Macaley joined our Anthony office in 2016. She has a marketing degree from Oklahoma State University and met her husband Ryan at OSU. Macaley is originally from Claremore, OK.
Laurie attended Pratt Community College and the University of Oklahoma. She lives in Anthony, KS where she was born and raised. Laurie and her husband, Lance have been married since 1991; they have 4 daughters, one grandson, and one granddaughter. Laurie enjoys being with family, being a grandma and attending all sporting events, especially softball games. She also enjoys working with people and being a part of our small town community.
Greg started working for Strong’s in 2012. He and his wife, Belinda have been married since 1976. They have three sons and five granddaughters. Greg is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the First Congregational Church of Anthony, a member of the Anthony City Commission and a Member of the Kansas NBC Hap Dumont Youth Baseball Board of Directors. He is also an avid fan of the Kansas City Royals
Marilea is one of our commercial lines agents and client service representatives here at Strong’s Insurance, Inc. She has been with Strong’s since 2001, and worked in the insurance field for 20 years before that with her Property & Casualty license. Marilea attended South Plains College in Levelland, Texas. She currently resides in Anthony, Kansas with her husband of many years, Mark; and they have 1 daughter. She enjoys gardening and the outdoors in her free time. She is also a member of First Congregational Church. Marilea enjoys working for a company with benefits, the respect between co-workers in all 6 of the agencies, and her clients that depend on her.
Shawnae is a customer service representative here at Strong’s Insurance, Inc. She has been with us since 2006. Shawnae attended Pittsburgh State University and Troy State University. She now lives in Cheney, Kansas with her 3 kids and her husband, Brandt, whom she married in 1995. She likes spending time with her family and also enjoys her Strong’s “family” as well.
Jody Schwartz has been the agent in our Cheney location since 2012. He attended Fort Hays State University and is involved with the local Pretty Prairie Rodeo. He enjoys working with livestock in his spare time.
Jake began his insurance career with Strong’s in 2013, specializing in all types of commercial insurance. He has been married to his wife, Jennifer, since 2001, and they have three children. He enjoys golf, exercise and coaching his children’s sports teams. A resident of Kingman since birth, he looks forward to continuing the professional and courteous relationship Strong’s has developed and earned with the members of this community since 1921.
Tracey was originally from Cheney, Kansas but currently resides in Kingman, Kansas. She has been with Strong’s Insurance since 2007 and is licensed in Property and Casualty. She is our personal lines account manager for both the Kingman and Cheney offices. She attended Pratt Community College where she attained an Associate’s degree in Accounting/Business. She has been married to Chris since 1991 and they have 4 sons, two daughter-in-law’s, and 4 granddaughters. Tracey likes making comforters, cooking, reading, and gardening but what she enjoys most is spending time with her family. The people, including the customers and fellow employees, are what Tracey likes the most about working at Strong’s Insurance.
Jana is the Operations Manager and has been with Strong’s Insurance, Inc. since 2002. She is from Pretty Prairie, Kansas. She has been married to Brian Rice since 1987 and they have 1 child. Jana enjoys all disciplines of equestrian riding and the challenges of her work.
Sheila returned to Strong’s in 2016. She started with Strong’s in 1995 and in 2011 took a break to spend time with her family. Sheila graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness. She has been married to Rob DeWeese since 1995 and they have 3 daughters. Sheila enjoys volunteering in the community and spending time with family and friends.
Robin is our commercial bookkeeper at Strong’s Insurance, Inc. She started working for Strong’s in 1992. She works in both our Medicine Lodge and Anthony offices. She is from Sharon, Kansas and attended Pratt Community College and Fort Hays State University. She has been married to Larry Inslee since 1976. They have 3 children and 10 grandchildren. She enjoys reading, making jewelry, and watching sports. She is a Eucharistic Minister at Saint Boniface Catholic Church in Sharon.
Abbi is our personal lines agent in the Medicine Lodge office. She has been with Strong’s since January 2013 and is fully licensed in life, health, property and casualty, personal lines, and crop. Abbi obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through Everest University in 2010.
