The Professional Team
Wilkins and Associates is led by a team of professionals with decades of insurance experience and numerous industry designations. We provide our customers the highest quality of care and take extra measures to ensure the best possible service. It’s a real difference you’ll discover from everyone on our capable and experienced team as we work to bring you more choices than any other broker.
Debra Wilkins – President of Wilkins & Associates
Debra has been providing insurance solutions since 1978, when she was the first underwriter hired by UMIA. Since founding Wilkins and Associates, Debra has used her diverse background in professional liability insurance to deliver tailored insurance programs and advise practice owners and executives of their options.
Debra was presented with the prestigious Buchman award in 2013.
Jessica Wilkins Fricks – Vice President
For over 16 years, Jessica has used her expertise to meet the insurance needs of health care providers. Jessica specializes in professional liability, business owners’ policies, and employee benefits. She holds a BS in Marketing and Business Management from the University Of Utah.
Candace Nakai – Account Executive
Candace brings a broad insurance background to her work at Wilkins, with 7 years of experience working as a broker and personal lines underwriter with RPS. She brings detailed knowledge of commercial coverage and an intricate understanding of personal lines to her Wilkins clients. She graduated with a degree in business from Northern Arizona University.
Jaime Hardwick – Account Executive
Jaime works with a broad spectrum of clients and has great knowledge of business and personal lines insurance coverage. She has over 15 years of diversified accounting experience. This knowledge aids her in delivering insurance programs and products to business owners and executives. Jaime studied business at Western International University.
David Feller – Licensed Agent
David assists Wilkins clients with their personal and commercial accounts within all industries. David works closely with business owners and executives to develop comprehensive insurance solutions for several large organizations.
Anthony Fricks – Licensed Agent
Anthony’s areas of expertise include professional liability for physicians, hospitals, surgical centers and long term care facilities. He is focused on risk management, cyber liability, and insurance programs to assist clients in understanding rapidly changing technology-related issues. He is an accomplished sales leader and quality control provider for small business owners. He is currently working toward a communication and business degree from the University of Utah.