Jeff Johnston

President, Principal and Owner

Jeff started his career at Schumacher Agency in 1992. Graduated from Michigan Tech University. He is active in service groups in the community. Enjoys spending time with his 3 boys and wife; especially when traveling, boating, skiing or golfing!

Steven M. Carland

Vice President, Principal and Manager of the Clare Office.

Steve has been with the Schumacher Agency since 2010. He is certified in Property & Casualty, Life, Disability, and Health. He is Clare Rotary President 2015/16 and received a BS.Ed from SVSU and M.Ed. from Ferris State. Steve is a father to three, busy ladies.

Office Support

Beaverton Office

Deanna Schneider


Deanna was born and raised in Gladwin. Worked for local doctor for twenty years then stared working for Schumacher Agency in 1995. She has four children, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Deanna enjoys watching all types of sports and has enjoyed her years of working at the agency.

Drew Grove


Drew just started working at Schumacher Agency as the high school co-op for 2018-2019. Drew attends Beaverton Jr/Sr High School and is a senior. He loves playing sports including football, basketball, and baseball. In his off time he also enjoys golfing with friends. In school he is involved with NHS, LEO Club, and Student Government. After high school Drew would like to attend college to become an insurance agent or engineer. He really enjoys working with the people at Schumacher Agency and is looking forward to this year.


Beaverton Office

Tony Smith

Licensed Agent.

Tony was born and raised in Beaverton and started at Schumacher Agency in 2015. He graduated from Beaverton High School and played Football, Basketball, and Baseball; was also President of Business Professionals of America and member of National Honor Society. Tony graduated from Michigan State University with a BS in Food Industry Management. He has seven years of experience in the Insurance Industry as an Underwriter and Licensed Agent in Lansing, Traverse City, Chicago, and now Beaverton. Member of Lions Club International. Tony enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, boating, skiing, hunting and fishing, and attending Michigan State Football and Basketball games as much as possible.

Commercial Lines

Beaverton Office

Kelly Hartner

Licensed Agent. Commercial.

Kelly has been with Schumacher Agency since 1993. She was born and raised in the UP and graduated from LSSU. Kelly is married with 2 children and enjoys watching her kids play sports and watching basketball, football and baseball. She also enjoys boating and spending time with family and friends.

Kelsey Redman

Licensed Agent. Property and Casualty.

Kelsey has been with Schumacher Agency since October 2013. She graduated from Clare High School in 2006 and attended MMC; received her Associates Degree in General Studies. Kelsey has been a Gladwin County resident for 11 years. She and her husband enjoy the outdoors and spending time with family.

Personal Lines

Beaverton Office

Chelsea Anderson

Licensed Agent. Property & Casualty.

Chelsea has been with Schumacher Agency since December 2016. She has spent her entire life in Beaverton which is where she plans on staying. Living and working in her hometown is very special to her. She loves being involved with the community as much as possible. Spending time with her 3 nieces is a huge part of her life.

Pam Bigham

Licensed Agent. Property & Casualty.

Pam has been a life long resident of Gladwin County and has been with Schumacher Agency since 1995. She graduated from Beaverton High School. Pam has been married for 32 years; has 4 children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family, camping and sewing.

Patty Gerow

 Licensed Agent. Property & Casualty. Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA).

Patty is a graduate of Beaverton High School and has been with Schumacher Agency since 1994. She enjoys spending time with family and watching her three children play their sports.

Patti Nash

Customer Service Representative.

Patti has been with Schumacher Agency since 2006. She has 25+ years experience in the insurance industry. She and her husband have been life long Gladwin Residents and enjoy spending time with their 3 grandchildren.

Amy Tenwalde

Licensed Agent. Property and Casualty.

Amy has been with Schumacher Agency since May 2012. She has been a lifetime resident of Beaverton and graduated high school in 2008. Amy received her Associates degree in Small Business Management from MMCC. Amy and her husband, Lance have a beautiful daughter, Adalynn born in May 2014. In her spare time she enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.


Clare Office

Corey Allison

Licensed Agent. Property & Casualty.

Corey joined Schumacher Agency in February of 2016.  She has been in the insurance field since 1995.  She is a life long resident of Clare. She has 2 children and 2 step-children and 3 granddaughters.  She loves spending time with her family and camping.

Ann Croskey

Customer Service Representative.

Ann has been with Schumacher Agency since 1977. She graduated from Beaverton High School and is married to Ron Croskey. She has 2 children, 3 step-children and 12 grandchildren. Ann now lives in Clare and works at the Clare office.

Karolyn Smith

Licensed Agent. Property & Casualty. Life & Health.

Karolyn joined Schumacher Agency in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience helping customers in the Central Michigan area with their insurance needs. Karolyn is an active member of the Gilmore Church of Christ, loves golfing and meeting people.