Meet Your Brokers

The Beyond-ology:

Most people think of insurance as a necessary evil, kind of like eating your veggies. Our mission is to take the pain out of the process. Of course we’ll deliver excellent service and products that match your needs, but our aim is to deliver this service in the most convenient, accessible way for you. Pop down to the office, send us a message on Facebook, meet us at a coffee shop, Tweet us, email us, and if you’re too busy to leave work, we’ll come to your place of business. We’re making insurance simple and accessible….and we might even be convinced to eat your veggies for you.

Meet Matt…

Matt Cassidy
Cell | 403.872.4970
Direct | 403.392.5254

Matt has been an insurance professional since 2009 and prides himself on providing exceptional customer service and advice. Matt especially enjoys helping clients complete thorough reviews of their policy in order to obtain the best insurance, and providing support during claim situations. As owner of Beyond Insurance, a member of the Excel Group, Matt is proud to equip clients with access to the highest rated insurance providers with international capacities.

Born and raised in Red Deer, Matt is a proud member of the Piper Creek Optimist Club, Red Deer Referee Association, and is a Western Hockey League Alumni. Away from the office, Matt supports local arts & theater sports, live music & sporting events, and spending time with friends.

Meet Andy…

Andy Cassidy
Cell | 403.848.2019
Direct | 403.392.6294

Andy is an entrepreneur at heart. She has run a successful commercial photography business for the past ten years, as well as being an integral member of her family’s professional audio business from 2001 to 2016. Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and has held multiple roles within an insurance brokerage as of 2012 (which believe it or not it’s how Matt and Andy met!) As owner of Beyond Insurance, a member of the Excel Group, Andy is focused on connecting with clients through technology and bringing an enhanced level of accessibility and simplicity to their insurance experience.

Born and raised in Red Deer, Andy is an avid traveler; having lived in India and volunteered with a Women’s Rights Organization in Sri Lanka. She currently volunteers on the board of Central Alberta Residence Society. Away from the office, Andy enjoys photography, supporting local business owners and staying connected with the music and arts community.

Meet David…

David Westwood
Cell | 403-392-4445
Direct | 403-392-6118

David began working as an insurance broker in 2015, and brings previous experience in customer service from the telecommunication industry. He is dedicated to helping clients navigate through their policies, and ensuring they’re getting the best combination of value and coverage.

Born and raised in Lacombe, David now makes his home in Red Deer. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology through Red Deer College and the University of Calgary collaborative program. David is a current National Lacrosse League referee, and also officiates junior and senior hockey in Alberta. He is dedicated to helping the next generation of officials in these two sports as a director in the respective referee associations’ boards. Away from the office and the rink, David spends his down time with his family and taking in the local central Alberta culinary scene

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