Partner Directory

Below are the Industry Partners of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska.  It is with their support that the Big "I" can continue to offer quality program and services for our members.

Please support our Industry Partners that support you through the Big I.  View their level of partnership here.

910 N 96th St.
Omaha, NE  68114

Phone:  800-222-6327

Territory: Nebraska

Products: Auto Insurance, Memberships, Umbrella & Life Insurance


Contact:  Josh Kay



200 N Grand Ave
PO Box 40790
Lancing, MI 48901

Phone:  866-206-5851

Territory:  Nebraska & Iowa (contact for others)

Products:  Workers' Compensation

Description:  Accident Fund Holdings and its subsidiaries are one of the largest workers' compensation insurers in the United States and rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best.


Primary Contact:  Kristin Doyle

Marketing Rep:  Shelly Peffers



300 W Broadway, Ste 105
Council Bluffs, IA  51503

Phone:  217-201-0159

Products:  Yield Protection, Revenue Protection, Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion, Multi-Peril Crop Insurance, Area Revenue Protection, Area Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion, and Area Yield Protection.

Description: Our goal has been to provide farmers with affordable crop income protection combined with superior service and utmost integrity. It is evident by our continued growth and loyal customer base that we have met, and continue to meet, this challenge.

Primary Contact:  Shawn Simpsen

Marketing Rep:  Dustin Smith


2301 Highway 190 W
DeRidder, LA  70634

Phone:  800-897-9719

Territory:  view our website for a list of states

Products:  Mono-line Workers' Compensation

DescriptionAMERISAFE is a specialty provider of Workers' Comp Insurance focused on small to mid-sized employers in hazardous industries.

Primary Contact:  Mark Burger

Agency Appointments: Vanessa Walker

Phone:  337-460-3464


7101 82nd St.
Lubbock, TX  79424

Phone:  800-335-0120

Products:  Crop Insurance, Livestock Insurance

DescriptionARMtech has a proven track record for handling your agricultural risk management needs.  We provide crop and livestock insurance in over 40 states

Primary Contact:  Burt Wilson 



1621 West Lakes Parkway
West Des Moines, IA  50265

Phone:  800-258-5519

Territory:  25 states, contact us for more information

Products:  Property/Casualty lines and life, disability, long-term care, annuities and flood.

Description:  Comprised of five property and casualty companies and one life/health/annuity insurer, the group is recognized for exceptional financial strength and stability among the nation's largest insurers. An A++ AM Best rated carrier that markets only through the independent agency system. 

Primary Contact:  Kraig Klopfenstein


Nebraska Rep:  Nate Spurling


PO Box 340
603 S Preece St
Battle Creek, NE  68715

Phone:  402-675-2925

Fax:  402-654-3407

Website:  www,

Territory:  Nebraska Only

Products: Auto, Home, Farm & Ranch, Farm Auto, Dwelling Property Excess Liability, Watercraft, Identity Theft Services

Description:  Battle Creek Mutual Insurance Company was formed in 1892.  Today Battle Creek Mutual Insurance Company is affiliated with Nodak Insurance Company, recognized as one of the top 50 Property/Casualty Companies in the nation by the Ward Group.

Primary Contact: 

Bruce Zimmerman


Marketing Rep:


16 South River St
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702

Phone:  570-825-9900

Products:  Workers Compensation

Description:  Bershire Hathaway GUARD is an A+ P&C insurer targeting small/mid-sized business and specializes in Workers' Compensation.

Primary Contact: Shawn Roguskie

Marketing Rep:  Linda Pedersen 



3333 Farnam St, Ste 300
Omaha, NE  68131

Phone:  800-488-2930

Territory:  Nebraska Only

Products: Commercial Lines - Auto, Property, Workers' Comp, Public Entity

Description: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies are an A++ rated commercial insurer. We specialize in commercial auto, workers' compensation, property, construction, and ag and public entity exposures

Primary Contact:  David Steinkraus



12235 S. 800 East
Draper, UT 84020

Phone:  913-579-7727

Territory:  NE, KS, MO, ND, SD, IA, IL

Products:  Premium Financing

Description:  A specialty lender providing financing for commercial insurance premiums.  We have built an excellant brand name & reputation for service and products as unique as a $2 bill.

