Management

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.

Producers

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 then from Michigan State University with a BS in Food Industry Management. He has been in the insurance industry since 2008, as an Underwriter and Licensed Agent in Lansing, Traverse City, Chicago, and now Beaverton. He is the President of Beaverton Lions Club. 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 and her husband, Dave, have two children and have resided in Beaverton since 1993. She is the Secretary/ Treasurer of the Beaverton Fire Department Auxiliary. She enjoys watching sports, boating and spending time with family and friends.

Kelsey Redman

Licensed Agent. Property and Casualty.

Kelsey has been with Schumacher Agency since 2013. She graduated from Clare High School in 2006 and attended MMC, where she received her Associates Degree in General Studies. She has been a Gladwin County resident since 2005. Kelsey and her husband enjoy the outdoors and spending time with their son. She is very active in volunteering her time for special events in the community. Kelsey has enjoyed running from a young age, with that she helped create the Beaverton Firecracker 5k, an annual race since 2014.

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 has been with Schumacher Agency since 1994. She completed the Certified Professional Insurance Agent course in 2014. Patty and her husband, Dallas, have three children. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her daughter play all her sports.

Arika Huber

Customer Service Representative.

Arika was born and raised in Beaverton and started with the agency in 2019. She graduated from Beaverton High School and is attending Saginaw Valley State University for a Legal Philosophy degree. She enjoys playing hockey and spending time with her family and friends.

Patti Nash

Customer Service Representative.

Patti has been with Schumacher Agency since 2006. She has been in the insurance industry since 1994. She and her husband have been life long Gladwin Residents and enjoys spending time with their grandchildren.

Amy Tenwalde

Licensed Agent. Property and Casualty.

Amy is a lifetime resident of Beaverton and has been with Schumacher Agency since 2012. She has her Associates degree in Small Business Management from MMC and enjoys working in the small town she grew up in. Together with her husband Lance, they are raising two beautiful daughters. She enjoys outdoor activities such as boating and hiking and also reading in her spare time.

Office Support

Beaverton Office

Jarrett Inscho

Co-Op

Jarrett is a senior at Beaverton JR/SR High School. In school he is involved in NHS, LEO club, and Student Government. He plays football, basketball, and baseball. He also enjoys hunting and fishing. After graduation Jarrett would like to attend college to receive a degree in business.

We look forward to having Jarrett with us this year.

Agents

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 been helping customers in the Central Michigan area with their insurance needs since 1999. Karolyn enjoys camping, golfing, spending time with family, working with Foster Closet and helping in her community.