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:


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, 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




Anita Sabatini


Anita Sabatini, a licensed insurance agent and a graduate in Economics from U of M – Dearborn, has been working in the insurance business for the past 30 years. She will be earning her CISR designation this year. Anita helps our customers with their personal insurance needs. When Anita is not busy at work, you can find her playing euchre with her friends or exercising at the local recreational center. She is happily married to her husband, Bob, for the last 25 years. She has two sons in college, Matt and Paul, who are both in engineering.

Email: Anita@Laginess.com




Sharon K. Baran

Office Assistant

Sharon graduated from Baker College with a degree in Early Childhood Education.  She worked with children for over twelve years, and now enjoys working in the insurance industry.  Sharon is the agency’s office assistant.  She assists our customers with their payments and answers phone calls with a smile! Sharon helps keep the office running smoothly with all of the administrative tasks that she handles accurately and efficiently. She is an asset to our team.  Sharon also enjoys gardening and yoga in her spare time.

Email: Sharon@Laginess.com