Meet Our Team

Lee Dietz

Lee Dietz

Account Executive
lee@dietz-bluett.com

Lee has been in the insurance business for more than 20 years as an Underwriter and as an Insurance Agent. He started the business in 2005 to help serve the local community. He is both a York Suburban graduate and Millersville graduate. The agency is diverse in writing complex commercial accounts to home, auto, life and health insurance. Lee lives in Red Lion PA with his wife, Shelby, and two children, Logan and Peyton.  He lives by the company’s promise to “Build Trust, Strength, and Security through Personal Accountability!”  Contact Lee at any time to see how he can help you with your insurance and risk management needs!

Dave Bluett

Dave Bluett

Account Executive
dave@dietz-bluett.com

Dave has been in the insurance business for over  20 years.  He brings an extensive background in both claims handling and underwriting, and he worked for one of the largest Regional Work Comp companies in Pennsylvania before partnering with the agency.  Dave is both a Dallastown High School and Elizabethtown College graduate.  He lives in York PA and is married to his wife, Stacey and has 2 boys, David and Jonathan.  On weekends and evenings he enjoys coaching baseball and participating in tournaments with his children around the Mid-State area.  Contact Dave at anytime to see how he can assist you in developing a solid insurance program!

Dietz & Bluett Insurance
2000 South Queen Street
York, PA 17403

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Kay Miller

Kay Miller

Commercial Account Manager
kay@dietz-bluett.com

Kay has been in the insurance business for over 30 years!  She is an Account Manager with Dietz and Bluett Insurance.  Kay is a tireless worker and always looks out for her clients.  Kay specializes in commercial accounts.  Kay is married to her husband, Mike, and she lives in York PA.  In her spare time Kay enjoys being with her children and grandchildren.  She is involved in her church  and she loves people.  Contact Kay for any of your commercial insurance needs.

Pat Baughman

Pat Baughman

SPHR Health and Life Account Executive
pat@dietz-bluett.com

Pat partnered with Dietz & Bluett Insurance Agency 10 years ago to specialize in health employee benefits for individual and group business clients. Pat has been with the Harrisburg SHRM for many years while she worked in positions of Human Resource Management in York, Dauphin and Adams Counties. She continues to maintain her SPHR certification to bring value and added services to her individual and business clients with DBI.  Pat went to Delone Catholic High School and has a Business Management degree from York College.  She is the proud mother of two children and their families giving her five wonderful grandchildren.

Jeff Gottschalk

Jeff Gottschalk

AFIS Account Executive
jeff@dietz-bluett.com

Jeff is an Account Executive with Dietz and Bluett Insurance. Jeff is also an accredited, certified Farm and Agricultural Insurance Specialist.   Jeff’s family had been in the insurance business for several years.  When he was in his youth he recalled listening to his grandfather work with customers and clients and admired how sensitive he was to their needs.  Jeff takes that same approach to his clients and works diligently to always make sure they are protected.  Jeff is a York Suburban graduate and York College graduate.  Jeff is married to his wife, Billy Sue, and he lives in York, PA.  On weekends and evenings Jeff enjoys playing golf, hiking and being outdoors with his family.  Give Jeff a call for any of your insurance needs!

Dave Kearney

Dave Kearney

CPCU Account Executive
dkearney@dietz-bluett.com

David Kearney began his career in the insurance industry in 1978 working as a claims adjuster, supervisor and account executive for Continental Insurance Company until its acquisition by Continental Assurance Company 1994. He then held a number of claims professional and claims management positions with Zurich, Firemen’s Fund and Travelers Insurance Companies. Dave became a  Pennsylvania licensed agent in 1997 and worked for two independent agencies and an Erie agency before coming to Dietz & Bluett in 2015. He completed INS 21, 22 & 23 and attained his CPCU designation in 2003. Dave is currently a licensed insurance agent in Pennsylvania and Maryland (Property-Casualty-Life and Health) and also maintains adjuster licenses in 18 states. Dave holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with Insurance Minor (Texas Christian University) and a Bachelor of Arts Sociology/Prelaw (Penn State University).

Carol Walker

Carol Walker

Personal Lines Specialist
carol@dietz-bluett.com

Carol Walker is our newest Personal Lines Specialist to join our team, and with over 8 years of customer service experience, you are sure to be satisfied with her help.

She is able to or find someone that can, assist all of our clients’ needs from Personal to Commercial in a timely manner. She lives in York with her young daughter Gracie and significant other Derek. Carol is looking forward to her future helping our clients with all of their insurance needs.

