Insurance Office Inc. Bedford| Meet Our Staff

Wayne Koontz

In 2003 Wayne started with IOI as our Farm Agent. He has a BS degree in Dairy Science from Penn State University and received his P & C license in 2003. Wayne has years of experience in the farm industry himself. He still owns a small herd of Jersey, known as Stan-El Jerseys. He has been a long time 4-H leader helping kids understand responsibility and showmanship. Wayne is also involved in the Harmony Hill Barbershop Choir, Flight 93 Memorial Chorus, Bedford County Planning Commission, and Bedford County Chamber’s Agi-Business Committee. He is the dairy superintendent of the Bedford County Fair and is on the board of the Chalybeate Spring Ministry. He received the Chamber’s Excellence in Ag Award in 2001 Wayne and his wife Kathy live in Bedford, PA and attend the Bedford United Methodist Church where he teaches Sr. High Youth Class. Wayne enjoys playing piano and organ, and spending time with his family and two grandsons.

Brenda Yoder

Brenda Yoder

Brenda has been in the insurance industry since February 1983. She joined IOI March of 2013 and works as our Commercial/Farm/Life Insurance Sales CSR. She has her Certified Insurance Service Representative and Certified Insurance Counselor designations. Brenda lives in Bedford with her husband, Merv, and two very spoiled dogs, Rudy and Maxx. She enjoys camping, watching sporting events with her husband, walking, reading, and having good times with her family and friends. Brenda and her husband are both members of the Community Grace Brethren Church.

Kendra Popelish

Kendra Popelish

Kendra started with IOI in July, 1994. She obtained her Property & Casualty license in April, 1995 and her Certified Insurance Service Representative designation in 1998. She worked as a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative until she was promoted to the accounting department in 2000. Kendra resides in Bedford, PA with her husband and has two grown sons. She enjoys walking and spending time with her family and their dog Jasper.

Brenda Haer

Brenda Haer

Brenda joined IOI in July 2014 with 5 years experience in the Insurance industry. She specializes in Life and Health, but also is licensed in Property & Casualty. Brenda is licensed with a huge market to meet all Health and Life Care needs. She comes from 10 years of financial experience as a Bank Assistant Manager. She enjoys watching her 3 children in all sporting events, along with spending time with her husband and 2 English Bulldogs.