Seasoned Insurance Professional, Steve J. Hordos, CAIB, CCIB, CIP who has been a licensed Insurance Broker since 1983, is the President. Carrie Hordos is the Treasurer.
Steve has worked only as a Broker in the insurance business since 1983, having spent 17 of those years with a Regina brokerage in which he was a minority partner. There he got his first taste of group insurance accounts when he developed that office’s first group insurance program for Professional Photographers across Canada. He also worked on Major Accounts, such as the City of Regina, Sask Housing Corporation and the College of Notre Dame, to name a few.
Steve has spent several years in the service of his industry, serving as Board Member of the Insurance Institute of Canada, Saskatchewan Chapter, Past President of the Regina and Area Insurance Brokers Council and on the board of the Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan (IBAS). He was the IBAS Board Representative to the Canadian Centre of Insurance Operations (CSIO). He has also taught several insurance classes, marked examination papers and served as one of two Key Panellists in Saskatchewan for the Canadian Certified Insurance Broker (CCIB) examinations. On October 17th, 2014 he was presented with his 30 Year Service Award to the industry at the Insurance Brokers of Saskatchewan Annual Meeting & Convention in Regina.
He also served in his community as Chair of his Church, Chair of a Western Canadian Folk Festival, Sports Chair & Board Member for the Saskatchewan Summer and Winter Games and has coached minor and ladies softball, minor hockey – winning a City Championship and coaching minor to midget baseball, winning three League Championships and a Provincial Silver Medal. He also served on Saskatchewan’s largest rural school division, the Buffalo Plains School Board (now Prairie Valley School Division) to name a few. He is currently the President of the White City / Emerald Park Business Association and a Member of the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce.
HIBI represents major Provincial and National Insurers in Canada through direct contract and access through Company Representatives across Canada. HIBI is also a Lloyd’s Of London, Open Market Correspondent. This access allows HIBI the ability to offer virtually any insurance product you should need including Group Insurance Products, Steve’s specialty. For life products, HIBI is partnered with experienced life and wealth management professionals that can provide Life affiliated insurance products to suit your personal or group needs.
The other major component of HIBI is Stephen M. Hordos, CAIB, Steve’s Son. Steve was especially proud to have his Son join him in the industry he loves. Stephen has worked hard to attain his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation in his first year in the business. The CAIB Program is an extensive insurance educational undertaking comprised of four courses pertaining to Personal Lines, Commercial Lines and Brokerage Management. Each course in the program culminates in a national examination. Upon successful completion, eligible candidates are awarded the nationally recognized professional designation – CAIB.
The CAIB program is designed specifically for Property and Casualty insurance brokers. It provides formal, fundamental insurance knowledge that will help develop business competency. CAIB courses acquaint producers more fully with the major coverage’s that generate 90% of premium volume. They also deal with marketing management and office operations and prepare the student for proprietor-licensing examinations.
We are very proud to have Stephen joining us in a very distinguished class of Broker Designates. He was presented with his Certificate, October 15, 2010 at the Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan Awards Luncheon. Stephen continues to take insurance courses to hone his insurance knowledge and skills.
Steve Sr., by the way, was one of the first designates of this program back in 1988 and one of three Brokers to attain both his CAIB and Canadian Certified Insurance Broker, CCIB Designation the same year. The only time that has happened in the history of insurance in Saskatchewan. He is the only active broker of the three today.
Stephen manages the day to day operation of the Regina Beach office and works hard to build the business, helping clients with their insurance needs. He has quickly become a valued asset to the business and a trusted advisor to the community.
HiBi can provide any insurance you require, For all your insurance requirements, needs, from Home, Auto, Tenant and Condo, to Farm and Commercial insurance for your business, stand alone policies or group insurance, including Life, Disability, Health, Dental, and Travel, call us at HIBI for exceptional local service and professional advice. See our Contact Us page for information on how to reach us.
Michelle Venne is new to the business but has worked very hard to obtain her level 1 insurance license. Michelle is qualified to help you with any of your personal lines insurance requirements. Michelle and a partner previously owned Palmara’s Restaurant in Regina Beach, where she had the pleasure in meeting many of you. She will continue to provide exceptional service in our great community. Michelle and Lance, her husband, have two active children that attend South Shore School.
Dave Jones is a seasoned insurance professional bringing over 30 years of experience to HiBi. Dave has worked in the Company ranks, previously owned an insurance brokerage and worked as a sales representative in a neighbouring broker office. Dave owns a farm near Dilke and is very familiar with farming operations and with livestock and bloodstock coverage. He is an expert at placing mortality coverage for cattle and horses at auction and is regularly invited to auctions throughout Saskatchewan to provide coverage to auction patrons as they purchase animals for their operations. Dave will also take the lead on our Long Term Care and our Automotive Repair Shop Programs in the very near future. Dave can help you with all your insurance needs, except life.