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Meet Our Team

Dublin Location

Bill Hosket
Principal

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Bill Hosket

Principal

Bio

Bill is a native of Dayton, Ohio where he played for Dayton Belmont High School. He followed in his late father’s footsteps and went on to Ohio State where he was named All Big Ten, All American and captained the Big Ten Championship team in 1968. Bill left Ohio State as the school’s number four all time leading scorer and number two career rebounder. In the fall of 1968, Bill was part of the 1968 Olympic Basketball team that went undefeated in Mexico City winning the gold medal. He was drafted in the first round by the New York Knicks and was a member of the 1970 NBA World Championship Team. 

Bill is a member of the OSU Hall of Fame and was named in 1993 to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Silver Anniversary team and was honored in 2002 by the Ohio High School Athletic Association with its highest honor – the Ethics and Integrity Award. In 1998, he was named as the President of the OHSAA Foundation and served as the Foundation’s first executive director.

Bill and his wife Patty have three grown sons (all graduates of Ohio State) and reside in here in Columbus. When he's not at the office, Bill enjoys spending time with family, which includes his children, grandchildren, and his beloved dog.

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Brad Hosket
Principal

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Brad Hosket

Principal

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Brad is a 2000 finance graduate from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.  During that time, he played on the Buckeye varsity basketball team until an injury brought an early end to his career. After college, Brad became a financial consultant for A.G. Edwards.  In February of 2003, he joined Crawford Hoying, becoming a vice president. During his nearly ten years with the company, Brad was a real estate broker and risk manager with the brokerage closing over a billion dollars of investment real estate.  In addition to that role, Brad managed the company’s insurance program. 

 

On the first day of 2013, Brad joined Hosket Ulen Insurance Solutions as a principal.  Brad is responsible for the vision and direction of Hosket Ulen, having a passion for both the insurance industry and helping clients.  This has led to his role as Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Emerging Leaders of Keystone Insurers Group.  He is also a board member of the Second and Seven Foundation and now on the board of Total Image Empowerment.  Brad and his wife Nicole reside in Columbus with their two children, Abigail and Graham.

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Elizabeth Balvin
Commercial Account Executive

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Elizabeth Balvin

Commercial Account Executive

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Elizabeth recently joined Hosket Ulen Insurance in August 2017 as an assistant for the Commercial Insurance Team.  She has her Property & Casualty Insurance License, with over 20 years experience in the agency side of insurance.

A transplant from California & Nevada, she enjoys the less stressful, laid-back, family community that she finds in Ohio.  Elizabeth lives in Westerville in a charming exposed wood-beam/cabin-style home with her family that includes a dog & 2 cats that adopted her.  When not at the office assisting clients, she can be found at the local animal shelters sneaking (yet) another pet into her home!  Her passion for animals includes being a foster parent for Stop The Suffering, a local dog rescue.  Elizabeth is also a past board member at DAWG (Douglas Animal Welfare Group) and volunteer dog walker/cat care giver at Douglas County Animal Shelter in Northern Nevada.

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Ted Booth
Controller

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Ted Booth

Controller

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Ted is a 1988 graduate of the University of Akron and earned his CPA license in the state of Ohio in 2004. Prior to joining Hosket Ulen, he spent 10 years in a consulting role with RGP, supporting a variety of businesses both in the Columbus market and across the country. He brings over 30 year’s experience working in a senior capacity at a variety of industries from manufacturing, retail, distribution and software.

When he’s not in the office, Ted is an active fitness enthusiast and motorcyclist, as well as attending his two children’s multiple sports activities. His daughter is a high school soccer and softball player, while his son plays middle school football and rugby.

 

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Mike Check
Commercial Account Executive

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Mike Check

Commercial Account Executive

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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. 

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Cory Cox
Sales Executive

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Cory Cox

Sales Executive

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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.

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Marc Friend
Commercial Account Executive

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Marc Friend

Commercial Account Executive

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Bret Hosket
Sales Executive

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Bret Hosket

Sales Executive

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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.

