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Andy Crider, Agent

Andy Crider, Agent

Andy is a native of Sioux Falls.  Born and raised in this great city, Andy is a graduate of Washington High School.  His professional career has encompassed many different fields including hospitality, management, real estate sales, and financial services. 

Andy left Farm Bureau Financial Services in 2014 and entered the RV industry, but never really felt at home.  In October 2017 he returned home to the financial services sector that he is so passionate about when he became an independent agent with Providence Financial.  As an independent agent, Andy works with multiple companies to make sure his clients are properly covered for life's curve balls while keeping as much of their hard-earned money in their pockets as possible.

Andy has been married to his wife Jenna since 2010.  They have one daughter, Kadence, and one son, Lucas.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, golfing poorly and watching sports.

Andy's email address is

Brooke Angerhofer, Licensed CSR

Brooke Angerhofer, Licensed CSR

Brooke grew up in Brandon, SD and attended the Brandon Valley School District until graduating in 2013. She then pursued a degree in Elementary Education at South Dakota State University from 2013 to 2018.

After college, she moved to Sioux Falls and began working as a preschool teacher at a local preschool center. She enjoyed her time teaching children. That’s when she began her career at Providence Financial in the Fall of 2019. Brooke literally has the heart of a teacher, and she welcomes the opportunity to teach the importance of adequate coverage to those she serves at Providence Financial.

Brooke has been married to her husband, Ryan, since 2018. He works full time at the Air National Guard in Sioux Falls. They have two Corgis named Nokie and Randy, and are expecting their first child in August 2020. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, golfing, watching Bears football, and supporting the SDSU Jackrabbits.

Brooke's email address is

Bryan Niehoff, Agent

Bryan Niehoff, Agent

Bryan began his career with Modern Woodmen of America as a Financial Representative in 2000. He enjoyed helping his clients plan for their financial future and protect themselves along the way. In August of 2012 Bryan was appointed to Managing Partner and started to build his own district of financial representatives for Modern Woodmen of America. 

Bryan has earned the Career Development Award, Rookie of the year, and Modern Woodmen's National Sales conference many times. He was also president of his local NAIFA chapter for four years.

Bryan and his wife, Alaina, have a 17 years old son, Landen. They lived in Pierre, where Bryan was born and raised, until 2014 when they moved to Sioux Falls. Bryan enjoys time with family and friends as well as camping, hunting, and fishing. He also coached baseball and football for many years.

Bryan's passion is to help as many people as possible in his life and career.

Bryan's email address is

Jaimee Graham, Licensed CSR

Jaimee Graham, Licensed CSR

Jaimee grew up in Brandon and graduated from Brandon Valley High School in 2002. She started working at JC Penney's in 1999. Jaimee then went on to complete her degree in Business Management & Marketing from Colorado Technical University in 2007.

While at JC Penney's, Jaimee wore many different hats. Starting out as a sales associate, moving on to become a department manager, office assistant, and customer service representative. In March of 2013, Jaimee decided to take a leap of faith and enter into the insurance and financial services industry at Assurgo. In October of 2018, Assurgo merged with Providence Financial where she has become a Personal Lines Agent and Customer Service Representative.

In her free time, Jaimee loves spending time with her family, golfing, hanging out with friends, and spoiling her two dogs, Charlie and Jaxx. She also enjoys watching the Chicago Bears and SDSU Jackrabbits.

Jaimee's email address is

Donald "Joey" Larsen, ChFC®, Owner | Agent

Joey was born in West Point, NE. He lived in Nebraska most of his life. He graduated from Bancroft-Rosalie High School in 1997. He then attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1997 to 2003.

Joey began his career in the financial services industry in June 1997 with Union Bank & Trust Company in Lincoln, NE. He entered the insurance industry in 2002 offering fixed annuities with Union Agency. In December 2003, Joey left the financial services world and started a brief venture as a home-based construction materials salesperson. In December 2006, Joey moved to Sioux Falls, SD to begin a career as a real estate agent. In December 2011, he reignited his passion for serving the financial needs of his clients by becoming an insurance agent for Farm Bureau Financial Services. Joey worked as an agent with Farm Bureau Financial Services from December 2011 until August 2017.

Joey left Farm Bureau Financial Services to open Providence Financial as an independent agency in September 2017. As an independent insurance agent, Joey is embracing the responsibility to provide his clients the best service and the best coverage, at the best possible price.

Joey is an active member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and a passionate supporter of Kingdom Capital Fund in Sioux Falls, SD. He is married to Kassie and has a son, Tristan, and a daughter, Trinity. Joey enjoys spending his spare time with his family, playing golf with his friends, and watching Husker football.

