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About
Key Retirement Solutions

Here at Key Retirement Solutions, we aim to provide you with fair policies, reliable advice, and a sense of security to help your family live well and thrive!

Meet the Leadership Team

Matthew Ruddick

President

My name is Matt. I grew up in a rural farm town in Illinois. I have 2 daughters, Matty and Laney, and one son Maximus. My wife Keri and I love to spend time with our families. I played baseball growing up and in college. I got a degree in Economic Finance and Business Management at Rockford College. I came into the insurance business because this is where I felt like I could help the most people while using my economics degree. I started Key Retirement Solutions because it gives me the ability to serve my clients at the highest level possible!

(815) 414-1350

Samantha Katchen

Chief Operations Officer

My name is Samantha Katchen. I’m originally from Fox River Grove and I just recently bought a house in Elgin, where I live with my husky Maya.  My family and I are very close, which consists of my Mom and Dad, my two younger sisters, and my grandparents! After I graduated from Bethany College in West Virginia I decided to get into the insurance industry.  I’ve been able to help so many people in so many different situations, by finding a solution that best fits their needs. I am extremely passionate about my clients and giving them the customer service they deserve.  I believe in doing the right thing, and always having my client’s best interest first, no matter what!

 

(224) 234-1714

Brad Raschke

Executive Vice President

(325) 203-6946

Allyson Katchen

Marketing Director

My name is Allyson. I grew up in Fox River Grove, IL with my parents, Pam and Rob, and my two sisters, Samantha and Maddy. I went to Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina where I studied Business and Marketing. I’ve always had a passion for creativity and I’m able to express that through our Marketing efforts here at KRS. My favorite project we are working on in the Marketing Department is our Client For Life Program. It’s incredible to see all the lives we are able to positively impact by doing what we do!

(309) 531-7971

Brandon Dailey

Regional Sales Manager

(847) 754-5880

Christopher Jones

Unit Sales Manager

Hello! My name is Christopher Jones. I was born in Chicago and grew up most of my life in Lisle, IL with my brother and my mother. I attended the University of Illinois on a full-ride scholarship for track and field and then fell into the insurance field, which I have been in for almost 20 years. I have worked with retirees almost my whole professional career and I have always been dedicated to providing excellent service to my clients and making sure they are in a better position after meeting with them. I am also very passionate about helping other agents maximize their potential in their insurance careers.

(630) 429-8187

Ryan Dolph

Unit Sales Manager

(708) 224-6551

Stephanie Burling

Unit Sales Manager

(732) 425-6151

Keri Ruddick

Administrative Assistant

 

 

(847) 344-3660

Nadine Kaakouche

Branch Sales Manager

Personal Background

  • I’ve lived in Gilbert, AZ since 1994
  • Additional languages spoke: Arabic
  • My fiancé is currently in the Navy and stationed in HI
  • Professional background
  • Licensed in the following state(s) AZ, OH, TX, MD, HI, MI, MN, NV, NM, AK
  • I started my career in retirement planning in 2019
  • Investment Advisor Representative
  • Previous work experience includes: I managed a dental practice for over 12 years

Personal Business Philosophy

I’m dedicated to helping my clients protect their financial security as they prepare for retirement. I hold myself to the highest level of personal and professional integrity and promise only to recommend insurance product solutions that are in my client’s best interests.

(480) 516-6812

Carrie Masure

Recruiting Director

I grew up in the Chicagoland area and over the past nine years have enjoyed living in Arizona. My amazing husband Wes and I will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2023.  We enjoy family dinners and traveling with our three wonderful boys: Wesley, Zachary, and Treś.

Professional Background:

I’ve worked in the Finance and Insurance Industry representing some of the country’s top companies in a variety of roles for over 20 years.  I like to say Insurance is in my blood!  

Personal Business Philosophy:

I feel a personal responsibility to educate people on the four areas that could adversely impact their retirement journey.  I am powered by integrity and vow to keep my client’s best interest at the forefront of any recommendation I make.

(602) 618-4058

Nick Derouin

Unit Sales Manager

My name is Nick Derouin. I’ve been married for 21 years to my wife Sarah. We have 3 children.  Madyson is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Reagan is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Ryder is a junior at Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee.  I enjoy hunting, fishing, volunteering at Church, and coaching travel Baseball. I have been helping people with their retirement needs since 2007 in both Illinois and Wisconsin. Building relationships with families is the best part of my work life. I am here to help!

(414) 315-8122

Brian Godfrey

Unit Sales Manager

My name is Brian. I grew up in Bucks County, PA. I learned at a young age that if you want something in life, you have to work for it. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree and worked as a pharmacist. Never in a million years did I think I’d stumble into the insurance industry, but you can’t always predict where or when you’ll discover what you’re meant to do in life.

I became passionate about helping Seniors navigate retirement. It’s very rewarding to help people make wise decisions. My parents raised me to be trustworthy, reliable, efficient, attentive, and responsive. 

I’m blessed to be married to my beautiful bride, Lyn. We moved to Maryland around 2010 when the opportunity to relocate was offered by my employer. We both love living near water so the decision was easy.

In my free time, I enjoy boating, reading, playing the guitar, and walking in the park with Lyn and our best furry friend Mambo. We oversee operations at a local Community Supported Garden where we grow and deliver fresh vegetables to the community every week during the warmer months. 

(443) 900-4534

Andres Sanchez

Branch Sales Manager

 

(973) 978-3404

Bernice Diaz

Branch Sales Manager

(702) 677-0188

SEE FOR YOURSELF!

It’s a great experience with how this company does business, trustworthy and quick response if you have any questions.

– Anonymous

Great Experience

Kristie! Thank you so much for making this so easy for me! You were the most helpful out of all the companies I contacted and I’m glad I did business with you guys. I will contact you if I have any questions. By the way awesome signature I wish I could sign like that. Have a great day.

– Mark V.

The Most Helpful

Wow! I didn’t expect to hear back from you until next week. Talk about customer service! Thanks so much.

– Monique I.

WOW!

Kristie, the pleasure is all mine. I enjoy talking to you. Thank you so much for always going above and beyond. You are a true blessing. Enjoy the rest of your day.

– Elizabeth A. E&E Concrete

Goes Above & Beyond

I am very satisfied with the service I received, the service is amazing I am very satisfied with this company. I would highly recommend him.

– Daphne Snipes

Very Satisfied

Brian Godfrey is pleasant, approachable, and knowledgeable about the subject matter.

– Jeremy Ziegler

Great Agent!

2000 S Batavia Ave., Ste 350 Geneva, IL 60134

136 West Grand Ave., Ste 249 Beloit, WI 53511

1090 South Gilbert Rd., Ste 213 Gilbert, AZ 85296

871 Coronado Center Dr, Suite 200 Henderson NV, 89052

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