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Ross Hendrickson

Ross T. Hendrickson, MBA, President

Ross Obtained his Property/Casualty License in 1992 and his Life/Health in 2000. Ross received his BBA in 1993 and his MBA in 2007. In 2006, Ross and his family moved to Chanute from Topeka and joined McCune Robinson, Inc. as the third generation to work in the P&C family owned agency. In 2009, Ross purchased McCune Robinson, Inc. from his father-in-law, David M. Robinson, and became the second son-in-law to own the family agency. The name was changed to MRH Insurance Group, Inc. at this time. Ross enjoys playing golf, reading biographies, working in his yard, supporting the Washburn Ichabods and being involved in his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta.

Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson, Agency Consultant

My insurance career began as a home office multi line Property and Casualty underwriter in Topeka, Kansas in 1959.  I was licensed and "sat the desk" for 7 years before moving to Chanute, joining Alice's dad, David McCune, in his agency. David McCune mentored me on the agency side of the insurance business and in 1972, David McCune retired and I purchased the agency.

Bob Gunther

Bob Gunther, Central Region Manager

I began my insurance career in 1977 in Marshall, MN.  I am now the Central Region Manager for the agency, which includes marketing and producer for our clients.  My goal is to provide the personal and professional service you deserve.  My wife, Jill, is the Athletic Director at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.

Chad VanHouden

Chad VanHouden, Life Insurance

I am a Chanute High School graduate.  I received my license in 2007 and joined the agency in 2009. In 2012, I married my wife Dr. Kari Hamlin, and we reside outside of town. In June 2013, we were blessed with a sweet baby boy and have since added another baby boy and a sweet baby girl to our family.

Debbie Butcher

Debbie Butcher, CISR, Agency Service Manager.

I have been licensed in insurance since June of 1980.  I started with the agency in August of 1985.  I got my CISR designation in 1996.  I have been married for 43 years and have two married sons, one grandson who is 8 and one granddaughter who is under one year old.  I enjoy doing things with my family, reading, golfing and traveling.

Joann Gomez

Joann Gomez - Oliver, Senior Account Representative.

I started my insurance career in 1982.  I joined MRH Insurance in October 2016 as Senior Account Representative.  I enjoy spending time with my 2 daughters, as they keep me busy with their activities. 

Nancy Peter

Nancy Peter, CISR

I started with the Agency in 2004, was licensed in 1982 and have 31 years in the insurance industry.  I enjoy camping with my family and long walks.

Carrie Cooper, CISR

Carrie Cooper, CISR

I received my license in June 2004 and have been with the agency since October 2007. I received my CISR designation in December 2010. I have been married for 42 years, have two sons & one darling 10 year old grandson. I enjoy working with people, so insurance is a great profession for me.

Lisa Gant

Lisa J. Gant, CSR

I joined MRH Insurance in August of 2014 and obtained my license in August 2014 as well.  I have been married for 33 years, have one son, and three grandchildren.  I enjoy spending time with my family and working in my yard and garden.

Jade Gardner

Jade B. Gardner, CSR

I joined MRH in September 2017 and was licensed in October 2017.  I am currently working on my Associate of Science degree from Neosho County Community College and then plan to work toward my Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.  I have been enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard for 5 years.  To top it all off, I have a sweet daughter named Josie who keeps my life fun and exciting.

Taylor Catterson

Taylor Hogue, Business Manager

I started with MRH Insurance in July of 2018 and was licensed in August 2018. I graduated from Pittsburg State University in December of 2018 with my Bachelors of Business Administration. I have enjoyed my time with MRH so far and look forward to continue my employment here and all that they have to offer. I enjoy spending my free time with my husband, Quinton, and my one year old daughter, Briar.

Amy Hendrickson

Amy Hendrickson, Marketing Manager

I  graduated from Washburn University in 1993 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.  I worked for the Capper Foundation as a Special Event Coordinator in Topeka, Ks.  I began my career with the Agency in 2006 and obtained my license that same year.  I enjoy spending time with my family as we have two boys, Jack and Max.  I serve on our local PTO Board and I'm a member of the 2013 Leadership Chanute Class.  I'm also an active member of Zion Lutheran Church and a supportive parent of 4-H.

Alice Robinson

Alice Robinson, Office Support


David McCune

David McCune, Founded the agency in 1932.