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ALBION

Jeff Noble

Jeff is the Branch Manager and Customer Service Agent (CSA) in Albion.  Jeff became associated with the Albion National Insurance Agency in January of 1980, which merged with Cornerstone Insurance Group in 2005.  He has also served on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska.  Jeff and his wife, Carol, have three daughters, three sons-in-law and two grandsons and one granddaughter. 

Christy Carlson

Christy is an Administrative Assistant/Customer Service Agent (CSA).  Christy began her insurance career with Cornerstone Insurance in November of 2011.  She received her Property & Casualty License and Crop License in 2012.  Christy and her husband, Chad, have a daughter and live near St. Edward on the Carlson’s farm.

Jenny Eason

Jenny is an Administrative Assistant/Customer Service Agent (CSA).  She began her insurance career with Cornerstone in 2011, and is licensed in Property & Casualty, Crop and MPCI as well as Life & Health.  Jenny resides in Cedar Rapids and is very involved with her family and friends, and in fundraising events for the community.
 

AURORA

Steve Gustafson

Steve is the Branch Manager and Customer Service Agent (CSA) in Aurora.  He graduated from Trinity College in 1971 and farmed in the Phillips area until 2003 when he joined the Cornerstone family.  He received his insurance and real estate licenses in 1991 and earned the Agribusiness & Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) designation in 2009.  Steve and his wife, Marilyn, have three children and eight grandchildren.

Ione Arnett

Ione is the Administrative Assistant at our Aurora Insurance Branch.  Ione joined Cornerstone Insurance Group in January of 2011.  Ione and her husband, Roger, live in Aurora.  They have one son and a granddaugter.

Ann Heinen

Ann joined Cornerstone Insurance Group in September of 2013 as a Produce/Customer Service Agent (CSA).  Ann has been in the insurance business since 1989 and has earned the LUTCF designation.  She is licensed in Property & Casualty, Crop, Life, Annuities, Health and Variable Contracts.  Ann lives in Central City and has one daughter.

Wendy Perry

Wendy joined Cornerstone Insurance Group in Aurora in January of 2012 as a Producer/Customer Service Agent (CSA).  Wendy has been in the insurance business since 2002.  She and her husband Alan live in Aurora and have two grown children.

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BARTLETT

Travis Petska

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CLAY CENTER

Dave Bondegard

Dave has been in the insurance business since 1972 and grew up in the area.  Dave and his wife, Sharon, have four grown children and three grandchildren. 

Dick Brehm

Dick is the Cornerstone Insurance Group Manager/Customer Service Agent (CSA) in Clay Center.  Prior to merging with Cornerstone Insurance Group on February 1, 2008, Dick owned his own agency for 34 years.  Dick and his wife, Sharon, have three grown children and five grandchildren. 

Linda Hagemeier

Linda is a Customer Service Agent (CSA) for Cornerstone Insurance Group in Clay Center.  Linda obtained her Property & Casualty license in 2000.  She and her husband, Tim, have four children. 

Philip Janda

Philip is licensed in Property and Casualty and Crop Insurance.  Phil lives in Clay Center with his wife, Michelle, and has 3 children.

Elaine Shuck

Elain is a Customer Service Agent (CSA).  She began her insurance career in August 2011.  In August 2013 she joined Cornerstone Insurance Group in Clay Center.  She has her Property & Casualty and Health and Life insurance licenses.  Elaine and her son live in Edgar.

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COLUMBUS

Dolan Larsen

Dolan has been the Cornerstone Insurance Group Branch Manager/Customer Service Agent (CSA) in Columbus since 2009.  He has his Property & Casualty license and Crop insurance license.  Dolan and his wife, Bonnie, live in Columbus and have three grown children and two grandchildren.

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HARVARD

Rick Schwindt

Rick is the Cornerstone Insurance Group Manager/Customer Service Agent (CSA) in Harvard.  He is a life-long resident of Harvard and a graduate of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

Ruby Adam

Ruby is the Administrative Assistant as well as a Customer Service Agent (CSA) in the Harvard office.  She and her husband Darrel live in Harvard and have five grown children. 

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POLK

Scott Scheierman

Scott is the Branch Manager and Customer Service Agent (CSA) in Polk.  Scott started his career with Cornerstone Insurance in 2011 and is licensed in Property & Casualty and Crop Insurance.  He and his wife, Shannon, have five children and reside outside of Aurora.  Originally from Sutton, Scott graduated from Hastings College and returned home to operate the family farm for 13 years.  He has many interests which include law, markets and coaching.

Sarah Carlstrom

Sarah began her career with Cornerstone Bank in 2010 and also works with Cornerstone Insurance Group as a Customer Service Agent (CSA).  She is licensed to sell Property and Casualty insurance.  Sarah and her husband, Terry, have two boys and reside near Polk.  

