Meet The Team

Richard Cassidy

President and CEO

Richard is President and CEO of Kattan-Ferretti Insurance. He was born and raised in Paoli,… Read More

Richard is President and CEO of Kattan-Ferretti Insurance. He was born and raised in Paoli, PA and graduated from Conestoga High School in 1985. He went on to Penn State University and graduated in 1989 with a degree in Marketing.

Richard started his career working for M & M Mars as a sales representative and came to Kattan-Ferretti in 1992 as a commercial accounts manager. He holds a Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designation and is a licensed producer in 19 different
states.

Richard was a member of the Erie Insurance Group Task Force for 4 years and held the position of moderator for 2 years. He is a member of the Westmoreland Professional Builders Association, the Latrobe and Westmoreland Chambers of Commerce and the Penn State Alumni Association.

He resides in Greensburg with his two children, Austin and Caitlin. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, golfing, skiing and playing rugby.

Eric Flemm

COO

Eric is the Chief Operating Officer of Kattan Ferretti Insurance and is also responsible for… Read More

Eric is the Chief Operating Officer of Kattan Ferretti Insurance and is also responsible for the management of the Employee Benefit and Life Insurance Divisions.

Born and raised in Westmoreland County, Eric graduated from St Vincent College, Latrobe, PA with a degree in Political Science and Mathematics. Eric joined Kattan Ferretti immediately after college and has been an essential member of Kattan Ferretti for over 20 years.

Eric began his carrier with KFI as a life insurance producer and immediately found success in the industry. Eric then soon developed an Employee Benefit Division for KFI, which has grown into one of the area’s most recognized employee benefit and life insurance divisions in the area. With over 20 years of experience, both the clients and staff of KFI find Eric a valuable and trustworthy source of information and expertise.

Besides being a leader in the industry, Eric is involved in many charitable organizations and professional groups. Eric especially enjoys spending time with his family and is active in his children’s sporting, school and community activities.

 

Bradley Roth, CFP®

CFO

Brad Roth is the CFO of Kattan Ferretti Insurance. Mr. Roth is an honors graduate… Read More

Brad Roth is the CFO of Kattan Ferretti Insurance. Mr. Roth is an honors graduate of Duquesne University from which obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration with a focus in accounting. He received the Certified Financial Planner® designation following study at New York University. He is Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination) and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) examination qualified.

Mr. Roth departed Merrill Lynch in February 2013 to acquire and equity interest in Kattan-Ferretti Insurance Group, L.L.C., an insurance brokerage firm where he currently serves as Chief Financial Officer. In addition Mr. Roth started a separate business unit Kattan Ferretti Financial, L.P., where he presently serves as President and Chief Compliance Officer. The Kattan firm is a registered investment advisor specializing in separately managed accounts and portfolio management services for high net worth individuals.

Mr. Roth is also a co-founder of Sardonyx Capital Management L.L.C., a quantitative systematic hedge fund located in Johnstown, PA. Sardonyx Capital specializes in non-linear dynamic mathematical analysis and processes which are required to accurately and consistently identify and exploit investment opportunities caused by well hidden market inefficiencies

Brad is a Duquesne University Graduate with a B.S. in Accounting. He resides in Murrysville, PA and enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends or on the golf course.

Karl Eisaman

Senior Executive Vice President

Karl is a graduate of West Virginia University, the Hartford Insurance Advanced Commercial Lines School… Read More

Karl is a graduate of West Virginia University, the Hartford Insurance Advanced Commercial Lines School and has been a licensed insurance agent for 35 years. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor(CIC), Accredited Adviser in Insurance(AAI), and a Certified Professional Insurance Agent(CPIA). Currently is Vice president of the Western Pennsylvania Insurance Agencies(WPIA) organization. Eisaman served as president of McDowell Associates, Inc. insurance, since 1992.

Previously  served as a board member for the Penn Prime Insurance Trust and on agency councils for The Hartford Insurance, Selective Insurance and Penn National Insurance companies.

