Agents
  • Claudia Barbosa Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Claudia is originally from Brazil but has lived in the United States most of her adult life. She recently moved back to Lynden from Vancouver, WA with her 16 year old son. Her work experience lies in customer service as well as the insurance industry and has also enjoyed working in a few different nursing homes. In her free time, Claudia likes to visit her daughter in Seattle and friends in Vancouver. She enjoys exploring nurseries and gardens, discovering local bookstores, nature photography and having coffee with friends.

  • Dani Solberg | VibrantUSA In Memoriam

    Dani joined her family’s business with VibrantUSA in 2007 in Washington state. She started out as a licensed insurance specialist and created a very special relationship with many of her clients. Dani had a heart for the business and loved working with seniors. After five years of employment with Vibrant, Dani was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources.

    Dani passed away after a two year battle with cancer (Clear Cell Sarcoma) on May 2, 2012. She was a very important part of establishing Vibrant as a compassionate and caring organization and is missed very much by her co-workers and family.  We wish to thank all of the kind people (her clients) who did so much to lift her spirits during her illness.

  • Darlene DeBoer Licensed Insurance Specialist & Lynden Office Manager

    Darlene is an Office Manager in Lyden and Licensed Insurance Specialist in our Lynden office with over 30 years of experience in the travel industry. Outside of the office, Darlene enjoys sports, travel, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She resides in Lynden with her husband.

  • Kailie Roosma Managing Director & Sr. Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Kailie attended the University of Washington and graduated from Western Washington University in 2007. In 2008, she began her career with VibrantUSA as a customer service representative and then worked her way up to be an agent as well as a Vice President. Kailie is very active in the community and served as Chairperson for the Alzheimer Society of Washington’s 2011 and 2012 Miles for Memories 5k Walk/Run. She is also a member of Elder Service Providers and sits on the Board of Directors. She lives in Glacier, WA with her husband, son and two dogs.

  • Karley Merlino Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Karley attended Portland State University and holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences. Her background lies in nonprofit and education,  ranging from teaching to managing an ESL program for Seniors. After taking a hiatus from the workforce to focus on her children, Karley is now returning to a new career at VibrantUSA, feeling ready and excited to work with the senior population again. In her free time, Karley enjoys spending time with her daughters Sofia (7) and Olivia (10) . Karley loves traveling, adventures, and making beautiful memories. Her happy place is the beach!

  • Katie Morgan Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Katie lives in Stanwood with her husband of 10 years, 4 children and her older brother. With a background in psychology and counseling, insurance is not where she expected to be but she couldn’t be happier where she is, helping her clients every year. VibrantUSA has been her home for 6+ years now and many more to come. Between work, her husbands schooling, her kids schooling, and their extra activities, they enjoy movie nights, board games and the occasional walk or hike. They are also working on renovating their home.

  • Lindsey Gabl Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Lindsey is a licensed insurance specialist in our Bellingham office. Before coming to Vibrant USA Lindsey attended classes at Whatcom Community College. She has spent many years working in the customer service industry and feels that her experience gives her motivation to help others. She has 2 children, a teenage girl and a pre-teen boy, along with 3 dogs and a pet fish. When Lindsey has free time you can most likely find her at the beach or river looking for agates and other pretty rocks. She also loves plants and watching her daughter’s volleyball games. Lindsey is excited to start her career with VibrantUSA.

  • Marsha Neal Sr. Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Marsha has more than 25 years of experience as a successful sales professional. Having been with VibrantUSA since 2005, she has been instrumental in the growth of the company. In addition to her sales role, Marsha manages VibrantUSA’s agent training program.  Prior to her sales career, she served in the US Armed Forces for eight years, specializing in Communications. She is very involved with her community and remains active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bellingham Eagle’s FOE #31, and is on the Board of Directors for the WCUSBC Bowlers Association.  During her free time, Marsha loves to bowl and travel with her husband, and is involved in activities with her church.

  • Michelle Van Nostrand
    Michelle Van Nostrand Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Michelle is originally from Mexico, where she attended a private university. She moved to Washington state when she was 22.

    She first started working as a receptionist with a Medicare Insurance agency and found the agent’s work to be very interesting and fulfilling so, after about a year of being there, she got her license and became an agent. After practicing for about 4 years, she joined Vibrant USA last year as a Licensed Medicare Insurance Specialist. Now she is going on her 5th year of helping our senior population find the plan that best suit their health and lifestyle needs, hopefully making a positive impact on their quality of life.

    She enjoys participating in a few sports as well as creative activities like handcrafting, drawing, cooking and baking but, most of her free time goes to spending it with her husband and child.

