Business/Personal Insurance

Dave Herod, CIC

Business Insurance Advisor

Dave Herod, CIC

Business Insurance Advisor Phone: 603-232-9393 Office: New Hampshire

Dave is graduate from the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business & Economics with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. With over a fourteen years of insurance experience, Dave works with his Commercial Insurance clients as a consultative partner offering them sound strategies to manage business risk. He also holds his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

Dave is a licensed insurance agent in property/casualty and life, accident and health. This dual licensure offers clients a one-stop solution to a full range of business exposures. Dave utilizes state-of-the-art technology that helps his clients pinpoint cost drivers in their workers’ compensation program, which can reduce losses and ultimately reduce premiums.

Prior to joining the Agency side in 2006, Dave supervised liability claims for MetLife Auto and Home Insurance. With this experience, Dave offers his clients comprehensive claims expertise and an in-depth knowledge of loss control practices. This allows him to help his clients better manage and reduce their risk. Dave works with middle-to-large commercial accounts throughout New England. His customer list includes hospitality providers, machine shops, distributors, manufacturers, contractors, healthcare providers, nonprofit organizations, and ski resorts.

He is an active member of several chambers of commerce and associations. A New Hampshire native, Dave is married and has two daughters.

Mark Harvie

Business Insurance Advisor

Mark Harvie

Business Insurance Advisor Phone: 603-232-9306 Office: New Hampshire

Mark brings over 30 years of experience to the CGI Business Insurance team. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from Bates College, Mark gained valuable experience by working as an underwriter for a large national insurance company for several years. With a unique combination of technical knowledge and a down to earth approach, Mark has developed a diverse base of Commercial Insurance clients throughout Maine and New Hampshire.

With an emphasis on developing mid-sized and large accounts, Mark is comfortable with an array of business types, including nonprofit organizations, hospitality, high-tech, and manufacturing industries, contractors and wholesale operations. His wide-ranging interests, listening skills and a relationship building approach to writing insurance help him to better understand and service the specialized needs of each client.

Paul Blackadar

Personal Insurance Advisor

Paul Blackadar

Personal Insurance Advisor Phone: 603-232-9364 Office: New Hampshire
Paul has over 35 years of experience in the insurance business. Beginning his career with Metropolitan Life, he has worked for other independent property and casualty agencies as well as owning his own agency. In 1988 he joined the D.B. Warlick Insurance Group serving as an insurance producer and office manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Plymouth State University, majoring in secondary education. Paul is licensed in all lines of insurance and has years of experience in both Commercial and Personal Lines of insurance. His greatest joy is helping clients solve insurance problems with their personal lines of insurance-Automobile, Homeowners, Personal Umbrella, and Recreational Vehicles. With CGI Paul will be working with CGI clients to establish Group Discounted Personal Lines Insurance Programs for their employees as well as expanding CGI’s customer base with new customers through the Automobile and Homeowners Insurance lines of business.

When not in the office, Paul enjoys time with his wife and family, especially his two grandchildren. He is active in his local United Methodist Church and is thrilled with any opportunity to play golf.

Kendra Cote, CIC

Department Manager

Kendra Cote, CIC

Department Manager Phone: 603-232-9395 Office: New Hampshire

Originally from Rhode Island, Kendra moved to New Hampshire in 1999 and began her insurance career with a well-respected Manchester agency. She has over 15 years’ experience in commercial lines customer service at area independent agencies. Most recently, she successfully ran a small multi-office agency in Merrimack NH as their vice president of operations.

Kendra holds a Property & Casualty Producer License in NH and MA, as well as a Life and Health Producer License in NH. She earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2013. Well known and respected in the property and casualty insurance community, she has served on several insurance company agent advisory boards. Her hands-on experience makes her uniquely qualified to provide solutions to client’s needs quickly and efficiently.

Teri Davis

Commercial Account Manager

Teri Davis

Commercial Account Manager Phone: 603-232-9398 Office: New Hampshire

Teri started in insurance in 1990. She holds NH Producers License in both P&C and Life/Health – licensed over 25 years and has AAI and ACSR designations. She has worked for NE Risk Management, State Farm and Foy Insurance. For the past 8 years, Teri has been specializing on servicing only Commercial Lines accounts. She enjoys the relationships developed with clients and takes pride in providing quality customer service.