Meet the Medicare180 Team

Jim Starr Medicare 180
Jim StarrBroker | Licensed Independent Agent
I have the pleasure of leading a compassionate and knowledgeable team of individuals who love nothing more than helping local seniors navigate the Medicare maze. In my time away from work I enjoy spending time with my family, working in the yard or cruising lake Michigan in our boat.
Karen Starr Broker Medicare180
Karen StarrBroker | Licensed Independent Agent
In addition to being a licensed insurance Broker, I am also a Disability Representative who brings cases before administrative Law Judges with the Social Security Administration. This additional knowledge gives me ability to help those enrolling into Medicare due to a disability. In my time away from work I enjoy spending time with family, friends and our two dogs, Henry and Gibby.
Michael McEntire Medicare180
Michael McEntireLicensed Independent Agent
I grew up in West Michigan and graduated from Rockford High School. I have a Bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University.

What most excites you about my work & the contribution I can make is the fact that I have always had a passion to help others in any way that I could. I pride myself in my industry and product knowledge. My focus is on providing the best care needed for each individual I have the privilege of working with.

On a more personal side, I am an avid football fan, and sports nut in general. My second passion is automobiles and anything with a motor. On weekends you can find me enjoying time with my beautiful wife, friends, and family. Depending on the time of year I am either with the guys watching the game or finding a mud puddle or rock to climb over with my Jeep. I am also a music fanatic! Most every minute of my day when I’m not talking to clients is spent with music in my ears.

I’ve worked in the non-profit sector for years with Pine Rest and Hope Network. I valued every minute of the time I got to spend with my clients.

Lesa OlszewskiLicensed Independent Agent
I am a Michigan State graduate and have been in insurance for over 10 years focusing on home, auto, life and LTC.

My goal as an insurance advisor has always been to make sure that I am helping people to the best of my best ability every day. Compassion, honesty, and hard work – are my hallmarks. Making the right decision about Medicare can be a very stressful time both at the initial enrollment period and during the yearly renewal. My goal is to eliminate that stress through education and strong advice. Seminars on Medicare are often the starting point for most people to understand the complexities of Medicare. I focus on making that educational experience as complete as possible so it will result in the best medical decisions for retirement.
Living in west Michigan, there are so many things to choose from when it comes to relaxing. Whatever it is, I always enjoy it more if my husband and three daughters are involved. But if I had to choose – it would be driving a boat!

As they say, “the only constant is change” which is very true with Medicare. I would love to help answer questions, compare all the plans for a best match, do annual reviews and in general, be your advocate.

Benjamin Starr Medicare 180
Benjamin StarrLicensed Independent Agent
I have been a member of our sales team since 2018. I specialize in working with those eligible through disability and I am licensed in three states across the county. I feel like my strong point is having patience with my clients and giving them a sense comfort. In my time away from work I enjoy extreme camping and off-roading with my friends.
Sam WeidemanLicensed Independent Agent
I am a Graduate of Grand Valley University and was born and raised in the Metro-Detroit area. I fell in love with the life and health insurance profession when I sat in on a meeting my grandparents were having with an agent several years ago. I am very hard worker and I make it a point to always be there when my clients need me. Outside of work I like nothing more than to be golfing with my grandfather or my buddies.
Henry Medicare 180
I’m Henry and I love working here at Medicare180! What I enjoy most about my position is greeting new people at the door and making them feel welcome.
Gibby Medicare 180
GibbyReceptionist's Assistant
I’m Gibby, Henry’s special assistant. My duties consist of basically just doing whatever Henry does. I also enjoy making everyone in the office aware of weird noises on the premises.

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P.S. – I love a belly rub!

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