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Joni Alfson

Joni Alfson

Posted May 8, 2014 by Dawson with Comments Off on Joni Alfson in

Joni Alfson, CIC, CPCU Client Executive Joni.Alfson@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6727 I’m proud to work at Dawson Insurance because of its exceptional reputation in our community. Joni first gained her insurance license in 1983 while she was working for an agency in Wahpeton, ND. Before she joined Dawson Insurance in 2002, she worked as a contract administrator for over 15 years. She loves the new challenges her job brings and the chance she gets to meet new people. Joni currently holds the CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) and CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designations. Joni is currently serving as President of the State CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) Roughrider Chapter. She also gets involved in the overall community by volunteering for the Fargo Marathon and Adopt-A-Street, …

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Ben Armbrust

Ben Armbrust

Posted June 5, 2015 by Dawson with Comments Off on Ben Armbrust in

Ben Armbrust, CLCS Business Insurance Advisor Ben.Armbrust@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6773 The culture and support services at Dawson set us apart from the competition, and it is wonderful to be a part of that. Ben joined Dawson Insurance in June of  2015 after graduating from North Dakota State University where he obtained a degree in Business Management.  Ben worked in the service industry at Mezzaluna in Fargo, ND and Rustica in Moorhead, MN while completing his degree. Ben’s experience in the service industry serve him well at Dawson as his primary responsibilities ultimately focus on taking care of client needs.  It was Dawson’s culture and reputation that led him to the company, and he says the best part of his job is working for a …

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Dan Armbrust

Dan Armbrust

Posted April 25, 2014 by Dawson with Comments Off on Dan Armbrust in

Dan Armbrust, CIC, CPIA, CPCU, CRIS Business Insurance Leader Dan.Armbrust@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6748 The best part of my job is working with a great group of clients that value and appreciate the services we provide. Active in the insurance industry since 1981, Dan merged his own agency with Dawson Insurance in 1989. The first registered agent with the CRIS designation in the state of North Dakota, he currently holds the CIC, (Certified Insurance Counselor), CPIA (Certified Professional Insurance Agent), CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), and CRIS (Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist) designations. Dan participates in industry activities and leadership roles as well. He served on the board of directors of the North Dakota Professional Insurance Agents and is a past president of …

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Sean Bertie

Sean Bertie

Posted August 22, 2017 by Dawson with Comments Off on Sean Bertie in

Sean Bertie, AFIS Business Insurance Advisor Sean.Bertie@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6723 The best part of my job is getting to know the people in the community and providing a service to our clients. Before starting at Dawson Insurance in 2017, Sean taught biology at the University of North Dakota and at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. He was also an insurance underwriter and a commercial insurance agent, both in the FM area. Sean currently holds the AFIS (Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist) designation. In his role at Dawson, Sean specializes in business insurance. Outside the office Sean loves the great outdoors: hunting, fishing, hockey, golf, skiing, and coaching hockey, all while spending time with his family and friends.

Kevin Bruggeman

Kevin Bruggeman

Posted January 1, 2013 by Dawson with Comments Off on Kevin Bruggeman in

Kevin Bruggeman, CPCU, CRIS, AIS Technical Advisor Kevin.Bruggeman@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6734 One of the best parts of my job is that I get to identify problems and provide solutions to people whom appreciate the effort. Kevin began his insurance career in 1984 and, due to a unique business relationship, was given the opportunity to underwrite for several carriers including Great American, CNA, CGU, Acuity, Citizens Security, and Nodak Mutual. His array of experience gives Kevin valuable insights that he brings to his client relationships. He started at Dawson in 2004 and works to ensure clients are provided the best value possible. Kevin holds the CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), CRIS (Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist), and AIS (Associate in Insurance Services) designations. …

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Donna Christlieb

Donna Christlieb

Posted April 25, 2014 by Dawson with Comments Off on Donna Christlieb in

Donna Christlieb, AU, CIC Client Advocate Donna.Christlieb@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6728 I love my job because of the awesome people I work for, the amazing people I work with, and the great customers I help every day. Before becoming a Dawson Insurance team member, Donna gained experience in a variety of positions. These included being a bookkeeper at a daycare center, as well as a CSR at independent insurance agencies in the area. She joined the industry in 1980 and joined Dawson Insurance in 1999, and holds the AU (Associate in Underwriting) and CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designations. Donna enjoys giving back to her community in a number of ways. She volunteers for the United Way of Cass-Clay, Adopt-A-Street, and the Fargo Marathon. …

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Jess Cossette

Jess Cossette

Posted October 19, 2020 by Dawson with Comments Off on Jess Cossette in

Jess Cossette Client Coordinator Jess.Cossette@MarshMMA.com 701.478.2221 What sets Dawson/MMA apart is the open communication from all parties to be able to deliver the best service for success. Jess has plentiful customer service experience from her previous positions as a server and bartender, also as a customer service rep and an account manager in commercial trucking insurance. In her current role with Dawson/MMA she assists client representatives with audit processing and processing endorsements as well as issuing certificates of insurance. Outside the office, Jess and her husband enjoy raising their rescue pups, as well as spending time riding bike, doing puzzles and watching movies.

Jenni Davis

Jenni Davis

Posted May 8, 2014 by Dawson with Comments Off on Jenni Davis in

Jenni Davis, CISR Client Advocate Jenni.Davis@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6769 I love working at Dawson because of the commitment from the agency to our community and our clients. Jenni’s experience in the insurance industry spans over 30 years. Prior to starting at Dawson Insurance in September 2012, she worked as a commercial lines account manager and select sales agent. Jenni currently holds the CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) designation. Jenni enjoys the fact that her job allows her to get to know her clients’ business operations on a close level. Her hobbies outside of the office include kayaking, reading, and crocheting. She and her husband Tim have two children, Seth and Samantha.

Alex Dawson

Alex Dawson

Posted January 1, 2014 by Dawson with Comments Off on Alex Dawson in

Alex Dawson Select Business Unit & Private Client Team Leader Alex.Dawson@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6766 The best part of my job is being able to work alongside my dad every day, as well as everyone else on the Dawson team. Joining the Dawson Insurance team in August 2013, Alex has been in the insurance industry since 2011. Before coming on board at Dawson, he was a specialty lines underwriter for SECURA Insurance. Alex serves as a member of the Fargo Moorhead Human Resource Association as well as the Northern Region Association of Safety Professionals. In addition to his dedication to his work and industry, Alex is also a dedicated member of the community. He’s an active member of Kiwanis, participates in the Clara …

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Tom Dawson

Tom Dawson

Posted May 8, 2014 by Dawson with Comments Off on Tom Dawson in

Tom Dawson, CPCU, CIC Dakotas Chairman Tom.Dawson@MarshMMA.com 701.478.6747 After graduating from college, I began my career with Dawson Insurance to help continue the family business started by my grandfather. Tom started his insurance career the day after graduating from Southern Methodist University in 1973 and was proud to be the third generation in a business founded by his grandfather in 1917. Over the past 40 plus years, Tom has worked directly with all types and sizes of commercial clients including complex contractors and real estate firms. He takes great satisfaction in helping build a culture at Dawson Insurance that attracts and retains the absolute best people who, in turn, develop their clients into friends. The recent partnership with Marsh & …

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