Medallion is an independent insurance broker, providing home and auto insurance exclusively to First Responders. We shop insurance for you. Working with our broad network of insurers, we find you the best product at the best price.

About Us

Formerly D.A. Kurt Insurance Brokers, Medallion has over 50 years of experience in the competitive insurance industry. Long time advocates of First Responder Associations, Medallion currently provides service to over 35 Police, Firefighter and RCMP Associations from all corners of Ontario representing over 10,000 members.

We don’t stand alone. As a division of McFarlan Rowlands, Medallion is backed by one of Ontario’s largest independent insurance brokerages.

Through McFarlan Rowlands, Medallion can deliver on all your insurance needs. Whether it is commercial, farm, or life insurance, we’ve got you covered.

Our Vision & Values

We meet our members’ individual needs by providing them with a broad range of flexible and competitively designed insurance coverage, which ensures their peace of mind.
We provide responsive, personalized, and professional service to all clients while constantly striving to enhance their customer service experience and exceeding their expectations.
We provide expertise and dedication by attracting and retaining highly-trained and knowledgeable staff that are always on the leading edge of changes in the industry.
We effectively advocate for our members in the event of a claim and to ensure fair treatment from their insurance company.
We strive to be a good corporate citizen within the communities we serve by maintaining a positive community identity.
We maintain a strong industry presence by partnering with leading companies in the insurance business in order to effectively advocate for our members.

Meet The Team

Sarah Heiser

Director, Group Operations

Sarah is a licensed insurance broker with more than 20 years in the insurance industry. Sarah has extensive experience managing teams spanning from Group Insurance to Mutual Insurance, to Marketing and Branding.

Sarah values community involvement; having volunteered with National Service Dogs, Waterloo Region Food Bank, and various youth mental health initiatives.

Sarah maintains designations as a Certified Insurance Professional and Risk Management Certificate.

Joey McRae

Operations Manager

Joey is a licensed insurance broker with more than 20 years in the insurance industry. He has extensive experience managing personal lines teams. Joey prides himself on being a strong advocate for all client’s needs.

Joey is actively involved in the community and gives back as a volunteer minor hockey coach. In his free time he can always be found at an arena.

Donna Kurt

Advertising and Marketing Manager

Donna has been a Registered Insurance Broker for over thirty years. A cornerstone to the D.A. Kurt brand, Donna has maintained roles in many avenues of the business including administrative, claims, sales and most recently, advertising and marketing.

Donna is driven by building and maintaining relationships and presenting solutions to her clients that will provide everlasting peace of mind on what matters most.

People are at the core of Donna’s success and she has enjoyed supporting our Members throughout the years by showing them building a relationship of trust is crucial to helping them maintain their well being.

Alex Sasic

Account Executive

Alex is a Registered Insurance Broker with over 15 years of experience working exclusively in group insurance for First Responders. Alex thrives on finding the proper insurance coverage to protect your home and auto. Problem solving is an area Alex excels at. Alex has spent most of his career at Medallion (formerly D.A. Kurt), providing excellent service to our members and finding out solutions to every unique risk that comes across his desk.

Beki Bergeron

Account Executive

Beki is a Registered Insurance Broker with 20-years of experience in the Insurance Industry. Through her years in the business, Beki has gained experience in a range of roles ranging from independent broker to sales management. Beki’s goal is to ensure that your insurance purchase is as painless as possible.  She is known for her extensive knowledge of our products and willingness to do all she can to provide you with the best customer service possible.

Beki backs up her extensive insurance continuing education courses with a B.A. (Hons) in political science.

Andrew Walkey

Account Executive

Andrew is a Registered Insurance Broker with seven years of experience selling and servicing home and auto insurance policies to his clients.

Andrew’s interest in insurance comes honestly, as he comes from a family of insurance professionals whose expertise range from home, auto, commercial and business sales.

Andrew enjoys helping Medallion Group Members compare options to ensure they are getting the best coverage at the best rate. He is driven to work with you to assess personal needs and make impartial recommendations that ultimately provide outstanding solutions to your insurance needs. Andrew is committed to serving Members to the highest standards and building a more sustainable and stronger business through innovative thinking guided by core values.

Jay Aquino

Account Executive

Jay is a registered insurance broker with over 35 years of experience in personal lines insurance.

Jay’s goal is to tailor the insurance policy to the individual client’s need, while still providing the best coverage and rates.  

Jay developed his knowledge of insurance working alongside his father, operating their family insurance brokerage in Northwestern Ontario. From there, he joined McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers where he has spent the last 17 years providing exceptional customer service to his clients.

Lynn Beaulieu

Account Executive

Miche Rancourt

Account Executive

Carolyn Keenan

Member Servies Consultant

Carolyn is a Registered Insurance Broker with ten years’ experience. Carolyn was inspired to become a registered Broker after occupying administrative roles with ambition to use  her skills and build on the knowledge gained to provide better service with her clients’ best interests in mind. Carolyn is driven to provide guidance in what can often be seen as a complicated industry. Client peace of mind encourages Carolyn to always strive towards delivering excellent service to our Members.

Jake Braun

Member Services Consultant

David Elliott

Member Services Consultant

Dave is a licensed insurance broker who works with our members to address their insurance needs with the highest quality of service. He is known for his understanding, pressure free and friendly manner. Dave always puts his member’s interest and comfort first.

Dave started his insurance career on Medallion’s Customer Care Team, which gave him experience in fast paced, customer orientated situations. Dave is passionate about assisting people. His education and background in real estate, banking and legal matters, provided him with many transferable skills that have helped him in his insurance career.

Danikka Frey

Member Services Consultant

Danikka is a licensed insurance broker who works with our members to ensure their insurance needs are being met with the highest quality of service. Danikka’s strong listening skills, prove to be a strong advocate on your behalf.

Danikka started her insurance career in claims, which provided experience in fast paced, highly stressful situations. Her passion for assisting people and education in social work has helped drive Danikka in her insurance career.

Danikka holds a BA in Arts and in Social Work from the University of Waterloo. She is actively pursuing her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation.

Association Relationship

Medallion partners with First Responder Associations to provide your members with preferred pricing and exclusive advantages on insurance. Contact us for more information on how we can work together on special offerings unique to First Responders.

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