Aaron Eide joined Flood and Peterson in 2011 as a Risk Advisor. Aaron has over 20 years of experience in managing complex client relationships. He has a keen understanding of the exposures various organizations face. Aaron specializes in Real Estate, Construction, Public Entities, Manufacturing, and Distribution.
Aaron received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of North Dakota and a Graduate Degree in Banking from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. Aaron currently serves as the Board of Trustees as past Chairman for Colorado Youth Outdoors.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.266.7120 Cell: 970.420.9522
Bob Murphy has over 30 years of experience in the management and marketing of complex client accounts. He has a keen understanding of the exposures construction companies face, and expertise in the design and implementation of risk management and insurance solutions for our clients. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Northern Colorado.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3210 Cell: 970.396.9575
Brett Kemp joined Flood and Peterson in 2007 and currently serves as the President of the agency. He has nearly two decades of insurance industry experience and believes in continually developing staff members, mentoring leadership, and proactively helping our clients reduce their total cost of risk. Brett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Community investment is a foundational core value of Flood and Peterson, and this commitment remains the same today. Brett stewards this core value through his long-standing and active involvement throughout the communities where our clients and employees live and work. He currently serves as the Board Chair for the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, is on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association and sits on the Finance Committee for the United Way of Larimer County.
Brian Schiller joined Flood and Peterson in 2000 as a Risk Advisor, and currently serving the broker as a Shareholder. With over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Brian provides his expertise in advising clients on their risk management and insurance needs. He is entrenched in the Agribusiness industry.
Brian graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He currently maintains his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Brian serves on the HICHAS Advisory Board, the Agency Council for Nationwide Agribusiness, and has previously served on the Colorado Livestock Association board. He continues to stay involved in the local community through volunteer efforts through the United Way of Weld County.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3237 Cell: 970.396.2543
Dani Beauvais joined Flood and Peterson in 2019 as an Associate Risk Advisor, specializing in Transportation. He has more the 25 years of experience in the Transportation industry. He understands the unique exposures and business needs of the industry. Dani works closely with premier trucking insurance carriers to provide clients with exceptional service.
Dani maintains his STAR and QCLS designations.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3267
Devon Beitzel joined Flood and Peterson as a Risk Advisor in 2014 and he has nearly 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. Devon values building relationships with clients and building the ideal insurance and risk management solutions. He has expertise in advising many industries, including Construction, Energy, Manufacturing, and Transportation.
Devon received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Northern Colorado. Devon’s deep-rooted values in the Northern Colorado community have led to his involvement as Past Chair and current Board Member of Partners Mentoring Youth and membership in Northern Colorado United for Youth.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3234 Cell: 303.514.5229
Eric Zurbrigen joined the Flood and Peterson team in 2011 as a Risk Advisor and has been in the industry ever since. He understands the value of building relationships with his clients to evaluate their needs and assist them in selecting optimal insurance products. Eric has extensive experience advising Municipalities, Construction, Property, and Commercial Automobile.
Eric graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He maintains his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation and stays up to date with current insurance and business trends. Eric’s commitment to local communities is a top priority. He currently serves as a board member for the Northern Colorado Chapter of Junior Achievement.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3256 Cell: 970.590.9175
Greg King has been with Flood and Peterson since 2019 and he has over 7 years of experience in the insurance industry. He is passionate about leveraging his legal and business knowledge to create personalized risk solutions. Greg’s specialties include Education, Directors & Officers (D&O), Healthcare, Manufacturing, Non-Profit, Technology and other miscellaneous classes.
Greg received his J.D.in 2010 from Michigan State University College of Law with a focus on business/corporate law.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 720.977.6030 Cell: 720.822.7219
Jamie May has been a Risk Advisor at Flood and Peterson since 2010. Jamie has over ten years of experience in the insurance industry and managing client relationships. He specializes in advising small to medium-size organizations understand their entire risk profile.
He maintains his Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC) designation and is actively working on completing his Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation. Jamie is actively involved in the Northern Colorado community. He is a current board member for CHAMP and previously served on the board for the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.266.7133 Cell: 970.373.9076
John Freismuth joined Flood and Peterson as an Associate Risk Advisor in 2020 and has been in the industry since 2018. As an advisor, John values client relationships and providing optimal insurance and risk management programs. He has experience working with a variety of industries, including Construction, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, and Technology.
John received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University. He remains active in the local community through the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce and he serves on the Northern Colorado Committee of the Associated General Contractors of Colorado.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.266.7145 Cell: 970.701.9236
Director of Operations
Kelly has worked at F&P since 1997. Her current role as Director of Operations gives her the opportunity to work with everyone in the agency. Kelly’s role allows her to onboard new hires and helps them learn the F&P Way to enhance the customer experience we provide. Kelly also gets the pleasure of implementing new processes, procedures, and technology to help the agency gain efficiencies and stay relevant in the insurance industry. Kelly feels truly blessed to possess her role and the opportunity to be a part of the F&P Family!
Director of Benefits Solutions
Kendra is our Employee Benefits Director, she has more than 20 years of experience in employee benefits and has been with Flood and Peterson since 2012. Kendra leads our Benefits Department and assists in the development and management of strategic plans designed to help organizations reduce their total cost of employee benefits and gain control back in their benefits programs.
Kendra holds a Bachelor of Administration in Speech Communication from Colorado State University. She currently serves on the board Northern Colorado Association of Health Underwriters previously as President and Legislative Chair.
Kendra is accomplished and recognized professional in the areas of health care reform and Professional Employer Organizations. Among other licensures, Kendra is PPACA certified and has been certified with Connect for Health Colorado.
