About Full-Spectrum Insurance, LLC

The midwest's first cannabis and hemp insurance agency.

Full-Spectrum Insurance, LLC is an independent, midwest-focused insurance agency that specializes solely in providing business insurance for cannabis and hemp companies. 

We offer tailored protection for growers and cultivators, dispensaries, processors and manufacturers, and testing labs. Cannabis and hemp insurance is all we do — it’s not just our expertise, but our passion. We understand the unique challenges of our emerging industry and what it takes to protect your investment. 

As a connected, national agency, we can offer the best value at a better price with custom policies crafted just for your business. 

Keep growing your business with the peace of mind that you’re protected by bold insurance that has your back. 

Meet the Team

Michael Peters, Founder & CEO

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Michael Peters is founder and CEO of Full-Spectrum Insurance. Prior to starting Full Spectrum to help cannabis and hemp entrepreneurs thrive, Michael spent nearly a decade insuring medical professionals and earned the prestigious insurance designations of CPCU and RPLU.

He is a nationally-licensed for Property and Casualty insurance and, generally, just a cannabis insurance nerd.

Michael is a loving father to two young sons, Max and Owen, and enjoys volunteering, playing music, and spending time with family and friends.

John Pokryfki, Chief Sales Officer & Senior Market Manager

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John Pokryfki is a seasoned insurance veteran and senior executive with over 20 years of experience in midwest markets.

He is a nationally-licensed agent with an impressive record of professional liability insurance sales, recruiting, training and managing a diverse, multi-state insurance agency network.

John’s track record of business retainment and his wide network of contacts in the midwest insurance marketplace speaks for itself. He also holds a Master’s in Healthcare Administration.

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Carl Peters, COO

Carl Peters is an operations hawk with 30 years of experience as a quality control expert with Journeyman Tool and Die Maker and a Quality Engineer in the commercial, medical, and aerospace fields.

He enjoys sharing time with family and friends, playing music, and new adventures.

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Maggie Borders, VP of Underwriting

Prior to joining Full-Spectrum Insurance, Maggie Borders worked in the medical malpractice insurance industry, focusing on underwriting both domestic and international risks. In addition to her experience in insurance underwriting, she also has several years of French translation experience within the insurance sector. 

Outside of work, Maggie enjoys exploring the outdoors and baking with her husband and two young children.

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Steve Whisler, CMO

Steve is a writer and creative strategist in Philadelphia, where he has resided since relocating from the midwest. He has 10 years experience crafting content and marketing strategy for clients nationwide, including several cannabis brands.

On the side, he makes films and sometimes even reads books, but mostly just hangs out with his wife and daughter.