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Who We Are

First Choice Brokerage was founded by Craig Waldenmaier in 1994.  Today, we are one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States.  We serve both independent and captive insurance advisors looking to provide clients with the best insurance solutions and products available in the industry.

Our nationally recognized team of professionals help insurance advisors provide the best outcome for their clients.  We have expertise in large case underwriting/management, advance case design, premium finance, underwriting/product niches and hard to place cases.

Craig Waldenmaier

President / CEO

Christy Waldenmaier

Executive Vice President / Contracting

Tom Finley, MBA

Managing Director/Premium Finance

Joe Arnall

Principal/Foundation Enhancement Strategies, LLC

Tiffany Gross

Director of Underwriting


Seth Wasserman

Advanced Case Designer

Emily Slusher

Case Manager

Megan Pfeiffer

Annuity Specialist

Dana Leyva

Annuity Specialist

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