PDCM Welcomes Jay Schares and Liz DeJoode as Newest Shareholders

Published in What's Happening? on Monday, May 8, 2023

PDCM Welcomes Jay Schares and Liz DeJoode as Newest Shareholders

Waterloo, IA - PDCM Insurance is excited to announce the addition of Jay Schares and Liz DeJoode as the newest shareholders of the 107-year-old company. Their extensive experience and expertise will help drive the company's continued growth and success.

Jay Schares, a seasoned insurance executive, brings over 15 years of experience to the PDCM team. He has a proven track record of building successful teams and delivering exceptional results for clients. Schares will play a key role in expanding PDCM's commercial insurance offerings.

Liz DeJoode, the first female shareholder in PDCM's history, is a highly respected industry leader with over 10 years of experience in employee benefits consulting. She has a deep knowledge of the healthcare industry and a passion for helping clients navigate complex benefit programs.

"We are thrilled to have Jay and Liz join our team as shareholders," said PDCM President Chris Fereday. "Their leadership, expertise, and commitment to our clients make them an ideal fit for PDCM. We look forward to their contributions as we continue to grow and expand our business."

About PDCM: PDCM is a leading insurance and risk management firm serving clients throughout the Midwest. With over 60 employees, PDCM provides a wide range of insurance products and services, including commercial insurance, employee benefits, and personal insurance.

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Jay Schares,  Commercial Insurance Vice President & PDCM Shareholder
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Liz DeJoode,  Employee Benefits Vice President & PDCM Shareholder