Primary Contact:  Lorie Estelle


4600 Westown Parkway, Ste 324
Regency West 3
West Des Moines, IA  50266-1000

Phone: 515-440-8140


Products: Professional & Management Liability, Property & Casualty, Accident & Health, Surety Bonds, Industry Solutions, Claim Services, Loss Control Services, Automobiles, Homeowners, Valuable Articles, Watercraft, Excess Liability, Family Protection, and Collector Car Insurance.

Description:  If being treated fairly and paid quickly are important to you when you or your company has a property or casualty insurance loss, then you want Chubb. When you insure with Chubb, you’re buying real insurance. Chubb serves property and casualty customers from some 120 offices in 27 countries around the globe. Chubb works with 8,500 independent agents and brokers worldwide.

Primary Contact: Richard Mauk



5600 W 83rd St, Ste 500
Bloomington, MN  55436

Phone:  952-285-3302

Territory:  Go to our website to find more information.

Products:  Property, Casualty, Inland Marine, International, Mgmt & Prof Liability, Ocean Marine, Surety, Warranty

Description:  As the 8th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer, we provide insurance protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. We understand the importance of being where our customers are. 

Primary Contact:  Gregory Vezzosi



10820 Harney St
Omaha, NE  68154

Phone:  800-877-4245

Territory:  Nebraska and Iowa

Products:  Personal and Commercial Lines, Farm Products for select agents

DescriptionColumbia Insurance Group writes small- to medium-sized commercial accounts, along with personal auto, farm (for select agents), and some homeowners

Primary Contact:  Shane Martinez

Marketing Rep:  John Butler



3641 Village Dr.
PO Box 80439
Lincoln, NE  68516

Phone:  402-423-7688

Territory:  Nebraska only

Products:  Commercial Lines; contractors, manufacturing, wholesale distributors, retail stores, auto service and repair, motor carrier, telecommunications, grain elevators, bulk petroleum distributors, feed mills, fertilizer dealers, farm products warehousing.

Description:  We are a regional company offering commercial products and services through independent agents in the midwest.  CWG is an operating unit of the W.R. Berkley Corporation.

Primary Contact: Staci Deger



1608 A West Lafayette
Jacksonville, IL  62650

Phone:  217-479-6068

Products:  Crop Insurance

Description:  At Diversified Crop Insurance Services, we help independent agents & their customers make more profit.  We do this by providing training services and technology that revolutionize effectiveness, increase market share and capitalize on growth potential.


Primary Contact:  Christie Mendenhall


Marketing Rep:  Brian Jacobsen

Phone:  402-619-8884


One Park Lane
PO Box 1608
Le Mars, IA  51031-1608

Phone:  800-545-6480

Products: Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Farm Insurance

Description: We are a property and casualty insurance company that provides personal, farm and commercial insurance through independent agencies in several Midwestern states. We are part of the Donegal Insurance Group, a family of insurance companies operating across multiple regions of the U.S. 

Primary Contact: Richard Mason


Marketing Rep:  JR Johnson


2121 N 117th Ave, Ste 310
PO Box 2070
Omaha, NE  68103

Phone:  800-38-9735

Territory:  Nebraska, South Dakota

Products:Commercial, Personal Property, Casualty

Description: EMC is a large regional property/casualty insuror with 16 branch offices across the country, including Omaha, NE which serves agents in NE and southwest IA, and South Dakota.


EMC National Life Company

Primary Contact: Jay Sillau


Marketing Rep:  Riley Tonkin


Marketing Rep:  Rod Ulmer


10375 Professional Cr
Reno, NV  89521

Phone:  888-682-6671

TerritorySee map on website.

Products:  Workers Compensation Insurance

Description:  EMPLOYERS offers competitive commissions, marketing support and streamlined policy binding so you can easily submit business and quickly move on the the next opportunity.

