RRA Welcomes New Producer Owners & Corporate Marketing Director

Left to Right: Degner, Blaschka and Piontek

Robertson Ryan & Associates is carrying their momentum of growth from 2015 into the new year. Joining Robertson Ryan as of January 1, 2016 is Veitenhaus Insurance Services, formerly located on S. Howell Avenue in Milwaukee. They have an established reputation for personal, commercial and special insurance solutions. The owners joining Robertson Ryan from Veitenhaus include Lisa Piontek and Patti Blaschka. Both will assume the role of Producer within Robertson Ryan and will be based out of the downtown Milwaukee corporate headquarters.

Lisa Piontek will continue to service her personal lines policy holders with high levels of customer service and insurance expertise. She has over 30 years experience in insurance and most recently held the position of President at Veitenhaus.

Patti Blaschka will serve as an industry resource to her growing commercial client portfolio. Before Blaschka became an agent she was with Chubb Group of Insurance Companies where she worked as an underwriter. She brings over 20 years insurance experience to Robertson Ryan and most recently held the position of Vice President at Veitenhaus.

Additionally in the spirit of growth, Robertson Ryan added the position of Marketing Director. Allan Degner joins their team after 9 years of insurance restoration experience with Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling. He was most recently Director of Marketing with Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling’s largest North American franchise based in Milwaukee. Degner will be responsible for marketing operations, branding, advertising and public relations as Robertson Ryan & Associates Marketing Director.

Tony Von Rueden, Robertson Ryan & Associates President, said “Robertson Ryan is well positioned for continued growth in Wisconsin and beyond. We are very pleased to welcome Piontek and Blaschka, which together bring over 50 years of insurance experience to our esteemed team. Degner will help champion the momentum of growth through our fourteen branches and see that our reputation and brand stays strong. We want people to understand we invest in the most advanced resources including carrier partners and service professionals in our industry. 2016 is positioned to be a strong year for our organization with additional agency and Producer growth.”