Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance Agency, Inc. is one of the largest full-service, independently owned insurance agencies in the Midwest. Founded in 1939, we have a history of providing superior service and for managing your insurance so that you don’t have to worry. With five locations in West Michigan, we are proud to have a local presence with national reach.

At BHS we protect our clients and their assets. We are a leading insurance provider who finds innovative solutions for people who value individualized service and share a passion for helping others. For us, everything rides on relationships and reputation because our clients depend on us to keep them, their businesses, and their families safe.


To be a superior provider of insurance protection, risk management, employee benefits and financial services to the people and organizations we serve.


To be a leader in the community and continue to grow our organization to ensure sustained success.


Integrity: Maintain the highest ethical standards consistently in all situations and circumstances.

Community: Contribute to the health and well-being of the communities in which we live and work through involvement and outreach.

Innovation: Employ new methods within our industry in an effort to best serve our clients.

Competency: Demonstrate a mastery of products and services to instill confidence in our clients.

Quality of life: Encourage our employees to maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life.


Steve Olson, CIC, LIC

  • President at BHS
  • Specializes in Employee Benefits
  • Manages Employee Benefits Department
  • Industry experience since 1980

Greg Christie Greg Christie, CIC, LIC, CRM

  • Specializes in Commercial Lines and Employee Benefits
  • Industry experience since 1987
  • Oversees BHS office location in Holland, MI

Pat Dalton Pat Dalton, HIA, RHU, CBC

  • Employee Benefits and 401(k) expert
  • Specializes in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Insurance industry experience since 1991

Greg Heeres Greg Heeres, CIC, LIA, NRM, CWCC

  • Specializes in Commercial Lines
  • Expertise with Nonprofit Organizations
  • Industry experience since 1985

Jim Ryskamp Jim Ryskamp, CPCU

  • Commercial Lines expert
  • Over 20 years of industry experience

Zack Vandenberg Zack Vandenberg, CIC

  • Specializes in Commercial Lines
  • Expertise with Financial Institutions, Breweries, Schools & Construction
  • Over 10 years of industry experience


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