Primary Contact:  Deniece Zwick

Sales Manager:  Jamie Stern


3103 Bee Cave Rd
Austin, TX 78746

Phone:  844-372-9300

Products:  online insurance payments

Description:  ePayPolicy takes the pain out of collecting insurance payments online.  Whether your clients want to pay with credit card of ACH, we have you covered.

Primary Contact:  Todd Sorrel

Marketing Rep:  Nathan Terrazas


6355 S. 56th St.
Lincoln, NE  68516

Phone:  402-423-4022


Territory:  Nebraska only

ProductsPre-Licensing Education for Property/Casualty (self-study & classroom), Life/Health (self-study & classroom) and Series 6/63 (self-study & classroom).  Classroom continuing education courses available also. In-House training also available by appointment.

DescriptionThe Essential Step is the exclusive provider of pre-licensing education for the Nebraska Big “I” (life/health, property/casualty, series 6/63, (classroom or self-study).  Continuing education classes available, too!

Primary Contact:  David Teche

1122 N Main St.
PO Box 1401
McPherson, KS  67460

Phone:  800-362-1075

Products: Farmowners, Personal Lines, Bonds

Descrption: In business since 1888, Farmers Alliance's mission is to provide a stable market and excellant claims service to rural Nebraska.


Primary Contact:  Jack Rader


Marketing Rep:  Randy Kemper

Phone:  402-826-7571


501 S 13th St
PO Box 81529
Lincoln, NE  68501

Phone: 402-434-8300


Territory: Nebraska and South Dakota

Products: Auto, Dwelling Fire, Inland Marine, Homeowners, and Farm Insurance

Description: Farmers Mutual of Nebraska is one of the 100 largest mutual insurance companies in America writing business in only Nebraska and South Dakota.

Primary Contact:  Andy Kraus

Marketing Rep:  Tim Valleau



450 Skokie Boulevard, Ste 1000
Northbrook, IL 60062-7917

Phone:  847-572-4985


Description:  As the largest premium finance company in North America, FIRST Insurance Funding Corp. has built a reputation for superior service, innovation and flexibility.

During the last decade, FIRST has grown from a $300 million finance company to more than a $6 billion finance company. FIRST achieved this growth by being the only finance company that truly understands how to serve independent, middle-market insurance agents and brokers.

Primary Contact:  Nick Davis


PO Box 790
4215 Hwy 146 South
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone:  800-362-2041

Territory: IA, IL, IN, MN, MD, ND, SD, NE, OH, WI

Products:  Property & Casualty, Crop Hail.  (see website)

Description:  Located in America’s heartland, Grinnell Mutual provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance to customers in 12 states throughout the Midwest.  For more than 100 years we have valued the relationships with our customers as we provide them with protection, security and stability. Today as in the past, we know our customers and employees appreciate our core values.  We act with integrity.  Trust and respect our employees.  Value our relationships.  And serve and protect our customers

Primary Contact:  Rachel Breeden

Marketing Rep:  Josh Marshall


11602 West Center Rd, Ste 350
Omaha, NE  68144


Territory:  All 50 states

Products:  Commercial Lines, Livestock Mortality.  For Feedlot & pasture cattle, swine, poultry, livestock on trucks and at auction markets, also individual animals (horses/bulls).

Description:  Since 1916, The Hartford has offered specialized livestock insurance products and services to meet the unique needs of livestock owners and businesses.

Primary Contact:  Doug Giffin

Phone:  402-952-0572


112 S Story St
PO Box 1
Rock Rapids, IA  51246

Phone:  877-977-4949

Territory:  ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, IN, MI, OH, KY, PA, WV

Description: As an insurance agent, your company provides valuable protection for homeowners. However, expenses due to repairs and replacements of appliances and mechanical systems may not be covered under a homeowner’s policy.

Home Warranty, Inc. has a family of protection plans for agents to use in order to fill that gap, complement existing insurance products, and help manage risk for their clients.

Primary Contact:  Denise Poncelet



8400 E Prentice Ave, Ste 535
Greenwood Village, CO  80111

Phone:  877-409-4855

Products: Casualty, Professional Liability, Online Programs, Rental Car Programs, Environmental, Excess Liability & Umbrella, Marine, Inland Marine, Commercial Property, Outdoor & Equine and Transportation & Garage.

Description:  Although Hull & Co. is 50 years old, we have remained young, aggressive, and fresh with new products and markets. Over the years we have expanded our operations and opened offices across the United States and in the U.K. Some of our offices are also Lloyd’s of London correspondents. Today our combined operations rank us as one of the largest wholesale brokerage operations in the excess and surplus lines marketplace.

Primary Contact:  Jen Bolzer



301 West 11th St, 4th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone:  800-255-6316

Products: Premium Financing

Description:  Imperial PFS is the natural choice® for premium financing to insureds, insurance agents and brokers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The size and independence of Imperial PFS provides the financial strength and flexibility to handle all of your accounts, ranging from large, complex deals to the small, straightforward accounts. Imperial PFS is one of the top premium financing companies in terms of premium dollars financed and the top company in terms of accounts financed.

Primary Contact:  Mike Keegan



4445 Corporate Dr
PO Box 1336
Des Moines, IA  50306

Phone:  800-274-3531

Territory:  Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Illinois, Wisconsin & Minnesota

Products: Full Personal & Commercial Lines products including Bonds.

Description: The IMT Group consists of IMT Insurance Company and Wadena Insurance Company.  IMT continues to offer strong lines of Personal and Commercial Insurance products.

Primary Contact:  Matt Casey

Marketing Rep:  Al Dillard 


N19 W24130 Riverwood Dr
Waukesha, WI 53188

Territory:  Nebraska (contact for other states)

Products: Small Business & Agribusiness, Middle Market Commercial, & National Commercial Accounts

DescriptionLiberty Mutual is a national carrier with regional autonomy and expertise. As the third largest property & casualty carrier in the U.S., Liberty offers tailored services & coverages for: small, main-street business and agribusiness; middle market commercial accounts; and large specialty industries, such as Construction, Property, Umbrella, Energy, & Affinity Programs.

Primary Contact: Laura J Hays

Phone:  402-718-3079 


222 S. 15th St.  Suite 1500N
PO Box 3009
Omaha, NE 6810268103

Phone:  888-500-3344


Territory:  Nebraska Only

Products:  Commercial Lines Only (Worker's Comp)

Desired Agency Characteristics:Description: FirstComp, through Markel Corporation, offers appointed independent agents a flexible workers’ compensation product and a BOP policy geared toward the unique risks of small businesses.

Primary Contact:  Paula Zeedyk

Marketing Rep:  Steve Linbo


13810 FNB Pkwy Ste 102
Omaha, NE  68154

Phone:  888-981-1702

Territory:  All states

Products:  Work Comp

Description:  Method's approach is simple - provide exceptional customer service, expert underwriting and extensive appetite to meet the needs for placing your workers' compensation risks going forward. 

Primary Contact:  Greg Donsbach


Marketing Rep:  Rob Hynek



5036 S 136th St
Omaha, NE  68137

Phone:  402-894-2666


TerritoryNebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Iowa, Wyoming, and South Dakota

ProductsFarm /Ranch Owners, Rural Auto, Excess, Pivots/Irrigation Equipment

DescriptionAgent access to major agri carriers, broad coverage, competitive, full commission, web based, stand alone irrigation program (pivots), highly automated

Primary Contact:  Paul Friskopp


1631 S 5th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Phone:  763-951-7081

Territory:  Nebraska, Nevada, Arizona, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming.

Products: Personal Lines; homeowners, personal auto, boatowners, inland marine, umbrella and numerous Business Owners policies.  See our website for details.

Description:  An A- "Excellent" with a "positive" outlook company with an Excellent financial stability, liquidity and claims paying ability. We have a high level of customer satisfaction and employ "state of the art" technology to serve you best. 

Primary Contact:  Jim Davidson



6120 Havelock Ave
PO Box 29319
Lincoln, NE  68529

Phone:  402-467-5355

Territory:  SD, NE, IA, KS, MO, ND & MN

Description: MIAA assists smaller Independent Agencies in obtaining more carriers and helps captive agents, producers, and life/health/financial agents start their new insurance agency and be independent insurance agents.  MIAA also works with existing larger independent insurance agencies to raise commission levels and increase profit sharing with Strategic Partnership Insurance Carriers.

Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc. (MIAA) is a regional master agency of SIAA, the largest independent insurance agency network in the United States. 

Primary Contact:  Mark Bishoff


MIAA Marketing Rep:  Doug Meacham



201 S 84th St
Lincoln, NE  68510

Phone:  402-483-1045

Territory:  Nebraska and Kansas

ProductsAuto Insurance, Beauty Shop Ins, Bonds, Convenience Store Ins, Contractor Ins, Day Care Ins, Disability Ins, Farm Ins, Health Ins, Home Ins, Life Ins, Long Term Care Ins, Medicare Supplement Ins, Motel Ins, Propane Dealer Ins, Restaurant Ins, Small Business Ins, Travel Center Ins, and Workers Comp Ins

Description:  Midwest Agency, LLP is an exclusive marketer for National Farmers Union Property and Casualty Companies and National Farmers Union Standard Insurance for Nebraska and Kansas.

Primary Contact:  Sandra Johnson


509 9th St
DeWitt, IA  52742

Phone:  800-627-8861

Territory:  Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois

Products: GL Pkg, Commercial Auto, Commercial Property, Crime, Inland Marine, BOB, Work Comp, Personal Auto & Homeowners, Dwelling, RV, Motorcycle, Umbrella

Description:  Iowa Mutual Ins. Co., an affiliate of the Motorists Insurance Group markets commercial lines and personal lines insurance products via the independent agency system, insuring the future of America's heartland.

Primary Contact:  Shawn Kimmes



911 N 149th St
Omaha, NE  68154

Phone:  402-891-8002

Territory:  Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas

ProductsExcess & Surplus Lines, Professional Lines, D&O, E&O, EPLI

DescriptionWith over 30 years experience, Muench Insurance has provided insurance products to independent agents that have added value to the industry.

Primary Contact:  Rod Muench



PO Box 80758
3401 Village Dr.
Lincoln, NE  68501

Phone:  800-228-4011

Territory:  Nebraska (contact for others)

Products:  Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, Farm

Description:  Allied is an A+ provider of multi-line insurance offerings in personal lines, commercial lines and agriculture in the state of Nebraska.

Primary Contact:  Steve Mitchell

Sales Manager:  Brad Forsberg


Nationwide Agribusiness:  C. Adam Olson


14001 University Ave
Clive, IA 50325

Phone:  515-313-4645

ProductsCommercial Insurance Premium Finance

DescriptionCommercial Premium Financing with customer solutions and flexible plans.  We take our business seriously and it starts with relationships we build.

Primary Contact:  Lisa Logan



300 W Benjamin Ave
Norfolk, NE  68702

Phone:  800-427-4091

Territory:  Nebraska only

Products: Farm & Home

Description Norfolk Mutual Insurance has been providing quality, affordable insurance for Nebraska farms and homes since 1890.

Primary Contact:  Ron Hilliges



269 Barstad Road South
PO Box 48
Cottonwood, MN 56229

Phone:  800-622-5230

Territory:  Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Iowa.

Products:  Farm, Home, Auto, Main Street Commercial, Dwelling, Umbrella and Inland Marine.

Description:  North Star Mutual is a financially stable (A+ Rated) regional carrier specializing in Farm, Home, Auto and Main Street Commercial exclusively for the Independent Agent Marketplace.