Active in the community, he served as mayor of the City of Greensburg from 1996 to 2012. He is the recipient of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Seton Hill University, the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities Lifetime Achievement Award and the Greensburg Volunteer Fire Department Leo M. Bacha Humanitarian Award.

Currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Saint Benedict Education Foundation, United Way of Westmoreland County, Westmoreland Intermediate Unit Foundation, Saint Anne Home, Greensburg Foundation & Westmoreland Human Services.

He previously served as Chairperson, Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce; past president, Greensburg Rotary Club & board member, Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities.

He and his wife, Carmen are Greensburg residents and enjoy traveling to Italy.

Mike Guidas

Senior Executive Vice President

Mike Guidas, Senior Executive Vice-President, has spent the last 25 years providing professional insurance advice… Read More

Mike Guidas, Senior Executive Vice-President, has spent the last 25 years providing professional insurance advice to business owners and individuals, both locally and nationally. Mike graduated from the Basic School of Property & Casualty Insurance at Dickinson College in 1988 and in 1989 earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh. In April of 1989, Mike began his insurance career with McDowell Associates and in 1995 he earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and became an owner at McDowell Associates. What’s most important to Mike is helping business owners choose the right insurance plan as well as assisting them during a claim.

Mike resides in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife Diane and their two sons Jake and Nick. He enjoys spending time with his family and coaching for the Pine Richland Baseball Association.

 

Amie Pollock

Commercial Lines Manager

Amie Pollock is an Executive Vice President at Kattan Ferretti Insurance who resides in Latrobe,… Read More

Amie Pollock is an Executive Vice President at Kattan Ferretti Insurance who resides in Latrobe, PA with her husband Brian and their two children. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and has been with Kattan Ferretti Insurance since 2000.

Amie enjoys working with local businesses and specializes in commercial insurance coverage, including workers compensation, property, liability, auto and contractors’ bonding.She is an active board member of the Westmoreland Professional Builders Association. When she’s not working, Amie enjoys spending time with her family.

Ned Bair

Vice President of Sales

Ned Bair was born, raised, and continues to live in the Greensburg area. He attended… Read More

Ned Bair was born, raised, and continues to live in the Greensburg area. He attended St. Leo College in Florida and completed his college education at Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh.

When he began his insurance career in 1974 with Bair & Brown Inc, he became the fourth generation Bair in the business. Ned separated from the agency in 1994 to start his own firm which subsequently merged with McDowell Associates, Inc in 1999. He has enjoyed his nearly forty year career in the property & casualty insurance business, due especially to the many relationships and friendships that he’s cultivated.

Ned is Vice President of Sales with the new firm of KFIG and looks forward to the opportunities ahead. He specializes in commercial accounts yet stays current with personal lines changes for the sake of his clientele.

As for his personal life, he had coached baseball and was a board member for the West Point Little League Association for fifteen years. He is also a past board member and campaign chairman for the United Way of Westmoreland County, and a Rotarian. Ned was widowed in 1999 when his wife of twenty-five years lost her battle with cancer. The two have three wonderful sons together and Ned couldn’t be more proud of Nate, Shane, and Patrick as they’ve grown to manhood. He loves fishing and is a member of Yankanuck Club in North Ontario where he and his sons try to meet for their annual reunion. Ned prefers the outdoors and spends time in his garden doing yardwork. He also plays bocce and golfs with friends and clients when time permits.

Pat Lightcap

Customer Service Representative

Pat is a Commercial Customer Service Representative and holds a Property/Causality Insurance license. She has… Read More

Pat is a Commercial Customer Service Representative and holds a Property/Causality Insurance license. She has been in the insurance industry for thirty four years, the last thirteen of those have been Kattan Ferretti Insurance. Pat gets great satisfaction being part of a team that strives to provide their clients with superior service and up-to-date insurance knowledge.

