Our People

At Kent & Essex, we’re inspired by maintaining small-town community values and delivering a consistently exceptional customer experience. We are neighbours, friends, and advisors looking out for the communities we serve.

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Bill Rhodes

Chair

Date Elected: February 25, 2003

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Jennifer Douglas

First Vice Chair

Date Elected: March 26, 2019

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Leanne Segeren-Swayze

Second Vice Chair

Date Elected: March 26, 2019

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Tim McIntosh

Director

Date Elected: February 24, 2004

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Andre Mailloux

Director

Date Elected: February 26, 2008

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John Aitken

Director

Date Elected: February 24, 2009

Peter Letkeman

Director

Date Elected: March 18, 2021

Sarita Vandernaalt

DIRECTOR

DATE ELECTED: MARCH 28, 2023

Tony Lauc

DIRECTOR

DATE ELECTED: MARCH 28, 2023

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Kevin Konecny, CPA, CA, CIP

President & CEO

With Kent & Essex Since 2006

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Reg L’Ecuyer, CPA, CGA

CFO

With Kent & Essex Since 2016

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Mike Stone

Manager of Information Technology

With Kent & Essex Since 2013

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Phillip Kraynick

Vice President of Claims

With Kent & Essex Since January 2022

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Brenda Brooks, CIP

Manager of Auto Underwriting

With Kent & Essex Since 2001

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Joyce Dykema, CIP

Manager of Residential & Agribusiness Underwriting

With Kent & Essex Since 1984

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Jeff Knight, B.Comm, FCIP, CRM

Manager of Commercial Underwriting

With Kent & Essex Since 2012

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Laurie Basiak, CIP, CRM

Business Development Specialist

With Kent & Essex Since 2016

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Bree Antunes, CIP

Manager of Loss Control

With Kent & Essex Since 2019

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Why We Do It

Helping build strong, unified communities across Ontario

At Kent & Essex, we’re inspired by and dedicated to making our communities better. Our team is composed of individuals who live in and understand the needs of the communities we reach.

See Our Community Work in Action

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Kent & Essex Mutual Insurance has a dedicated team of in-house adjusters to assist with your claim.

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