Our Agents

How We Work

How We Work

Our reasons for becoming insurance professionals are deeply personal. We repeatedly saw friends and family struggling to find the coverage they needed. We are confident that with our understanding of the insurance space, we can help people better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner, so they can easily grasp personal insurance concepts. Above all else, we feel a commitment to our community.

Our team approach adds perspective and provides increased benefits to our clients.

Meet Our Team

Josh Weitzel CLCS®

Home, Auto, Health, Life and Commercial Agent

515-961-4545

515-961-3117

joshw@hometowninsure.com

Josh has been in insurance since 2007 and enjoys ensuring his clients are properly protected. Whether it's auto, homeowners, life, health, farm or retirement, Josh is able to assist. Josh is currently a notary public, a certified...

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Gary Ripperger

Senior and Retiree Benefit Agent

515-250-1421

515-961-5345

garyr@iowainsure.com

A lifelong resident of Indianola, Gary has been in the insurance business since 1986. He specializes in Senior and Retiree Benefits and counsels regularly on Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, Part D prescription drug plans,...

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James Brown

Home and Auto Agent

515-961-4545

515-961-3117

jimb@hometowninsure.com

Jim has been an agent with Hometown Insurance since 2005. His specialty is auto and home insurance. He truly loves his role as an agent because he gets to meet new people and provide them with quality, affordable plans to meet their...

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