Paul Schroeder began his career in 1986 as a producer and became a principal of the agency in 1991. Paul specializes in commercial lines insurance for small to medium size business owners. Paul maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.
Ted joined the agency in 1992 after graduating from Southwest Missouri State University (now known as Missouri State University). Ted helps clients and prospects identify their insurance exposures and tailors insurance programs to fit their special needs. He assists clients in commercial lines, personal lines, life, health and disability. Ted maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC). He currently serves on the board of directors for Mercy Hospital Foundation. He served on the board of directors for the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) from 2006 -2012. He served as president of the Union Rotary Club from 2012-2013 and president of the Union Chamber of Commerce in 2008. Ted is active in Immaculate Conception Parish and is a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1576 in Union. When he is not working, he is spending time with his 3 children Laura, Will and Corinne and his wife, Kelly.
John started in the life/health insurance field in 1973, and he was a regional manager with Rogers Benefit Group prior to coming to Schroeder Insurance in 2006. He has specialized in group and individual health insurance products during his career and resides in St. Louis with his wife, Suzie. They have 5 children and 8 grandchildren to keep them busy in their spare time.
Spencer joined Schroeder Insurance in 2018. He has been licensed in both Property & Casualty and Life & Health since 2015. Spencer assists clients in commercial lines, personal lines, life and group benefits. Spencer & his wife Brittany live in Washington with their 4 children; Henry, Millie, Wynn & Lucy. Spencer is active in the community serving in the Rotary Club of Washington as well as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, golf and spending time with family and friends.
Austin joined Schroeder Insurance in February of 2021 where he obtained his Property and Causality License that same year. Prior to joining the agency, Austin graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia and was in a sales role since graduating. Although his career in insurance is only beginning, he is looking forward to the opportunity to assist his clients in commercial and personal lines and will work tirelessly for his customers to make sure their insurance interests are protected and their expectations are met.
Austin lives in Webster Groves with his wife, Hannah. He is currently obtaining his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and in his spare time enjoys exploring his hometown of St. Louis with his wife, cheering on the STL Blues and slowly improving his golf game.
Jeff joined Schroeder Insurance in 2021 assuming account management and marketing responsibilities in the Employee Benefits area. He began working in the insurance industry in 1984 after graduating from Missouri State University. He spent many years as a multi-line insurance claims adjuster. He then worked as a risk manager with a multinational Fortune 100 corporation, followed by time with a large insurance brokerage firm providing insurance and risk management services to large national accounts. He holds the designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Claims (AIC) along with college degrees in General Business and Insurance. In his free time, Jeff enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife Katherine and their blended family of six children.
Billie Patton joined the agency in 1973. Throughout her career she has provided integral guidance in most areas of the agency. She currently oversees the commercial lines department. Billie maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. She resides out of St. Clair with her husband, Don. Her favorite hobby is trail riding with family and friends.
Karin joined the agency in 1998 where she obtained her Property and Casualty license that same year. She specializes in servicing personal lines accounts for the agency, and maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives.
Karin lives in Union with her husband, Mark and has three grown children Chelsea, Laurel, and Matt. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking, yoga, and gardening.
Lynette joined Schroeder Insurance as office administrator in February of 2000. Lynette lives near Union with her husband, Francis, and has three grown children, Katie, Kurtis, and Kelli. She enjoys reading, walking, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Christina Meyer joined Schroeder Insurance in 2014. Christina specializes in commercial lines for the agency and is working towards earning her Certified Insurance Counselor designation. Christina lives in Washington and in her spare time enjoys reading, swimming, boating and spending time with family and friends.
Cheryl started in the insurance industry in 1985, she has worked on both the company and agency sides of the business. She joined Schroeder Insurance in May 2012 and works with commercial customers. She maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Services Representatives. Cheryl lives in Washington with her husband, Mark and enjoys spending time with family and friends and listening to music.
