Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Wickstrand Agency is to continue to be the agency of choice in our marketing territory. We strive to have the reputation as a caring, knowledgeable, and professional agency that offers our clients the best personalized, client-focused products that are available; and that our service is second to none. We are active in the community lending a hand and our expertise whenever we can.
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Wickstrand Insurance Agency
Gary Wickstrand has over 39 years in the insurance industry and began his career selling Medicare supplements and life insurance products throughout Virginia. Insurance sales experience turned into an opportunity to work for a major accounts commercial carrier, Wausau Insurance Companies. From there he moved to the independent agency side and worked as a commercial all lines producer for 6 ½ years. All of these experiences built the foundation for Gary to open his own agency with Farmers Insurance Group in 1994 when Farmers entered the Virginia marketplace. After 20 years with Farmers Gary decided to expand as an independent agency offering many carriers products for auto, home, commercial, and life insurance. This equips the agency with the tools necessary to accommodate client’s needs in today’s world where exposure to risk is constantly changing.own agency with Farmers Insurance Group in 1994 when Farmers entered the Virginia marketplace. Gary’s keys to success are paying attention to the details, being persistent, and most importantly, he’s been around long enough to know most risks and know how to manage them at the lowest premium outlay for his clients. Gary has always specialized in been in the top 10 commercial producers for his state for most of his tenure and received awards in Farmers Topper Club and Masters Table.top 10 commercial producers for his state for most of his tenure and received awards for production and retention. He is active in many business associations having held board positions in many of them and is active in several charitable and networking groups throughout the region.