About

The McConville Omni Team

Experienced. Enthusiastic. Engaged.

Meet our team... or as we like to say... your team. When you choose McConville Omni, your insurance purchase is backed by a commitment by our entire team to ensure that the coverage we recommend is right for you. You get the best insurance products delivered with personalized service... and always with a smile.


Meet Our Leadership Team

Ed Meiering

I consider it my responsibility to help each staff member feel great when they go home each evening. Working together to make this a reality is what drives me each and every day.

  • CEO

    Ed is the CEO, but he also our biggest cheerleader. He is leveraging his unique past experiences in a brokerage and multiple insurance companies to create an extremely strong internal environment. Ed's charisma and drive can be felt by anyone in the office and it is his constant positivity and curiosity that keep us learning, growing and challenging the status quo. He can be found camping and coaching volleyball when he's not at work.

Bettina Urban

I get to help shape the culture and define the strategies that will grow our business and make us one of the best places to work and buy insurance from … that’s pretty incredible!

  • Manager, HR & Operations

    Bettina is our Human Resources and Operations Manager. She is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and has over 15 years of experience in both her role and the insurance industry. Bettina is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association and sits on the HR Committee for the Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region.

Michelle Morant

I love helping people and giving businesses the feeling that their hard work is protected. Whether it’s our staff or our clients, I am always interested in finding the best and most efficient solution that suits their needs

  • Manager, Commercial Ops

    Michelle is our Manager of Commercial Operations. She has over 14 years of experience in the insurance industry and has been with McConville Omni for over 9 years. Michelle is a graduate of Fanshawe College’s Business Insurance program and is a Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario. In her spare time, Michelle hangs out with her two young boys and loves to play soccer.

Allison Pollington

I love to be able to help people; whether it's employees, vendors, or our carriers. My role is a critical one where I provide information that is vital to making sound business decisions.

  • Corporate Controller

    Allison is our Corporate Controller and she has over 15 years of accounting experience. She is a graduate of Western University and holds both her CPA and CGA. She is currently enrolled in the Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification program from the Canadian Payroll Association. Allison is an avid animal lover and has a cat even though she is allergic!

John Brennan, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

John Brennan

I love working with clients, getting to know them and making sure their insurance needs are looked after. I love helping people!

  • Commercial Lines Sales Manager

    John is a Commercial Lines Sales Manager with over 23 years of experience in commercial insurance. John also has 14 years of experience running auto dealerships and 3 years in public accounting, and is a Certified Risk Manager. He is the incoming president of The London Club and is a member of the Directors Club of London. John specializes in the manufacturing, construction, retail and agri-business sectors.

Ken Rush

Insurance is the avenue for me to meet a large variety of people from all walks of life to do what I enjoy most - provide real tangible help and assistance.

  • Manager, Personal Lines

    Ken is our Personal Lines Manager and has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and 16 years with McConville Omni. Ken oversees our personal lines department and ensures its operational clarity and profitability. Insurance is Ken’s fourth career, but his long-time passions are running and coaching baseball. Ken is a proud grandpa to many grandchildren.

Wendy Maxwell-Smith

I feel respected and valued for what I bring to my job. The encouragement to come up with my own ideas and to be able to provide input to the team is very important to me. My job is beyond interesting and I am very passionate about what I do.

  • Supervisor, Personal Lines

    Wendy is a Personal Lines Supervisor with over 14 years of experience. Wendy leads a team of brokers and support staff. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Western University and obtained her Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario license in 2005. In her spare time, Wendy enjoys playing on her co-ed softball team and spending lots of time with her family.

Kate Gruetzner

The work I get to do is fast-paced and always gives me the chance to learn something new. The team I work with is constantly thinking of new ways to help our clients & it is very inspiring!

  • Supervisor, Personal Lines

    Kate is a Personal Lines Supervisor with over 5 years of experience in the insurance industry. Kate leads a team of brokers and support staff. She has a Bachelor of Management & Organizational Studies with a specialization in Finance from Western University. Kate is also actively involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area in her spare time.

David Cox

Insurance can be a complex and complicated necessity for many people. I get great pleasure out of helping people understand their coverages and insurance needs.

  • Supervisor, Commercial Ops

    Dave is a Customer Service Broker in Commercial Lines and also the Commercial Operations Supervisor. He oversees the Commercial Operations Specialists while maintaining his broker duties. Dave received his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation in 2012 and is a graduate of Fanshawe’s Business Insurance program.

