Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team


Rex is the backbone of Bancorp Insurance, which he purchased in 1990 after returning home from his New York endeavors, which included school and professional opportunities. His involvement in our community has been strong. A leader at heart, Rex puts his team and clients first!

Rex Lesueur


You can find Cheri out hiking or floating our many rivers and lakes in summer with her husband and Basset Hound, Hobs. Cheri is a 4th generation Insurance Agent. Following in the footsteps of her family, she plans to buy Bancorp Insurance one day.

Cheri Martinen (Lesueur)

Vice President

With 30+ years of insurance experience, Steve has a lot to bring to the table in Personal Lines. He’s known for his textbook examples and many stories. Steve is a lover of anything outdoorsy here in Central Oregon and travels to Eugene & Springfield quite regularly.

Steve Jeter

Personal Lines Agent, LUTCF, CIC

A mom at heart, Lori’s focus other than her clients, is her family. She loves to spend time with her grandbaby, Stirling. The Tabuyo’s also have a contracting business of their own- Tabuyo Hardwood Floors LLC, which is run by her husband and son here in La Pine, OR.

Lori Tabuyo

Commercial Lines Insurance Agent

The eye for detail in the Agency is definitely Pam. Each holiday, Bancorp is decorated accordingly and our goodies are stocked due to her wonderful culinary skills. Pam is a successful fisherman, too!

Pam Dressler

Commercial Lines Insurance Agent
Valerie Best

Bright and cheery, Valerie is always the smiling face. Besides her love of the outdoors for hiking, snowshoeing, etc. — Valerie has been a quilter for over 15 years and is an active member with Habitat for Humanity.

Valerie Best

Licensed Agent, Medicare and Health

Before insurance, Patti was all about sports and staying fit. Now, she helps our community understand the ins and outs of Medicare and the ever-changing health coverage world. Patti loves her dogs, a great book to read and the area we live.

Patti Starkey

Licensed Agent, Medicare and Health
Cynthia’s landscape photo

A great sense of humor and a smile is what you get when you deal with Cynthia. She is a mom of 5, which takes up most of her free time! Originally from Hawaii, Cynthia was raised in Eugene as an avid Duck fan and then relocated later to Central Oregon.

Cynthia Poore

Personal Lines Agent
mary 3 with trees

Mary just got her insurance license. As one of out newest team members she is learning new things ever day. Mary has 15 years of customer service experience. When Mary is not at work, she is usually out exploring the beauty of her new surroundings or fishing and kayaking on one of the many beautiful lakes here in Central Oregon.

Mary Griffith

Personal Lines Agent

New to Central Oregon and one of Bancorp’s newest team members, Val (short for Valerie), joins us with a background in insurance services. Val comes to us from Alaska. She has 5 years of insurance experience and is a great fit for our growing commercial lines team. When Val is not at work, she is usually out exploring the backcountry, off-roading with her husband and 3 dogs.

Valerie Francisco

Commercial Lines Agent

Denise Dilsaver

Front Desk
Karen Thatcher

Growing up with a love of sports herself, Karen was the active mom! Her son was involved in many motocross events across the country, which allowed them to travel. Not seen much, Karen plays a vital role in our agency!

Karen Thatcher

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