Officers & Directors

Chapter Officer

Kerry Prout


Kerry received her Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Marketing from University of Michigan-Flint. She began her insurance career in January 2015 as a Commercial Lines Rater in the Michigan Region at Frankenmuth Insurance and currently holds the position of Underwriting Support Representative III for the Southeast Region. Along with earning her CPCU in 2019, she holds the designations of Associates in Insurance Services, Associates in General Insurance, and Associates in Commercial Underwriting-Management. She also serves as club President for Frankenmuth Toastmasters.

Chapter Officer

James Boyd


James received his Bacherlor's in Insurance and Risk Management from Olivet College. He started his insurance career in 2009 at Frankenmuth Insurance as an Auto Claim Adjuster and currently holds the position of Learning anad Development Manager. Along with earning his CPCU in 2014, he has also earned his Associate in Regulation and Compliance, Associate in Claims, Accredited Adviser in Insurance, Associate in Insurance Services, and Associate in Insurance designations.


Chapter Officer

Laura Zabel


Laura received her Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Baker College. She started her insurance career in 2003 at Frankenmuth as a high school co-op in the APM Department. She transferred to the Marketing Department in 2008 and then joined the IT Information and Portal Services Department on the Agency Automation Team. In 2019 she was promoted to her current role, IT Supervisor of Automation Support. Along with earning her CPCU in 2016, she also holds her Certificate in General Insurance and Associate in Insurance Services designations.


Chapter Officer

Marianne Brandel


Marianne received her MBA for Risk Managment and Insurance Services from Olivet College. She earned the CPCU in 2016 and holds several other designations. She began her insurance career at Frankenmuth in December 2004 as a Commercial Lines Rater and eventually moved into a Michigan Commercial Lines Underwriting position. She was with Frankenmuth for 10 years before moving to Hasting Insurance as a multi-state Commercial Lines Underwriter and then moved in 2016 to Michigan Insurance Company where she currently holds the role of Underwriting Executive.


Chapter Director

Tom Dukes


Tom received his Bachelor's degree in German and International Studies from Albion College, with a minor in statistics. He started his insurance career at Auto-Owners Insurance in 2014 as an Actuarial Technician before moving to Frankenmuth Insurance in 2017. He earned his CPCU in 2018 and has also earned his Associates in Insurance designation. He currently holds the position of Data Scientist and is actively pursuing the Associate of the Casualty Actuary Society designation.


Rachael Klinski


Rachael Klinski earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Saginaw Valley State University. Along with earning her CPCU in 2009, she also achieved the Associate in Commercial Underwriting, Associate in Information Techonology, and Associate in Insurance Services designations. She began her insurance career at Frankenmuth Insurance in 1999 as a Commercial Technician in Underwriting. She transferred to the IT Department in 2002 as a Business Technician and currently holds the position of Business Systems Analysist Lead.