Hello. We are here to make things great.

Daniel
Templin

 

 

Barbara
Kacura

 

 

Alan
Kacura

 

Pam
Templin

 

Tamara
Fleming

 

Jannah
Arnold

 

Corey
Bass

 

Meghan
Safarzadeh

 

Keri
Bass

  

Kim
Thergesen

Adolfo
Rios

 

Dorenne
Williams

 

Blake
Brewer

 

Role

President

Dan’s knowledge of the Affordable Care Act coupled with his expertise with plan design allows him to provide great INsight and makes him one of the most respected individuals in the broker community.  Dan has filled almost every role within the organization since joining the firm in 1998, and purchased the firm in 2013.  His passion is to inspire the INcrowd to focus on developing their personal and professional lives as well as creating cutting-edge benefits packages for our INsiders.

Registered Health Underwtirer ® (RHU), The American College

Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist ® (CHRS), Healthcare Reform Policy Institute

Certified Covered California Agent

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of California, Irvine

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

IN the door:

1998

Role

Vice-President, Client Relations

Barb has always had a passion to INform.  In addition to her organizational skills, her industry experience and, of course, her positive attitude, Barb cares greatly about our INsiders and will go the extra mile to provide the quality of service they expect. Barb believes the best way to keep costs down and employees happy is to teach them how to utilize their health plans.  Barb is also responsible for making sure our INsiders  know what is on the compliance horizon, and meets regularly with them to make sure they are up to date.

Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist ® (CHRS), Healthcare Reform Policy Institute

IN the door:

1997

Role

Vice-President, Operations

Alan is an expert in creating efficiencies, and he is responsible for keeping Intrepid an INnovative company.  Alan is responsible for making the various tools that Intrepid utilizes work together smoothly, and also oversees the staff to ensure that we are delivering on or promise to create a sense of Pride, Prosperity and Protection.  Alan enjoys meeting INsiders and referral partners to share what sets Intrepid apart from everyone else. 

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double emphasis in entrepreneurship and management as well as a minor in philosophy,  Chapman University

IN the door:

2003

Role

Board of Directors

Pam had been exposed to every aspect of the insurance industry, from office management to finance, until she found her home in the employee benefits department. Pam helped to create Intrepid, and was a founder of the program in 1984. Over time, there have been numerous changes to the benefits marketplace, especially legislative changes in the state of California, and to the carriers that can best service your needs. Pam's focus on service has produced continued growth in our client base, resulting in our 95% plus retention rate. 

IN the door:

1984

Role

Benefit Analyst

Tamara helps our INsiders pick the right insurance plan for their employees then teaches the employees about those plans. She knows each insurance plan and network in great detail and her goal is to make sure that our INsiders feel good about their INvestment.

IN the door:

2013

Role

Individual & Family Plan Specialist, Sales & Marketing Coordinator

As our Individual and Family Plan Specialist, Jannah utilizes her INsight of the various health insurance networks and plan designs to assist individuals with their policies, and is our resident Covered California expert. She also uses her background in Marketing to develop our Intrepid INsider and assists our Prospect Management team with the resources needed to INform prospects and INsiders. Jannah also loves to engage her creativity skills as our team’s Director of FLAGS (Fun, Laughter, Appreciation, Gratitude and Smiles). One of her favorite tasks is making sure that her team takes a little time to relax and have fun!

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in marketing, minor in Public Relations, Chapman University. 

IN the door:

2012

Role

Strategic Partnerships & Proposal Coordinator

Corey oversees the proposal process to make sure that INsiders are getting the most out of their healthcare INvestment.  He has built extremely strong relationships with many insurance carriers, and is able to leverage these relationships to get the best plans at the best price.  Corey also creates strategic alliances with both referral and carrier partners, and shows them how coming together can create great success.

Corey graduated from Missouri State University in 2003 with a degree in Comprehensive Finance with an emphasis in investments.

IN the door:

2009

Role

Director of Account Management

Meghan leads the Account Management team in integrating various products, services and regulations in order to simplify the client experience.  She is the "go to" person for many of our key INsiders, and helps employees understand how to best utilize their employee benefits package. 

Bachelor of Science in International Studies and a minor in Business Management, University of California, Irvine.

IN the door:

2008

Role

Account Manager

Keri is a true advocate for the INsiders she oversees.  She is primarily responsible for employers with 15-50 employees, and her responsibilities include handling eligibility requests, claims, renewals, and general service. Keri prides herself on her organization and level of INvolvement, and she constantly receives accolades from clients for her prompt attention to sensitive employee matters as well as her ability to empathize with the employees of the companies she represents.

IN the door:

2011

Role

Account Manager

Kim is primarily responsible for serving INsiders with closely held or family businesses.  In her time at Intrepid, she has worked diligently to grow within the company, and to be a voice for her clients. Her goal is to help employers of any size secure the resources to provide "big company" benefits to their employees. Kim helps business owners and plan administrators sift through the confusing maze of healthcare, and guides employees in maximizing their healthcare INvestment by assisting with benefits questions and claims.

Kim graduated from California State University Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations.

IN the door:

2013

Role

Account Manager

Adolfo is primarily responsible for INsiders with 15-50 employees, and his goal is to make sure there is a clear understanding of how benefits work and how they can best be used by all participants. He is able to advocate in both English and Spanish, and has learned the dynamics of the health insurance industry lightning fast.

Bachelor of Arts in Communications with minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Depaw University.

IN the door:

2013

Role

Bookkeeper

Dorenne oversees the accounting for the INcrowd. She is responsible for paying all of our referral partners as well as handles the payroll for the company, which makes her a very popular person!

IN the door:

2010

Role

Benefit Analyst

Blake helps our INsiders pick the right insurance plan for their employees then teaches the employees about those plans. He knows each insurance plan and network in great detail and his goal is to make sure that our INsiders feel good about their INvestment.

IN the door:

2011