John joined the BISI team as an underwriter in September 2003. In October 2009, he received his Associate in Underwriting designation and became an Underwriter II at BISI.
John entered the insurance industry as an Insurance Counselor with Allied Insurance, working in their Des Moines call center. In 1998, he accepted a position with Wells Fargo Insurance in Des Moines, where he served as an insurance agent and obtained his commercial insurance license and an Associate in Personal Insurance thru the Insurance Institute of America. In November 2001 John rejoined Allied Insurance as a Personal Lines Underwriter.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science in political science and business administration from Truman State University (formerly Northeast Missouri State University) in 1989. John is from Knoxville, Iowa, and now resides in Des Moines with his wife and two children.