Meet the SIS Team

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STEPHANIE BENINATI

Owner/Broker

Stephanie Beninati is the Broker/Owner of Strategic Insurance Services and has been assisting the Construction and Real Estate Community with their insurance and warranty needs since the late 90's. Stephanie started SIS in 2013 when she saw a need for educating clients not just selling them insurance. 

Stephanie has been an active member of her community, sitting on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Associations of Metro Denver, The Home Builders Foundation & The Construction Resource Group, where she was a founding member.  

Stephanie lives in Denver with her husband, Michael Beninati. They also have a home at Lake of the Ozarks, MO where she also has a license to sell insurance. In fact, SIS is licensed in 35 states and writes all types of hard to place risk.

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KATIE KUSISTO

Client Services Manager

Katie grew up on a family farm in upstate NY, starting in the banking world directly out of high school.  Living in NY until recently when she moved to Tennessee to be with her fiancé. 

 

Katie brings hard work and dedication to her clients to ensure that all of their client service needs are met. 

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KHADIJA ARSHAD

Customer Service Representative

Khadija has always had a passion for Customer Service and the drive to maintain Customer Excellence. After her master’s degree in Diplomatic Strategies, she started her career in the Customer Services Industry. With over fifteen years of work experience in CRM, Khadija’s passion to learn eventually brought her into the everchanging Insurance Industry. With a positive attitude, she is determined to take on any challenges and to add value to SIS.

 

Khadija loves to travel and explore; she is currently enjoying a content life with her family.

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GREG SCHWARTZ

Business Development Manager

Greg is a fresh addition to the SIS Team bringing a charisma for life and a zeal in helping clients and prospects alike.  With an early background in the entertainment industry and later in custom home building, Greg offers a unique perspective to those in the hard to place risk market.  For all new business inquiries, give Greg a call or email and he'll more than happily help you!

Greg is married to his high school sweetheart, Sarah and dad to his 2 year hold son, Rowan.  Greg and Sarah are expecting their second son and are thrilled to have a fuller, more ruckus-filled home!

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CHRIS COX

Accounting

Chris and his team at Kimcox form the backbone of the SIS accounting department.  Chris brings more than a decade of experience to the table and strives to provide superior customer service, accurate accounting, and on-demand support for SIS.

 

The Kimcox team is here to help with any accounts receivable or payable questions.