Urbana Office

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Urbana, Ohio Office

Our Urbana, Ohio office (formerly BNFS Insurance) is a locally owned and operated insurance agency that proudly serves the Urbana, Ohio community. Our expert team of insurance professionals has the knowledge and experience to tailor custom policies to fit your specific and unique needs.

Urbana, Ohio

121 Miami St
Urbana, OH 43078

Phone: (937) 306-7781
Fax: (937) 653-4457

Our current office is the same one that opened in 1921, and in total, our staff has a more than 200 years of insurance experience. Our commitment is to strengthening the community through quality insurance protection, and by supporting local organizations that share our values.

The charitable organizations that we are regularly involved with and support are 4-H, youth sports, school functions, the Champaign County Fair, and more. We also have members that serve the Arts Council, Chamber of Commerce, Urbana Rotary, Cancer Society, just to name a few.

We have always believed in the philosophy that it’s about people, not policies. That’s why we continue to carry the responsibility and legacy of safeguarding our community and clients, the people we personally care about.

When you think of CoverLink, the insurance staples such as renters, home, auto, and umbrella are just the beginning offerings for coverage. Not to mention, we also provide protection for farms, professional liability insurance, and contractors insurance.

Know that when you work with CoverLink, the attention to detail and exceptional service is just the same as our other office locations. Our team of professionals are here to help you get the coverage you need! Many of our clients choose to stay with us because of the personalized support we provide, so no matter when tragedy may strike, you can take care of the things you need to and leave it to us to handle the rest.

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Tom Simon

Tom Simon

President & CEO

Tom has worked in the insurance industry since 1977 holding numerous positions from Account Executive and Agency Manager, to his current role as President. He combines his unique ability of thinking differently with his wealth of insurance and business experience to propel H&H to new levels of success.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. In addition, he’s also an avid woodsman… yes, you read that correctly. He can often be found yelling “timber” or just splitting firewood for family and friends.

Matt Simon

Matt Simon

Vice President

Prior to joining the team at H&H in 2006, Matt worked as an Underwriter with a multi-state insurance company located in Columbus, Ohio. Matt is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), having successfully completed the rigorous coursework and exams to earn these designations.

He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Professional Insurance Agents Association of Ohio and the Associated Risk Managers of Ohio, in addition to volunteering his time to multiple other community and industry organizations.

In 2013, Matt was awarded and recognized as the National Young Insurance Agent of the Year.

Gina Loehr

Gina Loehr

Senior Account Manager

Gina oversees the Commercial Lines division at H&H, which is responsible for managing the business insurance needs for clients.

She has worked in the insurance industry since 1980, beginning as a Commercial Underwriter with a regional company located in Springfield, Ohio.

In 1984, she earned her Certificate in General Insurance, and in 1995, her Accredited Advisor of Insurance designation.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including two grandsons, and biking.

Marilyn Springs

Marilyn Springs

Senior Account Manager

Marilyn oversees the Personal Lines division at H&H, and helps individuals and families with their home, auto, umbrella and other personal insurance needs, which she thoroughly enjoys.

Marilyn has been active in the insurance industry since 1988 spending the majority of her time working in Personal Lines.

In her spare time, of which there is very little, she enjoys watching her granddaughter and grandson, and travelling as much as she can.

Tim O'Rielley

Tim O’Rielley

Account Executive

Tim works with individuals, families and businesses to design insurance policies perfectly suited to their specific needs.

He has been working in the insurance industry, and with H&H, since 1993. As a lifelong resident of Logan County, he’s been involved with a number of community organizations, often taking the leadership role such as President of the Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way.

He’s often found spending as much time as possible with his two daughters, and his grandkids.

Mark Osborne

Mark Osborne

Account Executive

Mark has worked at Hill & Hamilton since 2004. He specializes in life and health insurance, where he utilizes his extensive knowledge to help clients make sense of a confusing and ever changing market.

