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At Knapp Tedesco Insurance, our goal is to make sure you are 100% satisfied with your experience at our agency. We’d like to share your words with others….so they know what to expect from us too!


"A few years ago, in conjunction with retirement planning, we decided to conduct a comprehensive review of our insurance coverages. KnappTedesco provided us with options that included a price competitive bundled insurance package with a reputable national company. We were pleased with the friendly and professional staff in addressing our current and future needs and foresee continued great service."

- Jerry and Joyce Greving, Ames, IA

"I've been a customer with Knapp Tedesco since 1972. Your staff has always made me feel like a close family member. Whenever a situation arose, they were always quick to respond, and made the "ouch" go away. Thanks again KT for your help and service.!"

– Tim Clark, Pearland, TX

"Great service. Very knowledgable. Helped us find new insurance after a serious accident caused our previous insurance to drop us. They find us affordable but good coverage and are constantly checking to make sure we have the best coverage with no holes. Wouldn't go anywhere else now. Awesome company and great people."

– Alyssa Dannen, Huxley, IA

"I have been with Knapp Tedesco insurance for over 13 years and they have always given me terrific service and help when planning my insurance needs. They do their best to provide the best deal that will meet our needs. Thanks Knapp Tedesco for being there when we need you!"

– Karen Good, Ames, IA

"We've been with Knapp-Tedesco for over 30 years and even though we don't live in Ames we feel we get the best service possible."

– Mark Johnson, Cedar Rapids, IA

“Nelson Electric has a 105-year history in Ames. Our tradition of offering great service at a fair price has been complimented by our partners in business. We have appreciated the opportunity to do business with another long-standing local business -- Knapp Tedesco Insurance. The agency understands our business, from workers compensation to general liability to auto insurance and has always been prompt and customer service-driven. We look forward to many more years of doing business with Knapp Tedesco Insurance.”

-Chris Nelson, Nelson Electric Co, Ames, IA

"With Knapp Tedesco I get sound advice regarding my insurance needs with no pressure. And when I call with questions I talk to a real live person with real good answers! What more could you want in an insurance company?!"

– Roger Twito, Ames, IA

"Several years ago I switched all of my insurance policies to Knapp-Tedesco from a national insurance provider. My only regret is that I didn't do it sooner. My agent at Knapp-Tedesco did a very thorough needs-analysis and matched the right coverage and the right carrier to my needs. I've always believed that "people buy from people the know, they like and they trust'....and that's why I do business with the very friendly, knowledgeable and professional team at Knapp-Tedesco".

-Lee Griffin, Ames, IA

"We appreciate the very personal and prompt service we receive from Knapp Tedesco. Jolene and her associates are always so helpful."

– Rob Rebarcak,DC, Rebarcak Chiropractic, Ames, IA

"We've been with Knapp Tedesco Ins. for years and Jolene Randall has been the agent we've counted on to handle our company medical plan from year to year. She does a great job of researching different companies to find us the plan that best suits our small business."

– Wayne Larson, Wayne Larson Collision Specialists, Ames, IA

"I have appreciated working with Jolene over the years. She has always been helpful regarding our insurance needs. She gets answers to questions, no matter how big or small, in a timely manner. She works hard to ensure we get the best insurance for our money. It is also good to know that the other support staff are just as capable and available if need be. I would recommend Knapp Tedesco to anyone for either professional or personal needs."

– Tami Manfull, HPC, LLC, Ames, IA

"I have been with Knapp Tedesco insurance a long time. I have my home, my car and my truck insurance there. I have always had GREAT service and been treated as more than just a customer at Knapp Tedesco. Great company to do business with."

– Mike Jensen, Story City, IA

"I always feel welcome from the first minute I step into the building, until I leave - from the warm reception and greeting, to the heartfelt thank-you and good-bye."

