James A Trivisonno CLU, ChFC, LUTCF
Director, Insurance Instructor
Mr Trivisonno has been licensed as a securities and multiple lines insurance agent since 1986. James is a recent graduate of Bedford High School (’81) and Cleveland State University (’86) (Okay, recent as in compared to the age of the universe!). He began his career with MetLife. In 1992, he started a multi-line agency from scratch and had built it to five offices in Northeast Ohio and two in Arizona. The agency had qualified for numerous awards every year. He sold the agency in 2010. James founded Advantage Education Group in 2009 and instructs both the Life and Health as well as the Property and Casualty and Securities courses and brings a wealth of actual experience (and humor!) to the classes.
Surety Bail Bonds Instructor
Deed Carroll has been a licensed surety bond agent for the past 5 years. He is a graduate of Glenville High School and attended Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University. Deed was appointed to American Reliable Surety Insurance in 2007 and added Lexington National to his list of employers in 2008. Within a rather short period of time, Deed rose quickly amongst the ranks of local bail bonds agents. As of 2010 Mr. Carroll took his experience to Atlas Bonding as a well sought after bond agent and continues to serve Cuyahoga and all surrounding counties. Deed added instructor to his resume’ when he began teaching classes in Surety Bails Bonds in the beginning of 2011. He is passionate about teaching future agents the legal ramifications, financial aspects, and safety protocol of the business.
Ronald J. White CLF, LUTCF, AMTC
Ron is a graduate of Capital University (Columbus, Ohio) with a Multi-disciplinary degree in Political Science/Business Management, in addition to 30 years of insurance experience at the executive sales management level; he is an Agency Executive Coach & Design Specialist and Professional Veteran Benefit Coach. Mr. White has served as an Executive Board member for the National African-American Insurance Association, Cleveland Chapter and has taught Continuing Education courses for insurance professionals and enrolled agents.
Jim Kasburg CLU, ChFC, LUTCF
Jim has been licensed as a securities and multiple lines insurance agent since 1986. He began his career with Prudential as an agent and quickly moved up to sales management. In 1996, he began his own Auto, Home, Commercial, Health and Life insurance and financial services agency. Jim holds numerous industry awards and was consistently the top producer in his sales district. Jim recently sold his agency and has now joined us in order to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of agents.