Team


Jerry R. MacLean | Chief Executive Officer

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Jerry R. MacLean is the founder and CEO of MacLean Agency. With 50 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry, Jerry brings a remarkable depth of expertise and professional passion to the agency. He serves as mentor and leader, overseeing the agency’s vision and business development.

Jerry got his start in 1966 as an agent with Prudential Insurance Company in Matawan, New Jersey. In 1986, he moved his family and his practice to Princeton. Jerry established his agency in the heart of downtown, where it has been a part of the local fabric for 30 years. Jerry has built his business and his reputation on helping people and serving the community. His trademark candor and integrity inspire both trust and confidence in clients and colleagues alike. Jerry preserves the agency’s high touch customer service through organic growth strategies.

Over the course of his career, Jerry has earned countless national honors and company citations, and was a Qualifying and Life member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) for over three decades. Jerry holds the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF®) designation. He is also an Advisory Board Member for The Bank of Princeton.

Jerry loves being surrounded by family and feels fortunate to have a daughter, brother, nephew, and godson all working alongside him. Jerry currently resides in Cape May with his wife, Ellen. They’ve been married over 50 years and have two grown daughters and a late son. Jerry is an enthusiastic gardener and a dedicated man of faith. He contributes to many religious and charitable organizations.

Doug Dreger
Manager, Employee Benefits

Doug Dreger, RHU, REBC, joined the MacLean Agency’s Employee Benefits department in 2000. Doug has worked hand-in-hand ... more

Michele Golas
Account Executive, Employee Benefits

Michele Golas has over 10 years of experience in the Employee Benefits field. Michele began her career on the general agency side ... more

Valarie Kreyl
Account Executive, Employee Benefits

Valarie Kreyl has been working in the area of Employee Benefits for over 15 years. Valarie is well-versed on the Agency’s line of group health ... more

Joel MacLean
Manager, Commercial & Personal Lines

Joel MacLean, CIC, CIPA, CLCS, joined MacLean Agency in 2003 with a background in project and process management ... more

Lisa MacLean
Account Executive, Commercial Lines

Lisa MacLean, CLCS, became part of the MacLean Agency team in 2007, after working in the automotive industry for several years as a ... more

Jay MacLean
Multi-Line Account Executive

Jay MacLean, CLCS, came to MacLean Agency in 2010 with a strong background in sales and customer service. Jay has an eye for ... more

Robert J. Papazian
Account Executive, Commercial Lines

Robert “RJ” Papazian, CRIS®, has dedicated over 25 years to working in the insurance industry. He has experience on the agency side ... more

Taylor MacLean
Assistant, Commercial Lines

Taylor MacLean is the first third generation MacLean to join the family business. The eldest daughter of Joel and Lisa MacLean ... more

Wandalynn DeJesus
Sales Manager, Personal Lines

Wandalynn DeJesus started with MacLean Agency in 1994. Wanda oversees sales and marketing in the Personal Lines ... more

Kam Amirzafari
Financial Planner

Kam Amirzafari is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, who has also earned his Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® ... more

Arielle Urban
Client Services Assistant

The newest addition to the MacLean Agency, Arielle Urban received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with minors in communication and ... more