Primary Contact:  Cody Fruin

Marketing Rep (Eastern NE):  Adam Crowe

Marketing Rep (Western NE):  John Kucera 


17445 Arbor St, Ste 310
Omaha, NE  68130-4645

Phone:  402-330-8700

Territory:  Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and more.

Products:  Individual Health, Group Health, Worksite Benefits, HR Services.

Description:  OCI was founded in 2003 with the goal of helping brokers navigate the dynamic world of health insurance and employee benefits. A family-owned general agency based out of Omaha, Nebraska, OCI helps over 2,500 brokers from California to Florida and everywhere in between. Since its inception, OCI has remained steadfast in the pursuit of helping agents be successful and continues to thrive now more than ever.

Marketing Rep:  Justin Wilberger

Marketing Rep:  Eric Larson

Marketing Rep:  Nate Berger



555 Maryville University Dr, Ste 650
St. Louis, MO 63141

Phone:  800-948-2651

Territory:  Nationwide - please check our website for details.

Products:  Workers' Compensation

DescriptionPatriot specializes in workers’ compensation insurance. We develop innovative solutions that help our clients contain costs and minimize risk through customized insurance products and services.

Main Contact: Brynn Elwood




4226 S 80th St.
Omaha, NE  68127

Phone:  402-553-0373


Territory:  There are 4 locations in Nebraska to serve you.  See our website for other locations.

Products:  Water Damage, Smoke & Fire Damage, Mold, Wind & Storm Damage for Commerical or Residential.

Description:  For almost 50 years, the Paul Davis network has built its business on the promise to its customers to restore residential and commercial structures that have been damaged by fire, water, wind and storm. Paul Davis has more than 300 offices throughout the U.S. under the divisional names of Paul Davis Restoration, Paul Davis Emergency Services, Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling and Paul Davis National.

Omaha Contact: Cindy Gessert 


Lincoln Contact:  Lorrie Struve



Central NE - Contact: Tasha Jones


One Commerce Square
2005 Market St, Ste 1200
Philadelphia, PA  19103

Phone:  800-752-1895

Products:  Lumber, Woodworking, Building Material, Commercial General Liability, Umbrella & Automobile, Inland Marine

DescriptionProperty and casualty insurance to the lumber, woodworking and building material industries since 1895.  PLM provides protection for some 6,000 businesses nationwide. Its primary lines include Property, General Liability, Inland Marine, Business Automobile, Commercial Excess Liability and Equipment Breakdown coverages – a mix that is designed to protect every aspect of one's business.

Primary Contact:  Steve Firko



4000 West 114th St, Ste 250
Leawood, KS  66211

Phone:  877-439-7459

Territory:  Nationwide

Products: Commercial packages and professional liability for select niche markets.  See our website for a list of our products & services.

DescriptionPhiladelphia Insurance Companies is an A+ rated carrier that designs, markets and underwrites commercial packages and professional liability insurance for select niche markets.  We are debt free and growing!

Primary Contact: Brandon Boyack



101 N Main Avem Ste 306
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Phone:  800-852-4497

ProductsMPCI, Crop-Hail and other options.

DescriptionProAg is among the fastest growing crop insurance companies in the industry.  We strive to serve our clients’ best interests by remaining singularly focused on our specialized line of business – crop insurance.  While our nation weathers economic storms, ProAg, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of CUNA Mutual, is positioned as a financially strong and well-capitalized insurer.  With more than 80 years of service to our agents and insureds, we stand committed to the principles that ProAg was founded on:  Integrity, Loyalty, and Customer Service.

Primary Contact:  Brenda Koenig


2105 Crawford
Salina, KS  67401

Phone:  800-541-6705

Territory:  All states but HI & AK

Products:  Life, LTCDI, CI, Med. Supp. and Annuities

Description:  Producers XL is a full service brokerage that focuses its efforts on helping the independent agent wade through the many choices of Life, Annuity, Med. Supp., disability & LTC insurance choices for your clients.

