Marlene grew up on a farm west of Little Britain, working along with her Dad, Stewart Morrison, she learned to work and play hard and assisted him in the early years of development of the insurance business. Marlene has never stopped advocating for her clients. Having been married for nearly 40 years, Marlene and Ken have watched their three daughters grow into successful individuals all in their own right: Rachael, a teacher and PhD candidate, Jacquelyn, a Chiropractor, with a new clinic in Lindsay and Catherine, a CA, CPA. Marlene loves spending time with her family, and her four 'grand dogs' Elsa, Wilhelmina, Gus and Banjo. More often than not, you will find Wila in the Lindsay office following Marlene around like a perfect little protective shadow. Marlene enjoys theater, skiing, travelling, golf and good wine. An avid volunteer, Marlene believes in giving back to the communities we serve. Marlene has been on the board of the Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce for over 14 years; holding positions such as President & Past-Pres., Marlene used this platform to champion business in our communities and campaigns such as the Diversity Initiative to enhance economic growth and just simply make our communities safer and kinder. Other volunteer positions have included past Vice-Chair of KLHCI looking after doctor recruitment, Marlene sits on the founding committee to establish the Kawartha Lakes Community Foundation. Marlene is also active Rotarian, and sponsors over 40 community events each year.
Emily grew up in Little Britain, on beautiful Lake Scugog. Now residing in Lindsay with her husband Warren, their two incredible boys and one super friendly Golden Retriever, Bella, keep these busy parents on their toes. Outside of work, you likely find Emily cheering her boys on at the hockey arena, or carving out some fitness time at the local CrossFit Gym. If that were not enough, it is important to Emily to make time to volunteer within her community. As past President of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Foundation, and chair of the Dream Ball for the Kawartha Haliburton Children's Foundation, Emily is incredibly passionate in helping all children grow and thrive in the same community she has chosen to raise her own kids.
Carolyn leads an exciting life! President of the Kawartha Lakes ATV Association, she is an avid technical rider and ATV safety instructor. She has traveled all over the US and Canada to experience different trail systems on her ATVs. Carolyn works out 5 days a week, and loves a good trail run. Though her passion for ATVs and working out runs deep, they pale in comparison to her love for her two boys: Devon and Walker. Carolyn had been with Stewart Morrison Insurance since 2003.
John is excited to be a part of the Stewart Morrison Insurance team. He started working at SMI in 2018. Having been born and raised in Haliburton, John loves the active life filled with hockey, hunting, snowmobiling, ATVing, and swimming. Now that he has been inducted into the insurance world, we have John working on his golf swing! He and his beautiful fiance, Jacquelyn, love rural community living with their two sweet pups Gus and Wilhelmina.
Leanne grew up in Toronto and relocated to Lindsay in 2016. Leanne loves camping and going on outdoor adventures with her family and 3 dogs- a perfect fit for her new life in the Kawarthas. Leanne has an adorable spunky daughter that keeps her on her toes, and we love when she comes in to visit us. Leanne is also an avid cruise enthusiast - always looking for the next deal! Leanne has been with Stewart Morrison Insurance since September 2016 but has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years specializing in all personal lines.
Steve grew up right here in Lindsay. Having owned, operated, cooked for, and made famous, the Durham Cafe for 25 years; Steve was interested in mastering something new. Why not insurance?! In 2015 Steve joined Stewart Morrison Insurance, successfully completed his RIBO license winning the Don Lambie award for receiving the highest mark in Ontario for that year! Steve continues to give back to his community as Vice Chair of the Kawartha-Haliburton Victim Services, Media Relations for The Lindsay & District Toastmasters Club, often volunteering his chef's talent at fundraisers such as Fightin' Fillies, and coaching little league sports. Steve's wife Debbie refers to him as the 'dog whisperer' for their sweet bully, Bella. You may also see him wearing his HABS jersey cheering on his favourite NHL team - but don't hold that against him.
Cindy grew up in Seagrave, and attended Port Perry High School - Go Rebels! In 2000, Cindy moved to Kawartha Lakes with her fantastic family. Cindy has been with Stewart Morrison Insurance since 2007 and is our go to woman for pretty well everything in-house. Out side of work, you'll find Cindy with her family on her 100 acre farm, volunteering at hockey events, hosting family and friends or shopping until she drops with her beautiful daughter!
Danni grew up in the Cobourg area and moved to the Kawartha Lakes in 2006. Danni and her family like to spend as much of their free time out hiking and kayaking as possible. No matter the weather, Danni and her family are looking for their next outdoor adventure, or planning for a new trip! Danni joined Stewart Morrison Insurance in 2018, and brings a quiet calm to a very busy office.
Pat has worked in insurance since 1974, and has been with Stewart Morrison Insurance since 2009. Pat enjoys interacting with people, helping out her elderly relatives, and spending time with her big wonderful family. Pat has six children, and sixteen grandchildren! Pat lives on a beautiful farm, and enjoys spending time with her very special and gentle horse; she finds grooming and riding him very relaxing - and oddly enough, Pat even likes cleaning out the barn! When she has time, Pat loves to read, and spend time with friends, and of course her darling husband, Ron!
Angela was born in Fenelon Falls, and actually lives on the same property where both her Grandmother and Father were born! Having just built a new house on the land, Angela is in her happy place. Angela is a Grandmother to three beautiful children, loves to read, walk and ride the occasional wild roller coaster! Angela began her career in 2003 with Palmer Insurance and was instrumental in the smooth transition when SMI purchased this brokerage in 2013. Her motto in life is to live each day to its fullest, have no regrets, smile often and apologize when needed.
Sydney was born and raised in the Kawartha Lakes and loves everything to do with the outdoors. Sydney has grown up riding horses and being an active volunteer with Girl Guides, she loves giving back to her community and helping any way she can. Outside of work you will find Sydney spending time with her Niece and Nephew, or out on the water kayaking or fishing. Sydney has been with SMI since 2018.
Daphne lives and works in Peterborough. An avid volunteer with the Peterborough Northumberland Crime Stoppers, Daphne is also a huge supporter of all animal rescues and presently has 3 rescue cats. Daphne has been a producer with Stewart Morrison Insurance since 2008, and also runs her family business D.Robertson Financial Insurance for 30+ successful years.
Sherry grew up on a farm just west of Sunderland. Sherry has been married to her husband, Murray, for over 25 years and together they have three incredible children and one very busy dairy farm. Sherry joined the SMI team in 2018, and we are grateful for her gentle giving nature - always willing to help out wherever needed! Outside of work, you will find Sherry volunteering for community activities and events, or cheering on the local sports teams in the arena or ball diamond.