Scott started working in insurance out of college and now has over 20 years’ experience with his emphasis on Business, Auto, Home and Life Insurance. He has a unique experience in claims handling and takes pride in assisting customers with that process of insurance. Understanding the value of hard work and resilience, Scott began building GIT Insurance from the ground up back in 2005 and merged with Fox Insurance Agency in 2016 and Wall Insurance in 2018. Scott is so proud of his family and boys, who are sales trainees for the agency. In his free time, Scott embraces his passion for baseball, coaching for Dallas Center Grimes High School.
Executive Assistant to Agency Owner
Michelle has been In insurance since 2002 and has a passion to provide customers with a great experience while taking care of all their insurance needs. Michelle worked in a State Farm agency for 12 years before coming to GIT. In her free time, Michelle enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and kids. She enjoys going camping, biking, and kayaking.
Peggy has been an agent since 2007 and primarily works in customer service and insurance policy quoting. Born and raised in Dallas Center, Iowa, Peggy now lives in Grimes and is a big fan of the Hawkeyes. When she is not at work, Peggy enjoys spending time with friends and family and working on craft projects.
Shawna comes to GIT with over 20 years of insurance experience and is a licensed Property, Casualty, and Life insurance agent. She enjoys spending time with her family in her free time.
Executive Marketing Manager
A licensed agent since 2008, Kar has prior life, financial, and annuity experience. At GIT she is the Executive Marketing Director and Blogger. Kar is a compassionate person with a focus on meeting the insurance needs of every client. When Kar isn’t at work, she is often spending time with her husband and children. She coaches large group speech and is the drama director at Dallas Center Grimes High School. She also runs a company called Curtain Call Kids that produces musical theater camps for children.
Executive Assistant to Chief Financial Officer
Alex has been with GIT Insurance since 2017. He is a graduate of Waldorf University where he majored in Finance and Banking. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports, working out and spending time with friends and family.
Judy has been with GIT since the beginning, 2005. A retiree from the Principal financial Group, Judy still spends time in the workforce assisting with clerical and accounting for GIT. In her free time she enjoys watching sports and spending time with friends, family, and her 16 grandkids and 6 great-grandchildren.
An agent in training since 2008, Brady comes into the office every day after school with a joyful attitude to work in his cubicle alongside his brother, Toby.
Toby Scott Gustafson
An agent in training since 2010, Toby comes into the office each day focused on accomplishing great things in the company that could, one day, be his.
An agent in training since 2015, Blake is always excited for those opportunities to come to the office and work alongside Scott and his brothers.
Nate has been in insurance since 2018 and wants to provide value with a personalized touch to every client he reaches. He worked at Nationwide before joining the team at GIT Insurance. Nate was born and raised in West Des Moines and enjoys playing rugby in his spare time for the local Des Moines team.
Wilma has been in insurance for 5 years and wants to provide and educate each client with their own insurance needs. Wilma worked with State Farm before joining the team of GIT Insurance in April of 2019. Wilma was born and raised in South Africa and married a small town farmer from Guthrie Center. She has a set of twins and enjoys the outdoors and spending time on the farm with her family.
Amy has been in insurance since 2007 and truly loves caring for our customers and providing them with exceptional customer service. Amy worked with Farm Bureau for several years before joining GIT Insurance in May of 2021. Amy was born and raised in Guthrie County and has 3 lovely children, including a set of twins. She enjoys the outdoors and being involved in her hometown community.
Diane has been an agent since 1983. She loves connecting with people and making sure all their insurance needs are met. When she’s not in the office, Diane enjoys time with her husband of 50 years, George, and being a grandma to her eight grandchildren.