Insurance, group benefits, and risk management isn’t what we do, it’s who we are. 

With our understanding of the insurance space, we can help you better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for understanding our clients’ operations and risk initiatives, the long-lasting relationships we build, and our innovation approach. Above all else, we feel a commitment to our community.

At our firm, we have the client—and only the client—in mind.

Over the years, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method of helping our clients with a wide variety of needs, as they navigate the complex world of insurance and risk management. We invite you to discover and experience the benefits of a diverse team with differing experiences, unique perspectives, and creative problem solving.

We take a proactive approach when helping you develop a strategy to address your insurance and risk management needs. We recognize that everyone encounters challenges along the way and strive to anticipate those situations as they occur. Our goal is to keep you, your business, and your family and employees protected with the policies you need. We invite you to send us a quick email or call our office with any questions. We look forward to speaking with you.

Executive Team

Abby Barla

Abby Barla

HR Assistant

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Administrative Technical Specialist

402.861.7158

Chris Smith

Chris Smith
CIC

Lincoln Branch Manager

402.861.7147

Dan Ferris

Dan Ferris

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7097

Dave Jesse

Dave Jesse

Chief Operating Officer

402.861.7037

Gina Schlake

Gina Schlake
CIC, AAI

Supervisor, Commercial Insurance

402.861.7162

Joe Broekemeier

Joe Broekemeier

Sales Executive, Director of Ag

402.861.7038

Keith Deras

Keith Deras

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7099

Kevin Stenger

Kevin Stenger

First Vice President

402.861.7043

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

First Vice President

402.861.7126

Marilyn Gaudreault

Marilyn Gaudreault
AAI, CIC

Supervisor, Commercial Insurance

402.861.7061

Megan Thom

Megan Thom
PHR

Vice President of Human Resources

402.861.7155

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7098

Scott Morris

Scott Morris

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7059

Management Team

Abby Barla

Abby Barla

HR Assistant

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Administrative Technical Specialist

402.861.7158

Chris Smith

Chris Smith
CIC

Lincoln Branch Manager

402.861.7147

Dan Ferris

Dan Ferris

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7097

Dave Jesse

Dave Jesse

Chief Operating Officer

402.861.7037

Gina Schlake

Gina Schlake
CIC, AAI

Supervisor, Commercial Insurance

402.861.7162

Joe Broekemeier

Joe Broekemeier

Sales Executive, Director of Ag

402.861.7038

Keith Deras

Keith Deras

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7099

Kevin Stenger

Kevin Stenger

First Vice President

402.861.7043

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

First Vice President

402.861.7126

Marilyn Gaudreault

Marilyn Gaudreault
AAI, CIC

Supervisor, Commercial Insurance

402.861.7061

Megan Thom

Megan Thom
PHR

Vice President of Human Resources

402.861.7155

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7098

Scott Morris

Scott Morris

Sr. Vice President

402.861.7059

Our Team Members

The FNIC team is located throughout the local communities of Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, and Illinois. Our team members, in each of their communities, have an intimate understanding of the local marketplace and share a passion for the goals and dreams of the neighborhood. 

We're Here for You

We're Here for You

A core strength has always been our client-centric approach. Whether it is a monthly loss report, delivering an auto ID card, or responding to a catastrophic claim, you’ll receive world-class service and response delivered with passion. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you.

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