He also holds the Property & Casualty Insurance License, and often helps families as well as small businesses to set up their insurance protection plan.

Mark graciously volunteers his time to several community organizations, and enjoys spending his free time with his family.

Leah Loehr

Leah Loehr

Account Manager

Leah joined the Commercial Lines division at Hill & Hamilton in 2012 where she works closely with business owners on their Commercial Insurance needs to help them achieve their desired level of protection.

Leah is known for her outgoing personality, positive attitude, and relentless pursuit of the goals she sets out to achieve. Clients often rave about her and the service she provides.

In her spare time, Leah enjoys spending time with her family and friends… and she can often be found at the closest Buffalo Wild Wings!

Larry Middaugh

Larry Middaugh, PLCS

Account Executive

Larry comes to Hill & Hamilton with an extensive background in sales, bringing over 30 years of experience and commitment to taking care of his clients in the banking and mortgage industry.

Larry’s dedication to his clients aligned so well with the H&H tradition of relentlessly caring for, and protecting its clients, that he joined the team of Licensed Insurance Advisors in 2015.

Those in need of Personal or Business Insurance are delighted after working with Larry.

In his spare time, Larry is actively involved in multiple community groups, and his church. He enjoys being a father to his three children, and a husband to his beautiful wife Cathy.

Tony Fink

Tony Fink, CIC, CLCS

Account Executive

Tony is responsible for serving the needs of individuals and businesses looking for property & casualty insurance. In addition, he’s licensed and capable of advising clients that desire life insurance protection.

He’s a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS), having successfully completed the rigorous coursework and exams to earn these designations.

Tony entered the insurance industry in 2008 bringing a diverse background of experience and knowledge to his Account Executive position with H&H.

In his free time, Tony enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, following sports and listening to music.

Meg Barton

Meg Barton

Account Manager

Meg works in the Commercial Lines division at H&H as an Account Manager, where she helps businesses with their varying & complex insurance needs, from Business Auto to Commercial Liability, Directors & Officers to Commercial Property.

Meg earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Urbana University in Ohio. She has been active in the insurance industry since 2006, and is an Ohio Notary.

In her spare time, Meg enjoys spending time with her family at Indian Lake, listening to live music and reading.

Jordan Springs

Jordan Springs

Account Manager

Jordan joined the H&H team in 2017, bringing top-notch client service skills acquired through several years in the banking industry.

She’s constantly assisting and advising clients on their personal insurance needs – home, auto, jewelry, umbrella and other policies – not to mention, she’s just plain fun to be around!

In her spare time, Jordan enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her husband and two kids.

Jill Rawlins

Jill Rawlins

Account Manager

Jill works in the Personal Lines Department where she helps individuals and families with their Home, Auto, Umbrella and other personal insurance needs.

She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in 2009 from Otterbein University, and shortly after began her career in the insurance industry.

In addition to holding the Ohio Property & Casualty Insurance License, she also has her Accident & Health, Life and Variable licenses.

Jill enjoys spending as much time as she can with her family, and especially enjoys being with her little girl who makes her laugh often.

Chris Badenhop

Chris Badenhop

Account Executive

Chris joined the H&H team in 2017 with a diverse and exciting professional and educational background. He works with individuals, families and businesses to find the ideal solution for their life insurance needs.

He brings a positive attitude and a desire to help his clients in his position at H&H, but most importantly, he shares one of the most fundamental beliefs we hold dear within our organization: he cares. He cares about his clients, he cares about protecting all that’s important to them, and above all, he cares about doing what’s in the best interest of his clients. His enthusiasm and empathy set him apart, and he’s backed by the top-notch service provided at H&H, making him a tremendous asset to his clients. In short, Chris puts people before policies.

In his free time Chris enjoys spending time in the outdoors hunting and fishing. He’s also a passionate sports fan devoting support to all levels of play.