Primary Contact:  Angie Hughes


5901 N 28th, Ste 101
Lincoln, NE  68504

Phone:  402-309-5450

Products: Auto, Motorcycle, Homeowners, Boat, Renters, RV, Snowmobile, ATV, Golf Cart, Classic Car, Personal Watercraft, Mobile Home, Travel Trailer, Business, Segway, Condo, Umbrella, Health, Life, Flood and Pet.  See our website for details.

Description:  The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies has always lived up to its name by being one step ahead of the insurance industry, and finding new and affordable insurance solutions. We began in 1937 with the first drive-in claims office, became the first to introduce reduced rates for low-risk drivers, and then changed the insurance shopping experience by offering comparison rates on the Web.



7333 Sunwood Dr.
Ramsey, MN  55303

Phone:  763-427-3770

Products: multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI) and FCIC-backed plans including: Yield, Revenue, Livestock, Nursery, Rain, Vegetative and more. We also offer Named Peril products such as Hail and MPD.

Description:  We have the history, the experience and the people to provide fast, simple solutions for your toughest crop insurance challenges.  America's best crop insurer, QBE NAU, provides the strong financial strength necessary in today's insurance environment for our customers' security now and for the future.

Primary Contact:  Ken Janicek

Marketing Rep:  Adam Backer


14517 F St, Ste 213
Omaha, NE   67317

Phone:  800-633-3550

ProductsFederal Crop Ins. Program, Crop Hail, Farm P & C

DescriptionRain and Hail has been serving the American farmer since 1919.  We offer farmowners coverage, auto coverage, multiperil & crop/hail insurance.

Primary Contact:  Eric Witt



300 Cherapa Place, Ste 401
PO Box 89310
Sioux Falls, SD  57109-9310

Phone:  800-732-1486

Territory:  Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin

Products:  Workers' Compensation

Description:  RAS was launched in 1989 – small, focused and determined. Since then, we have grown into a successful, secure organization, providing a broad array of products to serve our customers: employers who are challenged by the rapidly changing workers’ compensation system. Fueled by decades of expertise and steady, disciplined growth, our success is reflected in our growing number of long-term relationships and business referrals from satisfied clients.

Primary Contact: Jena Psota



3024 Harney St.
Omaha, NE  68131

Phone:  800-708-7448

TerritoryNE, IA, CO, SD, KS, MO, MN, WI, MI and IL

Products: Commercial Auto, Garage, Motor Truck Cargo, General Liability, Property & Package Risks and (large) Workers Compensation,

DescriptionRingwalt & Liesche Co. is a managing general agency and wholesale broker.  We specialize in the placement of transportation and small to medium-sized commercial lines business.

Primary Contact:  Kevin Kraft


229 SE Douglas, Ste 220
Lees Summit, MO 64063

Phone:  800-913-6696

Territory:  Nationwide

Products:  Workers Compensation, High Value Personal Lines

DescriptionRisk Innovations LLC is a commercial insurance wholesaler focused on Workers Compensation and High Value Personal Lines risks.  We have developed unique systems and provide a trained staff of licensed agents to meet your insurance needs.

Contact: Mendy Crigger  




4201 Westown Parkway, Ste 110
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Phone:  515-221-2413

Territory: Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado and Nebraska

Products:  Excess & Surplus Lines

DescriptionRisk Placement Services (RPS) is a wholesale and underwriting agency providing agents and brokers access to specialty, non-standard, surplus lines & preferred markets.

Primary Contact:  Jay Walker



4811 N Fourth Ave
PO Box 5118
Sioux Falls, SD 57117

Phone:  605-575-6506


Products:  Multi-Peril Crop, Crop Hail

Discription:  RCIS has been a leading innovator in crop insurance since 1980, when the crop insurance business was privatived by the federal government.  We provide risk management protection for more than 100 crops.  We do business in all 50 states through a national network of more than 5,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.

Primary Contact: Nicholle Renshaw   


7202 Giles Rd #4-237
LaVista, NE  68128

Phone:  402-596-2169

Territory:  Nebraska only

Products:  Preferred auto, homeowners, umbrella, dwelling fire, motorcycle, watercraft, RV and camper trailers, classic/antique auto

Description:  SAFECO Insurance is a member of Liberty Mutual Group and a personal lines carrier with national reach.  We are 100% focused on independent agents, blending our national strength with local relationships.