Stacey Himler

Customer Service Representative

Stacey Himler is a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative at Kattan-Ferretti specializing in home and… Read More

Stacey Himler is a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative at Kattan-Ferretti specializing in home and auto insurance, and also holds a Property/Casualty Insurance license. In her position, she loves getting to know her customers on a personal level and establishing a relationship with them. By personally connecting with her clients, she is able to help them determine their insurance needs along with showing she cares. Stacey have been with the agency for 25 years and values the friendships she has with her coworkers.

Stacey lives in Latrobe with her husband Bob and two children. In her spare time, she loves to reading and just spending time with her family and friends.

 

Sarah Rafferty

Customer Service Representative

Sarah is a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative. Sarah grew up in Kansas and upon… Read More

Sarah is a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative. Sarah grew up in Kansas and upon moving to Pennsylvania in 2002, she completed her Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing at Seton Hill University. She has been with Kattan Ferretti since 2004.

Sarah is licensed in property, casualty, life insurance and is a Notary Public. She takes great pride in making sure her customers understand why they need insurance and what coverages are adequate for their situation.

While not at work, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family, remodeling their 1840’s farm house, cycling and snow skiing. She resides in Latrobe with her husband Chad and their three children.

Lynda Turin

Customer Service Representative

Lynda has worked in the insurance industry for almost 32 years. Of those 32 years,… Read More

Lynda has worked in the insurance industry for almost 32 years. Of those 32 years, 30 ½ years have been with Kattan Ferretti Insurance.

Lynda began working for Kattan Ferretti in 1982 right out of high school in a clerical position. She then obtained her agents license in 1986 and shortly after moved to Maryland to work in D.C. and then Rockville.

Lynda has worked in every area within the agency, which has been very beneficial to not only to her, but the agency. Lynda has watched the Kattan Ferretti grow from having three full time employees to where it is today. Lynda said, “It is very rewarding to know that I have been a part of the agencies growth representing one of the largest agencies in Westmoreland County.” Lynda currently works in a variety of accounting functions.

Outside of work, Lynda enjoys spending time with her husband of 25 years and their college age daughter. She also enjoys yoga, exercising, reading, and gardening.

Sue Snyder

Customer Service Representative

Sue is a licensed property and casualty agent and specializes in personal lines homeowners, auto,… Read More

Sue is a licensed property and casualty agent and specializes in personal lines homeowners, auto, umbrella, and motorcycle. Sue strives to provide the best possible customer service and help her customers best understand their coverage. She has 30 years insurance experience; working for an independent multi-company agency in Pittsburgh for 17 years, and then working for an agency representing Erie Insurance for 13 years.

Sue is originally from Apollo and now resides in Irwin with her husband. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, hiking, snow skiing and horse back riding.

Rebecca Schultheis

Customer Service Representative

Rebecca grew up in Ligonier, PA where she graduated from Ligonier Valley High School and… Read More

Rebecca grew up in Ligonier, PA where she graduated from Ligonier Valley High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh. There she studied Accounting and Business management. She started in the insurance industry in 1998 working with Northwestern Mutual Life and spent 5 years working for State Farm Insurance.

Rebecca started with Kattan Ferretti in February of 2006, specializing in life and health insurance. She also assists with personal lines and enjoys working with clients on customizing insurance solutions to meet their needs.

Rebecca currently lives in Latrobe with her husband and dog. Her free time is spent with the Latrobe VFD Support Service and the Lloydsville VFD fundraising team. She enjoys camping, walking her dog Sadie, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Carol Seybold

Customer Service Representative

Carol is a Commercial Service Representative at Kattan Ferretti Insurance. She enjoys having the chance… Read More

Carol is a Commercial Service Representative at Kattan Ferretti Insurance. She enjoys having the chance to work with business owners and managers to help solve their insurance problems and review their insurance needs. Carol has worked in the insurance industry for 49 years and has been with Kattan Ferretti for 47 years.

Carol is licensed in the Property, Casualty, Accident and Health fields and is a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and a Notary Public. Over the years, she has made this comment to many people when they ask her why she has stayed here so long: “If you have to work for a living, Kattan-Ferretti is a good place to work. My co-workers are like family and I enjoy helping others.”

