Kent Anthony, CIC, CFP®, CMFC, RFC®
Kent started his insurance career with Farm Bureau Insurance in 1977 and came to Sterling in 1981 to manage First Group Insurance.
Kent has obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and the Registered Financial Consultant professional designations. He is also a National Faculty Instructor for The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, and teaches insurance education courses all over the United States.
In addition to teaching, Kent works with large commercial and business accounts and with financial products.
Kent also does expert witness work.
Executive Vice President
Daniel is the Executive Vice President for First Group Insurance. He lives in Sterling with his wife, Lori (Cook) and four children, Blake, Kipton, Harper, and Graham. They enjoy spending time with family that live in the area as well as attending the many sporting and musical events the children participate in.
Daniel began his professional career as an educator, teaching and coaching in the Valley Center Public School district for 11 years. While there, he worked at the elementary and secondary levels. He graduated from Baker University in 2007 with a Master of Science degree in School Leadership.
Following his time in education, Daniel became the managing partner at Eden’s Auto Sales in Valley Center. While at Eden’s Auto, he helped grow and develop the company into one of the top producing car dealerships in Sedgwick County selling between 400-500 vehicles a year.
With First Group Insurance, Daniel looks forward to building relationships with new and current clients and assisting with their insurance needs.
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.
Paula moved to Kansas in 2005 from Arizona. She obtained her insurance license in 1993 and completed her CISR designation in 1995. She enjoys assisting her clients and educating them in regard to insurance. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, gardening and camping.