Randolph J. Ayers, RHU ., President started in 1976 as an independent insurance agent in a small town. He has had continued success both as a sales leader but also as a leader of other insurance professionals. He was the ‘95-’96 President of the Columbus Association of Health Underwriters and the 2002-2003 President of the Ohio Association of Health Underwriters. He has both the practical field sales and brokerage marketing experience as well as the acumen to deal with political leaders both on a local and national level.
John A. Dodd Jr., CLU CHFC RHU Vice President, John graduated in business administration from Ohio State in 1981. Started with Dodd Brokerage in the same year, becoming President in 1995. Appointed to the Ohio Health Reinsurance Board in 1992 by Governor Voinovich, and served as Chairman in 1998-99. Elected to the board of the Columbus Association of Health Underwriters in 2005, and served as President of CAHU in 2012-13 and President of the Ohio Association of Health Underwriters in 2018-19. He was awarded the OAHU Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.
Barbara J. Bartholomew is Operations VP of National United Brokers since 1992. She manages all proposal preparation, sold case processing, accounting and commission administration. Barbara serves as a liaison with our many carriers
Suzanne McClain, President National United Medicare Advisors. With her many years of experience in the Medicare area, Suzanne is a great referral point for our brokers, financial planners and others looking to refer clients coming into Medicare. She has just published a book “Medicare Stories” which is a great read for those seeking information away from the internet!
Steve Fate , Vice President, Large Group Sales.has an extensive career background of working with large employer groups. Steve came to NUB in 2012, after founding Educators Consulting Services in 2000 and has 22 years of prior experience in insurance sales, as well as establishing and maintaining valuable relationships. Steve provides oversight to help agents compete in the large group market. His experience in that area and thorough knowledge of self-funded products make him a valuable resource. Steve also leads 1st Point of Contact, NUB’s benefit administration portal. Steve has two children and loves traveling, hiking and sailing.
Shelly Beckman is responsible for processing all agent licensing and agent commissions.
Leslie Daniels assists with proposal preparation, and agent & company communication.
Susan Maynard is responsible for individual sold case processing, policy service and renewal quoting for existing clients. She works closely with our administrative staff, agents and the underwriters to assure timely case acceptance. Additionally, Susan assures that all service issues are resolved.
Tina Frazier started in health insurance in 1988 at John Hancock processing medical claims. Since the she has become excellent at claims assistance and customer service. For the past 15 years she has worked more with large group, self-funded claims and administrative issues.
Wendy Listebarger has over 14 years experience in the insurance industry and came to N.U.B. along with John Dodd. She is responsible for Individual Rating, assists with sold case processing and policy service.
Ellie White is or Receptionist and is a Customer Service Representative for The First Point of Contact. She has been heading up our Administrative system and works closely with the agents, employer benefit administrators and our carriers in order to get existing groups set up to manage their employees enrollment and benefits.
Jim Nicholakis, RHU REBC began his insurance career as an independent agent in 1981. In 1986, he joined American Community Mutual and served in Regional and State Director positions with the company. Upon leaving American Community, Jim held marketing positions with Assurant Health and Significa Insurance Group. Jim is well known to the brokerage community in Ohio for his expertise in health insurance contracts.
Larry Link recently merged his agency with National United Brokers. Larry has been an active member of the Central Ohio insurance community for many years. He is a past board member of CAHU and served as state leg Chair for OAHU. He is an avid sports fan and knows more about hockey than most Canadians!
Alexa Schoonover is our new Brokerage Sales Coordinator. Alexa graduated in 2020 from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. She will be working with our small group department and special marketing projects.