Joe Cooney

Joe Cooney

Account Executive

When considering business insurance, contracts and requirements are often complex and confusing. As professional insurance agents, Hill & Hamilton is in a position to help. We’ll help you secure the right business insurance at the right price so you can enjoy the security and peace-of-mind you deserve, and spend time focusing on your business and not your insurance.

Kelli Young

Kelli Young

Director of Marketing

Kelli brings extensive marketing expertise to H&H after spending nine years in the automotive industry, where she gained valuable insight in the areas of design, digital presence, and content creation.

After joining H&H in 2015, her focus has been on telling the story of our long standing belief, that people are more important than policies, in a fresh way with a digital twist, allowing consumers who believe what we believe to find us easier.

Kelli graduated from Ohio University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, and earned her Master’s Degree in Business from Ashland University in 2010.

She enjoys spending time with her family, especially being outside with her son and two daughters.

Jami Radern

Jami Rader

Director of First Impressions

As the Director of First Impressions, Jami brings top-notch client service skills. She’s constantly assisting clients with billing inquiries, working to resolve any frustrating issues they’re having, and she’s just plain fun to be around!

In her spare time, Jami enjoys spending time with family, especially her husband and four children and going on four-wheeling trips together.

Erika Asher

Erika Asher

Account Manager

Erika works in the Commercial Lines division at H&H as an Account Manager, where she helps businesses with their varying & complex insurance needs, from Business Auto to Commercial Liability, Directors & Officers to Commercial Property.

In her spare time, Erika enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her son.

Erin Workman

Erin Workman

Account Manager

Erin joined the Personal Lines division at H&H in 2019, as an Account Manager, where she helps individuals and families with their Home, Auto, Umbrella and other personal insurance.

She previously worked in the healthcare industry before getting her insurance license in November of 2018.

When Erin isn’t at work, you can find her cheering on her kids at various sporting events almost every day of the week. In addition, she enjoys planting flowers, finding rusty items to decorate with and spending as much time with her family as possible.

Alissa Grim

Alissa Grim

Account Manager

Alissa works as an Account Manager where she helps individuals and families find the insurance that best fits their needs.  She also serves and assists businesses needing guidance and advice on their commercial insurance coverages.

In addition to earning her Ohio Property & Casualty Insurance license in 2008, Alissa received her Life Insurance License in 2010, and she’s also an Ohio Notary.

In her spare time, Alissa enjoys spending time with her family camping, and watching her son race go karts around the U.S.

Vickie Allen

Vickie Allen

Account Manager

Vickie has worked at Dunlap Hay Insurance since 2000 helping clients with a diverse set of needs, from securing the coverage that’s best for their individual situation, to providing guidance when claims or billing questions arise.

Vickie currently holds the Ohio Property & Casualty Insurance License, and is well known to clients because of her infectious personality and radiant smile that greets them when visiting the office.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and traveling.

Randy Leopard

Randy Leopard

Vice President

Randy began his insurance career in 2000 working with both personal and business clients on their health insurance needs.  In 2008, he expanded his area of focus to include all types of insurance his clients needed from home & auto insurance to business insurance.

Randy resides in Urbana where he enjoys spending time with his family, and taking in a horse race from time to time.

Melodi Wilkins

Melodi Wilkins

Senior Account Manager

Melodi has called CoverLink her ‘work home’ since 2009.  In her position as a Senior Account Manager, she works closely with clients needing home, condo, renters, auto, umbrella and other types of personal insurance coverage. Melodi also provides service and assistance to businesses regarding their insurance protection needs.

In her spare time, Melodi enjoys being outside and spending time with her family, especially with her granddaughter.

Morgan Edwards

Morgan Edwards

Account Manager

Morgan joined the CoverLink family in 2019, as an Account Manager. She helps her clients with personal insurance needs such as, home, condo, renters, auto umbrella and more. In addition, she works closely with business owners on their Commercial Insurance needs to help them achieve their desired level of protection.

In her spare time, Morgan enjoys spending time with her family and friends, making memories and enjoying all that life has to offer!