Matt Durocher, Owner/President
Matt joined the family business in 2009; after spending the previous eight years with Gore Mutual Insurance Company; where he held various commercial and business development roles. He is looking forward to building upon the strong foundation that his dad, Gerry has created here at Conestoga Insurance. The recent ownership transition ensures 3 generations of family ownership, since Matt’s grandfather Frank started the business in 1974.
Matt is a graduate of the University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Management Economics. He has a passion for sports and although he is a ‘few’ years removed from his competitive sports days, he still finds time to keep active playing baseball, hockey and football. Matt and his wife Sarah live in Cambridge with their three children. They enjoy spending time together frequenting the local businesses, farmers market and many parks that the city of Cambridge has to offer.
Caralee Brown, Office Manager/Personal Lines Broker
Cara joined the family business in 1985 when her grandfather, Frank Durocher hired her as the receptionist. Two years later she became a registered insurance broker. Cara had the rare opportunity of working alongside her grandparents for many wonderful years. Providing excellent customer service was a philosophy instilled in her by Frank and one that carries on at Conestoga Insurance to this day in Cara’s role as Office Manager/Producer. When you call for a quote on personal lines business, Cara is the one you will speak to.
Cara and her husband Dave have been married for over 30 years. They have two sons who while growing up were very heavily involved in competitive sports. She can relate to challenges we face today balancing work and raising a family. Both boys are now attending post-secondary school. Cara enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.