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Kellie Doolen

Kellie Doolen
Receptionist, Scanning Associate
Camden
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Kellie Doolen joined Allen Insurance and Financial in November 2019. A native of Houlton, Kellie is a graduate of the University of Maine. She brings 15+ years of retail management and customer service experience to our company.

Kellie says she is looking forward to a long career in the insurance industry and is especially happy to be working for an employee-owned company.

Outside of work, when she is not rooting for her son and his team at a sporting event, Kellie enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. She is particularly fond of water sports, including swimming, paddle boarding and kayaking. And, she is a lifetime fan of the Boston Celtics.

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Rhonda Gillis

Rhonda Gillis
Personal Insurance
Account Executive
Location: Camden
Direct Dial 207-230-5810
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Rhonda Gillis of Union joined our personal insurance team in 2020.

A native of Jefferson, Gillis is a graduate of the University of Maine. She began her work life as a teacher, before moving to Nashville as a musician and owner of a tour bus company.

Rhonda says: “The best moments happen when my customers have an ah-hah moment and understand something to do with their own policies and risks that didn’t make any sense to them before our conversation. Who says teaching is only in a classroom?”

Outside of work, Gillis enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.

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Daulton Wickenden

Daulton Wickenden
Personal Insurance
Account Executive
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5711
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Daulton Wickenden joined our company in September 2019 after spending the summer as an intern in our personal insurance division. He earned his Maine insurance license in December 2019.

Daulton is a graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School and Husson University. Outside of work, he spends as much time as possible in the Maine outdoors, with an emphasis on boating, golfing or skiing, depending on the season.

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Patrick Chamberlin, CLCS, MLIS

Patrick Chamberlin
Business Insurance
Producer
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5704
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A native of Thomaston, now living in Rockland, Patrick Chamberlin is a graduate of Georges Valley High School and Husson University. Before he was a business insurance professional, he spent 12 years working as a commercial fisherman, on boats based out of Cushing and Owls Head. He joined our company in May 2019.

As a member of the business insurance team at Allen Insurance and Financial of Camden, Patrick is focused on helping clients with comprehensive risk management strategies. He enjoys his work because he can be outdoors often and has the opportunity to work with people who are at the center of the state's economy – Maine business owners.

Patrick is committed to the continuing education required by the ever-changing insurance industry. He has earned both the Management Liability Insurance Specialist and Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist designations.

Patrick's commitment to his community started in high school with his experience as a Eagle Scout in his hometown. Today he is a Rotarian and a member of the Dupont Community Advisory Panel, both in Rockland.

Outside of work, Patrick enjoys hiking, backcountry skiing and any time in or around the water, as well as spending time with his fiancé and their two dogs – Blu, a bulldog, and Chuck, a beagle..

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Nikki Castellano

Nikki Castellano
Employee Benefits
Assistant
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5837
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Nikki Castellano joined our company in 2019. A native of Pleasant Valley, N.Y. and graduate of Newbury College in Boston, her work supports the Allen Insurance benefits division staff. Outside of work, Nikki, who lives with her family in Camden, is active in her community, currently serving as the marketing and fundraising coordinator for Megunticook Rowing, a Camden organization in which her sons are active.

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Wendy Byrd

Wendy Byrd
Employee Benefits
Account Manager
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5839
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Wendy Byrd of Appleton joined Allen Insurance and Financial as an account manager in the company’s insured benefits division in July 2017.

Wendy is a graduate of Lewiston High School and the University of Maine, and is certified as a benefits account manager by the National Association of Health Insurance Underwriter (NAHU). She is based in Camden at our Chestnut Street office.

The NAHU Benefits Account Manager Certification provides account manager professionals with an understanding of the complex and critical role an account manager plays in the health and benefits arena.

Outside of work Byrd enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her son.

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Valerie Robinson, ACSR

Valerie Robinson
Business Insurance
Account Manager
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5741
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Valerie Robinson has been with Allen Insurance and Financial since 2007. She enjoys the constant challenge of working in our business insurance division.

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Trisha L.H. Wadsworth

Trisha Wadsworth
Financial Planning
Coordinator
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5841
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Trisha has been with Allen Financial since 2003. She started with our company as a licensed customer service representative in our benefits division and was promoted to lead financial assistant, working with company President J. Michael Pierce. As a broker-dealer coordinator, Trisha coordinates our broker/dealer activities through Commonwealth Financial Network and provides direct client service in the financial and retirement planning areas.

Trisha has her life and health insurance license in the state of Maine.

She and her husband, Coy have two grown daughters, Meesha and Ariana, two grandchildren they love to spend time with and they enjoy spending time in the Maine outdoors.

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Thomas C. Chester, CFP®, AIF®, CPFA

Tom Chester Allen Financial Camden Maine
Financial Planning, Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Camden
Direct: 207-230-5834
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Tom graduated from the University of Massachusetts/Lowell with a BS in business administration and a concentration in marketing. He joined Allen Financial in 2005.

Working in Midcoast Maine, Tom helps clients work toward their financial goals from retirement and wealth management to insurance and other savings needs. Tom also spent six years at Eaton Vance Wealth Management, a financial services firm in Boston, where he worked with many clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic area.

Tom has FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and 66 registrations; he is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor.

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Theresa Mitchell

Theresa Mitchell
Business Insurance
Account Manager
Southwest Harbor - L.S. Robinson Co.
Direct: 207-230-5738
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Theresa joined our company in 2016. A native of Bass Harbor and a graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and Bay Path College. New to the insurance industry when she joined our company, Theresa passed the Maine exam for a property & casualty insurance license on her first try.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family in the Maine outdoors.