Our Team

Dickenson & Associates LLC brings over 200 combined years and five generations of insurance expertise to help business owners, families, and individuals in making important insurance decisions. Our comprehensive approach, wide range of financial knowledge and personal touch help to educate and implement the right solutions.

PARTNERS

Amy joined Dickenson & Associates in 1990 after attending the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has been specializing in insurance planning for individuals, small to medium businesses, medical institutions, and their key people for more than three decades.

Amy has dedicated herself to the physician marketplace, designing unique programs to assist physicians in protecting their livelihood through customized Life and Disability Insurance products and protecting their assets through Long Term Care Insurance. Amy continues to provide an exceptional level of service reaching all her clients wherever their career paths may lead.

The outdoors has always been a passion with skiing at the top of her list. Cooking, traveling, music concerts and yoga also come in high on her list as well but not in that order.

Amy and her husband Pep love to help their community and support local organizations such as Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, Flashes of Hope, Medwish, University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic.

Since graduating from The University of Virginia in 1993, David S. Dickenson III has been a broker and consultant for Life, Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance, as well as Executive and Employee Voluntary Benefit Programs. An expert in his field for decades, clients, advisors, and colleagues partner with David to analyze existing insurance and to secure appropriate benefits.

David currently serves as the Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Council from 2019 to 2022. In addition, David will be the Chairman of the Gift Planning Advisory Committee at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 2020 to 2022.

Since 1999, David and his entire family have been active in support of Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital. His family finds their involvement in local children's health systems to be very rewarding.

David and his family enjoy a variety of outdoor activities and exercise, including yoga, golf, swimming in the ocean, and traveling.

After graduating from the University of Virginia, in 1962, David S. Dickenson II began his career in Cleveland, Ohio selling Life Insurance to individuals, business owners and corporations. For more than 5 decades, David has been addressing his clients’ needs through quality advice, extensive knowledge, and exceptional client service.

David specializes in customized solutions for Life, Disability, and Long-Term Care Insurance. Having two children in the business, Amy and David III, assures continuity for the future of Dickenson & Associates, LLC.

David is a 5-time national tennis champion and proud member of the Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame, and an avid golfer. He enjoys working in the yard, fishing, and spending time with his wife, children and 10 grandchildren.

David and his wife Frances provide significant philanthropic support to many organizations throughout Northeastern Ohio; Vocational Guidance Services, Two Foundation, University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic while being an acting Board Member for Cole Eye Institute.

Vikki’s 40 plus years with Dickenson & Associates, is also a partner in the organization. She started as an administrative assistant and then moved into an office Manager’s position. She now works directly with clients, specializing in Life Insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance for individuals and corporate markets. With years of expertise as an insurance executive, Vikki brings an extensive wealth of knowledge as an underwriting expert in the large case market. She has developed relationships with insurance companies and clients being able to provide them with outstanding products and services. Vikki works directly handling concerns of clients in facilitating strategic long-term planning. Vikki has important duties in our organization such as but not limited to leadership, firm culture, mentoring associates, and much more.

Vikki loves traveling with her husband. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and their 11 grandchildren. She has been known to make blankets and donate them to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals, work community meals and provide homemade pastries for the desserts.


SUPPORT STAFF

Barb has college degrees in Business, Accounting, and Executive Administration Management. She joined our team to lead us with many years of experience in the office management and Human Resource positions. Barb assists in the development and implementation of the company policies and procedures. Barb identifies opportunities for process and office management improvements, design, and implementation of new systems and processes. She also manages and oversees the administration of HR policies, programs, and practices. She is extremely talented at multi-tasking to keep our office functioning efficiently.

Barb enjoys sharing time with her 5 grandchildren. She takes pleasure in being outside in the warm, sunshining weather. Barb is a cat lover, where lucky Banjo was adopted from the APL and Mia is a rescued a stray.

