Bail Team

Brian Kesneck
Brian Kesneck
President

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Brian began his career with Bankers Financial Corporation (BFC) in 1985 and accepted the role as President of Bankers Surety in 1993, a position he continues to hold. He currently is President of the Surety Division of BFC, responsible for the growth and profitability of bail surety, commercial surety, and contract surety. Brian holds Florida Property & Casualty (2-20) and Managing General Agent (0-60) licenses as well as multiple non-resident licenses throughout the U.S.
 

Lisa Basta
Lisa Basta
Senior Vice President

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Lisa came to work at Bankers Insurance Company in 2001. She acquired her undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of South Florida and her law degree from Stetson University College of Law. Lisa is a licensed Florida attorney, whose work as Senior Vice President includes overseeing the marketing, legal, and compliance departments. Lisa is, to many, "the voice of Bankers Surety," personally working with agents whenever her phone rings, day or night.
 

Rob Southey
Rob Southey
Vice President

303.670.3006

Rob joined Bankers Financial Corporation in 1992 and served in the Corporate Legal Department, first as Associate General Counsel and then as General Counsel. In 2005, he joined the Bankers Surety Division as its Vice President and General Counsel. Rob, a graduate of the United States Military Academy and Stetson University College of Law, resides in Colorado. He assists with marketing and legal efforts in the western United States, and is a licensed attorney in both Florida and Colorado.
 

Pam Galbreath
Pam Galbreath
Vice President

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Pam began work at Bankers Insurance Company in 1991 and joined the Surety division in 1995. Pam oversees the Operations Division, which includes the handling of bond forfeitures, execution reports, accounts receivable, transfer bonds and the underwriting and approval of large bonds. Pam is a licensed Florida Bail Agent.
 

Melissa Lippert
Melissa Lippert
Western Region Director

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Melissa joined Bankers Financial Corporation as the Western Territory Director for the Surety Division in 2011. She began her work on the retail side of the commercial surety bail industry in 1996. She holds a California bail license and is involved in every aspect of our business, supporting our valued customers 24/7/365.