Kathy Dietz

Kathy Dietz

Office Manager
kathy@dietz-bluett.com

Kathy Dietz started with DBI in 2006. Kathy is the mother of DBI’s Co-owner Lee Dietz, she helps keep the office running smoothly. She manages our inventory and assists with all front desk duties. Her background includes over 40 years of experience in sales, real estate, insurance, rentals, and much more including owning her own business for 16 years.  She has been married for 47 years to Vernon Dietz and lives in York, Pa. She is most proud of her four sons Kenneth, Lee, Wyn, and John whom blessed her with 9 beautiful grandchildren.

Nick Daniels

Nick Daniels

Account Executive
nick@dietz-bluett.com

Nick Daniels is an Account Executive who handles Personal Lines, Commercial Accounts, as well as Life Insurance.  Nick has proven to be dedicated to all his clients day or night insuring that they not only find the right coverage for the right price, but also completely understand their policies.  He is currently licensed to sell insurance in PA, MD, and NY.  Nick is a veteran of the United States Navy and currently resides in York, PA with his wife Christine and their 3 children.  In his free time Nick enjoys woodworking and following professional sports.

Melissa Yakim

Melissa Yakim

Account Executive
melissa@dietz-bluett.com

Melissa began her career in the Insurance business 10+ years ago. Melissa has over 30 years of Customer Service Experience. She holds her Property and Casualty License in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Her specialty is Personal Lines, but she can also service your Commerical needs as well. Melissa is motivated to accomplish complex tasks by working enthusiastically with people. She exhibits the ability to handle both the people-side and the detail-side of a project with equal poise and confidence. She previously worked for an Erie Agency for seven years and an Independent Insurance Agency for three years before joining Dietz & Bluett. Melissa is a native of York, PA. She is married to her husband Tim, and lives in York. Melissa is most proud of her two daughters, Brandace and Jordan, and is blessed with two beautiful grandchildren, Olivia and Pierce. In her spare time, she enjoys live music, and traveling to bed and breakfasts with her husband. Melissa is very active within her Church Community. She lives by the motto ‘smile and the world smiles back’. Give Melissa a call to discuss all your insurance needs.

Stephen Swineford

Account Executive
steve@dietz-bluett.com

Steve has been in the insurance business since 1992. He is a business graduate of Shippensburg University. Steve specializes in working with commercial businesses with focus on workers’ compensation, transportation, manufacturing and all types of habitational insurance needs. He is active in the York, Lancaster and Harrisburg real estate and landlord investor groups. He is also active in the Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank. Steve takes great pride in providing his clients with outstanding service and insurance expertise. He values not only his business relationships, but also the personal relationships he has developed over the years.

In his free time, Steve enjoys sharing time with his four boys and loves all types of outdoor activities.

John Dietz

John Dietz

Account Executive
john@dietz-bluett.com

Johnson is a native of York, Pennsylvania. He began in customer service working at a young age at his parents’ pretzel stand in York’s Central Market. After attending Radford University in Virginia for two years to play tennis, he moved to West Hyde Park, New York and began his culinary and customer service career at the Culinary Institute of America. He then returned to York and worked at the Left Bank Restaurant. He moved to Columbia, South Carolina in 2001 where he worked his way up to sous chef at the Motor Supply Company Bistro. Johnson then spent several years working as the Executive Chef for the Café Ventures Restaurant Group in Columbia, heading 2 of the 3 restaurants in the group at various times. While living in South Carolina, Johnson began working every year at the Masters Golf Tournament in nearby Augusta, Georgia and returned to cook there for eleven years 2002 to 2013.

In 2008, Johnson relocated to Wapiti, Wyoming, where he served as executive chef at the Luxury Guest Dude Ranch called the uXu Ranch, located just outside the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Johnson returned to Pennsylvania with his family and began working for Rapphannock Oyster Company and launched Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market (recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best Oyster Bars in America). In 2013, Johnson had the opportunity to join Hershey Entertainment and Resorts as a Sous Chef at The Hershey Lodge, overseeing The Hershey Grill.

Most recently Johnson began a new adventure working at Dietz and Bluett insurance in 2017 as an Account Executive in Personal and Commercial lines with a focus on Restaurant/Tavern and Hospitality industry.
Johnson lives in Dover, Pennsylvania with his wife Megan and twin daughters Carson & Parker.

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