Meet Our Team
Thomas A. Harrison
CEOThomas A. Harrison, CEO of Bayland Insurance and SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay in business administration. He oversees all operations for Bayland Insurance and SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC while maintaining a large client base. Tom, an active member of the insurance industry, has held numerous PIA of Wisconsin positions, including: Past President, Board Member, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer. He has also served on advisory boards for numerous partnering carriers. In 2005, Tom was awarded “The Agent of the Year” by the PIA of Wisconsin.
Jodi M. Harrison
PresidentJodi M. Harrison is the President of SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC. She actively recruits both independent and captive agents in the areas of Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Jodi also coordinates all marketing efforts for SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC and works with partnering carriers on fulfilling contracts in specific regions.
Vice President of OperationsScott began his insurance career in 2004 as a producer for an independent agency. He built a profitable book of business consisting of both personal and commercial lines but his main focus was in the Commercial arena. After years as an agent, Scott decided he wanted to pursue a new challenge. He joined the SIA of the Great Lakes team in January 2017 to help other independent agents grow their books of business. Scott will be working with member agencies to help build volume, increase retention and assist with profitability. With his vast knowledge of both commercial and personal insurance, he will also assist with marketing and placement as well. Scott is excited to help make a difference in the independent agency world. Scott resides in Green Bay with his wife Shelly and their children Noah and Korynn.
Agency Development Field SpecialistTony has spent 30 years in the Property/Casualty/Life insurance business. He credits both his personal and commercial successs from a small town in the Midwest with great work background. He began his career with a captive insurance company and moved to the independent world to expand his horizons. He has experience in both the field and carrier side of the business. His primary goals in this business are to take care of the agents with personal touch, get them the access they need and be respectful of their time. Tony has a strong background in increasing market share and using creative marketing approaches to generate above-average growth. His many responsibilities throughout his career have included strategic marketing, risk management, relationship management, business development and sales coaching. Tony started with SIAGL in September of 2016.
Agency Development Field SpecialistLuke comes to SIAGL from Hartford as a Personal lines representative. He was there for 7 years and most recently worked as their small commercial representative the past year and a half. He lives in Jackson, WI close to West Bend. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Sarah, for 17 years and has 4 daughters, Rory, Kendra, Riley and Frankie. Some of his hobbies include fishing, hunting and golfing.
Regional Vice PresidentTony joined SIA of the Great Lakes in May of 2017 and is the new member recruiter for the Minneapolis and Central Minnesota areas. He has been in the property casualty insurance industry for over 35 years with the past 26 as an independent agent specializing in a variety of commercial accounts. Tony’s own experience as a successful agent gives him an understanding of the daily challenges and opportunities of the independent agent. This background gave him appreciation for the mission of SIAA and how our services can empower agents and give them the tools to compete, expand their client base, achieve growth goals, and be even more successful.
Melissa M. Schefe
Commercial Lines Placement SpecialistMelissa M. Schefe is a Placement Specialist for SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC. She assists agents with placement of commercial lines, helps agents obtain and shop E&O insurance and trains agents on all of the commercial lines carriers. Melissa has been with Bayland Insurance and SIA of the Great Lakes for 17+ years.
Commercial Lines Placement SpecialistJoleen is a Commercial lines placement specialist with SIA of the Great Lakes and has earned a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Ashford University. She has been in the health insurance industry for over 10 years, providing guidance and customer service to her customers. In addition to being licensed in health, Joleen is also licensed in Property and Casualty insurance. Joleen has a son, Kelan, whom she enjoys making new adventures with.
Personal Lines Placement SpecialistKay Keck is a Placement Specialist for SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC. She assists agents with placement of personal lines business, fields questions pertaining to carrier appetite and personal coverages. Kay has been with Bayland Insurance and SIA of the Great Lakes since 2009.
Personal Lines Placement SpecialistKevin came to SIAGL from Ameriprise Home and Auto in June 2017, where he worked in the customer service department assisting customers with quotes, changes and questions. Kevin grew up in Brillion, WI and has a Bachelor's degree from UW-Milwaukee. He currently resides in Green Bay, WI with his wife Lauren, their dog and thier rabbit. Kevin enjoys doing wood working projects, golfing and being outdoors on the weekends.
Heather Falk, CISR
Accounting and Member Services CoordinatorHeather Falk is the Member Service Coordinator for SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC. Her responsibilities include licensing all agents with carriers. She is also the coordinator of the SIAA Storefront and the marketing advisor. She helps agents obtain and shop E&O insurance. Heather trains agents on SIAA NetWeb and assists with monthly ISM reporting and compliance. Heather joined SIA of the Great Lakes in 2010.
AccountingLauren Rank has been with SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC since 2015. She assists Heather with many different tasks in the accounting department, primarily compliance and monthly ISM reporting, so that they both can efficiently assist the ISMs. Lauren has previously worked with SIA of the Great Lakes, LLC as the receptionist.