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Our Team

Irida Tollkuci


Irida Tollkuci is a founding member and Principal of Catalyst Insurance Agency. She leads the Business development, marketing, strategic partnership and client retention side of the Agency.Irida has been in the Insurance industry for over 15 years and holds the AAI, CLCS, and is currently pursuing her CIC designation.

Irida is passionate about insurance and insurance products, because she see it as a vehicle to help people and businesses protect their most valuable assets. Her expertise and extensive knowledge has earned her the trust, loyalty and respect of her clients and community at large.

She lives in Shrewsbury with her husband, two daughters and her Weimaraner, Hunter. She loves Contemporary and Renaissance Art, traveling and spending time with her family.

Mary Hyland

Operations/Finance Manager

Mary is the Operations Manager and a founding member of Catalyst Insurance Agency LLC. Her experience of over 30 years in the industry is a great asset to the agency and all of its employees. She has navigated many positions and roles within the agency environment which give her the right tools to excel at her role and beyond. Mary’s insurance expertise and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service has earned her many accreditations and industry recognitions.

Mary is married to her husband Bob, and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, playing piano and volunteering.

Ardi Cito

Insurance Broker

Ardian is a licensed property and casualty professional. He has been with Catalyst Insurance Agency since 2016. Ardian’s experience in hospitality management and finance is a great asset and has made him really successful in effectively communicating, connecting and assisting current and new clients.

Ardian has a passion for soccer and participates in many local soccer leagues. He is married to his wife Kela and has two children. Enjoys traveling, vintage wines and spending time with family and friends.

Elisabeta Kotnani

Customer Service Representative

Beta is a Customer Service Representative, a role that utilizes fully her desire to help, assist and connect with clients. She’s currently working towards attaining her CSR designation.

Beta is married to her husband Gregory and enjoys traveling, reading and playing sports. She is originally from Albania and is a great asset and a wonderful addition to the Catalyst Team.

Mattisa Tollkuci


Shrewsbury, High School.

Mattisa is a senior at Shrewsbury High School and has been interning at Catalyst Insurance Agency since 2019.

She is passionate about the environment and is looking forward to attending college next year in the field of Environmental Law.

Mattisa loves reading and spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Hunter.

Dan Mahoney

I have been an Insurance producer for 5 years. While I no longer work full time in insurance, I still have a lot of knowledge and passion for the industry. I love providing peace of mind for my customers by protecting their assets.

I Work full time at an education company in Boston creating international travel opportunities for teachers and their students.

In the summer you can find me outside with my dog who I call my son, Massimo. We enjoy hiking, dog parks, and sometimes just a long walk by the lake.

I have spent the fall and winter months in a hockey rink my whole life. I grew up playing hockey and eventual my officiated college hockey at the division 1 level. I am now a video coach for the Worcester Railers ECHL team in Worcester, MA.

Hunter Tollkuci

Hunter, our Weimaraner, is our chief marketing pet and the face of several of our agency ads. He’s patient, smart and oh so handsome.

He’s passionate about protection, especially Pet Insurance.

Hunter lives in Shrewsbury with his loving family. He enjoys hiking, running and having Pupuccinos at Starbucks.