Ruese Insurance Group is the premier, relationship focused, insurance agency in the West Central Ohio

When it comes to protecting your future, look to the people that have been in the business of preserving their client’s future for over 130 years.

No Matter The Need, We’ve Got You Covered

Business Insurance

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Business insurance is vital for the protection of your company’s assets and consequently, its financial future. Whether you are just starting or have been in business for decades, we will partner with you to get to know your operations and provide the proper coverage for you. Click to start working with your new insurance partner today.

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Home Insurance

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The largest financial investment most people will ever make is in their home. We will help you secure comprehensive coverage tailored to your home and possessions. Click below to discuss whether or not your home and assets are covered properly.

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Auto Insurance

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With rising costs of healthcare and increased costs for collision repair, the recommended levels of insurance have changed. Click below and get peace of mind by letting one of our agents sit down with you to analyze the appropriate level of insurance for your needs.

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Farm Insurance

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In Western Ohio, most of the farmland will exchange hands in the next 15 years. This is an excellent opportunity to assess your family’s land and the coverage you carry on it. Click below to speak to a trained professional about farm protection.

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Life Insurance

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From leaving a legacy to reducing the burden on your family at the end of life, our agents can help you plan for the moment when you can no longer be there for your loved ones. Click below to get a quote on your customized life plan.

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Our Team

The Sidney Team

Rudy Keister

Agency Owner

More about Rudy

Rudy has been in the insurance industry since 1988. He resides in Sidney with his wife Rhonda. When he is not at work, he is very active in the community and is on several Boards. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, hunting and shooting.

Email: rkeister@rueseinsurance.com

Josh Ross

Account Representative

More about Josh

Josh stays involved in the community through participation in multiple boards and attending local events. During his free time if he is not busy enjoying life with his wife, two sons and English bulldog, you can probably find him on the golf course or watching a sporting event.

Email: jross@rueseinsurance.com

Deb Holthaus

Personal Lines

More about Deb

Deb is enjoying her shift in career after retirement from education. She likes the challenge of new learning and the opportunity to interact with customers. In her spare time, she and her husband travel and attend concerts; and she is always thankful for any chance to be with family and her six grandchildren.

Email: dholthaus@rueseinsurance.com

Patty Curtner

Commercial Customer Service Representative

More about Patty

Patty loves watching her daughter, Madison, play collegiate soccer and spending time with her husband, Adrian, riding their Harley and venturing to new places. Her son, Tommy, and his wife, Sierra, have blessed her with 2 beautiful grandsons, Hendrix and Parker, which she can’t get enough of.

Email: pcurtner@rueseinsurance.com

Cindy Lumpkin

Personal Customer Service Representative

More about Cindy

Cindy has been in the insurance industry since 2005 specializing in Personal Lines.
When Cindy is not working at Ruese handling your personal accounts she is working
in her family business at Dick Lumpkin’s Auto Body in Piqua. She enjoys spending time
with family and friends, and heading to the gym for a quick workout.

Email: clumpkin@rueseinsurance.com

Stacey Rowley

Commercial Customer Service Representative

More about Stacy

Stacey lives in Piqua with her husband Dwane and their four children Alysse (15), Ava (14), Karsen (11) and Michael (8). She enjoys spending time with her family, watching her children’s many sporting events, vacationing at the beach and working out.

Email: srowley@rueseinsurance.com

Shari Davis

Account Manager

More about Shari

Shari lives in Sidney with her daughter Allison, David Langdon and their two cats, Sookie and Arlene. She is an avid reader and enjoys watching the Yellow Jackets, Buckeyes and Steelers.

Email: sdavis@rueseinsurance.com

Angie Zimmerman

Administrative Assistant

More about Angie

Angie enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, visiting casino’s, reading, attending music concerts, and outdoor activities including gardening, boating, motorcycles, and nature bike trails.

Email: azimmerman@rueseinsurance.com

Brittney Landis

Personal Customer Service Representative

More about Brittney

Brittney enjoys OSU football, going to concerts and spending time with friends. In addition, she plays guitar, volunteers at the local animal shelter and loves to read.

