Our Team List

Rodney 'Rod' Ritter

President

Rod Ritter has held senior management positions in various aviation organizations for over 25 years. Beginning in the aircraft leasing and financing arena, he was co-owner of a boutique financing company specializing in second tier credits for helicopters, corporate aircraft and airline equipment.

In 1989 he joined one of the world’s largest commercial helicopter operators as their Director of Finance and Risk Management. Over a 5-year period he arranged financing for the company expansion to 140 aircraft while directing the insurance placements for EMS, helicopter logging, regional airline, aerospace parts manufacturing and Workers’ Compensation.

He transitioned into the insurance brokerage realm in 1995 as a senior officer and co-owner of a privately held company. He was the company’s largest producer prior to leaving and forming Velocity Insurance Group in 2010.

A 1983 graduate of Western Washington University, College of Business and Economics with emphasis in Economics and Exercise Physiology. He also completed course work at the University of Southern California’s Institute of Safety and Systems Management.

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Richard 'Richie' Breza

Vice President

Richie Breza is a 1995 graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a BA in Political Science, Richie Breza was a professional soccer player for a decade before breaking into the aviation insurance brokerage business five years ago. Richie brings with him a unique network of contacts, which has allowed him to create and cultivate several new opportunities for his clients.

During his time in the aviation insurance industry, and currently Vice President of Velocity Insurance Group, Richie has had the opportunity to experience handling the most serious of claims, contract reviews while aggressively negotiating terms for his clients. His client base spans a wide variety of aviation specialties including fixed based operations, maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations, fixed and rotor wing operators.

Richie lives in Park City, Utah with his wife and two sons.

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Colleen Yoemans

Finance Manager

Colleen Yeomans has over 25 years experience in the Aviation Industry, working in Finance and Accounting. Colleen has been responsible for all aspects of Accounting and Finance, Treasury, Tax, Audit and Reporting for a multi-million dollar helicopter operation. With a specialty of Business Analysis and Budgeting she has a unique understanding of the Aviation industry and has spent many years acting as a liaison between Operational Departments and Accounting. Colleen currently lives in Boise Idaho with her husband and two children. She currently is pursuing her degree in Business and Accounting.

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Jodee Morgan

Sr Aviation Account Manager

Jodee’s aviation background started early in life.  Her family owned and operated one of Utah’s largest and most successful aircraft Charter / FBO companies.  Prior to joining her parent’s company in 1985, Jodee had already gained experience in the insurance industry as a Team Leader at a company specializing in life insurance products.  Upon joining her parent’s aviation company, Jodee performed administrative duties for the President of the company, as well as providing assistance with payroll services and bookkeeping duties. It was during this time Jodee had the opportunity to work with the company’s Aviation Insurance Broker.  Given her prior insurance experience, Jodee quickly recognized the need for additional licensed aviation brokers in Utah.

Jodee successfully obtained her Property and Casualty Insurance license in 1987.  She began to assist full-time as an aviation broker.  Her responsibilities included all aspects of support for the company’s growing book of aviation insurance business.  After selling her book of business, she accepted a position in Park City, Utah with Aviation Insurance Services.  Jodee’s responsibilities included handling the day to day management of several large aviation accounts.  In her current position with Velocity Insurance Group, she assists in the management of both medium and large commercial accounts, and commercial placements involving complex quota share policies.  Jodee is committed to providing her clients with the best customer service available in the industry

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