Meet Our Team
James Taylor - President
James started as a captive agent with GuideOne, became a licensed insurance agent in 1998 and founded Iowa Insurance Store in 2005. He is licensed in Health, Life, Personal & Commercial lines. James loves working with people and helping them to understand insurance. He graduated from Central Christian College with a BA in Preaching and Counseling. James spent 2 years in the military, and 10 years in the ministry with 2 years in Taiwan. He currently resides in Pleasant Hill with his wife, Ginny. James enjoys spending time with his family & grandkids, watching college basketball, playing board games, cards, pool, working outside and helping at his local church Grandview Church of Christ.
Ginny Taylor - Office Manager + Customer Service Representative
Ginny joined part-time to help her husband in 2005 and eventually came on full-time as the office manager & CSR. Ginny graduated from Central Christian College with a BS in Christian Education. She has a heart for people and it shows in the customer service she provides. Ginny enjoys spending her down time with her family, playing games, sewing and putting puzzles together.
Jon Taylor - Agent
Jon attended Northwestern and AIB College of Business before coming to work with his parents in 2014. He is a licensed Personal Insurance Agent and known for his hard work, focus and quickly cranking out quotes for our customers. He currently resides in Des Moines with his wife, Megan and puppies: Mia and Scottie. Jon enjoys spending his down time with his wife, dogs and friends, being active, being outside and helping out with his local church Cottage Grove.
Ben Taylor - Agent
After finishing college and gaining experience at Nationwide, Ben joined the Iowa Insurance Store in 2018. He graduated from DMACC with an AA in Business Administration. He is a licensed Insurance Agent in personal and commercial lines with experience in claims. He currently resides in Ankeny with his wife, Rebecca. Ben enjoys hanging out with his wife and friends, playing guitar and singing, and helping with his local church Cottage Grove.
Daryl Johnson - Commerical Sales
Daryl graduated from Drake University in 1988 and majored in insurance. He earned his CPCU designation in 1996. Daryl has 24 years experience in agency operations and sales. He currently lives in Waukee with his wife Amanda and their four kids. He enjoys golf, travel and the kids activities.
Tami Sherman - Commercial Account Manager
Tami started at her first insurance agency in 1981, and been in insurance ever since. Eighteen years were spent as a commercial lines underwriter with two major insurance carriers. The last six years, she has an account manager for business insurance. She enjoys taking care of customers insurance issues, so that they can concentrate on their business. When not at work, Tami enjoys spending time with friends, reading, or playing Scrabble and Bookworm.