Meet the Staff

Meet the SPP Staff

Johnson, MarilynMarilyn Johnson

Personal Lines Account Executive

Marilyn Johnson has 39 years of experience in the insurance industry.  She worked in Contracts and Compliance on the company side for 19 of those years before returning to her hometown of Marathon.  She then switched to the agency side and has written new business and serviced customers in the personal lines department since joining Stille Pierce & Pertzborn in September 2008.

Geneva AllerdingsGeneva Allerdings

Personal Lines Account Executive

Geneva Allerdings graduated from Alta High School in 2010 and then continued her education at The University of Northern Iowa and graduated in 2013. After graduation she moved to Des Moines for a short time before she and her husband decided to move back to their hometown in Northwest Iowa. Geneva has been working as a Personal Lines Account Manager for two years at SP&P and greatly enjoys working with our clients. When she isn’t in the agency, she enjoys the outdoors, crafting, and spending time with her husband, son, and dog.

Barb Soellner

Barb Soellner

Office Manager, Commercial Lines Account Executive

Barb Soellner has lived in Northwest Iowa her entire life and has 22 years of experience in Property Casualty Insurance, educated by the original owners of Stille Pierce & Pertzborn. Barb and her husband, Dan have lived in Storm Lake for a total of 25 years and have two daughters and four grandchildren.

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Lindsay Brechwald

Commercial Lines Account Executive

Lindsay Brechwald was raised in Albert City, IA and has stayed close to her roots.  After 14 years of working in Occupational Therapy, she attended Buena Vista University graduating in 2011 with a BA degree in Human Services.  After seeking a career change, Lindsay has been with the agency in both the Personal Lines and Commercial Lines since 2013.  She enjoys the daily challenges and changes involved in the insurance industry and working with customers on their needs.  She is licensed in Property & Casualty, Personal Lines, Accident & Health and Life Insurance.  She is currently seeking her CIC Designation.  In her spare time, Lindsay and her two sons, Tate and Cale, enjoy attending the boys’ sporting events, snow skiing, hunting, home renovations and spending time with friends and family.

 Winterhof, HalliHalli Rieman

Commercial Lines Account Executive

Halli Rieman was raised in Aurelia, Iowa and graduated from Aurelia High School in 2005.  She then continued her education at Iowa Central Community College and Iowa Lakes Community College studying Business Administration.  Most of her professional career has been spent in the banking industry working as a teller, personal banker, and mortgage and consumer loan officer.  Halli then changed careers when she joined the agency in 2014 where she has worked in both the Personal and Commercial Lines Departments.  She enjoys learning about various different aspects of our client’s businesses and how we can better serve their needs.  Halli and her husband, Jesse, live in Newell with their dog, Harvey.  In their spare time, they enjoy golfing, traveling, and spending time with their friends and family.

KelliKelli Turnquist

Commercial Lines Account Executive

Kelli Turnquist is a Buena Vista University grad and a Storm Lake native. She and her husband Ryan reside in Alta with their baby girl and very large Alaskan Malamute. Kelli is new to the insurance world but she is eager to learn and in time, become an expert. In her spare time, she enjoys hunting and fishing, watching college football and spending time with her family. Kelli is also an accomplished photographer.

Wetherell, BarbBarb Wetherell

Life and Health Account Executive

Barb Wetherell has worked at SPP since 2003 where she finds great passion helping health insurance clients every day.   Barb grew up in central Iowa and met her husband, Dale while attending college at ICCC.  They’ve made their home near Alta since 1989 where Dale has a trucking business and they raised their family.  Outside of work, Barb enjoys camping, boating, cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes & spending time with her family & friends.

 SPP InsuranceAndrea Schultz

Life and Health Account Executive

Andrea Schultz, a native of Denison has been a licensed insurance producer for 9 years. Andrea attended college in Iowa and Kansas, graduating with a degree in Mortuary Science, joining her family business as a licensed funeral director until moving to Storm Lake where she became involved in the insurance industry. She is licensed in Property and Casualty, Life and Health insurance and focuses on health insurance for both individuals, small and large group, employee benefits and Medicare. She lives in Storm Lake with her husband, Larry and enjoys motorcycles, golfing (depending on the day) and anything that involves being in or on water.


Claudia Pertzborn

Finance Director

Claudia Pertzborn grew up in a small farming and mining community in Northern Nevada. She moved to the Rocky Mountains and received a Finance Degree from Colorado State University in Fort Collins; and after graduation she worked as a Personal and Small Business Banker for a bank in Denver for 2 ½ years. She transitioned into an inventory analysis/logistics role with a large food manufacturing company before moving to Storm Lake with her husband and two dogs. Claudia is now working as our finance director and enjoys working with the staff and customers of Stille Pierce & Pertzborn. Claudia is fluent in Spanish and helps translate whenever the need arises. On her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, skiing, and spending time with friends and family.