M3 Adds Eight Shareholders
M3 Insurance recently announced eight new company shareholders: Isaac Bechen, Director of Construction & Real Estate Practice; Jordan Herbert, Business Development Executive; Derek Laczniak, Director of Cyber Practice; Patrick LeMire, Senior Account Executive; Mark Meeks, Senior Account Executive; Kevin Miller, Senior Account Executive; Bradley Reitzner, Director of Sales, Property & Casualty; and Jeffrey Steckbauer, Senior Account Executive.
Bechen joined M3 in 2011 and rose to serve as the Director of Construction & Real Estate Practice. In this role, he serves as a subject matter expert, strategist and thought leader, responsible for sharing information on trends and issues that specifically impact this industry. He advises construction companies, developers and owners on property and casualty insurance needs.
Herbert joined M3 in 2011. He is a currently a Business Development Executive and, as such, he educates the business community about M3 services. He assists customers and prospects during the sales process, presenting solutions and matching them with the appropriate service team to address their unique business insurance needs.
Laczniak joined M3 in 2010. He consults with clients on the design and implementation of their risk management programs and has created a proprietary risk assessment strategy that helps quantify overall risk exposure for organizations of all sizes and scopes. As M3’s Director of Cyber Practice, he is a recognized leader in the cyber security risk management landscape. His subject matter expertise includes network security, network infrastructure and security exposure.
LeMire joined M3 in 2006. He specializes in working with clients in the Senior Living & Social Services industry as well as non-profit organizations to help them manage their property and casualty programs. Pat serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Health Care Association (WHCA) and for Easter Seals of Southern Wisconsin.
Meeks joined M3 in 2007, coming with over 22 years of experience in the insurance industry. Specializing in Education & Government, he counsels clients about risk management strategies and property and casualty insurance planning. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club Wausau Area and the M3 Foundation. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Northcentral Technical College.
Miller joined M3 in 2010. He specializes in property and casualty insurance products for both the public and private sector. Prior to M3, his insurance career included work with several brokers and a software company which serves brokers. While developing his industry knowledge and technical expertise, he earned his Masters of Business Administration from Marquette University. He currently serves as Secretary for the M3 Foundation Board of Directors.
Reitzner joined M3 in 2013. He is responsible for providing leadership and coaching to the agency’s property and casualty sales team as well as advising clients regarding their unique insurance needs. He also plays an integral role in strategic planning and execution of key initiatives, including M3’s business insurance Captive Practice.
Steckbauer joined M3 in 2011. He consults with and advises clients about the design, implementation and management of their employee benefits program, serving groups in both the public and private sector.
Each of M3’s shareholder partners is a current employee who is actively involved in our business and must sell his or her shares prior to retirement. This ownership structure ensures engagement while aligning with M3’s commitment to remain privately held.
M3 Insurance offers insight, advice and strategies to help clients manage risk, purchase insurance and provide employee benefits. We are committed to being experts in both the products we represent and the industries we serve. Our people advance M3’s competitive advantage in the marketplace, and our focus on community builds better places to live and work. M3 is consistently ranked a top 100 broker in America and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.