Karen Z. Vacko

Executive Vice President

Karen Vacko is a highly qualified professional who has spent her career in property and casualty, and employee benefits insurance. She was a founding member of the Robert M. Schrayer Company, which purchased Associated. As the executive vice president of both Associated, and Auto and Home Insurance Agency, she often teaches insurance seminars ranging from personal lines insurance to employee benefits for professional associations, corporations and colleges. Karen currently serves as secretary of the board for Benefit Security Insurance Company, and as the secretary of the boards of Associated, Auto and Home Insurance Agency, and C.W. Olson. She co-founded RMSCO, a third party insurance administrator, and served as the organization’s president.


Karen Z. Vacko

Executive Vice President

Maredith Splendoria, SHRM-CP

Vice President - HR & Operations

Heidi C. Petersen

Senior Vice President Auto and Home

John Turner

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Schmidt

Director of Business Development