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Lorne Perry the 2017 recipient of Insurance person of the year
2017 recipient of the rising star award
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Lorne Perry the insurance person of the year 2017

2017 Insurance Person of the year

Lorne Perry

Port Moody Insurance

Lorne Perry was chosen by his peers for this distinction in recognition of his extensive leadership provincially and nationally. Lorne started his insurance broker career in 1976 working in brokerages in Quesnel, Prince George and Maple Ridge. In 1991, he moved to Port Moody Insurance, which is now part of the Intercity Group and InsureBC. Today, Lorne is a partner and manages six offices with seven locations.

Lorne joined the IBABC board in 2005. After serving as president in 2009-10, he went on to serve at the national level becoming president of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada in 2015-16. Lorne has represented insurance brokers on various committees and task forces. These include the IBAC/IBC Insurance to Value Working Group, chairing the Broker/ICBC Liaison Committee for a number of years, and serving on brokers’ councils with CNS and Wawanesa. Lorne also chaired the IBAC Natural Catastrophe Task Force. Lorne was a founding member of his local Kinsmen Club. He has coached and refereed hockey and football, and served on the boards of various local hockey associations. Lorne still plays Old Timers’ Hockey and is on the Board of Governors of their 12-team league.

Lorne and his wife Pat have two children and two grandchildren.

2017 Rising Star

Chelsea Fitzpatrick

CAIB PArk Insurance

Chelsea Fitzpatrick is a proud third-generation broker who began working part-time at Park Insurance in 2010 while completing her university degree. Chelsea earned her CAIB designation, completed the Producer Development Program, and is nearing completion of her Certificate of Advanced Leadership with the Sauder School of Business. Chelsea has continued to develop her skillset by progressively taking on more responsibility at the brokerage. Earlier this year, Chelsea was appointed VP of Operations at Park Insurance.

Chelsea volunteers with WICC and community events including the Michael Cuccione Foundation. As a Blue Goose member, she also recently chaired the A.Z. Delong Golf Tournament and founded their month of caring.

Chelsea and her husband Gabe have a young daughter and are expecting a new addition, due January 2018.

Chelsea Fitzpatrick salute BC's 2017 rising star