Leffelman and Associates has a staff of professionals to serve all your insurance needs. Every member of our staff is a licensed agent, so we have the knowledge and experience to help you.
- Larry Leffelman - Owner/Agent
After graduating from Northern Illinois University in 1960 with a Bachelor's in Accounting, Larry starting working for a real estate/ insurance office called LJ Welch in Dixon. He was drafted in March of 1962 and joined the National Guard 6 months after that. After completing Officer Candidate School (OCS), he moved to Dixon and then Mendota and worked for the Insurance Company of North America. After that, he worked for Union Insurance Group (now Signa) in Bloomington. In 1969, Larry started Leffelman and Associates in Sublette, Illinois. He has been married to his wife, Rose, for over 51 years. They have 3 daughters (Jenny, Chris, and Amy) and 11 grandchildren. Hobbies include golfing and Freecell and favorite sports teams are the Chicago Bears and Chicago White Sox.
- Rose Leffelman - CSR/Bookkeeping
Rose started working for Leffelman & Assoc. in 1977. She graduated from LaMoille High School in 1958. After graduation, she worked in Mendota as a telephone operator and then at H.D. Conkey Co. as a receptionist/stenographer. After she and Larry were married and moved to Dixon, she worked at Dixon National Bank. They next moved to Mendota, then Bloomington/Normal for a few years before moving back to this area. She and Larry have 3 daughters and 11 grandchildren. Her favorite past times are gardening/landscaping, reading, working on home decorating, and crafting.
- Chris Klein - Agent
Chris started working in the family business when she was around 12 years old. She kept her part-time job all through high school and college. However, after a catastrophic hail storm in 1985, the agency needed someone full-time, and she decided she wanted the position. She earned her insurance license in 1989, her CIC designation in 1996, and AFIS designation in 2012. She has been a 4-H leader for the past 10 years, is on the Mendota Community Hospital Board of Directors, and has lead a guitar choir in three area churches for the past 30 years. She is a past Region 6 director for the IIA. She and her husband, Ed, have been married for 27 years, and are very proud of their 5 children (Nate, Valery, Lexi, Riley, and Grace). Two of which are veterans and a third is still in the National Guard.
- Gary Zinke - Agent
Gary started in the insurance business in 1969 as a claims representative with Country Companies. In 1980, Gary joined Larry Leffelman at Leffelman & Associates as an agent. Being very active in the Elks Lodge, Gary has been a Past Exalted Ruler and served as chairman of the board. Gary has been married to his wife, Janet, for over 45 years. They have 4 children (Kim, Brian, Chad, and Carrie) and 13 grandchildren. Gary likes to golf in his free time and watch the Chicago White Sox.
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM