Nicole has been with the Candos Agency since 2003. Nicole is responsible for the management of the commercial team in regards to new business and services clients with their business needs.
VP Agency Operations
Jamie has been with the Candos Agency for 11 years. She specializes in Commercial Lines Insurance, new business and customer service. She graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with degrees in Sales Management and Organizational Leadership and Supervision. In her spare time she enjoys running obstacle course races and being outdoors.
Partner, VP Sales
Rick Pedersen is currently an agent and VP of sales for the Candos Agency. He began his insurance career working for Farmers Insurance AgencyPoint Chicago in a customer service role. He continued his customer service journey with Candos Agency and quickly gained an interest in sales. He now specializes in Commerical Insurance and Employee Benefits, and has a strong background in Auto and Home Insurance. Rick views himself as a problem-solver and enjoys working with client's individual, family and business needs. He belongs to several professional organizations that bring education, advocacy, and networking to dedicated industry leaders. Outside of work, Rick is a dedicated husband and father. He enjoys his 16-Inch softball league and occassionaly golfing in the summer.
Jerry Candos has been with the Candos Agency since 2007. Jerry is responsible for loss management and field underwriting as well as supports the commercial team.
advocacy, and networking to dedicated industry leaders. Outside of work, Rick is a dedicated husband and father. He enjoys his 16-Inch softball league and occassionaly golfing in the summer.
Client Services Associate
Sarah joined the Candos Agency in 2020 and specializes in Commercial Lines Customer Service. In 2019, she graduated with a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Saint Ambrose University. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family.