Phil began his insurance career in January of 1981. He was employed by EMC in Wichita. After a year, the urge to “get outside” stirred and he found himself brokering as an agent for several insurance agencies in Wichita. In December of 1982, Phil and his wife Tamara moved from Wichita back to Fairview and joined EAI. Phil primarily enjoys working with commercial customers as well as employee benefits and personal life, health, long term care, and annuity solutions. Phil served as Chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma in 2015-16. Phil and Tamara have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. They also serve as Deacons in their church. He thoroughly enjoys yard work, traveling, and bowhunting.
Doug has been working with EAI since December of 2001. His passion for and involvement in his church and related ministries has directed his desire to serve those with church insurance needs throughout Oklahoma and surrounding states. Doug and his wife Debbie are currently serving as Deacons and have enjoyed working with the youth in their church as well as on the national level. Doug and his wife Debbie have 2 daughters, along with 2 granddaughters. Besides being with his family, Doug enjoys hunting, camping, and barbequing.
Troy has been with EAI since April of 2006. Born and raised on the farm in SW Kansas, what else would he be excellent in but in servicing our agriculture clients’ insurance needs. Troy also serves as our office manager, keeping us in compliance with laws and education. Troy and his wife Darla have 2 daughters. He is an avid golfer and enjoys pheasant hunting.
Evan joined EAI in September of 2015 as the 3rd generation begins. He is a 2014 graduate of SWOSU. In his spare time, Evan enjoys golfing and playing basketball. He is newly married to Emily, and they have a BIG Great Dane, Palmer.
Rebecca came to EAI in 1978 originally. She briefly worked for Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Companies, as well as agencies in Stillwater and Enid before she returned to EAI. Rebecca primarily serves the needs of our commercial clients. Rebecca enjoys her horses, reading, quilting, and of course, her nieces & nephews. She also helps with the children’s programs at her church.
Krista joined EAI in May of 2017. She was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas and has enjoyed being a resident of Fairview since 2005. She has 16 combined years of customer service. She has a love for serving people. She enjoys Studying the Word, traveling and being outdoors. Her joy comes from her faith, and her happiness is centered around her 4 sons and 2 granddaughters.
Kristan Joined EAI in February of 2016. She was born and raised in El Reno, Oklahoma. Kristan is married to Kale who is a Fairview native and they are blessed with a beautiful daughter named Ellie. Some of her favorite things to do in her down time include - chasing after her daughter, spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors.
Our founder. Wes began his insurance career in 1951. In 1952, he and his wife Lauretta, lifted their roots from their home in central Kansas and moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana. There, he took a position with Brotherhood Mutual Life Insurance Company as an agency market representative. In June of 1962, Wes felt the urge to move back home to Fairview with his family and open up his own agency – thus, the beginning EAI. Wes has 2 sons, 5 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He enjoys gardening (OSU Master Gardener), water gardening, and just being outdoors.
Kory joined EAI in October of 2009. His upbringing on a farm in SW Kansas and active involvement in his church has created a passion to provide quality insurance with a personal touch to churches, related ministries and the rural people throughout Kansas, NW Oklahoma and Eastern Colorado. Kory and his wife Dawn have 1 daughter and 1 son. He loves spending time with his family and friends along with golfing, hunting, and watching a variety of sporting events. Kory and his family reside in Meade, KS and operates the Eitzen Agency branch office located there.
Shannon joined EAI in 2005 originally. She briefly worked for Hamilton Bank in Lathrop, MO before she returned to EAI. Shannon primarily serves the needs of our church clients. Shannon and her husband Wayne have 2 sons and 3 daughters. Shannon enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hunting, and boating.
Dakota joined EAI in May of 2016. He is a native of Meade, KS – born & raised. Dakota attended Washburn University in Topeka. He is an avid sports fan, especially football. His hobbies include spending time with family & friends along with spending time outdoors (hunting, fishing, etc.), playing golf, and basketball. And of course, he loves spending time with his wife, Ashton. They were married in April 2017.