Our Team

Our Team 2017-09-28T10:05:03+00:00
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Steve Haase

Steve has 25 years of experience in risk management and insurance. He started his career in 1978 with the Factory Mutual System designing and implementing loss control and insurance programs for some of the largest companies in the world. In 1983 he joined H.D.A. Company and was one of the insurance professionals to provide risk management expertise to emerging technology companies.

In 1997 Steve launched the first insurance product focused on “breach of security” exposures for companies doing business over the Internet. As he was quoted in Inc. Magazine at the time: ""When the Internet emerged, I saw a huge trend toward going on-line, but no one was addressing the issue of exposure. Now, finally, companies can protect themselves." This initiative eventually became INSUREtrust LLC.

Steve raised private equity to fund INSUREtrust and recruited a management team with the diverse specialties necessary to integrate the key company functions of risk management, insurance and network security. His primary responsibilities are to direct INSUREtrust into profitable strategic markets, develop and preserve key strategic alliances and oversee the overall operations of the company.

Steve has earned both B.A. and M.S. degrees in Risk Management and Insurance from Georgia State University. He also holds CPCU and ARM designations. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on e-business risk management.

Phone: 770-200-8000 Ext. 102 | Email: shaase@insuretrust.com

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Zane Goldthorp

Zane has been with INSUREtrust since 2007, and as a Senior Vice President of Insurance Marketing, focuses on finding our clients the best Cyber Liability coverage. He also directs marketing for Tech E&O, Misc E&O, D&O, EPL, and Crime policies.  Zane is also the producer on numerous accounts.

Zane graduated from Berry College with a degree in Business Administration. He also played golf for the school, and then went on to play on the NGA Hooters Tour for three years. Zane volunteers with First Tee of Atlanta, and also enjoys hunting.

Phone: 770-200-8000 Ext. 100 | Email: zgoldthorp@insuretrust.com

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Christiaan Durdaller

Christiaan is the National Director of Sales for INSUREtrust. He manages broker relations and oversees our client base on a national level. Christiaan is responsible for developing and further expanding the INSUREtrust footprint. He grew up in Marietta, Georgia, and earned his degree in Marketing from Samford University, where he also played baseball. In 2013, Christiaan was nominated as a College Baseball Insider All-American, a semi-finalist for college baseball’s prestigious Greg Olsen Award, and received both Rawlings First Team All-South Region and Southern Conference’s First Team honors.

Previously Christiaan worked with Smith, Spires & Peddy P.C. law firm in Birmingham, Alabama, while coaching the 10U Homewood Patriots baseball team. In his free time Christiaan enjoys traveling, playing golf, fantasy football, bowling and doing volunteer work for cancer societies. He is a big NFL fan.

Phone: 770-200-8000 Ext. 116 | Email: cdurdaller@insuretrust.com

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Vince Josaphs

Vince recently joined INSUREtrust as Senior Vice President. Vince brings 15 years of insurance experience on both the underwriting and claims side of the industry, including E&O product management. His insurance career has spanned across Cyber, Technology, Professional, and Management Liability lines in several major U.S. cities, including Philadelphia, New York, Miami, and Atlanta.

Vince holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid guitar player, and enjoys building furniture in his woodworking shop.

Phone: 770-200-8000 Ext. 123 | Email: vjosaphs@insuretrust.com

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Crystal Berry

Crystal has been with INSUREtrust since 2007, as Director of Finance & Compliance. Her career in the insurance industry began in 1993, working in large wholesale/retail agencies in New York, where she also attended the College of Insurance. Crystal takes pride in being a devoted wife and mother and enjoys vacationing with her family. She is also a big NBA basketball fan.

Phone: 770-200-8000 Ext. 104 | Email: cberry@insuretrust.com

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Adam Hewitt

Adam, Senior Vice President of Operations, began working with INSUREtrust in 2011. He focuses on a variety of areas, including communicating with our customers through the INSUREtrust newsletter. Adam has previous experience in the education and mortgage industries.

Adam earned a degree in Political Science from Furman University and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University. He volunteers with Young Life, a high school ministry, and enjoys backpacking and other outdoor activities.

Phone: 770-200-8000 Ext. 115 | Email: ahewitt@insuretrust.com