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Albia, Iowa

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Tim Gardner - Risk Management Specialist

Tim Gardner started with FCIC in 1982 working as an adjuster with his Grandfather. He worked for a private crop ins company as a field rep and claims supervisor for 10 years. In 1997 Tim started his own agency from scratch and it has grown to what it is today. His uncle and daughters now work in the agency as well.

Junior Gardner - Risk Management Specialist

Walter Gardner, Jr. started working in crop insurance as an adjuster in 1989 and in 2001 started working as a crop insurance agent. He retired from farming in 2008; however enjoys his work as an agent. He delights in working with clients and helping them get the best coverage for their operations. Jr and his wife relish traveling and spending time with their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Katie Adams - Rick Management Consultant

Katie Adams has been working in crop insurance since 2008 and in 2012 she obtained her crop agent license. She enjoys the busy environment and helping customers. She and her husband Chris live on acreage in Albia. Katie enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.

Emily Patton - Sales Support Specialist

Emily Patton is enjoying more than six years in her family’s crop insurance business. She lives in Albia with her husband and two children. In her spare time, Emily spends time with her family and friends.

Sarah Popson - Sales Support Lead Specialist

Sarah Popson has been working in crop insurance since 1999. With her dad and uncle to start, Sarah found she really enjoyed the family working environment. She enjoys greeting and helping the farmers through each farming cycle. Sarah lives on the family farm with her husband Kris and daughter Sophia. She enjoys spending time at home on the farm with her family and animals, reading, cooking, and photography.