Roy began his insurance career in 1996 and has spent his past 24 years assisting in Northeast Kansas and Southeast Nebraska with their risk transfer needs. His Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University was in Secondary Business and Computer Education. He started out as an educator in the communities of St. Mary’s and Onaga. This background in education as well as longevity in the insurance industry will give you confidence that he can educate you on risk management needs.
Roy was formerly with SBS Insurance Agency in Northeast Kansas and started the Sabetha branch in 1998 from scratch. Roy and his wife, Shari, are both Bern, Kansas natives. Shari is a special education teacher with Holton Special Education Coop at Sabetha Elementary. They have called Sabetha home for 22 years, and it is there that they have raised their three children.
Their eldest daughter Jacqueline lives in Des Moines with her husband Josh. Son, Jacob is finishing his Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Kansas Medical School. His youngest son, Broderick is employed by Scoby Brothers and recently married Haley. They make their home in Manhattan.
You may have seen Roy in the basketball gym as he spent many years coaching high school basketball at Sabetha. Roy’s interests include spending time with family, checking his cattle, and golfing. He is also involved in his community serving as a member of Kiwanis, a Sunday School teacher, and an ambassador of the Greater Sabetha Community Foundation.
Roy is a member of KAIA and a certified insurance counselor (CIC). He has also served in various capacities with the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents including Young Agents Chair and Activities Committee Member. He is in his second year of KARL, a two-year leadership program that prepares and connects aspiring leaders to spark action that will positively impact Kansas agriculture and rural communities.
His specialties are commercial and farm lines of insurance and is also licensed in crop, life, and long-term care insurance. Roy renovated the 621 Main building in Sabetha and works with his NEK KS and SE NE customers there.