Employee Benefits Advisor
Kristen Hopkins serves as an Employee Benefits Advisor. She has been in the industry since 2015 and joined Flood and Peterson in 2022. With a foundation in Client Relations, Kristen has a proven track record of collaboration. Kristen has led the development of long-term benefits strategy for businesses of all sizes and in many industries. Along with her diverse background in Employee Benefits, Kristen also has extensive claims and resolution experience. Kristen graduated from Arizona State with a bachelor’s degree in Business. Kristen has previously volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club and her local Food Bank.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 720.977.6038 Cell: 720.626.1256
Director of Market Solutions
Michael Brown leads Flood and Peterson's centralized Market Solutions team. He has been with the agency since 2013 and has twenty years of insurance industry experience. Michael is experienced in working with underwriters at commercial insurance carriers to design innovative insurance solutions.
Rob Ronzio joined Flood and Peterson in 2001 as a Risk Advisor and has over 30 years of insurance experience. His primary focus for nearly 2 decades has been on the transportation industry. Rob is involved with The Colorado Motor Carriers Association and sits on their Board of Directors.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 720.977.6013 Cell: 303.717.4470
Chairman & CEO
Royal Lovell joined Flood and Peterson in 1998 and is the Chairman and CEO. He is a stockholder and a member of the Board of Directors. Royal leads the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the Company. His leadership provides broad industry experience and knowledge focused on positively impacting key stakeholders – Flood and Peterson employees, clients, insurance carrier partners, and communities.
With a strong belief in Flood and Peterson’s foundational core value of investment, engagement, and advancement of our local communities, Royal actively holds numerous leadership roles throughout the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Employers Council and Catholic Charities. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and also a member of the Business Advisory Committee for Weld County School District 6.
Royal has served on numerous Boards including the Northern Colorado Medical Center Foundation, Weld Community Foundation, One NOCO, and various business advisory Boards. He has been active in many philanthropic campaigns in the past, including serving as the Corporate Sponsor Chair for the American Cancer Society Cattle Barons Ball, and on the Corporate Campaign Committee for United Way of Weld County.
Royal received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from North Dakota State University.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Sabrina joined Flood and Peterson in 2019 after an extensive 28-year career in the banking and mortgage lending industry.
Sabrina has more than 17 years of experience in marketing and business development. Sabrina manages all day-to-day marketing and communications as well as brand development, advertising campaigns, event coordination and working with our not-for-profit initiatives and sponsorships. She has previously worked for several national and regional banking and mortgage entities in both marketing and business development as well as having an extensive background in lending, underwriting, and financial sales.
Sabrina especially enjoys generating new business and goodwill in the community by promoting Flood and Peterson’s unique value proposition. Sabrina graduated from Taylor University with a bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance. Sabrina is a 2017 recipient of the Aksel Nielsen Award. She also sits on the board for Project Smile and volunteers with The Gardens on Spring Creek.
Sean Gingerich joined Flood and Peterson in 2004 and serves as a Risk Advisor. He has nearly 20 years of insurance industry experience. He is strategic in the management and marketing of large client accounts, while building and maintaining business relationships. Through his experience, he has developed a wide array of skills and knowledge in risk management, surety, and business consulting. Sean is well versed in the exposures clients face from a variety of industries, including Commercial, Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Environmental.
Sean received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Redlands. He maintains his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3205 Cell: 970.371.7705
Shadia S. Ahmad
Director of Client Services
Shadia S. Ahmad joined Flood & Peterson in 2019, bringing 15 years of management and operations experience in the insurance field across multiple industry segments, including construction, habitational and property management, health and human services, not-for-profit, and transportation. With expertise in supporting client service, sales and marketing, product development, policy language, legal and regulatory compliance, and financial oversight, Shadia provides tried and true insight to help clients make informed business decisions.
Shawn Gallegos, Esq.
Director of Claims and Legal Counsel
Shawn Gallegos, Esq. oversees Flood and Peterson’s Claims division. Prior to joining our agency, Shawn practiced law as a private attorney for six years where he gained practical knowledge in a wide array of legal areas and developed a technical mindset to review and evaluate various business situations and issues. He has extensive experience in contract review. Shawn maintains good standing with the Colorado Supreme Court and is a member of the Colorado and Larimer County Bar Associations.
Tim Rennau joined Flood and Peterson as a Risk Advisor in 2013. Tim has been in the insurance and Agribusiness industries for over ten years. Tim’s specialization and expertise in the Agribusiness insurance industry assists him in providing clients with the best results in their insurance and risk management programs. He maintains client relationships across all areas of the Agribusiness industry, including farms, feedlots, dairies, manufacturers, agronomy services, and equine operations.
Tim graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness. Tim holds and maintains his Certified Insurance Counselor designation.
Contact informationEmail Phone: 970.506.3260 Cell: 970.397.5121
Chief Operations Officer
Whitney Shupe joined Flood and Peterson in 2003 and is the Chief Operations Officer. She is a member of the Board Directors. In her role as Chief Operations Officer, Whitney leverages her more than a decade of experience in the execution of operational strategies to optimize efficiency, management of resources to ensure financial strength and alignment of organizational goals and employees.
Whitney is focused on the advancement of Flood and Peterson’s growth culture through her leadership in recruitment, development, and guidance of key personnel. In addition to providing vision and strategic direction for Flood and Peterson’s value-added service platforms, she assists in the creation of strategies concentrated on the enhancement of the client experience, operational excellence and continued advancement of significant insurance carrier relationships.
Whitney received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is a PEP (Power of Extended Philanthropy) member of the Women’s Foundation of Colorado; a generous, passionate and diverse group of leaders who believe in creating change.