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 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. 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.
Chris Was born in Colorado and moved to Idaho in 2010. With a passion of taking care of people, stemming from a background in the culinary world, he started and found his knack for Insurance in 2013. He is passionate about motivating and uplifting others and he strives to always take care of those that come into his life. Chris is a proud father and family man with a huge love for cooking, sports and his community. When not working he enjoys many outdoor activities like fishing, camping, golf, softball, and anything that involves his kiddos.
Personal Lines Manager
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.
Senior Transportation Account Executive
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.
Commercial Lines Manager
Suzanne started her insurance career in 2001 as an administrative assistant for a large broker in the Los Angeles Area. She quickly moved up the ranks and was promoted to assistant account manager in the commercial lines department within a year. 3 years later she promoted to commercial account manager, a position she excelled in for the next 14 years. She prides herself on her customer service skills and eagerness to always help a client in need. 18 years into her career now, Suzanne is a skilled and knowledgeable commercial insurance professional.
Suzanne grew up in the San Fernando Valley and loved to visit Idaho every year with her family for the Idaho Regatta in Burley. She recently moved to the Boise, Idaho area with her husband and 2 kids. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, camping and boating.
New Business Manager
Megan Reed is an Idaho native from the Magic Valley. She started her insurance carrier in 2012 as a receptionist and quickly moved into a personal lines account management role in 2013. Shortly after she decided to see what the Pacific Northwest had to offer and moved to Washington. She quickly navigated throughout the industry with great opportunities within the Surplus Insurance world, which later brought her back to Idaho in 2017. Megan enjoys the great outdoors while camping, hunting, and exploring with her husband and two kids.
Kelle Sue Link
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. 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.
Producer - Commercial, Transportation, & Personal
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.
Producer - Commercial & Transportation
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.
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.
Producer - Group Health, Commerical & Life Lines
Daniel is longtime Boise local with deep roots in Idaho. He attended Capital High School and graduated from Boise State University with a BBA in Marketing. Daniel is a licensed insurance producer in Idaho and has numerous years of experience in the sales and service industries.
In his role at Mustard Seed, he combines his successful experience fostering healthy customer relationships by helping his clients protect what they have worked hard to amass and accomplish. In addition to his work with Mustard Seed clients, Daniel provides guidance and effort into the marketing programs for the company.
Daniel loves the Boise area and has been living in the Treasure Valley since he was two years old. In his free time Daniel enjoys spending time with his family along with doing hobbies such as; basketball, snowboarding, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, and pretty much anything outdoors.
Landon grew up in the Boise valley and attended Capital High School, where he was a member of the 2014 Idaho State Baseball state championship team. After graduating in 2014, he continued his baseball career at Montana State University-Billings, where he won multiple conference championships and earned his bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Business Administration.
As a licensed insurance producer at Mustard Seed, Landon intends to continue achieving professional and personal goals by helping his clients protect what they have worked hard to amass and accomplish.
Following his graduation from MSUB, Landon returned to Boise with his wife Heather, and their newborn son to continue his life enjoying and contributing to the Boise community. When not working, Landon enjoys camping, golfing, coaching baseball, and spending time with his family.
Producer - Transportation
Mike grew up in Coeur d’ Alene, ID and graduated high school from CHS. He went on to further his education and baseball career at Yavapai JC, University of Portland, and then finished his Bachelor’s Degree at Boise State University. Mike graduated with a Bachelor’s in Communication and Business from BSU.
Following Boise State, Mike started out as started working at Mustard Seed and got licensed as a producer. When not working, Mike spends his time with his wife, enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family.
Personal Lines Account Executive
Camree was raised in the great state of Idaho and enjoys everything it has to offer. Camree has worked in the service and event industry for the past 6 years and is excited to create relationships with her customers in personal lines at Mustard Seed as a Personal Lines Agent.
Outside of insurance, Camree enjoys contributing to the wedding industry in Idaho with her custom cake business. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, biking, running, snowboarding, and just about anything to enjoy the great outdoors.
Transportation Account Manager
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.
Producer – Transportation
Bret loves what he does and loves helping people protect what they have worked hard for. He is a 2nd generation Idahoan with a passion for faith, family, business and life. He enjoys working, competing, relaxing and living. His career in sales has been primarily focused on technology related products and he most recently served the transportation industry at Truckstop.com. Additionally, he and his wife Kimberli own a successful small business – Undone Salon of Boise. He has a 18 year old son, Mason and 14 year old daughter Remington
Jake was born and raised in the great state of Idaho. He has spent some time working in the hospitality industries and became part of the Mustard Seed family in 2020. He Loves meeting new people and thrives on providing the best customer experience for each person he interacts with. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, sports and enjoying the wonderful Idaho outdoors.
Producer - Life, Health & Personal Lines
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 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.
TJ is part of our transportation insurance team here at Mustard Seed Truck Insurance, where he is giving business owners peace of mind and an enjoyable customer service experience.
TJ has been a licensed agent since 2009 so you can count on him to recognize the unique coverage needs of your organization. He knows the importance of the transportation industry and the significant roll it plays in the lives we all enjoy. His clients love working with him as he is solution minded and focused on their needs.
He is the father to four young children who he loves spending his time with, he is from Boise Idaho and loves art and being in the great outdoors.
Bret is originally from Riverside, California. He recently joined the Mustard Seed Insurance team in February of 2022 after a long career in healthcare as a diagnostic radiology director. From 2009 to 2015, Bret furthered his education and professional career to receive his Bachelor of Sciences degree and his MBA in Healthcare Management. He thrives on being a motivated achiever, tactful communicator, providing excellent customer service, and an effective problem solver. He develops strong trusting relationships with others. He cares about individuals, which is a true asset in helping his clients protect what they have worked so hard for and achieved with their business. In his free time, Bret enjoys riding mountain bikes and relishes spending time with family.
