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Tailored Protection. Customized Solutions.

As your wealth grows, so does your need for dedicated financial protection. Fred C. Church private client advisors provide year-round, responsive and highly-personalized support and advice to ensure you have peace of mind that what matters most is protected and preserved.

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  • Our Unique Approach

    Our personalized approach allows us to implement a comprehensive wealth protection plan through regular consultations and thoughtful consideration.

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  • Our Programs

    Ensure the safety and protection of your assets with coverage through our wide variety of programs and offerings customized to your needs.

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  • Our Services

    We specialize in tailored asset protection solutions through customized and sound risk management and risk transfer techniques.

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More than consultants.

We take your wealth protection seriously so you can be assured you’re in good hands every step of the way. Our experienced team has only your best interests in mind.

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Bill Burbine, CLCS

Vice President, Personal Lines Manager

Bill joined the Fred C. Church family in 2013 as a VP and Personal Lines Manager. His career began at Morse, Payson & Noyes in Portland, Maine. As the Personal Lines Manager, Bill oversees our talented insurance professionals and works with many insurance carriers to deliver unique solutions to our clients while continually working to improve the customer experience. When he has a chance, Bill can be found working on his golf game or on the tennis court with his family.


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Kate Hart, LUTCF

Personal Lines Operations Manager

Kate joined the Fred C. Church family in 2016. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in business administration. Kate began her insurance career at Liberty Mutual before joining Fred C. Church. She specializes in making sure our personal lines department is running efficiently and best serving our personal insurance customers. Kate has a daughter and another on the way. She and her husband reside in Chelmsford, MA.


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Roberta Cote, CIC

Senior Private Client Advisor

Roberta joined the Fred C. Church family in 2015. She started her insurance career at AMICA Insurance. Roberta specializes in working with our Private Client Group as an advisor, and provides risk management services. When she’s not at work, Roberta likes to spend time with horses, garden, go boating, and do interior and home design.


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Claire M. Schneider, CIC, CISR

Private Client Account Executive

Claire has been with the Fred C. Church family since 2011. She began her insurance career in 1978 at Storer, Damon & Lund in Boston, MA. Claire specializes in personal insurance, working with our Private Client Group based in Andover. Claire resides in Wilmington, MA. She has 3 children and 6 grandchildren.


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Susan Daneau, CISR, CPPL

Private Client Account Manager

Susan has been with the Fred C. Church family since 1994. She attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME, where she majored in romance languages. Susan started her insurance career at Hennessy-Wilkins Agency in Chelmsford, MA. Susan specializes in personal insurance, working in our Private Client Group based in our Andover office. In her free time, Susan is very active with her church, enjoys reading, gardening and hiking in Maine.


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Becky Medeiros, AAI, AIC-M, CISR

Private Client Claims Advocate

Becky has been with the Fred C. Church in 1996, when she began her insurance career. She became claims supervisor in 2012, and has extensive experience handling all things personal lines claims. In her free time, Becky loves going to the beach and traveling. She is also a Patriots fanatic and tries her best to get to as many games as possible.


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Margaret Ryan, CISR, AAI

Private Client Group Account Manager

Peggy has been part of the Fred C. Church family since 1997. She began her insurance career at Liberty Mutual in 1977. At Fred C. Church, Peggy specializes in Account Management of our Private Client personal insurance. In her free time, Peggy enjoys all things music. She has been involved in many theater groups and sings in a small ensemble. Peggy resides in Somerville, MA with her husband.


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Kelly Simpson, CISR

Private Client Account Manager

Kelly joined Fred C. Church in 2016. She attended Northeastern University where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Sociology. Kelly began her insurance career at Liberty Mutual Insurance. At Fred C. Church, she specializes in Personal Insurance for our Private Client Group. She resides in Andover and loves to cook for her husband and two young kids.


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Marc Gillette

Personal Lines Private Client Executive

Marc joined Fred C. Church Insurance in 2019. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from State University of New York Cobleskill and his associate degree from North Country Community College in Saranac, New York. Marc has spent the last eight years of his career working in the insurance industry, specializing in asset protection for successful families, excess and surplus coverage, and coastal homeowners insurance. As a resident of Lowell, Massachusetts, Marc enjoys spending time withhis fiancé, Victoria and their Golden Retriever, Brody, leading and motivating the members of the Andover Rotary Club, coaching lacrosse, surfcasting and golfing.


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