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John received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dayton. He has over 10 years of agency and insurance company experience and is the head of the agency loss control department.
John has obtained an Associate in Risk Management designation, along with being a certified trainer for lifts. He is also a board member of the Disabled Athlete Sports Association.
John’s hobbies include golf and tennis.
Linda Orrell, CIC
Vice President / General Manager
Linda joined NEC Insurance in 1983 as general manager. Her extensive insurance and marketing background allows her to tailor insurance programs to meet NEC’s customers’ needs. Linda also oversees NEC’s administrative functions, including customer service, accounting and marketing departments.
Linda began her career in the insurance industry in 1974 at the Amerisure Insurance Companies in the Commercial Property Underwriting department. In 1978 she joined Commercial Union and served as senior commercial lines underwriter.Linda attended the University of Missouri and earned her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1990.
Linda resides in Washington, MO and when not at the office, she enjoys traveling and golf. She is also the secretary of the Route 66 Parrothead Club, which is a social club that performs community service projects and donates to charities.
Personal Lines Manager, CISR
Erika joined NEC Insurance in 2008 as Personal Lines Service Representative. In 2015 she was promoted to Personal Lines Manager overseeing NEC’s personal lines department.
Erika obtained her Associates Degree from Ozark Technical College and earned her Certified Insurance Service Representative designation in 2010.
In 2019 Erika earned the 2019 Safeco Award of Distinction.
Erika and her husband have 3 children and reside in Marthasville, MO.
John Altgilbers, CIC, CAWC
John Altgilbers joined NEC Insurance in 2007 as a Commercial Insurance Associate specializing in Commercial Insurance. John has over 20 years’ experience in helping clients find the appropriate coverage for their businesses and at the most affordable price. He prides himself on being able to service his clients in all of their insurance needs from Commercial Policies, Workers Compensation, Health Insurance, and Life Insurance.
John currently holds a Certified Insurance Counselor “CIC” designation and a Certified Authority on Workers Compensation “CAWC” designation, which demonstrates his commitment to his profession and to his clients.
John is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and a member of Mary Mother of the Church in South County.
Jeb joined NEC Insurance in 2006, after graduating from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Jeb and his family reside in Washington, MO where he and his family are highly involved in the local community. He is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish where he has led and volunteered on various committees. He has also worked hand in hand to organize fundraisers for the American Diabetes Associate and the Susan B. Komen Cancer Foundation. Jeb is a former officer of the Elks Lodge #1559, a former BNI president and a current member of the Franklin County Country Club and Washington Chamber of Commerce.
Jeb holds the designations of CISR and CLCS, Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist.