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GNB Insurance

About Us

Types of insurance are available from a wide variety of reputable companies and include:

  • Life Insurance and Individual & Group Health
  • Long Term Care
  • Auto, Home & Farm
  • Crop Insurance


603 7th Street, PO Box 248
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Telephone: 319-825-5295
Fax: 319-825-3815
Toll Free: 800-688-5295
Email: Jill May

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday: By appointment

Meet our Insurance team

Meet our Team

You've worked hard to get what you have. If something unfortunate does happen, the proper insurance from GNB can make a tough situation better and help get you back on track. Schedule an appointment with one of our insurance agents today to go over your coverage.

Mike CooperMike Cooper
Agency Manager
Health, Life, Auto, Home, Farm, Crop & Commercial
Email: Mike
Phil JohnsonPhil Johnson
Auto, Home, Farm, Crop & Commercial
Email: Phil
Bonnie EngelkesBonnie Engelkes
Health, Life, Auto, Home, Farm, Crop & Commercial
Email: Bonnie
Randy WintersRandy Winters
Auto, Home, Farm, Crop & Commercial
Email: Randy
Jake KlahsenJake Klahsen
Health, Life, Auto, Home, Farm & Crop
Email: Jake
Gary KnaackGary Knaack
Crop Insurance Specialist
Email: Gary
Carol BlytheCarol Blythe
Health & Life
Email: Carol
Julie HeltibridleJulie Heltibridle
Email: Julie
Jill MayJill May
Receptionist / Secretary
Email: Jill
Life, Individual, group health insurance.


Life Insurance and Individual / Group Health Insurance is available through these outstanding companies:

  • Genworth
  • Cincinnati Life
  • Delta Dental
  • Assurant
  • Principal
  • United Life
  • Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Iowa

Long Term Care:

  • Genworth
  • John Hancock
  • Met Life


CROP Insurance

Insurance is available through these outstanding companies:

  • ARMtech
  • Farmers Mutual Hail
  • Great American
  • Grinnell Mutual

Home, Auto & Farm

Insurance is available through these outstanding companies:

  • Allied / Nationwide
  • Auto Owners
  • Progressive
  • Employers Mutual
  • First Maxfield Mutual
  • Grinnell Mutual
  • Grundy Mutual Insurance
  • Travelers Insurance Company


Looking for a tax-deferred way to save for your retirement? GNB Insurance offers a wide range of fixed and variable annuities.

Annuities available through:

  • Cincinnati Life
  • United Life

Annuities offered through GNB Insurance are not FDIC insured *Are not obligations of a bank *Are not a deposit of a bank *Are not guaranteed by a bank *Involve investment risks including the possible loss of principal.

Trusted Choice Agency

GNB Insurance is excited to announce they are now a Trusted Choice Agency.

What does this mean to you, the consumer? It means, we are the experts so you don’t have to be.

Thousands of Trusted Choice® insurance agencies offer a broad selection of insurance and financial services. These firms are committed to treating you as a person not a policy. Because a Trusted Choice® insurance agency has access to multiple insurance companies, they are able to offer you competitive pricing, a broad choice of products and valuable advocacy. Trusted Choice® agencies don't just say they will do these things. They put it in writing.

Snowmobile and Avalanche Safety
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Soaring deer populations and weather conditions during travel this season can be a dangerous combination for motorists — especially uninsured ones. Animals, particularly deer, are a factor in many traffic accidents. Although most deer and other animal-related accidents do not involve human fatalities, they do contribute to insurance claims and auto damages each year.
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It’s that time of year when thousands do the math: New Year's resolution plus overeating holiday food equals gym membership. No doubt the annual membership offers have already begun arriving in your mailbox.
New Year, New Financial Outlook
Consumers should reevaluate their insurance coverage and budget in the new year.
New Year and No Debt – How to Save in 2014
Getting out of debt is a resolution that many Americans attempt to tackle. In fact, 34% of Americans make getting out of debt a New Year’s resolution. With over 80% of the nation struggling to get out of debt, it’s easy to see why this resolution tops the list.