Meet Our Team

Mike Salisbury, CIC

President - ext. 103

269.792.2232

866.792.1336

mike@renoagency.com

Above all else, Mike Salisbury, President of the Reno Agency is a family man. He and his wife Jill met while attending MSU together. Jill was already attending MSU when Mike transferred in and Mike will tell you that Jill sat next to...

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Shelly Whitley, CPIA

Agent - ext. 102

269-792-2232

866.792.1336

shelly@renoagency.com

Shelly is all about LOCAL! Live, Learn, Shop & Play….LOCAL! Shelly went to school in Wayland and later got her degree from Grand Valley State University in special education. Although, Shelly never pursued a career in education,...

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Joe Buffin

Agent - ext. 104

616.437.2882

866.792.1336

joe.buffin@renoagency.com

Joe has lived in the Grand Rapids area his whole life. A graduate of Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Western Michigan University, Joe resides in Rockford. His wife Lisa is a successful executive in the banking industry, and both...
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Merri Smith

Agent - ext. 101

269-792-2232

866.792.1336

merri@renoagency.com

A lifelong resident of the Wayland area, Merri has lived on the same road her whole life! She married her high school sweetheart; she and Jeff have three daughters and two grandchildren. Merri won’t admit to it, but she has...

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Matt Miner

Agent - ext. 105

269.792.2232

866.792.1336

matt@renoagency.com

A 4th generation Wayland native, born and raised, Matt currently resides in Wayland Township with his wife Amanda, with their twins Mikayla and Braden. Besides spending time with his family Matt loves to fish, hunt, camp, golf and cook...

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How We Work

How We Work

Our reasons for becoming insurance professionals are deeply personal.  Each of us stumbled into the insurance industry for different reasons but we are all committed helping people better prepare for the future.  After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner, so they can easily grasp personal & business insurance concepts.  We value Family, Education, and Community.   

Our agency has supported the following community organizations:

  • Wayland Area Christmas Project
  • Wayland Union HS Grad Party
  • GFWC - Gun Lake Women's Club Scholarship 
  • American Cancer Society
  • WAEMS
  • Police Officers Association of Michigan
  • ARC of Allegan County
  • Barry County Community Foundation
  • Wayland Union Schools Education Foundation
  • Christian Camping Ministries
  • Kiwanis Club of Wayland 
  • Wayland Youth Baseball & Softball
  • Dorr Rec Baseball & Softball
  • Allegan County Firefighters Association
  • WUS Summer Fun-Tastic Series & Free Meals Program
  • Wayland Athletic Boosters Club
  • St. Stansislaus & St. Therese Schools
  • Moline Christian School
  • Wayland Main Street
  • Wayland Chamber of Commerce
  • Reading Initiative Program sponsor - Wayland Union Schools
  • Moline Softball
  • Dorr Business Association
  • Wayland Community Education's Leisure Life 55+