  • Miranda Fabian Licensed Insurance Specialist & Vancouver Office Manager

    Miranda is an Office Manager & Licensed Insurance Specialist in our Vancouver, WA office.  Prior to joining the VibrantUSA family, Miranda spent a few years working in customer service for a major car dealership in the greater Portland, OR area.  As a life long Clark County resident, Miranda enjoys all the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and all that comes with it.  In her free time she can be found hiking and camping throughout the mountains with her husband Andrew and her Daughter Odessa. She finds that her happy place is where she can unplug from the everyday busy life and spend quality time with her family camping.

  • Monique Mobley
    Monique Mobley Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Monique is a Southern California native that graduated from Cal State Northridge with her Bachelors in Sociology. After spending some time in Bellingham, she decided to call the Pacific Northwest her home. She has many years of experience in the Customer Service industry which has fueled her love for helping others and problem solving. In her free time, she loves to explore what Washington state has to offer along with spending nights at home watching medical and law series. She is excited to begin her career at VibrantUSA!

  • Morgan Irey Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Morgan is an Advisor in our Bellingham office. Born and raised in Whatcom County, she started with VibrantUSA in 2014 after attending Whatcom Community College. Morgan strives to learn new things and share knowledge; she is passionate about her job and works to serve others. In her free time, she enjoys gaming, reading and cooking. She currently lives in Bellingham with her kitty, Mira.

  • Rachel Zima Licensed Insurance Specialist & Bellingham Office Manager

    Rachel joined VibrantUSA after working in the travel industry for 27 years.  A native of Whatcom County, she spends her free time in the summer months fishing and crabbing around the beautiful San Juan islands.  She also enjoys gardening and relaxing with a good book.  She is excited to join the Vibrant team and embark on a new career venture!

  • Renee Marr Sr. Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Renee has spent more than 20 years in the fields of insurance, investments, health care reimbursement and tax law. She has been with VibrantUSA since its inception and has played an essential role in moving the company forward. She is the first recipient of the company’s Cornerstone Award in recognition of outstanding performance and achieving sales in excess of 2,000. Renee is a graduate of Western Washington University majoring in English. She enjoys reading, cooking, boating, good wine and spending time with her loved ones. Renee lives with her son in Bellingham, WA.

  • Sara Evans Licensed Insurance Specialist & Everett Office Manager

    Sara is our Office Manager and Licensed Insurance Specialist for our Everett, WA office. She graduated from Edmonds Community College and has spent over 15 years in administrative support and customer service before joining our VibrantUSA team of insurance specialists in 2013. When she is not assisting her clients navigate the world of Medicare, she enjoys riding her Harley and spending time with her granddaughter. Sara has called the Lake Stevens area home for the last 26 years where she raised her two wonderful children and now resides with her little dog named Baby.

  • Stephen Couldry
    Stephen Couldry Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Stephen came to Vibrant USA fresh after graduating from Trinity Western University with a B.A in Biblical Studies. He considers himself a geek for ancient literature, language, and culture and likes to spend a majority of his free time studying these type texts with a special emphasis on their theological language. He also enjoys hiking, fishing, and camping. He lives in Lynden with his wife Danielle, baby girl Peyton, and pups, Lily and Frank.

Staff
  • Abby Valentine Receptionist - Vancouver Office

    Abby joined VibrantUSA in 2021. When she isn’t at work she loves reading, hiking, and getting coffee with friends. Abby grew up in Vermont but moved to Oregon for school and graduated from Oregon State University in 2020 with a degree in Mathematics and Education. Her favorite places to be are on a beach or in a coffee shop, and she can’t wait to explore more of the Pacific Northwest!

  • Amber Griffin Receptionist - Vancouver Office

    Amber came to VibrantUSA after graduating from Union High School in Vancouver, WA in June 2020 where she participated in dance, student council and leadership. When not in the office or in college classes she enjoys fishing, hunting and camping with family and friends. She finds that going to get lost on a beach or in the mountains is the best way to unplug from everything. She is always down for an adventure to see more of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

  • Dan Hartwig Business Development Manager & Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Dan attended Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and graduated in 2004.   Prior to joining VibrantUSA in June of 2021, he spent more than 15 years in a variety of sales and management roles in the beverage distribution industry.  He is excited for this new chapter and opportunity to use his experience to serve the community.  Dan lives in Vancouver, WA with his wife and 2 kids, a son and a daughter, who are both active in multiple sports.  When not busy with the kid’s sports activities, he also enjoys hiking, camping, and the occasional round of golf.

