Insurance Agency began selling insurance door to door by horse and wagon in 1910.
We have the experience, history and know how to supply the best coverage for you and your
Crew, Spring, 2012
Mitzi, Karen Kay, Jim, Sally, Denise
photo for a closer view.)
SIA is a full service, independent agency, writing auto, home, business,
commercial, contractors, condos, farm, health, life, manufacturing, renters,
surety bonds and SR22's. Insurance companies are Auto Owners, BCBS, Columbia Mutual, Cornerstone,
Dairyland, Billings Mutual Insurance, First Comp,
Haulers, Hartford, MJKelly, Progressive, Sagamore, RLI , United Security and
"Security Is Our Specialty"
was raised in Chillicothe and has known many local families all his life.
His knowledge and understanding of the people in the Chillicothe community
helps him provide his policyholders with the understanding and level of
service they expect. He has helped families like yours protect their
lives, homes, cars, and boats - the things that are important to them.
graduating from the
University of Missouri at Columbia, B.S. Agriculture,
Jim has been a licensed agent for (38) years, as CISR, and served as
President of the Missouri Association of Professional Insurance Agents in 1985-86.
He continues as a member of the Missouri Association of Independent
Agents. Jim was
Person of the Year in 2002, received the Rotary Paul Harris Fellow award in 1998,
and the 2007 Missouri State Vietnam Veteran Medal.
Jim's community involvement includes
Rotary Club, Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce; Chillicothe Airport Board
member and Vice President; Boy Scouts of America;
Young Eagles pilot; EAA; Aircraft Owners
and Pilots Association; Elder at the First Presbyterian Church; Jerry Litton
Memorial Foundation board member; Elks
Club; National White Tails Federation; National Wild Turkey Federation; Quail Forever; Audobon Society;
International Order of Odd Fellows and University of Missouri Alumni. Jim
is also a Vietnam veteran and member of the American Legion and Veterans of
Foreign Wars. He maintains a private pilot's license and owns a Piper
Arrow II. He enjoys astronomy and competitive racing sailing.
Jim (4th from
left, in back) attends the EAA Chapter ribbon cutting 10/13/09
Denise Puckett joined SIA in April 2012, bringing with her experience in insurance and accounting. Denise recently received her Property and Casualty license. Now Denise, along with Jim, can handle all of your insurance needs including Life and Health. Denise and her family reside in Hamilton,
Sally Tomlinson joined SIA at our Polo,
Missouri, location on May 16,
2010, working alongside with Mitzi Brassea, an agent of 34 years. Sally, former owner of
Sally's Oasis, enjoys working with insurance and providing coverage to all clients.
Mitzi Brassea, licensed agent
has been our Polo, Missouri, office manager for 32 years. The Polo agency was established in June,
1977, and purchased the auto business from Nevin Cox agency at Knoxville,
Missouri, where Mitzi was employed as resident agent. The first office was on Main
Street in the Bud Vaught real estate office. The current location, at 304
Main Street, offers all products and resources as the main office in Chillicothe,
Missouri. They handle multi peril crop, commercial lines as well as personal homeowners, auto, including SR22 filings.
SIA also has sub-contractors in surrounding communities in north
Missouri. They are Bob Stuart in Marceline, Missouri; Connie Turner in Linneus,
Missouri; and Ben Lange in Concordia, Missouri.
SIA is committed to building long-term relationships with you - our clients.
We are continuing a family tradition in the insurance business. On
Tuesday, May 11, 2010, we celebrated 100 years at our office at 415 Washington Street, the yellow building with the blue roof.
our complete History here...
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