Meet The Team
Risk Averse Insurance is an insurance agency in Media, Delaware County, with a focus on offering quality insurance products and customer service at the best price available.
Who We Are
We want to do more than make you legal for less. We want to give our customers the piece of mind that all of their most important assets are protected.
Risk Averse offers options to fit the insurance service needs of customers in Delaware County and the surrounding Philadelphia area:
Do you prefer to do business on your phone? We have an app for that!
Want to call? We’d love to talk! Call us at 610-335-1139.
Like good old-fashioned face-to-face? So do we! This is how relationships are made and we provide several options for this. If we can’t come to you, we have offices in Media, PA and Morton, PA. Call us to set up an appointment.
Owner Bill Sprague is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He grew up in Darby, PA and now resides in Ridley Twp, PA. He has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years, starting his career as an insurance agent in Newtown Square, PA. During his time there, Bill specialized in insuring high-value homes and vehicles. From there, Bill worked as a project manager with Advisen Ltd in Kennett Square, PA. Here, Bill worked with insurance “big-data,” specifically regarding large commercial lines of business such as Professional, Management, and Cyber. For several years after, Bill was the Senior Business Development Manager at Infinity Insurance Company in Philadelphia, Chester County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County. He spent this time working with other insurance agents to understand products, develop new business, and set and meet goals.
With his well-rounded insurance background, Bill opened Risk Averse Insurance in Media, PA in 2015 with the hopes of bringing his customers service options from online tools to good old fashioned face-to-face. He hopes to provide you with top-notch customer service and get you the coverage you need at a price you can afford.
Marc is a graduate of West Chester University where he proudly finished magna cum laude. He has been in the insurance industry for 11 years. Marc spent his first 10 years as an account manager with Kramer-Warner Associates. During this time, he specialized in Commercial insurance with a focus on small to medium sized companies across all business sectors. He was responsible for every aspect of soliciting, developing, and managing insurance portfolios for 400+ businesses. Marc genuinely loves commercial insurance, and it is because of this that he is considered an expert in the field by his colleagues and clients.
Meghan DiGiovanni – Commercial Account Executive
Meghan joined Risk Averse Insurance in January 2018. She grew up in Delaware County, PA and now resides in Haverford Township, PA. She has been in the insurance industry for five years, starting her career as a small business agent in Newtown Square, PA. She then moved on to an agency in King of Prussia, PA where she handled middle market accounts for retail and healthcare exposures.
Meghan has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. At Salve she was captain of the 2013 Women’s Intramural Championship Basketball team. She has always loved sports, specifically basketball, and currently coaches youth sports in her spare time. Meghan loves to work as a team and go above and beyond to help her clients. It is her goal to provide you with top-notch customer service.
Lauren Devens – Marketing Manager
Lauren majored in Communication Studies at West Chester University where she graduated in May 2018. She is originally from Fountain Valley, California, but now resides in Delaware County, PA. Before joining the Risk Averse team in June 2017, she spent a semester abroad in London where she interned at a digital marketing agency for four months. From this experience, she found her passion for all aspects of the marketing industry and was eager to continue down this path upon returning to the US.
As Risk Averse’s marketing manager, Lauren handles all aspects of advertising, social media, and event planning for the company. She enjoys working with her coworkers to ensure clients are kept up to date with trending insurance topics and helpful tips.
Andrew Shivetts – Account Executive
Andrew joined Risk Averse in November of 2018 and brings seven years of insurance and financial services experience. He grew up in Springfield, PA and currently resides in Ardmore, PA. After graduating from The Catholic University of America, Andrew returned to the greater Philadelphia area and began his career in financial services. Having lived in the greater Philadelphia and New York Metro areas, Andrew has worked for a commercial insurance carrier, financial services broker, and a personal insurance specialist; giving him a unique perspective into insurance operations.
Always an avid fan of football, Andrew will be entering his fifth season as a PIAA football official working with school districts in Delaware and Chester counties.
Don Blizzard – Risk Management Adviser
Don is a life-long resident of Delaware County; he grew up in Ridley Park and currently resides in Nether Providence, PA with his wife and son. He has been working as an insurance producer since 2004 and before joining the team at Risk Averse, he had successful stops in agencies in Havertown and Media, PA. He takes a consultative approach with clients and believes that the most important parts of any transaction are the relationships and trust built throughout the process. Don is an avid music fan and when not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf as often as possible.
Jaclyn Zukowski – Personal Account Executive
Jaclyn graduated from Arcadia University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. She has been in the insurance industry since 2008 working for agencies located in King of Prussia, PA. She started her career specializing in Captives, moved onto Commercial Real Estate, and then found her passion for Personal Lines. After living outside of Delaware County, Jaclyn is happy to be back in her hometown of Ridley Township. She feels a strong connection and sense of loyalty to helping local customers best understand their insurance needs. She truly enjoys going to work in the morning where she is surrounded by knowledgeable, resourceful and an all-around great group of coworkers. She strives to give each client high quality customer service with an easy understanding of insurance coverage. Jaclyn is a self-proclaimed cat lady, an advocate of rescuing animals, loves rock concerts and all things Disney.
Chris Wilchensky – Risk Management Adviser
Chris is a motivated insurance professional focusing on the client’s needs first and foremost. He has been in the insurance industry for over 7 years, assisting business owners in small to midsize accounting firms (CPA’s) and law firms nationwide as well as families and local business owners. Chris’ passion is helping people and always leaving them in a better position than when he found them. Entrepreneurial by heart, he excels in helping the everyday business owner protect what they have worked so hard to build.
Chris lives in everyone’s hometown of Media with his wife and 4-year-old son. When he’s not working, he enjoys traveling, going to the beach, Disney, and making as many memories with his family as possible. He is also an avid Eagles and Flyers fan.
Frank Friday – Assistant Commercial Account Executive
Frank joined the Risk Averse team in October 2019. He has been in the insurance industry for over 5 years and has experience working for reputable commercial insurance carriers. Frank enjoys helping others and strives to provide you with high quality customer service.
He grew up in Garnet Valley, PA and now resides in Springfield, PA with his wife and stepson. When he’s not working, Frank enjoys going on family adventures, playing board games, watching movies, bowling and playing baseball. His favorite sports teams are the Eagles, Flyers and Phillies.
Our goal is to offer high-quality insurance-consulting services to individuals and businesses. Our focus is getting to know each individual client so we can provide sufficient coverage at a competitive price. Our promise is that you will sleep well knowing all of your most important assets are insured by a leading insurance carrier in the industry.