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Meet Our Team

Our trained professionals will take the time to explain our wide range of products to best suit the needs of our clientele. Klondike Insurance is committed to offering convenient local service where customers feel comfortable and confident that all their insurance needs are handled in a timely manner with the utmost attention to detail.

Patti Bligh

Patti Bligh

Manager/Owner
Born into the business. My amazing parents started Klondike Insurance in 1961. Avid outdoors person who loves golfing, skiing, quading, and weekends at the cottage. Passionate about leading my exceptional team of Insurance Professionals. Our “Toys & Tires Programs” continue to set us apart from the rest!
pattibligh@klondikeinsurance.com
Betty Jo Lorenowicz

Betty Jo Lorenowicz

Office Manager/Commercial Account Executive
bettyjo@klondikeinsurance.com
Iva Horvat

Iva Horvat

New Business Sales Personal Lines & Commercial Producer
Life sentence with Klondike Insurance - 10 years served. Animal lover and Toronto Raptors fan.
ivahorvat@klondikeinsurance.com
Carole Gerrard

Carole Gerrard

New Business Sales Personal Lines & Commercial Producer
IFS in house finance program. Love meeting new people, life, family and friends.
carolegerrard@klondikeinsurance.com
Marianne Kretschmar

Marianne Kretschmar

New Business Sales Personal Lines
I have been in the insurance industry 25+ years. I am often hailed as "Oh Wise One"...not to be confused with OLD Wise One!! I strive to keep my clients happy and do my best to meet expectations. I have a strong passion for animals and have great interest in natural cures and home remedies.
mariannek@klondikeinsurance.com
Les Kasha

Les Kasha

Motorcycle Division/Personal Lines Service
Motorcycle and boat guru. President of Centennial Park Slo-Pitch. I enjoy Slo-Pitch, curling and golf! Need a new policy/service or a 4th for a round of golf? Call me.
leskasha@klondikeinsurance.com
Cathy Derksen

Cathy Derksen

Personal Lines Service & Sales
15 years of industry experience. Specializing in Personal Lines/Service and Farm Insurance. Proud Grandma of 4. Enjoys baking - providing sweet treats for the office and SWEET DEALS for the clients.
cathyderksen@klondikeinsurance.com
Larry Juszczynski

Larry Juszczynski

Commercial Account Executive Personal Lines
Hockey Phenom who happens to be born on Halloween. Goes above and beyond for his clients.
larryj@klondikeinsurance.com
Nam Vang

Nam Vang

Commercial Account Executive
Proud Yorkie owner, NFL maven, current student of the University of Life and School of Hard Knocks. My goal is to exceed client expectations!
namvang@klondikeinsurance.com
Pat Kautz

Pat Kautz

Commercial Account Executive Trucking Specialist
Animal lover, full–time Bibliophile and I love to spend time with my grandchildren. A happy client is my #1 priority.
patkautz@klondikeinsurance.com
Kayla Tweel

Kayla Tweel

Personal Lines Service & Sales
Proud mom, eccentric love for hair. Loves the outdoors, nature and animals. Goal is to go above and beyond service and client's expectations.
kaylatweel@klondikeinsurance.com
Maria Sakaluk

Maria Sakaluk

Personal Lines Service
The best part of being an insurance broker over the past 20 years has been the relationships I’ve developed with my clients. Like chivalry, customer service is becoming a thing of the past but at Klondike, customer service is our #1 goal. As you can see….a good book, a glass of vino, and the great outdoors is all this Broker needs.
maria@klondikeinsurance.com
David Wardle

David Wardle

Personal Lines Service
Nice guy, works hard, loves the industry. Resident stats nerd and citizen of the world. Let’s talk about your insurance needs today!
dave@klondikeinsurance.com
Candace Hogge

Candace Hogge

Personal Lines Service/ Life Insurance Specialist
10 years of personal insurance experience and Klondike’s newest life insurance specialist. Loving mom to two beautiful children, avid reader and adventurist who loves to explore our beautiful planet! Passionate about helping people protect all of their assets and most importantly, their families. Call Candace for a quote today!
candace@klondikeinsurance.com
Sharvell Neilson

Sharvell Neilson

Licensed Insurance Agent/Service Department
I am a travel enthusiast & music festival goer, health & fitness nut, snowboard advocate and proud owner of two amazing dogs. I love to help others and I take pride on giving great customer service!
sharvell@klondikeinsurance.com
Melanie Yakimchuk

Melanie Yakimchuk

Licensed Insurance Agent/Service Department & Sales
As an insurance broker for over 12 years, I take pride in offering my clients knowledgeable, efficient and friendly service.In addition to having a sweet tooth for baked goods, I proudly hold my LLQP Full Life Insurance License as well as my Level 2 General Insurance License.
melanie@klondikeinsurance.com
Kristin Schuster

Kristin Schuster

Personal Lines Service and Sales
Assistant to Patti Bligh
I’ve been with Klondike Insurance in 2019, and have enjoyed every minute of it! Outside of the office I love loud motorcycles, fast cars, a good baseball game and playing video games with my family.
Janet Belanger

Janet Belanger

Personal Lines Service and Sales
My passion for reading true crime and pondering unsolved mysteries is as big as my passion for helping clients. I will strive to give you fast and efficient service with a smile. As an insurance broker that truly cares for my clients, I will only be found guilty of ensuring I offer you the best price and coverage for your needs!
Rachael Gogowich

Rachael Gogowich

Personal Lines Service and Sales
In my free time I enjoy playing volleyball, snowboarding, and trips to the mountains with friends. Providing our clients with fast and efficient customer service is my main priority!
Karen Denheyer

Karen Denheyer

Personal Lines Service and Sales
I’m a proud client for 30+ years. I loved the place so much, I joined the team in 2017. As a morning person, I come to work with a smile on every day. I’m a passionate family person who loves to bake. I might not make you a loaf of bread but I’m committed to find the right Insurance for your personal needs so you can sleep well knowing you’re in good hands with this team at Klondike Insurance.
Dawn McDougall

Dawn McDougall

Claims Department
Proud mom, straight-shooting pool player. Always willing to help with a smile :)
dawn@klondikeinsurance.com
Alyssa Sanders

Alyssa Sanders

Receptionist
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