R. Parke Collins, II (“Parke”) officially entered the insurance business full time in 1989 upon graduation from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Representing the third generation for the Collins family, Parke leads the agency but, also acts as a broker and outsourced risk manager for several large Midwest based corporations. Parke’s specialization is in the alternative risk financing and self-insured arena. Parke is a licensed insurance counselor, certified risk manager and has held his certified insurance counselor designation for over 25 years.
Parke’s “secret sauce” is his ability to offer and coordinate high level risk management team resources which include senior level account management, marketing, loss prevention consultation and claim mitigation strategies accompanied by his intricate level of insurance and risk financing knowledge.
Parke resides in Lowell, MI, with his wife Michelle and their four pets. Parke and Michelle have four adult children and enjoy time spent in Burt Lake, MI and Costa Rica.