Ryan Insurance

Staff

Meet RYan Inurance

Ryan Insurance is honored to be able to state that our staff averages over 15 years in service to our clients.

The experience of our staff includes Claims Adjustment, Wholesale Brokerage, Captives, Construction, Banking, and Education. In short, the staff has the experience associated with agencies in much larger metro areas. We bring “big city” knowledge and experience, coupled with the “small town” attitude of service and personal relationships.

Finally, the entire staff at Ryan Insurance is always dedicated to serving our client. That client is the most important part of our business. We never lose sight of the fact that we do not exist without our clients!

Ryan Insurance Pittsburg KS
Ryan Insurance Pittsburg KS

SALES

The producers of Ryan Insurance have held, or currently hold, the following Appointed Positions in the Insurance Industry:

  • Four Carrier Agent’s Advisory Panel Chairmanships
  • Kansas Agent of the Year
  • President of the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents (KAIA)
  • Chair/Member of various KAIA Committees
  • Kansas Fair Plan Committee Member/Chairman
  • Kansas Worker’s Compensation Insurance Plan Governing Board
  • Kansas Financial & Insurance Education Foundation

The above is not to “toot our own horn”, but rather to demonstrate the high esteem in which the Producers at Ryan are held by their peer group.

Ryan Insurance Pittsburg KS

Ray Ryan

Ray is a life-long Pittsburg resident, who began his insurance career with General Adjustment Bureau as the Regional Manager. Ray is the founder of Ryan Insurance. Ray has extensive insurance experience in all lines. His personal focus is helping make sure a client is treated fairly in a claim situation.

Wally Wilson

Wally joined Ryan Insurance in 2016, after a long career in Kansas City, with both Top 50 Agency and Top 50 E & S Brokerage. Wally brings knowledge of Captives, Large Retention and Self-Funded Aggregates, as well as all Commercial and Personal Lines coverage,

Albert Eshelbrenner

Al has worked in the insurance industry for over 40 years. He has been serving his clients at Ryan Insurance for over 35 years. Al stresses not only the knowledge gained from his experience, but also the need for personalized contact and service for the client.

Katie Swezey

Katie, coming from the education field, has been with Ryan Insurance since 2014. She specializes in Personal Lines sales and service, and also works to service Commercial accounts. Katie is very active in the Pittsburg community, and her desire to be the best at what she does comes through with every client she serves. Katie’s “want to” is what drives her success and her service to her clients.

Blake Barto

Blake, a graduate of PSU with a degree in Finance, joined the Agency in 2021. Blake will work in all areas of production and service for Ryan Insurance.

Mike Ryan

Mike handles property los control for Ryan Insurance. As Chief of Baker Township FD, Mike understands the Codes and proper fire safety needs.

Account Managers

Pam Mendicki

Pam, came to Ryan from the Banking Industry and at some point in time has filled almost every position in the agency. Pam handles all the Public Entity accounts and is Claims Manager.

Annetta Trammell

Annetta started in Underwriting and has been a unit lead for a Top 10 National Agency. Annetta handles the larger commercial accounts.

Cyndi Lucas

Cyndi came from Banking. She brings a true dedication to servicing the client to her work. She primarily handles the small to mid-sized Commercial accounts.

Brenda Gilbreath

Brenda is the Personal Lines lead. She is very knowledgeable on all options available to our Personal Lines clients, from carriers to personal articles and Umbrellas.

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