Angie Ronholm

My job lets me use both my technical skills and business knowledge to ensure that we have the right tools and technology to support and enable our business goals. I love using technology to help solve business problems!

  • Business Systems Specialist

    Angie is our Business Systems Specialist. She specializes in our IT systems and linking technology to operations. Angie has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry and oversees our administrative staff. Angie is a Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker and was previously focused on Personal Lines insurance. Angie is a big Disney fan and goes with her family every-other Christmas.

Dave Sproul

I get to work within my community to help protect the local businesses and farms. It is great knowing my neighbours are protected through the work I do. 

  • Account Manager

    Dave is an Account Manager working with our Goderich, Clinton, and Lucknow clients. He has extensive knowledge in the agriculture insurance sector and has been insuring farms for many years. 


Meet Our Sales Team

Steve Cox, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Steve Cox

Getting to go out and meet new people and really learn about their business is what I enjoy most. Knowing that I can help protect an entire business from financial disaster.

  • Corporate & Commercial Division

    Steve is a Commercial Account Manager with over 25 years of experience. He is a founding partner of the former Omni Insurance Brokers, our merging partner in 2015. Steve is a graduate of Western University’s Business Economics program, is a Certified Risk Manager from the University of Toronto and is a Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker. He specializes in corporate risk and commercial business.

Chris DiPietro, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Chris DiPietro

I enjoy the people I work with and that as we grow it still feels like family. In a difficult market like we are experiencing now, being able to find solutions for my clients is always rewarding.

  • Account Manager

    Chris is a Commercial Account Manager with over 27 years of experience. Chris specializes in insurance for Condominium Corporations and Restoration Contractors, but has experience with insurance across the commercial spectrum. He is an active member in the London Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute. Chris’s experience and passion for customer service has resulted in many life-time clients and friends. 

Brad Beer, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Brad Beer

What I really like about my job is how diversified it is. My book of business takes me to an automotive dealership one day, and to a manufacturing plant the next; no two days are ever the same.

  • Account Manager

    Brad is a Commercial Account Manager with over 20 years of expereince in commercial insurance. Brad specializes in protecting developers and contractors and oversees the Marsh Coverage and Protection Program (CAP) for Automotive Dealerships. He is very active in the London community and is involved with the London Health Sciences Foundation Board of Directors and sits on the Membership Committee for the London Hunt & Country Club. In his spare time, Brad is an OHL League Supervisor and has been involved with the organization as a former referee.

Doug Schofield, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Doug Schofield

I love my job because of the people I work with on a daily basis. There are new challenges and innovations in the insurance industry all the time. I enjoy the diversity of my clients, their needs and the ways I can help protect them.

  • Account Manager

    Doug is a Commercial Account Manager with over 20 years of insurance experience. Doug specializes in commercial reality and automotive, as well as the marine industry. Doug is a graduate of Western University and is involved in the London Community. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Jason Potts, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Jason Potts

I love the people, the commercial team, the experience and support. As well, the wide range of clients we assist motivates me every day.

  • Account Manager

    Jason is a Commercial Account Manager with over 8 years of experience. He specializes in understanding and advising small and medium-sized businesses on their insurance needs. Jason enjoys tackling big-picture problems, and always attempts to find the best solution, not just the right one.

Terry Potts, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Terry Potts

I've met so many interesting people in my many years with the same insurance brokerage. I truly enjoy assisting clients in understanding what their insurance is about.

  • Account Manager

    Terry is a Commercial Account Manager with 46 years of experience and he has been with McConville Omni for 44 years. Terry specializes in residential condos and commercial reality. He was a long time member of the Parish Council of his church and has been Treasurer for many years. Terry's approach is personal and he prides himself on the lasting relationships he builds.

Dan Damico, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Dan D'Amico

The people are what make my job great! Working with my clients (both new and old) is what I enjoy most about my role. Building strong relationships and being a trusted advisor matters most to me. My clients know that I have their best interest in mind, and that they can call me anytime.

  • Account Manager

    Dan is a Commercial Account Manager that has been with McConville Omni for 17 years. He specializes is heavy construction but is well-versed in all types of commercial coverage. Dan prides himself on delivering customized and personal service to his clients. Dan spends his free time coaching his son’s soccer team and spending a lot of time with family.

