My team is here to serve. Our unique backgrounds, training and experience have prepared us well to help meet your insurance needs. Additionally, as residents of your community, we understand how important it is to be there for you - our trusted friends and neighbors. Together, we're building strong partnerships that help everyone succeed.

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Avery Heaton

Customer Service Representative
I am a student at Kirkwood Community College and plan on attending the University of Iowa 2023/2024 school year. I am studying to get my masters degree in social work. I am excited to help assist in the family business.

Daryl Braun

Sales Specialist – Life
Daryl is the former head agent at this location. He has since retired as head agent after 36 years of service and works part time in the office as a life specialist and consultant. During his time as head agent Daryl was one of the companies largest producers in the state for life insurance. His experience and knowledge make him the perfect person to discuss your life needs with. With his new-found free time Daryl enjoys golfing, remodeling his Missouri home, and wood-working.
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Esaie Mososongo

Marketing Specialist
Esaie is a senior student at Coe College pursuing a bachelor in business administration with a concentration in marketing. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports with friends and family. Esaie would be in the office to assist you. We are glad to have him here.

Jacob Hugh

Sales Specialist – All Lines
Jacob was born and raised in the Cedar Rapids area, living in both Cedar Rapids and Marion. As a local, Jacob graduated from Marion High School in 2016. For most weekends he spends his time with his partner and his two cats or going out and spending time with friends. He has been in the insurance industry since 2018 in claims before starting with Heaton and Associates. We're glad to have here.

Kari Benore

Agency Owner
Kari is Daryl’s (the former agent) youngest daughter and has been working in his agency for over 19 years as an office manager and farm/ranch specialist. Kari enjoys spending her free time with her two kids going on walks, and attending their sons’ sporting events. Kari’s favorite part of her job is being able to protect our clients dreams, no matter where they are at in life, and where they want to go.
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Megan Braden

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Patricia Stoaks

Customer Service Representative
Tricia has been servicing customer accounts at our agency for over years. Tricia has a husband and three kids and loves to go camping with them during the summer. Tricia also enjoys being able to interact with our clients on a daily basis and is often the first person you will talk to when you call in.

Sheila Cornthwaite

Sales Specialists – Personal Lines
Sheila has been a sales representative for over four years but has been a customer at this agency for over 30 years. Sheila has been married to her husband for over 28 years. She also has two children and three dogs that love to keep her on her toes. . Sheila’s favorite part about working for our office is being able to educate customers on their insurance coverages.