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Troy Alexander

Troy has been a professional insurance agent since 2008. Troy is a 1st generation insurance agent starting in the crop insurance industry. In January 2011, Troy started Thorn Creek Insurance Services Inc. and entered the property and casualty industry writing Farm, Business, Livestock, and Commercial Ag across the Midwest and Nationally. Troy has a deep passion for agriculture and the agriculture community. Troy grew up on a grain and livestock operation that included a 700-sow farrow to finish operation and cattle operation.

Lynn Alexander

Lynn is originally from Northwest Indiana. She moved to Springfield in 1994. Lynn and Troy started the agency in January 2011. Lynn was previously a manufacturing accountant/comptroller. Lynn handles agency management, accounting, licensing, international transit insurance, and all forms of livestock insurance. Lynn enjoys spending time in the pool, reading, cooking, and traveling with her husband.

Connor Loftus

Connor is from Springfield, IL and joined the Thorn Creek team in 2016. He handles farm, agribusiness, commercial, personal lines, livestock, and life insurance across the Midwest. Connor enjoys building relationships with his clients. In his free time, Connor enjoys traveling, spending time on the lake with friends and family, and spending time at the family farm in Greene County, Illinois.

Kris Elliott

Kris is from Staunton, IL and joined the Thorn Creek team in 2023. Kris comes from a background of owning his own school photography business for 33 years. His experience of servicing and building relationships has been the key to his success. He is excited to continue servicing and building relationships with the Thorn Creek team and clients. He handles farm, agribusiness, commercial, personal lines, livestock across the state of Illinois. Kris enjoys spending time with his wife and their grandchildren.

Connie Tripp

Connie joined Thorn Creek in 2020, but has been in the insurance industry since 2006.  She enjoys working with clients and getting to know them.  Her role is quoting, policy reviews, and customer service.  Connie enjoys spending time with her family, watching football, and visiting new places.  

Sarah Reardon

Sarah is from Quincy, IL and moved to Springfield to obtain a degree from UIS.   She was originally licensed in 2011, but left the insurance industry for a couple of years.  She joined the Thorn Creek team in the summer of 2022 and services all of the Farm, Commercial, and Personal policies.  She enjoys working with clients and assisting them as needed.  In her free time, Sarah enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

Kim Darrah

Kim joined Thorn Creek Insurance Services in October of 2018.  She has held a Property & Casualty insurance license since 1994 and has been working as a Crop Insurance Service Representative for the past 10 years.  In her spare time Kim enjoy’s time spent with her husband, daughter, family and friends.

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