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At Tingley Insurance, we pride ourselves on offering our customers responsive, competent and excellent customer service. Our customers are the most important part of our business and we are committed to providing you with the highest level of service. 
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Meet Our President

Chris Tingley

Chris Tingley


Chris’ expertise includes Commercial Insurance, Worker’s Compensation and Life Insurance. Chris has proven instrumental in the growth and success of Tingley Insurance Agency, Inc. over the last 20 years increasing the volume of the agency 3 fold. Chris currently serves on the Greater Effingham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois and is a member of Pekin Insurance Chairmains Council. He also serves as an officer for the St. Anthony Booster Club. In 1997 Chris received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications with a minor in Business from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL.

Chris resides in Effingham with his wife, Michelle, and their three children, Davis, Emma and Curtis.  


Meet Our Agents

Kathy Powell

Kathy Powell- Life & Health Agent

Having over 20 years experience in Health and Life insurance, Kathy is here to help you find the best all round protection to fit your needs. Whether you need a life quote, health quote, annuity, long term care, or disability insurance, she is here to help you understand all of your coverage. Kathy can also help you make updates to existing policies, such as adding dependents to your current plan. 
Martha Vogt

Martha Vogt- Personal Lines Customer Service Representative

Having over 30 years insurance experience, Martha specializes in the personal lines department. Whether you are looking for a new home or auto quote, need to schedule items on your homeowners insurance, or add a good student discount to your policy, she will be able to help you! 
Lindsay Shawver

Lindsay Shawver- Personal Lines Customer Service Representative

Lindsay has years of insurance experience in both the life and health departments. She currently specializes in personal insurance! Whether you are looking for a new home, auto or farm quote, need to schedule items on your homeowners insurance, add a vehicle to your policy, she will be able to help you!
Emily Aden

Emily Aden- Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative

Emily, having over 15 years experience in both personal lines and commercial lines, specializes in our commercial department. She can help you with adding a commercial vehicle, commercial property, obtaining an insurance fleet card, billing questions, submitting a claim, obtaining a certificate of insurance or by helping you understand any questions you may have on your policy. 
Amanda Mason

Amanda Mason- Commercial Lines Agent

Amanda has over six years of experience in both personal lines and commercial lines. She specializes in writing new commercial business and re-quoting current commercial business. She can help you get started on your new business insurance or quote your current business insurance to see if we can find you better coverage! When it comes to the bond department, look no further. Whether you’re needing a notary bond or a bid bond, Amanda can help you get that started! She is also our main contact for our marketing department. 
Brenda Westjohn

Brenda Westjohn- Accounting

Brenda has been with the Agency for over 12 years! She specializes in our payable department. Brenda is the contact for any HR information and system coordination. 
Jody Probst

Jody Probst- Administrative Assistant

Jody has been with the Agency since August of 2015. Jody can help you make a payment, update your contact information or get you an updated copy of your insurance card.
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