MEET THE TEAM

Brian Jennings

President/Co-Owner

Brian is the President and Co-Owner of Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Brian graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Marketing. Brian is a licensed Property & Casualty agent and a licensed Life & Health agent. Brian has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He continues to improve his insurance knowledge by attending company meetings and continuing education events. Brian is the varsity girls basketball coach at Rochester High School. He and his wife, Cheryl Jennings, enjoy spending time with their three children along with spending time on their cattle farm.

Cheryl Jennings - CIC, AFIS

Co-Owner

Cheryl is the Vice President and Co-Owner of Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Cheryl is a licensed agent in Property & Casualty and Life & Health Insurance. Cheryl has over 27 years of experience in insurance and specializes in Farm and Commercial Insurance as well as Risk Management. Cheryl holds one of the highest designations in the insurance industry, Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) as well as the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance (AFIS) designation. She has also attended the Nationwide Agribusiness Basic, Master and Elite Farm Certification classes. She continues to improve her knowledge in the insurance industry by attending CIC updates, continuing education, and company meetings. In Cheryl’s time outside of the agency she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian Jennings, and their three children. She also enjoys long walks, running, and time with her friends. Cheryl’s philosophy in life and in business is to treat others as you would like to be treated, and you will have a very successful life.

Jenna Ruff - CIC, AFIS

Agent

Jenna is an agent at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Jenna graduated from the University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. She is a licensed agent in Property & Casualty Insurance and Life & Health Insurance. Jenna has over 10 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in Farm and Life Insurance. She obtained her Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) Designation in October 2012 and most recently earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) Designation in July 2018. She has also attended both Nationwide Agribusiness Basic and Master Farm Certification classes. She continues to improve her knowledge in the insurance industry by attending continuing education classes as well as company meetings. In Jenna’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two Shih Tzu’s, as well as traveling. Jenna enjoys meeting new people and designing farm insurance programs for farm owners.

Jake Ruff

Agent

Jake is a farm insurance and crop insurance agent at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Jake graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. Jake grew up on a grain and cattle farm. He continues to help manage his family’s farming operation today. Jake is always improving his insurance knowledge by attending farm seminars and continuing education classes. Jake enjoys designing insurance programs for farmers to make sure they are accurately protecting their risks. When Jake is away from the office, he enjoys college basketball, golf, and traveling.

Karna Alber

Agent

Karna is a licensed Property & Casualty Insurance agent as well as a licensed Life & Health Insurance agent. She has over 26 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in commercial lines, personal lines, farm, life, and bond insurance. Karna is always improving her knowledge in insurance by attending continuing education classes, including most recently a Nationwide Agribusiness Basic Farm Certification class. In Karna’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children and her grandchildren. She also enjoys golfing and cooking. What Karna enjoys most about her job is working with people and helping them with their insurance needs.

Jenilee Mark

Farm-Agribusiness Manager & Assistant Commercial Lines Manager

Jenilee is the Farm-Agribusiness Manager & Assistant Commercial Lines Manager at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Jenilee is licensed in Property & Casualty and specializes in the Farm-Agribusiness and Commercial Lines Insurance. She has over 18 years of experience in the insurance field and at Jennings Insurance. Jenilee is always improving her insurance knowledge by attending continuing education classes, seminars, webinars, and meetings. When Jenilee’s not working, she loves being a wife and mother and spending time with her husband and five children. She also enjoys watching movies and her children in their extracurricular activities. What Jenilee likes about her job is working along-side a close knit group of co-workers; having great bosses who are down to earth, caring, & honest; being a part of something that makes a difference in people’s lives and being able to share the insurance knowledge with others.

Chad Bailey

Agent

Chad is an agent at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Chad is a licensed agent in Property and Casualty Insurance as well as Life and Health Insurance. Chad has over 10 years of experience in general sales and has been with Jennings Insurance Agency Inc since 2015. In Chad's spare time, he enjoys being with his wife and their three children along with helping out on the family farm. Chad also enjoys deer hunting.

Emily Mappin

Assistant Farm-Agribusiness Manager

Emily has been with Jennings Insurance Agency since 2015. Emily is licensed in Property & Casualty and specializes in farm and agribusiness insurance. Emily is always improving her insurance knowledge by attending meetings and continuing education classes. Emily also grew up on a farm herself. Emily and her husband have two children that she enjoys spending time with. Emily also enjoys working in her flower beds and tackling DIY projects at home. Emily enjoys her job because it is challenging and each day is different. She also enjoys the interaction with clients and making sure they are taken care of.

Shelley Molina

Commercial Lines Manager

Shelley is the Commercial Lines Manager at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. in our Rochester office. Shelley is licensed in Property & Casualty and specializes in commercial lines insurance. With the agency since 2016, Shelley is always improving her insurance knowledge by attending seminars and continuing education classes. In Shelley’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her two boys, watching movies, shopping and reading a good book. Shelley likes the interaction she has with her clients each day as well as interacting with her co-workers. She also enjoys learning new things each day in her job.

Amanda Hazlett

Personal Lines Manager

Amanda is the Personal Lines Manager at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc in our Argos office. Joining our team in 2016, Amanda is licensed in Property & Casualty and as well as Life and Health. Amanda is always improving her insurance knowledge by attending webinars, meetings, and continuing education classes. In Amanda’s spare time she enjoys working at the Fulton County Animal Shelter, spending time with her two children and boyfriend, her family and her dogs. She also enjoys writing, bonfires, kayaking and being outdoors. Amanda enjoys the clients that she works with and making sure they have the accurate coverages they need. She also loves that she is constantly learning new things to help improve her insurance knowledge.

Jay Carbiener

Agent

Jay is a farm insurance and crop insurance agent at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc. Jay is licensed in Property & Casualty. Jay graduated from Purdue University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Systems Management and a minor in Farm Management. Jay grew up on a grain farm and continues to farm with his father. Jay is always improving his insurance knowledge by attending classes held by companies in the insurance industry along with attending his continuing education classes. Jay enjoys meeting new people and learning about their farming operation so that they are covered the best they can be. Jay enjoys farming, golfing, and Purdue football.

Andrea Rentschler

Personal Lines Assistant Manager

Andrea is the Personal Lines Assistant Manager at Jennings Insurance Agency, Inc in our Rochester office. Joining our team in 2018, Andrea is licensed in Property & Casualty and Andrea is always improving her insurance knowledge by attending meetings, seminars, and continuing education classes. In Andrea’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, building her Freelance Photography business, watching sports, working out, & drinking Coffee. Andrea enjoys meeting new people and learning new things within the insurance industry, that way she can help provide the clients with the best possible coverages that they need.

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