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Photo: Randy Knight

RANDY KNIGHT, B.COMM, CIP
PRINCIPAL - KNIGHT EASTON & ASSOCIATES

Randy is a senior multi-line adjuster and principal in Knight Easton and Associates Ltd. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Finance) from the University of Calgary in 1984 and his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation in 2005. Randy started his insurance career as an independent adjuster in Calgary, AB in 1984 with a multi-national firm.

Two years later, he returned to his hometown of Kelowna, B.C. to work with a well established national firm in their Vernon and Kelowna offices. In 1992, Randy joined Pritchard Woodall & Associates Ltd. as a managing partner and worked for them until 2007, when he and Steve purchased the Kelowna, B.C. office and started Knight Easton and Associates Ltd.

Randy is a member in good standing with the Insurance Institute of Canada, Arson Investigators' Association, International Association of Arson Investigations, Canada West Ski Association and Lake Okanagan Insurance Society. He specializes in large complex Personal Lines, Commercial and Multi Residential claims as well as Business Interruption, Transportation, Heavy Equipment, Casualty and Automobile losses.

Photo: Steve Easton

STEVE EASTON, CIP
PRINCIPAL - KNIGHT EASTON & ASSOCIATES

Steve is a senior multi-line adjuster and principal in Knight Easton and Associates Ltd. Born and raised in Vancouver, B.C. Steve started his insurance career in 1982 as a staff adjuster with Canadian Indemnity Insurance Company.  In 1986 he became an independent adjuster and joined the Vancouver office of Pritchard Woodall and Associates Ltd. and became a partner in 1999.

Steve relocated to Kelowna, B.C. in 1995 to work in their branch office, where he remained until 2007, when he and Randy purchased the business and started Knight Easton & Associates Ltd.

Steve is a member in good standing with the Insurance Institute of Canada, Lake Okanagan Insurance Society and Canada West Ski Association. He specializes in complex Casualty claims including Municipal and Ski Hill liability

Photo: Heidi HuttonHeidi Hutton
Adjuster

Heidi is a multi-line adjuster and is working towards her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. She started her insurance career in 1991 in Surrey, B.C as administrative assistant with Pritchard Woodall & Associates Ltd. In 2000 Heidi became an independent adjuster and continued to work for the firm until 2006, when she decided to work with a well established national firm. In 2008, Heidi relocated to Kelowna, B.C. to continue her career with Knight Easton and Associates Ltd.

Heidi is a member in good standing with the Insurance Institute of Canada, and Lake Okanagan Insurance Society. She specializes in Personal Lines, Commercial, Multi Residential and Casualty claims.

Photo: Dean Loverin

DEAN LOVERIN
ADJUSTER

Dean is a senior casualty adjuster. Born in Marville, France Dean grew up in Manitoba and Saskatchewan before moving to Kelowna in 1983. After working as a commercial real estate agent Dean started his insurance career in 1986 with the Insurance Corporation of B.C. where he held numerous positions during his tenure including Bodily Injury Adjusters and Recovery Management Coordinator. These positions allowed Dean to build solid relationships with Doctors, Specialists and Care Providers in Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley in general.

In 2008 Dean became an independent adjuster and worked for both local and international firms before joining Knight Easton & Associates in 2011. Dean specializes in the investigation and settlement of complex automobile and general liability claims.

Dean is a member in good standing with the Insurance Institute of Canada

Photo: Mary-Lou Huculak

MARY-LOU HUCULAK, CIP
ADJUSTER

Mary-Lou is a senior casualty adjuster. Born in Victoria, B.C. Mary-Lou moved to Kelowna in 1981. She started her insurance career in 1979 with the Insurance Corporation of B.C. and over the next 29 years held various positions with the Corporation in the Okanagan Valley.

In 2008 Mary-Lou became an independent adjuster working for an international firm for three years before joining Knight Eaton & Associates Ltd. in the summer of 2011. Mary-Lou specializes in the investigation and settlement of automobile and general liability claims.

Mary-Lou is a member in good standing with the Insurance Institute of Canada, and Lake Okanagan Insurance Society.

Photo: Lynne Johnson

LYNNE JOHNSON
ADJUSTER

Lynne is a general automobile and liability adjuster. After graduating from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay with a B. Phe. (Hon) degree Lynne moved to Toronto where she worked as a Pharmaceutical Representative for four years. In 1990 Lynne moved to Vancouver and began her adjusting career with ICBC handling auto, accident benefit and property damage claims. Relocating to Kelowna in 1992 Lynne continued with ICBC until 2001 when her husband’s job took them to California.

After raising two athletic sons Lynne returned to adjusting with Knight Easton & Associates Ltd. specializing in the investigation and settlement of automobile and general liability claims.

Lynne is a member in good standings with the Insurance Institute of BC.

Photo: DON BELLDON BELL
ADJUSTER

Don is a multi-line adjuster, but his main area of expertise is automobile accident claims investigations, with over 35 years of experience in the handling of all automobile losses, with an emphasis on bodily injury claim investigations and settlements, with many years of experience in handling large loss claims.

Don started his career in 1968 with the Saskatchewan Government Insurance Office, and in 1970 moved to British Columbia and managed multi-line offices in Fort Nelson and Prince George, B. C. for Brouwer and Company until 1974, when he joined ICBC at it's inception. Don started his career with ICBC as bodily injury adjuster in Cranbrook, B. C., and in 1979 then moved to Kelowna, B. C., as a claims supervisor in the ICBC Kelowna claims center in 1979.

Over the next 18 years, he also held the positions of ICBC Regional Bodily Injury Manager, and ICBC Kelowna Claims Center Manager. Since 1997 Don has held senior adjuster positions with Underwriter's Adjustment Bureau, Harvey L. Herman and Associates and Crawford Adjusters.