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Milene Plisko

Farmers Insurance District Manager

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About the District

Our District revolves around our vision and goals. These beliefs provide us with a unified clear understanding of our purpose as a Farmers Agency Owner in our District. I know if we adhere to our vision and meet our goals, we will be successful. I will work with you in goal setting and be your mentor in following our vision.

Meet My Staff

Danielle Pelc, District Recruiting Manager

(734) 464-4806

danielle.mplisko@farmersagency.com

Danielle has been with Farmers® since January 2013. She is responsible for sourcing, screening, and selecting candidates who have the desire, skill set and means to build their own Farmers Insurance Agency. Her role also includes finding and screening candidates for Agency staff positions; this includes AP’s, Marketers, and CSR’s. In addition, Danielle assists Agents, their staff members, and potential Agent candidates as they go through the licensing process. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, specializing in Human Resources from Eastern Michigan University.  

Jeff Moore, LUTCF, District Sales Manager

(734) 464-4806

jeff.mplisko@farmersagency.com

Jeff has been with Farmers® since February 2013. He is responsible for the training and development of Reserve and Career Agents. Jeff coordinates all aspects of taking a new hire through the Reserve Agent Program, and then monitors and mentors the Career Agents into Full Time Agent status.  He also is involved in the recruiting process as well as being the District SIMS Specialist. Jeff has over 25 years in the insurance industry (7 as an agent and 18 in Field Sales Management). He is licensed in P&C and L&H and also holds the Life Underwriting Training Council Fellowship (LUTCF) designation. Jeff is a graduate of Michigan State University.  

Brianna Burish, District Marketing Specialist

(734) 464-4806

brianna.mplisko@farmersagency.com

Brianna has been with Farmers® since February of 2013. She is a dedicated resource supporting all things marketing. Her areas of support include Agency Marketing, Community Events, Hearsay Social, tradeshows and training markets. Brianna also works as the Recruiting Coordinator, and is a graduate from Eastern Michigan University, with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Human Resources concentration. 

Laura Wooten, Customer Service Manager

(734) 464-4806

Jeff has been with Farmers® since February 2013. He is responsible for the training and development of Reserve and Career Agents. Jeff coordinates all aspects of taking a new hire through the Reserve Agent Program, and then monitors and mentors the Career Agents into Full Time Agent status.  He also is involved in the recruiting process as well as being the District SIMS Specialist. Jeff has over 25 years in the insurance industry (7 as an agent and 18 in Field Sales Management). He is licensed in P&C and L&H and also holds the Life Underwriting Training Council Fellowship (LUTCF) designation. Jeff is a graduate of Michigan State University.  

Mark Fudge, District Life¹

(734) 464-4806

mark.mplisko@farmersagent.com

Mark has been with Farmers® since August of 2013. He is responsible for product and sales training for Life insurance. He assists in the writing of new business, by working one-on-one with agents to aid in the process of quoting, proposals, underwriting, policy tracking and issuance of Life insurance. Prior to coming to Farmers, Mark was a senior classroom instructor at Kaplan Financial Education teaching both Life/Health and Property/Casualty pre-licensing courses. He also has field experience as a multiple lines agent. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Education majoring in Business from Ferris State University.  


Kathleen Bianculli, CIC: District Consultant

(734) 464-4806

Kathleen is the owner of Sterling Insurance Consulting, LLC. which provides training and support services to the District. She has over 30 years of insurance industry experience. Prior to starting her own company, she held the position of Client Service Director at an independent agency in Southfield.  Kathleen’s background includes working with agents and their clients as well as providing education and training as needed. Kathleen is licensed in P&C and has earned six industry designations, including Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC). She is a member of the International Association of Insurance Professionals and has held numerous positions at the local, state, regional and international levels. 

Steve Bylinowski, Agency Business Consultant

(734) 464-4806

steve.mplisko@farmersagency.com

Steve has been with Farmers® since January of 2013 and is responsible for working with platform and pre-platform agents in the implementation of the Agency Platform Playbook. The Playbook encompasses agent best practices including operations, staffing, marketing, sales and business management. Prior to joining Farmers, Steve held business development roles at other major companies. In addition, Steve has extensive experience in direct response marketing in the home improvement and mortgage industries. Steve holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance from Southern Illinois University.