Our Team

Andy Jacobson 

Andy graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in the Spring of 2002 returning to his hometown, Willmar, soon thereafter.  With a passion for golf and working with people, he spent the next two years working at local golf shops and the YMCA.  Looking for a challenging and rewarding career, Andy chose insurance, allowing him to help his many acquaintances with their insurance needs.  Upon completion of Property & Casualty licensing requirements, he joined Insurance By Strehlow April 1, 2004.  Since then, Andy has found success in providing the RIGHT personal and commercial coverage for his many clients.  Marrying in September 2004, he and Sara are committed long-term to the Willmar area!

Kim Nygaard, CISR

Kim began her insurance career in 2003 when she became licensed in property & casualty, life, and health insurance. She obtained her CISR designation in 2006.  While the majority of Kim's insurance career has been focused on evaluating business risks and making sure they are properly insured, Kim also enjoys working with individuals & families to make sure their personal assets are insured properly.

Sara Lieser

Sara began her insurance career in 1997 at a small, two-person agency in Monticello, working with the agency's personal lines customers. After moving out of the Monticello area in 2006, she began working with commercial clients and eventually moved into training and administration. Whether with co-workers or clients, Sara's true passion is helping other people find answers and succeed.

Norm Strehlow, CIC

Norm's insurance career began in 1975 working with his father, Charles, who started Strehlow Insurance Agency in 1956.  In 1978, Norm earned the prestigious CIC designation retaining ever since by attending the required annual update seminars. Soon after purchasing in 1980, Norm changed the agency name to Insurance By Strehlow moving to its present location in 1981.

His experience and education assures the professional delivery of personal, commercial, and life/health insurance products to a wide diversification of clientele.

Anne Fenske, CISR, AINS, API

Anne began her insurance career in 1980, obtained her Certificate of General Insurance in 1986 and worked in various areas of the industry until 2000. She left the insurance industry to raise her family and pursue other interests. Anne joined the team at Insurance By Strehlow in June 2013 and is licensed in Property and Casualty lines of insurance. Anne enjoys spending time with her husband and sons.

Tammy Miller

Tammy started her insurance gig in 2003 after she sold her coffee shop in New London. Upon finding she had a love for supplying insurance solutions to customers based on their needs, she obtained her life, health, property & casualty license in 2005 and has never looked back. 

She enjoys and specializes in personal lines and agricultural insurance going back to her “farm girl” roots.

In her spare time, she enjoys lake time & traveling with her husband, gardening and spending time with her kids, grandkids, and her fur kids