Our Team

Trusted advice & counsel since 1878

Jim Traver

Jim Traver

PRESIDENT - CIC - CRM

Jim became the fifth generation of family members associated with James Page Insurance when he joined his dad, Chuck, in 2011. Prior to joining JPI Jim specialized in software focused on data security. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of New Hampshire. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, Greater Haverhill Foundation and Bethany Community Services. During his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing, mountain biking, hiking and sailing. Jim’s favorite part of insurance is using his knowledge to help clients feel confident that they’re protected.

Chuck Traver

Chuck Traver

TREASURER

Chuck left his position at Schenectady Chemicals (NY) to join the family business in 1967. A native of Mentor, Ohio, Chuck received his college degree from Union College, Schenectady, in 1965. Chuck remains an active community leader in Haverhill. His activities include, President of the George C. Wadleigh Foundation, Haverhill Rotary Club. He’s also the former board president of the Haverhill YMCA and former board member of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce. His professional activities include membership in the Massachusetts Insurance Agents Association (MAIA) and local CPCU chapter. He and his wife Pamela reside in Atkinson, NH.

Dawn Schmidt

Dawn Schmidt

COMMERCIAL LINES ACCOUNT MANAGER - CIC - CISR

Dawn has been with James Page Insurance since 1996, and works hard to manage our commercial lines. Dawn is known in the office and amongst customers for being a personable and warm agent - she is always ready to go to bat for you, and rarely forgets a name or face. She’s been active in the community as the Christian Ed. Director at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Methuen, and also volunteers as Youth Group Leader at St. James Episcopal Church in Amesbury. When she’s not rocking it as a commercial lines superstar, you can find her at Dance Images Dance and Music Center, Hudson Speedway, or Star Speedway. She loves trivia nights and singing in the choir at St. Andrew’s.

Megan McArthur

Megan McArthur

PERSONAL LINES ACCOUNT MANAGER - CISR

Megan joined our team in 2015, bringing experience in retail sales and marketing. Megan is a licensed Property and Casualty agent and has proven to be an integral part of our team. A 2011 graduate of Emerson College, Boston, Megan got her Bachelors in Marketing, and loved her time studying abroad in the Netherlands, visiting ten countries in three months! Her hobbies and interests include cooking, traveling, reading, and Disney. Megan loves the collaborative atmosphere at JPI!

Jessica Piscopo

Jessica Piscopo

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Jessica is the newest addition to our team here at JPI. She is currently working on her Bachelors in Business Administration. In her free time she loves to go adventuring. Finding new mountains to hike with her dog, Zoey.

Samantha Wahlgren

Samantha Wahlgren

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & LICENSED PRODUCER

Samantha is a new addition to our team as of 2021. A graduate of UMASS Lowell, Samantha got her bachelors of Business Administration with a dual concentration in both Marketing and International Business. Samantha’s hobbies include traveling, fishing, and scuba diving.

Bear

Bear

INSURANCE EXTRODINAIRE

Bear has been with James Page Insurance since 2018, when Jim realized his expertise would really make a difference at the office. Certified in being a good boy, what Bear lacks in insurance knowledge he makes up with his positive attitude, friendly disposition and go get ‘em attitude. When Bear is not in the office he enjoys belly rubs, treats, walks and naps. He also enjoys these things while in the office.