The upside of using Our People to Your Advantage is one of the defining benefits of employing HUB International TRANSPORTATION as your trusted insurance advisors. Our company’s founder Herb Osen always stressed the importance of Our People. He felt the key to great relationships is timely, exceptional and holistic service. Our sales and service staff have expertise managing full portfolios for our clients in all aspects of Transportation insurance. Our experience spans Fleet, Garage, Prorate, and Cargo to Property and Casualty and Bonding to specialized Transportation insurance.
Our People are equipped to deal with the latest trends and developments in Transportation and are committed to giving you the added value of Our Knowledge. Our experts work full time as Transportation specialists and do not sell or service any other line of insurance. Our expertise and proven track record in Transportation insurance dates back to 1956. Our Knowledge is relied upon by over 500 fleet operators and hundreds more owner/operators across British Columbia. Our involvement with the industry, including membership in both the BC Trucking Association and the Canadian Association of Fleet Supervisors for over 45 years, gives us the advantage of knowing the challenges that our clients face. We use that understanding to work with you to find the best possible solutions. Together, we will discuss alternatives based on risk appetite, budget and the characteristics of your business. As a true partner to your business, we will work with insurance underwriters and claims personnel to negotiate the best possible terms and conditions for you. It’s why we’re the largest supplier of insurance protecting the Transportation industry in BC and the leader in Transportation Insurance in Canada.
Your Transportation Insurance Team
Lisa Archibald is the Manager of the HUB International TRANSPORTATION Practice. Lisa joined HUB International in 2006, bringing with her several years of
experience as the Vice President of Auto Insurance at another brokerage.
Upon joining HUB International, she created our Auto Development Group in order to develop further auto insurance opportunities for the company. In 2008, she accepted the position of Branch Manager of our Brentwood location in Burnaby, taking on the additional Branch Manager role for our South Vancouver location in October 2012. As Branch Manager, Lisa was responsible for working with auto dealership partners and providing them with reliable service, in addition to the day‐to‐day duties of operating two branch locations.
Currently, Lisa manages a number of large vehicle fleets including lease portfolios, in addition to the management of several employees who also provide auto insurance and prorate services to numerous transportation and fleet clients.
Lisa Archibald has become an integral part of HUB International’s growing influence in the area of transportation insurance. In addition to her dedication to the job at hand, Lisa has also devoted much of her time to her insurance education, acquiring her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation.
Tia Chisholm is a Commercial Account Executive for HUB International Insurance Brokers. She carries over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Prior to joining HUB International, Tia was with private companies before spending 28 years at the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC). During her time at ICBC, she worked as a Claims Adjuster, Customer Relations Officer and as a Commercial Account Representative in the Garage & Fleet Underwriting Department.
Tia is a Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) with majors in Risk Management and Claims. She holds a Management diploma from Simon Fraser University and has received her Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. She is a Past-President of the Insurance Institute of British Columbia and serves as an instructor in their night school program, teaching courses in Claims, Automobile Insurance and Commercial Auto Insurance. In recognition of her dedication, Tia received the Instructor of the Year award in 2000.
Tia is well respected in the insurance industry and is known for her professionalism, knowledge, expertise, service and commitment. Her experience and dedication ensure her value to both clients and her TRANSPORTATION team at HUB International Insurance Brokers.
Jodi Rae is an Account Executive with the TRANSPORTATION Practice at HUB International Insurance Brokers. She is based at our head office located in Burnaby, BC.
Jodi joined HUB International in 2002 and became an Auto Insurance Account Executive in 2004. She joined our TRANSPORTATION Practice as an Account Executive in 2008. With over 17 years of experience in the insurance industry—and 10 of those at HUB International—Jodi has become an expert in commercial auto and transportation. Her focus has been managing large trucking fleets, motor coach clients and moving companies.
Her dedication to continuing education has resulted in her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation. Jodi is also actively involved within the industry, having served on various BC Trucking Association committees.
Jodi’s client service is admired and respected by her peers and her clients, and she is dedicated to fully understanding her client’s needs.
Julian Kolb is a Commercial Account Executive with HUB International Insurance Brokers, located in Burnaby, BC. Julian joined HUB International in 2014, and has over 7 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Prior to joining HUB International, Julian was a Personal Lines Insurance Broker and Underwriter with a large national financial institution. Julian joined HUB as an Account Manager responsible for HUB International’s BCRPA Fitness Leaders Program, which insures personal trainers in BC and across Canada.
As an Account Executive, Julian specializes in insuring the trucking industry, placing coverage for cargo and logistics businesses. He is also highly experienced in commercial property and course of construction insurance placements.
In addition to his professional dedication, Julian is also very involved in the fitness and sports community. Julian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management from Brock University, is the Head Coach of the Burnaby Lakers Intermediate A Lacrosse Club, and is a semi-professional lacrosse player with the Nanaimo Timbermen. In 2013, he was Head Coach of the Provincial Champion Toronto Beaches Intermediate A Lacrosse Team, and that same year was recognized as the Ontario Lacrosse Coach of the Year.
With his dedication to both the insurance and sports communities, Julian is a trusted and valued member of the HUB Group of Companies.
Ray Monteith is Senior Vice President and Risk Control Services Leader of HUB International’s Canadian operations. Ray works out of the Burnaby, BC office and joined the HUB Group of Companies in 2014.
For the past fifteen years, Ray has been a Risk Management Consultant providing evaluations and risk mitigation strategies to a broad range of clients, including various agencies of federal, provincial, and municipal governments across Canada. He has also worked extensively with institutions, universities, heavy industry, and major insurance companies.
Prior to joining HUB International, Ray served as the Director of Regional Operations for SCM Risk Management Services, where he was responsible for RMS operations throughout the four western provinces and the territories. Prior to that role, Ray spent six years with the Insurers' Advisory Organization (IAO) as a Senior Loss Control Consultant assuming responsibility for highly protected commercial risks, special hazard and institutional surveys, as well as construction plan reviews, course of construction inspections, municipal liability surveys, and municipal fire protection evaluations with the Fire Underwriters Survey. Ray has also been engaged in research on hazardous materials decontamination protocols with the Simulation and Training Exercise Collaboratory (SIMTEC) project through the Office of Applied Research at the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
As Risk Control Services Leader with HUB International, Ray is responsible for directly managing and servicing the Risk Services Team in Western Canada, as well as working closely with HUB’s Canadian corporate and regional leadership to ensure HUB’s Risk Services Team is fully coordinated and deployed across the nation. Ray also sits on HUB International’s Risk Services Leadership Team.
Ray holds a Master of Arts degree in Disaster and Emergency Management from Royal Roads University, as well as the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. He is a member of the Society for Risk Analysis, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, and the Global Risk Management Institute.
With his broad technical experience and leadership in property protection, life safety, and organizational resilience, Ray is a key contributor and valuable member of HUB International, and a trusted advisor to our many clients.