Paul Davidson works to support all areas of the business and is integral in the success of our company.  He has years of knowledge and experience in Internet Technology and general business management.


Heidi Ihde brings an abundance of business experience and knowledge to the AIA team from her business development consulting firm. She has an extensive construction background including owning an HVAC company, being very involved with the Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties including sitting on their local board, representing the association as a Builder Director on the Building Industry Association of Washington board and working for the association as their Sales and Marketing Director. Heidi is currently balancing her role as AIA’s Operations Manager while participating in the Producer Apprentice Program. Heidi enjoys live music, volunteering and traveling with her family.

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Michael DeBlasio has 23 years’ experience in Internet Technology services. He provides AIA with his exceptional ability to create efficient systems and problem solving, keeping AIA ahead of the curve with the latest technology applications. Michael has also joined the AIA team in our Producer Apprentice Program and will soon be performing in a hybrid position of tech support and account management. Michael speaks English and Italian, loves spending time with family and traveling, and is super into cars; including teaching performance driving.

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Jemi Reed, Commercial Lines Manager, joined the insurance industry over 10 years ago after spending several years as a Real-Estate Agent.  She is a licensed Property and Casualty Agent as well as a licensed Surplus Lines Broker and holds a QSOTI designation.

Angela joined AIA in November of 2018 as the company’s Accounting Specialist with 20 years in the accounting industry. Angela specializes in, and loves working with, quality home builders and remodelers, making her a perfect fit for AIA. Angela has an awesome sense of humor and keeps the AIA team on their toes and laughing!

Kelly Lykken is an all-around team player and has been supporting the AIA on all fronts from day one. Kelly is a licensed producer with a BA from Western Washington University in Economics and Environmental Studies. Kelly adapts quickly, takes her account management head-on, and sees each task through with great confidence and consideration. She enjoys hiking, backpacking and spending time with her family.

Shelli is the Principal of American Insurance Associates and our sub-contractor risk compliance/monitoring service – Insurance Risk Services. Shelli has over 36 years’ experience in the insurance industry, specializing in construction risk management and bonding. As a Risk Manager, Shelli evaluates her clients’ big picture needs and field underwrites which results in better coverage and pricing than her competitors. Shelli has worked with the Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties for over 20 years. She is known for her active involvement in legislative issues, as well as, her dedication to education and community service. Shelli is highly respected and called upon often by the insurance industry as the builder/developer expert. Shelli is a licensed Property and Casualty Agent and holds a Construction Risk Insurance Specialist designation. Shelli is a dog lover and hopes to someday open a rescue. She also loves live music, football and believes there is nothing more important than family.