Principal & Investment Professional
Todd joined McKay Group in 2007 after starting a successful management career with Hy-Vee and receiving his BA in Marketing from Simpson College. Todd holds Series 7 and Series 66 licenses as well as licensure for personal, commercial, life, and health insurance. Making him well-versed in the full range of client needs as co-owner and president of McKay Group.
Todd is also very busy outside the office, currently serving on the Knoxville Hospital Board of Trustees and Pine Knolls Golf Club Board. Todd is also well-known for his knowledge of the craft beer industry, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelsi, and their daughter, Harper.
Principal & CIC
Scott joined the group in 2001 and is licensed in all lines of insurance with a focus on Breweries, Sports, Special Events, Non-Profits and Risk Management. He earned is Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2005. Scott is active in the community through downtown revitalization projects, economic development, and serves on both the Knoxville Library Board and Planning and Zoning Commission.
With a background in health clinic management, Carol joined the group in 2001. Her duties as office manager expanded to include 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 accounting, hoping to free up more time to enjoy her grandchildren. Carol also enjoys outdoor activities on her farm, gardening, and traveling.
Brad has over 20 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 who earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2017. Brad has the professional experience and personal character and integrity you can trust to satisfy your personal, commercial business, life, health, and farm insurance needs. Brad is actively involved in his church, and in his free time he likes to play golf and attend his kids’ sporting events.
Finance & Operations Manager
Taylor joined McKay Group in July of 2015 in an administrative role. She is licensed in personal, commercial, life, and health insurance. Her education background includes a BA in Political Science from Iowa State University in 2012. She also participated in Leadership Red Rock in 2017-2018. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jimmy, their dog, Cooper, and extended family, being involved in church, cheering on the Cyclones, and traveling.
Commercial Lines Account Representative, CIC
Tanya has been with McKay Group since August of 2008. She received her General Lines Agent License for property and casualty in 2003 and earned her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2021. Her focus is in Commercial Lines Insurance where she serves as the Large Account Manager. It is her privilege to serve the public by striving to be the best she can be every day 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!
Commercial Lines Account Representative
Sandy became part of the McKay Group when Knoxville Insurance Agency joined McKay in 2017. Sandy has 23 years’ insurance experience, and is licensed in personal, commercial business, and farm insurance lines. Sandy has an outstanding record of customer service and is known for her knowledge in taking care of clients. In her free time Sandy enjoys spending time with her six grandchildren, as well as gardening.
Brenda came to the McKay Group in September of 2017 and really enjoys working with small business and non-profit clients. Brenda came to McKay with several years’ experience working in personal lines at American Family Insurance and Farm Bureau offices in Pella. She began her insurance career working for Noridian Medicare Part B in the Appeals and Inquiry Division in Prairie City. Brenda is an Iowa State University alumnus. Occasionally she volunteers at Gifts on Jefferson in the Pella Regional Health Center and is an active member at the Pella United Methodist Church. Brenda and her husband enjoy traveling around Iowa and the Midwest to watch dirt track racing.
Personal Lines Agent
Amy joined McKay Group in 2017 after moving to Knoxville with her husband from Colorado. Amy has been in the insurance industry for almost 16 years and has her personal lines insurance license. When not working Amy enjoys being outdoors & spending as much time as possible with her family.
Ashley joined McKay Group in January of 2019 as a Personal Lines Agent. Her education background includes a BA in Business Administration and Masters in Business Leadership from William Penn University. She has over 8 years of insurance experience and is licensed in property, casualty, life and health insurance. In her free time Ashley enjoys attending concerts, sporting events, and spending time with her family and friends.
Silent Sports Services, CIC
Meg joined the agency as a part of a school-to-work program in 2004. She earned her Personal and Commercial Lines licenses in 2007, Accident and Health license in 2016, and Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2020. Meg specializes in Silent Sports, Special Events and Non-Profit Insurance. She is active in the community as a member of the Marion County Master Gardeners and Knoxville Federated Garden Club, and she also serves as a plot owner/caretaker at the Bessie Spaur Butterfly Garden. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, gardening, and baking.
Silent Sports Services
Kalie has been with McKay Group since 2006 and became a licensed agent in 2008. Through varied positions she has found her passion serving our Silent Sports clients. Outside of work she enjoys sports, outdoor living, and spending time with family and friends.
Silent Sports Services & Health Agent
Samantha graduated from Simpson College in 2009 with a BA in Marketing. She has over 10 years’ experience in the insurance business and holds licensure for personal, commercial, life, and health insurance. She joined McKay Group in March of 2013 as receptionist and a personal lines agent. She currently works in our Health and Silent Sports Services departments. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband, Austin, and their daughter, Emberly. They enjoy going to their family lake house, working on home projects together, being involved at their church, road biking on Iowa’s bike trails, traveling, camping, and walking their dog, Nova.
Marilyn joined McKay Insurance Agency in March of 2019 after 16 years with Robert Auld Investments as an office assistant. She has enjoyed learning new experiences and assisting clients.
When not working Marilyn and her husband Gary enjoy spending time with their 4 grandchildren and attending their activities. She also loves to work outdoors with her flowers.