Toll Free: (877) 762-4873
Tel: (269) 781-7199
Fax: (269) 781-7299
Robert B. Hurd, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF
Mr. Hurd is a Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow, and has been in the insurance industry since 1984. He has a vast knowledge of the industry and his experience only makes his awareness and understanding of the industry more concrete. Robert is available to work with you on your health benefit packages as well as your investment needs.
Robert has lived in Marshall for forty years. He is married with three grown children and three grandchildren. He is very involved in the local community helping with the Marshall and National Exchange Club, Marshall Chamber of Commerce, as well as Calhoun County Estate Council and networks with local businesses.
For more information, please visit www.robhurd.com
Leslie A. Hurd
Benefit Advisor & Specialist
VP of Operations
Leslie has been in the insurance industry since 2000. She obtained a bachelor's degree in Business with a concentration in insurance from Olivet College. She is the senior account manager and benefits advisor that has been working with VantagePointe Benefit Solutions for over 20 years. Leslie specializes in all markets including group employee benefits, individuals under age 65, and Medicare markets. Leslie is married and has three wonderful children. She also resides in Marshall.
Jenna L. Hurd-Begg
Jenna has worked with VantagePointe as an account manager since 2008 and became a licensed agent in 2014 and then became securities licensed in 2016. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Olivet College while concentrating in business and insurance. Jenna has always worked in the Marshall community while specializing in retail, sales & customer service as well as management. She is happily married and resides in Marshall.
For more information, please visit www.vpfgroup.com
Anna L. Edwards
Technology Specialist & Benefit Advisor
Anna comes to our team as a licensed agent with an extensive background in the insurance industry since beginning in 1989. She has experience in both commercial and personal lines of insurance. Anna joined VantagePointe in 2014 as a benefit advisor and technology specialist. She is able to assist you with your healthcare benefits and questions. Anna is married with two children and six grandchildren.
Natalie A. Hankey
Natalie Hankey is a licensed agent who joined VantagePointe in January of 2015. Natalie specializes in employer group benefits and works with individual health insurance products in the under age 65 market. She brings a background in customer service for over 10 years. She resides in Marshall and is married with three great children.
Aleah joined our team in the fall of 2018 after graduating from Marshall High School. Aleah works as a client relations representative as well as accounts receivable and payables.
Principal, Engage Employment Solutions
Principal of Engage Employment Solutions, LLC and partner of VantagePointe Benefits
Pam’s specialty is employment. Working with employers on recruitment, employee relations, communication, training, and compliance. She also provides career coaching for those seeking new career challenges or leadership development.
25 years of senior human resources leadership in healthcare, manufacturing, retail, non-profit, and public sector industries provide Pam’s foundation for her recruitment, career coaching, and HR consultant services.
What solution do you need today? Align. Engage. Achieve.
Grand Rapids, MI
Tel: (269) 248-6109
Jeffry D. DeKam
Market Development Coordinator
Jeff earned his degree in Economics from the University of Oregon and Calvin College. He has 30 years of experience in a broad range of benefits related fields including retirement plan design, executive benefit planning, voluntary benefits marketing, and core benefits planning and enrollment. In addition, he served five years as Vice President of Marketing for a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) Managing Agency. In that role, he worked closely with agents, Michigan Chamber of Commerce organizations, and various associations in the marketing and sales of BCBSM health insurance programs. Prior to joining VantagePointe, Jeff worked as an independent consultant to brokers and employers designing workplace benefit and enrollment platform strategies. Jeff lives in West Michigan and serves business and individual clients throughout the Great Lakes region.
Tel: (760) 809-6375
Darrick R. Hurd
As a licensed agent, Darrick joined VantagePointe Benefits in 2018 to be our West Coast division lead. With an extensive background in customer service and sales, he has a unique perspective when evaluating and understanding client needs. Darrick is married and resides in Temecula, CA.