Meet Our Team

Executive Team

Tom Amirault, CAIB



As a Transport Canada certified Marine Engineer and Master he brought with him over 25 years of experience in marine industries. He completed his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 2014.

Tom is still involved in the fishing industry through lobbying groups and promoting safety management Canada-wide. He enjoys spending his down time sportsfishing, boating and camping

Amanda Crosbie, BSc, CAIB

Vice President


Amanda joined Nesika as a summer employee in 2014.

Since graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology & Immunology from UBC, she has returned to working full-time in our office. She completed her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 2016 with honours and received the Ken Underhill award for being the top CAIB graduate in BC for 2017.

Broker Team

Andrew Crosbie

Commercial & Commercial Marine


Andrew joined the team at Nesika in December 2017.

Before making the move into insurance Andrew worked in the restaurant industry for ten years and was involved in cooking competitions and menu development. He also has extensive experience in the construction industry. After marrying into the Nesika family (Amanda is his wife) he decided that he’d like to be home more and it was time for a career change. He’s since burned all of his chef hats and high-vis vests and now focuses full time on insurance.

He is currently working on his CAIB and Certified Risk Manager designations.

Mitchell Dornblut, BBA

Personal & Yacht


Mitchell Dornblut joined Nesika Insurance Services Inc. Inc in October 2020.

He recently moved back to BC in 2020 after spending the last 10 years living in Alberta and The U.S.

In 2016 he graduated from The University Of Arkansas At Monticello with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree, where he played baseball.

He is currently a level two licensed broker and is working on completing his CAIB designation.

In his spare time Mitchell likes to try stay active by going on hikes, golfing and playing softball.

Support Team

Ashleigh Kordyban

Account Manager


Ashleigh Kordyban joined Nesika Insurance Services Inc. Inc in 2012 as an intern following graduating from an Office Administrator with Technology course at BC Institute of Technology.

After completing the insurance licensing program she was hired as an Insurance broker and Executive Assistant to Tom Amirault, President of the BC branch. She completed her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 2015.

Ashleigh likes to spend her down time with her horse Sophie and in the past has competed competitively at jumping events all over the west coast with numerous championships at many competitions.

Lori Dornblut

Accounts Receivable & Office AdminIstrator


Lori joined us in December 2019 and is the friendly voice who answers our phones and takes care of our accounts receivable.