Steve Sherwin, Director
Steve joined Sherwin’s in 1986, initially in Personal Lines (whilst doubling as the tea boy). He became an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 1993 and now focuses primarily on Commercial Insurance as well as management and administrative duties. Steve married Helen in 1990 and has three children. He is a Christian, participating actively in the local church. He is an avid reader and is happy with both paper and e-book formats. He also enjoys creating e-books from a variety of sources for use with e-book readers.
Mike Williams, Director
Mike Williams graduated from Manchester University in 1981 and has worked for insurance companies or brokers ever since. He obtained chartered insurance broker status in 2011, demonstrating the professional skills required for this qualification. Mike specialises in business insurance and enjoys meeting customers and potential customers, always aiming to exceed their expectations. Outside work Mike is a Christian and a leader at Littleover Methodist Church enjoys walking and travel and is a passionate Liverpool fan.
Chris Devitt, CERT CII, Commercial Account Handler/Account Executive
Chris joined Sherwin Insurance Services in March 2007 and has significant insurance broking experience, having worked in the industry over 10 years and being CERT CII qualified. He works closely with Mike and Steve placing and renewing commercial insurance ranging from Shops & Offices, Restaurants & Public Houses, Property Owners, Liability Insurance, Fleet and Commercial Combined. Chris is a good communicator with strong planning and organisational abilities. In his spare time, he enjoys socialising with friends, playing golf at Brailsford Golf Course and supporting Tottenham Hotspur.
Diane Oakley, Personal Account Handler
Diane joined Sherwin Insurance straight from school in July 1987. She has worked in various areas of the office as the business has evolved and is now dedicated to the personal lines team and accounting. She met her husband in the workplace and enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, getting involved with her children’s school and extra-curricular activities. Diane likes family days out, walking and reading.
Connor Thomson, Apprentice
Connor recently commenced an apprenticeship with Sherwin Insurance and is learning about the various aspects commercial insurance. He also works for Sherwin Financial where he is involved with financial services administration. In his spare time Connor enjoys reading and watching films/TV series as well as socialising with his friends. He is a huge Liverpool fan.
Nick Smith, Personal Account Handler
Nick is the newest member of the Sherwin Insurance team, having recently joined in August 2017 within the Personal Lines team. Working with Diane, he places and renews mainly Household and Motor insurance, along with Travel, Commercial Vehicle, Mini Bus and Caravan insurance. He has over 10 years industry experience, and is looking forward to furthering his career at Sherwin Insurance, including completing his CERT CII exams. Nick has a young family and is a big football fan, he also enjoys cooking, travelling and socialising with friends.