Staff

Chris Petrimoulx

Chris Petrimoulx

Owner/Licensed Agent/Financial Advisor

After living in the central Michigan area for several years, Chris has returned to his home town and roots in McBain, as the fourth-generation owner of Schepers Agency. He comes to the Agency with a wide-ranging background. He earned an Accounting and Finance degree from Ferris State University and received an MBA from Central Michigan University.

Chris’s first career job after graduating from Ferris was working as an Accountant for Auto Owners Insurance Company. After gaining experience for a few years at Auto-Owners, Chris decided it was time to move closer to home. He accepted a position at CMU in the Accounting and Financial Services Division and finished his career there as Associate Director of Financial Planning and Budgets. From there, he moved on to the public school system for many years as CFO of two Michigan school districts. Chris is extremely proficient in and loves working with numbers. He has been responsible for budgets ranging from $18 million to over $400 million. Chris loves helping people and wanted to be able to do more for more people. It is that passion that drove him to become self-employed as an independent Financial Advisor, after earning his securities and insurance licenses.

His life-long career goal and dream came full circle when he took over as owner of Schepers Agency. It’s with great humbling pride that Chris is able to bring a lot of experience and be part of this incredible office that his great-grandfather started. He is ecstatic to be part of his home town once again and genuinely enjoys interacting with people and helping them. Chris operates on the basic principles of treating people with respect and hangs his hat every day on having the utmost integrity in everything he does.

Chris and his wife, Jill live in McBain. There is never a dull moment between the business and their lives together with seven kids. Chris is proud to be a Free and Accepted Mason and enjoys reading, learning new things, spending time with family and being outdoors – hiking, hunting, fishing. Making a trip to the Caribbean and going sky diving is on his bucket list.

Chris is licensed in the following: Series 7 and Series 66, Property and Casualty Insurance, Life-Accident-Health Insurance, Variable Annuities, is a Life Insurance Counselor and has his Builder’s License.

Lisa Morse

Lisa Morse

Licensed Agent

Lisa’s journey to Schepers Agency, started as time spent growing up in both Mt. Pleasant and in Cedar Springs. Her family became eventual owners of a Cadillac area restaurant. That is what brought Lisa north. She managed that restaurant for over 29 years for family and new ownership.
Lisa enjoys helping people and when she was looking to make a change from the restaurant business, she became very interested in the insurance industry. That desire drove her to earn her licensing as an agent. She thrives in that role today, on the premise of integrity and building trust in the relationships she establishes with clients. Lisa is organized, trust-worthy, and personable.

Lisa earned a CIC designation and her Property, Casualty, Life and Health licenses in 2012. Lisa came to Schepers Agency close to the start of her insurance career and continues to be adamantly dedicated to doing well in her position and is excited to pursue a lifelong career in the insurance industry.

Lisa and her husband, Gib live in Cadillac. Between them, they have three sons. Lisa loves to be on the go. She uses that energy to be an active part of her home and work communities, attending and supporting local businesses and events. Lisa has a big heart and loves to lend a helping hand. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and likes to go shopping and travel. Traveling abroad and a trip to New York City to visit the 911 ground zero tribute is on her bucket list.

Debbie Westdorp

Debbie Westdorp

Customer Service

Debbie has lived in McBain most of her life. Her mom’s family is originally from McBain and her dad is from Grand Rapids. The beginning of her childhood was spent in Missouri, where they resided for her dad’s job. Her family eventually circled back to McBain where they owned an oil company that was previously run by her grandpa and great grandpa. Debbie’s family also owned a restaurant in town. She worked at that restaurant with her family for several years before being asked to join Schepers Agency. Debbie has been with Schepers Agency since that time, having surpassed her silver anniversary with over 25 years of dedicated history with the office.

Debbie enjoys coming to work every day and likes working with people. The customers make her day and that is apparent, evidenced through Debbie’s exceptional ability to take care of customers. Her experience and knowledge base are coupled with a great sense of humor and a true gift for connecting with people. Debbie has a great work ethic, is extremely reliable and has a charismatic personality.

She and her husband, Ted have raised two wonderful children who also live in McBain along with their five grandchildren.

In her spare time, Debbie enjoys kayaking and campfires, as well as cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Debbie had a lot of fun on her last trip to Disney and would love to take another. Seeing musical plays is also something that she is interested in and would enjoy seeing more in the future.

Jill Petrimoulx

Jill Petrimoulx

Owner/Special Projects Coordinator

Jill grew up in the central Michigan area and graduated with a Business and Communications Degree from Western Michigan University. Through college, she built her character working several direct sales jobs. After graduating, she was employed as a Fundraising Consultant in Northern Michigan. The majority of her career years were then spent at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, where she began as a sales representative and earned her way through several promotions into management. Jill loves working people and having a part in the family business.

Jill and her husband, Chris have 7 kids together. Five of the kids are at home, where Jill enjoys being a stay at home mom most of the time. She occasionally fills in at the office and also has an active behind the scenes role in Schepers Agency, with various responsibilities and on-going projects. She also has a hobby business of gift basket making.

Jill enjoys the outdoors and being active. Her bucket list has check marks next to scuba diving, white water rafting and sky diving. Speaking fluent Spanish, writing a book and visiting as many national parks as possible on a cross country trip with her family, are still on the list.