  • Janie Lingle Receptionist - Everett Office

    Janie is a Receptionist in our Everett office and joined our team in September of 2021. She is an animal lover who also enjoys music, dancing, and reading. In cold weather you can find Janie wrapped up in an oversized sweater reading a nonfiction book or deep in conversation with friends and family. In warm weather Janie is usually enjoying beautifully colored flowers, working on her photography, fishing, or floating the river.

  • Kenzie Nelson Business Development Manager & Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Kenzie joined VibrantUSA in 2018. She started her insurance career as a Property & Casualty Agent. She has added her Life & Disability License and is a Business Development Manager focused in our WA markets. She attended the University of Montana as a student-athlete playing basketball for the Lady Griz and graduated in 2013. Kenzie was born and raised in Lynden and is eager to serve the community where she grew up. She currently resides in Lynden with her husband, J.R., and dog, Zeek. In her free time, she likes to go hiking and spend time with family and friends.

  • Meg Spak Business Development Manager & Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Meg joined the VibrantUSA team in the Fall of 2020. After a career in Hospitality & Tourism, she decided to switch gears to help support the Vancouver, WA office. She attended Washington State University, graduating in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Meg was raised in Vancouver, attending Union High School, and has a deep passion for her community. Outside of work she enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband Patrick and dog Rogue. During Football season you can catch her cheering on her beloved Washington State Cougars and Oregon State Beavers!

  • Sandy Malpezzi Receptionist - Lynden Office

    Sandy has always worked in Customer Service. She enjoys working with people. For almost 20 years Sandy has called Whatcom County her home. She grew up in Southern California, graduating from Orange Coast College with an Associate of Arts Degree in Business. As early as high school she has always enjoyed being a part of groups and clubs. She is currently an active member of three faith based groups and DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution). She has a busy household with her three sons, a husband, three silly cats, and Ginger, the grunting dog. Sandy also enjoys walking, reading, cooking new recipes, gardening, golf and shopping.

  • Taysha Long Receptionist - Bellingham Office

    Taysha joined the VibrantUSA team in August of 2021. She has lived in Washington her whole life with time spent in both Snohomish and Whatcom counties and graduated from Lynden High School in 2016. Taysha has worked in customer service since she was 15 and has a passion for helping and serving others. Her big heart has also led her to sign up to foster small animals. In her free time she loves watching new documentaries, trying new recipes from cook books, and going on night walks. She currently lives in Lynden with her boyfriend and guinea pigs.

Leadership
  • Kailie Roosma Managing Director & Sr. Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Kailie attended the University of Washington and graduated from Western Washington University in 2007. In 2008, she began her career with VibrantUSA as a customer service representative and then worked her way up to be an agent as well as a Vice President. Kailie is very active in the community and served as Chairperson for the Alzheimer Society of Washington’s 2011 and 2012 Miles for Memories 5k Walk/Run. She is also a member of Elder Service Providers and sits on the Board of Directors. She lives in Glacier, WA with her husband, son and two dogs.

  • Marsha Neal Sr. Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Marsha has more than 25 years of experience as a successful sales professional. Having been with VibrantUSA since 2005, she has been instrumental in the growth of the company. In addition to her sales role, Marsha manages VibrantUSA’s agent training program.  Prior to her sales career, she served in the US Armed Forces for eight years, specializing in Communications. She is very involved with her community and remains active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bellingham Eagle’s FOE #31, and is on the Board of Directors for the WCUSBC Bowlers Association.  During her free time, Marsha loves to bowl and travel with her husband, and is involved in activities with her church.

  • Renee Marr Sr. Licensed Insurance Specialist

    Renee has spent more than 20 years in the fields of insurance, investments, health care reimbursement and tax law. She has been with VibrantUSA since its inception and has played an essential role in moving the company forward. She is the first recipient of the company’s Cornerstone Award in recognition of outstanding performance and achieving sales in excess of 2,000. Renee is a graduate of Western Washington University majoring in English. She enjoys reading, cooking, boating, good wine and spending time with her loved ones. Renee lives with her son in Bellingham, WA.

  • Russell Solberg Managing Partner

    Russell has over ten years of experience in the information technology and insurance fields. Prior to joining VibrantUSA full time in 2011, Russell had spent the prior seven years with PACCAR (the manufacturer of Kenworth & Peterbilt trucks) in various technology roles including lead software developer, business analyst, and project manager.

    Russell holds a Masters in Business (MBA) Degree from Seattle University of Seattle, WA along with a Business (BBA) Degree with a concentration in Information Management from Pacific Lutheran University of Tacoma, WA. Russell was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Vancouver, WA with his wife and son.

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