We’re Here, For You.
Finding the right insurance coverage doesn’t have to be stressful. We’re here to help educate you about your options and provide all the answers you need when it comes to your insurance. Achieve peace of mind knowing we work diligently to provide you with insurance coverage that’s tailored towards your needs and protects your most important assets.
At Ing & McKee, you’re not just another policy number, but a fellow community member. We take the time to listen and fully understand your needs before suggesting solutions.
Courteous Service. Genuine Advice.
Our brokers continually expand their expertise to bring you first-rate service. Our highly educated team members are motivated to provide sound, timely advice and give priority to our clients’ interests. We assure those interests will not be sacrificed for the benefit of others, leaving you with the peace of mind knowing that you, your home, your business and your family are well protected.
As most of our agents have CIP and CAIB designations, you can expect our brokers to have the expertise to bring you the best coverage for your insurance needs.
Modern Thinking with Traditional Values
Formed as a merger between two insurance agencies known as K. Ing Insurance Associates Ltd. and Botterill McKee Cunningham Real Estate and Insurance Ltd, Ing & McKee was first registered as a business in 1965.
Mr. Botterill started his real-estate business in the 1920s
Shortly after WWII, Mr. McKee joins Mr. Botterill’s business
In 1958, Ken Ing joins Marshall Lee’s Agencies and changes the name to K. Ing Insurance Associates
Shorty thereafter, K. Ing Insurance Associates began to expand at the same time Botterill McKee Cunningham Real Estate and Insurance was seeking someone to manage their insurance branch
The two companies merged, opening for business as Ing & McKee Insurance on January 1, 1966 in downtown Red Deer
In 1974, Ken retires and sells his shares to Tom Skinner, who joins as a partner
Tom Skinner retires in 2007 after 33 successful years
Presently Ing & McKee is owned and operated by Brad Romans, Darcy Cavanaugh, Jeff Skinner and Jonathan Wenger with over 55 employees, province-wide
CAIB - President and Managing Partner
As the ninth employee of the company, Brad joined Ing & McKee Insurance in July of 1981 and became a shareholder and partner in 1988. After Tom Skinner’s retirement in 2007, Brad took on the role of president and managing partner.
Brad is dedicated to our community and continually shares his insight and knowledge of insurance with students in the Career and Life Management classes at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School.
B. Comm., CAIB - Partner
Darcy began his insurance career after earning his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation (CAIB). After working at Ing & McKee Insurance during the summers, Darcy spent the school year working on his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Alberta. Darcy became a full-time employee at Ing & McKee in 1990, and became partner in 1995.
CIP - Partner
Jeff started his insurance career in 1995 working as an underwriter at Western Union Insurance in Calgary. At the same time, Jeff graduated from Mount Royal’s General Insurance and Business Administration program in 1997. He earned his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation the same year.
After his graduation, Jeff joined Ing & McKee Insurance in 1997.
CIP - Partner
Jonathan began his insurance career working as an underwriter with The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company while attending school in Calgary. In 1999, Jonathan graduated from the General Insurance and Business Administration program at Mount Royal College, earning his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation at the same time.
After completing his education in Calgary, Jonathan joined Ing & McKee Insurance in 1999.
The Ing & McKee Insurance
Vision For Success
Our mission and vision are fundamental to how we provide the best customer service without losing sight of how we built our success.
Sell our products with honesty and integrity
Explain the facts and clearly communicate as we represent the industry equitably
Respond efficiently in the best interests of our insured
Volunteer assistance to our customers so as to help them leap over any hurdles our industry presents
Instill confidence in our product and brokerage by exceeding customers’ expectations
Compare and research our markets to ensure we represent quality insurers that best protect and indemnify our customers
Earn and retain the respect of our customers