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team.

Executives

Office Locations

Emmett Hall

Producer
ehall@pentarisk.com

Jamie Bailey

Senior Risk Control Consultant
jbailey@pentarisk.com

Brittany Beck

Account Manager – Commercial Insurance
bbeck@pentarisk.com

Evan Brennan

Senior Claims Consultant
ebrennan@pentarisk.com

Katy Brownlow Colston

Office Director
kbrownlow@pentarisk.com

Paul Fly

Vice President of Risk Services
pfly@pentarisk.com

Walter Gunby, III

Account Manager – Commercial Insurance
wgunby@pentarisk.com

Avery Kenimer

Account Associate – Surety
akenimer@pentarisk.com

Carrie Key

Account Executive – Surety
ckey@pentarisk.com

Mary Vanderwerff

Account Manager – Claims
mvanderwerff@pentarisk.com

Nicole Corey

Claims Manager – Workers Compensation
ncorey@pentarisk.com

Matt Goltiao

Account Associate – Commercial Insurance
mgoltiato@pentarisk.com

Jeanne Jacobs

Account Executive – Benefits
jjacobs@pentarisk.com

Richard Lawler, MS, CSP, CPE, ARM, REA

Senior Safety Consultant
rlawler@pentarisk.com

Jody Nelson, CRIS

Account Manager – Commercial Insurance
jnelson@pentarisk.com

Charlene Reynolds, CRIS

Account Manager – Commercial Insurance
creynolds@pentarisk.com

Amanda Rodriguez

Office Manager
arodriguez@pentarisk.com

Lana Sifuentes

Account Manager – Benefits
lsifuentes@pentarisk.com

Laura Sadler

Account Executive – Commercial Insurance
lsadler@pentarisk.com
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Jim Untiedt, CPCU, ARM, CRIS

President

Office Address:
2033 Gateway Place,
Suite 150
San Jose, California
95110

Jim Untiedt, CPCU, ARM, CRIS

California President

Since 1982, Jim has provided Risk Management advice, business plan support, claim advocacy and insurance program negotiation for the construction and development industries. He is a member of United Contractors, CFMA and AGC and is a frequent speaker on insurance issues. Jim is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley with degrees in Economics and Political Science, and holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Risk Management Designation.

Jim is passionate about wine tasting, and frequently assembles friends, colleagues and clients to taste wine and to network.

Brad Lastinger

Senior Vice President

Office Address:
1870 The Exchange SE,
Suite 100,
Atlanta, GA
30339

Brad Lastinger

Senior Vice President

Brad has been in the insurance industry for 14 years as a producer for construction insurance and surety bonds.  His career in risk management began with Allied North America and later Aon Construction Services. After graduating with a BBA in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia in 1989, Brad worked for Hanson Aggregates as a District Sales Manager in northeast Georgia for 10 years. The relationships he developed during his career with Hanson opened many doors for Brad in the risk management industry. Known for his commitment to service, Brad takes much personal pride in understanding each client’s challenges, business goals, and their day to day business. Brad is also actively affiliated as an Associate Member of the Georgia Highway Contractors Association where he has served on their Board of Directors, Associated General Contractors of Georgia, and the Surety Association of Georgia.

Brad is an avid golfer, and enjoys spending time with his family. They are all avid supporters of University of Georgia Athletic Programs and especially like attending football games in the Fall. He also enjoys fishing trips to Florida a few times a year.

David Eades

Vice President

Office Address:
1870 The Exchange SE,
Suite 100,
Atlanta, GA
30339

David Eades

Vice President

David is responsible for managing and servicing the current client surety portfolio.  His responsibilities include handling relationship management duties on contract and commercial accounts, syndication and placement of surety contractor’s default risks, and regional marketing and sales. He takes the time to understand each client’s challenges and business goals to accurately assess their specific risks and create applicable solutions to earn their loyalty as a trusted advisor.

David’s experience spans over twenty years as both a Surety Underwriter, a Regional Surety Manager handling the Southeast Region and, then as a Strategic Surety Risk Advisor. In this capacity, he maintains strong relationships with owners, CPA’s, insurance markets, attorneys, and construction industry associations to ensure that his clients are aware of any trends or changes that would impact their business. David is actively affiliated as an Associate Member of the Georgia Highway Contractors Association, Associated General Contractors of Georgia, and the Surety Association of Georgia.

