Meet Our Team
With 27 years of experience in the insurance industry, Dave Schramm serves as a Vice President of Sales at Marketplace Insurance and currently oversees the Law Enforcement, Hazardous Materials Transport, High Risk Contracting, and Brewery programs. He enjoys that his job allows him to travel all over the beautiful state of Vermont and work with a variety of different people and businesses.
Dave and his wife Alice have been married for 25 years and they have two boys – one who currently serves in Korea and the other who will be a college freshman in the fall. Away from work, David enjoys skiing, golfing, biking, woodworking and P90x.
Vice President of Sales Tom Heins has worked in the industry for more than 20 years and specializes in agribusiness and habitational insurance. Tom enjoys building lasting relationships with business owners and learning what drives local entrepreneurs.
Away from the agency, Tom stays busy by coaching youth sports, reading history books, traveling with his wife and kids, and spending time with his dog Duncan.
Associate Agent Trudy Gilbert has been in the insurance business for more than 35 years. She enjoys building relationships with her clients and specializes in farm and contractors insurance at the agency.
Trudy is married and she has two adult children, four stepchildren, and five grandchildren. She loves to spend time with her family and enjoys bowling, skiing, and gardening in her free time. Trudy also enjoys camping and traveling, with Lake Carmi, Mexico, and Florida being a few of her favorite destinations.
Shannon Quintin has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Shannon works as a Commercial Lines Underwriting Manager at our agency, and she has a passion for the business that’s second to none. Shannon enjoys being a trusted insurance professional and gaining respect of her clients to keep long-lasting relationships, and she also loves a good challenge.
About five years ago, Shannon helped a startup company that had very specific needs grow its business. She turned a small company into our agency’s largest client that is still growing, and she did so by developing a specific insurance package tailored for the unique business.
Shannon enjoys how the insurance industry keeps you on your toes, and she thoroughly enjoys helping her customers meet their goals.
Our Commercial Customer Service Representative Tassie has been working in insurance since 1990. She began her career specializing in professional liability and went on to manage her family's insurance agency. She joined our team at Marketplace Insurance in December 2017 after working closely with us for several years.
As a Certified Professional Insurance Woman (CPIW), Tassie's favorite part of working in insurance is the constant learning opportunities that come from no two days being exactly the same. She takes pride in the relationships that she has made and gaining the trust of valued clients as she helps them find peace of mind with proper coverage.
Outside of work, Tassie is a volunteer wish grander for the Make A Wish Foundation and has grated over 25 wishes. She has also captained a team for Relay for Life of Chittenden County that has raised over $200,000 in the fight against cancer. She also enjoys travelling, crafting, and hot air ballooning.