Atlas Insurance Brokers, LLC (North)


Vance PriggeVance Prigge

Vance has been a full-time, licensed agent since 1993 and is the founder of Atlas Insurance Brokers, LLC. He is a Past President of the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association. Vance is a first generation agent and Luther College graduate.

Bill NystromBill Nystrom

Bill has been a licensed insurance agent in Minnesota since 2006. An Atlas agent since 2010, he offers an extensive line of cost effective and comprehensive insurance solutions to meet your personal and business needs. After earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing from St. Mary’s University, Bill started his insurance career with American Family in Rochester where he quickly became a top agent. He and his wife, Erin, are partners in two Potbelly Sandwich shops located in downtown and NW Rochester. Originally from Winona, Bill now resides in Oronoco with his family.

Taylor GilbertTaylor Gilbert

Taylor has been a licensed agent since 2010. He started as a financial adviser with New England Securities. In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing hockey as well as running 5k’s. He is originally from Antigo, WI.

Dakota BiwerDakota Biwer

Dakota has been a licensed agent since 2016. Prior to working at Atlas, Dakota worked for Hy-Vee for 8 years. Dakota is originally from Austin, MN. He enjoys helping people, and making a difference in the community. In his free time, Dakota enjoys the outdoors and golfing.

Rory VeselRory Vesel

Rory was born and raised in Rochester. He earned a bachelors degree in Business Management from Augsburg College. Rory enjoys playing golf and hockey.

Justin PowersJustin Powers

Justin is a first generation insurance agent who got his start with American Family Insurance. In his free time, Justin enjoys boating and hanging out at the family cabin on Lake Zumbro with his son Owen, daughter Penelope, and fiance Megan. Other than relaxing, Justin takes pride in remodeling and updating his rental property as well as managing a small local network called RochMNDads.

Therese ArmsteadTherese Armstead

Therese has been in the insurance industry for over twenty-five years. She graduated from the University of Illinois with bachelor’s degree and from Winona State University with a MBA. She serves the community on the Board of the Lourdes Foundation and was a past Treasurer/Ambassador for the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce.

Jenney RitchieJenney Ritchie

Jenney has been a Minnesota licensed agent since 1999. Prior to joining Atlas Insurance Brokers, she worked as a customer service agent for over nine years. Jenney is originally from Phoenix, AZ. She is also involved with Business Network International, Zumbro Valley Chapter in Rochester, MN.

Emily DemersEmily Demers

Emily provides personal lines underwriting and placement support to Atlas agents. She earned her associates degree in Business Administration from RCTC. Emily lives in Lake City, MN and in her spare time enjoys spending time outdoors and reading.

Mark ZollerMark Zoller

Mark has been a licensed agent since 2011. He earned his bachelors degree in finance from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Mark lives in Rochester and enjoys golf in his spare time.

Kayla SproutKayla Sprout

Kayla has been insurance licensed in Minnesota since 2016. After graduating from Lake City High School, she earned her associates degree from RCTC. Kayla now resides in Rochester and plans to continue her growth with the Atlas team. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys cooking, playing volleyball, and spending time with friends and family.

Kurdi TahaKurdi Taha

Kurdi works with Rory Vesel and Dakota Biwer to provide service and support to Atlas clients. She is pursuing her associates degree in business administration from RCTC. She and her daughter, Nahla, live in Rochester.

Jenna AndersonJenna Anderson

Jenna is originally from Austin, MN. She earned her bachelors degree in business management from Luther College in Decorah, IA.

Bryant MorcombBryant Morcomb

Bryant provides accounting and administrative support to Atlas agents and clients. He earned his bachelors degree in Accounting from Winona State University. Bryant lives with his wife in St. Charles.

Grant PetersonGrant Peterson

Grant provides accounting and administrative support to Atlas agents and clients. He earned his bachelors degree in business administration from Winona State University.

Jordyn CavalcoJordyn Cavalco

Jordyn is part of the customer service team. She enjoys boating, hiking, and traveling in her spare time. Jordyn is originally from Wabasha, MN.


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