Orlie S. Ferretti

Vice President of Operations

Orlie is the Administrative Vice President of Kattan-Ferretti Insurance and has been with the organization… Read More

Orlie is the Administrative Vice President of Kattan-Ferretti Insurance and has been with the organization since 1990. She graduated Seton Hill University with a degree in Business Management. Orlie lives in Greensburg, PA, with her Border Collie and Airedale Terrier. For recreation, Orlie enjoys reading, traveling, attending the theater, and the Pittsburgh Symphony “POPS” concerts.

 

Laura Hall

Customer Service Representative

Laura joined Kattan-Ferretti in 2013. She is licensed in property and casualty insurance and currently… Read More

Laura joined Kattan-Ferretti in 2013. She is licensed in property and casualty insurance and currently is a Customer Service Representative for personal lines customers. Laura brings extensive experience from the retail and customer service sectors and is service oriented so she strives to bring the best service and products possible to her clients. Laura resides in Derry, PA and is active in the community. Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time with her 18 month old Daughter, finding deals on EBay, and being outdoors.

 

MaryAnne Sarver

Customer Service Representative

MaryAnne has spent her entire career in the insurance industry. She began working for a… Read More

MaryAnne has spent her entire career in the insurance industry. She began working for a small insurance agency right out of High School where she obtained her Property & Casualty Agents license. She then moved to a national broker in downtown Pittsburgh where she spent the next 34 years. She took a position in the Personal Auto Department and Claims ultimately moving to commercial lines as an Account Manager. During that time she attended Robert Morris College working toward a CPCU professional designation. During this time, MaryAnne was a member of Insurance Women of Pittsburgh and was actively involved with the Insurance Club of Pittsburgh. She has been with Kattan Ferretti Insurance in Latrobe for 6 years. MaryAnne enjoys spending time with her daughter and spoiling her four year old grandson and she and her husband purchased property in Ligonier to build a new home for their retirement.

 

Joyce Donnelly

Customer Service Representative

Joyce lives in Derry, PA and went to WCCC & IUP where she studied early… Read More

Joyce lives in Derry, PA and went to WCCC & IUP where she studied early childhood development and early education. She started working in the insurance industry in 1995, and for the last 13 years had been working as a Commercial lines customer service agent.

Joyce enjoys traveling and anything outdoors. She five grown girls who are now starting families of their own, and three beautiful granddaughters.

Cheryl LoCascio

Customer Service Representative

Cheryl was born and raised in Latrobe PA. She has been with McDowell Associates Inc.… Read More

Cheryl was born and raised in Latrobe PA. She has been with McDowell Associates Inc. as a Commercial Lines CSR for more than 25 years. Cheryl has held her CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) and CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) designations since 1994 and her duties include servicing commercial lines accounts, accounting, licensing, bonding and many general office duties. She strives to be the best at helping her customers and coworkers. In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys all kinds of crafts, but most importantly she enjoys spending time with her husband, Steve, and her family and friends.

Sue Dixon

Customer Service Representative

Sue is from Bradenville, PA and began her insurance career in 1987. She holds the… Read More

Sue is from Bradenville, PA and began her insurance career in 1987. She holds the Associate in Commercial Lines and Associate in Surplus Lines designations. She is licensed in property and casualty insurance, and specializes in both personal and commercial lines. Sue’s top priority is to efficiently address customer needs and help them understand their coverage. She loves spending time with her family and two dogs.

Dolores Rendulich

Customer Service Representative

Dolores Rendulich is from Greensburg, Pa. In 1987 she began her insurance career with McDowell… Read More

Dolores Rendulich is from Greensburg, Pa. In 1987 she began her insurance career with McDowell Associates as a personal lines agent and worked there for 12 years before leaving to start a family. She recently returned to McDowell Associates in 2012 and continues working part time as a personal lines agent. She uses her knowledge to help insured’s(clients) understand their personal insurance needs, along with coverage and discounts available to them. Dolores and her husband love spending time with their children and watching them participate in gymnastics and hockey. They also enjoy the outdoors.

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