Individual Insurance Team


Buffi-Jo Bentley

Buffi-Jo Bentley joined Buiten & Associates in 2008 as a Personal Lines Account Manager with 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Buiten, she worked at Lighthouse Insurance, Gales Insurance Agency and VanTol, Magennis & Lang serving both personal lines and small commercial lines accounts. Buffi attended both West Shore Community College on a […]

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Laurie Brown

Laurie joined Buiten & Associates in 2014 as a Personal Lines Account Manager with over 23 years’ of Personal & Commercial Lines insurance experience. Prior to joining Buiten, she was a Personal lines & Commercial CSR/Agent with an independent insurance agency in Western Michigan. Laurie enjoys time with her family, 2 grandchildren, fishing, camping and […]


Shelley Lehmann

Shelley joined Buiten & Associates, LLC in 2016 with 30 years of industry experience primarily in personal lines and claims handling. Prior to joining Buiten, she was a producer at an insurance agency in the Grand Rapids Area and a customer service representative at an agency in Southeast Michigan. Her prior experience includes selling and servicing personal lines accounts, handling […]


V. Jean Nolf, CISR

Jean joined the Buiten & Associates in October 1983 as a personal lines service representative and has served in many roles during her tenure. Her current positions include personnel manager, personal lines manager and commercial lines account manager. Prior to joining Buiten, she worked at the Home Insurance Company and Charles F. Harrison Agency. Jean […]


Jennie Russo

Jennie joined Buiten & Associates, LLC in 2015 as an Account Manager with 7 years of insurance experience in the personal lines market.  Prior to joining Buiten, she was an Account Manager at Hub International, an Account Manager at Riehn Insurance in Chicago & a Billing Service Advocate at Farmers Insurance. Jennie attended Western Michigan […]


Darcy Plummer

Darcy joined Buiten & Associates in 2005 as a Personal Lines Account Manager and has been in the insurance industry since 1999. Darcy is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a BS in Biology and is a licensed insurance agent. Darcy grew up like a lot of young girls, obsessed with horses. She […]


Stacey K. VanWynen

Stacey joined Buiten & Associates in 2012 as an account manager with 10 years industry experience, specializing in the individual health market for the last 5 years. Prior to joining Buiten, she was an account service representative for a Managing Agent of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for Agents in West Michigan. Stacey’s interests […]