Our Team

Our team of representatives share some unique traits in the industry:

  • We care for our customers like they are our own family.
  • We seek to earn the trust of our customers every single day.
  • We have a passion for learning, and we always strive to attain new knowledge to help our clients.
  • We have the experience and knowledge to help our clients navigate the muddy waters of business and personal insurance.

Meet Our Team at the Laginess Insurance Agency:

 Terry Laginess Terence Laginess, CIC
Terry started his insurance career after graduating from Wayne State University in 1968. Following a tour of duty in the army, he worked as a claims adjuster, underwriter and marketing representative prior to becoming an independent agent in 1976. He founded Laginess Insurance Agency Inc. in 1990 and has been serving Michigan customers since for their business and personal insurance needs. Terry has been a Certified Insurance Counselor since 1992 and believes in excellence in education and customer service.
Email: Terry@Laginess.com


 Heather Laginess Heather Laginess, J.D., CIC
Heather has been working in the insurance industry since 2002.  She graduated with High Distinction and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan – Dearborn in 1997 then earned a Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from Wayne State University Law School.  Heather is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is also a licensed Property & Casualty and Life Insurance agent in the State of Michigan.  She has also earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).  Heather’s specialty is helping her clients with business and life insurance needs.
Email: Heather@Laginess.com


 Kelly Sleamon Kelly Sleamon
Kelly joined the agency in 2012. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2002. Kelly is a licensed agent in Property and Casualty.  She is currently working toward her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. Kelly handles customer service requests, answering customer questions, and helps to keep our clients satisfied.
Email: Kelly@Laginess.com


 Laurie Polack Laurie H. Polack
Laurie joined the agency in 2015 bringing over 30 years of experience working in the insurance industry.  She is a licensed Property and Casualty and Life Insurance Agent.  She is currently working toward her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.
Email: Laurie@Laginess.com