Wishard Insurance, LLC is an independent, family-owned insurance agency. We offer life, health, long-term care, Medicare supplements, annuities, home, auto, personal and commercial insurance products. At Wishard Insurance, we take pride in knowing that our family is working hard for your family. Customer service is what keeps our customers coming back again and again.
Rita Wishard has been a licensed Insurance Agent for 20 years selling LIfe, Health, Long-term care insurance, Medicare Supplements and Annuities. She started the family business Wishard Insurance, LLC in 1997. Rita graduated from Mt Marty College with an Associates Degree in Business Administration. She’s been married to her husband Steve since 1969 and they have 3 children, Carrie, Toby, Jody, along with 9 grandchildren. Steve and Rita live on the family farm south of Florence.
Jody graduated from Florence High School and attended South Dakota State University, where she majored in Nursing. In 1999 she married Kyle Peterson and moved to his farm near Vienna, SD. Upon graduating from SDSU, Jody worked in the Emergency Department at Prairie Lakes Hospital as a Registered Nurse and Certified Emergency Nurse. In 2008, Jody joined forces with her Mother, Rita, at Wishard Insurance. Kyle and Jody still live near Vienna, where they raise their 4 children, and Kyle farms.
Toby joined the Wishard Insurance team in January of 2017. He is the Farmers Insurance Agent specializing in property casualty insurance. Wishard Insurance can cover your Home, Auto, Life, Business and Financial needs, with quality Farmers products.
Toby spent over 20 years with the Codington County Sheriff’s Office, with the last 8 years spent in the position of Elected Sheriff. Toby uses his law enforcement background of witnessing property loss to protect his clients with quality products, and adequate coverages.
Carrie graduated from Florence High School and attended the University of South Dakota, where she majored in education and administration. After 20 years in education, Carrie has now joined forces with the family in the insurance field. Carrie resides outside of Florence with her husband. They have two grown children.
Jeremy joined the Wishard Insurance team in 2020 and is a licensed property casualty agent, specializing in Auto, Home, Farm and Business insurance. Jeremy is originally from Clark but now resides with his wife Carrie in the Florence area. Jeremy previously worked in the industrial supply field with positions of inventory management, field services, and industrial sales beginning in 2007. Jeremy and Carrie have two grown children.
“They have the answers to all insurance questions and they make you feel comfortable about inquiring on certain matters.”
~ Linda Peterson
Why Wishard Insurance?
At Wishard Insurance, we take pride in knowing that our family is working hard for your family. Customer service is what keeps our customers coming back again and again. We are your insurance family!