About Lake Region Insurance Agency

Lake Region Insurance Agency has been providing insurance services to the people of Minnesota for over 50 years. We are headquartered in New London, but our other two locations in Cokato and Willmar provide many places where you can stop in to discuss your current or new insurance policies.

We proudly offer options for the following insurance policies

HomeownersAutomobilesUmbrella LiabilityBoatValuable PropertySnowmobiles & ATV’sMotorcyclesCollectible Vehicles

Business coverage offered includes:

  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial General
  • Liability
  • Worker’s
  • Compensation
  • Business Automobiles
  • Commercial Excess
  • Liability
  • Farm Owner Policies
  • Equipment Coverage and Garage Liability

Financial coverage offered includes:

  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Group & Individual
  • Health Policies
  • Long Term Care
  • Disability Income

What Makes Lake Region Different From Other Insurance Agencies in Minnesota?

At Lake Region Insurance Agency, we prioritize your needs and concerns. You’re not just another number to us; you are a person with unique challenges that need solutions tailored specifically for you! We pride ourselves on being a professional agency that offers personal service.
Our team of licensed professionals is one that you can depend on. Your interests are always our top priority. Our team members are sure to listen carefully to your wants and concerns to provide you with the best service possible. At Lake Region Insurance Agency, we’re always putting clients first by treating them like family members who are a part of this business as much as we are.
On top of excellent customer service, Lake Region Insurance Agency proudly serves as an independent insurance agency. Being an independent agency means that we work for you and not a large insurance company allowing us to help you find an insurance package that includes all of the coverage you need and no coverage you don’t.
We will help you develop a customized insurance package that can include personal and professional coverage options ranging from home, health, life, business, and auto insurance.

Getting started with us is easy! Simply fill out a quote form, and one of our agents will be in touch with you shortly.

Getting started with us is easy!

Simply fill out a quote form, and one of our agents will be in touch with you shortly.

Meet the Team of Insurance Agents

Ryan Schwartz

Ryan is a Minnesotan through and through and has lived in the state his entire life. Ryan graduated from St. Cloud Business College and graduated with a business degree. He's been providing outstanding insurance since 1996 with Lake Region Insurance Agency. His favorite part about his job? Helping clients find their perfect policy and helping to get their finances in check. Like a true Minnesotan, you can find him on the pontoon with his family and friends in the summer. If he's not on the lake, you may find him woodworking or tackling some garage projects.

Jennifer Renstrom

Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Evansville and was awarded a B.S. in Business Administration and Management. She originally hails from New Mexico but loves living in Minnesota. You might find her taking winter vacations to the beach, though, to escape that winter windchill! Jennifer loves to meet new people and help them find the best insurance policies. She is constantly pushing herself to learn more about insurance every day in order to better serve the Lake Region Insurance customers. She applies this same dedication to her home improvement projects which she enjoys working on in her free time.

Shari Forsman

Shari joined the Lake Region Insurance Agency team in 2013. She had previously worked in insurance but took a break to work in sales, advertising, and finance. Shari realized insurance was the field for her, though when she started working with the team! Her favorite aspect of working in the industry is getting customers better coverage while saving them money. Shari loves to spend time on the water at Minnesota lakes or on a beach vacation out of state!

Jill Lutgens

Jill Lutgens was born and raised in Baudette, MN. She attended Thief River Falls Area Vocational Institute to prepare her for her insurance career. She joined the Lake Region Insurance Agency team in 2013 and has been an agent ever since. Her favorite part about her job is helping insureds save money and assisting them in choosing the right coverages for their needs.

Scott Johnson

Scott has worked in the personal and commercial insurance field for over 20 years. He is a graduate of Willmar High and attended Willmar Vo-Tech afterward. He joined the Lake Region Insurance Agency team in 2007, where he has loved meeting new clients and helping them with their insurance purchases ever since. When he is not in the office, and the weather is nice, you might find him playing a round of golf or surrounded by his family and friends.

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Are you ready to learn more about how Lake Region Insurance Agency can serve you? Find out why we are the trusted choice for Minnesotans and fill out our contact form, and you will see how we are different than other insurance agencies in Minnesota!

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