Meet Our Staff

meet our staff

A good business model doesn’t have to be complicated

The insurance market has grown increasing complex, but the way we do business is simple. We’re a reliable, trusted source for brokers who want to protect their existing accounts and grow their business.

We’ve combined technology with good old-fashioned business principles and quality people. We think it’s important to keep a promise and do the right thing for our partners and their clients. We don’t take shortcuts; because in our business, it’s important to sweat the details so you don’t. We look forward to working for you.

Mary Amundsen, PHR, ACAP
Chief Executive Officer

Mary Amundsen is dedicated to providing independent brokers with greater access to the products and services they need to compete in today’s competitive marketplace. Mary has worked in the insurance industry for nearly 15 years, focusing on new ways to help brokers grow their business.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and has a master’s degree in marketing. She also has earned professional accreditations through the Society of Humana Resource Management and has the distinction of being an Affordable Care Act Professional from the National Association of Health Underwriters.

Torre Nigro saw the need to bring independent brokers a greater level of service, product education and compliance knowledge which led to him joining Broker Source as its president.  He is concentrating his efforts on building a business that is flexible and accessible for brokers throughout the Midwest.

Torre, a lifelong Kansas City resident and civic leader, earned a bachelor’s in business management from Rockhurst University and is a graduate of Rockhurst’s Executive Fellowship Program, where he received a master’s in business.

Tom Trussell, CEBS
Chief Operating Officer

Tom has more than 30 years of experience working with independent insurance brokers and wealth management professionals and helping them grow their businesses. His extensive experience in building and leading successful sales and service organizations has helped Broker Source build a business model that helps our brokers increase their income while, at the same time, running their business more efficiently.

Tom is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Kansas City with a degree in Business Administration and has earned his CEBS designation through The Wharton School and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He is active in several industry associations including NAHU and NAIFA.

Ann Moses
Brokerage Development Manager

Ann joined Broker Source in 2013 to help build agent relationships. Previously, Ann worked as a benefits consultant with Bukaty Companies, so she understands the unique needs and challenges agents face in today's health insurance environment.

Her primary focus is working with agents and providing services and support necessary to grow their business. She assists brokers with the set up and servicing of group health insurance and benefit packages.

Ann graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in communications and public relations.

Trudy Parrish
Call Center Manager

Trudy Parrish manages the Broker Source call center and enrollment team. Her extensive call center, training and client service experience have contributed to improved processes within our organization that support accurate enrollment submissions and quality assurance monitoring.

Prior to joining Broker Source, Trudy held positions with H & R Block and The Hartford in the Group benefits division. She is a detail-oriented leader with a practical approach to achieving results.

Trudy is working to earn a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is also a licensed health and life agent and FFM and Medicare-sales certified.