Meet Our Staff
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Who we are
Our team of insurance agents and brokers come from a mix of backgrounds and specialties. We have long time seasoned agents, prior carrier rep agents, and newly licensed agents. This gives our agency a diversified group that can handle any client’s needs.
President & Broker
Todd began his career as an insurance agent over 10 years ago. Graduating with a BS in Marketing / Minor in Management, he decided to leave the corporate world and settle in with JJI Agency. His experience in sales and technology has given the small agency an edge over others. Todd is licensed in multiple states with his Life/Health and Property & Casualty license. He has 2 children and lives in St Joseph, MO. Todd enjoys outside activities, biking, running and spending time with his grown kids.
CEO & Broker
John began his career in the early 70’s with Prudential. Purchasing an agency in rural NW Missouri in 1985, John decided to focus his primary industry in the Health Insurance arena. John is licensed with Life/Health, Property & Casualty licenses in both Kansas and Missouri. Choosing to do business in rural Northwest Missouri, John made his family home in Stewartsville, MO and raised 4 children. Active with various charitable organizations and church, John and his wife Nancy continue to be an active part of the business. John enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Office Manager & Broker
Sara grew up on a farm in Northwest Missouri where working hard and being honest were ingrained from an early age. She brings a wide range of experience to our agency and has a profound understanding of how benefits administration affects an employee and an employer. Her previous jobs have given her a strong foundation in law, ethics, problem resolution, business practices and customer service. Sara’s focus for the last 15 years has been Human Resources and Office Management. Sara believes that the greatest skill you can bring to any situation is empathy. “You have to put yourself in the other person’s shoes to understand their need and help them”. Sara and her husband, Dennis, live in Savannah. They have four sons and two grandchildren. Sara enjoys knitting, spending time with her family and beekeeping.
Senior Market Specialist & Broker
Lance Rich joins John Joe Insurance as the Senior Market Specialist specializing in assisting with Medicare related products. Lance began his career in insurance in the Medicare supplement field at Source Medicare. Lance brings a marketing background to the team. He previously has served as the president of a state marketing association in his home state of Kentucky. He also has a background in social media and in retail management. Lance has a long relationship with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In addition to serving as a camp counselor, he has produced benefits that have raised thousands of dollars for the organization. Lance is also a magician.
Our team of insurance agents is based in St. Joseph, MO and provides Northwest Missouri with group benefit insurance and individual health insurance options. We keep employers, employees, and individuals compliant with ACA guidelines. Our agents offer Medicare Supplement plans and Prescription Drug Plans (Medicare Part D), as well as group and individual Dental insurance and vision insurance.
1802 Union St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501