About Ideal

Everyone deserves to retire well and with confidence. This belief is the foundation for why we do what we do, and why our passion shines through in the service we provide all of our producers. By giving you the tools and information you need to succeed, we know that we’re making the future of retirement a lot brighter for so many.

About Ideal

You work hard for your clients and deserve to have a producers group (or marketing organization) that works just as hard for you. Ideal Producers Group was founded to provide concierge-level quality services to producers like you for both annuity and life insurance needs. We commit to deliver truly independent and unbiased marketing assistance with quality products from top ranked insurance companies. We strive to create a “partnership plan” that addresses YOUR needs, YOUR goals, and YOUR business model.

Our Core Values

  • God and family come first.
  • We are committed to understanding our Members and their businesses so that we may properly serve them.
  • We are hardworking, trustworthy, friendly and responsive.
  • We are a goal-focused organization that seeks and embraces changes that help us to achieve our goals.
  • We pitch in and help each other out.
  • We help those less fortunate than ourselves and contribute a percentage of our profits to charitable organizations.
  • We are competent experts in our field; focused on growing as individuals and as a company.
  • A positive attitude is everything – we are part of the solution, not part of the problem.
  • We value and actively seek input from all of our associates to improve our business.
  • We will at all times run our company based on these and other Biblical principles.

God and family come first

Meet Our Partners

Ron Essary

CEO of Ideal Producers Group
ressary@idealpg.com

Ron Essary

After his family and his faith, Ron Essary is most passionate about the insurance industry in which he has had a career for more than 30 years. He began in 1979 as a field agent, then went on to start a marketing organization which eventually serviced more than 15,000 agents. After leading that successful company for over 20 years, he resigned and for a short time considered retirement...

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Karen Essary

Senior Vice President of Marketing
kessary@idealpg.com

Karen Essary

As a busy mother to five children, Karen Essary is no stranger to hard work or to the joys of helping others. While she is the leader of the Marketing Team at Ideal Producers Group, she is also quick to put herself in the middle of a task when it means helping an Agent toward success. Karen says...

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Ideal Advisors

David Henggeler

Senior Annuity Advisor
dhenggeler@idealpg.com

David Henggeler

With more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, David Henggeler has built strong rapport with some of the most successful producers across the country. At Ideal Producers Group, he leverages his deep expertise in income planning and exceptional product knowledge to help his advisors refine and grow their practices while delivering outstanding service throughout the sales cycle...

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Holly Taylor

Senior Annuity Advisor
htaylor@idealpg.com

Holly Taylor

In her 15+ years in the insurance world, Holly Taylor is known in the industry as one of the most successful annuity consultants in the country. On a daily basis, Holly is involved in the intricate details of her valued producers’ practices...

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Kim Strickbine

Senior Annuity Advisor
kstrickbine@idealpg.com

Kim Strickbine

Kim Strickbine is recognized as one of the most successful annuity marketers in the country. Kim consults over a hundred of the most elite financial practitioners, serving as a virtual extension of their offices. Not just a product specialist, Kim offers proactive support that producers need to excel and enhance their business...

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Mason Morasch

Senior Annuity Advisor
mmorasch@idealpg.com

Mason Morasch

Mason Morasch is a graduate of Kansas State University, and has years of experience providing agents with first class marketing and service support. Mason's case-development skills, ability to problem solve, and wealth of industry and product knowledge come together for a winning combination...

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Richard Billings

Senior Annuity Advisor
rbillings@idealpg.com

Richard Billings

Richard Billings started as an independent agent more than 35 years ago. During his successful career as a producer, Richard met Ron Essary and began a lifelong business relationship, as well as friendship. Initially renting office space from Ron, Richard eventually went to work for him and began a second successful career as a Senior Annuity Consultant...

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Stephanie Chapman

Senior Annuity Advisor
schapman@idealpg.com

Stephanie Chapman

Stephanie has worked with both Ron Essary and Karen Essary for over fifteen years, gaining experience in multiple facets of the industry. After a short time in the banking industry, Stephanie found her way into Annuity Marketing and has been in the field ever since...

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Ideal Life Advisors

Brian King

Senior Life Advisor
bking@idealpg.com

Brian King

Brian brings over 20 years of life insurance industry experience to his producers here at Ideal. He began his career with Prudential as an agent learning, not only life insurance product and sales, but the art of garnering referrals.

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