OUR TEAM

Elma FriendElma Friend
With over 31 years of experience in the Health Insurance Industry, Elma loves to help her clients. In her spare time, she also loves to camp, hike and spend time with her husband as well as spoil her 4 beautiful grandchildren.
Elma can be reached at 503.659.5566 or elmafriend@wvbenefits.com
 

Wendy ShawWendy Shaw
Wendy comes to the office with over 37 years of experience. She is incredibly knowledgeable about the Medicare industry. Her mission is to educate people about their Medicare choices. Wendy is happily married, has two wonderful children, loves to read and play with their darling dogs; Pancho and Gabi.
Wendy can be reached at 503.659.5566 or wendyshaw@wvbenefits.com

Heidi DulayHeidi Dulay
We imagine everyone has met or talked with Heidi. Heidi has been part of WVB, Inc. family since 2007. She is a great resource to everyone she comes in contact with and is a trusted member of the WVB, Inc. staff. Heidi loves spending time with her family and is soaking up every moment of her active, young daughter’s energy and enthusiasm.
Heidi can be reached at 503.659.5566 or heididulay@wvbenefits.com

Barb JohnsonBarb Johnson
When you call or visit our office the first person you are most likely to hear or see is our front desk receptionist Barbara Johnson. Barb has been an integral part of our team since 2011. She brings a wealth of health care industry knowledge to her position. Barb enjoys cooking, reading and traveling in her free time.
Barb can be reached at 503.659.5566 or barbjohnson@wvbenefits.com

Jessica SchultJessica Schult
Jessica is a sales representative and is available to assist our clients with questions about their insurance benefits. With over 6 years of experience she is a great help for our clients and they love working with her! Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, fixing up their home and playing with their dogs Connor and Nova.
Jessica can be reached at 503.659.5566 or at jessicaschult@wvbenefits.com

Ginny McNeilyGinny McNeily
Ginny has had many years helping her clients with their Medicare and Individual insurance choices. Her clients love her and know that she will be there when they call.
Ginny can be reached at 503.807.4088 or ginnymcneily@wvbenefits.com

Tressa MooreTressa Moore
Since 2007 Tressa has helped her clients with Medicare/Individual insurance. When working with her, you will find she takes the extra time to ensure you are comfortable with the decision you make. She loves to hear from her clients where she can maintain a long-lasting relationship with them. Tressa has two young adult daughters and in her free time enjoys exploring Oregon with all its beautiful scenic mountains, while hunting, fishing, hiking, and visiting the Pacific Ocean.
Tressa can be reached at 503.810.2500 or tressa_moore@comcast.net

Margret Huling, CLUMargret Huling, CLU
With over 40 years’ experience in the life and health insurance industry, Margaret brings a wealth of knowledge to the Medicare marketplace. She loves helping people understand the often-confusing world of Medicare, so they can make good decisions about their coverage. Margaret has been happily married to Bob since age 23, and they love spending their spare time RVing at the beach and the dessert. She is always only a phone call or email away when someone needs help.
Margaret can be reached at 503.260.3071 or mmhuling@comcast.net

Becky ScaccoBecky Scacco
Becky has been in the insurance industry since 2008. She specializes in Medicare. She spends time making sure you understand the choices you have and will guide you to the one that is your best fit. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, time with her family and volunteering within the community.
Becky can be reached at 503.380.0911 or bdscacco@comcast.net

Kira KarlingerKira Karlinger
Kira started with us in 2015 and is a wonderful Customer Service representative for all who call. She is happy to help answer questions about your plan as well. She enjoys drawing, listening to music, and teaching tricks to her year-old pup named Tidus. She and her husband like to try new hobbies together and discovered that they both enjoy rollerblading and going to car shows!
Kira can be reached at 503.659.5566 or kirakarlinger@wvbenefits.com

Kim BuczkowskiKim Buczkowski
Kim joined us in 2015. Her passion for customer service drives her to find the very best for her Medicare clients. Kim has been married for over 30 years and has two grown children . Her favorite things include swimming, dancing ,laughing with friends and family and going to the beach with her husband and dog Clifford.
Kim can be reached at 503-799-4106 or kimbuc@frontier.com

Samantha KendleSamantha Kendle
Samantha is our Customer Service Representative, who is also a licensed Sales Agent. She enjoys helping everyone with their insurance related questions and concerns. She is a native Oregonian who likes traveling, spending time with family and her new puppy Jack. Samantha is looking forward to continuing her education in the ever-changing world of insurance.
Samantha can be reached at 503-659-5566 or samanthakendle@wvbenefits.com

Amy SchollAmy Scholl
Amy is a licensed sales agent who joined us in 2016. She is focused on serving her customers so that they have the best option that fits their insurance needs. Amy enjoys working with all of her WVB clients and loves the connections she’s made. She spends her free time with her husband and three young children, who keep her busy outside of the office.
Amy can be reached at 503-781-4013 or amyschollwvb@gmail.com

Peggy LawsonPeggy Lawson
As a registered dietitian, Peggy uses her healthcare and chronic disease management experience to assist clients in finding the appropriate and affordable insurance. Prior to earning her Life and Health insurance license, she worked with healthcare professionals in home care, long term care and hospital systems.
Peggy can be reached at 503-939-0795 or peggy@peggylawson.com

Kelly GunsulKelly Gunsul
Kelly joined Willamette Valley Benefits in 2017 as a Medicare Consultant based in Bend, Oregon; however, has worked in the insurance industry since 2011 in large group sales and account management. When Kelly’s not helping her Medicare clients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters and is active when it comes to biking, hiking, running, volunteering and cheering for the Portland Trail Blazers, Oregon Ducks and Portland Timbers.
Kelly can be reached at 503-.720-0581 or kelly.e.gunsul@gmail.com

Beth BearmanBeth Bearman
New to the team in January 2018, Beth is a licensed agent who specializes in Medicare. She brings industry experience as well as a diverse career background in supporting community members. Her passion to educate and demystify Medicare makes her an energetic advocate for her clients. Beth came to Oregon 20 years ago, for the rain and tall trees. She still appreciates Southern things like a perfectly baked pecan pie and college football but has adapted to all that Oregon has to offer. She enjoys photography, hiking in Forest Park and spending time with her family.
Beth can be reached at 503-477-6878 or beth.bearman@outlook.com

Jamie VisticaJamie Vistica
Jamie joined WVB in 2018. She comes to us with many years of Customer Service experience and is a valuable asset to our team. She is excited to start assisting all of our clients with their questions. Jamie enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Lexi.
Jamie can be reached at 503-659-5566 or jamievistica@wvbenefits.com