In 1998, Jennifer began her insurance career with 44North (previously CIC Benefit Consulting Group). Over the years, Jennifer experienced working all departments within the agency. Starting out as a Customer Service Representative, then helping expand the Group Department, she developed the necessary skills to best represent her groups as she entered the sales team in 2004. She offers unmatched expertise in Benefit Consulting, Fully & Self Funded Evaluations, Third Party Administration, Employee Retirement Plans, Financial Analysis, Health Care Reform, Union Negotiation and Employer Sponsored Benefits.
In 1999, she received her bachelors of business administration and human resource management from Baker College. In addition, Jennifer holds her health, life and disability license. She holds a seat on the Blue Cross Blue Shield agent advisory council as well as being a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). More recently, Jennifer became a partner of 44North. Jennifer’s goal is to build strong, trusting relationships with employers and their employees to provide outstanding services to her clients.
Outside of the insurance world, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband (Shanne) and 3 children (Alivia, Alexander & Avah). Most of her time is spent cheering from the sidelines of soccer, basketball, volleyball and softball. When sports are not in play, she shares her personal hobbies and interests with her family, including her love for animals, traveling, camping, gardening and cooking.
Meet Jennifer's Team:
Mandy has been on Jennifer Martin’s team since 2015 and previously worked in Property & Casualty insurance for 9 years as a Commercial Lines Account Manager. She has knowledge in various risks, including but not limited to, trucking, manufacturing, and municipalities. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and English from Grand Valley State University and is licensed in health/life and property/casualty. She is detail oriented and dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Mandy has obtained her CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) in 2010 and her CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) in 2008 through The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.
In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, boating, camping, travel, gardening, and spending quality time with her family & friends.
Cherokee works as an Account Coordinator for Jennifer Martin's team. Cherokee is licensed in both Health and Property & Casualty insurance. She works hand in hand with the clients and members to find solutions for their benefit needs.
Cherokee lives in Northern Michigan with her fiancé and their five children. Cherokee enjoys attending the kid’s sporting events. She likes reading murder/mystery novels and watching action or suspenseful movies. She also loves horseback riding and helping her daughter at her horse shows.