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  • Kelly Link

    President/Broker
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Mobile: 208-866-8778
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Kelly received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Washington University in 1989. Kelly served as General Manager and Owner of his own Beer and Wine Distributing Company, and later served as an Elder/Pastor at Calvary Chapel Boise.  Kelly brings with him twenty-two years of experience in insurance sales and management, specializing in life, health, property and casualty.

     

    Kelly started Mustard Seed Financial & Insurance in 2009, and now brings this broad knowledge of life, health, property and casualty to his own agencies. He purchased Agency Insurance, Inc. in 2010 and Derek G Todd & Associates, Inc in 2011. Mustard Seed Truck Insurance now provides the commercial transportation industry with all the specialized coverage's and services that a commercial trucking and transportation risk requires.

     

    Kelly is currently 1/3 owner at Bergstrom Nutrition of Vancouver, Washington, a nutraceutical ingredient supplier. Kelly enjoys ministry, coaching, hunting, fishing, snow skiing along with his wife and six children.

  • Kelle Sue Link

    Secretary/Treasurer
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Kelle Sue graduated from Central Washington University in 1990 with a double major in Business Administration and Office Management.  Moving to Chehalis, Washington, Kelle Sue worked at a grocery store chain as their Office Manager.  The next sixteen years were spent enjoying being a housewife and mother to their six children.  Kelle Sue started with Mustard Seed in 2010 as a CSR and was quickly moved to Controller when Derek G. Todd & Associates was purchased.  Today, she is Secretary/Treasurer of Mustard Seed Financial & Insurance and is responsible for Human Resources and paying the bills.  Her love for her family and being involved in their lives is one of her passions.  Kelle Sue also loves to travel, photography, scrapbooking, and cooking.

  • Debbie Brown

    Personal Lines Manager
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Debbie is a native Idahoan who began her insurance career in 1978. She has a broad range of insurance experience including personal, general fire/casualty and risk management.  In addition, Debbie is a property investor and currently manages 5 personally owned rental properties.

     

    Debbie is the Personal LInes Manager in charge of training new hires in personal insurance and enjoys selling, and servicing insurance accounts.  She enjoys motorcycling, hiking, playing guitar and volunteer work.

  • Vickie McCormick

    Commercial Lines Account Executive
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Vickie was born and raised in Montana and obtained her P&C license over three decades ago and has worked in the insurance industry ever since.  She has worked as an underwriter/claims manager for Great Northwest Insurance Company and she has previously owned her own insurance ageny, Agency of Montana.  In 2003, she was voted Professional Agent of the Year by the PIA in Montana.  She has worked in every type of insurance and has two beautiful children and one grandchild.

  • Joann Hooper

    Transportation Specialist
    Office: 208-376-3613
    Fax: 208-658-1376
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Joann has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia Wesleyan University.  With twenty-nine years of experience in all different aspects of the insurance industry, Joann brings expertise from being a Commercial Casualty Underwriter with USF&G and with workers compensation Executive Assistant with Liberty Northwest.  Joann has worked in several insurance agencies as the commercial casualty customer service representative and currently handles a large book of transportation business with Mustard Seed Truck Insurance.  Joann enjoys horseback riding, fishing, camping and remodeling houses.

  • Mike Hibberd

    Controller
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Mike is a native Idahoan who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Boise State University.  He currently handles all accounting functions as Controller for Mustard Seed Financial & Insurance including reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and controller duties.  In his free time he enjoys camping, hiking, and mountain biking.

  • Nathan Cooney

    Life and Benefits Specialist
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Mobile: 208-571-9909
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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  • Tina Fisher

    Personal Lines Account Executive
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Tina is a native Idahoan who moved away 18 years ago as a military wife stationed in many different parts of the country ranging from Germany, Alaska, Texas, Alabama, and Kansas.  Tina and her two children moved back to Idaho in 2005 where she started her career in the insurance industry.  Tina currently handles personal lines customer service for Mustard Seed and looks forward helping to grow the business along with her fellow colleagues. 

     

    In her off time she enjoys camping, fishing, and boating and spending time with her family and friends.  Tina is also honored by giving back to our veterans who have served our country by volunteers at the VFW helping with fundraisers and functions.

  • Echo Palmer

    Transportation Account Executive
    Office: 208-376-3613
    Fax: 208-658-1376
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Echo is a native Idahoan who spent seven years working for a dollar store as a clerk and store manager.  Following in her mother's footsteps, Echo started in the truck insurance industry as a CSR in 1997.  Echo has been working with Mustard Seed Truck Insurance since 1998 and currently handles invoicing, accounts receivables and receiptionist duties.  Echo enjoys horseback riding and camping along with spending time with her husband and two children.

