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  • Dana Ramundt

    President
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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  • Cory Holland

    Vice President
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Mobile: 515-210-2738
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Cory has been in the insurance industry since 1992. He spent 9 years as an insurance company underwriter prior to joining The Dana Company in 2001. He earned his CPCU designation in 1998. His specialty is working with clients on their business insurance, including auto, workers compensation, E&O, bonds, and D&O needs. He is a graduate from Central College in Pella, IA with a B.A. in Accounting.

  • Marv Hiddleson

    CFO
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Marv has been the Chief Financial Officer for The Dana Company since 1997. Marv worked for Iowa Des Moines National Bank in their Audit Department from 1959-1963. He then worked for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co CPA Firm from 1963-1974, specializing in Bank and Savings & Loan audits plus taxation. From 1974-1991, he was the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of American Federal Savings and Loan Association. Marv was the Chief Financial Officer for FiServe from 1991-1996. Marv has a tremendous loyalty to The University of Iowa. He serves in several volunteer capacities for the institution. Marve has been a season ticket holder for the University of Iowa football and basketball games since 1974. He has attended numerous bowl games. Marv and his wife Ruth live in West Des Moines. They have two married daughters and five grandchildren. Marv graduated from The University of Iowa in 1959 with a B.S. in Commerce, majoring in Accounting. He passed the CPA examination on his first attempt in 1964.

  • Bob Barnes

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Bob started his insurance sales career in 1960. His continuing education includes the following designations: Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow. Bob specializes in personal lines insurance: home, auto, and life. He is also a commercial lines agent. Bob has a B.A. in Economics from Loras College.

  • Jeff Gordon

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Jeff has been in the insurance industry since 1984. As a producer of all lines, he specializes in business insurance, focusing on helping clients understand and manage their risk. Jeff holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation as well as a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow.

  • Dave Mackowski

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Dave has been in the insurance business since 1991. He specializes in property casualty insurance including personal and commercial lines. He believes in a consultative selling approach where the client understands their exposures and options. Dave lives in West Des Moines with his wife Tammy and daughter Nicole. Dave graduated with a B.S. from Iowa State University. He then acquired his teaching certification from the University of Texas. He also holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

  • Geoff Matlock

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Geoff has been in the insurance industry since 2010 and joined The Dana Company in 2013. With his background in risk management and safety, it was natural for Geoff to focus on contractor and trucking clients as they present unique risk management needs. Geoff is a commercial insurance specialist including property, general liability, equipment, workers compensation, auto, umbrella, and bonds. 

  • Gary McMaster

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Gary brings 30 years of experience to The Dana Company. He is an all lines agent, specializing in personal lines. Gary and his wife reside in Urbandale. His hobbies are golf, fishing, and hunting. Gary has three children and five grandchildren.

  • Bill Pratti

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Bill has been in the insurance industry since 1997. He spent 12 years as an agent and sales manager prior to joining The Dana Company in 2009. His specialty is working with clients on their personal insurance needs, as well as life and annuities. He attended the University of Arkansas. Bill and his wife Jennifer reside in Clive. They have three children - Jordan, Jake, and Josh.

  • Jon Raftis

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Mobile: 515-238-1726
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Jon has been in the insurance industry since 2008 and joined The Dana Company in 2016. He consults with businesses and individuals on risk management and insurance strategies. Jon’s insurance industry designations include: Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU), and Associate in Risk Management (ARM). He earned a BBA and an MBA from the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Jon and his wife, Ashley, reside in Waukee.

  • Deb Schwarz

    Account Executive
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Mobile: 515-822-0355
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Deb has been in the insurance business since 1992. She joined The Dana Company in 2011. Deb holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. She is customer-focused and provides support and problem solutions through risk and coverage knowledge for commercial and personal insurance, bonds, and specialty coverage. Deb graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management.


  • Amy Badger

    Personal Lines Account Manager
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Amy joined The Dana Company in August of 2008 as receptionist and became a licensed agent in April of 2013. In December of 2011, she earned a B.A. in English from Simpson College. In her spare time, Amy likes to relax at home with a good book or catch up on her favorite TV shows.

  • Lisa Buster

    Commercial Lines Account Analyst
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Lisa has worked in the insurance industry since 1980. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Marketing and Finance. Lisa holds the professional designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR). In addition to being a loyal follower of the Iowa Hawkeyes, Lisa likes spending time with her family and enjoys golf and volleyball.

  • Alan Foertsch

    Personal Lines Account Manager
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Alan joined The Dana Company in 2013 and has over 20 years of experience working with personal lines insurance. Alan holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and has a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. He lives in Clive with his wife and two children. He enjoys following his kids' various sports activities, the Hawkeyes, and woodworking.

  • Marilyn Lane

    Systems Coordinator / Commercial Lines Account Analyst
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Marilyn joined The Dana Company in March of 1998 and became a licensed agent in 1999. She obtained her CISR designation in 2006. A mother of two children and grandmother of three, Marilyn enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.

  • Samantha Meyers

    Personal Lines Account Manager
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Mobile: 515-224-4955
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Sam has been a licensed personal lines insurance agent for over 10 years. In addition to working as an agent, she worked as a personal lines appraiser for Chubb Insurance for 6 years. She joined The Dana Company in June of 2009 as a personal lines account manager. Sam enjoys her spare time with her young daughter, as well as gardening, horse riding, and swimming.

  • Vicki Pearson

    Commercial Lines Manager
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Involved in the insurance industry for over 25 years, Vicki started at St. Paul Insurance Company and was there for 11 years. In 1991, she changed over to agency operations. Vicki joined The Dana Company in April of 2000. Designated as a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR), she is dedicated to providing quality customer service to help you with your insurance needs. Vicki likes gardening and enjoys being outside during the warmer Iowa months.

  • Margie Pope

    Operations Manager / Commercial Lines Account Analyst
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Margie brings history to the agencyas she has been a licensed agent for 44 years. She joined Dana in January of 1991 when he purchased the American Flagship Agency. Margie wears many hats, but she is primarily involved in human resources, IT, accounting, and is a commercial account analyst. In her spare time, Margie enjoys reading.

  • Rory Robson

    Commercial Lines Account Manager
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Rory has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has three sons and enjoys sports and exercise.

  • Megan Schmidt

    Commercial Lines Account Analyst
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Megan joined The Dana Company in August of 2015.  She has been licensed in the insurance industry since 2009, working mainly on commercial accounts.  In her free time she enjoys sporting events, working out, and spending time with her daughter.  

  • Kim Thuente

    Personal Lines Manager
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Kim joined The Dana Company as the receptionist in 2004.  She became a licensed customer service agent in 2006 and is now the manager of the personal lines department.  She lives in Des Moines and enjoys traveling, golfing, and attending music and sporting events.

  • Carolyn Victor

    Receptionist
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Carolyn joined The Dana Company in February of 2017. She graduated from Iowa State University in 2016 with a degree in Child, Adult and Family Services. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time outside with family and friends. 

  • Jenny Westphal

    Commercial Lines Account Analyst
    Office: 515-224-4391
    Fax: 515-224-4955
    12345 University Ave, Ste 300
    Des Moines IA 50325
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    Jenny joined The Dana Company in April 2013. She is a commercial lines account analyst and strives to provide excellent customer service support. A native of South Dakota, Jenny enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and traveling.