Independent Insurance Services

Toledo Office


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...

Jake Jacobson

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

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...

Tara Kaufman

Account Manager

Brenda Adams

Account Manager

Toni Chaska

Account Manager

Marcia Hoskey

Administrative Assistant

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