Meet the Team

Joanne Cadarette

Assistant Account Manager
Joanne began her insurance career in 1979. She joined InterWest Insurance Services as a transcriber and typist when it was known as Noack and Dean in 1991. In 1992, when computers entered the scene, she began working in Commercial Lines processing certificates and endorsements. She continues to assist the account managers in all day to day operations. When Joanne is not servicing our clients’ needs, she is working on DIY home improvement projects and spending time in her yard, gardening. She enjoys spending time with friends attending Cal Berkeley football and basketball games.

Sarah Paine

Assistant Account Manager
Sarah started in the insurance industry in Seattle, Washington learning commercial lines account management from the ground up in 2002.  After 8 years in Seattle, she was wooed back to the Bay Area and resumed her insurance career in 2014. She has worked as an office manager, commercial lines account manager, assistant account manager, and as underwriter in the Small Business marketplace. When not at work Sarah enjoys her garden, her cat, and spending time with friends and family.

Catherine Killian, ARM

Program Administrator
Catherine began her insurance career in 1984. She joined InterWest Insurance in 1999. She has worked with insurance carriers and agencies in underwriting, operations, marketing, account management and risk management positions. Before her insurance career, she was involved with several manufacturing operations in production and inventory control. She has obtained her Associate in Business and her Associate in Risk Management. When Catherine is not servicing our client’s needs, she is a mentor for junior and senior high youth and young moms. She enjoys cooking, cycling, and golfing with her husband.

Cheryl Trusler, CISR Elite

Account Manager

Cheryl has been in the insurance industry for 36 years, starting by working in her father’s insurance agency here in Sacramento. She has previously worked for InterWest for 13 years and has recently re-joined our team.  She brings a great amount of  industry expertise in construction. Cheryl has a reputation for technical excellence and is CISR, Elite accredited. We know you will find Cheryl very willing to accommodate your  service needs.

Cheryl has been married to her husband John for over 23 years. They enjoy many outdoor activities such as fly fishing, target (pistol) practice and golf.  She also enjoys time with her granddaughter, Brianna, and her two Boston Terriers, Katie and Emma.

Kim Olafsen, CRIS, CLCS

Account Manager – Program Coordinator
Kim began her insurance career in 1995. She joined InterWest Insurance in 2012. Kim has experience working with insurance carriers and agencies as Underwriter, Senior Customer Service Representative and Account Manager. Kim originated from Oregon and then moved to Southern California for 16 years prior to relocating to the Sacramento area to be closer to family. Prior to Kim’s insurance career, she worked in the food industry. When Kim is not servicing our client’s needs, she enjoys spending time with family and is actively involved in her children’s sports activities.

Teri Greene, CISR, CRIS

Account Manager
Teri started her insurance career in the personal lines department  August 2003. December of 2015 she relocated to the Sacramento area from Fresno, CA. She joined the Commercial Lines Department at InterWest Insurance in our Sacramento office April 2017 as an Account Manager. She is very knowledgeable on various coverages and products specializing in the construction industry within the commercial lines arena. She is self-motivated, reliable and a dedicated individual who possesses strong verbal and written communication skills.

Teri has 3 grown children, and when not servicing her client’s needs, she is her youngest daughter’s biggest fan traveling to Kansas to watch her play softball in college. She also enjoys all professional & college athletic events with her husband of 8 years and the two are fully involved in their grand-children’s school and sports events.

Cory Handley, CSP

Risk Control Consultant

Cory Handley joined InterWest Insurance Services in August 2013, as a Risk Control Consultant. He has over eight years of experience managing commercial construction projects across multiple industries including education, healthcare, technology, pharmaceutical, and museums. From working directly with subcontractors in the field to managing client relationships, Cory has successfully completed several multi- million dollar projects with zero loss time injuries.

Cory grew up in Yreka, California (where he was raised by highly respected and responsible parents), and graduated from Yreka High School (where he left his mark as a leader in athletics). He attended Chico State University where he completed a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Construction Management and met his lifelong companion. Cory and his family currently reside in Granite Bay, California.

Cory’s safety career began in 2005 and has been focused on improving employee’s quality of life through safe practices and behaviors. He feels this approach promotes a healthier, more accountable, and successful life style in the workplace and at home. His practical approach to controlling losses aligns with simplifying processes, utilizing best practices, and integrating cutting edge technology.

Cory is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). This highly respected certification is awarded to individuals who meet academic standards, satisfy professional safety experience requirements, and have passed two rigorous examinations. The examinations cover engineering and management aspects of safety, applied science, legal and regulatory matters, professional affairs, and other safety-related topics. Certified Safety Professionals specialize in protecting workers, the public, property, and the environment by identifying, evaluating, and controlling hazards. The CSP directs safety programs at a corporate level to reduce risk and loss. Cory is also a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

Jordan Swanson, CAWC, CLCS

Commercial Insurance Broker

Jordan Swanson graduated from California State University, Sacramento in 2014 with a degree in Economics. While earning his degree, Jordan was a student-athlete, competing on the men’s golf team for each of his four years at the university. Immediately upon graduating, he began his career in the political world, as a researcher for a national political consulting firm.

In June of 2015, Jordan joined InterWest Insurance Services because of its outstanding reputation. He embraces InterWest’s stated mission to create innovative risk management solutions for its clients and to provide a level of service that is unparalleled in the industry. Jordan has found his niche specializing in the Construction industry.

Jordan was born and raised in Sacramento, where he still resides with his wife, Sara. Outside of the office, he enjoys playing golf and is an avid sports fan.

Greg Scoville

Vice President, Program Director

Greg Scoville joined one of InterWest’s predecessor organizations, Lindo, Hanna & Abbott, in 1989, to give them a presence in Sacramento and has been a shareholder since. Greg began his insurance career 40 years ago working in his father’s insurance agency. After college, Greg continued his insurance career as a Personal Lines Manager for two years. In 1984, he began his commercial lines focus with a national insurance firm, where he specialized in construction. Greg is primarily interested in developing long-term business relationships by facilitating and representing the needs of his clients as their broker. He predominately specializes in construction and manages ASDAWEST, a successful construction program on the west coast. Greg has lived in the Sacramento area most of his life but currently lives in Northern Nevada with his wife Louisa. He enjoys the adventures of the outdoor life, from hiking in the Sierra’s, to fishing and hunting. Greg has three adult children and several grandchildren.

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