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Justin Young

Sales Specialist – All Lines
Justin is a liver transplant recipient and a volunteer mentor and speaker at the Wisconsin Medical College’s transplant program. When he’s not helping people at the office Justin enjoys spending time with his son and wife at local restaurants and parks. Justin’s hobbies include games of all kinds, cooking, butchering, and reading.

Maria Venturella

Customer Loyalty Specialist
Maria is a loving fur-mom to 2 playful cats, and 1 lazy pup. She loves to read and play games with her friends. At home she loves to make new and exciting meals for her family and friends to try

Melissa Brandsma

Office Manager, Family Risk Advisor
Melissa graduated from UW-Whitewater Spring of 2005. Since then, she has worked in the sales and customer service field. Melissa joined the Van Dam Agency in April of 2013 when they opened their doors. When Melissa is not at work, she is at home with her husband and their two daughters that keep her very busy. As a family they like to go to the Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Brewer’s games, and local festivals throughout the summer time. Her daughters like to come and visit her at the office from time to time and enjoy all of the “treats” that we have.