She currently resides in Medicine Lodge, Kansas with her husband Sean and their 3 children Evan, Chloe and Stella. Abbi enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and being active in the community. The thing she likes most about being with Strong’s Insurance is that they are all like one big family…and everyone’s willingness to help each other out.
Scott is President of Strong’s Insurance, Inc. and is an owner of Strong’s Insurance. He is also one of our commercial lines agents. He attended the University of Kansas where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. He has been with Strong’s since 1984 and is a CPCU (Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriter), CIC (Certified Insurance Councilor), ARM (Associate in Risk Management), and AAI (Accredited Advisor in Insurance). He grew up in Goddard, Kansas, but currently resides in Cheney, Kansas with his wife, Genelle, whom he married in 1986. They have 3 children and one grandchild. Scott enjoys going golfing, hunting, and bicycling. He likes working with our customers and resolving any insurance concerns they may have.
Gloria is the Secretary Treasurer of Strong’s Insurance and is a co-owner with Scott Strong. She is one of our bookkeepers and she has been with us since 1979. She attended Pratt Community College and currently resides in Nashville, Kansas with Phil Theis, her husband since 1986. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys going to church, gardening, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Teri has been with the Strong’s Nashville location since 2010. She attended Fort Hays State University graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She and her husband, Jared, have two children; Gunner born in 2009 and Mackley born in 2012. Teri enjoys spending time with her family and friends, helping on the farm, and cooking for her husband’s outfitting (side) business.
Jeff is one of our farm and crop agents at Strong’s Insurance, Inc. He attended Kansas State University where he obtained his degree in Agribusiness. He has been with Strong’s Insurance since January of 2009. He grew up in Sterling, Kansas and currently resides in Pratt, Kansas with his wife, Arica, whom he married in 1997, and their 2 children. In his spare time he likes to go golfing, hunting, and fishing and he is an active member of the Pratt United Methodist Church. He enjoys the great working atmosphere at Strong’s the most.
Renee is our personal lines agent, customer service representative, and crop agent in our Nashville office. Renee has been with Strong’s Insurance since 2007 and is licensed in Property & Casualty and Crop insurance. She attended Hutchinson Community College and obtained her Associates degree. She grew up in Cunningham, Kansas and currently lives in St. Leo, Kansas with her husband Ryan. They were married in 1998 and have 3 children. She enjoys working for Scott Strong and Gloria Theis and working with her customers here at Strong’s.
Jeremy is our commercial lines producer in the Pratt office. He has been with Strong’s Insurance, Inc. since August 2006 and is licensed in Property & Casualty. He earned the Certified Insurance Counselor designation in May 2013. He attended Pratt Community College and received an Associate’s degree in Farm and Ranch Management. He currently lives in Pratt, Kansas with his son. Jeremy likes spending time with his son, gardening, and home remodeling. He is very active in the Pratt community participating in the Pratt Rotary Club, the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce, and has previously helped with the Miss Kansas organization. The best parts about working for Strong’s Insurance for Jeremy are the co-workers, clients, and many opportunities to learn and expand his knowledge.
Nikki is our Personal Lines Quality Manager and has been with us here at Strong’s Insurance since 2005. She is licensed in Property & Casualty. She attended Pratt Community College and obtained her Associated degree in Science. She and her husband, Nate, have 2 children, Brooklynn and Quinton, and live in Pratt, KS. She likes to partake in all her children’s activities and her church FUMC in Pratt. Nikki enjoys the people, her co-workers, and the family orientation here at Strong’s Insurance.
Sharon Schmidt returned to Strong’s in 2013, after taking a 2 ½ year break to set up a family tree trimming business. She previously worked in the Nashville office for several years. Sharon has two children and three grandchildren. Sharon serves as pastor of Open Door Ministry in Pratt, KS. Sharon enjoys scrapbooking, crafts, needlework, and stained glass.
Stephanie is one of our personal lines agents here at Strong’s Insurance, Inc. She has been with Strong’s since 2001. She currently resides in Pratt, Kansas with her husband Chad and their 2 sons. Stephanie likes watching her boys race motocross and supercross, going golfing, and fishing. She enjoys working with the community and Strong’s family.