Julie Kakuska Pichler
Commercial Lines Account Manager
Julie started her insurance career in 1994 as a Commercial Property/Casualty underwriter for The Hartford Insurance Company. In 2006, she took an Account Executive Officer position with Travelers Insurance, underwriting larger commercial accounts in their Brookfield, WI office. In 2017, Julie moved back to her hometown of La Crosse to join her brother, Tim Kakuska, at Robertson Ryan & Associates. As a Commercial Lines Account Manager, Julie services a sizable commercial book of business with clients in various industries including contractors, manufacturers, professional services, and Not-For-Profit organizations. Having worked on the Insurance Company side for so many years, Julie truly enjoys the agency side and being able to work closely with her clients directly, using her 25+ years of commercial insurance knowledge and experience to help meet the business insurance needs of her clients.
Julie graduated from La Crosse Aquinas High School and was recruited to attend the University of Arizona on a Volleyball athletic scholarship. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Arizona, and went on to receive her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned her Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 2004. Julie serves as Secretary on the board of a small local not-for-profit organization in the La Crosse area.
Julie and her husband, David, live across the Mississippi River in La Crescent, MN with their 2 sons. They enjoy biking the beautiful Minnesota trails, playing Euchre and Sheepshead, boating on the Mississippi River, and going to Disney World.
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