Steve purchased the agency in 2012 after a successful background in the banking industry. Steve is very active in the Ames community serving on several boards and committees. Steve works with all lines of insurance focusing on helping his clients understand and manage risk by building strong relationships and focusing on their unique needs. Steve is a graduate of UNI
Susan is a Commercial Account Manager. She earned her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2004. Susan has worked in the insurance industry since 1984 and has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 1994.
Cat is a Personal Lines Account Manager. She is a Certified Insurance Service Representative and a Certified Insurance Counselor. Cat has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 2000.
Kathy manages the agency in the areas of marketing, HR, carrier communication and sales management. In addition she is an agent writing all lines of business with a focus on life and health products. She has worked in the insurance industry since 1990 and has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 2004.
Reid joined Knapp Tedesco in 2017 and works as a Personal Lines Account Manager. He has worked in the insurance industry as a Personal Lines Underwriter since 2015.
Andrew began at Knapp Tedesco in 2015 after spending 14 years working as a commercial lines underwriter in the insurance industry. He has been an Ames resident since 1997 and is very active in the community serving on various boards and committees.
Jolene writes group health, individual health, life, and employee benefits insurance. Jolene is a graduate of Iowa State University and has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 1983.
Julie joined Knapp Tedesco Insurance in January, 2019. Julie began her insurance career in 1978 and prior to joining KT owned her own independent agency for 14 years. Julie lives in Ames and is an Iowa State University alum. She holds her CLU and CPCU designations. Julie works with all lines of insurance and is very knowledgeable and well respected in the insurance industry.
Sharon works in our accounting and administrative support department and has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 2008.
Becky works in our accounting and administrative support department and has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 2005.
Nolan joined Knapp Tedesco in May of 2017 and works in our Commercial Lines department prospecting and sourcing new business. Nolan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and has a degree in Marketing.
Shannon Howie is Account Manager focusing on Commercial Lines. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a major in Finance and certificate in Risk Management & Insurance. Since graduating in 2009 she has worked in Insurance focusing on Commercial Lines through various roles on the servicing and marketing sides of the business and has continued her education earning her Certified Insurance Counselor and Associate in Risk Management designations.
Cerissa is a Commercial Lines Account Manager. She holds the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor. Cerissa has been with Knapp Tedesco Insurance since 2005.