Wheat State Insurance Group

Our Staff and Mission

Wheat State Insurance Group LLC, an Independent Insurance Company, has a commitment to provide specialized, high quality insurance coverage to our clients, while staying within their personal budget. Allowing them to protect their most valuable assets, as well as have the highest quality of life they can. We offer a positive and friendly workplace for our employees, allowing opportunity for growth within the organization for those individuals with the talent and desire to grow. With these guiding principles, we will continue to grow profitably, while ensuring success to both clients and employees.


Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

Wife, Dog Mom to three Rescue Pups, College Basketball Fan and Insurance Agent!

Jess has been an Agent since 2009 & joined Wheat State Insurance Group in 2012. Licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Her main focus is recruiting, training and team building. She loves spending time outdoors with her husband Ryan and three dogs, Bristol, Avery and Zoot. Jess can often be found playing in the dirt, fishing, and gardening, riding quads on their property, and cheering for the KU Jayhawks. She also refinishes antiques, a trait she learned from her father.


Jason West

Jason West

Husband, Music lover, Traveler, and Insurance Agent!

Jason has a background in homes and motorcycles. In addition to being a licensed Realtor since 1994, he has worked in the insurance industry since 2004. Jason joined Wheat State Insurance Group in 2015 and is a licensed Property & Casualty Agent. He is married to his best friend Sydney, and together they share three children Jordan, Andrew, & Hank. Jason loves traveling to ocean locations, going to live concerts, camping, spending time with family and friends and tinkering on his Jeep.


Kendra Beckwith

Kendra Beckwith

Mom, Daughter, Karaoke Enthusiast and Insurance Agent!

Kendra has had her Life and Health License since 2012. Upon joining our family at Wheat State Insurance Group in July of 2016, she completed her Property & Casualty Licensing. When not at work, Kendra prefers spending her time with her son and singing karaoke with her friends! She also loves visiting with her parents, taking care of Monkey - which is a chiweenie (Chihuahua/Dachshund Mix), and keeping her monsters in line.


Johanna Ramirez

Johanna Ramirez

Wife, Soccer mom, Crafter and Insurance Agent!

Johanna is a new bilingual Home and Auto Insurance agent. She has been married to Julian an amazing soccer player/coach for 10 years. They have three children a daughter Jaili and two sons Julian Jr. (J.J.) and Johan (Nico). You will most likely find her at the soccer fields either cheering on one of the teams her husband coaches or her children's teams. Her hobbies include crafting, cooking (which is amazing), baking, chasing around her kiddos and somehow squeezing in time to read.


Molly Fisher

Molly Fisher

Wife, Mom, Sports Fan and Agent!

Molly has been an Insurance Agent since 2011. She joined the Wheat State Insurance Group Team in 2017. Specializing in Farms, she also writes all lines of insurance, including personal home and auto, commercial and Life. Molly will be getting married to Bob Almanza in July 2017. She loves chasing around her 3 kids, Riley (14), Grant (10) and Faith (6) in their various year-round sports including football, basketball, soccer, track and baseball! Molly also host's an annual 5K race in memory of her late husband Phil Fisher, benefiting the American Heart Association. When time allows, she'll squeeze in sometime for quilting.


Kennton Hoffman

Kennton Hoffman

Husband, Father, Soccer Fan, Founder/Owner of Wheat State Insurance Group!

Kennton is the founder and owner of Wheat State Insurance Group. He is married to his beautiful wife Kyra and has three children Emma, Kierran & Lillian. When he is not hanging out with his work family in the office, you will most likely find him field side at one of his three kids soccer games. Beyond soccer his hobbies are movies and swimming with his family, and dinning with his wife. When he gets to kick his feet up and take a break, he prefers the sunny days in Florida. He has been a licensed Insurance Agent since 2009. He is licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health.