Welcome to the Insurance Advisor team! Our dedicated insurance professionals are here to help you navigate the complex world of insurance and find the coverage that best fits your needs. We understand that every person and business has unique insurance requirements, and we take pride in tailoring our solutions to meet your specific needs.

Our team of insurance experts have years of experience in the industry and are well-versed in the latest products and coverage options. Whether you’re looking for personal insurance, business insurance, or a combination of both, we have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the process. We take a personal approach to insurance and will take the time to understand your needs and goals. Our goal is to provide you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing you and your assets are protected.

Don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule an appointment and see how we can help you find the right coverage at the right price.

Adam Biancaniello

Adam Biancaniello

Business Dev. Manager
D: 905-735-1469
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 275
E: abiancaniello@bcminsurance.com

Adam Biancaniello is the Business Development Manager at BCM Insurance Company. He holds an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation and an OTL Insurance license.

Acknowledged for his excellence in leadership, Adam has led various teams to success through mentorship and coaching. He has an extensive experience in risk management with a track record of growing companies through increased sales. When not at work, Adam is either training at the gym, working on his motorcycles, or by the lake at the cottage.

Mary Bacher

Mary Bacher

Sales Team Lead
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 201
E: mbacher@bcminsurance.com

Mary Bacher started in insurance, by chance, at a State Farm Agency for many years. Mary made the transition to the Mutuals in 2009 as an Insurance Agent. Mary’s role developed from Agent to Sales Manager, to later becoming the COO with the responsibility of overseeing the insurance operations of the company, as well as executive responsibilities for Human Resources. Mary lives in Haldimand County with her husband Howie, has 2 grown children and five grandchildren. Away from the office, Mary enjoys spending time with her family, long motorcycle tours, and camping.

Claudia Pierson

Claudia Pierson

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1285
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 255
E: cpierson@bcminsurance.com

Claudia joined BCM Insurance in 1974 as one of only two employees at the head office. In 1994 she joined the sales team as an agent. Claudia loves the history of BCM Insurance and the mutual insurance story. She takes great pride in sharing this history and in providing the best possible services to all of her policyholders.

Sierra Picton

Sierra Picton

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1488
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 292
E: spicton@bcminsurance.com

Sierra was born and raised in the Niagara Region.  After leaving a career in fitness and health after 10 years, she started in the insurance industry in 2020. She has been dedicated to servicing her policyholders as an agent at BCM Mutual Insurance since 2021. She enjoys touring the local wineries, running, and traveling worldwide.

Christa Nixon

Christa Nixon, CIP

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1365
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 257
E: cnixon@bcminsurance.com

Christa grew up on a Dairy Farm in Niagara on the Lake, she graduated from the University of Guelph with a BSc. Env. Working in an isolated lab she realized she needed the job satisfaction of dealing with and helping people. Seeing the opportunity at BCM as an agent, she has never looked back. Christa strives to help clients understand their coverage and make dealing with an insurance company a more positive experience.

Matt Henderson

Matt Henderson, CIP

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1137
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 240
E: mhenderson@bcminsurance.com

Matt started with BCM in 2001 and has been enjoying his career with the company ever since. In addition to being passionate about insurance, Matt is also passionate about his family – though three teenagers can be testing… Matt also enjoys farming and anything with an engine.

Judi Black

Judi Black

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1128
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 252
E: jblack@bcminsurance.com

Judi grew up in Sutton, moving to Port Colborne at the age of 8 and spent most days at a riding stable, training/showing hunters. In 2001 she embarked in an insurance career, following the footsteps of her family, and enjoying the pleasure of helping her policy holders obtain peace of mind with the assets they’ve acquired. Joining BCM in 2014 was a wonderful opportunity for her to join a company where service to policy holders was their objective and complimented her business style. Judi now resides in Fonthill with her husband, son and her Saint Bernard dog.

Marc Savain

Marc Savain

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1318
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 241
E: msavain@bcminsurance.com

Marc grew up in Montreal and now lives in Welland, where he has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. He is a big fan of basketball and in his spare time, likes to relax with family or hit the golf course with friends to try and throw them off their game. Marc is also an active member of several non-profit organizations in the local community that assist seniors, children, and new immigrants.

Peter Wilding

Peter Wilding

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1122
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 242
E: pwilding@bcminsurance.com

Peter was born in England and emigrated to Canada in 1993 with his wife. His family now includes two sons and daughters-in-law. His work career in Canada has been spent entirely in the client service arena where he enjoys building relationships and trust with those he serves. He firmly believes in integrity as a standard for any business. An avid sports guy, he’ll also talk to you about sports anytime, especially the English Premier League.

Jennifer Ahlstedt

Jennifer Ahlstedt

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1447
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 299
E: jahlstedt@bcminsurance.com

Jennifer started in the insurance industry in 2007 and is dedicated to developing long term relationship with her policyholders. Jennifer was born and raised on a dairy farm in Cayuga and is now happy to be apart of the west Lincoln community where she lives on a horse farm with her husband and daughter. Jennifer spends her free time competing with her horses but never misses an opportunity volunteering at fundraisers & events within her community.

Kelly Grondin

Kelly Grondin

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1462
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 298
E: kgrondin@bcminsurance.com

Kelly started in the Insurance Industry in 2004 as an insurance Broker and transitioned to an Agent Role with BCM in 2021. Kelly is dedicated to servicing her clients promptly and efficiently.

