David B. Hampson, CPCU, ARM, CAIP
David. B. Hampson is in charge of day to day operations of Grohs Schrager Hampson Insurance Agency. He holds the insurance designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) , Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP). David is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy with degrees from both Wake Forest University and the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
David has extensive insurance industry experience, and previously managed a branch office for a large regional insurance broker. David’s passion for aviation began when he was less than 10 years old and as an instrument rated commercial pilot he can regularly be found commuting to his office at Hanscom or visiting clients in his Piper Cherokee 180 or Diamond DA-40.
David lives in Greenland, NH with his wife and two sons. He is an FAA Safety Representative with the Boston FSDO and a volunteer pilot and Board Member for Above the Clouds non-profit organization. He also serves on the board of the Maine Aviation Business. He also serves on the board of the Aviation Insurance Association and is Vice President of the Aero Club of New England.
Dan Schrager began his career in aviation insurance as an underwriter for USAIG. He subsequently managed a large regional aviation insurance brokerage until 1989 at which point with a handful of customers, he founded the Aviation Insurance Agency at Hanscom Field in Bedford, MA.
Having worked in the larger corporate insurance marketplace, Dan placed a premium on the dedicated specialized service he could provide within the structure of a smaller boutique agency.
The opportunity to combine his love of flying with his enjoyment of the flying community, Dan built the agency frequently flying to clients in the agency’s Skyhawk.
Dan lives in Concord, MA with his wife Ellen and dog Callie within walking distance of Hanscom Field. He is former president, treasurer and currently director of the Aero Club of New England. He’s also a board member of Above the Clouds, a non-profit utilizing small aircraft to help sick and disadvantaged youth. He’s a long time subscriber of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and serves as an overseer to the board. Dan is a graduate of Harvard College.
David G. Hampson, CPCU, MBA
David G. Hampson has over a 40 year career in specialty insurance programs and previously served as President & CEO of Willis Programs, and in that role was responsible for providing strategic direction, profit center productivity, development of best practices for continuous improvement in sales, marketing, customer services, and relationship building with insurance company management. During his tenure David grew specialty insurance programs from $17 million in premiums in 1995 to $400 million in premiums in 2015.
David received his M.B.A. with a concentration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. He received his B.S. in Business with a major in risk and insurance from Florida State University.
David has been active in professional organizations dedicated to the risk management and insurance profession and has lectured and published articles on various aspects of risk management, insurance, insurance program development and what it takes to achieve success. He has developed proprietary models for predicting the success of new insurance programs and analyzing the health of existing insurance programs.
David lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with his wife Jo Ann. David and Jo Ann have four children, David, Jolene, Emily and Wesley and four grandchildren. David is an avid sports fan and enjoys art, skiing, running, traveling and spending time with family.
Jamie Bruno is the office manager of our Oxford, CT office. She began her career in aviation insurance in 1990 as the first employee of William J. Grohs Aviation, Inc starting as an administrative assistant. Working across the office from Bill Grohs for many years, Jamie learned the industry as Bill would say “by osmosis” listening to his interactions with clients and underwriters. Over the span of 30 years she obtained her property and casualty insurance license and began to work in all facets of the business from marketing, human resources, bookkeeping and management. She strives to give each client personalized and dedicated service with quick responses that earn her many referrals.
Jamie has lived in Connecticut her entire life and currently resides in Southbury CT with her husband Jim and sons, Bo and Tanner, as well as their three dogs. In her free time Jamie enjoys running (having completed three 1/2 marathons), training her dogs as well as cheering on her sons at their soccer games.
Jensen Basenberg is an Account Executive whose aviation career began at the University of Georgia when he obtained his SEL Certificate and subsequently became an Apache Helicopter pilot in the Army. After finishing flight school, he attended US Army Ranger School and became Ranger qualified in order to be a better air asset to the soldiers he supported on the ground. During his 9-year stint flying in the military, Jensen served in increasing positions of responsibility both in the cockpit and out and earned the ratings of Pilot-in-Command, Air Mission Commander, and Instructor Pilot. His last position in the Army had him in charge of the Army’s Flight Training program for Apache Helicopters where his unit trained more than 300 students a year with just over 100 Instructor Pilots.
After the Army, Jensen mostly worked in the sales industry, but could not shake the feeling he needed to be back in and around aviation. Through veteran connections, Jensen met the Hampsons and is thrilled to have joined their family business and be based at their Hampton Airfield office.
Jensen lives in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire with his wife and 3 children where he is a Cub Scout leader for his oldest son’s pack and an executive board member of Veterans Count.
Michelle Maduri is an account manager who has been in the insurance industry for 34 years. After graduating from business school in 1986, she began her career servicing and selling property/casualty insurance while working as a senior customer service representative at large agency in Stratford, CT. After a move to Oxford, CT in 2003, she took a position at William J. Grohs Aviation, Inc. as an account manager where she has learned the ins and outs of the aviation insurance world under the mentorship of William Grohs, who shared his passion for aviation and knowledge of aviation insurance daily.
Although born in Massachusetts, Michelle has lived in Connecticut most of her life and currently resides in Oxford, CT with her husband Ken and daughters Kelly and Jenna.
Tammy Kissinger, our accounting manager, joined us with 37 years of bookkeeping experience for profit and non-profit corporations, with a concentration in financial management, account analysis and reconciliation of accounts.
While working full-time, Tammy attended college at night and earned an Associates of Art degree from San Diego Mesa College. She started her career off as an Office Manager in a corporate accounting firm, assisting with tax preparation and performing bookkeeping services for various clients. After a few years of working in the corporate world, she followed her passion to be an entrepreneur and started her own bookkeeping business.
She has worked for diverse industries over the years, which has given her the intuitive understanding of accounting. Her expertise is the organization and implementation of accounting policies and procedures, computerized accounting systems, reconciliation of accounts, financial planning, and management of small to medium businesses.
Tammy also served on the Board of Directors for a not-for-profit company in Connecticut for eight years as the Assistant Treasurer and in that role assisted with the allocation and reconciliation of restricted and non-restricted funds.
Dana Goux is an assistant account manager who began her career in the insurance industry 15 years ago. Starting off at an health insurance company working as an account manager for small & large business groups in the Tri-State area. Dana has experience not only in the accident/health area of insurance but also has experience selling property & casualty and life insurance. She worked for State Farm as an insurance agent for 3 years. Dana was most recently an operations manager for United Healthcare focusing on the fraud, waste, abuse and error side of claims. Dana previously worked for William Grohs Aviation in 2014-2015 and decided to return in 2020 because she found that her true passion lies in aviation insurance. Dana has lived in Connecticut the majority of her life and resides in Bethany, CT with her husband Matt and daughter Viviana. In her free time she loves to cook, enjoy time with friends & family and watch sports.