Woody Gayle

Vice President / Producer

Office Address:
1870 The Exchange SE,
Suite 100,
Atlanta, GA
30339

Woody Gayle

Producer

Woody Gayle is a producer in the Atlanta office of PentaRisk. Prior to starting his insurance career in 2012 he was a machine sales representative for Yancey Bros Caterpillar for 7 years, and before that was a territory manager for Georgia Pacific. Woody focuses on a wide variety of industries including commercial construction, manufacturing, Private equity ,real estate and staffing. He’s active with the Georgia Utility Contractors and Georgia Highway Contractors Associations.

Woody is a University of Georgia graduate with a BS in Consumer Economics. He is a member of Northside Methodist Church and serves as an advisory board member of the Shepherd Spinal Center and as a committee member for the annual Shepherd Cup. His favorite hobbies include UGA Football, playing golf, hunting, fishing and spending time with friends and family. Woody lives in Atlanta with his wife Catherine and their children, Charlotte and Jack.

Catherine Galbraith, CRIS

Director of Insurance Operations

Office Address:
1870 The Exchange SE,
Suite 100,
Atlanta, GA
30339

Catherine Galbraith, CRIS

Director of Insurance Operations

Catherine began her insurance career right out of college and has quickly risen to the role of Director of Insurance Operations in PentaRisk’s Georgia office.  In addition to overseeing the agency’s insurance operations, she is also the Account Executive for a large commercial insurance book of business. While she has experience in placing coverage for various lines of business, her focus is large, multi-faceted construction accounts. Catherine is dedicated to providing customized, quick and reliable customer service to all of her clients.  She received her Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation, and is working to obtain her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

 Catherine is a graduate of Mercer University and strives to learn something new every day. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and being outdoors.

Molly Stampher

Producer - Benefits

Office Address:
2033 Gateway Place,
Suite 150
San Jose, California
95110

Molly Stampher

Producer - Benefits

Molly comes to PentaRisk with over 28 years of broker experience in Employee Benefits, providing consultative analysis, advocacy and service to her clients. Industries include construction, bio-tech, retail, non-profit organizations, hi-tech, etc.

Molly is a native of Watsonville, California, and a graduate of Santa Clara University. She lives in San Jose with her husband, and Skypes with her far-flung family. Molly loves to travel, read, and needlepoint.

Cynthia Castellano

Senior Vice President

Office Address:
2033 Gateway Place,
Suite 150
San Jose, California
95110

Cynthia Castellano

Senior Vice President

As the former Insurance and Risk Manager for Granite Construction for seven years, and as an insurance broker for 16 years, Cindy is well versed on the issues contractors face on a daily basis. She provides practical solutions and personal service to our insurance clients as their Account Executive. Cindy is a graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in Business Administration and is a MENSA member.

Cindy enjoys cooking and entertaining at her home in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and plays a mean game of cribbage.

Greg Roush

Senior Vice President - Claims

Office Address:
2033 Gateway Place,
Suite 150
San Jose, California
95110

Greg Roush

Senior Vice President - Claims

Has over 25 years of experience managing and resolving claims from both the insurance carrier and broker perspectives. He provides practical solutions and is a client advocate in resolving and closing claims. Extensive litigation and construction defect experience. Greg is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Political Science.

Greg’s personal passion is travel, especially to the Atlantic states because of its history and various regional cultures.

Paul Jemmi

Producer

Office Address:
600 Spring Hill Ring
Suite 201
West Dundee, IL
60118

Paul Jemmi

Producer – Commercial Insurance

Paul Jemmi has spent the past 30 years working as a Real Estate Insurance Specialist. His first position in the industry was a Catastrophe Claim Adjuster for Nationwide Insurance. After 2 years he moved into underwriting and production. Paul was Senior Vice President and Founder/Director of the Habitational Risk Unit of one of the largest publicly traded insurance firms in the world. He brought is senior management and sales experience to Pentarisk. Paul has delivered to his colleagues and clients the professionalism of servicing over 500,000 residential units. Mr. Jemmi works closely with his partners in many of the Pentarisk offices and other professionals in the business.