(Mike) Michael J.P. Hebert, Managing Director
Mike began his extensive insurance career in 1977 as a Junior Underwriter for The Guardian Insurance Company of Canada. Having owned multiple different insurance brokerage firms over the years, (Evans Bastion Insurance, HW Dickie Ltd and Kaatza Insurance Agencies Ltd), Mike was instrumental in the development of the HUB International brand here on Vancouver Island where he was the Vice President of Commercial Sales, Marketing and Development. His highly respected relationships with industry peers and professionals, locally, nationally and internationally along with his entrepreneurial spirit led him to found Polaris Solutions Inc, a concierge style brokerage offering unique and tailored insurance products for residential and commercial clientele.
Jason Russell Heagle, President
Jason’s career began as a Commercial and Auto Insurance broker with Hub International and he soon gained the respect of his peers and clients as a man on a mission. He quickly raised through the ranks to become a co-founder of Polaris Solutions Inc in 2016 overseeing general operations, sales and customer service. His expertise in Commercial products, particularly Commercial Auto & Fleets has set Jason apart from others, both through his dedication to our clients and his product knowledge. Jason shares his time between our two locations in Dawson Creek and Nanaimo.
Michelle Overhill, CAIB, Executive CSR and Insurance Broker
Michelle’s career started at a Victoria brokerage in 1992 where she quickly learned all aspects of our industry from Auto Insurance, Home and Commercial products. Her varied industry experience includes underwriting, insurance sales and that of an executive assistant but she is especially valuable to our clients having experience as a Claims Examiner. Michelle has a dedicated following of clientele because of the exceptional service standards she displays everyday. Michelle is the lady that keeps us all on our toes !
Cajun Bardgett, Commercial and Home Insurance Broker
Our rising star, Cajun began his career as a Auto Insurance advisor and quickly developed his skills for Commercial and Home Insurance sales. His friendly demeanor and desire to help his clients find the right products for the right price were quickly recognized by our management team and he joined Polaris Solutions in 2017 as a Commercial and Home Insurance broker. Cajun’s home base is Dawson Creek and he assists our clients in the northern region of British Columbia.
JoAnne Freelund, Commercial Insurance Specialist
JoAnne is one of our seasoned brokers having began her insurance career right out of high school in 1981. Her experience as an underwriter, broker and manager brings great value to our firm and clients. She has a true passion and dedication for our industry and her customer service is second to none ! That may be the reason why so many of her customers have been with her for 20+ years. JoAnne can assist with Personal and Commercial Insurance products and takes care of our clients in the lower mainland and Vancouver Island region of BC from our office in Nanaimo
Denise Chamberlain, Executive Assistant