Get to know the agents at MG Insurance
We are here for you… What is important to you? How can we help protect your family, farm, or business? From new teen drivers in the house, to spending summers at your lake home, or starting your dream business…Let’s talk about what is happening in your life and how we can protect it.
With a background in Special Education, Christian spent 15 years working in public schools with special needs kids. Later, he pursued a career in the insurance industry, working for the Silveus Insurance Group and specializing in crop insurance. Christian enjoys the insurance agency and purchased MG Insurance from Michael Gauquie on January 1, 2018. Christian and his wife Laura have lived in the Willmar area for over 12 years, and have 3 boys who are busy in sports. Christian & Laura also own the Dunn Brothers Coffee in Willmar. Through their businesses, the Ochsendorf’s are proud to give back to the local schools, churches, non-profit organizations, and sports teams. When Christian is not chasing his kids around or running his insurance and coffee shop businesses, he enjoys recreational sports like hunting and fishing.
Christian is licensed in Property and Casualty, Life, Health, Accident, Farm, Liability, and Crop Insurance.
Phil has a well-rounded background in both farming and business. He worked in agricultural sales, business planning, human resources, and the investment industry before coming to MG Insurance over 3 years ago. Phil is married with 3 adult daughters and 2 grandkids. Born and raised in the Atwater – Grove City area, Phil has been a resident of Willmar for the last 21 years.
Phil likes reading, nature and enjoying the Minnesota outdoors. When he’s not filing claims or reviewing policies for his clients, he likes to hunt, fish, and work on landscaping or gardening projects at his daughter’s hobby farm.
Phil is licensed in Property and Casualty, Farm, and Liability Insurance.
Michael started his career in the insurance business with Farm Bureau in 1978. He worked for Farm Bureau for about 4 years when an opportunity arose to work for an independent agency. After he got a taste of how an independent agency worked, he knew he wanted to start his own agency. In 1988, Michael started MG Insurance. He has since sold MG Insurance to Christian Ochsendorf, but continues to work at MG Insurance as an agent. With decades of experience and expertise in farm insurance, Michael is able to exceed customer needs. In his free time, he enjoys playing cards with friends and an occasional fishing trip.
Michael is licensed in Property and Casualty, Life, Health, Accident, Farm, and Liability Insurance.
Shana has worked in the insurance industry for eleven years, with eight years being with Tengwall Agency, formerly of Willmar. Shana is “born and raised” in the New London-Spicer area and owned a nail and hair salon prior to her insurance career. She enjoys spending summer weekends with her family and friends boating on Green Lake or riding motorcycle. Shana also enjoys feeding and watching her backyard friends – the birds, bunnies, and squirrels. Shana has two adult sons and a teenage daughter and currently resides in Spicer, MN.
Shana is licensed in Accident, Life, Property & Casualty insurance.
Bruce has over forty-six years of experience in the insurance industry. He joins us after working at his own agency, Tengwall Agency, in Willmar for several decades. Bruce lives in Benson, MN and enjoys hunting, fishing, and woodworking.
Bruce is licensed in Property, Casualty, Life and Health insurance. He is also a Series 6 Registered Representative and can sell mutual funds and variable annuities.
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