Meet our Insurance Specialists

Scott Loochtan
CEO, Managing Partner

Scott Loochtan has been providing insurance solutions to individuals since 1987 when he founded Senior Services of Illinois, the same year he became licensed. He has been involved in insurance in one form or another his entire life.

Scott launched his next agency in 1991 with two of his friends, both of whom are still with him today–one who has since became his brother-in-law making the professionals at CDIS of New Mexico a true family business.

Consumers Direct Insurance Services of New Mexico is an Authorized Exclusive General Agent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico , an insurance firm that specializes in health and Medicare-related coverage.
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  • Jenn Hamann
    Executive Vice President

    “Her philosophy is simple. She puts the client first!”

    Jenn Hamann started in the Insurance industry in 2007 and immediately proved that hard work can overcome inexperience. Within her first year she was the #7 producer in the country with one of the largest and most widely known insurance agencies. Her ability to lead others gravitated her to co-founding her own agency and within months, they became the #1 GA for yet another well-known agency.

    Her expertise and credibility led a nationally renowned sales trainer, to seek her out to found a new Insurance Agency. In the midst of a recession and with the challenges of major changes to the health care industry; the agency became a million dollar producer within 60 days and a Premier Agency within 6 months.

    She has been with Consumers Direct Insurance Services since 2012 focusing on growing the Medicare, Individual Health, and Group business.  She handles many of the day to day operations including managing, planning, coaching and retaining business.  She successfully trains agents to increase their own personal production, reach and surpass their own sales goals, and grow their business to new heights.

    Prior to health insurance Jenn was a National Political Fundraiser. Jenn resides in Denver, Colorado with her husband Doug and her two children, Brayden and Gavin.

  • Rachel Anderson
    Education Specialist

    Rachel Anderson has been in the insurance industry since 2011, which started with Prudential Insurance Company of America and is now with Senior Services of Illinois, Inc. (SSI) and CDIS of New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Rachel is an Educational Specialist that loves to help her clients find the best options for Medicare.

    Rachel Graduated from Carthage College in Wisconsin with a Double Major in Business Administration and Marketing.

    She lives in the Chicago land area with her husband Jared and four children Alexandra, Jayden, Avery and Jaxton.

  • Rosalyn Ahmad
    Education Specialist

    Rosalyn AhmadRosalyn Ahmad has been a licensed Health and Life agent since 2004. She is the mother of 4 children and knows how important it is to get the most out of her insurance plans. Her main focus is always putting her clients first, educating them on the plan that will work best for them. She loves the excitement of helping people and knowing that she put them in a better place then before they called her. Her motto is “Live Life don’t let it live you”

  • Dan Campos
    Education Specialist

    dcIndependent insurance Agent for 28 years. Looking forward to 40 years. A OCS Graduate of New Mexico Military Academy 2lt. Been married for 48years (7) Children and 18 Grandchildren and 96) Great Grandchildren.
    Specializing in Life Insurance –Health Insurance – Retirement Planning-Final Expense and Medicare Supplement Insurance.
    Dan Loves Coffee, Visiting – Children and helping young families and seniors.

  • Shane Cline
    Education Specialist

    ot_shane_cline-2-114x125“Doing right for others, and the rest will take care of itself!”

    Shane Cline has always known to put the needs of his clients” first and foremost,” through working in sales for 4 years. He believes in providing the best and most accurate up to date information for his clients is his top priority. His commitment to excellence serves as a reminder to his everyday lifestyle! Shane served in the US Navy for 4 years as a rescue swimmer from 1991-1995. He went through extensive training and was stationed in Pensacola FL, Memphis TN, Norfolk VA, and San Diego CA. His career in the Navy took him all over the world to see places like Singapore, Thailand, Australia Hawaii and was aboard many destroyers, frigates, and aircraft carriers. Prior to health insurance Shane was self-employed and now resides in Clatonia, Ne. where he likes to hunt and fish. He has 2 daughters Brooke and Ashley.

  • Phil Coelho
    Education Specialist

    phil_coelhoI truly enjoy what I do, because I have the ability to really help people get through times of uncertainty. Whether it’s helping people prepare for retirement or making sure that their basic health insurance needs are taken care of, I know that I put their minds at ease.”

    Phil Coelho is a licensed education specialist that has been involved in the insurance industry since 1996. He holds licenses in life, health and property and casualty. Phil has been part of Senior Services of Illinois (SSI) for nine years as an outside agent primarily providing health and Medicare-related insurance solutions to his growing list of clients. Prior to joining SSI, Phil was with Allstate for six years writing home and auto insurance. Outside of the office, he is an avid golfer and skier and enjoys Ohio State football and NASCAR. Phil graduated from Denison University in Granville, OH with a degree in Economics and lives in the Chicago land area with his wife and young daughter.

  • Abe Garcia
    Education Specialist

    agAbe Garcia is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Santa Fe. His father established a very successful insurance business in 1958 which is still in business, so you could say he has been “in insurance” his whole life. Abe has been married to his beautiful wife for almost 25 years, and has 2 talented daughters. He worked as an investment advisor for more than 12 years and in 2013 he decided to focus his career on Health and Life insurance.

  • Marc Lallier
    Education Specialist

    ot_marc_lallierMarc Lallier has been a licensed Life and Health agent since 2006. In his first year Marc was awarded the Presidents Trophy for being one of the top producers in the nation and has continued helping people with their Life and Health Insurance needs. Marc attributes he success to one simple principle of “do what is best for the client”. In 2010 Marc moved his focus away from Life and Health into the Medicare field, however he still provides excellent customer service to his existing clients and would be more than happy to help you with whatever your insurance needs are. Marc is a Colorado native and was a home builder from 1996 to 2005. In 2005 Marc left the construction business and started in the insurance industry receiving his licenses in 2006. In 2007 Marc married his Wife Amy and in early 2008 started a family with the birth of his daughter Megan.

