Our team members are experts at helping you place insurance on your home, vehicle, travel plans, business, and more!
Ivan Buchholtz – Owner
Ivan has worked in financial services since 2000. Raised in Peace River, Ivan is passionate about the people and industry in Northern Alberta. Ivan provides advice in all areas of financial security planning, specializing in corporate insurance and investment solutions.
His dedication to education and remaining up to date in the investment and insurance industries has resulted in Ivan completing many courses; because of this continued commitment to higher standards of professional development, he has completed several designations that are highly regarded in our industry, including, The Certified Health Insurance Specialist; Chartered Life Underwriter and all of the courses required for the Certified Financial Planner designation.
When not in the office Ivan can be found enjoying his other passions, snowmobiling in the winter and jet boating in the summer.
Jeannette Danks – Branch Manager
Jeannette has been working in financial services for over 20 years, beginning in banking after completing her degree at the University of Lethbridge. Jeannette moved to Peace River in 2002 to expand her career opportunities, she has taken many industry related courses and holds a Personal Financial Planner designation. As a member of the Buchholtz Financial team for over 10 years, Jeannette has helped clients work towards their financial goals and helped them to protect their greatest asset, themselves. In 2019 Jeannette began working with I.D. Insurance Brokers and enjoys being able to meet all of her clients financial and insurance needs.
Jeannette’s involvement in business and community organizations has strengthened her bond with the community she calls home. Away from the office, you can find Jeannette, with her family, at the hockey rink, ski hill or around a camp fire.
Donna Havener -Administrative Representative
Donna has been working in the insurance industry as an administrative assistant since June 2017. Donna has worked in the service industry for over 20 years. Prior to starting at I.D. Insurance, Donna worked in banking, and a law firm as a Real Estate Conveyancer. Donna’s primary role is to ensure continuity within the office between all brokers and information sharing. Donna enjoys talking to the clients and remembers names and faces and believes clients like that they are remembered. Donna also does the bookkeeping for both our companies, so she is kept busy.
When not working, Donna likes to camp, read, and just relax with her 4 kids and 3 grandchildren and her dog.
Stephane Simard -Insurance Advisor
Stephane has over 13 year of experience in the insurance industry. He's been selling policies to fit individual clients' needs with the emphasis on long-term relationship building, as well as excellent customer services. Stephane started working for Simard Insurance in High Prairie and Valleyview, and later made the move south to Olds Alberta. However, Stephane has always loved Northern Alberta, and after a brief stay in Olds, he and his family decided to move back to where it all started.
When Stephane is not working, he is enjoying the outdoors with his family and friends.
Abby Moskalyk – Insurance Advisor
Abby started working at Buchholtz Financial in 2010 as administrative support. Abby obtained her LLQP in 2013 and then General Insurance license in 2016 . Abby works as a producer at ID Insurance Brokers and specializes in your commercial and personal insurance needs. Abby emphasizes on building a relationship with clients so she can asses their insurance needs.
When not in the office Abby enjoys spending time with family, gardening, sports and spending time outdoors.