About U.P. Insurance Agency, Inc.

U.P. Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency offering complete insurance products, affordable coverages, and personalized service. As a corporate citizen since 1987, we pledge our continued support to the communities in which we conduct our business.

Our office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Let Our TEAM Work For You!



We're a small, friendly and talented team. Because of our independent status, we can offer our customers quality coverage with some of the best companies available at a highly competitive price.

Chris Katona

Chris Katona, CIC, CAWC


Email: ckatona@upins.com

Over 22 years experience in the insurance industry specializing in the public entity field.  Graduate of Northern Michigan University with a BS in Computer Information Systems, Networking and Marketing.  I am a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Authority on Workers' Compensation (CAWC).  I am also currently working on obtaining my CRM.  Married for 17 years. I love traveling with my wife, Kara. Spending summers on the pontoon on the Dead River Storage Basin, hiking, snowshoeing & hanging out with friends and family.

Anthony Katona

Anthony Katona, CIC, CRM


Email: akatona@upins.com

Over 8 years experience specializing in personal lines coverages.  Graduate of Michigan Tech University with a BS in Kinesiology & Integrated Physiology.  I am involved with Ishpeming-Negaunee Rotary.  I enjoy Whitetail hunting, snowboarding, snowshoeing & hiking.  I also participate in local rec leagues.

Andrea Juchemich

Andrea Juchemich, CISR


Email: ajuchemich@upins.com

Over 4 years experience in the insurance industry specializing in personal lines and commercial endorsements. Graduate of Northern Michigan University with a BS in Nursing. I am also a Certified Insurance Service Representative. Married for 20 years to my husband Mike. We have three children and are currently enjoying watching their many athletic events at Negaunee Public Schools. Go Miners!

John Katona

John Katona


Email: jkatona@upins.com

Founder of U.P. Insurance Agency, Inc. Over 36 years experience in the public entity field. Experienced traveler, fisherman & father.



Email: info@upins.com

Office greeter, specializing in making customers smile! He loves the fall weather, running through leaf piles, and anxiously waiting for snow.