Commercial Auto

Rick Gunderson
Jan Murakami
Dawn Robins
Jennifer Larsen, CIC
JoAnn Venditto, AINS, FLMI


Rick Gunderson, CIC
Commercial Auto Manager
Direct Phone (763) 257-1353
Direct Fax (763) 257-0153 rgunderson@ericksonlarseninc.com 

Rick joined Erickson-Larsen, Inc. in August of 2014 as Commercial Auto Underwriter.  In January of 2016 Rick became the Manager of Commercial Auto division in Maple Grove, MN.  He has been working in the trucking industry since 1989, and began his insurance career as a liability claims examiner for a large Insurance Carrier in the Twin Cities.  For the last decade Rick has worked for an insurance agency that specializes in truck insurance, as their fleet marketing representative.  Rick is continues to further his insurance education, and very close to earning his CPCU. Rick has a lovely family that cries openly for mercy whenever he talks about truck insurance. Due to his affinity for swimming, the smell of chlorine permeates his work space.


Jan Murakami
Commercial Auto Underwriter
Direct Phone (763) 257-1371
Direct Fax (763) 257-0171 jmurakami@ericksonlarseninc.com

Jan graduated in 1973 from Lowthian College with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Management. She started her insurance career in 1974 with Prudential Insurance Company.  In her 30 plus year career, she has worked on the P&C Company side, a Retail Agency and Managing General Agency. Jan has been employed by Erickson-Larsen since 1995.



DRobins_2013Dawn Robins
Commercial Auto Underwriter
Direct Phone (763) 257-1370
Direct Fax (763) 257-0170
drobins@ericksonlarseninc.com

Dawn began her career with Erickson-Larsen, Inc. in 1984 just after attending St. Cloud Business College. She started in the Commercial Auto Policy Processing area and then moved into Commercial Auto Underwriting in 1985.



Jennifer Larsen, CIC
President
Direct Phone (763) 257-1364
Direct Fax (763) 257-0164 jlarsen@ericksonlarseninc.com

Jennifer Larsen, CIC, CIW President Direct Phone (763) 257-1364 Direct Fax (763) 257-0164 jlarsen@ericksonlarseninc.com Jennifer is one of the unique ones. She actually wanted to go into the insurance business instead of falling into it accidently. Jennifer started her insurance career while still in high school as a file clerk. While attending college, she continued working summers and moved up into policy issuance. After graduating from Bemidji State University with a Business Administration degree and St. Cloud State University with an Insurance degree, she went to work full time as an underwriting assistant. Since then, Jennifer has worked her way through claims, audits, P&C underwriting, automation and transportation underwriting. In 2013 she became President and co-owner of Erickson-Larsen, Inc.

Jennifer is active in continuing to expand her knowledge of the insurance industry by attending numerous educational classes. In 2000, she obtained her CIC designation and in 2012 earned her CIW (Certified Insurance Wholesaler) designation.  In addition, Jennifer is a member of the USA Alliance.



Jo-7-2-2014JoAnn Venditto, AINS, FLMI
Commercial Auto Assistant Underwriter
Direct Phone:  (763) 257-1354
Direct Fax:  (763) 257-0154 jvenditto@ericksonlarseninc.com

JoAnn joined Erickson-Larsen, Inc. in March of 2011 in the Commercial Auto Processing area and moved to Assistant Underwriter in 2012. JoAnn handles the auto/garage endorsements for the MN office, plus assists with Brokerage issuance and binders as needed. She attained the AINS designation in 2013. Previous to Erickson-Larsen, Inc., JoAnn worked 12 years for a Mutual Life Insurance company with positions in Group Life, Mortgage Disability and as a programmer.