Meet Our Team

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James Taylor - President

james@iowainsurancestore.com

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.


 

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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.


 

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Jon Taylor - VP - 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.


 

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Emily Heimberger - Head Customer Service Representative - Agent

Emily grew up and lived in Cedar Falls, IA before moving to the Des Moines area in the spring of 2017. She enjoyed her first few years here, working as a preschool teacher and a patient advocate for a chiropractor's office, while also staying active through different serving opportunities at church before joining our team as a CSR. Emily always aspires to love people well through communication and meeting the needs of Iowa Insurance Store’s clients to the best of her abilities.

During her downtime, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, Karl, and their dogs: Thor and Bolt. For fun they love to go to hockey and football games, kayaking, hanging out with friends, and taking their dogs for walks.

 


 

Ray Morgan - Customer Service Representative

Ray Morgan was born and raised in Iowa. She has lived in Fayette, Pleasant Hill, and now lives in Des Moines. Ray went to college out of state, in Tennessee and Chicago, and returned to the Hawkeye state after graduation. Ray loves working with people. She loves the fact that she works in one of Iowa's biggest industries: insurance!

Ray recently got married and loves being married. In her spare time, you'll find her playing volleyball, going on walks, jogging, going on coffee dates with friends, serving at her church, getting to know her husband better each day, and making new memories one way or another. Ray's customer service experience has made her a great addition to the team.

 

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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.


 

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