About Us


 We are a family owned and operated business and have been for approximately 56 years. We pride ourselves in "Customer Service" and "Dedication" to our customers. We work for "you"! 

    Volk Insurance was established in 1952 by Howard Volk, now retired. Richard Volk now operates the family business under the business name Volk's Avanti Insurance Agency, Inc. with his wife, Diane. Richard has been selling insurance since 1971 and Diane has been selling since 1996. Richard specializes in   life, health and commercial insurance,while Diane sells auto, home and specializes in Bonds. 

    In 2001, Cheryl Choate was added to the agency as a producer and partner. She has been selling insurance since 1989. She specializes in home, auto and commercial insurance.   
    In 2002, Travis Keller was added to the agency as a producer. He is the son of Richard and Diane Volk. Travis has a background in Law enforcement and holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. He has been selling insurance since 2000. He primarily specializes in life and health insurance.

    In 2004, Trevor Keller came to the agency from working with Missouri Department of Transportation. He also is the son of Richard and Diane Volk. He holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. He has been in the insurance field since 1992. He is the Operations Manager for the office but also sells auto and home insurance.

    Our most recent addition is Kelli McGrew. She came to the agency in 2006 after graduating from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Management. She specializes in  auto and home insurance. 

    We are licensed in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Let Volk's Avanti Insurance Agency, Inc. work for "you"! Let us try to save "you" some money and make sure "you" are properly insured.