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Insurance advisors who truly work for you.

Not all insurance agents are created equal. At The DeHayes Group, we go out of our way to treat our clients like people and we use our industry experience and diversified knowledge base to protect what you value most in business and in life.

Property & Casualty

Ben Closson, CPCU

Ben Closson, CPCU
Producer

260-969-1308

Rob Distelrath, CPCU, WCLA, AIC, API

Rob Distelrath, CPCU, WCLA, AIC, API
Claims Manager

260-969-8952

Greg Gerbers, CIC

Greg Gerbers, CIC
Executive Producer

260-969-1311

Nick Groves

Nick Groves
Managing Partner

260-969-1302

Jim Markancek, MS, CSP, ARM

Jim Markancek, MS, CSP, ARM
Director of Risk Control Services

260-702-9592

James Perkins

James Perkins
Producer

260-702-9591

Jeffrey Pikel

Jeffrey Pikel
Managing Partner

260-969-1315

Jeffrey Pikel II

Jeffrey Pikel II
Producer

260-579-4542

Kevin Pikel

Kevin Pikel
Executive Producer

260-424-5160

Ryan Pikel

Ryan Pikel
Producer

260.424.5054

Marshall Pranger, CIC

Marshall Pranger, CIC
Producer

Chris  Rush, CIC

Chris Rush, CIC
Producer

260-399-4190

Don Stoneburner, CIC

Don Stoneburner, CIC
Producer

260-969-1319

Sean Weigand, CIC

Sean Weigand, CIC
Producer

260-969-1316

William Blume

William Blume
Producer

260-203-9665

Benefits

Blake Oliphant

Blake Oliphant
Producer

260-969-1313

Gabrielle Miller

Gabrielle Miller
Operations Manager & Wellness Coordinator

260-399-4189

John Ryan

John Ryan
Executive Producer

260-557-1344

Kevin Burns

Kevin Burns
Managing Partner

260-969-8997

Kevin Rush CRPC®, CRPS®

Kevin Rush CRPC®, CRPS®
Producer

260-969-8998

Senior Benefits

Melissa Schenkel, Certified Senior Advisor

Melissa Schenkel, Certified Senior Advisor
Producer

260-399-4188

Customer Service Agents

Susan Bradtmiller

Susan Bradtmiller
Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Stephanie  Freed

Stephanie Freed
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Barbara Frissell

Barbara Frissell
Customer Service Agent

Personal Lines
Amanda Hadley, AFIS

Amanda Hadley, AFIS
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Krista Herman

Krista Herman
Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Renada Kelley

Renada Kelley
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Tammy Killion

Tammy Killion
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Martha Kinast, CPCU

Martha Kinast, CPCU
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
April Morris

April Morris
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Lori Neidich

Lori Neidich
Customer Service Agent

Personal Lines
Holly Nix, RHU

Holly Nix, RHU
Claims & Eligibility Specialist

Benefits
Sheila Okeley

Sheila Okeley
Customer Service Agent

Personal Lines
Heather Pieper

Heather Pieper
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Emily Poston

Emily Poston
Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Elaine Richter

Elaine Richter
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Angie Roth

Angie Roth
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Sandy Roth

Sandy Roth
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Lori Snyder, RHU,ChHC

Lori Snyder, RHU,ChHC
Field Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Lisa Springer

Lisa Springer
Customer Service Agent

Personal Lines
Abby Stark

Abby Stark
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Sandy Stutz

Sandy Stutz
Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Alecia Upchurch

Alecia Upchurch
Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Karen S. Wallace, ACSR

Karen S. Wallace, ACSR
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines
Dotty Wiggin

Dotty Wiggin
Customer Service Agent

Benefits
Beth Ann Wyatt

Beth Ann Wyatt
Customer Service Agent

Commercial Lines

Admin

Kristyn Buffenbarger

Kristyn Buffenbarger
Book Keeper

Patricia Bowser

Patricia Bowser
Controller

The DeHayes Group is an independent insurance agency made up of exceptional, passionate people focused on protecting you from the unexpected.

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