Joey’s email address is

Joshua Messner, Agent

Joshua Messner, Agent

Joshua grew up outside of Harrisburg, SD and attended Harrisburg High School. Joshua then went on to pursue a degree in Financing at the University of South Dakota's Beacom School of Business from 2010 to 2015.

Soon after college Joshua returned to the Sioux Falls area and began working with a catering company providing wedding and event planning. He quickly realized this was not his passion. He then began a career at Farm Bureau Financial Services as an Insurance Agent.

Josh left Farm Bureau in November of 2017 and joined the Providence Financial Team. Being able to work with several companies to provide the client the service and coverages they need, at a competitive price, is a blessing. He has always had a passion for going out of his way to help others, which translates well into properly protecting a client's assets.

Joshua was recently married to his beautiful bride, Kara. They have a dog, named Roman, whom they spoil like a child. In Joshua's free time he enjoys spending time at his parents' lake home on Lake Madison, SD, pretending he is a decent golfer, and watching Packers football and Cleveland Indians baseball.

Joshua’s email address is

Kara Messner, Controller/CSR

Kara Messner, Controller/CSR

Kara was born and raised in Webster, South Dakota. After high school she attended the University of South Dakota where she studied accounting at the Beacom School of Business. Kara graduated from USD in 2014 with her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and moved to Sioux Falls shortly thereafter in pursuit of a career.

For the first years in Sioux Falls, Kara worked a few different jobs doing private accounting. She and her husband, Josh, were married in August of 2019. The following February, she was inevitably allured into the insurance industry and became part of the Providence Financial family. Kara focuses on the financial aspect of the business at Providence while also providing exceptional service to our valued clients when called upon.

In her spare time, Kara loves to enjoy a glass of wine with friends, go boating at the lake with her family, spend time catching up with her brothers and sisters, and go on long walks with Josh and their fur-baby, Roman.

Kara's email address is

Laurie Mowry, Account Executive

Laurie Mowry, Account Executive

Laurie is a native of Northwest Iowa. She began her insurance career in 2011 when she joined the team in her hometown State Farm office, eventually joining a State Farm team in Sioux Falls.

In October 2017, she joined Renae at Assurgo and began her focus on commercial insurance. She made her way to Providence Financial in October 2018 when Assurgo joined forces with Joey and his team.

Laurie's focus is information management for the agency's commercial accounts. She is committed to making sure that your questions get answered and requests are completed with accuracy and efficiency.

Laurie keeps busy outside the office with walking, reading, and volunteering.

Laurie's email address is

Mark Promes, Agent

Mark Promes, Agent

Mark was born and raised in Newcastle, NE, just across the river from Vermillion, SD. In 1985 he moved to Sioux Falls and began a career in the wholesale building material industry. He started in the warehouse and was later promoted to Territory Representative. He continued this role for 27 years.

In April 2012, Mark decided to take on a new challenge in the financial services industry. He became an insurance agent at Farm Bureau Financial Services. In September 2018, Mark left Farm Bureau and joined Providence Financial as an independent insurance agent.

Mark has four children: Michael, Lauren, Spencer and Taylor. He is a member of Holy Spirit Church and enjoys coaching junior football, golfing and a range of other activities including participating in Tough Mudder events.

Mark’s email address is

Renae Eidenshink, CPCU, CWCA, Agent

Renae Eidenshink, CPCU, CWCA, Agent

Renae began her insurance career working as a commercial lines underwriter, agency manager, and a branch manager. After 23 years, she moved to the direct customer relationship as a licensed independent insurance agent. While serving as an independent agent, Renae also had the opportunity to work as a COO for a large insurance agency and was a partner of a property casualty brokerage firm.

Renae has attained the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Certified WorkComp Advisor (CWCA) designations. Her training has given her the tools to identify and mitigate the key factors driving up the cost of insurance for business owners.

In 2007, Renae started Assurgo and specialized in Pay as You Go Work Comp. Assurgo provided all commercial lines products and also offered bookkeeping and payroll services. Assurgo had the opportunity to serve many business owners to help them smooth the ride of cash flow, employee claims, return to work programs, and overall cost of doing business.

In early 2018, Renae realized she wanted to eliminate the administrative work of owning a business and focus on her passion for serving her clients. Joining with Providence Financial has enabled her to do just that. It is Renae's goal to work with our business clients at a deeper level, using the experience and knowledge that she has attained along the way to do whatever it takes to help them grow and become more profitable. Ultimately, Renae delivers business owners "Peace of Mind" by helping them move their business forward inside and out.

Renae and her husband, Jeff, have four children. Renae and Jeff are passionate about supporting the SDSU Jackrabbits in all sports.

Renae's email address is


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