The Alliance team

A whole team, dedicated to you.

The Alliance Team is here for you. Working together, it’s our goal to make the insurance process as effortless as possible for our clients. Through collaboration and team spirit, we believe we can bring the very best personalized service to you.

Adam Seeley

Managing Principal

Adam has been an agent for more than 25 years, specializing in personal lines on the independent agency side. He is a graduate of Luther College (IA) and received his MBA in Management from the University of St. Thomas. He is licensed/certified in property/casualty insurance. Adam was recognized by the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association as the 2013 Young Agent of the Year. He lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota with his wife, Amanda, daughter Clara, and son Drew.

Chris Olafson

Principal/Insurance Advisor

Chris has been an independent personal insurance agent for more than 20 years, specializing in providing his clients a rare level of proactive service and professional advice in the area of personal and commercial insurance. Chris is originally from Duluth, Minnesota, where he attended the University of Minnesota–Duluth and where he met his wife Stacey. They live in Woodbury with their four busy boys: Anders, Erik, Niklas, and Davin. Chris enjoys spending free time outdoors, golfing, hunting, and attending his kids’ various activities.

Adam De Quesada

Partner/Insurance Advisor

Adam has worked for Alliance Insurance Advisors since the company’s inception in 2011. Prior to his role as an insurance advisor, Adam worked in the banking industry and golf profession. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls and continues to advance his education within the insurance industry. Adam is married to his wife, Nikki, and has three young sons Jack, Max and Blake. He loves the summer months in Minnesota, and spends as much time as he can outdoors. He enjoys following Minnesota sports teams, and as a side note, he can easily be talked into trying unique foods!

Chad Fuenffinger

Partner/Insurance Advisor

Chad has been in the industry since 2009 and is licensed in property/casualty insurance. He acquired his CISR designation in 2013 and is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he received a Business Marketing degree. Chad lives in Roseville with his wife Carla, and his children, Charles, Eila, Cecilia, and Fredric. A PGA Class A golf professional, Chad likes to hit the links whenever he gets a chance. In summer, he and his family enjoy heading up to Carla’s family cabin and fishing for the elusive walleye. In winter, he enjoys playing hockey and curling.

Siri Ciardelli

Office Manager/Insurance Advisor

Siri began her insurance career in 2012 right out of college after finishing her degree at University of Northern Iowa. She obtained her degree in Nonprofit and Youth-Servicing Organization Administration and moved to Minnesota in 2016 to be closer to family. She acquired her CISR Elite designation in 2021. Siri, her husband and two golden retrievers live in Hopkins. They welcomed identical twin girls in July of 2022, Maeve and Juni. Siri and her family enjoy spending time at their family cabin on East Battle Lake, visiting local breweries, and getting outside with their babies and biking with her husband.

Tracey Tvedt

Insurance Advisor

Tracey has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Her parents owned an insurance agency—a family business where good customer service was simply the right thing to do, and it is ingrained deeply within her as well. Tracey lives in White Bear Lake with her husband, Greg. She has five grown children, and together they have 14 grandchildren. In her spare time, Tracey loves family dinners and sleep-overs with the grandkids. She enjoys reading, baking, camping, and watching Netflix with her three cats: Pearl, Penny, and Pete.

Sarah Mastarone

Insurance Advisor

Sarah specializes in personal lines and has more than 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. She was first licensed when she was nineteen and started working for her grandparents’ agency in White Bear Lake. Sarah lives in Oakdale with her husband, Tim, and children, Roman and Madelyn. When she is not working, she can be found spending time with her family and finding new places to explore in Minnesota. She enjoys reading, camping, crocheting, and traveling.

Julie Cartford

Insurance Advisor

Julie has worked in the insurance industry for more than 18 years in a variety of roles. When she married Chuck, they moved to California where she remained in the insurance industry. Julie and Chuck moved back to Minnesota and Julie stayed home to raise their 2 sons; Sam and Ben. Insurance was calling her name again after the boys enrolled at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus. Julie enjoys travel, spending time with family, camping, tending to flower gardens, and cooking.

Nancy Rose, CISR

Insurance Advisor

Nancy has worked in the insurance field for more than 20 years. She lives with her husband, two daughters and three dogs. Nancy loves to get to know her insurance customers and building a relationship built on trust and mutual respect. In her free time Nancy enjoys a good book, fishing and walking her three dogs.

Jenny Bissell

Insurance Advisor

Jenny started working in the insurance business in Iowa before moving back to Minnesota in 2019 after getting married. Her husband, Austin, refinishes and installs wood flooring throughout the Twin Cities area. Jenny enjoys volunteering, fishing, kayaking, golfing, gardening, cooking, reading and spending time with friends and family while exploring Minnesota.

Blain Clemons

Insurance Advisor

Blain is dedicated to providing exceptional service and trustworthy guidance to clients. Though relatively new to the insurance industry, Blain’s commitment to helping others and ensuring their peace of mind is unwavering. Passionate about building strong, lasting relationships, Blain tailors insurance solutions to meet each client’s unique needs. His goal is to make the insurance process as straightforward and stress-free as possible, ensuring clients have the coverage needed to protect what matters most. In his free time, you’ll find Blain in the gym or spending time with his loyal Labrador, Quinn.

Brenda Mager

Insurance Advisor

Brenda has been in the insurance industry for over 18 years. Her primary focus is in Personal Lines. Before beginning her career insurance, she worked in the banking industry. Brenda lives with her husband, daughter, and new Brittany puppy. She loves the outdoors. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, gardening, and traveling. A few of her favorite places she’s traveled are the BWCA, Costa Rica, and Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands.

Mike Johnson

Insurance Advisor

Michael’s career in the insurance industry began shortly after he graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2014. He spent nearly a decade working as a commercial underwriter prior to joining the Alliance Insurance Advisors team and is currently a licensed commercial property and casualty producer. Michael lives in North Saint Paul with his wife Theresa, their young daughter McKenna, and their cat Ghost. He enjoys reading, fantasy football and spending time outdoors with his family in his free time.

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