Meet Our Team

Elma Friend

Elma has over 31 years’ experience in the Health Industry, and she loves to help her clients navigate their insurance needs. She knows this can change, so she encourages her clients to contact her office anytime.

Elma is a big Oregon Ducks fan and loves to spoil her 4 grandchildren as much as possible. She and her husband also love to garden, go camping and spend time with friends and family. They have supported the Oregon Food Bank for over 10 years and help to care for their community through programs connected to their home church.


Elma can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Heidi Dulay

We imagine everyone has met or talked with Heidi. Heidi has been part of WVB, Inc. family since 2007. She is a great resource to everyone she comes in contact with and is a trusted member of the WVB, Inc. staff. Heidi loves spending time with her family and is soaking up every moment of her active, young daughter’s energy and enthusiasm.

Heidi can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Jessica Schult

Jessica has been with Willamette Valley Benefits, Inc. since 2013. She can assist our clients with questions about their insurance benefits and help find them plans that fit their needs. She is a great help to her clients, and they love working with her. Jessica loves spending time with her husband and little boy as they settle into their new home.


Jessica can be reached at 503-659-5566 or at

Samantha Kendle

Samantha is a licensed Sales Agent. She enjoys helping everyone with their insurance related questions and concerns. She is a native Oregonian who likes traveling, spending time with family and her new puppy Jack. Samantha is looking forward to continuing her education in the ever-changing world of insurance.


Samantha can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Barb Johnson

When you call or visit our office the first person you are most likely to hear or see is our front desk receptionist Barbara Johnson. Barb has been an integral part of our team since 2011. She brings a wealth of health care industry knowledge to her position. Barb enjoys cooking, reading and traveling in her free time.


Barb can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Jamie Vistica

Jamie joined us in 2018. She comes to us with many years of Customer Service experience and is a valuable asset to our team. She is excited to start assisting all of our clients with their questions. Jamie enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Lexi.


Jamie can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Sean Cullins

Sean has been a member of the Willamette Valley Benefits Inc. team since May, 2021. He joined us with an eagerness to learn about Insurance and Medicare and is looking forward to earning his license. Sean is newly married to his wife, Christina, and is a proud cat dad to their boy, Ace. In his free time, Sean enjoys listening to podcasts, hosting game nights, and playing guitar.


Sean can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Cassidy Ryland

Cassidy recently joined Willamette Valley Benefits in April of 2023. She is excited to learn about Medicare and how she can assist our clients. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her friends and family.


Cassidy can be reached at 503-659-5566 or

Tressa Cox

Since 2007, Tressa has helped her clients with Medicare, and Individual Insurance. She received the award for the Circle of Champions for When working with her, you will find she takes the extra time to ensure her clients are comfortable with the decision they make. She loves to hear from her clients where she can maintain a long-lasting relationship with them. Tressa has two young adult daughters and in her free time enjoys exploring Oregon with all its beautiful scenic mountains, while hunting fishing and hiking. She also sponsors a child from Israel through World Vision.

Tressa can be reached at 503-810-2500 or

Margret Huling, CLU

With over 40 years’ experience in the life and health insurance industry, Margaret brings a wealth of knowledge to the Medicare marketplace. She loves helping people understand the often-confusing world of Medicare, so they can make good decisions about their coverage. Margaret has been happily married to Bob since age 23, and they love spending their spare time RVing at the beach and the desert. She is always only a phone call or email away when someone needs help.


Margaret can be reached at 503-260-3071 or

Becky Scacco

Becky has been in the insurance industry since 2008. She specializes in Medicare. She spends time making sure you understand the choices you have and will guide you to the one that is your best fit. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, time with her family and volunteering within the community.


Becky can be reached at 503-908-1818 or

Kim Buczkowski

Kim joined us in 2015. Her passion for giving clients excellent customer service, drives her to find the very best for them and to make the process as easy as possible. Kim has been married for over 35 years and has two grown children, her favorite things include, spending time at the coast, traveling with her husband and spending time with her Grandson who is the apple of her eye.


