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Mark Friedrich

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Mark is a veteran in the insurance industry with expertise in both personal lines and commercial business risk management.  His designations include LUTCF, CWCA, and CBC. In additional to his commitment to his clients, he is focused on serving his community and church. He is presently Vice President of the Washington Kiwanis Club, Secretary/treasurer for his BNI (Business Network International) group, and on the board of War Room Ministries. In the past he has served on the board for the Red Cross, Foster Pet Outreach, and active in the Boy Scouts of America.

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Nate Heinold

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Nate focuses on personal and business insurance and works out of our satellite office in Washington. Nate specializes in writing business insurance for Churches and Contractors. Nate graduated from Illinois State University with an undergraduate degree in business and finance and has an MBA from Illinois State as well. In addition to his degree Nate was the 2009-2010 Outstanding MBA Student of the Year. Nate holds the insurance designations of CPCU, AU, API, AINS and AIS. Nate sits on the board of directors for the Professional Disc Golf Association and is a Past President of the Washington Chamber of Commerce….

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Austin Endress

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Austin is a Principal and Owner at Ledgestone and holds the insurance designations of CPCU, AIC, AINS & AIS. Upon graduating with a Bachelor degree in Finance and Insurance from Illinois State University in 2015, he co-founded Brooktower Insurance Group, a commercial-focused independent retail brokerage. In the spring of 2017,  operations were merged with Ledgestone. Austin’s primary focus is the implementation and maintenance of Enterprise Risk Management programs for middle-market Contractor and Manufacturing clients. Austin enjoys golf, biking and traveling and is an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Bulls.

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Don Endress

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Don is Founder, Owner and President of Ledgestone and has over three decades of experience in the insurance industry serving in a wide variety of roles including underwriting, claims, corporate risk management, product development, and regulatory compliance. Prior to forming Ledgestone in 2009, he was employed by Risk Management Solutions, and led the development and growth of the Personal Lines & Commercial Broker market segments. This role involved establishing, expanding and managing key insurance relationships with many Fortune 500 accounts. His strong qualifications and keen insights helped guide clients use of technologies used to support effective underwriting, accumulation and portfolio…

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