Property & Casualty Insurance Specialists

Melissa Robertson (Agent) was born and is still an active community member in Springfield, MN where she had her husband and children live. Melissa grew up on her grandparent’s greenhouse and parent’s farm. Melissa started her insurance career in 2007 and specializes in farm agribusiness. Melissa is Mas­ter Farm Certified and is actively working on obtaining her AFIS, Agribusiness Farm Insurance Specialist. This designation is the only one of its kind strictly designed for the farm industry.

call or text 507-637-7022 | Toll Free 866-259-3666 |
Licensed in MN


Amber Weber was born and remains an active community member near Olivia, MN where she, her husband and children continue the family farming operation with her parents. She started her insurance career in Morgan, MN with an independent agency in 2003 and specializes in farm agribusiness and personal lines auto/home. Amber obtained the professional designation, AFIS, Agribusiness Farm Insurance Specialist in 2013. This designation is the only one of its kind strictly designed for the farm industry.

call or text 320-894-0663 | Toll Free 866-259-3666 |
Licensed in MN, SD, WI


Tim Lewis was born & grew up in the farming industry in Fulda, MN.  He graduated in 1983 and directly out of High school he joined the US Army and was stationed at Fort Carson Colorado until 1990. He started his insurance career in Colorado with Farmers Insurance. He then moved to LeSueur MN. In 1993, he started his specialization in farm insurance. He helped rewrite several farm policies in the state to help keep up with the changing farm market. He has obtained the following designation to help him stay focused on the farm industry, Certified Insurance Counselor, Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) in 2007, Master Farm Certified. He has been active in many organizations and has been asked to sit on a National Ag Conference Board.

call 612-756-2903 | Toll Free 866-259-3666 |
Licensed in MN

Shannon Sinning  resides in Mankato, MN with his wife and three children. Growing up in Mapleton, MN, just south of Mankato, Shannon attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN where he graduated with a degree in accounting.  After receiving his degree, Shannon spent time in the field of public accounting at a regional firm in Beverly Hills, CA.  In 2000, he decided to move back to Mankato where he began a career in the financial services industry, building his business from the ground up with a large national firm.  Shannon then ventured out on his own in 2012, becoming an independent financial advisor.  Through his community service, Shannon was introduced to Minnesota River/AgQuest Insurance and was offered an opportunity to join the team in May of 2018 where he is now a specialist in commercial insurance.

call 507-345-8602 | Toll Free 866-259-3666 |
Licensed in MN

Tom Rekstein has 38 years of insurance experience in the insurance industry and established Great River Insurance in 2007. Having spent a good portion of his career in Mankato, Tom has previously led the insurance operations of a large national company as an executive Vice President and Profit Center Manager. Because of his past work experience, Tom maintains close relationships with the underwriting leadership of many of the insurance companies doing business in Minnesota. This level of communication and access to key decision makers offers our clients considerable underwriting advantages. In 1984, he was appointed as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research and continues to receive this professional honor annually.

call 507-345-8602 | Toll Free 866-259-3666 |
Licensed in MN, IA, WI, ND, IL


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