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Marshalltown

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...

Dan Mead

Owner/Account Executive/AFIS

Dan Mead is a Marshalltown High School graduate and native to the Marshalltown community. He is a University of Northern Iowa graduate and has been employed with Independent Insurance Services since 1987. He and his wife, Deb, who teaches in the Marshalltown Community School District, have two children: Matt and...

Sue Gannaway

Account Manager/Owner/Account Executive/CISR

Sue Gannaway was born and raised in Ankeny, Iowa and graduated from Ankeny High School in 1971. In 1975, she moved to Marshalltown and was office manager for Dunkerton-Reibsamen Insurance Agency until she joined Independent Insurance Services in 1991. Sue holds the professional designation of CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative)....

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

Rich Mohon is a Marshalltown native, a 1982 Marshalltown High School graduate and a 1986 University of Northern Iowa graduate. Rich's Insurance experience includes 12 years of Agency Sales, Regional Office Underwriting and Claims in both Marshalltown, Iowa and Phoenix, Arizona. Rich also has more than 20 years of Sales...

Doug Joslin

Account Executive

Nick Diers

Account Executive

Darla Rowley

Account Manager/CISR

Robin Angstman

Account Manager/CIC, CISR

Heather Hanus

Account Manager

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

Processor

Kathy Minkel

Administrative Assistant

LeAndrea Abel

Administrative Assistant

Jasmin Cisneros

Administrative Assistant

Toledo

Jake Jacobson

Owner/Account Executive/CIC

Jake has been a Certified Insurance Counselor since 1983 in the Tama-Toledo area with Dirks & Jacobson Insurance and Independent Insurance Services. He has a degree in Business and Mathematics from Simpson College. He formerly taught mathematics at the high school level along with coaching basketball and golf. Jake is...

Randy Van Dyk

Owner/Account Executive/AFIS

Randy has been an Insurance agent since 1995. He has a BA degree from William Penn College. In 1980 he started teaching and coaching golf at South Tama County High School until he joined Brenton Insurance in 1995. He continues as the coach with South Tama High today. Randy is...

Matt Zmolek

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

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 Adams

Account Manager

Toni Chaska

Account Manager

Marcia Hoskey

Administrative Assistant

West Des Moines

Ryan Davis

Account Executive, CIC

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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