Why are we here?
We wanted a place to work that we could build up from scratch – same as many of our clients have done with their businesses. We wanted to spend our time working with people that love to do the same things we love to do…riding, growing, building and selling. We didn’t pick the industries we specialize in because they are easy, or because they pay well. We picked them because they make up the world we already live, work and play in.
What do we hope to become?
We are working hard for you to become the Midwest’s premiere agency for Agri-business, construction, farms and ranches.
How will we do it?
It starts with our people! We will earn and keep your business by always providing service with a sense of urgency.
Who’s on our team?
Kevin Charleston – Owns and lives on a ranch where he and his wife raise livestock and work with horses. Attended college on a Rodeo scholarship to ride bulls. His daughters grew up barrel racing and roping. For the last twenty years, he has been working with business owners to manage their risk.
Chip Cortez – Born and raised in Carthage, Missouri. Achieved a Bachelors Degree in Agri-Business – Sales & Marketing. Now owns a farm outside of Carthage, MO in which he enjoys his horses and participating in National and Midwest Team Ropings. Chip has been helping farmers & ranchers with their insurance needs for almost five years.
Robin Smith – Born and raised on a farm in Miller, Missouri where they raised cattle and sheep. Spent several years assisting farmers with crop insurance. She has been helping insurance clients for more than 18 years. Her husband owns his own concrete contracting business.
Linda Fix – She and her husband live on a farm, where they own and manage a cow/calf operation. Her husband has a degree in Poultry Science and has worked in the poultry industry for 30 years. She was the Controller of an area implement dealership. Now she uses her experience (and her MBA) to handle all the financial matters for Specialty Risk Insurance.
Stephanie Martin – Grew up on a farm where she learned to show AQHA Horses in the Western Pleasure style. Worked in small town Middle America helping farmers and contractors with their insurance for the last 10 years. She has personally helped her dad build his last 2 houses and is now helping with his third.