Dedicated Support

The support team of Perry-Young Associates Insurance Solutions is always striving to strengthen the relationships we have with our clients. We achieve this with frequent contact and by always striving to provide the highest level of service. As we have grown in diversity, so has our ability to provide appropriate solutions and is the reason why each member has been carefully selected according to their sphere of knowledge. We work together but rely heavily on areas of experience that each individual brings to the team. This way, the needs of our clients can be met more effectively and efficiently.


Lori A. Shea

Originally from Erie, PA, Lori completed both her undergraduate and post-graduate work at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA.  After earning her Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology in 1997, she pursued a career as a Certified Athletic Trainer, working as the head athletic trainer at both the collegiate and high school levels.  She was then involved in the development of a sports medicine hospital-based out-patient clinic.

Since moving to Sacramento, she has assumed the role of Administrative Assistant to Ted Young since 2004.  Once making the decision to switch careers from healthcare to the asset management and life insurance industry, she successfully completed the life licensing requirements in 2004, and has remained committed to achieving the highest educational standards in the industry.  As our Client Relations Manager and Community Outreach Director, her roles are diverse.  She is passionate about making our clients aware that preparation for their future is important today, and is the driving force behind our firm's community outreach and education programs, as well as being the organizer of client appreciation events.

When out of the office, Lori enjoys personal fitness activities.  She is a huge fan of the outdoors, and is an avid jogger and gardener.  She can often be found in Lake Tahoe skiing, hiking or stream fishing with her husband, Michael and their sons Dylan and Brady.
 

 

Melissa Thrasher

Originally from Lake Forest, CA, Melissa began her career in the business community as a Medical Billing Specialist.  Melissa moved up to Northern California in 2009 to pursue a role in the Hospitality Industry.  She then transitioned into Financial Planning, taking a position as an Administrative Assistant, working in both client services and as a senior training associate.  She then attained her State of California life, health and annuity license and has worked as a Licensed Service Assistant for two Financial Planning practices. 

Melissa joined the FSC family in 2013.  As our newest member, she embraces her role as Administrative Assistant, where she brings her passion for caring for people where her core values of integrity, commitment, flexibility and kindness is taken to heart.  It is in this role that she is able to share with our clients the importance of addressing today's concerns and preparing for the future.

Outside of the office, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband Travis, two cats and a puppy.  She is an avid reader and loves gardening, and enjoys travelling to tropical destinations as much as possible.