Mission Statement

Our purpose is to enable individuals and businesses to manage their risks.  We provide insurance products and services to meet with the specific and ever-changing exposures facing our customers.  We build value for our insureds through the strength of their satisfaction and by consistently providing superior service.

Employee Bios

President, Mike Finley

Michael Finley, CIC

Email: mfinley@hall-green.com

Mike Finley was born and raised in New York. He graduated from the University of Vermont and worked in the hospitality industry before moving to Ohio in 1991. He purchased the Hall-Green Agency in 1999 from his uncle, David Green.

Mike is married and has three daughters. He serves on the boards of The Children’s Advocacy Center; Main Street Kent; Portage County Insurance Association; and St. Patrick’s Booster Club. He is past president and senator for the Kent Jaycees. In his spare time he coaches basketball, softball and soccer.

Office Manager, Susan Tripepi

Susan Tripepi
Office Manager/Agent

Email: stripepi@hall-green.com

Susan Tripepi graduated in 1998 from the University of Akron with an Accounting degree. She served on the National Board of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance for many years and the Akron Chapter of the Society of Human Resources. She currently serves on the board for LifeHouse Ministries, a teen pregnancy home, she founded in 2015. Prior to joining Hall-Green in April 2016, she ran a successful consulting business.

She is the proud mother of one adult daughter. In her spare time, she is active in her local church and the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, volunteers with various charities, and enjoys motorcycle riding and beach vacations.

Ruth Freeman

Ruthann Freeman
Customer Service Representative/Agent

Email: rfreeman@hall-green.com

Ruthann Freeman graduated from Kent State University. She began working part-time for Hall-Green Agency in 1987 and became a full time customer service representative in 1999. She is married and has two grown daughters.

Ruthann is involved with First Christian Church Kent and Hiram Farm & Learning Center.

Mark Yankovich

Mark Yankovich, CPIA

Email: myankovich@hall-green.com

Mark Yankovich is an alumnus of Kent State University. He was president of MCW Food Services until the family-owned business was sold in 1998. Mark entered the insurance business in 1999; achieved his CPIA designation in 2006.

Married to Sally for over 43 years he is former Board Member of the Rotary Club of Kent. He also previously served as a trustee of the Robinson Memorial Hospital and The Kevin Coleman Foundation. Mark is also involved with the Portage APL, Kent Roosevelt Hall of Fame Selection Committee and is a 15-gallon donor for the American Red Cross.

Andrew Obraza

Andrew Obraza

Email: aobraza@hall-green.com

Andrew Obraza obtained his insurance license in 2002 where he focused on life insurance for 5 years. Joining Hall-Green Agency in 2006 he now concentrates on all aspects of insurance.

Andrew is married and has three young sons. He is a member of the Kent Jaycees; portrays Uncle Sam in the Stow July 4th parade and coaches with Kent Parks and Rec.

Laura Mellor

Laura VonStein
Customer Service Representative/Agent

Email: lvonstein@hall-green.com

Laura VonStein grew up in Chagrin Falls; graduated from Kent State University and has worked in the insurance industry since 2000. She joined the staff of Hall-Green Agency in 2012.

Laura is married and volunteers for the Portage APL. She has also volunteered for the Make-A Wish Foundation and Townhall II.