  • Roy Harada

    Transportation Specialist
    Office: 208-376-3613
    Fax: 208-658-1376
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Roy graduated from Boise State University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.  He has been involved in the Commercial truck industry for the past thirty plus years.  Twenty-four years in Commercial truck sales and the last eight as a Transportation Specialist for Mustard Seed Truck Insurance.  Roy is involved in all facets from single-owner operators to large fleet accounts.

     

    Roy has been a booster for Boise State the past twenty years and is a rabid fan of Boise State athletics.  He enjoys biking, golfing and rafting and is married with three grown children and four grandchildren.

  • Mike Williams

    Agent
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Mobile: 208-866-9253
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Mike is an Idaho native raised in Bellevue, Idaho.  He grew up in a family of loggers, and fell trees himself until he graduated from The College of Idaho.  Mike went on to graduate with a doctorate in Chiropractic.  He practiced Chiropractic in South Carolina, and then started a practice in Boise.  He practiced in the Trasure Valley for 17 years.  Mike has a wife, Cynthia and three children.  When he isn't working, Mike enjoys spending his time with his family.  He is also an avid big game hunter and fisherman.  He enjoys hiking, camping, and anything that allows him to be in the mountains of Idaho.

  • Steve Bautista

    Agent
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Mobile: 208-590-1968
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Steve is a native Idahoan who began his insurance career in 1995.  He has experience with various types of insurance including personal, commercial, life, and health.  Steve has experience as an agent, an agency owner, and as an insurance regulator for the Idaho Department of Insurance.  As a sales agent for Mustard Seed, Steve is specializing in personal lines insurance, commercial insurance, and trucking insurance.

    Steve has 3 beautiful children (2 grown and 1 still at home). When not working, Steve enjoys fishing, camping, rafting, golfing, and attending live sporting events.

  • Eric Fox

    Agent
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Eric has lived in the Boise area for ten years with his wife and her two daughters.  His background for 22 years was in professional baseball. He played for 12 seasons and coached for another 10 for numerous organizations.  Being on the road eight months a year was very hard, so Eric decided to join the Mustard Seed team in 2015. 

     

    When he is not working, Eric enjoys going to the gym, playing golf, and tailgating during BSU home football games.  He also likes teaching young ballplayers the correct way to play the game of baseball by giving private instruction and working with a 12U travel team.  

  • Gail Driskill

    Agent
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Gail graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 1983 with a bachelors of business administration degree.  She has been working in the business world for 33 years, working and serving individuals and companies.

    She owned a computer sales and service company for 10 years.  She has been serving and meeting the needs of the Treasure Valley residents since 2013 with insurance products.  She has four insurance licenses from the state of Idaho.  She provides our customers with auto, homeowners, health, and Medicare as well as life insurance and commercial insurance.

  • Paul Messersmith

    Agent
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Paul moved to Boise in the Fall of 2006. With 25 years of business to business sales experience, Paul specializes in commercial and truck insurance.

     

    Paul is currently involved with the Boise Optimist Club and Optimist Youth Football. He also volunteers at St. Lukes and St. Alphonsus Hospitals visiting cardiac patients along with the Mended Hearts Organization.

  • Sara Guerrero

    Processor
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Sara is a native Idahoan who joined Mustard Seed in 2017 as the front desk receptionist and Processor.  Her background is working with and teaching children.  She is from Caldwell and is a huge baseball and football fan.  In her free time, she enjoys reading with a nice cup of coffee and spending time in the outdoors.

Twin Falls

  • Greg Paulson

    Transportation Specialist
    Office: 208-629-1343
    Fax: 208-629-5133
    834 Falls Avenue, Suite 1250
    Twin Falls ID 83301
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    Greg graduated with honors from The College of Idaho in 1994 where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance.  Greg then served five years as a Certified Public Accountant for a prestigious accounting firm.

    Greg has over sixteen years of experience in managing and growing trucking and logistics companies.  He is a Certified Transportation Broker and is proud to be on the Customer Advisory Board for the Internet Truckstop.

  • Deirdre Watkins

    Transportation Specialist
    Office: 208-629-1824
    Fax: 208-629-5133
    834 Falls Avenue, Suite 1250
    Twin Falls ID 83301
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    Deirdre is a native Californian where she worked as an office manager at an auto body shop for 11 years.  In 2012 she moved to Twin Falls and started working for Giltner as a Freight Claims Specialist.  In November of 2015, she received her property and casualty license.

    Deirdre and her husband enjoy camping, hiking, and riding motorcycles.