providing great Insurance
David C. Pass | Agency Manager / Agent
Dave has 19 years of property and casualty and life insurance experience. He has been with Agency One for 10 years. He enjoys the consistency of the client-agent relationship. Dave enjoys the insurance business because he likes helping people and knowing when his friends and clients are covered by insurance in case of an emergency or accident.
Born and raised in Shakopee, Minnesota and very active in the community and service. He is a past Shakopee Lions president and current member. Dave received the “Melvin Jones Leadership and Service Award” for his excellence to service with the Lions club. He is currently active in the Youth Baseball Association. He has coached youth baseball, girl’s fastpitch, boys’ hockey, youth flag football and played and coached for the Shakopee Coyotes Amateur baseball team. Dave was a Tri-Chair for the 2008 State Amateur Baseball Tournament. Dave served on the Shakopee Park and Recreation Board and is a member of St. Mark’s Church.
Dave enjoys watching all sports and is an avid Twins, Vikings, Michigan Football and Gopher Hockey fan. He enjoys supporting the local high school “Sabers” teams. Dave likes to fish, golf, and just play with his kids.
Dave is married with three children and very involved in their activities.
Steven L Smisek | Agent
Steve started his insurance career attending college at Mankato State University. He graduated with a triple major in Finance, Real Estate and Insurance receiving his BS degree in 1988. After completing college he went to work for John Alden Life Insurance Company as a claims manager until 1992. In 1992 he purchased the former State Bank of New Prague Insurance Agency and has been on his own since then helping many customers with their insurance needs.
Steve earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2000 and still holds that designation today.
Steve is active in the community of New Prague, and is a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He is a chairperson of the Tri-County Ducks Unlimited Chapter.
Steve and his wife Becky have three sons and three grandsons. He enjoys outdoor activities like golfing and hunting as well as spending time with his family and friends.
I truly value the relationships I have with my clients. I always enjoy going out to meet and help my current clients as well as any new potential clients. The insurance industry is a great career path and I am proud to be a part of that industry.
Kelly Bauer | Administration
Kelly is a lifelong resident of Shakopee. Loving the area and everything it has to offer, she desired to ground herself in the quaint and historical values of where she calls home. After graduating from Shakopee High School, Kelly received her cosmotoligy license in 1998, and is still involved in the industry today.
She began working for Agency One Insurance in 2015, embracing the opportunities and challenges of working as an administrator for the agency. She loves working with people and the essential needs of clients, her decision to join the Agency One team has been a great move to continuing her roots within Shakopee. Kelly enjoys reading, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her husdand and dogs!
Paul Newton | Agent
“I am proud to be able to provide you with quality insurance products to cover your automobiles, home, boat and recreational vehicles, business and life insurance.”
Growing up with a father in the Air Force and lived all over the country, when asked where he's from - Paul proudly claims to be from the United States. Paul graduated high school from the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, MN and then received his Bachelors from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. After college he moved to Alexandria, Virginia and worked 10 years in various roles for the American Society for Training & Development. He made a career change and moved back to Minnesota in 2004 to work for Federated Insurance. Paul decided, in late 2006 - being an independent agent would allow him to better serve clients long-term. He focuses on commercial insurance and understands risks associated with numerous industries.
Paul enjoys spending his free time with wife (Nyla) and two young boys (Henry & Sam). Paul likes to stay active in the community, involved in sports leagues and serving on numerous boards - Church, Kiwanis, Youth Soccer Associations.