Agents

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Russ Flueckiger

Russ Flueckiger

Geneva Office

Russ is the President of Bixler Insurance, Inc., and started with the agency back in 1975. He specializes in Personal, Farm, and Commercial insurance. With his extensive industry experience, and knowledge Russ looks forward to providing clients with smart, comprehensive insurance solutions. He graduated from Indiana Central, which is now University of Indianapolis, in 1973. Russ is very active in community service groups throughout Adams County. He lives in Geneva with his wife Susan, and has two sons, John and Andrew.
Matt Lehman, CIC

Matt Lehman, CIC

Berne Office

Matt has been with Bixler Insurance, Inc since 1991. He became a partner in 1995. Matt specializes in commercial insurance, ranging from main street merchants, to large manufacturing. He also works closely with small and large agribusiness exposures, as well as all aspects of personal lines insurance. He received his Certified Insurance Counselor certification in 1995. Matt also currently serves in the Indiana House of Representatives and currently chairs the House Insurance Committee. He lives in Berne with his wife Joye, and they have three daughters Kara, Kristen, and Kelli.
Doug Nelson

Doug Nelson

Decatur Office

Doug has been with Bixler Insurance, Inc since May of 2006. He has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years, and became a partner in July 2008. Doug specializes in commercial insurance, ranging from small business owners to large manufacturing. He also specializes in all aspects of personal insurance. Doug is the managing partner of the Decatur location. He lives in Decatur with his wife Theresa and son Derek.
Dustin Cressman

Dustin Cressman

Berne Office

Dustin has been with Bixler Insurance since April 2013, when he joined our Berne office. He became a partner in January 2015. Dustin does a little bit of everything at Bixler Insurance Inc. He can help you with personal, commercial, agribusiness, and life insurance. Dustin is a native of Berne and a 2011 graduate of Ball State University with degree’s in Finance and Insurance. Before joining Bixler Insurance, Dustin gained valuable experience in the insurance industry when working as a Personal and Commercial Underwriter at Auto Owners Insurance Company in Marion, IN. Dustin and his wife, Kristi, live in Berne, where they are actively involved in the community.
Chris Stutzman

Chris Stutzman

Decatur Office

Chris is the newest member of the Bixler Insurance team, joining the Decatur office in December 2014. Chris will be specializing in home, auto, and life insurance, but will also be able to review all of your agribusiness and commercial insurance needs. Chris is a native of Berne and a 2014 graduate of Taylor University with a degree in Finance. Over the past year he has worked as an Accounting Assistant for Garden Supply, and as a Sales Representative at State Farm in Berne, IN. Chris currently lives in Berne, and looks forward to getting involved in the Decatur and surrounding Adams county communities.
Steve Stockton

Steve Stockton

Portland Office

Steve began his insurance career in 1979. He joined Bixler Insurance May of 1992. He is a multi-line agent,writing farm, crop, home, auto, commercial,life and group health for his clients.Steve and his wife Sheryl live on a small farm west of Portland. They have two grown children, Kyle and Kym and three grandchildren, Ava, Ella and Eli. Steve is proud to announce that his son, Kyle, has joined Bixler Insurance in Portland.
Amy LeFever

Amy LeFever

Berne Office

Amy is our personal lines specialist, and has been in the insurance industry since 1990. Amy can help you with all your personal lines needs including; homeowners, auto, recreational vehicle, and personal excess liability insurance. With access to multiple insurance companies, she will research to find the best combination of price, coverage, and service for you and your family. Amy lives in Berne with her husband, Brent. They have five children, Amber, Drew, Natalie, Taylor and Zach, and three grandchildren.
Rod Liechty

Rod Liechty

Berne Office - Health Insurance

Rod is a graduate of Purdue University. He came to Bixler Insurance, Inc. after many years of experience in the electronics industry working as an Engineer and Director of Quality. He specializes in individual health insurance and group health insurance. He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters. He and his wife Joan live west of Berne. Rod will provide that special individual attention to help you select the medical plan that best meets your needs, health concerns, and financial goals followed by “Service Beyond the Contract.”
Jack Claussen

Jack Claussen

Berne Office - Senior Benefits

Jack has been with Bixler Insurance, In. since 1991. He specializes in senior health care. Each year he researches the changes in Medicare along with the companies that offer senior coverage. He then re-certifies each year with those companies that offer the best and most comprehensive coverage for seniors. He also has a wide range of Long-Term Care insurance plans available. Jack, and his wife Claudia, reside in Fort Wayne, IN.

Terry Powers

Life Insurance

Terry has been associated with Bixler Insurance Inc. since 2001. Terry specializes in life Insurance needs for you and your family, and also business life insurance needs. On the business side Terry can do buy-sell, key person, and non-qualified deferred compensation. He brings over 25 years of experience to our customers. Terry served as president, and membership chairperson for the ECIALU (East-Central Association of Life Underwriters). He was honored in San Antonio, TX for his outstanding growth for life underwriters. Terry attended Ball State University. He is married with 2 children, Tamra and Jason, and three grandchildren.