Columbian Insurance Agency


Since 1979 the Columbian Agency has provided unparalleled insurance and surety services throughout the Midwest. We achieve this by hiring smart, driven people who are committed to the success of both our agency and clients. We collaborate with the best insurance companies and build longstanding relationships with their key decision makers. Finally, we only target prospective clients in industries that we know exceptionally well. Each of these areas is critical to helping us achieve our goal of producing superior service—and results—for our clients.

Agency Principals

Kevin Scanlon
President / Sales Executive
Phone: 815-215-4711
Gary Eaton
VP / Sales Executive
Phone: 815-215-4708
Lee McWethy
VP / Sales Executive
Phone: 815-215-4707
Rob Kegley
VP / Sales Executive
Phone: 815-215-4713

Commercial Lines

Jo-Ann Billo, CISR, CRIS
Customer Service Manager
Phone: 815-215-4712
Diane Bovee, CISR
Customer Service Representative
Phone: 815-215-4724
Tracy Cavallo
Customer Service Representative
Phone: 815-215-4723
Michelle Haskell, CISR
Account Manager
Phone: 815-215-4705
Charmaine Dickens
Customer Service Representative
Phone: 815-215-4718
Pam O'Maley, CISR, CRIS
Marketing Representative
Phone: 815-215-4710
Lisa Sizemore, CISR, CRIS
Account Manager
Phone: 815-215-4703


Sherry Bacskai
Account Manager
Phone: 815-215-4720
Sue Bottomley
Account Manager
Phone: 815-215-4716
Grace Casaus
Account Manager
Phone: 815-215-4715
Ashley McMann
Account Manager
Phone: 815-215-4714

Personal Lines


Dawn Zaugh
Account Manager/Sales Executive
Phone: 815-215-4729
Lisa Knox
Claims Manager
Phone: 815-215-4726


Deb Couch
Operations Manager
Phone: 815-485-5832
Michelle Gerischer
Accounting Service Representative
Phone: 815-215-4717












Borrowing our name from the 1893 Columbian Exposition that celebrated innovation in America, we’ve built our firm by developing innovative insurance and risk management solutions for our clients. Finding effective solutions requires knowledge, commitment and perseverance. It all starts by doing things the right way—from the beginning.

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