Kent Anthony, CIC, CFP®, CMFC, RFC®
Kent started his insurance career with Farm Bureau in 1977 and came to Sterling in 1981 to manage First Group Insurance.
Kent has obtained the professional designations of Certified Insurance Counselor, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and Registered Financial Consultant. He is also a National Faculty Instructor for the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research and teaches insurance courses all over the United States.
Kent currently works with commercial insurance and financial products.
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Jim is a Vice President at First Group Insurance. He began his career in insurance with his father-in-law in Hutchinson, Kansas in 1981. He spent most of his career with Allstate Insurance before transitioning to First Group Insurance. He is a graduate of Life Underwriter's Training Council (LUTC) Part I & Part II.
Jim has sold full service insurance including Life, Health, Auto, Home, and Commercial for over 30 years. He maintains close, personal relationships with his customers to make sure their needs are covered.
Jim grew up in Scott City with family remaining in Western Kansas. He currently resides in Hutchinson in the same home that he and his wife had built in 1989. During his free time, he enjoys bass fishing (amateur and competitive), tailgating with the K-State Wildcats, and visiting his son Jackson in Lawrence and daughter Jordan in California.
Angela Krone, CISR
Raised in Sterling all her life, Angela graduated from Sterling High School in 1997. She went on to attend Hutchinson Community College before eventually graduating from Wichita State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. After college, she managed a financial services company in Wichita for five years.
In 2010, Angela and her family moved back to Sterling to help out with the family farm. In July of 2013, Angela joined the First Group Insurance team. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, and their three kids, along with horseback riding and camping.
Coming from a military family, Rylee has experienced many different areas and cultures growing up. He has lived in 14 different states and one country during his childhood. Sterling became his home after attending and graduating from Sterling College. Rylee was on the men's basketball team and obtained his degree in sports management/sports marketing. Upon graduating from Sterling College, he has gained experience in customer service as he worked for Ford and Solgen Power in Tuscon, Arizona. Rylee now resides in Sterling and will be getting married in July of 2022 to Kylah Comley.
Assistant Vice President
Gladys grew up in Lyons, where she started her insurance career at the age of 19 with American Family Insurance. In 2013 she had the opportunity to own and run her own Agency and at this time relocated and moved to the Wichita area. While in Wichita she had the opportunity to expand her commercial lines knowledge while holding a Commercial Management position at Sims Insurance Services. She joined First Group Insurance in January of 2020 and comes with 12 years of insurance experience and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Gladys is able to help you with your personal, commercial, and life insurance needs. On her free time, she enjoys camping and spending time with her family.