Staff Directory



Doug Hicks, RIBO

Second generation member of the Brokerage, Doug is enjoying a well deserved semi-retirement after 40 years in the industry.
Joined the firm in 1977.


Daryn Hicks, RIBO, CAIB

After receiving his RIBO license in 2006, Daryn has proudly joined our family business full time as third generation. Daryn offers client service support in business and personal insurance as well as farm property and liability. Daryn is always looking to enhance his technical knowledge, confidence and credibility as an insurance professional – and in 2018 successfully  awarded the national recognized professional CAIB designation.
613-821-2155 Extension 222


Sheila Reaney, RIBO

Operations Manager & Business Insurance Account Manager
Specializing in commercial property and liability. Sheila has 25 years industry experience.
613-821-2155 Extension 223


Sandra McNeely, RIBO

Farm Account Manager & Producer
As our farm insurance specialist, Sandra has worked in the insurance industry since 1988. Sandra is our farm account manager along with producing and looking after her own clientele in all lines of insurance.
613-821-2155 Extension 221


Louise Melbourne, RIBO

Louise joined Hicks Insurance in 1988, and acquired her RIBO license in 1990. She offers client service support, and provides our office with outstanding accounting expertise.
613-821-2155 Extension 227


Krista Rawling, RIBO

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Krista joined Hicks Insurance in 2003. In addition to specializing in personal insurance, Krista offers exceptional client service support to many of our clients.
613-821-2155 Extension 231


Karen Sheldrick, RIBO

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Karen recently joined Hicks Insurance in 2019, bringing more than 15 years of industry experience to our team of brokers. You will be in great hands with Karen – contact her today for all of your insurance needs.
613-821-2155 Extension 232



Allison Medeiros, RIBO

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Allison joined Hicks Insurance October 2023 and immediately successfully earned her Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario License. Allison has background and experience in Paramedical side of Life Insurance as well she is a leader in customer service. We are excited to welcome Allison to our team. You will be in good hands to entrust Allison as your local Insurance Broker.
613-821-2155 Extension 235


Erin Doré, RIBO

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Erin achieved her RIBO designation in 1998 and has worked in the industry ever since. We welcomed Erin to our Hicks Insurance Metcalfe team in early 2016. Specializing in Personal Insurance, you will be content with Erin assisting you with all of your insurance needs.
613-821-2155 Extension 224


Tova Barré , RIBO

Commercial Insurance Account Manager
Tova made a career change from the hospitality industry to Insurance and joined the Hicks team in May 2021, shortly after successfully completing her RIBO in July of that year. Tova’s main focus is Commercial Insurance.
613-821-2155 Extension 234


Tara Wagemans , RIBO

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Tara’s hometown is Morrisburg, but primarily works out of our Metcalfe office. Tara’s background comes from the financial sector, bringing valuable traits and skills to our Personal Insurance team. Tara joined the Hicks team in May 2021 shortly after successfully completed her RIBO license. Feel free to reach out to Tara with any questions you may have!
613-821-2155 Extension 237


Christopher Byrne, RIBO

Personal & Commercial Insurance Producer
Christopher has an impressive background in software sales and real estate – those two combined brings a wealth of experience to our team. Christopher quickly received his RIBO license in 2021 and is eager to help his clients for both personal and  business insurance needs. Christopher is available by appointment as well as meeting his clients in the comfort of your home or place of business. If you are looking for a second opinion on your insurance, make Christopher your first choice.
613-821-2155 Extension 236



Laury Pilon, RIBO, CAIB

Farm & Commercial Account Manager
A Morrisburg native with over 30 years experience in the insurance industry representing all lines of insurance. Laury has been a Registered Insurance Broker for more than 30 years as well has further credibility as an insurance professional by successfully completing the National Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation in December 2013.  Laury joined Hicks Insurance in 2011.
613-543-3069 Extension 301


Lise VanBeilen, RIBO, CAIB

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Lise joined the Hicks Insurance team in 2011. Lise achieved her Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario license in 2002 and has been an active insurance broker since then, but didn’t stop there. In 2018 Lise successfully completed her CAIB (Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker) designation in 12 short months.  This national designation program provides a in depth knowledge an understanding in Personal, Commercial Insurance and Broker Management.
613-543-3069 Extension 302


Cindy Brown, RIBO, CAIB

Personal Insurance Account Manager
Cindy is our newest team member to our Morrisburg office, joining us in 2016. Cindy has brought us over 30 years of insurance expertise. Always eager to further develop her wealth of insurance knowledge, Cindy successfully completed the nationally recognized CAIB (Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker) program. The CAIB curriculum, provides an in-depth knowledge and understanding of personal lines, commercial lines, and brokerage management.
613-543-3069 Extension 303


North Gower


Nancy Merriam-Oliver, RIBO

Insurance Broker & Account Manager
Nancy is a North Gower local, joined Hicks Insurance in September 2023 as a continuation of her 30 years in the Insurance Industry. She is eager to continue to server her local community and surroundings. You will be in great hands again with Nancy. Please reach out for advice, community sponsorship or to rekindle.  Your best insurance, is a local insurance broker.
613-489-2433 Extension 103

cell/text: 613-690-4167




Abigail Argue-Findlay, RIBO

Farm & Personal Insurance Broker

Hicks Insurance is pleased to introduce Abigail Argue-Findlay to our team, and most recent branch office in the Village of Carp. Abby comes with an forward-thinking insurance background and wealth of knowledge in all fields, but specializing in Agriculture. She grew up on a farm and still today her family operates a beef farm. Abby has strong roots in the Ottawa Valley and is Past President of Carp Fair. She continues her dedication to the Community through volunteering throughout the year and is a 4-H Leader for West Carleton
613-839-0888 x102

cell/text: 613-212-8444