We help protect what you work to create

Bollwerk has 60 years of Commercial Business Management Experience

Appropriate Coverage. Competitive Premium. Managed Risk.

If you serve people, Bollwerk serves you

Hotel, Motel, Resort, Restaurant, Habitational

Protect your Home & Auto - and protect your business

Home & Auto, High Value Homes, Vacation Homes, Rentals, Auto, Recreation, Travel & Umbrella

Producers and Risk Managers

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MICHAEL SCHEFFER, MBA - Agency Owner, 25 Years as an Owner or Principal in several businesses.

Mike founded his Independent Insurance Agency following 25 years as an Owner or Principal in several businesses, most notably a World leading Engineering and Manufacturing firm that delivered nearly $500 million in complex, precision heavy industrial technology.  Mike earned his Computer Science Degree at Indiana University, and his MBA at Loyola University.  Mike’s clients benefit from his experience with the strict contractual and production disciplines of Manufacturing, and his perspective of Risk and Loss as a business owner like themselves. 

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RICHARD AARDSMA, CIC, CRM - 40 Year Agency Veteran, Certified Risk Manager

Rick has been an Independent Agency Owner for 40 years, recognized as a leader in earning the “Million Dollar Agency” Award and the “Partners In Excellence” Award for outstanding service to his clients.  Rick earned his Insurance and Risk Management Degree (Summa Cum Laude) from DePaul University, and also holds the designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM).  Rick’s clients benefit from his unique and valuable experience in designing sound and successful Risk Management strategies.