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ST. EDWARD

Denny Schack

Denny is the Branch Manager and Customer Service Agent (CSA) in St. Edward.  He started with Cornerstone in December 2007 and has been in the life insurance business since 1988.  Denny and his wife, Cathy, have two children and three grandchildren. 

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 SHELTON

Joann Hulme

Joann is the Manager/Customer Service Agent (CSA) at the Shelton branch.  She has worked in banking since 1997 and Insurance since 2006.  Joann has her Property and Casualty license and her Crop license.  She and her husband, Tom, have three children and live on a farm outside of Cairo and raise cattle. 

Erica Clark

Erica is a Customer Service Agent (CSA) at the Shelton branch.  She has been in banking since 2009 and was in Insurance for several years prior.  She grew up in York and has lived in Shelton since 2006.  Erica and her husband, Ryan, have two children. 

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STROMSBURG

Marsha Newcomer

Marsha, CISR, is the Branch Manager and Customer Service Agent (CSA) at the Stromsburg branch.  Marsha started her career in insurance in 1992 and joined Cornerstone Insurance in 2002.  Marsha and her husband, Mark, have two children.  

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YORK

Todd Anderson

Todd is the Branch Manager for the Main Bank office and is also the Crop Insurance Manager for the agency.  He began his insurance career in 1989 as an adjuster for crop insurance and later became an agent in 1997.  He joined Cornerstone Insurance in November of 2000.  He and his wife, Barbara, have four daughters and three grandchildren.

Traci Butzke

Traci, CISR, is a Produce/CSA and started with Cornerstone Insurance Group in 2003.  She earned her Property and Casualty license in July 2004 and her Crop license in November 2006.  Traci and her husband, Kevin, have one son. 

Janice Hamilton

Janice is the Agency Trainer/Customer Service Agent (CSA).  She began working for Albion National Bank in 1998 and moved into the Insurance Agency in 2001.  In April of 2011, Janice moved to Cornerstone Insurance Group in York .  Janice and her husband, Tim, have four children and five grandchildren. 

Diana Heiden

Diana is a Customer Service Agent (CSA) and obtained her Property and Casualty license in August 2007 and her Life and Health license in April 2008.  Diana and her husband, Gordon, live on a farm south of Waco.

Ann Hurst

Ann is a Commercial Lines Customer Service Agent (CSA) and obtained her CISR designation in July of 2007.  When not at work, Ann spends the majority of her time with her daughter, Alia, attending her various school activities. 

Kelly Kadavy

Kelly Kadavy is the Assistant Manager/Insurance Product Specialist.  Kelly began his insurance career in 2002 after graduating from Doane College.  He has earned the designation of CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) and AU (Associate in Underwriting).  He and his wife, Amy, have two children. 

Lois Klone

Lois is the Administrative Assistant for the York First Street location.  She joined the Cornerstone Bank family in June of 2004.  Lois and her husband, Jerry, live in York.

Janelle Medinger

Janelle, CISR, is the Accounting Manager and a Customer Service Agent.  Janelle and her husband, John, live in York. 

Audrey Newton

Audrey is an Administrative Assistant at the Main Bank office and obtained her Property and Casualty Insurance license in June 2008.  Audrey is married and has a daughter and two step-children. 

Brenda Rasmussen

Brenda is a Customer Service Agent (CSA).  She began her insurance career in North Dakota.  After moving to Nebraska she joined Cornerstone Insurance Group in April 2012 and has obtained her Property and Casualty license in June 2012.  Brenda and her husband have three children.

Ben Royal

Ben is the General Manager of Cornerstone Insurance Group.  Ben began his insurance career in 1995.  While specializing in business insurance, he is also licensed to sell all lines of personal insurance products.  A native of Palmyra, Ben is a graduate of Peru State College with a Bachelor of Science degree and has earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor.  He and his wife, Jamie, have three children. 

Carol Scherer

Carol is a Personal Lines Customer Service Agent (CSA) with Cornerstone Insurance Group.  She started her insurance work when she went to pay her premium and the agent couldn’t find the billing in his mess of papers.  The comment was made that he could use some help and that was the start of a career.   Carol has also worked with Commercial Lines Customers and agency management.  She has two grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.

Byron Schlueter

Byron is a Producer/Customer Service Agent (CSA).  A graduate of Kearney State College with a degree in Business Administration, Byron began his career in the insurance industry in 1987.  He and his wife, Diana, have two children and nine grandchildren. 

Trey Strong

Trey is an Insurance Trainee.  He is a graduate of Twin River High School in Genoa and completed his Bachelor’s Degree at UNL.  Trey and his wife, Ali, live in York.

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