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Meet Our Team of Experts

  • Todd Chambers

    Investment Professional & Principal
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Todd joined McKay Insurance Agency in 2007 following a successful management career with Hy-Vee and receiving his BA in Marketing from Simpson College.  Holding Series 7 and Series 66 licenses, as well as licensure for personal, commercial, life, and health insurance, Todd was well-equipped to become co-owner and president of McKay Insurance Agency, Inc.

    Outside of the office, Todd stays busy, currently serving on the Knoxville Hospital Board of Trustees, on the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Foundation, and volunteer opportunities at Celebrate Community Church and the Rotary Club.  Todd also enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelsi, and their daughter, Harper.

  • Scott Ziller

    CIC, Agency Principal
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Scott joined us in 2001. He came with an Associate of Arts in Graphic Design and soon after was licensed in all lines of insurance. He earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2005. Scott specializes in Silent Sports, Special Events and Non-Profit Insurance and Risk Management. He is active in the community through Rotary, Streetscape/Downtown Revitalization committee, Chamber of Commerce, Red Rock Arts Alliance and serves on the board for Pine Knolls Country Club.

  • Carol Pearson

    Finance Manager
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    With a background in health clinic management, Carol joined the agency in 2001. Her office manager duties expanded to also handle Silent Sports Insurance and she became a licensed agent in 2007. In 2014 she began to focus more of her time on agency management and agency accounting hoping to free up her time to enjoy her grandchildren.  Carol volunteers with the Marion County 4-H Foundation, Marion County Cattlemen, and New Covenant Church. She enjoys outdoor activities on her farm, gardening, quilting & traveling.

  • Taylor Goff

    Office Manager
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Taylor joined the agency in July of 2015 in an administrative role.  She is responsibile for the agency’s marketing presence on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.  Her educational background includes a BA in Political Science from Iowa State University. She comes with a background in agriculture and enjoys keeping up with current events.  She has experience in fundraising and event planning, in addition to her volunteer work with the Y and 4-H. 

     

  • Brad Veenstra

    Agent
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Brad has over 15 years in the insurance business. Since graduating with an Accounting Degree from Dordt College in 1998, Brad has served Marion and Mahaska County residents by protecting assets with insurance products expertly suited to client needs. Brad is a licensed independent agent with the professional experience and personal character and integrity you can trust to satisfy your personal, commercial business, life, health, and farm insurance needs.

  • Tanya Hurst

    Commercial Lines Account Representative
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Tanya has been with McKay Insurance Agency since August of 2008.  She received her General Lines Agent License for property and Casualty in 2003 and achieved her Accredited Customer Service Representative(ACSR) designation in 2004.  She has specialized in Personal Lines Insurance for most of her career but in 2011 successfully transitioned to primarily support commercial lines customers.  Currently she is serving as the Large Accounts Manager.  It is her privilege to serve the public by striving every day to be the best that she can be and provide the best service to her clients with a passion for their best interest. In her spare time she loves spending time with God, family, and friends
     

  • Kellen Glover

    Commercial Lines Account Representative and Health Agent
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Kellen joined McKay Insurance Agency in January of 2016 as a multiline agent. Kellen graduated from Grand View University with a degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. He is licensed in Personal and Commercial lines as well as Life and Health insurance. He spends most of his time in the commercial lines and health insurance for our agency. In his free time he enjoys working out, golfing and spending time with his family and English Bulldog Hank.

  • Sandy Clark

    Commercial Lines Account Representative
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Sandy joined the Knoxville Insurance Agency team in 2009 and is licensed to service personal, commercial business, and farm insurance lines. She is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable customer service representative with an outstanding record of demonstrating care for her clients. Sandy has over 30 years of combined customer service experience drawn from insurance and photography fields. She is a lifelong learner that has taken several courses to enrich her ability to excel in her work and positively impact customers through service.

  • Terri Van Ryswyk

    Commercial Lines Account Representative
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Teri joined McKay Insurance in 2011 and brings over 20 years of well-rounded insurance experience from time at insurance companies and other independent agencies. She works with commercial clients and agents to make sure everything is in order. In her free time Teri enjoys music and accompanying at church services, reading and sightseeing travel. 

  • Darcy DeVries

    Personal Lines and Health Agent
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    ddevries@mckayinsagency.com

    Darcy joined McKay Insurance in 2003 after 2 years at Allied Insurance. She brought great background of Allied products and knowledge to the agency. She takes great pride in providing exceptional service to her personal lines and health clients with a special focus following up on claims. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandsons.

  • Lexi Derby

    Personal Lines Agent
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Lexi joined McKay Insurance in April of 2015 after moving to Knoxville from Plattsmouth, NE. She is the newest agent in our Personal Lines Team and is studying for further licenses. While she isn’t working, Lexi enjoys being outdoors and spending her time with friends and family.

  • Morgan Rozenboom

    Personal Lines Agent
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Morgan joined the Knoxville Insurance Agency team in February of 2016 and made the transition to McKay Insurance Agency in January of 2017. She is licensed in personal lines and is working towards others. She takes great pride in providing great service to her customers. Outside of work she enjoys being a mom, spending time with friends and family and being outdoors.

  • Meg Carruthers

    Silent Sports Services
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Meg joined the agency as a part of the school to work program in 2004. She earned her personal and commercial lines licenses in 2007 and has since focused on Silent Sports and special event insurance. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, crafts and baking.

  • Kalie Swayne

    Silent Sports Services
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Kalie has beeen with McKay Insurance Agency since 2006 and became a licensed agent in 2008.  Through varied positions she has found her passion servicing our Silent Sports clients.   Outside of work she enjoys sports, outdoor living and spending time with family and friends.

     

  • Samantha Ollinger

    Silent Sports Services
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Samantha graduated from Simpson College in 2009 with a BA in Marketing. Since graduation, she has had over 6 years of experience in the insurance business and holds licensure for personal, commercial, life and health insurance. She joined McKay Insurance Agency in March of 2013 as receptionist and personal lines agent, left in 2015 to work for Merchants Bonding Company and in March of 2017 has re-joined our agency to work in our Silent Sports Services department. In her free time she likes to spend time with her husband, Austin, going to their family lake house, working on home projects together, being involved at their church Living Waters Fellowship, road biking on Iowa’s bike trails, traveling, camping with family, and walking their dog Nova.

  • Sadi Ball

    Receptionist
    Office: 641-715-9923
    Fax: 641-828-2013
    106 E. Main
    Knoxville IA 50138
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    Sadi joined McKay Insurance Agency in July of 2016 as the receptionist. Sadi graduated from William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa with a degree in Business Management. In her free time, she enjoys working out, spending time with family and friends and being involved in racing with her husband, Jamie.