I am the 4th generation Mercure in the family insurance agency. I started working in the agency at the age of 17. I obtained my agent licenses in 1964. I graduated from the University of Toledo in 1966.
I have been active in the insurance industry and community. I have attended numerous insurance schools and classes over the years. I have been active in the Agents Association on a local level and was a member of the Board of Directors for the state association.
I served and helped the citizens of the Rockwood area in numerous ways. I was a member of the fire department for 40 years and served as chief 16. I served on many commissions in the City of Rockwood. I am an active member of St Mary’s Church where I have served on many parish and school committees and boards.
I have been married to my wife Lorraine for over 40 years. We have four children and 15 grandchildren. We enjoy going to the events of the grandchildren.
I am the 5th generation Mercure in the family insurance agency. I started working at the agency at the age of 14 and obtained my agent licenses while attending Western Michigan University where I concentrated my studies in insurance. I take the trust our insured place in us very seriously and want to continue the superior service the agency has provided since 1890.
I have learned from my father the importance of community and industry involvement. I’ve been involved with Rotary, Jaycees and the Rockwood Fire Department. I am the Chief of the department. I teach CPR and work with the local schools in fire prevention. I am a member of the Board of Directors the MI Future Foundation, and I am a past President of the Gibraltar and Rockwood Rotary clubs.
Golf is a passion of mine. I coached high school golf for over 20 years and had the privilege to work with many outstanding student at St Mary Catholic Central and Riverview High School. I have been involved with the Big I National Championship for 20 years. I am currently the chair of the Michigan state committee. Golf is a great lifelong sport that promotes exercise, sportsmanship and is a nice way to meet many different people.
My wife and I have 7 kids. One is an medical school, a daughter and son are serving our country in the U.S. Marine Corps, and another one is a veteran of the Corps and attending college along with two other ones. The final one is almost done with high school.
Suzanne, also a life-long Downriver resident, has been with The Mercure Agency since 1995. She followed in her mother’s footsteps, Nancy Fisher, who served our customers well for 30 years. She strives to give the same friendly and personable customer service to our customers, just like her mom did. The best part of her job is meeting new clients and turning them into friends.
Tracy is a Customer Service Representative, joining Mercure Agency in 2001. She has earned her CISR designation and Producer’s license. With over 30 years of customer service experience, she is willing to help customers with all of their insurance needs. Tracy’s spare time is spent with her adult children, grandchildren, bike riding, walking and using the family time share at Disney World.