Email: blandis@rueseinsurance.com

The Piqua Team

Matt Ratermann

Matt Ratermann

Agency Owner

More about Matt

Matt joined the agency in 2003 and is one of the partners of the corporation. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University and is married to his wife Jane and has a daughter Taylor and son Devin. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, following their kids’ extracurricular activities and has served on the Piqua Chamber board, Grow Piqua Now board, Fort Loramie Athletic boosters and is currently on the United Way board.

Email: mratermann@mccolloch-baker.com

Kate Hoffman

Account Representative

More about Kate

If Kate isn’t volunteering or participating in the many local events she can be found on the roads running or cycling. She is a member of Positively Promoting Piqua, The Piqua Optimist Club, Piqua Chamber of Commerce board, and the Upper Valley Networking Group.

Email: khoffman@mccolloch-baker.com

Jennifer Worley

Jennifer Worley

Commercial Customer Service Representative

More about Jennifer

Jennifer currently resides in rural Shelby County with her husband Jason, two dogs, Jasper and Molly and has a son, Nathan. In her spare time, Jennifer likes to read, go deer hunting and watch high school basketball.

Email: jworley@mccolloch-baker.com

Nikki Hatcher

Personal Customer Service Representative

More about Nikki

Nikki enjoys spending time with family; especially her grandbabies Brayden and Brileigh. If she isn’t with her grandbabies she is snuggling with her 9 furbabies watching the OSU game!

Email: nhatcher@mccolloch-baker.com

Ron Long

Personal Customer Service Representative

More about Ron

Ron spends most weekends with friends and family and watching sporting events and cooking. He also enjoys classic cars, antique shopping, and listening to music.

Email: rlong@mccolloch-baker.com

Alyson Morris

Administrative Assistant

More about Alyson

Alyson enjoys traveling the states and abroad in addtion to gardening, the arts, scuba diving and almost anything water related.

Email: amorris@mccolloch-baker.com

The Fort Loramie Team

Steve Ratermann

Agency Owner

More about Steve

Steve has been in the insurance business for 35 years, and is one of the partners of the Corporation. He resides in Fort Loramie with his wife Chris, and they have 3 children, Laura, Scott and Jamie. He enjoys golfing, fishing, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He has served as an officer on many local organizations and remains active with them.

Email: sratermann@ratermanninsurance.com

Nate Barhorst

Account Representative

More about Nate

Nate resides in Fort Loramie with his wife Ashley and their 4 children Addie, Cooper, Cruz, & Chance. Nate enjoys being involved in the local community through the Chamber of Commerce, German Heritage Days, and the Athletic Booster Club. When he has a minute or 2 of free time he likes to catch a Bengals, Reds, Buckeyes or Golden State Warriors game.

Email: nbarhorst@ratermanninsurance.com

Sharon Stienecker

Customer Service Representative

More about Sharon

Sharon enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and she likes to scrapbook with friends. Sharon lives in New Knoxville where she is on the board of the Friends of New Knoxville Library.

Email: sstienecker@ratermanninsurance.com

Lynn Baumer

Administrative Assistant

More about Lynn

Lynn and her husband Gary have 3 children Nic, Colleen, & Kyle. In her spare time, Lynn likes reading, camping and watching the Buckeyes.

Email: lbaumer@ratermanninsurance.com

What our customers say

“Rudy and his staff are exceptional! They exceed our expectations and help us make sure we always have what we need. They are a welcome and refreshing parter in times where it is very difficult to find an organization that actually adds value to your business.”

Jeff Hemm, | Hemm’s Glass

“What can I say about McColloch-Baker Insurance Services…their customer service is exceptional, the staff is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Even though they are a community insurance agency they have all the products a big insurance company has to offer but with a personal touch.”

Kathy Sherman

“Placing our farm & auto business with Ratermann Insurance has been a great move for us. Not only were they able to save us money but both Nate & Matt have personally been out to meet with us at the farm after a claim. They have also provided recommendations and advice to improve our coverage and to help us to better protect our home & farm. We are very happy that we chose Ratermann Insurance with our family’s insurance needs!”

Tony & Patty Eilerman

Companies We Represent

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Ruese Insurance Group

Ruese

100 S. Main Avenue Suite 200
Sidney, OH 45365

Phone: 937-498-4586

McColloch-Baker

219 Looney Road
Piqua, OH 45365

Phone: 937-773-5626

Ratermann

311 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 317
Fort Loramie, OH 45845

Phone: 937-295-2131