Commercial Lines

Erik Frazier
Senior Accounts Executive

Erik joined Shinberg in January of 2014 and is now working as the Commercial Senior Account Executive. Erik graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Administration after which, he became licensed in Property & Casualty, then followed by 20 years in the insurance industry prior to even working for Shinberg.

Chuck Levy
Commercial Lines Specialist

Chuck joined Shinberg in 1972 and is currently working as the Commercial Lines Specialist. Chuck graduated from Michigan State University, shortly followed by getting licensed in both Property & Casualty as well as Life & Health and now has been working in the insurance industry for over 40 years.

Karla Dudasik
Commercial Account Manager

Karla joined Shinberg in 2011 and is currently working as an Account Manager in our Commercial department. Karla graduated from Michigan State University, quickly followed by obtaining her license in Life & Health as well as Property & Casualty. She now has over 13 years of experience and insurance knowledge.

Karen Thomas
Senior Marketing Manager

Karen joined Shinberg in 2009 and is currently working as the Senior Marketing Manager. Graduating from Davenport, Karen obtained a secretarial associate’s degree as well as a legal associate’s degree. Furthermore, she also acquired her license in Life & Health and Property & Casualty over 30 years ago, providing her with over 30 years of experience and knowledge.

Ted Levy

Ted is a specialist in all forms of commercial lines, with over 40 years of experience in the industry. He got his degree from University of Illinois and went to Graduate School at Michigan State University. Ted was in the very first class to have earned the prestigious Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) license, also making him a licensed insurance counselor.

Marc Federau
Licensed Insurance Counselor

Marc joined Shinberg in May of 2011, bringing with him a long history of providing excellent services in the insurance industry. Marc’s specialty includes lines such as: Transportation, Property, Casualty, Products, Senior Living, and Home Health Care, to name a few. It is these types of accounts that have always appealed to his need for a challenge and for the satisfaction of helping those who need someone with tenacity and a deep knowledge of the market place as a whole. Open, transparent relationships with his insureds is Marc’s trademark, and promotes long lasting relationships.

Cheryl Parker-Simmerman
Account Manager

Cheryl joined Shinberg after more than 16 years of working with Willis of Michigan in Farmington Hills. She has over 35 years of experience in commercial lines insurance holding her Property & Casualty license along with a non-residence license in the state of Florida. She started her insurance career with the Federau Group in September of 1998 and developed an expertise in middle market and national accounts. Cheryl is well versed in all lines of coverage, with some background in surety bonds as well. She has worked with Manufacturing, Agricultural, Construction, Hospitality and Retail clients. She also has experience with Global clients with foreign exposures as well as merger & acquisitions.

Shantana Goerge Simmon
Account Manager

Shantana joined Shinberg in June of 2015 and currently works in personal lines, helping local families with their home and auto insurance. Over the next year, she will be working towards growing the groups that the Shinberg Agency offers discounts to as well as moving to commercial insurance. Shantana graduated from Michigan State University, and came to Shinberg with over two years of prior insurance experience.