First State Insurance Agency was established in 1946 by E. Ellwood Willard and is currently owned by Bruce Meckem, President, and Chris Meckem, Vice President, who have a combined 46 years experience in the insurance industry.
We are a full-service insurance agency that serves the insurance needs of nearly 2300 individuals and families, and over 800 business concerns in Southwest Missouri. As an independent Agency, we don’t work for an insurance company, we work for you.
We currently have 13 employees, 175+ years of experience and represent over 50 companies. This enables us to be able to select the coverage you want and need at a competitive price!