Kim can be reached at 503-502-3998 or

Amy Scholl

Amy is a licensed sales agent who joined us in 2016. She is focused on serving her customers so that they have the best option that fits their insurance needs. Amy enjoys working with all of her WVB clients and loves the connections she’s made. She spends her free time with her husband and three young children, who keep her busy outside of the office.


Amy can be reached at 503-781-4013 or

Peggy Lawson

As a registered dietitian, Peggy uses her healthcare and chronic disease management experience to assist clients in finding the appropriate and affordable insurance. Prior to earning her Life and Health insurance license, she worked with healthcare professionals in home care, long term care and hospital systems.


Peggy can be reached at 503-939-0795 or

Beth Bearman

Beth is a licensed agent who specializes in Medicare. She brings three years of industry experience as well as a diverse background supporting community members. Her passion to educate and demystify Medicare makes her an energetic advocate for her clients. Beth moved to Oregon 20 years ago, for the rain and tall trees. She enjoys photography, hiking in Forest Park and spending time with her family. She currently serves as a Board Member and Vice President of the Cedar Mill Business Association.


Beth can be reached at 503-477-6878 or

Angela Anderson

Angela joined us in 2018 and specializes in Medicare. Angela is a hard worker who makes sure she has all of the information at hand before she meets with you. She enjoys working and spending time with her friends and family.


Angela can be reached at 503-807-2314 or

Mary Beth Graham

Mary Beth joined us in early 2019, coming from 34 years of experience working with a large brokerage firm as a Health & Benefits Insurance Consultant. Her expertise is navigating individuals through the complexities of Medicare and to help guide her clients toward the best option to fit their personal needs. Her customer service skills, easy manner, and going the extra mile helps create long-term relationships with her clients should their needs change. On a personal note, Mary Beth cherishes the time spent with family and friends. She also enjoys traveling, the outdoors and caring for her dogs Ricky, Dot and Sister Girlfriend with her partner of 25 years.


Mary Beth can be reached at 503-593-3839 or

Melissa Jett

Prior to joining Willamette Valley Benefits in 2020, Mel spent almost two decades working for a non-profit, primarily in Runaway and Homeless Youth Services. She went from the program side of operations to Human Resources where she fell in love with benefits administration. She enjoys working with clients to help them find the right health insurance options to meet their needs. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, quilting, running with her girlfriends, and escaping to the beach with her husband and daughter. In 2013, she and a friend self-published a children’s book titled The Owl and The Wave.


Melissa can be reached at 503-764-6913 or

Bonnie Barnes

Bonnie is a licensed sales agent who joined us in 2023. She has 11 years’ experience working with a private health insurance company on the benefits and configuration side of operations. Bonnie loves the personal connection that comes with working with individuals one on one to help them find the best fit for their insurance needs. When not working she is busy running around her two daughters; a middle schooler in 7th grade and a freshman in high school. She loves spending time with her family and friends or relaxing with a good book or tv show when time allows.


Bonnie can be reached at 503-451-1477 or

Brittany Girt

Brittany joined Willamette Valley Benefits in 2023. Brittany is very excited to begin and master her career path by bringing you the clarity and confidence you deserve. She enjoys building a connection with people while getting straight to the point to fit your needs. She enjoys spending time with her family, staying health and traveling.


Brittany can be reached at 503-436-5701 or

Charity Peterson

Charity joined our team in 2023. She has been in the financial industry since 2003 and truly enjoys assisting clients with their needs. She enjoys building long term relationships with her clients and loves hearing about you and how she can assist you with your needs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two children and two dogs. In her quiet times she enjoys reading a good book about health and body.

Charity can be reached at 503-912-4806 or

Audra Fullan

Audra Fullan joined Willamette Valley Benefits in 2023. She has 15 years of experience working in the life and health insurance industry with most of that time at three different private insurance companies on the Medicare and Commercial side. Audra has a passion for service and volunteering and is very excited for the opportunity to work with each individual client and assist them in finding the plan that best fits their needs. Audra, her husband and two children are outdoor enthusiasts and love spending their free time being active, mountain biking, backpacking and exploring different states, wilderness areas and national parks each summer.


Audra can be reached at 503-913-7333 or at