Larry moved to Hesston in 1969 as a High School math teacher and multi sport coach after graduating from Bethany College. Larry founded the agency in 1973, primarily offering financial planning and life insurance. In 1978 he expanded his service offerings to be a true multi-line agency by offering property and casualty lines of insurance as well. Larry is a past USD 460 School Board President. Larry currently serves on the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents(KAIA) Consumer & Technical Affairs Committee. Larry also serves on the City of Hesston's Planning & Zoning committee. Larry is a member of the Hesston United Methodist Church, and serves on the church Finance Committee. In 2015, Larry was elected to the City Council for the City of Hesston. Larry and his wife Becky reside in Hesston. Larry has two adult children, and 5 grandchildren. His son, Chad, joined him in the agency in 2000.
Chad began his insurance career as an insurance adjuster in 1996. After 4 years as an adjuster, Chad joined his father in the family owned agency in November of 2000. Chad is licensed for all lines of insurance in Kansas and Missouri. Chad serves on the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents(KAIA) Board of Directors, and sits on the KAIA Government Affairs Committee. Chad has also been the KAIA Golf Chair since 2006 which organizes and directs the Trusted Choice "Big I" Junior Golf Championship in Kansas - a community service project introduced in 1969 by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America.. Chad also serves on the Harvey County Planning and Zoning Commission as the representative for the City of Hesston. Chad resides in Hesston with his wife Abbie and their three sons - Evan, Cavan, and Finn.
Jennifer specializes in commercial lines insurance. She has been a licensed agent since 1999, and has earned her Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designation. She is a past President of the Newton Business Professional Woman’s Club and is also on the board for Respite Care. Jennifer resides in Newton with her husband Duane. They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren, all of which reside in Colorado.
Matt joined the agency in 2010. Matt has two primary roles with the agency; as a licensed agent Matt works with new clients to develop new client relationships. He also works with existing clients to ensure that each client is receiving the level of service our clients have come to expect. He wants to make sure all your insurance needs are being met. Matt currently serves as a member of Newton Lions Club, I am chairman of the community board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harvey County and president of the Hesston Mens Golf Association
Cole join our team in 2015. He is a recent graduate of Kansas State University where he earned a degree in Agri-Business. He did his internship with Crop Quest in Harvey, Sedgwick and Sumner counties prior to graduating. He will specialize in farm/agribusiness solutions; including but not limited to farm insurance, crop insurance and other agribusiness insurance solutions.
Cole works in both the Hesston and Lindsborg offices.
After graduating from Bethany College in 1997, Mike began his insurance career as an agency owner in Salina with Allstate Insurance in 1999. He sold the agency in 2002 and opened a New York Life office in Lindsborg then moving it to Wichita in 2007. He returned to Lindsborg in 2009 and began working for Columbia Insurance Group as a commercial lines underwriter. Mike and his wife Amy live in Lindsborg with their two sons, Nicholas and Ryan. Mike has served on the Midsummer’s Committee, Bethany College Alumni Council, and currently is serving on the Hyllningsfest committee, the church council at Bethany Lutheran Church, and the junior golf program at the Lindsborg Golf Course. In his spare time, Mike also enjoys playing his trumpet with many local groups, notably the Wheatland Brass and The Blades.
Lauren has a broad insurance background; her experience includes commercial underwriting for Phoenix Aviation, and QBE Insurance of North America in Texas. She has also worked in an independent insurance agency in a similar role as her current role for us. She moved back home to Kansas last year. She was born in Salina and is a graduate of Southeast of Saline High School. She has one child who attends Soderstrom Elementary School in Lindsborg. Contact Lauren via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Serah joined our Lindsborg agency in 2015. She specializes in Personal Lines insurance products as well as small farm insurance. She has been a licensed agent since 2011. She grew up in Chanute, KS-went to high school in Lindsborg - Smoky Valley High School. She likes to spend her free time with friends and family or reading a good book. Serah and her husband enjoy cooking together, walking their dog along the nature trail and camping/boating at Lake Wilson. Serah and her husband reside in Salina.