Christensen Group Insurance Team Member

Derek Peltier

Derek Peltier

Vice President
Business Insurance

Derek Peltier joined Christensen Group in 2017 as a Vice President. Previously, Derek worked for Federated Insurance where he was a Marketing Representative in the Twin Cities specializing in commercial insurance for the construction, manufacturing, wholesale & distribution industries.

Derek has a specific focus in the following products and industries:

  • Professional Liability / Errors & Omissions
  • Construction
  • Bonding
  • Builders Risk
  • Inland Marine
  • Machining & Manufacturing
  • Rigging & Hauling
  • Auto
  • Wholesale & Distribution

Derek graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a B.S. in Sales and Marketing while playing Division 1 hockey for the Gophers. After college, he went on to play 5 years of professional hockey in the NHL, AHL, and DEL in Germany and has stayed active in the community with youth hockey. Derek resides in the west suburbs with his wife and two kids.

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What it's like working with Christensen Group.

  • 1

    Industry experts

    Through intentional recruitment of leading industry talent we’ve built and retained a growing bench of specialists who will be with you throughout the life of your account.

  • 2

    Creative solutions

    As an independent organization, everyone on our team has the power to get creative in order to do right by our clients.

  • 3

    Empathetic service

    The employee owners who service your account are closely attuned to your challenges and are always ready to address them as carefully as they would their own.

  • 4

    Collaborative by design

    Everyone on our team works together to support your account, so you get access to fresh ideas, decades of expertise and knowledgeable service at the ready.

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When searching for insurance, you need someone who understands the path you're walking. Someone who knows where the rakes are... and how to avoid them. While Derek has a wide range of knowledge, here are a few areas of specialty.

Not your everyday
insurance company.

Sometimes, a secure tomorrow requires a bit of imagination. Over the better part of a century, we’ve learned where to get to creative and where to play the numbers. Our independence allows us to leverage this specialized knowledge to get ahead of your risks and plan for the future you envision. Once we understand the nuances of your story we can bend the ear of our carriers to design and refine a solution that will deliver for you, your business, and the employees who make your success possible.

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