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UNICO Group Announces New Shareholders

UNICO Group’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce its newest shareholders: Paul Hughes, Chris Senkbile, Jeff Carr, Sean Kreuger, Karla Wilson, Katie Meyer and Dan Mickells.

By investing in our agency’s ownership, shareholders play a key role in our organization’s leadership, strategic ventures and serving our community.

“Successful ownership perpetuation is critical to privately owned companies. These advisors have earned their shareholder positions due to their long-term commitment to the company’s vision, hard work and time spent in the community. We are excited to have each new member take on this role and look forward to the strategic value they bring.” said Tom Champoux, President of UNICO.

Paul Hughes | Vice President, Commercial Risk Advisor

Paul has been a member of the commercial team since 2011, first becoming a shareholder in 2018. Hughes works primarily in the Omaha market and specializes in the hospitality industry, construction and property development. Paul serves as a board member of Parkinson’s Nebraska and is active within the CUES organization.

Chris Senkbile | Vice President, Commercial Risk Advisor

Chris joined UNICO in 2014 after working in commercial banking and business advising. Senkbile’s technical analysis and strong relational connections benefit clients across multiple industries and locations.

Jeff Carr | Vice President, Commercial Risk Advisor

Jeff has been with UNICO since 2015 bringing with him sales and aviation experience. Carr specializes in coverages for trucking, aviation and equipment.

Sean Krueger | Vice President, Commercial Risk Advisor

Sean has been in the insurance industry since graduating college and began with UNICO in 2015. With his prior claims adjusting, underwriting and operation experience, Krueger serves commercial clients locally in Nebraska and also has many communications clients in South Central region of the country.

Karla Wilson | Vice President, Benefits Advisor

Karla joined UNICO in 2015 after spending over 8 years in advertising sales. Wilson specializes in helping individuals navigate the private health insurance and Medicare insurance market. She strives is to help clients navigate the confusion of health insurance and to help save them money to put back into things they are passionate about. Karla served a 3-year term as a board member of the East Lincoln Business Association serving as Secretary and President.

Katie Meyer | Vice President, Benefits Advisor

Katie joined UNICO in 2016 bringing with her 7 years of sales, HR and benefits experience. She primarily works in the Omaha market helping employers with creative solutions to their employee benefits offerings.

Dan Mickells | Vice President, Commercial Risk Advisor

With over 25 years of insurance experience, Dan joined UNICO in 2016. He has been a leader in our commercial and communications divisions helping clients manage all areas of risk with a focus on cyber, professional and management liability exposures. Mickells serves as a TeamMate mentor and Nebraska Human Resources Institute (NHRI) board member.

About UNICO Group

UNICO Group is a full-service insurance agency with services ranging from commercial insurance, workers’ compensation, and employee benefits, to personal insurance and financial planning. UNICO is dedicated to getting you the best insurance products and services available to protect you, your family and your business. For more information, call 402-434-7200 or visit