Our People

Frank Clarke, Jr. President Frank Clarke Insurance AgencyFrank Clarke, Jr.: Owner – Retired

Frank Clarke, Jr. entered the insurance industry in 1962 as a life insurance salesman. A year later, Frank obtained his property and casualty license. He had concentrated on that aspect of the business ever since. In 1972, Frank took over the management of Frank Clarke Agency from his father, and later bought the agency. Frank is currently retired; we wish him nothing but the best!

Colleen Desmont - Secretary/Treasurer Frank Clarke Insurance AgencyColleen Desmont: Secretary/Treasurer

cdesmont@frankclarkeagency.com
Colleen Desmont, Frank’s daughter, has worked for the Agency since 1982. She graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. In 1984 she obtained her property and casualty insurance license and also her life and health license. Colleen is responsible for all agency accounting and tax matters as well as supporting Nikki and Pat with personal lines.

Nikki Puckett Vice President Frank Clarke Insurance AgencyNichelle (Nikki) Puckett: President & Personal & Life Lines Representative

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Nichelle (Desmont) Puckett, Colleen’s middle child, began working for Frank Clarke Agency at a young age. She obtained her property and casualty license in 2004 and her life and health license in 2007. She is also a recent graduate of Niagara University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a minor in Economics and Finance as well as a recent graduate from John Carroll University where she received her Masters of Business Administration. She is currently the President and the head of personal lines and life lines at the agency.

Pat Mitcheltree Commercial Lines Representative Frank Clarke Insurance AgencyPat Mitcheltree: Personal Lines Representative

pmitcheltree@frankclarkeagency.com
Patricia (Pat) Mitcheltree has been in the insurance industry since 1968 when she joined the Travelers Insurance Company in Cleveland, Ohio. Once there, Pat became head of underwriting for the mass marketing department before leaving to join our agency in 1972. Shortly thereafter she obtained both her property and casualty insurance license and her life and health insurance license. Pat currently works part-time as a customer service representative for personal lines accounts.

Sean Puckett Commercial Lines Representative Frank Clarke Insurance AgencySean Puckett: Vice President & Commercial Lines Representative

spuckett@frankclarkeagency.com
Sean Puckett graduated from Niagara University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a minor in Economics and Finance. In 2009, he received his Masters in Business Administration from John Carroll University.

Sean received his property and casualty insurance license in 2005.  He recently received his life and health insurance license in 2014.  He works full time at the agency as a commercial lines representative.

Sean married Nichelle (Nikki) Desmont in 2011, proving once again that Frank Clarke Agency truly is a family-owned and operated company! 🙂

Darrick Culver Frank Clarke Insurance Agency Personal and Commercial Lines ProducerDarrick Culver: Personal & Commercial Lines Outside Sales

dculver@frankclarkeagency.com
Darrick Culver began his insurance career in 198o when he obtained his property and casualty and life insurance licenses while working as a producer for an agency in Cleveland, Ohio.

In 1982, he started the Culver Insurance Agency in Berea, Ohio which he owned and operated as an independent agent until its merger with the Frank Clarke Agency in 2010 . The merger has afforded Darrick the opportunity to join the agency staff as a Personal & Commercial Lines outside sales member.