Thomas L. Petsche, Sr., CLU, ChFC, RHU
Thomas L. Petsche is President of Brokerage Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa .For the past 22 years he has done Employee Benefit consulting, specializing in disability income and long-term care insurance for both individuals and groups. His agency covers most of the Midwestern states as well as the East and West Coast.
Tom has been a frequent speaker for agency and industry groups throughout the U.S. and Canada. Tom has over 40 years of industry experience, 17 of those years as a Career agency manager for Paul Revere Life in Cedar Rapids. His agency won numerous company awards for excellence in quality agency production and agent development.
A former national Board member and past president of the Eastern Iowa Chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, he was the 2010-11 President of the National Society of FSP. Tom has been on the Board of Directors for the International Disability Society for 8 years and was the National President in 2014. He is a past President of the Cedar Rapids General Agents and Managers Association and has been an LUTC instructor many times for the DI and LTC courses as well as an AMTC moderator.
Tom was elected to the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame in May of 2011 and was the recipient of the prestigious Kenneth Black Leadership Award from the Society of Financial Services Professionals in 2013.
Tom is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Eastern Iowa chapter of the American Diabetes Association. He has been active with the ADA board for over 10 years. Tom has been active with St. Pius X Catholic church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa serving as a CCD moderator a number of times.
Serena R. Crowe, FLMI, ACS, AIAA
Serena is the Office Manager and administrative support person for Brokerage Solutions, Inc. Some of her duties include preparing quotes, taking care of applications for insurance from the time the client signs their paperwork until the time the coverage is placed in force and customer service for all customers. Serena has had a long career in the insurance industry and enjoys the opportunity to help people on a daily basis.
During her career, Serena has obtained the professional designations of Fellow of the Life Management Institute, Associate in Customer Service and Associate in Insurance Agency Administration to bring her a better understanding of all the processes at the companies Brokerage Solutions Inc. works with, and help make our customers interactions with us a positive experience for all. She is a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.
Serena is active in several mission driven committees at her church and finds herself there for meetings and study often. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, movies and plays, concerts and spending time with good friends and neighbors.
Thomas L. Petsche, Jr., LUTCF, GBDS
Thomas L. Petsche, Jr. is Vice President of Brokerage Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He joined Brokerage Solutions in 2014 and has over 20 years of experience within the industry. For the past 15 years he has done Employee Benefit consulting, specializing in disability income for both individuals and groups. Thomas also works closely with Executives in designing their own individual and group benefit programs in helping them overcome the challenges associated with traditional plans. Thomas partners with carriers that offer the most comprehensive coverage available, with innovative features and benefits. Brokerage Solutions, Inc. goal is protecting your most valuable asset, your ability to earn an income!
Thomas has the following designations – Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and Group Benefits Disability Specialist (GBDS). He is currently serving as a board member of the Eastern Iowa Chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals (FSP).
In his free time Thomas enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and endurance cycling.