  • Carla Lasater
    Education Specialist

    cl“I really enjoy helping clients with their insurance needs. I love meeting new people and working with our clients to navigate a very complex health system.”

    Carla has over 15 years of sales experience, and 10 years in the healthcare industry. Prior to CDIS and SSI, Carla worked for Lovelace Health Plan with many roles from Medicaid, State Coverage Insurance and the Individual Plan. It is my goal to help our senior clients find the health plan that will relieve them of that added burden. When not working for our clients, Carla spends her free time with her husband of 18 years, and their two children. Hiking the beautiful Sandia Mountains, or fishing trips to Navajo Lake.”

  • Rebekah Ortiz
    Education Specialist

    01Rebekah has been a part of CDIS and SSI team since 2013, she started as part of the administration team and currently she is an Education Specialist she received her Life, Health, and Accident License in the state of New Mexico and Texas in 2014 and in Oklahoma and Illinois in 2015. Rebekah is fluent in Spanish. On her time off she enjoys spending time with family especially with her son Michael.

     

  • Carl Mitchell
    Education Specialist

    carl_mitchellCarl currently lives in the state of New Mexico. He has been a licensed insurance agent in New Mexico since February 2012. In 2013 he received licenses also in the states of California and Texas. His business philosophy is to always do what is in the best interest of his clients. To help them understand the products and protection offered to them by making it as simple as possible and then to allow them to make the best informed decision possible. Prior to becoming a part of the insurance industry, Carl was a legal secretary for Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, Legal Stenographer, Legal Assistant for a Municipal Court Judge, self-employed as a legal assistant for various corporate and criminal attorneys including Folger & Levin and Fox Studios in Los Angeles. Later he enjoyed working as an international flight attendant for United Airlines.Carl’s hobbies are backpacking, kayaking, running, horseback riding, fly fishing and motorcycles.Carl attended Bryan College of Court Reporting, UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Peoples College of Law in Los Angeles.”

     

  • Ricky Neross
    Education Specialist

    rn Licensed agent since 1967. Selling Life, health and Medicare products in Florida, then in Europe then Colorado and now in New Mexico. Professional Poker player for 5 years before moving to New Mexico where he now calls home.

     

     

  • Brittany Riddle
    Education Specialist

    ot_brittany_riddle (2) Brittany Riddle knows the importance of communicating simply and clearly. Her commitment to providing information regarding insurance needs in the simplest way is a top priority. Her expertise in communication and seeking to understand the client’s needs are a sure plus! Brittany enjoys Colorado outdoor living with her amazing family and pets.

  • Byron Streeter
    Education Specialist

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    “Working with and helping seniors to achieve their retirement goals, achieving comfort and peace of mind is the most rewarding part of my carrier”

    Byron began his carrier in financial planning in 1980. In his 33 years of practice he has been a partner and owner of a financial planning firm and broker dealer for which he served as a senior planner and due-diligence officer. Byron graduated from the College of Financial Planning in 1985 and has specialized in estate and retirement planning.

  • Peggy Turner
    Education Specialist

    peggy_turnerPeggy’s love of developing relationships with her customers has kept her working in the health care industry for over 30 years. Not only does she love the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people, but also allows her the chance to assist Medicare beneficiaries in selecting a plan which provides the affordable care they deserve. This, in turn, gives them the security and peace of mind they need. When Peggy isn’t working, she enjoys reading, bowling and most of all spending time with her daughters and her grandchildren.

  • Marcia Williams
    Education Specialist

    ot_marcia_williams-2-114x125“By definition and design, insurance provides Financial Peace and Protection for you and your family”. Marcia has been a licensed insurance agent since 1988. Her longevity in the insurance field also indicates reliability. The integrated approach she takes to planning with Seniors allows her to coordinate their resources and assets with the appropriate Medicare Supplement and/or Long-Term Care planning solution. Providing the same level of care and service for her clients that she would expect for herself in a similar situation is ‘Job One’ for Marcia. She has been a member of her local Business Community since 1969 and has served as a Board member for numerous nonprofit organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Marcia and her husband have two children and eight grandchildren.

  • Harry Wright
    Education Specialist

    hw“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care” Harry got his Life and Health license in 1987 after serving 25 years in the US Air Force, and retiring honorably as a Munitions Specialist. he quickly achieved the position of Regional Vice President in his former company ,but after 13 years he decided to move on. Because of his people skills, and genuine desire to always put the needs of others before his own, he has found a home in the senior health care arena. Mr. Wright received his Bachelors Degree in business administration from National American University in 1989. Harry’s hobby’s are water aerobics, bowling, playing chess, and he is a great cook.

  • Jason Vida
    Education Specialist

    Jason Vida“The opportunity to educate and assist people on a daily basis by securing their well-being and providing peace of mind wakes me up each morning”. Jason Vida joined Senior Services of Illinois in 2009, the same year he transitioned his career into insurance. He is not only an education specialist but serves as the in-house communication manager that oversees and manages many aspects of the marketing for SSI. Jason honed his skills as a public relation practitioner in New York City, working at three of the largest public relation firms in the world. Prior to joining SSI, Vida was the director of public relations for an advertising agency in Fort Wayne, IN. In his spare time, Jason enjoys music, reading, cooking, writing and golf. Jason received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a specialization in Public Relations from The University of Toledo (OH). He lives in the Chicagoland area.

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