Carl G. Anderson :

Carl G. Anderson

Carl’s insurance career spans 45 years. He is a past Agent of the Year and Board President of the Independent Insurance Agents of South Dakota. He also was the Executive Director the South Dakota Grain & Feed Association for many years. Carl and his wife Barbara are graduates of the University of South Dakota and have three grown children with families. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army.

He has served and continues to serve on numerous local boards and committees. At the state level, Carl currently is serving as a board member of the South Dakota Railroad Board which oversees South Dakota’s railroad trust fund. Carl is a past president of his church council and is a long-time member of the church choir. In recent years, Carl has been active building Habitat for Humanity homes.

Away from the office the Andersons enjoy their seven grandchildren and traveling at home and abroad. Other interests include woodworking, music, cooking, gardening and aviation.

Dennis Disbrow : Vice President

Dennis Disbrow

Vice President

Dennis began his career in the insurance industry in 1974, and specializes in commercial and professional liability lines. He attended the University of South Dakota, served in the U.S. Navy, and graduated from Northern State University in 1975. He has served on numerous boards in the Aberdeen community.

ddisbrow@rhodesanderson.com
Thomas Seyer, CIC, CRM : Managing Member and Vice President

Thomas Seyer, CIC, CRM

Managing Member and Vice President

Tom joined RhodesAnderson in 1991 and is currently its Managing Member responsible for oversight of day to day operations, strategic planning, personnel, and implementation of agency initiatives.

Tom graduated Northern State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Tom holds designations as both a CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) and CRM (Certified Risk Manager).

With over twenty five years of experience in the field of insurance and risk management, Tom has the background and expertise to provide customers with a wide array of insurance and risk transfer options.

Tom has been active on the State level serving as President of the former Professional Insurance Agents of SD and as a Director with the Independent Insurance Agents of SD. Tom is also very active in the Aberdeen Community serving on a number of non-profit boards.

tseyer@rhodesanderson.com
Justin Kiesz, CIC : Member and Vice President

Justin Kiesz, CIC

Member and Vice President

Justin has worked in the insurance field for more than fifteen years, specializing in Ag related risks. He has a strong background in commercial, personal, and life & health insurance. A 1998 graduate of South Dakota State University, Justin has obtained the designation of CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor).

jkiesz@rhodesanderson.com
Diane O’Connor, CIC : Account Manager

Diane O’Connor, CIC

Account Manager

Diane has over 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry and specializes in commercial and agricultural risks. Diane has also worked extensively with fidelity and surety bonding risks over her career. Diane earned her CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation and believes her customers deserve the best service available. Diane has been active with various non-profit organizations in her community.

doconnor@rhodesanderson.com
Mark Gederos : Commercial and Personal Insurance Specialist

Mark Gederos

Commercial and Personal Insurance Specialist

After graduating from Northern State University, Mark went to work with his father Jim, a captive agent for 30 years. Over the next 12 years Mark specialized in personal lines products such as home, auto, life and health. Mark joined RhodesAnderson Insurance in 2013 following his father’s retirement.

Mark’s primary focus consists of commercial risks such as supermarkets, hotel/motel, convenience stores and contractors. That being said, Mark is able to assist you with all your insurance needs regarding any personal and commercial products offered today. Mark continues to educate himself and gain valuable industry knowledge while currently pursuing his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation.

mgederos@rhodesanderson.com
Rita Schile : Customer Service Representative

Rita Schile

Customer Service Representative

Rita began her career in the insurance industry in 1985 in Huron, SD. In 1988, Rita moved to Aberdeen where she has since continued to work within insurance at RhodesAnderson Insurance. Rita primarily works with personal lines and also assists with commercial property, bonds and liability insurance including professional liability.

rschile@rhodesanderson.com
Kathy Keller : Administrative Support

Kathy Keller

Administrative Support

Kathy has been in the insurance industry since 1965. She has experience in writing personal lines, umbrellas, and homeowner and auto policies. Kathy is a lifelong Aberdeen resident and has two grown children, two step-sons, four grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. She has been involved in the Aberdeen Hockey Association and served on the Board of Directors for many years. Kathy has camped at Wylie Park for over 10 years and has also spearheaded a parade through Wylie for the 4th of July.

kkeller@rhodesanderson.com
Tammy Hicks, CISR : Customer Service Representative

Tammy Hicks, CISR

Customer Service Representative

Tammy has 36 years of experience in the insurance industry. She works with agricultural and commercial accounts, as well as personal auto, home, umbrella and health. Tammy has obtained the designation of CISR. (Certified Insurance Service Representative)

thicks@rhodesanderson.com
Andrea Baker, CISR : Customer Service Representative

Andrea Baker, CISR

Customer Service Representative

Andrea started in the insurance industry working for her dad while in high school. Several years later, became licensed while working for another agency until moving to RhodesAnderson in 2003. Andrea has obtained the designation of CISR. (Certified Insurance Service Representative)

abaker@rhodesanderson.com
Courteney Steinhauser : Account Manager

Courteney Steinhauser

Account Manager

Courteney joined RhodesAnderson Insurance Agency in May 2016 as an Account Manager. Courteney first became involved at RhodesAnderson while completing her internship for her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northern State University. Courteney has an undergraduate degree in special education and communication disorders from Minnesota State University, Mankato. In July of 2016 Courteney continued her education and obtained a Property and Casualty license.

csteinhauser@rhodesanderson.com