Erik J. Loesch, CICAgency PrincipalOffice: 843-856-2909 x100
Erik Loesch is the Agency Principal and has been with Atlantic Shield Insurance Group since its inception. With over 10 years in the industry, he now focuses on management and administration at the agency, and shares his knowledge with his staff.
Erik is an active tennis player who plays competitively with the Charleston Pro League. He enjoys spending time with his wife Julia and daughters Ella and Kairi, and his hobbies include boating, reading, and practicing his ukelele.
Ryland H. Shaw, III, CICAgency PrincipalOffice: 843-856-2909 x101
Peter Vaska, CISR, CICCommercial Lines AgentOffice: 843-856-2909 x104
Commercial Lines Advisor Peter Vaska focuses on assisting clients with hard to place risks, including the hospitality industry, condo assocations, lessors risk, tech, and medical companies.
Outside the office, you can find him golfing, enjoying hockey, or traveling.
Hunter MengelPersonal Lines AgentOffice: 843-856-2909 x123
Hunter is a personal lines agent with nearly 10 years insurance experience. He's been with our agency for a good portion of his career.
His enjoys spending time with his wife Vicki, a first grade teacher in Mt. Pleasant, and his dog, a Springer Spaniel named Wyatt. He also enjoys golfing, boating, and spending time with family and friends.
Mark Trigonoplos, ANFI, CISRCommercial Lines AgentOffice: 843-856-2909 x117
Jason S. StanleyPersonal Lines AgentOffice: 843-856-2909 x115
Jason is starting his insurance career as a personal lines advisor working with clients with high value assets.
Outside of the agency, he enjoys golf, boating, surfing, and spending time with his wife and twin boys.
Tim Donahue, CICCommercial Lines AgentOffice: 843-856-2909 x103
Brett BristowCommercial Lines AgentOffice: 843-856-2909 x125
Brett Bristow is a commercial lines agent who is beginning his insurance career with our agency. He is quickly learning about workers compensation solutions, builders risk, garage liability, transportation coverage, and cyber liability. We are happy to have him and help him learn.
When he's not improving his insurance skills, he enjoys running and spending as much time outdoors as possible.
Melissa Sills, AIAM, APIAgency Operations ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x106
Melissa Sills, Agency Operations Manager, has 15 years in the insurance industry, and has spent the majority of her insurance career with the Atlantic Shield Insurance Group. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a UT Vols fan.
When she's not at the agency, Melissa enjoys participating in endurance events (she's completed three marathons and a half-ironman triathlon). When she's not running races (or running the agency) she spends time with her two young children Robbie and Zoe, and her husband Greg.
Susie Schill, CISR, AIAMCommercial Lines Department ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x102
Susie is Atlantic Shield's Commercial Lines Manager. She works specifically with condominium and homeowners associations and large lessors' risk accounts.
When not at the agency, she enjoys her life in Mt. Pleasant with her husband and two children. They like to travel and spend time outdoors.
Tara GiulianiPersonal Lines Department ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x118
Tara is Atlantic Shield's Personal Lines Department Manager. She's got close to 15 years experience in the insurance industry, and makes sure our personal lines account managers and assistants are working as efficiently as possible.
She enjoys local cuisine, going to the beach, and spending time with her family.
Marianne Todd, CISR, AUCommercial Lines Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x107
Commercial Lines Account Manager Marianne has over 20 years in the insurance industry, and is a great asset when working with our business owner clients.
She and her husband, Marc, have a daughter named Abigail.
Tammy Maxwell, CISRPersonal Lines Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x119
Tammy is our Personal Lines Account Manager with over 20 years of experience. She's been sharing her knowledge and skills with Atlantic Shield Insurance Group clients for the past several years, and all of them benefit from working with her.
Outside of the agency, she considers herself a diehard Tarheels, North Carolina Panthers, and Tennesee Vols fan. She enjoys spending time gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Sara Warrick CISR,CPSR, AINS, ARMCommercial Lines Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x116
Sara Warrick is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with over 20 years' experience in the insurance industry. She's spent the most recent years of her career with the Atlantic Shield Insurance Group, and we are happy to have her working with our commercial accounts.
Katie Meibers, CISRPersonal Lines Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x112
Katie is a personal lines Account Manager and has been with the agency for several years.
She and her husband foster dogs and neonatal kittens for the Charleston Animal Society.
Felicia PlunkettCommercial Lines Assistant Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x113
Felicia Plunkett lends her 20+ years of experience in the insurance industry to Atlantic Shield Insurance Group as one of our Commercial Lines Assistant Account Managers. Her focus is on commercial lines insurance of all kinds.
Jennifer O’Halloran, ACSRPersonal Lines Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x114
Jennifer brings 25 years of experience and knowledge to Atlantic Shield Insurance Group's personal lines accounts. Her customer service skills make her interactions with clients pleasant and effective.
She has enjoyed her time in Mt. Pleasant since moving here two years ago with her son and her yellow lab. She likes to read, garden, go to the beach, and explore the city.
Brittany HobbsCommercial Lines Assistant Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x124
Brittany Hobbs is starting her insurance career with our agency as a Commercial Lines Assistant Account manager.
Emily McQueeneyPersonal Lines Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x108
Charleston local Emily McQueeney is a Personal Lines Account Manager who has started her career with Atlantic Shield Insurance Group.
She enjoys being on the water and loves attending sporting events, especially South Carolina football games.
Lauren LipsmeyerNew Business CoordinatorOffice: 843-856-2909 x109
When you start a policy with Atlantic Shield Insurance Group, you can expect to hear from our New Business Coordinator, Lauren. She specializes in making the start of our clients' personal lines smooth and efficient.
Shelley Smith, CISRPersonal Lines Assistant Account ManagerOffice: 843-856-2909 x122
Shelley is an Assistant Account Manager for our personal lines clients.
She enjoys running marathons and spending time with her husband and her 5-year-old son, Parker.
Barbara LaMendolaReceptionist/Administrative AssistantOffice: 843-856-2909 x105
When you step into our office, you can expect a warm greeting from Barbara.