Linda was born and raised in Port Alberni along with her husband, Pat, who is her business partner. She has owned Alport Insurance since 2002 and has been an insurance broker for 30 years. Linda also has her CAIB designation, Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker. Currently Linda is President of the Insurance Brokers Association of BC and also a Director for the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada.
Linda is very committed to her community; she served on the West Coast Hospital Foundation for 7 years and during her term, they were able to purchase a CAT scanner for the local hospital with donation from the community. Linda & Pat are also strong supports of the Ty Watson Hospice House and many other local charities.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 4 grandchildren, doing yoga and taking morning walks.
Greg is the newest member of Alport Insurance joining the team in 2013. Greg is the main mobile road agent and enjoys every minute of it! Greg is a ‘Level 2’ broker and prides himself in excellent customer service. Greg wears many hats at Alport Insurance and has been a great addition to the team. He finds insurance incredibly interesting and is always eager to learn things.
Originally from Newfoundland, Greg loves all that BC has to offer. In his down time he can be found playing ball, fishing or spending time with his family and friends.
Meaghan has been employed with Alport Insurance since 2002. Meaghan specializes in personal and commercial insurance. Meaghan is a CAIB designated broker and enjoys working on complicated tasks. Meaghan is currently part of a small group of brokers from all over BC that are working closely with ICBC in developing their new sales system – PolicyCentre.
An active member of the community, Meaghan has strong relationships and returning clientele. When not working, Meaghan can be found spending time with her family and friends, traveling, enjoying Sproat Lake or walking her dog – Charlie.
Callie has been an employee of Alport Insurance since 1993 and has fondly received the nickname “The Insurance Police”. Callie is a ‘Level 2’ insurance broker and specializes in personal lines insurance as well as some general management. Callie keeps her co-workers on their toes and is always willing to offer a hand when help is needed. Callie enjoys spending time with family, her dog & friends as well as reading and traveling.
Sophia has been with Alport Insurance since 1991 and has earned her CAIB designation. Sophia specializes in commercial (including special events liability) and personal lines insurance. She is the longest serving employee of Alport Insurance and has been able to foster and develop great client relationships. She prides herself on customer service and knowing her clients on a first name basis. Her plethora of experience and insurance industry knowledge is an asset to Alport and her customers.
Born in Quebec, Sophia’s family moved to Port Alberni when she was a young person. She is fully fluent in both French and English and can assist her customers in either. Sophia has two teenage sons and enjoys watching them play hockey and lacrosse. She is currently the co-treasurer of the Sproat Lake Watersports Association. When not attending her kids’ sporting events, she can be found reading, camping or boating.
Shelley has been an Alport Insurance employee since 1995 and is considered the ‘ICBC guru’ among her co-workers. She specializes in recreational vehicle policies including boats and motorcycles and specialty ICBC policies such as fleets and garage policies. Shelley has her CAIB designation, displaying not only work experience but formal education. Shelley enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Jill joined Alport Insurance in 2003. She is a ‘Level 2’ agent with over 25 years of experience and specializes in both personal and commercial lines. She is always up for an insurance challenge and has her clients’ best interest at heart.
Jill is married with 3 kids, and has lived in the valley most of her life. On her days off you will most likely find her home with the family, working on her latest quilting project, or reading a good book!