About Us

Founded in 1953, the Dick Sims Agency, Inc. specializes in meeting the risk management needs of producers of various agricultural commodities. The agency represents several of the leading crop insurance companies including Farmer's Mutual Hail, Great American Insurance, Rain and Hail, Diversified Crop Insurance Services and ADM Crop Risk. The agency is located at 4301 Grand Prix Drive in Logansport, Indiana and serves farmers across the state, primarily in northern and central Indiana.

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About Our Founders & Staff

Dick Sims started the Agency in 1953 selling hail insurance only and still consults with the Agency. In retirement, Dick enjoys cycling, golf, grandkids, food bank, church volunteering and traveling.

Ann Sims previously served as office manager. Her retirement interests mirror Dick's, but also include much nursing home visitation and gardening.

Steve Sims,
President/AgentSteve Sims, President/Agent became a licensed agent and crop adjuster, joining the Agency in 1980. He assumed the role of President in 2001. Steve is active in the church and community, formerly serving as President of the Cass County Council. He is now active on various boards. He was instrumental in establishing Logansport’s annual 2 Rivers on 2 Wheels ( 2riverson2wheels.org ) Bike Tour in 2009 in conjunction with the Cass County Family YMCA. He enjoys cycling, swimming, running, wake-surfing and traveling.

Curt Maxson, AgentCurt Maxson, Agent came on board in January 2008. He has proved to be a quick study and is now very well versed in all aspects of the crop insurance industry. His other duties include spearheading our customer mapping initiative and has mapped over 158,000 acres as of Jan. 2009.

Dave Calisto, AgentDave Calisto, Agent joined the agency in December 2010. He is a Logansport native who began his insurance career in 1986 after attending Ball State University and IU Kokomo. He serves on several local boards. Dave & his wife Natalie have 4 children. His hobbies include coaching youth sports, running and music.

Mike Silver, Agent/Grain Marketing SpecialistMike Silver, Agent/Grain Marketing Specialist grew up on a farm In Tippecanoe County and has been involved in agribusiness his entire life. A licensed crop insurance agent, his full time job is grain merchandiser at Kokomo Grain. He has been affiliated with our agency for many years presenting marketing seminars and now services many existing clients. He looks forward to using his expertise to help new clients as well.

Scott Rush, AgentScott Rush, Agent Growing up in agriculture, Scott learned early on about the values of hard work, family, and trust. He is a Purdue Ag Systems Mgmt. graduate and member of the AGR Fraternity. Scott spent much of his childhood riding with his Dad to visit farmers and today he continues to enjoy working with farmers across the state of Indiana. He lives near Logansport with his wife, Denise, and their two children, Cole and Hope.

Heide Sims, Vice President/IT/Accounting consults and develops database applications and computer software as needed by the agency.