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Tim Kunkel

Tim Kunkel, Former President and CEO

Tim Kunkel, former President and CEO, founded Kunkel & Associates in July of 2003. Tim's passing took place in April of 2013. Under his leadership, the company grew to forty-three employees, clients in over forty states, and three locations. Tim's focus included executive management, creation and implementation of innovative solutions, and the hiring and development of company employees. As company President, Tim was heavily interested in promoting employee growth and development as a key factor for overall company success.

Tim's involvement within the community included sitting on the Board of Directors at Finley Hospital and Premier Bank. He also served on the Board of St. Marks Community Center and Country Inn & Suites in Galena, while holding several officer positions in a number of development companies.
Kim Kunkel

Kim Kunkel, President

Kim Kunkel is the current President of Kunkel & Associates. Kim's vision for the company emphasizes continued growth through a combination of relationship development with clients and partners while promoting employee growth. As company President, Kim contributes an extensive background in business administration from operating her own business within the toy industry for over seven years.

Kim's involvement in the community is largely based on volunteer work with different groups including St. Joseph the Worker and St. Patrick's Parishes, Wahlert High School, and the Visiting Nurses Association. Kim is also on the board of directors at Unity Point - Finley Hospital, Premier Bank, and the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kim acquired a Licensed Instructor degree, with top honors across the state of Iowa, and assumed the position of Admissions Director for a local business. She also taught continuing education courses for several years within the same organization.
Jason Knockel

Jason Knockel, CEO

Jason Knockel joined Kunkel & Associates in 2006 and was appointed company CEO in 2013. As CEO, Jason's vision is characterized by strong emphasis in continuity of Kunkel & Associates areas of excellence such as personalized client service and relationship management. Jason's focus entails incorporating innovative services that allow clients and insurance companies to come together and work within a realm of fields including property & casualty, employee benefits, claims management, and safety & loss control.

Jason obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics. He also acquired designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and Certified Risk Manager (CRM).

Currently, Jason serves on the Advisory Council for Integrity Insurance Company and is a member of the Board of Directors at Unity Point - Finley Hospital and the Dubuque Independent Football League.



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