Sherry Zimmer, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Sherry Zimmer

Of all the roles in the insurance industry, I chose to be a broker. I love all the interesting people I meet and really enjoy being able to help protect their businesses from unexpected losses like fire or theft.

  • Account Manager

    Sherry is an Account Manager with over 16 years of insurance experience, earning several designations . She works with various small to mid-sized businesses with a focus on small contractors and also manages a national insurance program for veterinarians. Sherry understands that each business is unique and is committed to finding the right solutions for her client’s individual needs.

Royston Fernandes, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Royston Fernandes

I enjoy coming to work knowing not every day is the same. I look forward to meeting new people, learning their business, and putting together insurance solutions that gives them peace of mind.

  • Account Manager

    Royston is a Commercial Account Manager with over 10 years of experience. He has experience in a wide variety of industries and focuses on non-profit groups, commercial auto and garage insurance. Royston’s attention to detail, willingness to learn new industries and professionalism has driven his success.

Dave Wallace, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Dave Wallace

What I love about my job is the people I work with, the clients, my co-workers and the company underwriters. It’s all about the people.

  • Account Manager

    Dave is a Commercial Account Manager with over 33 years of experience. Dave was a sailmaker for a dozen years in Toronto. He went right into insurance afterwards. Dave joined McConville Omni in 1988 and specializes in high tech, the life sciences and commercial property. Dave is a Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker. 

Chris Tower, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Chris Tower

My flexible work schedule allows for me to have a great work-life balance, while best servicing my clients by being available at all times by phone or email.

  • Account Manager

    Chris is a Commercial Account Manager with over 5 years of experience. He works at our St. Thomas office and is an active member of the St Thomas and Elgin Home Builders Association. Chris’s specialties include construction and craft breweries, in addition to the various local businesses he works with.

Matt Sharpe, Commercial Lines Account Manager, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Matt Sharpe

Every day is different. Helping people from all different backgrounds and generations, all at different points in life. Protecting these customers brings me joy.

  • Account Manager

    Matt is a Commercial Account Manager that has been in the insurance industry for over 15 years. He is located in our St. Thomas office. He began his career in Personal Lines and has transitioned into Commercial Lines, resulting in an in-depth and expansive knowledge base. Matt is also heavily involved in the St Thomas community. 

Cyndi Spence, Personal Lines Customer Service Broker, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Cyndi Spence

I love that my job allows me to use my skills and knowledge to help our clients.

  • Customer Service Broker

    Cyndi is a Personal Lines Customer Service Broker. She has almost 30 years of experience in insurance and has been with McConville Omni for 25 years. She is a Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario and specializes in high-value property. Cyndi is a long-time Londoner who is very family oriented. She has two sons, both of who attend Western University and she loves to travel, especially to the Caribbean.

Sarah Casey, Personal Lines Customer Service Broker, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Sarah Casey

Working at McConville Omni gives me the opportunity to have a positive impact on people's lives and make a difference every day!

  • Customer Service Broker

    Sarah is a Personal Lines Customer Service Broker. She has 8 years of experience in the insurance industry. Sarah is a graduate of Fanshawe College’s Business Insurance program. Sarah enjoys travelling with her family and spending time outdoors.

Angela Von Wagner, Personal Lines Customer Service Broker, McConville Omni Insurance Brokers in London, Ontario

Angela Van Wagner

I really do enjoy helping others. While there can be similar problems, each customer sees things differently, and working with them is a unique experience. I take satisfaction knowing I was able to solve the problem, and they are grateful.

  • New Business Specialist

    Angela is a New Business Specialist for Personal Lines. She has over 15 years of insurance experience. Angela has worked at both our St. Thomas and London offices. Angela prides herself on delivering excellent customer service to all of her clients. In her spare time, Angela is a coach and sits on the board for the St Thomas Express Volleyball Club.

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Brian Dyck

Every day is different. Helping people protect their assets, and the social aspect makes every day interesting and enjoyable.

  • Account Manager

    Brian has been in the insurance industry since 1993, and specializes in Commercial Auto and Habitational Insurance. Based out of our Clinton office, Brian enjoys the community aspect as it is the town he grew up in and now lives with his wife and two children. He enjoys time with friends and family, and can be found at the cottage or out on the boat during his time off. 

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