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KAIA Industry Partner Program

KAIA is excited to lead the way for independent insurance agents - now and in the future.

We rely on the support of our industry partners to help agencies thrive in today's competitive marketplace. We would like to thank the following companies who go above and beyond in their support of Kansas' independent insurance agents through their involvement in our industry partnership program.

Platinum Partners

Beth Smoller
Chief Operating Officer/General Counsel
(785) 289-9228

Lorie Estelle
Vice President
(913) 579-7727

Christian Peralta
Marketing Director
(316) 352-5705

Jordan Crow
(816) 400-9369

Devan Darnold
(417) 350-7045

Gold Partners

John Karl
(913) 451-3135

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Jack Rader
Chief Marketing Officer
(800) 362-1075, ext. 1540

Deena Temming
Director of Marketing
(785) 266-4540

Mike Perkins
Executive Manager
(785) 354-8452

Andrea Powell, CIC
State VP | Kansas & Missouri
(570) 473-2216

Stephen Major, CIC, CPCU
Regional Director, Business Lines
(314) 205-7578

Ben Wilhelm
(480) 365-3105

Kim Caldwell
(573) 499-9714

Roger Thimmish
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Eric Schwarz
(608) 410-3400

Silver Partners

Let's Partner Up!

A partnership with KAIA creates a mutually beneficial proposition by helping increase your base, build your reputation, and offer much-appreciated value to independent agents.

Work with us to bring the power of our two brands together!

If you are interested in learning more about creating a worthwhile partnership, please contact us. We would love to talk about the power of partnership!

Kristin Doyle
Sr. Agency Relations Coordinator
(517) 708-5633

Kay Erke
Communications Development Specialist
(217) 509-1111

Christin Eaton
(417) 890-2310

Curtis Holle
(785) 337-2203

Justin Lear
(620) 564-3281

Makenzie Snyder
(316) 943-0600

John McCaleb
(512) 645-9925

Jay Domer
(785) 256-1218

Mike Legleiter
(402) 334-5176

Josh Nordin
Sales Manager
(800) 558-3405

Bronze Partners

Want to be on the guide?

With your help, KAIA can continue being the number one resource for independent insurance agencies across Kansas.  Together we can promote and strengthen the independent agency system.

Industry Partner members have opportunities that include exhibiting, advertising, speaking, writing, and other ways to do business in the association community. Gain visibility, generate leads, and meet future clients as a KAIA Industry Partner.

Partner membership is available for insurance carriers, premium finance, and others who work exclusively with the insurance industry.

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