Mark began his insurance career in 2008. After spending a few years with a global insurance broker working on large complex accounts, Mark decided to establish Excel MKM Insurance. He saw an opportunity to fill a gap in the insurance space in his hometown area by bringing his commercial expertise to local businesses in the Tri Municipal Region. Mark is a firm believer in educating himself to ensure he is providing his clients with expert advice. Mark has completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Insurance & Risk Management Diploma, Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB), Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP), and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designations. Mark served 5 years as a Director on the Professional Young Insurance Brokers Association (PYIB), serving as Chair of both the political and events committees during this time. Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter as well as travelling and taking in the occasional golf game.
Cody joined Excel MKM Insurance as a founding employee and future partner in 2018 helping to create the foundation of the brokerage. He holds his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation and a Diploma of Business Management majoring in Insurance and Risk Management from MacEwan University. Cody uses his experience and expertise to service commercial clients and educate them on how to effectively and efficiently manage their risk. Cody believes the core to providing exceptional service is an intimate understanding of his clients’ business and their operations. Outside of the office he enjoys travelling, whether it be hiking Machu Picchu or sipping a Mojito on the beach. Cody also enjoys visiting the family farm and catching-up with family and friends.
Louise started her insurance career in Manitoba in 1985 and continued it moving to Alberta in 1992. She joined Excel MKM Insurance in 2018 and brings with her a depth of knowledge and experience of over 35 years in the industry. Louise enjoys building lasting relationships with her clients and is a strong believer that the customer always comes first. In her personal time, Louise enjoys weekly golf games in the summer and hitting the beaches in Mexico when the snow flies.
Murray Miller’s background in the insurance industry spanned a career of thirty two years on the brokerage side and an additional few years of consulting work following this. Murray was a partner in a large regional brokerage in Northern Alberta. During his career, Murray earned two insurance designations including Canadian Chartered Insurance Broker (CCIB) and Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP). His son Mark, followed him into the insurance business and along with some partners, they established Excel MKM Insurance. Murray’s interests include golf, reading and travel to warm winter locations.
Murray Kulak was born and raised in Stony Plain, he and his wife Suzie have called it their home for many years. They found it a great place to raise their 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
He has been a part of the business community since 1970 where he started his career in insurance and then went on to a career in Commercial Real Estate, Land and Property Development & Management.
With commercial interests in Edmonton & Area, Murray has always found the business climate in the Tri-Region to be very positive. He relished the opportunity to become a founding partner of Excel MKM Insurance with partners/friends Murray & Mark Miller.
Murray’s leisure time finds him on the golf course, traveling and spending time with his family.
Mardy was born and raised in Stony Plain where he still resides with his wife Tammy and their 2 grown sons.
After attaining his BA(Econ) from the University of Alberta he started his career in the Travel industry in 1993. He sold his company in 2015 and joined his Dad, Murray, in the Land Development & Property Management business. He was excited to partner with friends Murray and Mark Miller to open Excel MKM Insurance in Spruce Grove.
Over the years Mardy has been active in minor sports, coaching both his sons in hockey & baseball, and in various community organizations. He is currently the President of the Rotary Club of Stony Plain and a past board member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Heritage Agricultural Society, the Heart of Town Association, the Stony Plain & District Exhibition Society and many Town of Stony Plain boards and sub-committees.
When not working Mardy enjoys playing hockey with his sons, working out and traveling.