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  • Ron Clevenger

    President
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Ron Clevenger is an innovative and respected business leader with a successful record of leading companies in business development, strategy and revenue growth. Known for his outstanding communication skills and trustworthy leadership, Ron has come to excel at building cohesive and high performing teams while demonstrating level-headed executive strategy.

    Prior to Mustard Seed, he served as Vice President for Hart Intercivic, a trusted, national election technology innovator. Before Hart, Ron held multiple executive leadership positions at Micron, Segue Software, Balihoo, and Single Point Solutions.

    After moving to Idaho in 1994, Ron fell in love with the Gem State. Outside of the office, he values and enjoys time with his wife of 26 years, 3 grown children and daughter-in-law. He is a fly-fishing junkie and his current record local catch is a 20” rainbow trout in the Boise River. Ron is a baseball aficionado and has relished the game both as a fan for many years and as a coach who saw several of his players go on to play at the collegiate level and earn their bachelor’s degree.

    Ron holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance from Texas A&M University.

     

  • Kelly Link

    CEO
    Office: 208-497-5651
    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.

  • 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.

  • Ed Scott

    Producer - Group Health
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Ed Scott has lived in the Boise area for 24 years and brings 25 years of combined sales expertise and knowledge with 16 years in the Group Medical Health Insurance industry. He has broad experience managing accounts; from as small as startups to those with annual revenues in the millions of dollars.  He is adept at nurturing prospective clients and finding unique opportunities to provide cost savings to his customers. He is talented and effective in cultivating long-term relationships with his clients while ensuring they receive exceptional customer service and care.  

    Ed's current carriers are: Allied, ATA (American Trust Administrators Inc),  Blue Cross Idaho, Delta Dental, Mountain Co Op, National General, Pacific Source, Select Health, Starmark, and Regence Blue Shield.

    When he is not working, Ed enjoys spending time with his family, participating in various recreational activities and supporting Boise State athletic programs.

     

  • Kelle Sue Link

    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.

  • 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.

  • Adriane Richey

    Commerical Lines Manager
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Adriane is originally from Palmer, Alaska and enjoys fishing, hiking, and skiing.  After spending four years in Seattle, she brings her insurance expertise in construction, real estate, technology, and life-science to the Boise market.  Adriane has a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology & Administrative Management from Central Washington University and an Associate of Applied Sciences in Aviation from University of Alaska, Anchorage. 

     

  • Joann Hooper

    Producer - Commercial & Transportation
    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.

  • Toree Link

    Personal Lines Account Executive
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Toree is originally from Spokane, Washington and graduated from Washington State University in 2017 with a degree in Business Marketing.  After living in Pullman, Washington for five years she moved to Boise with her husband, Jonah.  

    Her previous work experience includes several years in the retail industry, where she discovered her joy in serving customers.  When she's not at work, she enjoys snowboarding, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Roy Harada

    Producer - Transportation
    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

    Producer - Commerical, Transportation, & Personal Lines
    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

    Producer - Commerical, Transportation, & Personal Lines
    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

    Producer - Commerical, Transportation, & Personal Lines
    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.  

  • Jacob Wilcox

    Producer - Transportation
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Mobile: 208-639-1677
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Jacob was born and raised in Idaho and is the father of three wonderful children.  He has been in the insurance industry since 2013 and specializes in transportation.  He loves Idaho because it has quick access to everything he loves to do.  In his spare time, he enjoys camping, skiing, fishing, hunting, all kind of sports, and of course the Broncos.

  • Gail Driskill

    Producer - Life, Health & Personal Lines
    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

    Producer - Life, Health & Personal Lines
    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.

  • Kivel Hernandez

    Receptionist / Processor
    Office: 208-497-5651
    Fax: 208-939-1780
    501 S Main Street
    Meridian ID 83642
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    Kivel has been with Mustard Seed as Processor since 2018 and is the mother of three wonderful children, and grandmother of three amazing grandchildren.  She moved to Idaho from Arizona in 2002 and has loved it ever since.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, watching movies, and dancing.

Twin Falls

  • Greg Paulson

    Producer - Transportation
    Office: 208-629-1974
    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

    Producer - Transportation
    Office: 208-629-1974
    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.