Primary Contact:  Jeff Ewen



3500 American Blvd W., Ste 700
Bloomington, MN 55431

Phone: 800-937-1181


Territory:  NE, IA, MN, SD, WI

Products:  Monoline Workers Compensation

Description:  SFM Mutual Insurance is service-focused monoline workers compensation carrier.  With annual policyholder retention of 94%, we provide local expertise in claims, loss control services and underwriting to help control costs for our insureds.

Marketing Rep:  Jeff Magee

Marketing Rep:  Shawn Miner


385 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102-1396
Phone:  651-310-7403

Territory:  Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
Products:  Property & Casualty Liability Lines
Description:  Travelers handles all property and casualty liability lines of insurance for the upper Midwest Region (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North & South Dakota).

Primary Contact:  Robert Anderson


1280 Office Plaza Dr
PO Box 1494
West Des Moines, IA 50305
Phone: 800-652-9515
Territory: Nebraska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Products: Local, intermediate, long-haul trucking; business auto; public auto
Description: Truckers Insurance Associates is an independently owned, full service managing general agency offering insurance products for trucking, public auto and business auto through nationally recognized property/casualty insurance companies of Northland, Zurich, Maxum and Carolina Casualty.

Primary Contact:  Doug Wilson

Marketing Rep:  Sandi Filean


118 2nd Ave. SE
PO Box 73909
Cedar Rapids, IA 52407
Phone: 800-655-7942
Territory: We sell our products through independent agents in 43 states.
Products: Commercial lines generalist and strong underwriting emphasis.  Good portfolio of Personal Lines, Bonds and Life Products.  Do not write Farm, but we do write other Ag related Businesses.
Description:  United Fire Group means service, products, profitable underwriting and franchise value to our agents.

Primary Contact:  Patrick Kane


601 S 12th St, Ste 100
PO Box 80468
Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: 402-435-4302
Territory: AZ, AR, CO, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI, WY
Products: Bonds
Description: The majority of the business written by Universal-Inland Insurance Group is contract surety. The focus is small to medium-sized contractors and the approach continues to be very traditional utilizing net worth as the primary underwriting consideration. In addition to contract surety accounts, the company writes Public Official, Probate, Judicial, License & Permit and Miscellaneous Bonds.

Primary Contact:  Jessica Marsh


6750 Antioch Rd, Ste 305
Merriam, KS  66204

Phone:  800-203-3233

Territory:  Nebraska & Iowa

Products: Property, Liability, Inland Marine, Commercial Auto, Garage, Umbrella and Professional Coverages.  Classes of Business writen: contractors, habitational, real estate and service.

Description:  For over 35 years, we have been providing expertise in the area of underwriting and brokering individual risk submissions at the absolute best price and coverage for your insured. Through strong relationships with A Rated – Excellent (By AM Best) carriers and an experienced team, we are able to offer quick turn-around time and dedicated individual service on many lines of business to our retail agents.

Primary Contact:  Glenda Dowell 


801 94th Ave N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Phone:  866-373-5663

Products:  Flood Insurance

Description:  Wright Flood is an industry leader with flood insurance as our core product. We offer federal flood insurance, excess flood coverage and leading industry expertise, earning an A- (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best and with a long standing relationship with FEMA.

Primary Contact:

Robert Scudder



206 E. 6th St
Kearney, NE  68847
Phone: 308-234-2930
Fax:  308-234-6521
Territory: Nebraska Only
CategoryProducts:  Water mitigation, heat drying with thermal energy systems, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Mold Remediation.
Description: Progressive, locally owned company serving the Tri-Cities and beyond.  We offer large loss, heat drying, water mitigation and fire/smoke restoration.  We also provide continuing education opportunities on a regular basis and as requested.

Primary Contact:  Dave Keiter