Meet Our Team

Founded in 2012, AVID Risk Solutions, Inc. is an independent insurance agency headquartered in Middleton, WI.

We are the trusted partner of businesses, professional service providers and individuals. Because we are independent, we serve as an objective advocate for our clients, formulating innovative and value-driven insurance programs.

At AVID, we have an active interest and enthusiasm for every client. The lasting value of a partnership with AVID Risk Solutions is in our company-wide commitment to the total well-being of our clients. At AVID, every account is a relationship, led by an accomplished risk-management professional and backed by a team of knowledgeable and committed associates. We commit ourselves as a company to understanding each and every client—the organizations, the individuals who lead them, and the industries in which they compete—to ensure the ideal fit for our services and the best approach to supporting growth and success.

Management Team
Ben Shortreed

Ben Shortreed

Agency President

608.827.4525
Middleton Office
Janel Bazan, CIC

Janel Bazan, CIC

Vice President of Operations

608-827-4590
Middleton Office
Caitlyn White

Caitlyn White

Commercial Practice Leader

Work: 608-827-4569 Cell: 608-214-1465
Middleton Office
Mary Lewis

Mary Lewis

Personal Lines Manager

920-545-5648
Watertown Office
Middleton Team
Chad Flentje

Chad Flentje

Client Executive: Commercial Lines & Agriculture, Partner

Work: 608-827-4561 Cell: 608-963-1749
Middleton Office
Katie Selz

Katie Selz

Client Executive: Employee Benefits, Partner

Work: 608-827-4598 Cell: 608-206-2506
Middleton Office
Alec Tantillo

Alec Tantillo

Client Executive: Commercial Lines

262-522-8606
Middleton Office
Alison Gale

Alison Gale

Client Manager: Personal Lines

920-545-5641
Middleton Office
Angela Schneider

Angela Schneider

Client Manager: Personal Lines

920-545-5660
Middleton Office
Brendalee Neitzel

Brendalee Neitzel

Account Coordinator: Personal Lines

608-827-4772
Middleton Office
Britta Hegge

Britta Hegge

Client Executive: Commercial Lines

Work: 920-545-5679 Cell: 608-628-8767
Middleton Office
Cindy Massman, CISR

Cindy Massman, CISR

Client Manager: Commercial Lines

262-522-8605
Middleton Office
Colin Raimer

Colin Raimer

Client Executive: Commercial Lines

Work: 608-827-4560 Cell: 608-697-5577
Middleton Office
Dan Selz

Dan Selz

Agency/Producer Relationship Manager: Voluntary Benefits

Work: 608-827-4778 Cell: 608-220-6103
Middleton Office
David Pautz

David Pautz

Client Executive: Commercial Lines, Partner

Work: 262-754-0452 Cell: 414-331-6398
Middleton Office
David Whitney

David Whitney

Commercial Technical Service Agent

920-545-5669
Middleton Office
Deborah Knight

Deborah Knight

Client Manager: Personal Lines

920-545-5675
Middleton Office
Greg Erickson

Greg Erickson

Client Executive: Commercial Lines

Work: 262-522-8607 Cell: 262-443-0047
Middleton Office
Hanna Johnson

Hanna Johnson

Commercial Manager

608-827-4599
Middleton Office
Jacob Krigbaum

Jacob Krigbaum

Director of Risk Management (Champ - Veteran Service Dog)

608-827-4776
Middleton Office
Jake Goebel

Jake Goebel

Client Manager: Personal Lines

262-289-1596
Middleton Office
John D'Orazio

John D'Orazio

Client Executive: Commercial Lines

Work: 608-690-7414 Cell: 608-298-8651
Middleton Office
John Keenan

John Keenan

Senior Account Manager

608-827-4568
Middleton Office
Karen Harter

Karen Harter

Client Service Support: Employee Benefits

608-827-4777
Middleton Office
Kyle McDonald, CIC, CPCU

Kyle McDonald, CIC, CPCU

VP Client Executive: Commercial Lines

Work: 920-545-5661 Cell: 920-400-7400
Middleton Office
Laura Batzer

Laura Batzer

Client Manager: Personal Lines

608-827-4566
Middleton Office
Lisa Sauer

Lisa Sauer

Client Manager: Employee Benefits

920-545-5671
Middleton Office
Marcus Liebert

Marcus Liebert

Client Executive: Personal Lines

920-545-5678
Middleton Office
Mariah Cable

Mariah Cable

Commercial Technical Service Agent

920-545-5654
Middleton Office
Mary Ellen Wittenmeier

Mary Ellen Wittenmeier

Commercial Technical Service Agent

920-545-5658
Middleton Office
McKenzie Olson

McKenzie Olson

Client Manager: Commercial Lines

920-545-5662
Middleton Office
Melissa Morgan

Melissa Morgan

Client Executive: Commercial Lines

Work: 262-522-8602 Cell: 608-576-9964
Middleton Office
Michael Saltow, BSN

Michael Saltow, BSN

Client Executive: Employee Benefits

Work: 608-827-4595
Middleton Office
Michelle Roberge, CISR

Michelle Roberge, CISR

Commercial Claims Advocate

608-827-4570
Middleton Office
Mindy Mulhern

Mindy Mulhern

Senior Account Manager: Personal Lines

Work: 608-827-4558
Middleton Office
Nancy Creamer, CIC, CPCU

Nancy Creamer, CIC, CPCU

Senior Business Development Coordinator: Commercial Lines

608-827-4564
Middleton Office
Noah Kestler

Noah Kestler

Claims Administrator

608-827-4591
Middleton Office
Sarah Duffy

Sarah Duffy

Client Manager: Commercial Lines

608-827-4774
Middleton Office
Tiffany Jenson

Tiffany Jenson

Client Executive: Employee Benefits

Work: 608-827-4538 Cell: 608-220-3407
Middleton Office
Elizabeth Gaida

Elizabeth Gaida

Training Director

608-827-4562
Middleton Office
Abby Fish

Abby Fish

Executive Assistant

608-827-4522
Middleton Office
Sarah Fish

Sarah Fish

Accounting Specialist

262-522-8604
Middleton Office
Kelly Collins

Kelly Collins

Accounting Assistant

608-827-4594
Middleton Office
Watertown Team
Chad Rosenow

Chad Rosenow

Information Technology Coordinator

920-545-5642
Watertown Office
Sharon Selchert

Sharon Selchert

Client Manager: Commercial Lines

920-545-5673
Watertown Office
Shelly Goodle

Shelly Goodle

Client Manager: Personal Lines

920-545-5652
Watertown Office
Sue Schmitt

Sue Schmitt

Client Executive: Employee Benefits & Personal Lines

920-545-5667
Watertown Office
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