Arlington Office Building

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Dan Picano, is a veteran of the Armed Forces. He is a member of St. Mary’s of Redford High School Class of 1967 and a graduate of Eastern Michigan University. Dan is a lifelong resident of Metro Detroit and began his insurance career over 35 years ago as a AAA Insurance Agent. Dan is the Owner/President of Arlington Agency, Inc. When Dan is not in the office, he enjoys traveling to visit his grandsons, golf and college football.

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Theresa began her insurance career, of 41 years, with Travelers Insurance Company in downtown Detroit.  After a few years on the company side of insurance, she made the change to the agency side working for a couple of different independent agencies.  She has a wide range of experience including Customer Service, Accounting, Operations and Management.   She utilizes this experience in her current role of Office Manager, which she started in 2007.   Theresa has her State of Michigan Property & Casualty License as well as her License in Life & Health Insurance.  Theresa is a member of the Downriver Community, a Redwing fan and  enjoys spending time with family, especially her grandchildren! 

Rita Smith

Rita Smith

Assistant Office Manager

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Rita began her insurance career with Arlington Agency in 2014 as a Customer Service Representative.   She brings her talents, experience and expertise together to focus on providing exceptional customer service.  Rita has her State of Michigan Property & Casualty License.  Rita’s favorite time of year is fall.  She loves to travel throughout Michigan visiting as many cider mills as possible.  She greatly enjoys watching her children in their various sports activities throughout the year. 

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Linda has over 35 years experience in sales and customer service.   She worked for several insurance agencies in the Metro Detroit area before finding her home at Arlington Agency.  Linda decided Arlington Agency had the best mix of companies to meet the needs of her valued customers.  Linda is licensed by the State of Michigan in Property & Casualty and Life & Health.  Linda also earned the Certified Insurance Service Representative designation.  Linda is a fan of the Detroit Tigers and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. 

Rhonda Gaines

Rhonda Gaines

Customer Service Rep

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Rhonda began her insurance career at State Farm Insurance in 2001, and obtained her State of Michigan Property & Casualty license that same year.  After a year, she was promoted to office manager, where she stayed for the next 4 years.  

She joined an independent  insurance agency in 2005, where she spent the next 12 years in the personal lines department.  After 12 years as a Customer Service Representative  in an independent agency, Rhonda found her home here at Arlington.  She is committed to customer service and education, her primary goal is to provide clients with accessible expertise, along with an honest and thoughtful approach to insurance guidance/protection. She is passionate about providing adequate insurance coverage while offering a competitive premium. 

Rhonda comes with a strong customer service/management background, bringing 30+ years’ experience, and is qualified to assist with all accounts, small or large.  

When not in the office, Rhonda enjoys hockey, golf & more golf, softball, running and spending time with her family.

Meggie Serjanaj

Meggie Serjanaj

Customer Service Rep (Fluent in Albanian)

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Meggie started at Arlington Agency in 2021 as a Customer Service Representative, dedicating herself to acquiring extensive experience in delivering exceptional service and support to our customers. She holds a State of Michigan Property & Casualty License and is fluent in Albanian. Meggie particularly relishes the summer season, delighting in travel and discovering new destinations. She also finds joy in reading and immersing herself in nature’s beauty outdoors.

Margaret Lay

Margaret Lay

Customer Service Asst

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Margaret Lay, began her insurance career working for one of the largest insurance agencies in the country.  She joined Arlington Agency in 2007 and appreciates the personal touch Arlington Agency is able to provide all their customers.   She is currently a part-time employee which allows her to enjoy her property Up North and her large extended family.  Margaret also has her State of Michigan Property & Casualty License. 

Bryan Harrison

Bryan Harrison

Customer Service Assistant

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Bryan became a part of Arlington Agency in 2024, bringing with him more than a decade of customer service expertise. His background includes roles as a Credit Underwriter at a prominent mortgage firm and leadership positions in retail. Bryan consistently shows a dedicated customer focus and maintains a professional demeanor in all interactions with our esteemed clients. Outside of work, he cherishes time with his family, indulges in fishing, and pursues various artistic endeavors such as writing, painting, and playing guitar and banjo.

Kathy Gonzalez

Kathy Gonzalez

Customer Service Assistant (Fluent in Spanish)

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Kathy became part of Arlington Agency in 2024. Fluent in Spanish, she brings over 25 years of customer service experience in medical and commercial operations. Outside of work, Kathy treasures time with her children and extended family. October holds a special place in her heart as her favorite time of the year. Her interests span history, astronomy, and natural herbal medicine.

Peg Geran

Peg Geran

Receptionist

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Peg joined Arlington Agency in 2023, bringing with her more than 25 years of expertise in insurance, particularly in personal line products. She holds a State of Michigan Property & Casualty License. Outside of work, she relishes traveling across the country to visit with family.

Contact us today to learn more about insuring your new venture or to review your existing policy.

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Arlington Agency Inc.

38145 Plymouth Road
Livonia, MI  48150

Fax: (734) 462-9707

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