Meet our team

Smart. Ethical. Hard-working. Our talented team is
devoted to taking care of you.

While every member of our team has impressive industry designations, we also want be inspired by the people we work with. As such, we have surrounded ourselves with people who like to serve others and are continually looking to improve. In addition to being part of the RH&A team, we are: coaches, volunteers, civic leaders, and loving parents and grandparents. We know that by being so closely linked to our families and our communities, we can be much more in tune with the lives of our clients. Please enjoy reviewing the specific accomplishments of each member of our team.


Robert S. Hensley, CLU, AIF®
President & Managing Member

Bob has spent 45 years in the financial services business. His experiences include 21 years with The Travelers Corporation and the last 25 years establishing and running his own firm. This background and these experiences help bring a wealth of knowledge to help businesses and individuals solve their financial service problems. More



Joseph F. Shiman, III, CFP®
Vice President

After beginning his career with The Travelers Corporation and Citigroup, Joe has spent the past 20 years in the investment and financial services industry. He helps both individuals and business owners alike build portfolios and manage long-term assets for success. He is an active listener and enjoys working with clients who are engaged in the planning process. More



Margaret H. Jakubowski, GBA
Vice President

Margi is a graduate of the Wittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire. At RH&A, she is dedicated to working with business owners and individuals on all their benefit needs. Margi holds a Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation and is CT state licensed for Life and Health Insurance. More



Robert W. Hensley, LUTCF
Brokerage Manager

Bobby Hensley joined Robert Hensley & Associates in 2009. A Native of West Simsbury, CT, Bobby attended Simsbury High School, and went on to earn his degree in business management from Roger Williams University’s Gabelli School of business in 2008. As the brokerage manager, Bobby oversees the insurance operations where he is dedicated to the progress and growth of the life Insurance, disability income, and long-term care business at RH&A. More

Smart. Ethical. Hard-working. Our talented team is
devoted to taking care of you.

While every member of our team has impressive industry designations, we also want be inspired by the character of those we work with. As such, we have surrounded ourselves with people who like to serve others and are continually looking to improve. In addition to being part of the RH&A team, we are: coaches, volunteers, civic leaders, and loving parents and grandparents. We know that by being so closely linked to our families and our communities, we can be much more in tune with the lives of our clients. Please enjoy reviewing the specific accomplishments of each member of our team.


Robert S. Hensley, CLU, AIF®
President & Managing Member

Bob has spent 45 years in the financial services business. His experiences include 21 years with The Travelers Corporation and the last 25 years establishing and running his own firm. This background and these experiences help bring a wealth of knowledge to help businesses and individuals solve their financial service problems. More



Joseph F. Shiman, III, CFP®
Vice President

After beginning his career with The Travelers Corporation and Citigroup, Joe has spent the past 20 years in the investment and financial services industry. He helps both individuals and business owners alike build portfolios and manage long-term assets for success. He is an active listener and enjoys working with clients who are engaged in the planning process. More



Jill Brandon, CLU, ChFC
Director, Wealth Management

A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Boston University, Jill began her career at Travelers Life & Annuity and MetLife where she was a Director of Life insurance Product Development and a Director of Operations. She is Series 7, 6, 63, and 65 registered, is CT state licensed for Life and Health Insurance, is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). More



Lisa Calcavecchia
Marketing & Operations Specialist

Lisa joined RH&A in 2013 after working in long term care claims at Travelers and GE Capital. As the Marketing & Operations Specialist of the Wealth Management team Lisa is responsible for client management, development of operational procedures, compliance activity, and marketing initiatives. Lisa is Series 7 and 63 registered, as well as CT state licensed for Life and Health Insurance. More



Robert B. Loomis, CLTC
Long-Term Care Specialist

After serving in the Air Force from 1966-1970, Bob began his carrier as an independent property/casualty insurance agent in the Hartford area. Bob went on to specialize in long-term care insurance in 1989. He calls clients on their birthdays and reviews policy benefits. Bob has a reputation for exceeding his client’s servicing expectations, especially when they need to use those policy benefits. More

Smart. Ethical. Hard-working. Our talented team is
devoted to taking care of you.

While every member of our team has impressive industry designations, we also want be inspired by the character of those we work with. As such, we have surrounded ourselves with people who like to serve others and are continually looking to improve. In addition to being part of the RH&A team, we are: coaches, volunteers, civic leaders, and loving parents and grandparents. We know that by being so closely linked to our families and our communities, we can be much more in tune with the lives of our clients. Please enjoy reviewing the specific accomplishments of each member of our team.


Margaret H. Jakubowski, GBA
Vice President

Margi is a graduate of the Wittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire. At RH&A, she is dedicated to working with business owners and individuals on all their benefit needs. Margi holds a Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation and is CT state licensed for Life and Health Insurance. More



Leslie Groundwater
Account Manager

A resident of Avon, Leslie graduated in 2013 from the University of Vermont, where she majored in Business with a focus on Human Resources and Marketing. A health advocate for RH&A, Leslie has a passion for customer service, feels there is no question too big or small, and enjoys helping clients in person or on the phone. She is CT state licensed for Life and Health Insurance. More



Smart. Ethical. Hard-working. Our talented team is
devoted to taking care of you.

While every member of our team has impressive industry designations, we also want be inspired by the character of those we work with. As such, we have surrounded ourselves with people who like to serve others and are continually looking to improve. In addition to being part of the RH&A team, we are: coaches, volunteers, civic leaders, and loving parents and grandparents. We know that by being so closely linked to our families and our communities, we can be much more in tune with the lives of our clients. Please enjoy reviewing the specific accomplishments of each member of our team.


Robert W. Hensley, LUTCF
Brokerage Manager

Bobby Hensley joined Robert Hensley & Associates in 2009. A native of West Simsbury, CT, Bobby attended Simsbury High School, and went on to earn his degree in business management from Roger Williams University’s Gabelli School of business in 2008. As the brokerage manager, Bobby oversees the insurance operations where he is dedicated to the progress and growth of the life insurance, disability income, and long-term care business at RH&A. More



Vicki K. Sweeney
Insurance Product Specialist

After beginning her career with Travelers, Vicki has spent the last 42 years working in the insurance brokerage, financial services and employee benefit fields. Her primary focus with Robert Hensley & Associates is to assist property casualty insurance producers with life insurance, disability Income and long-term care needs for their clients. More