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Meet The Team

The Suracy Faith team is made up of experienced professionals and seasoned industry leaders who work together to support our mission of helping protect your church. Our staff is dedicated to serving those who are making a difference and team members set themselves apart by their knowledge of and appreciation for your unique operations. By working each day to better understand your church, we can continually enhance the protection options we offer.

 

The Suracy Faith team doesn’t strive to simply have customers. We strive to have trusted partnerships. Based out of Cleveland, OH, we are a midwestern company that serves houses of worship across the country. We are proud that thousands of churches put their faith in us for their insurance solutions, but we view all of our church partners as being in our backyard. We are accessible, knowledgeable, and we will be there when need us.

Sam Liotta

President & CEO
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Tim Hummer

COO/CIO
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Stephen Perry

CFO
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Wesley Askew

Licensed Agent

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Charley Goldun

Customer Service Specialist
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Rachel McClure

Customer Service Specialist
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Alex Payne

Marketing Associate
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Derek Perry

Manager of Agency Operations
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Brian Poney

Director, Account Management
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Becca Roche

VP, Marketing
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Susan Sposit

Licensed Agent
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Sam Liotta

President & CEO

How long have you worked in insurance?

25 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

The people I am proud to work with.

 

What makes Suracy great?

We are a company that genuinely cares about our customers and always puts their needs first.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Sports!

 

Do you have any pets?

Yes. I have a goldendoodle named Winnie the Pooh. He is two years old.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

Give your problems and worries to God and let him carry them for you.

Tim Hummer

COO, CIO

How long have you worked in insurance?

31 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

Insurance helps customers have piece of mind that their families, coworkers, businesses, homes autos, etc. are protected should the unexpected happen. We are here to help people protect what matters most.

 

What makes Suracy great?

Our people. We have a dedicated group of team members who spend countless hours a day taking care of customers ensuring the have appropriate protection available for all the different aspects of their lives.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Running, biking, kayaking, getting together with friends, spending time with family including my niece and nephew, the Cleveland Browns.

 

Do you have any pets?

Yes.I have a chocolate lab named Grizz. He is 11 years old.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

At the end of each day, look and think about what you’re proud of as well as things you could have improved on. For the things that you are not as proud of or for things that you could have handled better, make a commitment to fix them the next day.

Stephen Perry

CFO

How long have you worked in insurance?

6 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

Talking to the customers out in the field, especially when you are able to help them with their insurance needs at a great rate.

 

What makes Suracy great?

Suracy has a family feel. We are customer service-oriented. We are structured differently than other agencies because we have many carriers we are appointed with, which allows us to place business with great companies at great prices.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Puppy raising, hiking, golf, bike riding, kayaking, going to movies, reading.

 

Do you have any pets?

Chubb, a 5-month old black lab

Wesley Askew

Licensed Agent

How long have you worked in insurance?

Over 10 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

My team is like a family. 

 

What makes Suracy great?

The people. We are a family of individuals strong in our convictions and truly supportive of one another.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

I have a pretty extensive video game collection and I’m working on becoming a comic book supervillain.

 

Do you have any pets?

Yes, I have Gilligan, Skipper, and Maryanne. They are my trained attack fish!

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

“Trust me son, put the sausage gravy on your hash browns!”

Charley Goldun

Customer Service Specialist

How long have you worked in insurance?

5 years.

Rachel McClure

Customer Service Specialist

How long have you worked in insurance?

5 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

I love being able to talk with people. I’ve been in customer service for 17 years and there is something to learn from those conversations that I enjoy mostly.

 

What makes Suracy great?

The people that work here are what make this agency great. I’ve worked with many different walks of life but my co-workers are some of the best out of all. Every person brings a different element to the job and how we continue to strive to be the best we can be.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

I love to collect beach glass and crafting. I spend most of my time with my fiancé, our two littles, and two mini horse cane corsos.

 

Do you have any pets?

Two – Diesel and Moose. They are Italian Mastiffs also know as Cane Corsos.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

The job isn’t hard. You make it hard. It taught me a very valuable lesson and helped me realize that there are always ways to solve problems through innovation and teamwork. Always try your best!

Alex Payne

Marketing Associate

How long have you worked in insurance?

2 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

The amount of creativity and independence I’m allowed while doing my job.

 

What makes Suracy great?

The people that I work with really make Suracy a great place to work. 

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Traveling, playing guitar and making music, cooking, and photography.

 

Do you have any pets?

I have a one-eyed cat named Leela and a hedgehog named Winnie.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

“Even if you’re not ready for the day, it cannot always be night.”

Derek Perry

Manager of Agency Operations

How long have you worked in insurance?

3 years.

 

What do you like most about your job?

All the great people I get to interact with.

 

What makes Suracy great?

The people I work with.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Sports and dogs.

 

Do you have any pets?

2 dogs.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

If you cant say something nice about someone, dont say anything at all.

Brian Poney

Director, Account Management

How long have you worked in insurance?

8 years

 

What do you like most about your job?

Flexibility and work/life balance

 

What makes Suracy great?

The co-workers here and that everyone is working towards a common goal.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Browns Football, The Cleveland Metroparks, Working Out, Bike Riding, Meeting up with friends, Bass Fishing

 

Do you have any pets?

I have a German Shepherd and her name is Harley.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?

Treat others as you would like to be treated.

Becca Roche

VP, Marketing

How long have you worked in insurance?
3.5 years

 

What do you like most about your job?
Being able to use creativity to help others protect what matters most to them and the people! Whether it is coworkers, external colleagues, or customers, I enjoy the interactions I have on a daily basis.

 

What makes Suracy great?
We are all dedicated to helping our customers thrive while staying protected and everyone I work with goes above and beyond to help our company succeed.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?
Running, coaching, writing, and being outdoors.

 

Do you have any pets?
Phoebe, a white cat.

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?
No one ever said it was supposed to be easy! Work hard every day towards your dreams.

Susan Sposit

Licensed Agent

How long have you worked in insurance?

6 years

 

What do you like most about your job?

Building relationship with people while protecting and guiding them with their insurance needs.

 

What makes Suracy great?

The people who work here! They are a work family who cares about each other and their clients’ welfare.

 

What hobbies/interests do you have outside of work?

Nature walks and skiing

 

Do you have any pets?

A Beagle named Huck

 

What is the best piece of advice you were ever give?

Have Mercy on others as you would like to have done to you!

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