In 2016, Porter Insurance and Chuck Hay Insurance became the Porter-Hay Insurance agency. The two long standing independent agencies can be found in four locations: Alexis, Galesburg, Galva and Monmouth.

While both agencies had focused on Home & Auto personal lines business as well as health insurance, Chuck Hay had a strong focus on commercial business and Porter Insurance on Farm and Multi Peril business. Together we can now offer expertise in virtually all lines of business. Become a client and friend of Porter-Hay Insurance and you will quickly see the difference superior protection provides.

CHAD MORSE

President

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Chad started with Chuck Hay Insurance in 1997. Chad and his wife Amy have two school aged children Lexi & Cayden. He has served on numerous boards including Secretary of the Planning Commission for City of Galva, Kiwanis, Finance Officer for American Legion Post #45 and West Central Il QDMA. Chad has enjoyed coaching soccer, baseball, softball and football in Galva. In his spare time, he loves to hunt and watch his kids play sports.

CRIS HUNT

Vice-President

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Cris has been with Porter Insurance since 1990. She is married to Michael who is a farmer. They have 2 children, Kim (Matt) and Kraig ( Alyssa) and 3 grandchildren, Kendyl, Kaleb and Kaitlyn. She enjoys spending time with her family and in her spare time likes to golf.

KENT PORTER

Ag Specialist

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Kent has been an insurance agent for over 36 years. Kent and his wife Karen have two grown daughters and three grandchildren. Kent graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Business Administration. In his spare time, Kent prefers to spend most of his time in the role of “Papa”.

Larry Morse

LARRY MORSE

Agent/Acquisitions

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Larry started with Chuck Hay Insurance in 1972, purchasing the agency in 1982. Larry and Julie have a total of 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Larry has served on numerous boards throughout the community including the Galva Park and Economic Development as well as serving as Habitat Chairman for the Rock Island/Henry County Pheasants Forever. Larry enjoys spending time with family, golfing, hunting and working on his hunting ground.

Debbie King

DEBBIE MEEKER-KING

Agent

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Debbie joined Porter Insurance in 2000 as an agent. Prior to joining the agency, Debbie was a claims adjuster for 6 years. She is very involved in the community including Kiwanis Club and serving as a board member of the United School District. Debbie resides in North Henderson with her husband, Andy and three children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching her children’s sporting events.

Steve Mendonsa

STEVE MENDONSA

Agent

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Everyone in the Galesburg area knows him as “Amigo.” Steve started in the insurance business in 1978 and has been with Chuck Hay Agency since 1990. He has two daughters and is grandfather to 3 boys and 1 girl. Steve is a Vietnam Vet and is a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus and Western Il Builders Assoc. He is also very active with the Costa Catholic School where his daughter attended. In his free time, Steve likes to golf.

ERIC GRANT

Agent

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Eric has been in the insurance industry since 2012. He graduated from Monmouth College with a degree in Business Administration. He resides in Monmouth with his wife and daughter. Eric is a member of the Monmouth Noon Lions Club, an Assistant Basketball Coach for Monmouth-Roseville High School, and volunteers for various youth sports leagues. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and attending sporting events.

Dan Ingersoll

DAN INGERSOLL

Agent

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Dan has been in the insurance business since 1980. He received his bachelors degree in Business Administration from Monmouth College. He is married to Patty who is a registered nurse at OSF Holy Family Hospital in Monmouth. They have two sons and one daughter, and 6 grandchildren. Dan has been involved over the years with Kiwanis Club, board of directors for Warren Co YMCA, School board member for Monmouth School Dist along with many youth activities. He currently serves on the Education Commission for the Immaculate Conception Catholic School. Dan and his wife enjoy traveling and he is an avid bicyclist.

JAMIE MARTIN

Agent

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Jamie joined the Porter-Hay Agency in June of 2017 and resides in rural Monmouth with his wife Andrea and their three children: Lincoln, Reese & Tate. He received degrees in finance and economics from Augustana College and has served on various boards in the community including the Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District and United Way Endowment Committee. Having been raised on the family farm and then spending 15 years in the banking business with a focus on Ag and Commercial Lending, Jamie will focus on Farm and Crop Insurance.

Amy Ruhl

AMY RUHL

Agent/CSR

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Amy started with Chuck Hay Insurance in 2012. She has earned her CISR designation. Amy, her husband Ryan and three kids live on a small hobby farm outside of Bishop Hill where they enjoy raising cattle, sheep, goats, hogs and chickens. Amy has been very active in the community in multiple organizations including Rotary, Scouts, 4-H, and volunteering at the school. She enjoys cooking and reading in her spare time.

Carmen Crabtree

CARMEN CRABTREE

Agent/CSR

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Carmen is our newest Porter-Hay Insurance team member. She comes with 20 year’s experience in Commercial Insurance. She lives with her husband, Ryan & their daughter, Carley in Kewanee. She is an avid Cubs fan. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her daughter participate in various sporting events.

Jackie Cain

JACKIE CAIN

Agent/CSR

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Jackie started working with the agency in 2006. She has worked in both personal and commercial insurance. She is married to Matt Cain who is a Captain on the Galesburg Fire Department and they have two boys, Andrew and Lucas. They farm outside Rio, raising cattle and hogs. She enjoys watching her kids show their animals at the fair, and she loves to cook.

Heidi Lancaster

HEIDI LANCASTER

Customer Service Representative

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Heidi has been with Porter Insurance since the fall of 2015. Heidi is married to Jason who is a teacher, they have 4 children, Jordan, Caleb, Elliott and Gage. In her spare time Heidi enjoys watching her children play sports, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and cooking.

Stacey Kendall

STACEY KENDALL

Customer Service Representative

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Stacey started with Chuck Hay Insurance in 1990. She is married to Chris who is a System Director in education. They have two children, Nelson 24 in Chicago and Kayla 16. She enjoys camping and gardening.

Lynn Gibbs

LYNN GIBBS

Customer Service Representative

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Lynn started with Chuck Hay in the Spring of 2014. She lives in Galva with her husband Chad, and 3 daughters Danielle (Dani), Kaci and Jaymi. Prior to starting with CHI, she spent 17 years working in the convenience store business working her way through the ranks eventually to the position of office manager. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, and watching her kids in their many sporting events. Lynn is an AVID sports fan, always rooting for her Iowa Hawkeyes, St. Louis Cardinals (GO CARDS!) and Green Bay Packers!

Brooke Morales

Customer Service Representative

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Brooke comes with twelve years of experience. She started in personal lines and went on to work in commercial lines. She lives in Kewanee with her husband Jorge and has two stepchildren, Isaac and Makayla. In her spare time she enjoys going to concerts, baking and spending time with friends and family.

Kristen Michael

KRISTEN MICHAEL

Accounting

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Kristen started with Porter Insurance in 2014. She lives just outside of Little York with her husband Lucas and 2 children Wyatt and Kaylee. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, camping and baking.

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