesses and individuals.

Bonnie currently holds both a Life/Health license and a Property/Casualty license.

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Jennifer Kesterson

Personal Lines Account Manager

Jennifer is our Personal Lines Account Manager and has been working at Newman Crane since 2003. Jennifer started as the office receptionist and served in that capacity until 2004. Customers often appreciate her willing spirit and she looks forward to serving the clients of the agency.

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Carolyn Marcus

Commercial Lines Account Manager

Carolyn has been with Newman Crane & Associates since 1985. After a brief time in our Personal Lines department, Carolyn moved to Commercial Lines where clients have benefited from her outstanding, responsive customer service. She has been instrumental in helping keep our business clients happy year after year.

Carolyn currently holds a Property Casualty license and has earned her AAI (Accredited Advisor in Insurance) designation.

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Karen Walesh

Commercial Lines Account Manager

Karen has been working at Newman Crane & Associates since 1993. She started at the agency as a receptionist and worked in several different departments including Marketing and Personal Lines before settling into her current position of Commercial Lines Account Manager.

Karen currently holds a Property/Casualty license and has AAI (Accredited Advisor in Insurance) and AIAM (Associate in Insurance Account Management) designations.

Karen is also committed to helping the agency give back to the communities we serve. She helps organize a holiday charity function each year in which Newman Crane participates for a local community outreach program.

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Lisa Wilmoth

Commercial Lines Account Representative

Lisa began her career with Newman Crane & Associates as a receptionist in 1985, and was promoted to a Personal Lines Account Representative three years later. In 1992, Lisa received her Agent’s License in Property and Casualty Insurance and has been working in the Commercial Lines department since then.