Meet the Team

First Innovations has assembled top producing and successful automotive, training specialists and administrative personnel in their related fields to provide support, service, claims administration, training and consultation to ensure your dealership’s NET profits reach their fullest potential.

Executive Team

First Innovations, First Guard and First Insured’s Executive Management Team has over 100 years of combined experience in the automotive income development industry and commercial and personal lines insurance industry.

Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

President & CEO

Emily Stuetelberg, MBA

Emily Stuetelberg, MBA

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Mark Hawley

Mark Hawley

Senior Vice President Operations

Jared Franklin, MBA

Jared Franklin, MBA

OEM National Vice President

Eric Stuetelberg

Eric Stuetelberg

Vice President of Claims Operations

Doug Christenson

Doug Christenson

Director of Training

Administration

First Innovations has an administrative staff of highly trained and motivated individuals. First Innovations understands the importance of good service not only in the dealerships but from the administrative side as well.

Carol Edwards

Carol Edwards

Senior Vice President

Chris Ramirez

Chris Ramirez

Director of Accounting

Lauren Muns

Lauren Muns

Director of Marketing Support

Brittney McFall

Brittney McFall

Vice President Administration

Melissa Reece

Melissa Reece

Insurance Services

Anthony Pellarin

Anthony Pellarin

Vice President Reinsurance Trust Management

Field Staff

First Innovations’ account managers and training specialist all have extensive automotive experience.  These account managers and training specialists are responsible for account acquisitions, individual servicing, and training monthly and weekly on the dealership level.