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Our Marshalltown, Iowa, office roots go back to the 1930s and the Gallup Insurance Agency. In 1976 the name was changed to Independent Insurance Services of Central Iowa. Over the years, we have remained committed to forging strong and long-lasting relationships through our insurance solutions and exemplary customer service.

In February 2020, Independent Insurance Services of Central Iowa joined AssuredPartners. This partnership provides us with access to a vast network of industry pros and resources, allowing us deliver innovative products and solutions that are tailored to our clients’ precise needs.

Our local expertise includes numerous programs to protect individuals and businesses, including home, auto, crop, property and casualty, farm, medical, life insurance and employee benefits. Special areas of expertise, in addition to personal insurance programs, include risk management and insurance programs for commercial customers in manufacturing, contracting, medical, nursing homes, churches and agribusiness.

Paul Beals

Agency President

Paul Beals was born and raised in Marshalltown and graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1984. He is a graduate of Iowa State University where he earned a BA degree in Economics. After several years in operations management with GE Capital, Paul returned to Marshalltown and entered the field of banking, most recently as Senior Vice President with Farmers Savings Bank. He has been very active in the community serving on various boards and committees. He is currently serving on the Board of the Marshalltown Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Marshalltown Rotary Club, a member at First United Methodist Church and serves on the Marshalltown Business/Education Alliance. He is also very involved with his children's activities, supporting Marshalltown schools, coaching softball and helping with the Community Y youth swim team. Paul and his wife, Jennifer, have four children: Samantha, Mackenzie, Zoe and Carson.