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Updates on Team KANDU!

In case you haven’t heard, we have a few new faces on team KANDU.

Say a friendly hello, to our newest team members:

Santiago Landazuri 

Workers’ Compensation Risk Advisor

KPD Insurance would like to announce that Santiago Landazuri will be joining our k.p.d. team as a Workers’ Compensation Risk Advisor in our Portland office. Santiago comes to us with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University with a major in Management and a minor in Communications; and extensive experience working at SAIF as a claims adjuster and return to work consultant.  Santiago’s knowledge and experience will be an asset to the Workers’ Compensation Department and k.p.d.

Tasha Metzler

Customer Service Representative Associate

KPD Insurance is pleased to welcome Tasha Metzler to our team.  Tasha joined us as a temporary employee in September 2016, with an extensive customer service background.  Her hard work and dedication has made her a valuable team player, and we are confident she will continue to grow as a Customer Service Representative Associate for our P&C Department and k.p.d.

Kristina Stainbrook

Office Assistant

KPD Insurance is pleased to welcome Kristina Stainbrook as our new Office Assistant.  Kristina’s 15 years of customer service and office experience will be a terrific asset for k.p.d.  We are extremely pleased and confident that Kristina’s impeccable customer service, willingness and desire to assist her team, and knowledge of office operations will contribute to the overall success of the Records team and k.p.d.

Let’s not forget our recent promotions for some amazing team members:

Kelsea Meier

Kelsea Meier

Employee Benefits Risk Advisor

KPD Insurance is extremely pleased to announce that in February 2017, Kelsea Meier was promoted to the position of Employee Benefits Risk Advisor in our Springfield office. Kelsea joined k.p.d. in 2015 as our Client Services Coordinator, where her Bachelor of Science Degree in GSS: Business, Economics, and Society; and her previous experience in customer service and sales consulting proved to be invaluable.  These same skills have given her a great foundation, as she has seamlessly transitioned into her new role as Risk Advisor. Congratulations Kelsea on the promotion.

Lori Hoover

Account Manager P&C

KPD Insurance is pleased to announce that Lori Hoover was promoted to the position of Account Manager for our P&C Department, in September 2016.  Lori joined k.p.d. in March of 2013 as a P&C Customer Service Representative, bringing with her 20 years of claims experience.  Lori has been a great asset to k.p.d., and has already proven to be an excellent Account Manager.  Congratulations Lori on the promotion. 

Tami Sanford

Tamara Sanford

Account Manager P&C

KPD Insurance is pleased to announce that Tami Sanford has been promoted to the position of Account Manager for our P&C Department in May 2017.  Tami joined k.p.d. in July 2015 as P&C Customer Service Representative, bringing with her 16 years of insurance experience.  The skills she has gained with k.p.d. and the skills that she brought with her from Philadelphia Insurance as a Senior Account Executive for large account renewals will be a great asset in her new role. Congratulations Tami on the promotion.

Brandy Lara

Client Services and Branding Coordinator

KPD Insurance is pleased to announce Brandy Lara was promoted to Client Services and Branding Coordinator in April 2017.  Brandy started with k.p.d. in August 2016 as a Customer Service Representative Associate, where her experience in investigating and researching documentation proved to be an asset for the P&C Department. In her new role, she will have an opportunity to utilize her seven plus years of previous education and experience in Marketing Management, Project Planning, and Customer Relations. Congratulations Brandy on the promotion.