The Buchholz Insurance Agency was founded in 1954 by my father, Donald
He started out as a Farmers Insurance Agent and was one of their top
producers. Over time he and a few of his fellow top agents decided that
they had outgrown the structured "captive agent" environment of a
"direct writer" company. Farmers was a good company and had trained
them well, but they wanted the independence of being able to write for
a variety of insurance companies rather than being locked in to only
I grew up around the insurance business, riding my bicycle to the
office after school doing filing and answering the phone. In college,
at the University of Missouri, I finally decided that I would major in
"Risk and Insurance", which was a subset of Finance.
In 1980 I officially joined the Buchholz Insurance Agency and quickly
got my brokers licenses for all lines of insurance and began my career
as an insurance broker.
Not long afterwards I applied for and received a scholarship from the
National Alliance for Research and Education to begin the process of
becoming a Certified Insurance Counselor. I had a bit of a headstart by
majoring in Risk and Insurance, but am still proud of the fact that I
passed all five of the essay exams on the first try. I was told that a
couple of those had a less than 50% pass rate.
I moved from the North St. Louis County office to St. Charles in about
2010 and have been here ever since.
I take pride in running a small agency that caters to clients' needs by
endeavoring to treat everyone as I would like to be treated... as if
they were a family member or a good friend. In fact, many of them are
I represent a number of fine companies and write virtually all lines of
insurance including even specialty ones. I like to feel that I can find
a good quality company and product for virtually any need.
Thank you for reading all of this. If you would like to contact me for
a little chat about your insurance needs or to have a free evaluation
of how well your current policies minimize your risks and protect your
family and your assets, please give me a call at (636) 196-1234 or use
our contact form
to send me an email
Thanks again, and may God bless you and yours,