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Our Team

Valley United Insurance Agency is committed to providing the highest level of quality and service in all aspects of insurance needs to our clients.

For more than 20 years, Valley United Insurance Agency has specialized in the sales and service of Employee Benefits. With over 150 years of combined experience in the healthcare industry, we take pride in being able to offer effective benefit solutions designed to meet the needs of Employers and Individuals.

 

Brian Huggins

Brian Huggins

President/CEO

Brian is the President of Valley United Insurance and has been here since the company started in 1987.  Brian is a State of Michigan Licensed Agent, Advanced Certified Chartered Benefits Consultant, is Medicare Certified, and is a Certified Navigator with Healthcare.gov.

Brian specializes in Medicare, individual and group business.  

 

Email: brian@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Brad Huggins

Brad Huggins

Vice-President

Brad has been Vice-President of Valley United Insurance since the company started in 1987.  Brad is a State of Michigan Licensed Agent along with being a Certified Navigator with Healthcare.gov.

 Brad specializes in individual and group insurance. 

 

Email: brad@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Deb Neilson

Deb Neilson

Licensed Agent

Deb Neilson joined Valley United Insurance in 2003 and brought a wealth of knowledge from her position as Account Manager with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.  Deb has more than 30 years of experience in health care and is extremely well respected in the industry. She is a State of Michigan Licensed Agent and is designated as an Advanced Certified Chartered Benefits Consultant.  Deb specializes in the large group market assisting fully-insured, experience rated and self-insured customers.  Deb’s book of business is very well diversified as she works with governmental entities such as Counties, Townships and Transportation Authorities as well as many different industries in the private sector.  


Deb sits on the Agent Advisory for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and McLaren Health Plan, and is also a member of the Planning Committee for the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Email: deb@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Tim Teeples

Tim Teeples

Licensed Agent

Tim joined the Valley United Insurance team in 2007.  Tim is a State of Michigan Licensed Agent, State of Ohio Licensed Agent along with being a Certified Navigator with Healthcare.gov.

 

Email: tim@valleyunitedinsurance.com


James Munn

James Munn

Licensed Agent

James joined the Valley United Insurance team in 2005, and has more than 13 years of experience in the healthcare industry.  He specializes in group, individual, and Medicare Plans.

 

 


Email: jim@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Julie Tacktor

Julie Tacktor

Licensed Agent

Julie started with Valley United Insurance Agency in August of 2017. Since then she has become a Licensed Agent with the State of Michigan and a Certified Navigator with Healthcare.gov.  Julie specializes in group and individual business. 


Julie is an Ambassador for the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce, President of the Saginaw Township Business Association, member of the Steering Committee for the Saginaw Valley Young Professional Network, and Co-Chair for the Walk to End Alzheimer's - Saginaw.

Email: julie@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Customer Service Representatives

Marla Huggins

Marla Huggins

Office Manager

Marla joined Valley United Insurance Agency in December 2002 and serves as our Office Manager.

 

Email: marla@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Amanda Hubert

Amanda Hubert

Amanda joined the Valley United Insurance team in 2019. She is a Licensed Agent with the State of Michigan. and handles small group business.

Email: amanda@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Jessica Jacobs

Jessica Jacobs

Operations Manager

Jessica started with Valley United Insurance Agency in July 2014. She is a Licensed Agent with the State of Michigan and a Certified Navigator with Healthcare.gov. and serves as Valley's  Operations Manager, and HIPAA Security and Privacy Officer.


She received her Bachelors Degree in Business from Northwood University, is a Bay County Chamber of Commerce member, Young Professional Network of Bay County member, and Leaders of Bay County Class of 2018 Alumni.

Email: jessica@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Alyse Yax

Alyse Yax

Account Manager

Alyse joined the Valley United Insurance team in 2019. Alyse works with Timothy Teeples on group business.


 

 

Email: alyse@valleyunitedinsurance.com


Melinda Hitsman

Melinda Hitsman

Account Manager

Melinda joined the Valley United Insurance team in 2018. Melinda works with Brian and Brad Huggins on group and individual business.

 

 

Email: melinda@valleyunitedinsurance.com