Frisco Office

Robert B. (Rob) Wilson, CPCU, ARe

President

Rob joined CLA Insurance Group in August of 2015 and brings over 25 years of carrier and agency experience to the operation. His primary focus is advancing the agency through organic growth and acquisitions. Prior to coming on board, Rob served in leadership roles at several companies in the DFW area, notably CFO at Gus Bates Insurance and Investments, President at American Hallmark Insurance Services and Senior Vice President and Producer at Wm. Rigg Co.

Rob is a CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) and has the ARe (Associate in Reinsurance) designation, a BA in Business Administration from Baylor and a Masters from Vanderbilt.


Michelle Rountree

Vice President of Operations

Michelle began her career on the carrier side as a team leader in the commercial insurance division for State Farm Insurance. She then switched her focus and started working for an independent insurance agency as an account manager and later as a producer. She also spent a short time as a middle market underwriter at The Combined Group in Dallas. She currently continues to service her current customers with her own book of business as well as serve as the Vice President of Operations for CLA Insurance Group.


Larry J. Davisson II

Vice President

Larry is a second generation insurance professional with a real passion for his clients and his work. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Larry has worked with many different types of commercial risks. Larry’s primary focus is the hospitality industry with a focus on hotels, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Larry is a proud Texas Tech Red Raider and has also trained with the renowned Sitkins Group. Larry looks forward to helping you protect your business for you and future generations.


Luke Buster

Sales Executive

Luke began his insurance career more than 10 years ago, having both Life & Health as well as Property & Casualty licenses. Working for the Arthur J. Gallagher Benefit division, Luke obtained training at a corporate level which impacted his overall capabilities. He joined CLA Insurance Group in 2017. Luke brings a variety of knowledge and experience to help his customers with a full comprehensive approach. His passion is to bring his clients cost effective risk management and insurance programs, positively impacting their financial results.


Cathy Mendoza

Senior Account Manager

Cathy has over 40 years of experience in the commercial property & casualty insurance industry. After 22 years with State Farm Insurance, Cathy moved into the independent agency system, working for several agencies in the DFW area. She moved to CLA Insurance Group in May of 2015 and services a variety of commercial clients.


Renee Babish, CISR, CRIS

Account Manager

Renee joined the CLA Insurance Group team from the New Jersey shore area. Renee has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years in Commercial Lines. She began her commercial insurance career at The Commercial Agency which specializes in Contracting and Construction accounts. Most recently she worked for The Vozza Agency, which specializes in restaurants. Renee has CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) and CRIS (Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist) designations and has the reputation for being honest, diligent, and friendly and for making clients feel as if they are the only one she has.


Misty Smith

Private Client Sales Executive

Misty began her career in 1989 as a Commercial Lines Premium Auditor with State Farm Insurance. After 12 years she took a break from insurance to be a mom and work in her local school district while raising her 2 children. She came to CLA Insurance Group in 2017 as a Customer Service Representative. Since then she has taken and passed her licensing exam and is now the Private Client Sales Executive for personal lines as well as an Account Manager for Small Commercial Business clients.


Dallas Office

John Delay

Senior Vice President

John, a native Dallasite, graduated from Bishop Dunne in 1974 and immediately went to work for his father, Clyde Delay, who formed Clyde Delay Insurance Agency in 1945. In 1990, they teamed up with Howard Pietsch, forming the agency now known as Alliance Insurance Agency of Dallas. Clyde and John worked together until Clyde’s death in 2006.

John works for his customers, continuing to deliver old fashioned work ethics that keep his customers satisfied and comfortable, knowing that he has done all he can for their insurance needs. Many of John’s clients have remained loyal to him for over 30 years. There is no client too small. John is there to handle the needs of his insureds, whether it be bonds, business insurance or home.


Dan Cunningham

Consultant

Dan, a native Dallasite, began his insurance career over 45 years ago after graduating from Greenville, College in Illinois with majors in both mathematics and business. After graduation, he joined his dad’s Dallas independent insurance agency in 1971 and earned his CPCU professional designation in 1979. Dan joined forces with John Delay and Alliance in 1998.


Diane Pruitt

Senior Account Manager

Diane has served as Commercial Lines Account Manager at Alliance Insurance Agency of Dallas for 28 years. Prior to her tenure with Alliance, Diane worked for one agency in Richardson, and one in Plano, servicing all types of commercial risks ranging from small retail establishments to large manufacturing risks, contractors, and non-profit organizations.

Diane is a past member of the Professional Insurance Women’s Association and currently working toward obtaining her CISR designation. She enjoys meeting and working with her clients. “When I count my blessings, I count my job twice. I love what I do!”


Samantha Villasenor

Account Manager

Samantha was born and raised in Texas. She is a 3rd generation insurance agent and began her insurance career by joining the family business in June 2010. She takes pride in servicing her accounts the way that both her grandfather and father have done. She obtained her producer license in 2010 and graduated from The Hartford School of Insurance in 2014 with a CLCS designation. She has worked in various positions, including accounting and customer service.


Margie Reynoso

Commercial Lines Rater

Margie started in the insurance business on the company side and has worked for several standard companies. She has worked at Alliance for the last 15 years and has 30 plus years’ experience. Her main focus is to quote new business and retain renewal accounts for the agency.