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Meet The Schumacher Insurance Team

Beaverton Office

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 548 | Beaverton, MI 48612
Physical Address: 215 Ross Street | Beaverton, MI 48612
Phone: 989.435.7715 | Fax: 989.435.3071

Business Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | M-F

Beaverton Staff
Clare Office

Mailing & Physical Address:

404 N. McEwan | Clare, MI 48617
Phone: 989.386.3387 | Fax: 989.435.3071
Business Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | M-F



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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.


Beaverton Office
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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.

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Spencer Johnston

Spencer was born and raised in Beaverton.  Basketball was a passion growing up and had the privilege to play for his grandfather, Roy Johnston throughout high school.  He went on to play basketball in college at Mid-Michigan College where he continued his education.  After3 years at Mid, he finished his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management at Northwood University. He enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending much time in the outdoors. His goal is to give back and help out in the community as much as he can.

Carson Oldani

Carson graduated from Beaverton High School in 2021 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the 3 + 1 Program with MMC and Northwood University. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and also enjoys boating and golfing in the Summer and snowboarding in the Winter.

Commercial Lines

Beaverton Office
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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.

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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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.

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