Our Team 2018-04-20T15:58:45+00:00

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible” padding_right=”30px” padding_left=”30px” ][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”#da9206″ background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”20px 10px 5px 30px” margin_top=”-20px” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]Our Team[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”40″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”20″ padding_right=”20″ hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]

Nevada Insurance Agency Team

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Scott Schellin

President

Scott was named Vice President of Nevada Insurance Agency Company in 2000 and President in 2009. Scott is a native of Nevada and graduated from Carson High School in 1993. He later attended the University Nevada Reno (UNR) and majored in Education. While attending UNR, Scott was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and spent summers as a wild land firefighter for the Bureau of Land Management.

Scott’s first year in the insurance business coincided with the privatization of the Worker’s Compensation market in Nevada. This has allowed Scott to specialize in this line of insurance and provide expertise and council on the ever-changing work/comp climate.

  • Past President Business Network International
  • Vice Chair Nevada Independent Insurance Agents
  • Past President Young Agents of Nevada
  • Board Member Jimmy Olivas Athletic Foundation (Nevada Boxing)
  • Board Member Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
  • President Sons of Nevada
  • National Young Agent of The Year 2012

Scott manages the Reno location and really enjoys working hard for his clients. He is proud of the numerous Companies Nevada Insurance Agency represent’s to serve all types of clients with the best service and competitive pricing.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_separator style_type=”single solid” top_margin=”10″ bottom_margin=”20″ sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””/][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_4″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”20px” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”none” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Kyle[/fusion_imageframe][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”3_4″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Kyle Schellin

Vice President

Kyle began his career immediately after he completed his BA in Business Communications at Holy Names College in Oakland, Ca. in 1999. Born and raised in Carson City. He graduated from Carson High School in 1994. His knowledge of local business enables him to understand his clients’ special needs.

Kyle’s first year in the insurance business coincided with the privatization of the Worker’s Compensation market in Nevada. This has allowed Kyle to specialize in this line of insurance and provide expertise and council on the ever-changing work/comp climate.

  • Board Member Hidden Valley Country Club

Kyle thinks his most vital asset to his clients is his ability to provide superior customer service. Another attribute that he provides is the numerous top rated insurance companies that he represents, so he is always able to find a carrier to suit your particular needs. Kyle was named Vice President in 2009.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_separator style_type=”single solid” top_margin=”10″ bottom_margin=”20″ sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””/][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_4″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”20px” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”none” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Mike[/fusion_imageframe][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”3_4″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Mike Schellin

CFO

Mike joined the Agency in 1984, and partnered with Tony Schueller in 1990. He has been the President since 1996 and purchased the Agency from Tony in 2002.

Mike is a 1969 graduate from UNR, with a Bachelor and Masters degree in Education and Administration. He was inducted into the UNR Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007 for Collegiate Boxing.

  • Financial Chairman of the Nevada Surplus Lines Board of Directors
  • President of the Jimmy Olivas Athletic Foundation (Nevada Boxing)
  • President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nevada in 2006
  • President of the Northern Nevada Independent Agents Association in 1994

Mike works in all aspects of Commercial and Business Accounts for the Agency. Mike was President from 1996-2009 and purchased the Agency from Tony in 2002.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_separator style_type=”single solid” top_margin=”10″ bottom_margin=”20″ sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””/][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_4″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”20px” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”none” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Jana[/fusion_imageframe][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”3_4″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Jana Schellin Foster

Property & Casualty Producer

Jana Schellin Foster first joined the agency in April 2002. She became a licensed agent in Nevada and earned her CLCS in 2007 from The Hartford School of Insurance in Seattle, WA. She completed her CISR designation in 2012. She was born and raised in Carson City and graduated from Carson High School in 1998 and attended the University of Nevada Reno. She returned to the state’s capital in 2004. It is her knowledge and love of her community that drives her and enables her to provide an excellent understanding of her client’s needs.

  • Vice Chair of the Young Agents Nevada Independent Insurance Agents
  • InVest Program champion for Nevada
  • NIIA Young Agent of the Year 2015-2016

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Linda Scharo

Life & Health Benefits Producer/Personal Lines CSR

A Native Nevadan, Linda was born and raised in the Carson Valley area. Linda began her career in 1989, serving as a Customer Service Representative for State Farm Insurance Companies, in which she represented several agents and specialized in all lines of insurance.

In 1999 Linda joined Nevada Insurance Agency as a life and health producer and works in the Carson City branch.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_separator style_type=”single solid” top_margin=”10″ bottom_margin=”20″ sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””/][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_4″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”20px” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”none” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Michael[/fusion_imageframe][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”3_4″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Michael J. Lyons

Life and Health Benefits Specialist

Michael was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania moving to Reno at the age of 7. He graduated from Sparks High School in 1983.

Michael joined NIAC in 2003 while working to attain his Nevada State Life & Health Insurance license; which he received in February 2004. Staying abreast of the insurance industry changes and standards, while working to obtain the best products available for his clients is of utmost importance to Michael; he currently continues his education through the American College.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_separator style_type=”single solid” top_margin=”10″ bottom_margin=”20″ sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””/][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_4″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”20px” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”none” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Jim[/fusion_imageframe][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”3_4″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Jim Rhea

Property & Casualty / Life & Health Benefits Producer

Jim grew up in Carson City and attended the University of Nevada. He is licensed in both property casualty and life and health insurance.

Jim joined NIAC Reno office in 2008. Jim has strong ties to the Reno/ Sparks area and enjoys working with all Commercial and Business clients and prides himself on his service. In his free time Jim enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

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Chris Dondero

Property & Casualty Producer

Chris joined Nevada Insurance Agency in March of 2012 as a Producer in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance. Chris is a Native Nevadan and graduated from Carson City High School in 1995. He later graduated from the University of Nevada in 2001 with a Major in Journalism/Advertising with a Minor in Art/Photography. While attending UNR Chris was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.

  • Young Agent of the Year 2014
  • Board Member Young Agents
  • Nevada Indpendent Insurance Agents Since 2012
  • Board Member Reno Balloon Races

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Shari Modene

Professional Liability Manager

A native of Washington State, where she began her insurance career in 1970, Shari joined Nevada Insurance Agency Company in July of 1989. Shari currently heads our Professional Liability Department, specifically handling clients in the Medical and Legal Profession.

  • Selected as the National Administrator of the Year for Professional Liability Insurer.

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