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  • Bill Hosket

    Principal
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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  • John Ulen

    Principal
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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  • Brad Hosket

    Principal
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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  • Elizabeth Balvin

    Commercial Account Executive
    Office: 614-717-0200
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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  • Mike Check

    Commercial Account Executive
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Mike has been in the insurance industry since 2006 and with Hosket Ulen since 2011. Mike’s focus in the agency is commercial lines accounts, specifically, contractors. He is always enthusiastic to assist with his business accounts’ needs and enjoys advising his clients through any claims process, policy change, or renewal. Mike lives in Dublin with his wife, Marietta, and their three children. Although he spends many hours at the office, Mike likes anything sports related, which includes time with his family and socializing with his friends. 

  • Cory Cox

    Sales Executive
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Cory has been at Hosket Ulen since 2009 and thrives at the work he does for his commercial clients, personal lines accounts, and life insurance customers. He completed his CIC designation, Certified Insurance Counselor, which brings him even more industry, agency & management knowledge to serve those who have the pleasure of working with him. Cory graduated from The Ohio State University, where he was the captain of the baseball team and now lives in Dublin with his wife, Tori, and their two children. Although he’s always happy to advise or review insurance, when he’s not working, he enjoys coaching and watching his children’s sporting activities. He also relishes in his church community at St. Brigid of Kildare, playing golf and baseball.

  • Marc Friend

    Commercial Account Executive
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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  • Bret Hosket

    Sales Executive
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    Dublin OH 43017
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    Bret has over 15 years in the insurance industry, where he started as an underwriter. He enjoys getting to know each client to advise appropriately on their personal and business risks and is always up to date on the current insurance products to better serve those he has the pleasure of working with. Bret lives in Upper Arlington with his wife, Susan, and their 3 children who keep him very busy with every sporting event. Bret, when he's not at work, a meeting, or making new connections, enjoys golf and fishing.

  • David Lester

    Sales Executive
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    David has been working in insurance since 2009 and joined Hosket Ulen in 2015. He has a degree in economics and an MBA, with experience in marketing, as well. David represents his clients for their life insurance, home and auto coverages, in addition to business needs. Although David is willing to work with any size business or market, he enjoys focusing on manufacturing, dealerships and commercial dwellings. David lives in Powell with his wife, Maggie, and two daughters, where he enjoys his family, fishing, and anything competitive, and is also involved with the Boy Scouts of America and the James Stitching Sisters. 

  • Jennifer Miller

    Personal Lines
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Jennifer comes to Hosket Ulen with a background as an executive assistant at some of the largest companies in Central Ohio. She started in an administrative role at Hosket Ulen, where she rapidly earned her insurance license and has quickly become a valued member of the personal lines team. Jen handles all areas of client servicing and also assists with accounting for the entire office. Currently, Jen is also working to complete her CISR designation. She has three children and lives in Hilliard with her husband, Kraig, and their dog. When Jen isn’t working, she enjoys reading, kayaking, and cooking and will never turn down an opportunity to relax on a beach.

  • Liz Payne

    Head of Personal Lines
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Liz joined Hosket Ulen in 2009 as the receptionist where she quickly got her insurance licenses and swiftly moved into a role on the personal lines team where she is able to work daily with new clients and existing accounts. She enjoys working with individuals to review and assess their insurance needs and wants her clients to know that she is always available for advice or an answer. Liz completed her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2016 and looks forward to continuing to grow in her agency & industry knowledge. She lives in Hilliard with her husband, Kent, and when she’s not working, Liz enjoys working out, time with her family, and a good bargain. 

  • Dorothy Piehl

    Commercial Account Executive
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Dorothy joined the Hosket Ulen team in 2016, but has over 25 years of insurance experience. Her emphasis is in the commercial accounts, where she is truly dedicated to ‘telling the client story’ to companies. Her experience includes management positions and she prides herself on providing only the highest and best customer service possible. Dorothy also has her CRIS designation, Construction Risk Insurance Specialist, only adding to her vast expertise. Dorothy lives in Powell, with her husband, Jack, and loves to travel, play golf, and spoil her granddaughter. 

  • Brett Southworth

    Sales Executive - Life Solution Strategist
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Brett joined Hosket Ulen in 2014 but has over 24 years of experience in the insurance industry. Brett is enthusiastic to work with clients for their personal and business needs, but his true passion and expertise is in life insurance, estate & business planning. He enjoys making new relationships with his clients and cultivating current relationships. Brett lives in the Upper Arlington area with his wife, Jenny, & four children. When he’s not chasing around his kids from one sporting event to another, he enjoys golf & hunting.

  • Mitch Stafford

    Sales Executive
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Mitch comes to Hosket Ulen from a background in insurance property claims. He has been deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan and we are especially grateful that he continues to serve as a company commander in the Army National Guard. At Hosket Ulen, he values all business development and growth opportunities and has an expertise in insuring within the restaurant industry nationwide. Mitch lives in Upper Arlington with his wife, Liz, and their son. In any so-called spare time, he enjoys golf and running, and is actively involved with Columbus Honor Flight, Flying Horse Farms, and the Upper Arlington Veterans Association.

  • Amanda Ulen

    Administrative Assistant
    Office: 614-339-1771
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Amanda has her business management degree and joined the agency in 2015 to support our valued clients and agents. She has received positive feedback from new and existing insureds. Amanda has her Property & Casualty insurance license and is working on the CISR designation. When she’s not at work or school, Amanda enjoys staying active by working out and doing outdoor activities with her friends and family. 

  • Lisa Unangst

    Personal Lines
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    6640 Riverside Dr. Suite 400
    Dublin OH 43017
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    Lisa comes to Hosket Ulen after doing corporate administrative work, management, and customer service. The last 6 years, though, she’s been working in the insurance industry and flourishes at the work she does in the personal lines department. Lisa’s daily focus is reviewing renewals and advising our valued clients and she enjoys making a personal connection with each individual or family that she has the pleasure of working with. When Lisa is not at the office she enjoys spending her down time with family and friends, going to movies and traveling.