Kelly was born and raised in Niagara as a country girl on a chicken farm, currently residing locally with 3 children and 2 Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Kenneth Lu

Kenneth Lu

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1123
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 206
E: klu@bcminsurance.com

Born and raised in the Toronto area, Ken moved to the Niagara Region to attend Brock University and discovered the diverse lifestyle that Niagara has to offer. During the off times, Ken enjoys camping, road trips and exploring what Canada has to offer. He also has a passion for anything automotive and working on vehicles.

Edwin Geyer

Eddie Geyer

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1254
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 204
E: egeyer@bcminsurance.com

Eddie, born and raised in Niagara, has spent time employed in different industries only to realize his aspiration of working in an industry where he can utilize his exceptional people skills and desire to meet and exceed client expectations. Eddie is known for going that extra mile to really understand his clients while making them feel comfortable and educated when making insurance related decisions. He is a proud father of 2 who enjoys football, coaching soccer and travelling.

Graham Coppel

Graham Coppel

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1436
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 295
E: gcoppel@bcminsurance.com

Graham started in the insurance industry in 2018, and joined the BCM team in April of 2022. Graham has brought his vast insurance knowledge to BCM along with his passion for assisting clients with their unique insurance needs. Graham was born and raised in St. Catharines, but left Niagara for 7 years to live in Western Canada. Graham has since returned to live in St. Catharines and enjoys spending his time golfing, hiking, cooking, and visiting with family and friends.

Daniel Cicchino

Daniel Cicchino

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1257
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 226
E: dcicchino@bcminsurance.com

Daniel Cicchino has been an insurance Agent at BCM Insurance for the past 6 years. He loves connecting with his clients and developing long-lasting relationships. Dan takes pride in providing his clients with elite customer service and continuously aspires to maintain his high level of retention.

Outside of work, Dan loves spending time with his family, has a passion for meteorology and talking anyone’s ear off about any of last night’s game. As a competitive individual who grew up in the Niagara Region with three siblings, sports always played a big role in his life. Feel free to give Dan a call about your insurance needs, or if you just want to talk sports… or the weather!

Heather Price

Heather Price

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1448
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 260
E: hprice@bcminsurance.com

Heather started her insurance career in 2005 she has worked in many roles which included Customer Service, Commercial lines, and Broker. She joined BCM Insurance in 2018 as an Agent bringing with her extensive knowledge in the industry. Heather has a passion for using her industry knowledge to help people with their insurance needs. Heather resides in Niagara with her husband, 3 children, 2 grandchildren and family furry friend.

Lisa Maves

Lisa Maves

Associate to Marc Savain
D: 905-735-1460
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 318
E: lmaves@bcminsurance.com

In 2021, Lisa was elated to be welcomed to the BCM team! With over 25 years experience, Lisa appreciates insurance isn’t exciting so being personable and helping policyholders understand how insurance can protect what they’ve worked hard for matters to her. Lisa is the proud mom of a Brock University student, a volunteer passionate about serving the community, and loves living in Niagara.

Diane McCarten

Diane McCarten

Associate to Daniel Cicchino and Christa Nixon
D: 905-735-1282
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 208
E: dmccarten@bcminsurance.com

Diane has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. In 2016, Diane became involved in the mutual insurance community. She started in a CSR role and was a key player assisting a Farm Specialist with a large farm book of business. Diane transitioned to an Insurance Advisor role and focused on personal lines sales and service. Through hard work and dedication, Diane was promoted to Sales Team Lead where she managed the sales team specializing in farm and commercial insurance. Most recently, Diane is excited about joining Team BCM to continue her work in providing excellent service to the BCM policyholders. Diane is from Hamilton, currently residing in Binbrook with her husband, son, daughter, dog, and cat. Summertime months are her favourite, whether is it camping or cottaging it is always spent with her family and friends outdoors.

Diane McCarten

Ed Whittaker

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1238
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 209
E: ewhittaker@bcminsurance.com

Ed started in the Insurance Industry in 2017 as an Insurance Broker and transitioned to an Agent Role in 2019. Ed strives to educate his clients about their coverage so they can make the best decision possible. Ed has lived in St. Catharines since 2008 where he currently resides with his wife and 3 dogs. Outside of work, Ed enjoys golfing, cooking, watching hockey, and travel.

Tristan Sweeney-Hendricks

Tristan Sweeney-Hendricks

Insurance Advisor
D: 905-735-1329
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 198
E: tshendricks@bcminsurance.com

Born and raised in the Toronto area, Tristan has since traded in the big city for the small-town charm of Beamsville. He joined BCM in 2023 and is passionate about exceeding client expectations, utilizing a fresh perspective to drive positive results with unwavering dedication and enthusiasm. Tristan is always committed to educating his policyholders about their insurance options and providing the most appropriate coverages to suit their needs.  Outside of work, Tristan takes pleasure in exploring all of life’s adventures with his spouse and young son, taking full advantage of what the Niagara Region has to offer. He also enjoys golfing, camping, cooking up new recipes and catching the Leaf’s game whenever he can

Dawn Morris

Dawn Morris

Associate to Matt Henderson
D:905-735-1359
P: 905-735-1234 Ext. 244
E: dmorris@bcminsurance.com

Dawn joined the insurance world in 2015 as a customer service representative, she then progressed into an underwriting role. Most recently Dawn has transitioned into the agency world and joined the BCM team. Dawn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new role.

Outside the office, Dawn enjoys spending time with her family along with tackling some daunting home renovations – usually the end results are victorious.