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Shelby Jurden
Commercial Account Executive

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Shelby Jurden

Commercial Account Executive

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Shelby joined Hosket Ulen in July 2018 but has four years of Insurance experience. Her experience includes claims for both personal lines and commercial and prides herself on world class customer service.  Shelby lives in Johnstown with husband, stepdaughter, dogs and cats. In her free time she enjoys, traveling, home projects, anything outside.

 

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David Lester
Sales Executive

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David Lester

Sales Executive

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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. 

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Jennifer Miller
Personal Account Executive

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Jennifer Miller

Personal Account Executive

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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. Jen recently completed her CISR designation & continues to grow her insurance expertise. 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.

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Liz Payne
Manager, Personal Lines

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Liz Payne

Manager, Personal Lines

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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. 

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Dorothy Piehl
Commercial Account Executive

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Dorothy Piehl

Commercial Account Executive

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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. 

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Brett Southworth
Sales Executive - Life Solution Strategist

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Brett Southworth

Sales Executive - Life Solution Strategist

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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.

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Mitch Stafford
Sales Executive

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Mitch Stafford

Sales Executive

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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.

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Amanda Ulen
Office Admin & Personal Account Assistant

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Amanda Ulen

Office Admin & Personal Account Assistant

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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. 

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Lisa Unangst
Personal Account Executive

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Lisa Unangst

Personal Account Executive

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Lisa comes to Hosket Ulen after doing corporate administrative work, management, and customer service. The last 8 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. In addition, she is working on her CISR designation. When Lisa is not at the office she enjoys spending her down time with family and friends, going to movies and traveling. 

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Masters & Associates, A Hosket Ulen Company

Rhonda Koverman
Personal Account Executive

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Rhonda Koverman

Personal Account Executive

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Rhonda has been in the insurance industry since 1984.  Prior to joining Masters/Hosket Ulen in 2017, she was an account manager with the industry’s largest broker and before that was a personal lines underwriter with a regional carrier.  She completed her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation in 2000.  Rhonda’s main focus is new business and remarketing clients to make sure they are getting the best value and coverage for their specific risk. 

When Rhonda is not in the office, she enjoys traveling with her husband and exploring new cities, reading about history or biographies and entertaining friends and family.

 

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Leigha Wade
Personal Account Executive

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Leigha Wade

Personal Account Executive

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Leigha joined The Masters and Associates team June 2018 where she works in our Personal Lines department as well as Marketing. Leigha is a West Carrollton native and has over ten years experience in outside sales and marketing.

 

She lives in Springboro with her husband Jon and their four children, Bayleigh, Ava, Trace and Jake. When Leigha isn’t working with clients, she spends her leisure time running her kids around to football, basketball, golf and lacrosse practices and games!

 

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Kelly Wilson
Administrative Assistant

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Kelly Wilson

Administrative Assistant

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Kelly joined Masters in March of 2018. Before joining the team she worked in Radio and Accounting . Kelly lives in Miamisburg with her two young daughters. She is an active Girl Scout Leader for her daughters troops. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and music concerts.

 

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Lisa Tinnel
Commercial Account Excecutive

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Lisa Tinnel

Commercial Account Excecutive

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Lisa started her insurance career in 1987 with Masters & Associates. Her main focus in the agency is commercial lines handling all aspects of the insured’s  needs, from new business to renewals to policy changes to helping them through the claims process.  Lisa is a graduate of Bowling Green State University.  She lives in Miamisburg with her husband Doug.  In her spare time she loves traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

 

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Angie Engelke
General Manager

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Angie Engelke

General Manager

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Angie joined Hosket Ulen in October of 2017, with 20+ years of insurance experience. She began her career in the industry as underwriter at Cincinnati Insurance and spent the last eight years with Keystone, where she served as State Vice President for Ohio and Kentucky. In this role she worked with independent agencies to help them grow the value of their agencies through streamlined operations and strategic planning. 

When she's not working, Angie enjoys time with family and friends, live music and walking her dogs

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Mike Masters
Sales Executive

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Mike Masters

Sales Executive

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Scott Masters
Sales Executive

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Scott Masters

Sales Executive

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