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Koda Insurance Group

4400 Buffalo Gap Rd
Suite 2600
Abilene, TX 79606

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About Koda Insurance Group

About Koda Insurance Group

We are an independent agency formed in December of 2014 with very talented agents and customer service representatives. Our goal is to provide customers with the best most comprehensive policy at the best price and this is accomplished by talking to many different insurance companies on your behalf.

Meet Our Team

Brendan Messenger

About Koda Insurance Group


Direct Number : 325-603-0843

Fax Number : 325-216-2929

Brendan graduated Summe Cum Laude from Midwestern State University in 2001 and served in the US Army in Iraq (1st Cavalry Division) and Afghanistan (82nd Airborne Division) during the war. He currently holds the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designation (LUTCF), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFCâ), and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Currently, Brendan is one of the only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designees in Abilene with a focus on insurance. Brendan knows and understands a broad collection of insurances, from Medicare insurance to business insurance. In a world of misinformation and ads that oversell, you can rest assured that Brendan will provide you with objective information. Brendan resides in Abilene with his wife Kayla, daughter Callie, and son Isaac.

In the Army, Brendan served as an airborne infantryman, deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002. Upon his return, he attended Officer Candidate School and was later transferred to the 1st Cavalry Division, deploying to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004. While in Iraq, Brendan's platoon patrolled the most dangerous road in the world at the time, Airport Road in Baghdad. The first Iraqi independent elections also occurred while Brendan and his unit patrolled the streets of Iraq, protecting the safety of the voters. Brendan was honorably discharged as a 1st Lieutenant in 2006.

Jacob Passmore

About Koda Insurance Group


Direct Number : 325-603-0845

Fax Number : 325-216-2905

Jacob holds a General Lines Property & Casualty License as well as a Life, Accident, and Health Insurance license. He is also a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist, a unique designation that allows him to serve his business clients deeper than those who advise without it.

Jacob currently resides in Abilene, Texas. Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife of 7 years, Amanda, and his adventurous 4 year old son, Drake. He also loves hunting, fishing, gardening, and carving decoys. He supports the hands and feet project, and was a four year letterman in football for the Abilene Christian University Wildcats!

John Foster

About Koda Insurance Group


Direct Number : 325-695-9999

Fax Number : 325-695-9998

John has been an Independent Small Business owner in the Abilene area since 2012, serving the Big Country and West Texas. Having this experience, John can relate to the everyday needs a Small Business owner would have to have for their day to day Insurance needs and or requirements.

As an ex-bull rider and bare back rider, he understands the importance of insurance. So whether it be Personal insurance or Commercial Coverage that you are looking for, give John a call.

Raised in Texas, John has a deep love for hunting, fishing, rodeos and football. His first and true love is his wife of 17 years, Brandy. He enjoys having his 2 sons Bracken and Trae at his side sharing the life experiences and traditions of a good ole Texas Man.

Ruby Kemp

About Koda Insurance Group

Customer Service Representative, Office Manager

Direct Number : 325-695-9999

Fax Number : 325-465-0023

Ruby holds a General Lines Property & Casualty License. She is currently our commercial lines CSR and office manager and has 20 years insurance experience.

Ruby currently reside in Talpa, Texas, which is halfway between Coleman and Ballinger. She enjoys working on their cattle/goat ranch with her husband Walter. She has 5 kids and Walter has 1; between them we have 15 grandkids. They keep them busy with birthdays and holidays.

Krystina Matsler

About Koda Insurance Group


Direct Number : 325-695-9999

Fax Number : 325-695-9998

Krystina is one of our valued Customer Service Representatives. She has been in the insurance industry since June of 2016 and enjoys helping customers with their insurance needs. As one of our valued CSR's, Krystina is able to assist customers with quotes, answer questions, process changes, make payments among other things.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She studied Photography at the Art Institute in Dallas and enjoys taking pictures on the weekends for family and friends.

Kyla Seelke

About Koda Insurance Group


Direct Number : 325-695-9999

Fax Number : 325-695-9998

Kyla is one of our valued Customer Service Representatives. She has been in the insurance industry since June 2014, working for several insurance agencies prior to becoming a part of the Koda Insurance Group team. She began working for Blake Fulenwider Insurance as a Marketing Assistant and became licensed as an agent, which led her to become a CSR. She stayed there for approximately a year. While there, she graduated from Cisco College with her Associates Degree, specializing in Marketing. After that, Kyla took an opportunity with Perkins Insurance Agency as a CSR and worked there from June 2015 to August 2016. In August she attained her position with Koda Insurance Group. She enjoys assisting customers with new quotes, processing changes, answering questions and many other things around the office. She is also responsible for our social media presence and other marketing opportunities

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and her newborn son, Cameron. They also have two dogs and a new house that keep them busy. Kyla is very thankful to have such a support system, full of family, friends and colleagues. She highly values education and plans to go back to school to obtain her Bachelors in Business Administration within the next year.

Stephanie Freeman

About Koda Insurance Group

Secretary/Life and Health CSR

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The Agency offers all types of Insurance including Health, Life, Medicare, Business, Homeowners, Auto, Investments products, and Retirement Planning, so we are able to handle any need of our customers.

We look forward to serving you at Koda Insurance Group, please give us a call at 325-695-9999.


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