Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Joel Weis

Agent/ Sec/ Owner
Mobile: (262) 716-3222

James Peterson

Agent/ Treas/ Owner
Mobile: (262) 716-6585

Jim Peterson is a Licensed Insurance Agent in Property & Casualty and Health, Life & Accident Insurance. He is one of our experts in Commercial Liability & Property Insurance as well as Group Health Insurance. Although Jim is young at heart, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our May’s Insurance Agency family by being one of the senior partners/owners. Jim is currently a member of the City of Burlington Fire Department and is celebrating his 42nd year serving as a volunteer fireman. He is also a Kiwanis member (since 1975) and Past President.

Some Interesting Facts about Jim Peterson include:
UW – Whitewater graduate in 1970, Worked at the Bank of Burlington in 1978 before starting his career at May’s, Was on the Burlington High School State Champion Basketball Team, He is an avid golf player and loves spending time with his grandchildren.

Michael Deans

Agent/ Vice President/ Owner
Mobile: (262) 716-6560

Mike Deans is a Licensed Insurance Agent in Property & Casualty and Health, Life & Accident Insurance. Mike currently has professional memberships in both the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (PIAW) & the Big I as a “Trusted Choice” Independent Agent. Although his specialty is in Personal Lines products like Homeowners, Auto, Personal Liability & Life Insurance, Mike is also has extensive knowledge in Business & Commercial Insurance.

Mike is active in Burlington Rotary, a Commissioner on the City of Burlington Planning Commission, Veterans Memorial Day Parade Chairman, Burlington Gridiron Officer, Burlington Community Education Flag Football Commissioner, and currently coaches for Burlington Little League.

Some interesting facts about Mike Deans include:
Undergraduate Degree in ESS-Physical Education (UW-La Crosse), Masters Degree in Sport Administration (UW-La Crosse), Former All-Conference Middle Linebacker for University of WI-La Crosse (1994-1998) Former Linebackers Assistant Coach for University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (2000-2002) Former Head Football Coach for South Milwaukee High School (2002-2005) Former Assistant Varsity Football Coach for Burlington High School (2006-2011)

Gayle Koch

Personal Lines Customer Service Agent- Processing

Mona Schuerman

Personal Lines Customer Service Agent- Sales

Peggy Weidert


Peggy Weidert is the newest member of our Mays Insurance Agency Team hired in August of 2012 as our Bookkeeper. Although most of what Peggy does is behind the scenes, she is a critically important part of the Mays family! She brings over 15 years of bookkeeping and recordkeeping experience with her. Her previous work experiences include 20 years at Tripco Travel (last 10 years as co-owner). Peggy has a love for “crunching numbers” and takes pleasure in balancing the check book! How about that!

Interesting facts about Peggy Weidert include:

She was a born and raised Burlington and graduated from BHS in 1981. Peggy also married her highschool sweatheart, Chris Weidert, Owner of Weidert Electric in 1985. She continues to raise her three wonderful boys and thoroughly enjoys watching them play sports. Her hobbies/ interests include her time up at their family property in Northern Wisconsin, watching old movies (like It’s A Wonderful Life), bowling, Sudoku puzzles, Working outside at her home mowing the lawn & passing the time in her flower garden

A Special note about Peggy and William (Bill) Weidert
Peggy and the Weidert family have a special and significant place in the history of Mays Insurance Agency, too! Peggy’s late father-in-law, William Weidert, was himself a vital part of the Mays legacy. William (Bill) Weidert was a former agency Owner and Agent of Mays Insurance Agency. In his life, Bill was truly a hometown hero . From his military service to our county as a Navy man during World War II, to his selflessness as a longtime member of the Burlington Rescue Squad; Bill was a man that was so much more than just an exceptional insurance professional and prominent Burlington business owner. He was a remarkable person that exemplifies what May’s Insurance Agency has always stood for. William Weidert will be remembered for his vast knowledge, unwavering integrity, service above one’s self and family. Rest in Peace.

Sarah Boylen

Health & Life Account Executive

Sarah Boylen is a Licensed Agent in Health, Life & Accident Insurance, as well as Property & Casualty Insurance. She is also our Health & Life Insurance Account Executive. Sarah is currently on the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce – Annual Auction Dinner Committee, which is one of the largest annual fundraisers for the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC)

Sarah started her career at May’s Insurance Agency in 2008. Her previous work experience was at Minuteman Press as a Graphic Designer here in Burlington. Sarah earned her BFA Undergraduate degree majoring in Art with a Multimedia Design Concentration from University of Wisconsin- Stout (1998-2003).

Some interesting facts about Sarah Boylen are:
Sarah didn’t have any idea that she would end up in insurance growing up, especially after wanting to be a Veterinarian and then a Graphic Designer. But much to her surprise, after she made the career change, Health Insurance is an area that she has come to enjoy. It is obvious to anyone who meets with Sarah, that she is not only extremely knowledgeable in Individual & Group Health Insurance, but she is an expert in helping people manage their individual and business health insurance risks!

Nicole Baumeister

Commercial Lines Customer Service Agent

Ashley Foat

Personal Lines Customer Service Agent-Sales