Carson is a licensed producer passionate about helping his clients prosper while building great relationship and rapport. Carson is licensed in Property and Casualty but specializes in Commercial Auto. He was born and raised in Boise, he attended both Capital and Mountain View high schools where he was a member of 2 State championship baseball teams.
Carson went on to continue his education and play baseball at Treasure Valley Community College. Following school, Carson has since returned to the Valley. Outside of work, Carson is usually playing sports, lifting weight, or of course spending time with family.
Personal Lines CSR
Sunny was born just outside of Idaho and raised in the Treasure Valley. She spent many years in the hospitality and restaurant business. She enjoys meeting new people and offering exceptional customer service. Sunny joined the Mustard Seed team to continue providing the best customer service for her clients. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her family and dogs. She also enjoys watching and being involved in all the activities and sports her children are involved in.
Elijah, or Eli as he’s more commonly known, has been living in the Boise area since 2008 when he moved with his family to help plant a church. A pastor’s son and born Montanan, he holds fond memories of his dad coming home from hauling loads in the big sky country between sermons. Eli knows that, like anything, a job is just one part of a person’s life and the things people do away from work are often the most meaningful. With years of experience in customer service, he brings with him an attentive care to the people he aims to serve and a mission for excellence in everything he does. He studies electrical engineering at BSU and uses his knowledge of computer systems and analysis tools to great effect in the office. When he’s not on the clock, Eli is an avid guitarist, snowboarder, and country swing dancer. He loves volunteering for his church, exploring the great state of Idaho, and adding value to every situation even when it makes only a Mustard Seed of difference.
Chase has studied business for two years at the College of Western Idaho. He started at Mustard Seed with the hopes of expanding his knowledge in the world of insurance while also furthering his experience in the industry. He enjoys helping out insureds with any problem they might come by and he is looking forward with faith and optimistic eyes for his future career at Mustard Seed.
Hannah was born in Tacoma, Washington and raised here in the Treasure Valley. She graduated from Centennial High School in 2016 and has a year left at Boise State University to get her degree in Criminal Justice. She loves spending time with her family and friends, painting, camping, going on adventures and watching crime documentaries on Netflix. Hannah recently started at Mustard Seed as a receptionist and will be studying to get her insurance license in the spring. Hannah has a hard-working attitude and loves to help in any way she can. She has been in the service industry for over nine years and is super excited to work with customers and build relationships with them.
Transportation Quote Supervisor
Amanda joined Mustard Seed in April of 2019 as a processor and was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She completed a Medical Administrative Assistant Program through the College of Western Idaho and recevied an associates of Applied Sciences degree in May of 2015. She has a broad range of experience in customer service over the past 15 years working in several different industries. In her free time, she enjoys motocross, jet skiing, camping, and all of the outside wonders of Idaho.
Phillip was born in Sacramento California but moved to Idaho shortly after at the age of 5 and has been an Idahoan ever since. Upon graduation from high school Phillip joined the United States Navy and served 9 years on active duty, completing 2 Western Pacific Deployments. He recently completed his Navy Reserve contract, totaling 13 years of service for the U.S. Navy and is no longer in the service. In Phillip’s free time, he enjoys golfing, slow pitch softball, bowling, and anything outdoors.
Jeff began working at Mustard Seed in 2022 and started in the Trucking Division which was fortuitous as he was an award winning OTR trucker prior to joining the company. His belief that communication is the foundation for any and all relationships and the key to unlocking any situation. He studied Acting, yes he really did, at Boise State University and still loves going to the theater with his 3 daughters.
Wyatt has been working at Mustard Seed since 2021 growing his knowledge in the industry. He is currently working towards a degree in Finance at Boise State University. He enjoys skiing, fishing, and camping on the weekends. He is excited to assist customers navigate their insurance needs.
Mary Clark is a seasoned leader in the insurance and financial services industry. She has been licensed in Oregon for insurance since 1998. At Blackaby Insurance, she is responsible for all commercial lines polices, customers and staff that service the commercial business. She is an expert in farm, ranch, commercial and public entity risks. Prior to Blackaby Insurance, she served as a Financial Manager for a large, nationwide banking institution growing and managing a staff of over 15 people throughout her 26 years of leadership.
Mary is a native Oregonian. She was born and raised in Malheur County, graduating from Adrian High School and has worked, raised a family and contributed to the area in and around Ontario where she now works at the Blackaby Insurance office for the last 12 years. When Mary is not working, she enjoys her time with family, especially her grandchildren that she loves to spoil. She can often be found outdoors enjoying the amazing state of Oregon and all it has to offer.
Mary is bilingual and enjoys working with our Spanish and English speaking clients every day.
Jeremy was born and raised and lives in Ontario, OR and began his insurance career in 2016. He enjoys helping clients with all types of personal lines coverages; home, auto, motorcycle/ATV, flood, and life insurance. With prior experience in customer service his favorite part of his job is talking with all of the Blackaby Insurance Agency clients.
Jeremy enjoys hunting and has recently taken up fishing, and is especially lucky since this area has plenty of opportunities for both. His favorite thing is hunting behind his bird dogs while riding a walking horse in the rocks and sagebrush of the high desert.
Customer Service Representative
Luen has been in the insurance industry since 2019 and a licensed agent since 2021. She also has her notary and alcohol server license in the state of Oregon. She was raised in Fruitland, Idaho and lives in Ontario with her husband. She loves traveling, fishing, swimming, and just about any outdoor activity. She is fluent in Spanish and is currently learning French, and is a huge advocate for suicide awareness, and she volunteers any chance she gets in the community.