Mark currently serves as the president of Bloomfield Hills Insurance Agency and Barrett Property Management (BPM). Among the various manufactured home communities BPM owns are Parkwood Village near Saginaw, Michigan and Cadgewith Farms in Lansing, Michigan.
He has been married for over 25 years and has been working with his wife and best friend since 1994. His first position was with his family's agency, when he was 12 years old. The first commercial insurance policy he wrote was in 1981.
Mark is currently an instructor for the State of Michigan Continuing Education Department in the field of
prefabricated building installation and service.
Mark has served on the following boards:
- Mutual Insurance Corporation of America Advisory Board, Chairman
- Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicle and Campgrounds Board of Directors, President
- Michigan Manufactured Housing, RV & Campground Association Executive Board of Directors, Treasurer
- Country Club of Boyne Advisory Board
- American Modern Insurance Group Advisory Board
- HARVEST Education Board, President
Mark graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelors of Science in Finance and Marketing. He
has certificates from Michigan State University, Drake University and Oberlin College, designation of
Certified Insurance Counselor and a Surplus Lines License.
Mark enjoys his free time on the golf course.
has been working in the insurance industry for over 20 years. She attended the University of Kentucky
majoring in Business Administration. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Independent
Insurance Agents of Oakland County and the National Instar Users Group (insurance agency operating system).
She is a member of the Insurance Association of Metropolitan Detroit (IAMD) and National Association of
Insurance Woman (NAIW). She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) and
was recognized as a "Professional Woman of the Year" in 2010. She has the designations of Certified Insurance
Counselor (CIC) and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR).
Tanya Cannon, CISR
Tanya, a licensed property and casualty agent, handles personal lines sales and servicing, and small commercial lines sales
with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Formal training has led to her designation of Certified Insurance
Service Representative (CISR) and she is currently working on obtaining additional designations and continued study through
The National Alliance for Insurance Education. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys traveling, cooking, reading and time spent with
family and friends.
Sandy is licensed in property and casualty and has her Certified Insurance ServiceRepresentative (CISR)
designation. Sandy came to Barrett & Associates Inc. in December 2005 after 19 years with a major insurance
carrier as an underwriter assistant in theCommercial Lines Department.
Sandy likes taking trips with her husband on their motorcycles and going camping which includes taking
their three dogs along. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, photography and working on her ancestry tree.
We are proud members of the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association. MMHA is a nonprofit trade association representing the manufactured housing industry in Michigan.