Professional Team of Brokers and Staff
Riverstone Insurance prides itself on providing exceptional customer service and recognizes the team is what makes Riverstone what it is. Riverstone is proud to introduce the team that makes this office a professional yet fun place to work.
Vicki Young, MBA CRM CAIB
Vicki is the Owner and President of Riverstone Insurance. Vicki’s focus is on Commercial Property and Liability and she has particular expertise in contractor’s liability, building owners’ risks, surety and bonding.
Vicki is active in numerous business and community organizations in the Bow Valley and Southern Alberta. She is currently a director of the Canmore Business and Tourism Board (CBT), a director of the Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation Board, a charter member of the Calgary Chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO). In 2016 she was elected as a Director of Bow Valley Builders and Developers Association (BOWDA) and former board advisor for Aviva Insurance Company Southern Alberta Broker Council. This experience, coupled with knowledge gained while serving a multitude of diverse businesses and industries gives Vicki insight into the economic climate and needs of businesses and residents in the Bow Valley.
Vicki has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and a Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation from the Global Risk Management Institute in NYC. A resident of Canmore for 13 years, in her spare time Vicki can be found on the golf course, the biathlon range, or on her yoga mat.
Kate Pelton, B.Ed – Personal Lines Manager
Kate has lived in the Bow Valley for over 15 years and has been working with Riverstone Insurance since April 2008. Kate specializes in personal home, auto and commercial auto insurance.
In her free time Kate enjoys mountain biking in the summer, cross country skiing in the winter, and yoga all year round.
Susanne Meters, ACS CIP – Commercial Account Manager
Susanne joined us in Spring of 2017. Her passion for insurance has led her to be a commercial underwriter, broker and claims adjuster over her more than 25 years in the industry. With this varied experience, she is able to look at commercial insurance in a unique way and offer suggestions to her clients to best cover their business.
Susanne spends much of her time watching her kids play sports, including football, volleyball and basketball; and volunteers on various boards to ensure that kids have the opportunity to play minor sports.
Allison Donnelly – Associate Commercial Account Manager
Allison has been with Riverstone Insurance since October 2013. She comes from a broad insurance background, including Commercial Lines, Personal Lines and Personal Injury claims. Her specialty is Commercial Lines insurance.
She has lived in the Bow Valley since 2006. Allison’s favorite season is fall and her passions are animals and the mountains.
Dita Novak, B.A.A – Administrative Assistant
Dita came to us in 2012, living previously in Calgary and Panorama, BC. With a Degree in Hospitality & Tourism, she comes with over 20 years of customer service experience which is passed along to our clients. Dita and her husband have 2 girls and spend their winter weekends skiing and summers hiking.