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.

Drew Farrer, AgentDrew Farrer, Agent is a 2001 Pioneer High School graduate. He attended Joliet Jr. College, where he judged livestock for two years. In 2007 Drew graduated from Purdue University, where he earned his degree in Animal Agribusiness. Drew and his wife Stacy , an elementary school teacher, have 1 son who was born in early 2012. They are members of Crosswind United Methodist Church in Logansport. Drew has five years experience as a Crop Insurance agent and is also an Associate Sales Rep. for Crimmins Seed Sales and looks forward to working with area farmers for seed and risk management needs.

Scott Rush, AgentScott Rush, Agent joined our team in 2017. Scott grew up in the area and his family has a strong agricultural background. He graduated from Purdue University and spent the last 14 years traveling with IndyCar racing. He now has a young family and has returned to his father's home-place near Logansport.

Haley Samuelson, Marketing/CSRHaley Samuelson, Marketing/CSR started at the agency in November of 2015. She grew up in Tippecanoe County and graduated from Saint Mary's College in 2005 with a degree in Communication Studies. She has a son born in 2007. She moved to Logansport in 2012 and enjoys getting to know the community in which she serves.

Heide Sims consults and develops database applications and computer software as needed by the agency.