– Traci Faber, Ames, IA

"We have enjoyed our association with Knapp Tedesco Insurance. Jolene, in particular, has given us excellent service. She is friendly and professional and is willing to meet with us as a group or individually to answer any questions that arise. Jolene assists us with planning and reviewing our insurance needs and works to find us the best rates available. The fact that Knapp Tedesco is locally owned and operated is another plus. We would definitely recommend them!"

– Mark Leeper, River Valley Credit Union, Ames, IA

"We have been with Knapp-Tedesco since 1971 and couldnt ask for anything better.They have been there for us several times and always willing to help give us the best. Thank you."

– Rod & Sandy McAlister, Jewell, IA

"Jolene Randall from the Knapp Tedesco group does an excellent job support Ag Leader in their benefit needs. She always responds in a timely manner and did an excellent job reducing our Short Term Disability and Life Insurance costs."

–Robert Hejlik, Ag Leader Technology, Ames, IA

"Our company has been with Knapp-Tedesco Insurance for over 40 years. Over those 40+ years they have always worked to get us competitive rates and most importantly maintained first class customer service, beginning with Ted Tedesco and then Brian Anderson. We have had positive business relationships with Steve Goodhue in the past and we have all the confidence that Steve will continue to provide us with the products and customer service we have come accustomed to at Knapp-Tedesco Insurance."

- Rick Thompson, Gary Thompson Oil Co., Ames, Ia.

"Knapp Tedesco has been our insurance agent for over 20 years. We look forward to working with them over the next 20 years!"

– Gayle & Lee Huey, Ames, IA

"I have used Knapp Tedesco for my insurance needs for more than 15 years. It is such a pleasure to work with them because they always respond to my questions right away. But, more importantly, when I've had claims to report they are handled quickly and efficiently. Those experiences give me a sense of security that is greatly appreciated."

– Janice Miller, Ankeny, IA

"Great customer service, competitive rates, and that personal touch. No one treats you like Brian, Jolene, and their friendly staff. That's why we have been with Knapp Tedesco for over 40 years. I recommend them to everyone."

– Wayne Harris, Harris TV & Appliance, Ames

"I have been using Knapp Tedesco for over 8 years and I have always been pleased with their service. Ann Renfrow is kind and attentive and prompt in replying to my questions. She started helping me when I was a college student overwhelmed with auto insurance options and she has helped me ever since!"

– Bethany Moore, Ames, Ia.

"We have been a customer of Knapp-Tedesco for many years and have always enjoyed prompt and courteous service."

– Richard Hade, Ames, Ia.

"I have used Knapp Tedesco for all of my insurance needs including home, car and health. They are nothing but organized, pleasant and very good at what they do. I have appreciated all of the help and service over the years."

– Jody Kapustka, Nevada, Ia.

"Knapp Tedesco has been my personal agent for years. This wonderful team provides professional service with a personal touch every time!"

– Mary Millard, Rippey, Ia.

"Personal service is far superior at KnappTedesco than at our previous carrier. Jolene has provided us with creative solutions to keep our premiums under control and affordable."

– Tim Wallen, ACE Community Credit Union, Ames, Ia

"The staff at Knapp Tedesco has been very helpful in planning and reviewing our insurance needs. They are very friendly and responsive. We've been with them forever!"

– Nancy Degner, Iowa Beef Industry Council, Ames, Ia.

"Many companies, including Metropolitan, Geico and Allstate claim lower rates. In fact quotes from these companies were as much as 2 1/2 times what I pay at Knapp Tedesco. Plus, no one could give better service."

– Lawrence Roden, Huxley Ia.

"We have been with Knapp Tedesco for 36+ years and appreciate everything Brian and his associates do for us. They are extremely pleasant to work with and very quick to respond to any and all of our needs. A great company!"

– Jerry Wille, Curry-Wille & Associates, Ames, Ia.

"We have loved our experience with Knapp Tedesco Insurance. All of the staff is so warm and inviting that they make you feel as if you've been friends with them for years. I recommend them to everyone I know!"

– Michelle Doyle, Tommy's Salon, LLC., Ames, Ia.