Cortland Office: 330.638.4700

Downtown Youngstown Office: 330.758.4665


The Platt Insurance & Financial Team

Ellie Platt, Platt Insurance Group Poland and Cortland OhioEllie Platt, MBA

Ellie Platt is the President and Principal Agent of Platt Insurance & Financial. She founded the agency in 2011 after spending ten years with Meridian Services in Youngstown, where she served as Vice President of Development. Ellie graduated from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio with a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Communications, and from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA with a Master's degree in Business. Ellie is licensed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas. She lives in Poland, Ohio with her husband A.J., and their son.  Ellie was a Mahoning Valley Young Professionals 25 under 35 honoree twice, and is also a past Athena award nominee.

Louis Lee, Platt Insurance Group Poland and Cortland OhioLouis Lee, Associate Agent

Louis came to Platt Insurance & Financial in July 2012. He specializes in helping people manage their risk as it relates to their home, auto, and business insurance. Louis is currently working toward his Bachelor's degree in Marketing Management at Youngstown State University, and is active in community organizations such as Youngstown Rotary and Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley. Louis is a 2014 honoree in the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals 25 under 35 awards.

Kate Guesman, Platt Insurance Group, Poland and Cortland OhioKate Guesman, Associate Agent

Kate has been in the insurance industry for over 18 years. She is licensed in home, auto, and life insurance. She is a lifelong Cortland resident. She is also our Farm Specialist.

Lisa Swarm, Platt Insurance Group, Poland and Cortland OhioLisa Swarm, Associate Agent

Lisa graduated with a BA from Youngstown State University. She has over 15 years experience in the service field. She is licensed in home, auto, and life insurance.

Connie Fauvie, Platt Insurance Group, Poland and Cortland OhioConnie Fauvie, Customer Service Representative

Connie has worked in the insurance industry for 15 years as a claims adjuster, underwriter, and now a licensed agent. She specializes in customer service and utilizes her diverse insurance industry knowledge and experience to assist clients through the claims process. Connie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health Education from YSU.

About Platt Insurance & Financial

Ellie-Platt-Agency-PrincipaPlatt Insurance & Financial is an insurance and financial services agency built for the way you live and work. Our agency was created in June 2011 when Ellie Platt, MBA merged five existing insurance agencies in the Mahoning Valley. Ellie then consolidated these offices into two locations in Poland and Cortland Ohio, specifically chosen with her clients best intersts in mind. She then built a team of the most intelligent, detail oriented, and dedicated representatives she could find.

This team now offers a full range of insurance and financial services to residents and business owners throughout Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. These services include, but are not limited to: Commercial insurance, home and auto insurance, life insurance, classic car insurance, retirement plans, IRAs, 401(k)s, mutual funds, and more. Platt insurance & Financial has created a portfolio of the very best insurance companies in the nation to ensure their clients get the value possible for their clients.

We look forward to working with you.
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