Our Team

Meet the Team

Meet with the President, Office Manager, Operations Manager, Administration/Finance, Sales Admin, insurance Sale Brokers and Service Brokers of Keyes Insurance.


Shaun Keyes

Shaun began his insurance career in 1996 while attending Mount Allison University as a student athlete. A fourth-generation insurance broker, he has expertise to find solutions for customers of any size. Shaun is the proud father of three girls. When he is not working or with family, he can usually be found with his closest friends at Ashburn Golf Club.



Chad Caldwell

Operations Manager
Chad started with Keyes Insurance back in 2011 after graduating NSCC studying Investment Management. He has completed his CAIB designation and has worked in all departments in our office. Chad is well versed in both personal lines and commercial lines insurance.


Khala Atkinson

Sales Broker
Khala was born in Ontario but grew up here in Nova Scotia. She has been in insurance for 10 years, starting out at an insurance company before moving to Keyes Insurance in 2016. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time outdoors with her two children.



Teresa Connolly

Sales Broker
Teresa was born in Bridgewater. She has worked in the insurance industry since 2002 working for an insurance company and has been with Keyes Insurance since 2018. She enjoys spending her free time playing games with her son.



Mike Keating

Sales Broker
Mike started at Keyes Insurance in 2020 in our sales department. He is currently working towards his CAIB designation. When he is not in the office he can be found at the golf course.



Jack Milligan

Service Broker
Jack graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a degree in commerce and recently completed his CAIB designation. Jack enjoys playing golf and hockey in his spare time.



Liam Hynes

Sales Broker

Liam graduated from Saint Mary’s University with his bachelor’s degree and majored in Entrepreneurship. He is currently working towards his CAIB designation. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and spending time outdoors with his dog.




Insurance Broker/Partner

Trevor joined the Keyes Insurance team in 2018 after graduating as a student athlete from The University of Windsor. He is a CAIB designated broker and enjoys the relationships he’s built with his customers. From big companies to local homeowners: finding insurance solutions that offer the right protection is what drives Trevor.


Kanchan Chawla

Kanchan Malik Chawla

Financial Administrator

Kanchan started her career in Finance & Accounts back in 2006 in India and has more than 16 years of F&A Experience. Recently arriving in Canada as an international student Kanchan is devoting her time to pursuing a master’s degree from Saint Mary’s University while working with the Keyes Insurance team as a Financial Administrator. Between her devotion to studying and work, Kanchan can be found spending time with family and pursuing her love for travel.

Lydia Ruiter

Sales Broker

Lydia graduated from NSCC with a diploma in Business Administration – Management. She is currently working towards a degree in Human Resources and Labour Relation. She recently completed her CAIB 1 designation. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her cats and dog.


Matt Nason

Sales Broker

Matt graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a major in Psychology. He is currently working towards his CAIB designation. He works in processing, but is learning other areas of the business. In his spare time, Matt enjoys going for hikes and playing sports such as golf and baseball.

Miranda Corbett

Miranda Corbett

Sales Broker

Miranda was born and raised here, in Halifax. After spending most of her career in the areas of management and customer relations, she eventually opened her own small business which ran successfully for many years. Miranda joined Keyes in 2022 as part of the service team and is currently working towards her CAIB designation. In her down time she enjoys spending time with friends and family.


Anil Pradhan

Sales Broker

Anil has double master’s degree and the recent one is from Saint Mary’s University. Before Canada, he worked in client facing and management roles in multiple countries in Asia, Middle East, and the UK. Anil is an empathetic insurance broker and is in the process of getting his CAIB designation at Keyes Insurance. He loves to spend his free time with his little daughter.