Travis Kenzle, Chris Bates and Mark Borrello have a meeting at Crema Café in West Perth to discuss starting an insurance brokerage with a view of making a difference and innovating the process of buying insurance. Our goal at the time and even now is to be the brokerage of choice by clients, employees and insurers.
MEET THE DIRECTORS
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TRAVIS KENZLE MANAGING DIRECTOR
Travis brings with him two decades of experience in complex insurance and risk mitigation solutions. While his commercial insurance career initially focused on technological and publicly listed companies, in 2003, he began specialising in mining and resources. He led a team that managed over 250 mining clients along with public companies in other sectors. Travis is now focused on managing the overall brokerage growth, while also heading up the D&O/PI team and managing key clients.
CHRIS BATES DIRECTOR
DANIEL MIRKOVIC DIRECTOR
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A former lawyer, Chris is an Executive Director of KBI, the Managing Director of KBE Human Capital, a Director of Parkerville Children & Youth Care, former Chairman of The Piddington Society, Founding Director of recruitment companies Interpeople and Rigforce and Chairman and consultant to several boutique commercial law firms and SMEs. In 2011, Chris became one of the youngest people in WA to be recognised in the 40Under40 awards, being one of three people to receive two awards.
After 16 years in progressively senior positions in the insurance industry, Daniel co-founded Canadian based insurance company Square One Insurance. Breaking new ground as one of the first truly online home insurance providers in North America, Daniel quickly developed his reputation as a leader in the North American insurance industry. Daniel's focus is on growth and development of KBI, positioning them as a leader in insurance and risk management.
KBI is launched as an Authorised Representative of PSC Connect
KBI SECURES OFFICE SPACE IN WEST PERTH It’s not Perth’s most prime piece of real estate, but it does the job in setting the platform for the rapid and sustainable growth we envisage over the coming years.
KBI becomes the Endorsed Broker for the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG)
OUR FIRST EMPLOYEE JOINS THE TEAM Teresa Clarke
In December of 2014, KBI celebrates it's first year in business
KBI SECURES A NEW OFFICE LEASE ON HAY STREET, WEST PERTH with enough space to accommodate our growth plans over the next 2-3 years.
Nick George JOINS THE TEAM
KBI celebrates it's 2nd birthday
Phil Hughes JOINS THE TEAM
MARK BORRELLO STEPS DOWN FROM THE BOARD but is retained as a consultant. The board thanks Mark for his key influence over the past two years to get KBI off the ground.