About

Vested Risk Strategies is a name with purpose.

Vested Risk Strategies evolved out of a very careful and deliberate purpose to help you take control of your insurance and benefits programs. Vested Risk Strategies believes an opportunity exists for you to move away from traditional insurance products to take advantage of risk strategies customized to your unique needs.


The challenge:

Bring the tools and concepts formally reserved for mega-companies to our clients in a straight forward fashion.

Vested Risk Strategies is a name with purpose. We are committed to taking ownership in risk with you to grow your business with a greater certainty.

Meet the Team

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Christopher Sumnar

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Commercial Risk Strategist & Chief Certainty Officer
  • Years of Experience: 16 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: I enjoy learning about a client’s plan for growth and helping formulate a strategy to overcome the obstacles standing in the way of their goals.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and three young children. We are always looking for the next exciting adventure to experience together.
  • Favorite Sports Team: University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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Ron Scholl

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Commercial & Large Farm Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 40 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Using my years of experience to help facilitate a risk management program that helps our clients understand risk exposures and in turn, be more profitable and competitive.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Biking, downhill skiing, running and community involvement through various volunteer groups.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Red Wings
Carie

Carie Proctor

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Personal Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 19 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Finding creative solutions for our clients’ unique needs.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Church, mission trips, bull riding ministry.
  • Favorite Sports Team: I do not have one – I am a loser!
Becky

Rebecca Ferguson

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Commercial Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 31 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Developing a relationship with clients and delivering solutions to their insurance needs.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Knitting, spinning yarn on my spinning wheel, watching movies, hunting and spending time with my family.
  • Favorite Sports Team: No sports teams. I do not like any sports, at all.
Michelle

Michelle Scheetz

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Personal Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 20 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Educating and helping clients find solutions to protect their assets. Also, the relationships I have formed with my clients.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Being a mom, spending time with family and friends, crocheting, running and being in the outdoors.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Notre Dame Football
Holly

Holly Warner

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Personal Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 12 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Working with clients.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Spending time with my family.
  • Favorite Sports Team: University of Michigan
Krista

Krista Miller

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Office Assistant
  • Years of Experience: 3 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Working with our team and clients.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Reading and spending time with my family.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Michigan State
Jenalle

Jenalle Beaman

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Commercial Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 2 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Getting to know the ins and outs of every business, creating a relationship and finding the best solutions to help mitigate present and potential risks.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Coaching, playing volleyball and spending time with friends and family.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Purdue – Go Boilers!
Jeff

Jeff Dean

  • Type of Risk Strategist: Commercial Risk Strategist
  • Years of Experience: 46 years
  • What You Enjoy Most About Being a Risk Strategist: Identifying and evaluating risks with our clients and attempting to find satisfactory solutions.
  • What You Enjoy Doing Outside of Being a Risk Strategist: Spending time with my family (kids and eight grandkids), traveling, boating and golfing.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Lions