Our Sales Team
Steve LaCesa, CIC, LUTCF
Steve LaCesa, President, has been working in the industry for 30 years, 28 of those years with Oak Tree Insurance. Living, active and well known within the Portland Metropolitan community, Steve specializes in Business, Benefits and High End Personal coverage providing services as both a licensed insurance agent and consultant. He is committed to building lasting relationships by helping our clients find a variety of insurance options through access to a diverse portfolio of products from some of the country’s most reputable companies. A Certified Insurance Counselor, Steve is a member of the Life Underwriters Training Council and a board member of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Oregon.
Mike Walter, CIC
Mike Walter started his insurance career at Oak Tree Insurance in 1997, after spending 11 years as a player in the NFL. As part of the Oak Tree Insurance team, Mike works with his commercial and personal line clients providing solutions for their risk needs. With a broad array of quality carriers available to Oak Tree Insurance, Mike handles the insurance needs for Contractors, Manufacturers and Wholesalers. He also enjoys working closely with a variety of clients in the Food and Beverage industry. Mike is active in the community and has relationships with numerous local charities and groups.
Michelle LaCesa Miller
Michelle joined Oak Tree Insurance in May 2011 after graduating from Oregon State University with a major in business marketing and a minor in health promotion. She is licensed in Property and Casualty, Life and Health and successfully completed Safeco and Chubb's Personal Lines Producer Programs. Michelle understands the role that Oak Tree Insurance plays in the community. Combining energy, enthusiasm and networking, she excels at building long-term connections with clients, prospects and the public. In addition to serving on the Cards for Kids committee for Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Michelle is a member of Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce, and is on the Lake Oswego Relay for Life Committee as sponsorship chair. Passionate about health and nutrition (she completed a marketing internship at The Corvallis Clinic during her senior year of college), Michelle enjoys presenting educational "lunch and learn" seminars on personal and corporate wellness to educate employees and reinforce existing programs.