Michelle joined Schroeder Insurance in September 2016. She has been a licensed insurance agent in both Property and Casualty and Life and Health since 1999, primarily marketing and servicing personal lines accounts. Michelle and her husband Mark have resided in Washington most of their adult life and have two sons, Adam and Joshua Holt. They now enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, Morgan and twins Landon and Emalee.
Michelle started in the insurance industry in 1989 working for Independent Agencies in Georgia in both commercial and personal lines until moving to Missouri in 2001. At that point she “accidentally” fell into a fitness management career for several years. In April 2019 the opportunity to return to her first career arose and she joined the Schroeder Insurance Commercial Lines team. She resides in Union with her husband Fred and enjoys watching sports, fitness activities and attending live concerts.
Mary joined Schroeder Insurance in 2018. She has been in both Property and Casualty and Life and Heath since 2008 and maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives.
Mary lives in Washington with her husband, Mark. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Joyce’s insurance career began in October 2000 when she joined Dan Yoest Insurance Agency. Prior to joining the agency, she spent ten years in banking at a local bank here in Washington. She earned her insurance license in August of 2001 and maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives. She is now a service agent for Schroeder Insurance in the Washington office and enjoys helping clients on a daily basis with their insurance needs. Joyce lives in Washington with her husband, Jerry and they have two grown sons Matthew and Ryan Mills. She enjoys reading and walking but her greatest enjoyment comes from being with family and friends. They now enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, Owen and Jack and Cora.
I have lived and worked in this area since 1977. I started in the insurance industry in 1984 as a life insurance specialist. While I still help my clients in all lines of insurance, my focus now is in personal lines: auto, home, boat, in individual and group health; and I continue to specialize in life insurance, annuities, long term care and conservative retirement planning.
Being part of Schroeder Insurance has been a great move for me, my family and my clients. Being with one of the largest agencies in Franklin County, I am able to provide my customers with a wide array of competitive products. We are able to save our customers money and place them with some of the top-rated companies in the industry.
My wife and I were married in 1981 and have 2 sons who both live in the area. I coached baseball for 17 years, from t-ball to high school and American Legion. I also coached little league football where we won the 2000 St. Louis Gateway League Super Bowl!!
Today my passion is fishing, working around our home and spending time with my family.
Today more than ever everyone is concerned about their budget. Call or stop by anytime and I will do my best to help you save money and protect your family’s health and retirement savings.
Diann started in the insurance industry in 1986 where she worked for a captive agency for over 24 years before going to work for a broker and finally joining the Dan Yoest Insurance Agency in 2012. Now a member of the Schroeder Insurance agency, Diann is a producer in the Personal Lines Department. Married to her high school sweetheart Ron, she has 3 grown children, Krista (Alex), Ashley (Ben) and Joshua (Sarah) along with 3 grandchildren Zoey, Linken and Jordan. In her spare time, Diann enjoys outdoor activities and attending any St. Louis sports team games.
Katie started with Schroeder Insurance in January 2020 as the Receptionist, in July 2020 she obtained her Property & Casualty license and is now working in the Commercial Lines Department. In her spare time, Katie enjoys camping, cooking, boating, and caring for her chickens and turkeys.
Mica started with Schroeder Insurance in June 2020 as a CSR in the Personal Lines Department. She received her Property & Casualty License in October 2019. Mica enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family. She enjoys learning new things in the insurance world every day and is excited to see where her career with Schroeder Insurance takes her.
After a 10-year career with Six Flags St. Louis, Jackie began her insurance career in 1994 with Safeco Insurance as a Workers Compensation Claims Adjuster and then as a Personal Lines Service Representative in their Customer Service Unit until that unit was closed in December 2000. She moved on to the independent agency realm and has worked with various agencies in the Saint Louis County area until deciding to move west to Franklin County, joining Schroeder Insurance in August 2020. Jackie specializes in servicing personal lines accounts and maintains membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives and the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.