Janelle Friedman, CPCU

Sr. Vice President

With nearly 30 years of experience working for insurance carriers, brokers, and managing general underwriters, Janelle brings a unique combination of knowledge and experience to Jester Insurance and to her clients.

Janelle has served as a speaker on various insurance issues for the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Iowa Association of School Business Officials, the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities, and has also instructed at the Municipal Clerk School. She is a member of the United Way of Central Iowa Women’s Leadership Connection and volunteers at the Young Women’s Resource Center.

What is your favorite aspect of working at Jester?

I feel like I can make a difference here. I’ve got a great group of clients that I really enjoy working with and I love having the ability to be a strong advocate for them when needed, or sometimes to simply help them navigate the often-confusing world of insurance. What I do here is more than just sell insurance, I help solve problems.

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