Our Staff

Michael P. Regan
President/Owner

Michael joined Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. in 2019 as a principal in the firm. Michael has over 14 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry. He is a graduate of Springfield College, class of 2005 and a Graduate of The National Alliance School for Producer Development, class of 2006. Michael holds a Property Casualty Insurance Broker’s License.

Committed to the community Michael was awarded with The Henry Fifield Award in 2016 (Volunteer of the year). Michael is still involved on numerous boards, and committees including Holyoke Chamber of Commerce, The Granby Athletic Association, Business Networking International, Ambassador of The Orchards Golf Course, Volunteer Coach for First Tee Program, and other Local youth sports.

Brenda Hamel, CISR
Treasurer/General Manager

Brenda Hamel is the Treasurer for the Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. concentrating on the human resources and financial aspect of the agency. She has been with the Clayton team since 1988 and has more than three decades of experience working in the insurance industry.
Brenda has held various positions at the agency, starting as the receptionist and working her way up the ladder to Treasurer. She is a licensed insurance broker and holds the Customer Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.

When Brenda is out of the office, she enjoys golf and spending time with her family in Southampton.

Jeffrey Clayton, CIC
Vice President

Jeff began his insurance career after graduating from St. Anselm College with a BA in Business in 1986 and taking a job with Commercial Union Insurance in Boston as a claims adjuster. In 1989, Jeff came back home to work with his father, Marty, as a licensed property/casualty insurance broker. During this time, Jeff obtained his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. After taking a hiatus to work for another family owned business, the Yankee Pedlar Inn, Jeff returned to the Clayton Insurance Agency in 2015 and focuses on small to medium sized Commercial accounts and Personal Lines accounts. Jeff is also a Notary Public.

Martin J. Clayton
Chairman of the Board

Personal Lines

Denise M. Noonan
Personal Lines Account Executive

Education: Graduated from Westfield University 1984 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education & Psychology

Denise started in the insurance industry in 1987 as a Personal Lines Adjuster handling claims for Hanover Insurance Company, where she worked for 13 years. From 2004 – 2017, Denise worked for Amica.  She obtained her P&C Producer License and worked as a Senior Account Representative in Personal Lines.  She dealt with high volumes of accounts and excelled in sales.

Denise joined Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. in May 2018 as a Personal Lines CSR Representative.

She is married with 3 children and resides in Westfield.  In her free time, she enjoys intense workouts, running & biking.  With Summer being her favorite season, Denise’s happy place is at the beach, sitting by the pool or just being outdoors. Her mottos in life are “Do no harm” and “Live like you were dying, because every day is a gift!”

Melinda Montgomery
Personal Lines Account Executive

Melinda has worked in the insurance industry for 31 years specializing in personal insurance.  She has been with Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc since 2009.

Melinda has her Property & Casualty Broker’s license and is a Notary Public. She is the Senior Personal Lines Account Executive, assisting customers and overseeing the Personal Lines Department.

Commercial Lines

Sarah Premo, CISR
Commercial Lines Account Executive

Sarah has been working in the insurance industry for almost 20 years. She got her start in the Commercial Lines department of an agency out in the Berkshires before coming to Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. 6 years ago. Her background has always been Commercial Lines insurance.

When not working Sarah enjoys concerts, hiking with her dog and spending time with friends & family. Going forward she plans on obtaining more designations so she may advance her career in the insurance industry.

Margaret (Meg) Munroe
Claims Specialist/ Commercial Lines CSR

Meg is a Holyoke native and has been in the insurance industry for 31 years.  She has been with Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. for 27 years as a Claims Representative and Commercial Lines CSR.  

Meg graduated from Holyoke Community College with a degree in Liberal Arts & Science.  She is married with 2 children.

Fe’ Trudell
Commercial Lines Account Executive

Fé Trudell grew up in Holyoke and received an Associates Degree from Holyoke Community College.
Fé and her husband John are lifelong residents of Holyoke where they raised two children, Renée and Michael.

Fé has worked at Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. for 38 years and is part of the Commercial Lines Team as an Account Executive.

She enjoys gardening, working out with her gym buddies and spending time and traveling with her family and close group of childhood friends.

Kaitlyn N. Daysh, CISR
Commercial Lines Account Executive

Kaitlyn Daysh is a Commercial Lines Account Executive for the Clayton Insurance Agency, Inc. She has been with the Clayton team since 2014.

Kaitlyn has held various positions at the agency, starting as the receptionist and working her way up to the Commercial Lines Department. She is a licensed insurance broker and holds the Customer Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.

When Kaitlyn is out of the office, she enjoys hiking and spending time with her friends and family.

Office

Mark D. LaVallee, LUTCF
Sales

Mark is an experienced Agent with the Clayton Insurance Agency, working primarily in the Personal insurance field, specializing in Life Insurance. Mark also has a growing and working knowledge in the Commercial Insurance field. Mark brings a No Nonsense, straight forward approach to our clients by providing a clear understanding and protecting what they value most.

Mark started in the Insurance industry as a Life & Health Agent and then being recruited by one of the Top Five insurance Companies in the country in 2009 and earning his Life Underwriting Training Counsel Fellowship designation (LUTCF). Mark worked in the personal insurance markets and then branching into the small business commercial. Mark joined the Clayton Insurance Team in February 2019.

Mark is married, with two children and three Grandchildren, Mark enjoys playing Golf, Camping and building things for his granddaughters.

Retired Army, Retired Firefighter, MCVFA Member, AF & AM, Degree in Business Administration, Licensed in Life & Health 2007, Licensed in Property & Casualty 2009, Professional Designation (LUTCF) 2012

Amanda Cordeiro
Administrative Assistant

Amanda is the receptionist at Clayton Insurance Agency. She has been with the agency since April 2019. In addition to receptionist duties, she assists the Personal Lines department with various tasks.

Amanda obtained her Personal Lines Brokers license. She lives in Southwick and enjoys traveling.

The Clayton Insurance Agency is a full line agency committed to providing quality insurance service and products to our customers at competitive prices.
Clayton Insurance Agency 50th Anniversary - Business and Personal Inxurance

Clayton Insurance Agency is a member of Assuralliance.

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