Kevin & angie tuma
Cedar Rapids, IA
I was raised on a dairy farm in southern Minnesota where I learned the value of discipline and developed a good work ethic. While attending University of Minnesota, Duluth, where I received my bachelor’s degree in Business Management, I spent my college summers in a direct sales internship. It helped me develop skills in sales, leadership, and organizational management. In 2010 with five years of experience under my belt, I learned about the opportunity with Family Heritage from a good friend.
When I interviewed with the Infinity Business Group agency, I loved that not only was I going to get paid really well today, but I was also going to have an income stream that would pay me long-term. I had the ability to work with people with shared values and that I enjoyed spending time with, who were willing to invest in my growth and development.
I love that in our business we truly get paid what we’re worth; you don’t get rich overnight, but build wealth for the long-run.
I grew up in the small town of Cascade, Iowa. I received my bachelor’s from Loras College in Dubuque, IA, graduated in 2004, and went on to receive my masters in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. I paid my way through school by spending my summers in a direct sales internship, adding a variety of sales, leadership, and business skills to my resume. I soon realized that a sales career was a much better fit than engineering.
In 2008 I heard about Family Heritage from a good friend and was immediately attracted to the income opportunity and flexibility. At first, I wasn’t sure about a career with an insurance company. Everyone I spoke with was so easy to talk to and positive, which really gave me a sense of the team atmosphere and that I would be well-supported.
This business has been fulfilling for me in so many ways. In my years with Family Heritage I have been so fortunate to be mentored by leaders that I respect professionally and look up to in my personal life. I have made so many meaningful friends along the way and even been able to have the time and money to pursue my love of travel. All this and every day I get to wake up feeling good about what we do day in and day out: protecting families.
We met on a mid-year sales trip with Family Heritage and became friends over the course of the next couple years on incentive trips and sales meetings together. After we dated for a year, Kevin moved to Iowa and we married in the fall of 2015. This brought about a unique opportunity to join forces and create a “family” business. We both had established client bases and teams over the first three to five years of our careers, and wanted to maintain our individuality, while building a business together. Our strengths and weaknesses complement each other and running a business together has brought about exciting new challenges and adventures. Most importantly, it has really broadened our vision for our business and the future for our family.
In January 2015, we opened a regional office in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for our team of agents—Unity Group. To learn more about our Core Values click below