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CHUCK VAN DEVANDER

President & General Manager

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Chuck is known as an innovative and creative leader who specializes in helping others grow their life insurance, annuity and wealth management business.  He has a unique ability to take the complex and put it in easy to understand terms for both financial professionals and their clients. Chuck loves spending time watching his children grow in their activities and education.

Allison Schaecher

Sr. Vice President/Relationship Manager

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Allison specializes in annuity case design support and has been active in the FMO space for almost 2 decades allowing her to build tremendous industry knowledge and strong relationships with carriers, industry partners and agents alike.

CHRIS WILKINSON

Sr. Vice President/Relationship Manager

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Chris is a licensed, financial advisor who has been in the field as a successful, independent producer as well as a former small business owner. Chris has been with BIMS for over 5 years and uses his decades of experience to help financial producers. Securities and Investment Advisory Services offered through Brokers International Financial Services, LLC. Member SIPC. Brokers International Financial Services, LLC is not an affiliated company.

MARIA HOEY

Marketing Coordinator

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Maria is an experienced marketing and communications specialist. Creating and implementing campaigns, social media, publications, and videos are her specialties. Maria’s favorite thing in the world to do is make people laugh.

MIRANDA OLSON

Operations Coordinator

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Miranda has worked in the industry since 2010, joining BIMS as their Operations Coordinator in 2021. She handles processing of carrier contracting, new business submission and follow up, production reporting, and any other administrative items that come through.

Outside of work, she enjoy spending time with family – playing games, traveling, and finding new indoor/outdoor activities.

Charlene Roberts

Sr. Vice President/ GM Workshop Operations

Outdoor Enthusiast

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Senior Vice President of Federal Benefits Educators LLC BIMS sister company founded in 2008 to support our efforts in the federal employee marketplace. As General Manager of FBE, Charlene is responsible for the team that supports federal employee outreach and support services for our financial advisor clientele. Charlene’s dedication and sincere care for the FBE clientele is unmatched. Prior to joining FBE, Charlene served in a similar capacity with a competing firm. She has over a decade’s experience in the financial services industry working with a leading investment institution. Charlene’s professional career spans the insurance, investment, and educational workshop environment.

KAILY BASNET

Workshop Coordinator

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Kaily is one of two workshop coordinators at FBE. She oversees trainings from start to finish, managing the midwest and western regions of the country. In her free time, she enjoys organizing, shopping, and trying new drinks.

Robin Schoenfeld

Customer Relationship Manager

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Robin works as the Customer Relationship Coordinator at FBE, setting appointments for our financial professionals. She has decades of experience in various sectors of the financial industry. Robin wears many hats professionally and personally, but Grandma is her favorite title. In her free time, she enjoys reading, going on walks, and connecting with family and friends.