Scott Isquick
President
Scott Isquick was born in Glasgow, Scotland and came to Cleveland with his family in July of 1932. He attended the schools in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.  He was on the swimming team and very active in the Band and Orchestra at Heights High.  He was the student conductor of the Orchestra.

Scott learned to fly and soloed at age 15.  He then taught U.S. Naval cadets to fly during World War II. After the service, he opened an office in the Rockefeller Building on December 1st, 1946, where he established his current practice.

Scott is married to Pamela Juergens Isquick.  Both are involved in Cleveland’s cultural arts activities.  Scott participates heavily in Cleveland’s classical music scene.  He has conducted the Cleveland Orchestra on four occasions at Blossom Music Center.  Scott was President of the Cleveland Music School Settlement and served on that board for twenty years.  He has been a season subscriber of the Cleveland Orchestra since 1943.

Scott’s other hobby is old cars, both early Pre-World War I and Classic Cars of the Twenties and Thirties.  He was a Vice-President of the Western Reserve Historical Society and Chairman of the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum.  He has been an officer in various old car clubs since 1955, recently the Chairman of the Silver Ghost Association, an organization devoted to the collection and preservation of the first model Rolls-Royce.  Scott also enjoys playing singles tennis four or five mornings a week.

Scott is risk averse!  His relationships with companies like Metropolitan Life, The Travelers, Canada Life and others have been based solely on products that guarantee both the principal and interest. 

Scott hopes to continue helping his three generations of clients for many years to come.
Joni Payne
Vice President and General Manager
Joni Payne was born, raised and attended school in Illinois.  She started working in the life insurance field in Springfield, Illinois.  She moved to Ohio in 1987, where she began her career with Isquick Annuities in June, 1987.   As a Client Service Representative, then General Manager and finally Vice President, she helps clients plan and save for their future in retirement.

Away from the office, Joni can usually be found in the company of her Bernese mountain dogs.  She has been an officer of the local Bernese club as well as a member of the national club.  She trains and exhibits her champion Berners in conformation in both all-breed and specialty club dog shows.  Rally, a fun form of obedience, was recently added to the mix.  Three of her Berners have been animal assisted “therapy” dogs, visiting a local hospital, bringing smiles to patients, visitors and staff.  A highlight in the world of dogs was exhibiting on the floor of Madison Square Garden at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York City.

“I’ve known and worked with many clients over the past twenty years.    It’s important that our clients have peace of mind with the plan we recommend.”