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Other agencies may claim the best staff, but at The Budd Agency, we think ours is the most friendly and qualified. Service with a smile, we think the smallest account should receive the same care and attention as the larger. That's why when we think about our wonderful staff, we think of our friendly agents as your team

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Meet The Team


David Budd
President Emeritus

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Dave is the third generation owner, manager, and principal agent.

He began working at the agency while still in high school, and earned his agent's license before graduating from Indiana Central University. He is licensed in all lines of insurance, but works mainly with farms and businesses.

Dave is happily married to his wife, Karen (Rife). They have three amazing daughters: Becky, Katie, and Jenny.

Dave is a member of Bethel Bible Church, as well as Gideons and Kiwanis, and a 4H project leader.  

     Even though Dave passed away from this Earth on

July 9, 2022, he still guides us by what he taught us and by his example.

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Angie Fox is a licensed agent handling all lines of property, liability, and life insurance. She graduated from Winamac High School and Grace College, and began working at the agency in 2007. Angie has two wonderful daughters, Brittany and Becki.

Angie is also an active member of Bethel Bible Church. 

What is your favorite quote?

 "One small crack does  

 not mean you are

 broken. It means you

 were put to the test

 and didn't fall apart."

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Melody is a Customer Service Representative.   She graduated from Winamac High School.  She has two marvelous sons, Noah and Lucas.  She is an active member of Bethel Bible Church. She loves volunteering at her church and with the local  4-H program.  Melody enjoys spending time with her family and gardening (or playing in the dirt).

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Karen is the owner and principal agent.  She grew up just west of Winamac and graduated from Winamac High School. Karen is married to Dave and, not coincidentally,

also has three amazing

daughters named Becky, Katie, and Jenny.

She is a member of Bethel Bible Church, is active with the 4-H, and is a volunteer with the Indiana State Museum.

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