MEET OUR TEAM OF LICENSING PROFESSIONALS


Patton Compliance has an experienced staff of licensing professionals, experienced in TPA licensing and agency licensing, agency and third party administrator compliance, corporate qualification, and all manner of licensing and insurance compliance matters.  Patton Compliance has the best resources in the industry to get your work done fast and professionally.  


MADELINE BARDOLF

PRESIDENT AND BOARD CHAIR

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Madeline Bardolf is the President of Patton Compliance and oversees all facets of the company’s operations including client engagements, project management, regulatory oversight, process implementation, strategic planning, finance, and human resources.  First and foremost, Madeline ensures clients’ needs are fully met by ensuring smooth and efficient implementation of new and renewal licensing and regulatory compliance projects, effective staffing to meet client needs, and use of best practices throughout the licensing process.

Madeline has over 20 years of business, finance and insurance experience, including positions in accounting, auditing, financial review, management, human resources, insurance compliance, and licensing. Experience with both for-profit and non-profit entities, prior to joining Patton Compliance she held positions as Director of Finance for a non-profit organization and Auditor at a public accounting firm.    

Madeline graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Business Management with a Spanish minor.  She has held volunteer positions on various non-profit boards of directors and student organizations.  Madeline is married to Keith (LTC Army (Ret)) and has two amazing stepdaughters. 

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JOSEPH PATTON

BOARD DIRECTOR

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Joe Patton serves on the Board of Directors for Patton Compliance, the company he founded in 2002.  Joe is an attorney with over 30 years of business, legal, and consulting experience in insurance law, governmental issues, licensing issues, legislative review, claims, corporate issues, compliance consulting and marketing. 

Joe has underwriting and management experience with an A-rated insurance company, including frequency and loss analysis, risk evaluation, and state insurance department compliance response. For Patton Compliance he advises management and staff on state insurance department and administrative compliance matters including insurance licensing, claims, regulatory response, administrative actions, and other DOI and corporate compliance issues affecting Patton Compliance clients.  He also provides financial analysis and advises on corporate strategic planning.

Joe also serves as treasurer on the board of directors for a local Tallahassee animal rescue organization, and has been married to his wife Tanya since 1988.  They live with their family of rescue dogs and cats in rural north Florida.  


KAITLIN BRIAN

SENIOR Licensing Administrator

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Kaitlin has 5 years of experience in the legal industry, which includes work with licensing. She has also worked in customer service, sales and marketing for 2 years. She has experience drafting legal documents, working closely with clients, and ensuring deadlines are met.

Kaitlin currently provides licensing and compliance services to our third party administrator clients, including quarterly, bi-annual and annual multistate filings and renewals. 

Kaitlin graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia with a degree in Occupational and Technical Studies and a minor in Marketing. She lives in Tallahassee with her husband, Josh, and two wonderful daughters.


ALYSSA GRANT

SENIOR licensing administrator

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Alyssa has over six years of experience in the insurance industry, including positions auditing workers’ compensation claims, property & casualty financial oversight and title regulation. She has experience working with third party administrators and insurance companies, along with state regulators and  legal representatives. Her regulatory knowledge, interpretation of statutes/rules and experience with financial statements and legal documents makes her a perfect addition to the team.

After graduating from Florida State University in 2009 with a degree in Accounting, she was re-admitted as a non-degree seeking student in order to take some graduate level risk management classes in 2010. She earned her Associate Professional Insurance Regulator (APIR) from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in December 2014, and enjoys volunteering to help the St. George Lighthouse Association throughout the year.  Alyssa currently lives in Tallahassee, Florida with her husband, Randy, and their daughter.


REAGAN RUSSELL

licensing administrator

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Reagan has eleven years of experience working for the State of Florida and representing Florida State Parks and the Division of State Lands at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Forest Service and Office of Agricultural Water Policy at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  She has handled legal issues involving risk management, environmental laws, real estate, contracts, and litigation. 

Reagan handles new licensing for Third Party Administrators in all states, as well as Certificates of Authority and Assumed Business Name registrations.

Reagan received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2005.  She clerked for a Denver District Court judge with a serious felonies docket and was vice-president of the International Law Society during law school. She also attended Cornell University and graduated from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta with an undergraduate degree in Sociology.  She lives in Tallahassee with her husband and three children.


LESLIE SHORT

LICENSING ADMINISTRATOR

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Leslie Short has over 15 years of experience in business, advertising and marketing communications.  She is skilled in managing both national and local client budgets across numerous markets and channels, negotiation and stewardship of contracts, client services with a focus on results and possesses strong communication skills.  

Leslie provides new and renewal licensing and compliance services to our third party administrator clients, including corporate registration compliance.    

She earned a BA in Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama with a minor in creative writing in 2002.  Leslie enjoys serving her community through volunteer activities with several local non-profit organizations.  She resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and daughter. 


BARBARA DONNAR

Licensing Consultant

(Producer, Agency, Adjuster Licensing via Supportive Insurance)
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Barb has over 30 years in the insurance industry, including 18 years with an A-rated life and health insurance carrier.  She held management positions in licensing and commissions, and successfully managed a licensing department responsible for over 100,000 independent agents and brokers. 

Barb has extensive experience with market conduct examinations including multi-state exams, evaluation of work processes and procedures, compliance review and recommendations, licensing alternatives, quality control standards, cost reduction, and licensing training. 

Barb is a charter member of the Society of Insurance Licensing Administrators, now known as the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association (SILA), and is a former advisory board member and chapter representative. 

Barb Donnar directs licensing activities and multi-state projects for Patton Compliance's Producer, Agency, and Adjuster clients and has successfully completed hundreds of licensing applications and corporate registrations on behalf of Patton Compliance clients. 


MARY LITTLEJOHN-GARBER

Corporate Consultant

(Secretary of State Registrations and Annual Reports)

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Mary has over 25 years in the insurance industry, including management positions in licensing, claims, account management and forms filings.  Mary has over twenty years experience in licensing, product filings, and insurance compliance.  She established and successfully managed two start-up licensing departments for third party administrators and insurance companies and is a former claims manager for a large national TPA. 

Mary currently manages corporate registrations and annual reports, and previously directed new licensing activities for Patton Compliance.  Mary also developed and has edited a Third Party Administrator Licensing Guide.  Mary has successfully completed hundreds of licensing applications and corporate registrations on behalf of Patton Compliance.