Goodhand Insurance has a long standing history in Strathroy, having been in business over 35 years. It started with Ralph Kok Insurance (1977) and Donohue & Donohue (1979) merging in 1997 to form Donohue-Kok Insurance. In 2014 Donohue-Kok Insurance became Goodhand Insurance. The current owner Doug Goodhand has worked hard to grow Goodhand Insurance while keeping the reputation of our excellent customer service.
Our agents and administrative assistant will make sure that the minute you step inside our doors you are treated like family with our friendly and personal approach.
If you have a current policy you would like to review or you are looking for a quote, our door is always open and the Goodhand team always has the time to talk with you.
Doug Goodhand, Agent, Owner
Doug grew up in Watford and started his career in the insurance industry in 1983. 10 years later, Doug purchased Ralph Kok Insurance and worked alongside Pat Kok until 1997 when two businesses merged and become Donohue-Kok. In 2014 Doug took over the business when his partner retired and changed the name to Goodhand Insurance and became a corporate agent for Town and Country Mutual Insurance.
Doug has been an active Lions Club member since 1983 and has held the Presidency position for more than one term. Doug enjoys spending time with family, friends and the great outdoors.
Amy Cole, Receptionist
Amy first came to Donohue-Kok in 2000, as a student participating in a co-op program. This placement was in her last year of high school at Strathroy District Collegiate Institute. She then completed the two year Office Administration-Executive course at Lambton College and graduated on the Dean’s honour list. She became a full time employee at Donohue-Kok in June of 2002.
When you walk in the office, Amy is at the front of the desk and is the first person to greet you. She also answers the phone to assist you or to direct your call. She is determined to make the office flow as smooth as possible.
She resides in her hometown of Mt. Brydges and enjoys spending time with friends, family and doing anything outdoors.
Pat Greenway, Agent/Customer Service Representative
Pat’s insurance career started at Ralph Kok Insurance in 1977, working with her father until 1993, when he retired. She then worked with Doug for five years until the merger with Donohue-Kok Insurance and now follows Doug into Goodhand Insurance. She has several years of insurance experience and is available to provide clients with professional insurance advice and guidance.
Pat was born in Strathroy and has lived in Mt. Brydges and surrounding area her whole life. Pat is a member of the Hope Community Christian Reformed Church. She keeps busy with family, friends, church and Christian school activities.
Judy Raaymaker, General Office Manager, Agent/Customer Service Representative
Judy’s insurance career began in 1981 and brings to the office years of insurance experience. In 2006 she was awarded the “Chris J. Ward Memorial Award”, presented by RIBO, in recognition of her outstanding achievement. She is responsible for the daily operation of the business and along with her leadership role, provides professional advice, knowledgeable guidance, excellent speedy claims service and personal customer care to clients.
Judy has lived her entire life in Strathroy being involved in and supporting local sports as well as participating in fundraising for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Strathroy Hospital and The Sunshine Foundation.
Curtis Goodhand, Associate
Curtis graduated from Niagara College with a Business Administration – International Business Diploma also attended Fanshawe College for a Business Insurance Diploma. Curtis is also pursuing his Chartered Insurance Professional designation.