On Stride Insurance Services

As a high-end boutique-style independent insurance agency, we advise preferred clientele with complex personal and business insurance needs, with a specialty in equine and farm. Let us create a well-researched tailored plan that provides the highest protection for your most valued assets. And, because we pride ourselves on our unparalleled customer-care, we’re always here to answer questions and help with claims.

Meet the team.

We always have our client’s best interest at heart.

Brittany Kochiss, Founder & Independent Insurance Broker, CPIA, AFIS
Brittany is an accomplished and trusted certified insurance advisor with over a decade of proven experience in helping clients successfully navigate risk and opportunity. Her vast insurance knowledge enables her to offer insight for even the most intricate of insurance needs. In her spare time, Brittany is an avid equestrian and horse owner, and has been riding and showing since 2001. She is also a dog-lover and trains her dogs for AKC agility competitions, and enjoys showing and competing with them at the highest level in the sport, including Westminster & Nationals. Additionally, Brittany holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Marketing from Sacred Heart University and graduated Dean’s list. She founded this practice to provide a personalized approach to each client’s unique insurance needs, while committing to the highest-level of client-care.
Stephanie Puleo, Assistant Account Executive

Stephanie provides exceptional organizational and administrative support to the business, along with servicing a variety of client needs. Leveraging her strong clerical and communication skills, she enhances a myriad of customer service and project activities, as well as assisting with claims. Stephanie is proud to have received her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with minors in Psychology and Nutrition from Southern Connecticut State University. She is also a passionate and spirited equestrian, competitively riding for over 10 years. Stephanie looks forward to assisting the organization and clients with insurance services support, while cultivating client relationships and customer care.

Rachel Powers, Personal Lines & Commercial Lines Manager, PLCS

Rachel brings over 13 years of dedicated expertise in serving clientele, as well as managing and improving administrative processes and account procedures. Her experience lies in the fields of both personal and commercial insurance, and is learning farm & equine insurance. Rachel has a strong background in landscaping and construction, and understands business insurance needs as her family has their own landscaping business. Rachel has earned her P&C license as well as her life insurance license and holds a PLCS designation. She enjoys traveling, cooking and working outdoors.  Rachel’s goal is to support the business, while assisting clients with a variety of needs to help ensure the utmost protection of their assets with confidence and ease.

Strategic Partners for a Comprehensive Solution

Our hand-picked selection of premium carriers, coupled with our alignment with a myriad of best-of-bread strategic partners, empowers us to deliver a complete comprehensive solution for even the most complex personal, business, equine and farm insurance needs.

Meet the team.

We always have our client’s best interest at heart.

Brittany Kochiss, Founder & Independent Insurance Broker, CPIA
Brittany is an accomplished and trusted insurance advisor with over a decade of proven experience in helping clients successfully navigate risk and opportunity. Her vast insurance knowledge enables her to offer insight for even the most intricate of insurance needs.  In her spare time, Brittany is an avid equestrian and horse owner, and has been riding and showing since 2001. She is also a dog-lover and trains her dogs for AKC agility competitions, and enjoys showing and competing with them at the highest level in the sport, including Westminster & Nationals. Additionally, Brittany holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Marketing from Sacred Heart University and graduated Dean’s list.  She founded this practice to provide a personalized approach to each client’s unique insurance needs, while committing to the highest-level of client-care.
Stephanie Puleo, Assistant Account Executive

Stephanie provides exceptional organizational and administrative support to the business, along with servicing a variety of client needs. Leveraging her strong clerical and communication skills, she enhances a myriad of customer service and project activities, as well as assisting with claims. Stephanie is proud to have received her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with minors in Psychology and Nutrition from Southern Connecticut State University. She is also a passionate and spirited equestrian, competitively riding for over 10 years. Stephanie looks forward to assisting the organization and clients with insurance services support, while cultivating client relationships and customer care.

Rachel Powers, Personal Lines & Commercial Lines Manager, PLCS

Rachel brings over 13 years of dedicated expertise in serving clientele, as well as managing and improving administrative processes and account procedures. Her experience lies in the fields of both personal and commercial insurance, and is learning farm & equine insurance. Rachel has a strong background in landscaping and construction, and understands business insurance needs as her family has their own landscaping business. Rachel has earned her P&C license as well as her life insurance license and holds a PLCS designation. She enjoys traveling, cooking and working outdoors.  Rachel’s goal is to support the business, while assisting clients with a variety of needs to help ensure the utmost protection of their assets with confidence and ease.

Strategic Partners for a Comprehensive Solution

Our hand-picked selection of premium carriers, coupled with our alignment with a myriad of best-of-bread strategic partners, empowers us to deliver a complete comprehensive solution for even the most complex personal, business, equine and farm insurance needs.