Meet Our Team

BOISE OFFICE

Clint Paskewitz

Clint Paskewitz

Commercial Manager

Since joining Associated Insurance in 2010, Clint has thrived on getting to know his clients’ businesses and providing them with smart solutions to boost their success. As a middle market specialist, he often works with companies in need of a risk management approach to insurance and loss prevention. Clint works in complex liability, property, fleet management, and other areas of risk, using proven and proprietary processes. Clint’s passion for community is highlighted by his service to Drug Free Idaho, Exchange Club of Boise, Meridian PAL, and Boise Optimist. Committed to his industry, Clint is Government Affairs Chair and a Past President of Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Idaho (IIABI). He was honored in 2015 as Agent of the Year and in 2013 as Young Agent of the Year by IIABI. In 2007, he was recognized in Idaho Business Review’s Accomplished Under 40 publication. Clint, his wife Natalie, and their three children enjoy their free time together, which means you can usually find them at a baseball or football field, basketball court, or dance recital.

Bryan Graham

Bryan Graham, CIC

Forest Products Manager

Bryan specializes in insurance solutions for the forest products industry in the Northwest. Since 2010, he has built expertise in the specific needs and challenges of loggers and log haulers’ insurance programs. As a specialist in this high-risk industry, Bryan’s knowledge of risk mitigation and management techniques, as well as his familiarity with his clients’ business needs, have set him apart in a challenging marketplace. The son of a former forester turned insurance company executive, and an insurance agency veteran, Bryan was raised in Idaho around forest products and insurance professionals. He has drawn upon this experience to develop a hands-on, can-do approach for his customers. Bryan graduated with honors from Boise State University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Business and earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2019. Bryan and his wife Shannon enjoy traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with family.

Emily Koleno, CIC

Operations Manager

The third member of the leadership team, together with Clint and Bryan, Emily manages the agency’s business operations. She began her career with Associated in 2012 as an account manager, later producer, then became operations manager in 2015. Emily handles processes and procedures, marketing and branding, management systems, human resources, and more. She interned with reinsurance broker Aon Benfield in San Francisco, then spent five years with Sun Valley Resort, working in risk management, HR, and the GM’s office. Emily earned her bachelor’s in Finance from Washington State University in 2007 and her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2014. She served as Chair of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Idaho’s Young Agents committee from 2014-2017.

Kyle Woods

Kyle Woods, CIC

Risk & Insurance Advisor

Kyle brings over 20 years of insurance experience to AIS. Kyle started his career as a loss control representative, which put his degree in Occupational Safety & Health to use. As he evaluated, designed and implemented safety programs for businesses, Kyle helped his clients reduce their insurance expenses. Later, he worked as an underwriter for a Fortune 500 company, learning policy coverage in depth and the rating processes insurance carriers use to determine premium for individual businesses. Now, as a Sales Executive, Kyle utilizes his broad expertise to help businesses get the coverage they need at the best possible value. Kyle is a member of Leadership Idaho Agriculture and Southwest Rotary Club of Boise. His hobbies include coaching his daughter in basketball and softball, hunting, fishing, mountain biking and skiing.

Harrison Collard

Harrison Collard

Risk & Insurance Advisor

Harrison was born in South Carolina and raised in Baker City, Oregon, but really found his home when he moved to Boise to attend Boise State University. While at Boise State, he played lacrosse for the men’s club team, and has still never missed watching a home games on the blue turf. Upon graduation, Harrison worked with a local recruiting agency for 3.5 years before making the transition into the insurance world. Harrison and his wife Courtney are constantly entertained by their baby boy Sonny and love everything Idaho has to offer, especially spending time at their cabin in North Idaho.

Courtney Mitchell

Courtney Mitchell, CIC

Senior Commercial Lines Account Manager

A native of Boise, Courtney graduated cum laude from The College of Idaho in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in History and a minor in International Political Economy. During college Courtney was a sprinter for the track team, served as a Student Events Coordinator, and traveled through Southeast Asia while studying abroad. The summer after graduation Courtney worked in Denali National Park as a research assistant aide. Courtney joined the AIS team in 2010 as an Account Manager and attained her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2012. Traveling is one of Courtney’s greatest passions. She has visited Spain, Ireland, Belize, Mexico and Costa Rica, just in the past few years.

Cathy Tarpley

Cathy Tarpley, CISR

Senior Personal Lines Account Manager

Cathy has been in the insurance industry since 1994. She was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, where she had 20 years of experience in personal lines insurance before moving to Boise. She joined the AIS team in 2015 and earned her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation in 2017. Cathy’s hobbies include spending time with her family, mountain biking, gardening and fishing.

