Meet the Red Deer Team

Trish Harvey

Branch Manager

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Trish accepted the position of Red Deer Branch Manager in July 2013; having joined Alpine Insurance in 2005. Trish worked with vehicle and corporate registries for three years before earning her insurance license in 2004. Trish has completed her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation. She enjoys using her knowledge to help clients determine their insurance needs and to secure the best coverage for their families. On her days off, Trish likes to travel, read, and spend time with her family.

Erin Bannister

Personal Lines Account Manager

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Erin has recently relocated from New Brunswick and has worked in the insurance industry since 2009. Erin is committed to helping clients protect their assets and building relationships with them. She is currently working towards her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation. Erin enjoys spending time in Calgary with her nephews and is looking forward to exploring Alberta.

Theresa Broekhuizen

Personal Lines Account Manager

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Theresa has been a personal lines broker since 2005. She brought her expertise to Alpine from Westlock in 2011 and is a great fit with the Alpine team. Theresa has a desire to assist her clients by continually growing her knowledge. She is currently working towards her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation. Theresa loves spending time with her family.

Lynn Shewchuk

Commercial Lines Account Manager

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Lynn started her insurance career as a personal lines CSR in Northern Alberta in the 1980’s and later moved to Red Deer with her husband and two sons. She transitioned to commercial lines in 2005 and apart from a short period away from the insurance industry, has always prided herself in delivering first class personalized service. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys hot and sunny destinations, including West Country camping and quadding. She loves to cook and do crafts.

Shelly Dion


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Shelly started at Alpine as a temporary receptionist in May 2009. Eight months later she became a permanent member of the Alpine team. Shelly enjoys her work at Alpine because she says being the receptionist is like having different friends come to visit every day. She loves the positive energy and teamwork of our Red Deer office. Shelly has two wonderful daughters and three of the “cutest, funniest and smartest grandchildren in the world”. The highlight of Shelly’s singing hobby was performing the national anthem at the 2012 Special Olympics Winter Games. Her youngest daughter is a member of the Red Deer Special Olympics floor hockey team.

Rhonda Thiessen

Personal Lines Account Manager

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Rhonda has been a broker since 2008 and started with the Alpine family in 2010. She cares about her clients and finds it rewarding to provide them with excellent products and professional service. Rhonda is the proud mother of four awesome kids and enjoys crafts, fishing and hiking.


Commercial Lines Account Manager

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Deanna has been in the insurance industry since 1994, obtaining her CAIB designation in 1999.  Deanna enjoys educating her clients about the value of insurance to best fit their needs.  Deanna enjoys home renovations, gardening & spending time with family.

Kim Kercher


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Kim had previously lived in Red Deer for 20 years and is excited to be back.  Kim has recently relocated from Westlock where she was in a similar processing role for the past 6 years.  She is also working toward her black belt in Taekwondo!    During her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with her 7 year old daughter, Kamryn. Dance & piano are some of the extracurricular activities they enjoy along with spending time outdoors camping with friends & family.