About Us


Mikesell & Associates LLC is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Washington, with corporate headquarters in Spokane Valley, Washington. The members of Mikesell & Associates LLC began proposing insurance solutions in 2000 after purchasing business insurance for several decades. Our company growth now establishes us as one of the largest K-12 public school insurance specialists in Eastern Washington. Our diversified insurance products of property, casualty and employee benefits are well received by our clients.

We Are Unique

Our Team has a combination of school and insurance experience to offer in behalf of risk management and insurance services. What makes us unique is that our experience is from

Both Sides Of The Desk

We offer decades of experience from behind the school administrator’s desk purchasing products and services in addition to decades of expertise as insurance professionals proposing products and services for clients.


Ed Mikesell – Managing Partner
Ed completed his first career as a school business administrator. This and his insurance career have given him the opportunity to form, lead, manage, and/or advise school insurance pooling programs for 100 school districts, several tens of thousands of school district staff members, protect billions of dollars of school district property, and offer employee benefits for workers compensation, unemployment insurance, tort liability, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.

MattMatt-Mikesell Mikesell – New Partner January 1, 2014

Matt has accepted an offer to join our firm as a partner beginning January 1, 2014 when an opportunity arose with the retirement announcement by Sharon Mikesell. We anticipate leadership that will guide Mikesell & Associates into the future as we continue to explore new business opportunities. Matt’s experience in the health industry will be invaluable to our employee benefit programs and his solid business concepts will add to our property casualty program.


Sharon-MikesellSharon Mikesell – Office Manager
Retiring Partner January 1, 2014

Sharon serves as the office manager of Mikesell & Associates LLC and manages the business matters of the agency. She may be contacted for payroll matters, taxes, bookkeeping, banking, minutes, meetings, federal identity, quarterly reports, annual reports, and our corporate business tax reporting.

Brent-MikesellBrent Mikesell – Associate District Buying Groups

Brent is our licensed employee benefits specialist serving clients in our health, dental, vision and disability insurance programs. Brent has 20 years of experience in the education field and serves our clients well with presentations while also meeting their service needs.

Ian-CunninghamIan Cunningham – Associate Property Casualty Specialist

Ian is our licensed property casualty specialist who assists Ed serving clients in the Clear Risk Solutions Insurance Pools. His expertise and experience is invaluable to our team. Ian has 30 years of proven experience on call to meet client needs and is currently active in the Clear Risk Solutions program broker advisory group.