Amy Perry, CISR

Commercial Lines Account Manager

Raised in Meridian, Amy graduated from Boise State University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science with an emphasis in Administrative Office Technology. She is an alumna of the Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity and remains active in the local chapter as an advisor. She joined the Associated Insurance team in 2015 after six years of insurance industry experience. Amy’s hobbies include being a Disney enthusiast, crafting, traveling, and spending time with friends, family and her dog, Henry.

Caitlyn Kingston

Caitlyn Kingston

Customer Service Representative

Caitlyn was born and raised in northern California until she moved to Boise with her family in 2006. In 2010, she began working part-time for AIS as a junior in high school. She continued with AIS while she attended Boise State University. Caitlyn graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Business. Her hobbies include swimming, reading, traveling and photography. Caitlyn went to Europe with her high school photography class and she hopes to return to Ireland soon.

Kari Radko

Customer Service Representative

Born and raised in Meridian, Kari graduated from Boise State University in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in Mathematics. Kari joined the AIS team in 2018 as a Customer Service Representative. Her hobbies include coaching and playing soccer, hiking, exploring, and traveling with her rescue dog, Bear. Kari has been to Australia and New Zealand and plans to visit Europe in the near future.

Heather Fransted

Heather Fransted

Customer Service Representative / Claims Specialist

Heather was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming and obtained her associates degree from Casper College. In the fall of 2014, Heather and her family relocated to Boise. Heather completed her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Boise State University in the spring of 2018. One of Heather’s favorite features of the Treasure Valley is the welcoming, family-friendly community. In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the foothills and skiing with her husband and two boys.

LaDonna Beretta

Accounting

LaDonna grew up roller skating with friends and camping with family in northern California. She worked at a community bank for 11 years, then in the commercial flooring industry for 15 years. LaDonna moved to Boise and joined Associated Insurance’s accounting department in the summer of 2019. LaDonna enjoys sewing and crocheting, and she and her husband Joe enjoy wine tasting, archery, and spending lots of quality time with their kids and grandkids.

Bear

Bear

Chief Happiness Officer

Born in 2009 and adopted by his mom Kari in 2010, Bear is an avid adventurer, excellent babysitter of both human and canine pups, and a highly skilled napper. When he’s not keeping his officemates company, Bear enjoys road trips, swimming, and playing ball. If you visit our Boise office, this CHO is sure to make your day brighter and happier. It’s his job, after all.

COEUR D'ALENE OFFICE

Dan Musselman

Dan Musselman

Risk & Insurance Advisor

Dan was born in Lewiston, ID and graduated from Lewis Clark State College. He has 40 years of experience in the logging, road construction and equipment industries. Dan was the President of Musselman Rentals & Sales and Musselman Construction Company from 1984 to 1999. From 2004 to 2012, he was the Projects and Safety Coordinator for the Associated Logging Contractors. In 2005 he became a licensed Property & Casualty agent and began working with Associated Insurance Services in Coeur d’Alene as the primary producer for the logging program. He also has experience with insurance for construction, excavation, equipment dealers and other industries.

Jordan Schram

Jordan Schram, CIC

Risk & Insurance Advisor

Raised in eastern Oregon, Jordan graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a minor in Business. As a senior in college, she studied Spanish for four months in Argentina. Jordan spent her summers during college as a firefighter for the Bureau of Land Management out of Vale, Oregon. She joined the AIS team in 2014 and earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2017. Jordan’s passions include rooting for the Ducks, discovering new craft breweries, kayaking, and hiking with her husband and their two dogs, Mona and Winnie.

Jan Perry

Jan Perry

Forest Products Account Manager

Jan was born and raised in Sandpoint, Idaho where she had seven years of experience in personal lines insurance before moving to Hawaii and later Arizona. In Arizona she was human resources manager for a large floral retailer for eight years before moving home to Idaho. She has been a valued employee of Associated Insurance Services since 2006. Servicing forest products commercial accounts has become her primary focus but she has experience in all lines. Jan received her Property & Casualty insurance producer license in 2008.

Haylee Waddell

Forest Products Account Manager

Raised in St. Maries, Haylee grew up in the timber industry. In 2017, she graduated from Eastern Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. Haylee joined the Associated Insurance team in the spring of 2020. She enjoys spending time outdoors camping, boating and RZR riding with her fiance, John, friends and family. Her pride and joy are her two dogs, Jack and Colt. Haylee is an avid horseback rider and has three horses at her home in Rathdrum.