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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Tim Ford

2217 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310

In the Heart of Beaverdale on the SE corner of Hickman Rd and Beaver Ave.

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Office Hours

8am - 5:30pm
8am - 5pm
Call or text us 24 hours a day!

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2217 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310



Spring means a chance for renewal and new beginnings. Even if it's just a helping hand, or a friendly smile to a stranger who is not expecting it. We can choose to make a fresh start every day.

With the cost of seemingly everything on the rise, insurance costs will naturally be on the increase as well. Now more than ever its critical to have an Agent you can count on to deliver all the discounts you are eligible for, coverage you need and the service you expect. That's us! That is what we have done for the last 28 years and will continue to do into the future. Why pay more and get less? Call/text/email us today!

Bring in your Dog(s) for a treat, we are a Pet Friendly Office!

I'm also licensed in the great state of Missouri! So, if you have any insurance needs in the "Show Me State" let us know and we can give you the same great coverage and service you are used to here in Iowa.

National Insurance Quality Award Winner * Beaverdale Business Association Officer * Beaverdale Neighborhood Association Member 1988 University of Iowa Graduate. 18 Years Ambassadors for Life Qualifier. Life Honor Club /Crystal Excellence Award. State Farm Agent since 1996 - 36 Years total service with State Farm Insurance. 27 Years Legion of Honor Qualifier National Insurance Achievement Award Winner 27 Years * Beaverdale Fall Festival Sponsor.

1985-1988 University of Iowa Mascot - "Herky The Hawk" Yes, I was kinda famous at one time. :-)

We know you have lots of choices in insurance. Dealing with it yourself can be confusing and mistakes can be costly. We can be your local insurance advocate and help you design a plan that suits your needs and budget. We can give you the confidence in your plan that you may be lacking right now, and save you some money as well! We are personally accountable when you have a question, a claim or something you need help solving. Call, email or text me today!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

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Our mission is to help people recover from the unexpected, manage everyday risks, and realize their dreams. Our goal is to be our customers first and preferred choice for all their insurance and financial services needs. We want to be your favorite insurance agency!

Our office is centrally located in the Beaverdale Neighborhood in Des Moines, in the historic Beaverdale Fire Station. Literally 15 minutes from anywhere in the Des Moines and surrounding suburbs.

We are also licensed in the State of Missouri and can help with nearly any kind of insurance you might need in the Show-Me State!

Since 1996 we have put forth the maximum effort to be our customers first choice for their risk management. Our 135+ 5 Star Google reviews tell the story.

Thanks for taking the time to view my website. I personally want to thank you for your business.


One thing I've learned is that I can't do it alone. I have an amazing team of licensed insurance professionals to make certain your questions are answered promptly and correctly. The average State Farm tenure of my team is over 10 years! That means the have the knowledge and experience to handle most any insurance need or situation. I'm here everyday and consider myself lucky to get to work with such a fine team!

Contact us today to see for yourself. We can service the entire metro Des Moines area and all suburbs from our convenient central DSM location in friendly and historic Beaverdale.

Dani Murphy State Farm Agent Team Member

Dani Murphy

Office Manager

Dani has 23 years of insurance experience and joined our team in 2000. She is my Office Manager and can help with nearly any insurance product or question. Dani is a customer favorite because she is knowledgeable and super friendly. Dani is my "right hand" person and takes great pride in taking care of our customers. She also cares deeply about making sure you are properly protected and well taken care of. Call her today to find out just how awesome she really is!

David McNeely State Farm Agent Team Member

David McNeely

Customer Service Manager

David is our Contact Manager, so if you are already a customer there is a good chance you have already talked to Dave. If not, you should! Dave has 15 years experience with State Farm and is extremely friendly, despite being a native of Chicago. Just kidding. Give us a call today and get to know him - you'll be glad you did! David sells Auto and Home/Renters insurance as well.

Karen Ladd State Farm Agent Team Member

Karen Ladd

Marketing Representative

Karen is newest to our team , but not to insurance. She has 20 years plus experience in Life Insurance and is ready to assist you with all your coverage needs and questions!

Marshall Singer State Farm Agent Team Member

Marshall Singer

Marketing Representative

While Marshall is brand new to our office, he is not new to the insurance business. He has prior customer service experience (with two of our largest competitors..shhhhhh) and can help you pick out the right coverages and answer all your questions too!

Give him a call or text today and see what he can do for you!

Joel Shaner State Farm Agent Team Member

Joel Shaner

Customer Service Representative

Joel started with us as a college intern, and it now a licensed multi-line agent. He really knows his stuff and helps us older folks with using the internet and stuff. Joel sells Auto and Home/Renters insurance

Our Agency

  • Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.
  • Our office is open 8am - 5:30am.
  • I have been a State Farm agent since 1996.
  • Before becoming a State Farm Agent, I was previously employed as a State Farm Employee.
  • I am a proud graduate of The University of Iowa.
  • We currently have 5 team members at our agency.
  • We have 50 years of combined insurance experience in our office.
  • Our agency has received awards including: Ambassador Travel, Legion of Honor, Senior Vice President's Club, Crystal Excellence Award, National Quality Award, Silver Scroll, Golden Triangle, and Bronze Tablet

This busy insurance and financial services office has a passion to make a difference in the lives of others and better the community. We are an established, growth-oriented agency with a team of highly motivated individuals. We attribute our success to having a fun, energetic environment that is an enjoyable place to work. We want to work alongside those who are equally committed to excellence and personal achievement. If you want to work in an environment that is fun, challenging, and rewarding, then Tim Ford - State Farm Agent may be the right fit for you! If you believe in having fun in a stable working environment and have a willingness to learn, we should meet to discuss our career opportunity.

Learn more about our agency and the career opportunities with us.
Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.