Our Team

Boyd P. Drachman

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Boyd P. Drachman is President and owner of Drachman Insurance Services, Inc. a commercial insurance brokerage agency in Tucson specializing in property,  casualty, surety and employee benefits for businesses.  He began his career at age 21 with a regional brokerage firm and completed an internship with CT Bowring, a large Lloyd’s of London broker in 1979.  He co-founded Drachman Leed Insurance in 1984 and his present company in 2011.

Boyd has been active in many local private and governmental organizations and committees including past director of The Tucson Conquistadores, past member of The Centurions of St. Mary’s Hospital, Chairman of the Arizona Aero Space Foundation/Pima Air Museum, member of the Tucson/Pima County Historical Commission, and member of the Pima County Trial Courts Nominating Committee.

Boyd is an avid pilot, hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman.  A lifelong resident of Tucson, Boyd lives with his wife and four children on Tucson’s eastside.

Kellie Papanikolas
Property & Casualty Producer

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Phone: (520)382-0317

Originally from southern California, Kellie graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors degree in Communication with a minor in Business Administration. Kellie has been a licensed agent since 2005. She is a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and has a strong background insuring contractors and loves the challenges insurance work presents daily. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two children.”

Phillip Drachman
Property & Casualty Producer
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Phone: (520)382-0350

Phillip is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona; earning a bachelor’s degree in regional development with a minor in business. He has  valuable experience in the insurance industry: first interning with the former Drachman-Leed Insurance, followed by a summer internship with ACE Insurance in London, England.  His internship included a presence in ACE’s box at Lloyds of London where he experienced first-hand how the toughest risks are handled in the global marketplace. In 2011, Phillip attended the Hartford School of Insurance and earned the designation of a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist. Outside of work, you can find Phil playing tennis, flying, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.

Kelly Bayse
Commercial Lines Account Manager
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Kelly began her career in Commercial Insurance in 1985 and has worked for several leading brokers in Southern Arizona.

Kelly came to Drachman Insurance Services in 1999 and handles a variety of sophisticated commercial clients spanning a number of industry sectors.  She has specialized in Contractor Accounts for Insurance and Surety as well as Transportation.

Kelly is considered a leading Commercial Account Manager in the Tucson Area.

Joanna Fitzgerald
Benefits/Bonds Manager
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Phone: (520)382-0343

Joanna believes in ‘getting things done’ and driving results through collaboration and partnerships. With an enthusiastic and friendly attitude, Joanna radiates a sincere passion for the healthcare/benefits field and helping clients navigate the often complex world of health insurance.  She has an undergraduate degree in Business Management and earned her Masters of Business (MBA) at the University of Arizona, Eller School of Management. She is originally from Central Illinois but moved to Tucson so she could enjoy a little sunshine.

Karen Houle
Business Manager/Commercial Lines Account Manager
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Karen was born in Canada and has lived in Tucson since childhood. She began her career in the insurance industry with Drachman Insurance in 1997. Karen handles the agency business affairs as well as customer service for commercial accounts.  Karen is a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR). She especially enjoys the client interaction aspect of the industry.

Mary Drachman
Personal Lines Manager
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Phone: (520)382-0342

Mary Drachman is a University of Arizona graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Child Development & Family Relations. She was an elementary teacher for 13 years in the Tanque Verde School District and a substitute teacher for ten years. Mary recently received her Property & Casualty Producer License and has been the Account Manager for Personal Lines since February of 2013. She has enjoyed getting to know and taking care of her current clients, and is looking forward to growing the agency’s book of business and developing a strong relationship with her clientele.

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