My team is here to serve. Our unique backgrounds, training and experience have prepared us well to help meet your insurance needs. Additionally, 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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Cayne Kopperud

Customer Service Representative
Cayne grew up in Oakes, ND and currently lives in Moorhead, MN with his wife Brooke, their 8-month-old son Cedric, and cat, Vincent. Cayne attended NDSU and received a degree in Business Administration and has worked in the financial sector for the last four years. Prior to that he was in customer service. Cayne has also served as a member in the North Dakota National Guard for eight years and is a big football fan. Other hobbies include travelling, going for walks and spending time with his family at the lake. Cayne is looking forward to assisting you with all your insurance needs!
Kim Peterson

Kim Grant

Customer Service Representative
Kim grew up in Minneapolis, MN and then attended Minnesota State University where she earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration. She started her career in the insurance industry for three years, then moved on to a long career in manufacturing supply chain positions. After deciding she wanted to retrun to her first career of interest of insurance again, she acquired an insurance agency and has been back in the industry the last seven years, the past 4 being with American Family. She has two adult children, two grandchildren, a dog Tucker and a cat Maximus! She is excited to help you with your insurance needs!
Shawn Sweere

Shawn Sweere

Sales Specialists – Personal Lines
Meet Shawn, a dedicated professional with a bachelor’s degree in project management from the University of Moorhead, and an Applied Associate’s degree in Sales and Marketing. Shawn takes pride in being a loving and devoted father or two daughters their family is complete with three adorable Weiner dogs. Shawn’s connection with American Family goes beyond business-They have been there for him and his family when disaster struck, making them a natural choice for his career. When he is not working, you can Shawn indulging in his hobbies. Golfing, swimming, camping, and roasting marshmallows over an open fire to name a few! Growing up in the lakes area with family and friends has left a significant impact on his life, making it an integral part of who he is today.
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Taylor Bjerke

Branch Sales Manager
Taylor has been working for American Family Insurance for 6.5 years as a Commercial/Farm Ranch specialist. She has a 1-year-old daughter, Amelia and resides in Moorhead with her SO and dog Millie. She is excited to join the agency in this opportunity to serve the Detroit Lakes community.