Roberta is invaluable in her role with Dickenson & Associates since 1986. She manages all aspects of the finances; Roberta’s accounting is vitally important to our organization as she allows the producers/partners to do their job while she maintains the books. Roberta manages our accounting procedures and cash management to ensure protection of our assets. She is also responsible for overall productivity/expense management and improvements. Roberta is a key point of contact for reconciling daily, monthly, and yearly transactions.

She is married to her High School sweetheart for almost 5 decades. Roberta enjoys spending most of her free time with her grandchildren and loves our Cleveland sports teams.

After graduating from Bowling Green State University in 2013, Chase joined the Dickenson & Associate’s team. As a licensed agent, Chase specializes in life, disability, and long-term care insurance. Chase prides himself on excellent client service to secure appropriate levels of insurance coverage for individuals and business owners. Analyzing the client’s needs allows him to work with each of them individually to determine the best product or service to reach their current and future financial goals.

Chase is an avid Cleveland sports fan and tries to attend as many Indians, Browns, and Cavs games as possible. In his free time, Chase enjoys fishing, playing golf, and staying active.

Colt has been a licensed Insurance Agent since the summer of 2017 and has joined Dickenson & Associates. He became a recent graduate at Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2019 where he obtained a degree in Business Management. Colt supports our organization by performing insurance audits for existing clients to ensure they maintain appropriate levels of coverage for their changing needs.

While in college in Palm Beach, Colt volunteered his time working with the Unified Lacrosse Foundation for disabled and mentally impaired children. He also donated time, supplies, and food to the Tri-County Animal Rescue operation.

Debbie has an extensive responsibility in keeping our multi-state licenses in an approved status for our partners and insurance consultants. With her vast knowledge, she coordinates the scheduling of all carrier appointments and ensures the partners and insurance consultants are compliant. She provides administrative support expertise to all members of the team which includes obtaining important information for applications. She also coordinates and organizes luncheons for special events.

Debbie enjoys spending time with her husband as well as her two children and her grandchild . Debbie likes her summer hideaway and cheering on the Cleveland Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers teams.

Amy holds a Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Kent State University. Amy works closely with our team on new business development, calculating insurance premiums, providing insurance summaries, disability, and life insurance application processing, and assists with the disability claims procedure. From quotes to policy delivery, she excels in providing outstanding policy holder service to our clients. Amy is responsible for a diverse scope of projects and ensuring completion of short and long-term projects. Amy is an organized team player taking on projects such as company branding, client organization, and applying LEAN philosophy to our company which in turn improves our office efficiencies.

She is a proud dog mom to a black lab mix named Rogue and enjoys all things sci-fi, hiking with her dog, quilting, and is a seamstress for cosplay looks.

Leatha is a licensed Life & Health Agent since 1995 and has almost three decades of insurance industry experience. She manages our life insurance and long-term care insurance processes for individuals, business owners, family offices as well as a detailed billing project for large hospital affiliations. Leatha is very observant and generates leads for the agents to pursue when a policy needs to be reviewed. This is a result of her agent-training and experience. Leatha provides great customer service which includes day-to-day communication with clients updating them on application status, providing them with policy information, completing applications for coverage and requesting medical information.

Leatha has volunteered her time with Veteran’s Affairs. She also enjoys church, sports, movies, spending time with family, and traveling out of state to roller skating parties.

Vanessa holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing from the University of Dayton. Over the years she has had positions in sales, sales training, and client support. Vanessa works with David Dickenson III assisting clients through the insurance application process, underwriting and policy delivery. She works with all types of cases including individual, business and families with multiple policy holders. In addition, Vanessa provides ongoing policy holder services to existing clients, whether it be life, disability, or long-term care. Vanessa also works with financial advisors to help manage their client’s insurance needs.

Outside of work, she enjoys all things social, spending time with her friends, family and, most importantly, her three children. Vanessa loves the outdoors and is a long-time yogi and practices as much as she can.