Independent Insurance Services

Our People


Paul Beals

President/Owner/Account Executive

Paul Beals was born and raised in Marshalltown and graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1984. He is a graduate of Iowa State University where he earned a BA degree in Economics. After several years in operations management with GE Capital, Paul returned to Marshalltown and entered the field of...

Mark Rohde

Owner/Account Executive/CIC

Mark Rohde has been an active agent with Independent Insurance Services since 1999, and holds the professional designation of CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor). He is a native of Marshalltown and an Oral Roberts University graduate with a degree in Business Administration. In addition to Insurance, Mark is a member of...

Lance Horbach

Owner/Account Executive

Lance Horbach joined the Independent Insurance Services team in 2000. Lance manages the IIS Nursing Home Program statewide, also specializing in medical facilities, and hard-to-write large accounts. Lance held the position of State Representative in the Iowa Legislature. Lance was the Chairman on the Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, where...

Pat Hageman

Account Executive/AFIS

Rich Mohon

Account Executive/CAWC

Rich Mohon is a Marshalltown native, a 1982 Marshalltown High School graduate and a 1986 University of Northern Iowa graduate. Rich holds the Certified Authority on Workers Compensation (CAWC) designation, agency sales experience since 2008 and Regional Office Underwriting and Claims administration in both Marshalltown, Iowa and Phoenix, Arizona. Outside...

Doug Joslin

Account Executive

Tyler Slagle

Account Executive

Darla Rowley

Account Manager/CISR

Robin Angstman

Account Manager/CIC/CISR

Heather Hanus

Account Manager/CAWC

Marna Mitchell-Butler

Senior Living Specialist

Samantha Garrison

Account Manager

Carla Nordstrom

Account Manager

Vivian Ceron

Account Manager

Kristi Carlson

Office Manager

Matt Roelsgard

Information Systems Manager

Bonnie Ohrt


Kathy Minkel

Administrative Assistant

LeAndrea Abel

Administrative Assistant

Jasmin Cisneros

Administrative Assistant


Matt Zmolek

Owner/Account Executive/CPCU/CIC

Matt Zmolek was born and raised in Toledo and graduated from South Tama County High School in 1996. He graduated from Simpson College in 2000 with a BA degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Management. He received his CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation in 2007 and CIC...

Mike Thede

Owner/Account Executive

Mike Thede is a 1989 South Tama County graduate and a native to the Tama-Toledo area. Mike graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree in business. He and his wife Julie, who teaches in the Marshalltown Community School District, have two children: Mitchell and Mallory. Mike...

Tara Kaufman

Account Manager

Brenda Sonderleiter

Account Manager

Toni Chaska

Account Manager

Marcia Hoskey

Administrative Assistant

West Des Moines

Ryan Davis

Account Executive/CIC/CPIA

Ryan was born and raised in West Des Moines and graduated from Valley High School in 1989. He graduated from Iowa State University in 1993 with a BA degree in Marketing. He received his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation in 2010. Ryan joined the Agency after spending 15 years as...

Pam Dunlap-Johnson

Account Manager

Melissa Varangkounh

Account Manager

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