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Ryan Potrykus

Ryan joined Laurent Insurance Group in 2022 as a licensed, multi-line agent. Prior to insurance, Ryan worked in the mortgage industry as both a producer and team leader for 5 years in the Metro Detroit Area. That experience has led him to have a passion to help others and serve his community. Ryan and his […]

Pickles Laurent

Chief Canine Officer (CCO) Pickles’ primary role is to brighten everyone’s day, and she takes her job very seriously. She’s a loyal friend; She’ll join her colleagues in whatever they have going on. A meeting? She’s there. Trip to the break room? She’s there. In her spare time, Pickles enjoys playing outside, going for walks, […]

Breanna Graham

Agency Concierge Breanna joined our agency team in 2021. Prior to this, she held a supervisory role in our roadside and watercraft assistance department, assisting callers with their emergency needs. She received her property and casualty insurance license in 2021. In her spare time, Breanna enjoys reading, spending time with her family and friends, embroidering, […]

A Look at Inflation

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, how has our economy changed? First and foremost, tens of thousands of employees have stopped working creating a widespread labor shortage. Second, relief packages are getting pumped into the economy causing demand to go up tremendously. And lastly, business owners are having to decide whether or not to ride the […]

What’s the Deal With Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency. What is it and why is everyone talking about it? In today’s post, we’re going to discuss why cryptocurrency is all the rage these days and whether or not this is a good thing. Let’s dive in! What is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that can be exchanged online for goods […]

The Rising Cost of Building Materials and Home Insurance

If you’ve recently taken on a DIY home improvement project or have looked at hiring someone to do the work for you, you’re likely familiar with the rising cost of building materials. With this sudden hike in prices, have you thought about when you last evaluated how much it would cost to rebuild your home? […]

Sump Pump Failure and Why You Need Insurance

When it comes to protecting your home and belongings, we can customize a plan that’s right for you and your family. We’ve all heard stories about basements flooding – they’re devastating. Taking preventative measures against flooding is highly recommended and can help in some cases. But unfortunately, flooding is often the result of something much […]

What is Personal Umbrella Insurance?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘umbrella insurance’ but may not be familiar with what it is. Umbrella insurance is extra liability insurance coverage. In the event of a lawsuit due to an accident or other legal issue, you’ll want to have umbrella insurance. Although an umbrella policy can also cover liability claims that don’t result […]

What is Country Estate Insurance?

The Farm Bureau Insurance Country Estate policy is designed for anyone who lives in rural areas, who owns acreage and may cultivate it, or has agricultural exposures but their primary living is made away from their land. Typically, these individuals will own five or more acres of land and their property is considered a residential […]