Dean DeVore

District Manager, Manson IA

Dean has been with Capper’s Insurance Service for over 15 years. He started his career with us in 1999 and quickly became a star agent and was promoted to District Manager in 2002. Since then he’s won virtually every award offered by our company and the insurance underwriting companies with whom we work including trips to numerous foreign countries and resorts. Dean comes from an agricultural background; he has experience in public relations, farm fertilizer and chemical sales, excavating, and livestock feed sales as well as livestock hauling. Dean likes the rewards Capper’s Insurance offers for hard work and “being able to go to places I never dreamed I would be able to go.” Dean’s outstanding work ethic and superb customer service skills have allowed him to build a large client base in addition to the leads that Capper’s provides.

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Melinda (Mindy) Nicholson

District Manager, Algona IA

Mindy has been a Capper’s Insurance agent since 2004. She immediately proved her value to the organization, rising to the top of the agent ranks in her first year. Mindy has earned nearly every available award, trip and incentive during her tenure at Capper’s Insurance. She was promoted to District Manager in 2014. Her income has steadily risen every year based on her work ethic and outstanding customer service to her clients. When Mindy came to Capper’s Insurance she had no prior sales experience. She is perennially one of the top producers at Capper’s Insurance Service. Mindy says she loves the freedom of being outdoors and not having to be confined to an office. She says she enjoys the process of choosing the products that best fit the needs of her clients and she thrives on the family atmosphere within the organization itself. She cites great communications and the “awesome” trips she has been able to go on as compensation for her efforts and achievements at Capper’s Insurance.

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Nicole Skoglund

Agent, Arnold Park IA

Nicole has been with Capper’s Insurance for over a year, she came to us via a management position in manufacturing. Nicole has several years of experience in sales; she also holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources with a minor in finance which has attributed to her being a successful agent in her short career with Capper’s. Nicole states she likes the everyday interaction with her clients and the positive impact that she has on their lives, whether it’s finding the best coverage for their needs to helping clients with questions and claims. She also enjoys how the strong Capper’s name allows flexibility, great earnings potential and how being part of a great team allows her to reach her full potential as an insurance agent.

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Joe Bowman

Field Operations Manager, Marion KS

Joe has been a full-time sales professional in the insurance and rural publishing businesses since 1977. He joined Capper’s Insurance in 1981. In 1997 he became the Kansas State Manager for our firm and in January, 2013, he became the Sales Manager for the whole company. With almost 40 years’ experience, Joe has come to know many clients on a personal level. He says he deeply enjoys visiting clients in their homes and on their farms. The insurance business is based on relationships, and Joe says it’s the company of down-to-earth clients that he has always most enjoyed about our business. Using our publications as his foundation, Joe has been building those relationships for 37 years. He says the successful Capper’s agent, “has great people skills, is self-motivated and has an ambition to succeed. Our organization can provide you with the skills and training to become a Capper’s Insurance Service agent along with excellent earning potential. Our company can provide you with all the tools you will need to succeed.”

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Michael (Mike) Litke

District Manager, Wakefield KS

Mike has a degree from Kansas State University and has been with Capper’s Insurance Service since 2004. He had no previous sales experience before joining our team of agents. Mike used the resources Capper’s Insurance provided him to quickly build a client base and he was promoted to District Manager in 2006. Mike enjoys the freedom and flexibility that his job allows and he loves working outside, being able to meet clients in different parts of his territory every week. He says he scouts hunting and fishing spots while he explores his client territory. He attributes his success to hard work and the widely known Capper’s name as well as the office support staff and the great income potential and advancement Capper’s Insurance Service offers.

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Jeff Brown

District Manager, Emporia KS

Jeff has been with Capper’s Insurance Service for over 9 years. He is a graduate of Emporia State University. With no prior sales experience Jeff joined our organization in 2005 and quickly distinguished himself as a sales professional and a leader, becoming a district manager in 2007. Jeff says he likes being able to provide personal, face-to-face service to our clients. He says he also appreciates being able to offer the most up-to-date and competitive products in the insurance business as well as enjoying the Capper’s history and how we have served generations of families. Capper’s Insurance “is family-oriented company that cares about their agents and the needs of our customers. I really enjoy having control of my own earning potential, with the support and services of the company behind me.”

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Doug Nyman

Agent, Newton KS

Doug has been with Capper’s Insurance Service since 2012. With a background in sales he has quickly become one of our top agents. With dedication, drive and a strong work ethic, Doug is a prime example of a Capper’s success story. His background in insurance and finance has helped him establish a trusting clientele and his superb customer service keep his clients happy. He says that the freedom he enjoys and the experience of meeting such a wide variety of people have encouraged him to take full advantage of the great earnings and benefits the organization offers its agents.

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John Wullschleger

Agent, Emporia KS

John joined the Capper’s Insurance organization in 2013 with a sales background from managing a family business. He uses his college degree in marketing to his advantage and continuously adds to his client base, while elevating his sales and earning potential. John enjoys setting his own schedule and the personal interaction he has with his clients. He uses the wide variety of insurance products we offer to tailor the coverage to his clients’ needs and says he loves the satisfaction of being rewarded for his efforts.

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Ken Hanson

Agent, Emporia KS

Ken Hanson has been with Capper’s Insurance Service since May of 2016. He hails from Emporia Kansas and also has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Emporia State University. Ken has solid experience in radio and health sales, he has been the radio voice of many local high school sports games for many years. In Ken’s time with us he states he enjoys the many different products and underwriting companies we offer here at Capper’s Insurance; being a part of a team that works together to attain high sales and meet goals and striving to meet his client’s needs and giving the best customer service.

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Thomas Fisher

Agent, Garden Plain KS

Tom joined our sales force in 2014. He comes to Capper’s Insurance with a degree from Friends University and has a background with major national companies in the snack grocery business. Tom says that he appreciates the detailed training he has received at Capper’s, the friendly rural clients and knowing his success is based on his own efforts. He said he enjoys building relationships with each of his clients.

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Scott Neil

Agent, NE Kansas District

Scott has been with Capper’s Insurance since early 2016. He has received his Bachelors degree from Emporia State University. He comes to us with a background in teaching and construction. Scott states he really enjoys working for Capper’s Insurance as it allows him to assist clients with their insurance needs, explaining to clients the benefits of the many different coverage’s we offer, answering questions regarding insurance and claims and just visiting with clients because there is always something new to learn from his clients. He enjoys working for Capper’s Insurance because of the family like atmosphere and the support he gets from the knowledgeable staff, the flexible hours, and great earnings potential.

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Joe Boyle

Agent, Lincoln NE

Joe has been with Capper’s Insurance Service since 1982 and he is a seasoned veteran of the insurance business. Joe earned his Master’s Degree at the University of South Dakota in secondary education. His management skills and considerate personality have helped him develop a superior client base. In Joe’s own words, “I love our management from the General Manager to our friendly and very helpful office staff. We are truly a family company.” Joe also extols the fact that Capper’s agents are employees with full employee benefits, health insurance, a 401k plan, paid vacations and holidays, not to mention all-expense-paid incentive trips, resort getaways, and bonuses.

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