President & CEO
Mitchell attended and graduated from Clinton High School. In 1983, he graduated from Drury College with a BA in Business Administration. In 1983 Mitchell returned to Clinton and joined his brother Milton and father Harry in the Agency. He was in charge of operations and service from 1988 to 1997. Mitchell became President in 1997 and the sole owner in 1998.
Over the years, Mitchell has been a director of Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Twin Lakes Hospice, United Way, Clinton School Committee 2000, Clinton Rotary Club, and Clinton Main Street.
Mitchell is the past State National Director for the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents and served on the Board of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association. He is also a director for First National Bank, Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc., Truman Lake Community Foundation Advisory Board, Community Foundation of the Lake, as well as a member of the Clinton Rotary Club, Masons, Scottish Rite Shrine and Elks Club. He is also a member of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake West Chamber of Commerce, and Camdenton Chamber of Commerce.
Tami Mills, CIC
Tami started her insurance carrier in 1997 by obtaining her Life & Health Insurance Producer license while working as a Benefits Specialist for a firm in Carthage, Missouri. Tami joined the Mills & Sons team in June 2002.
At Mills & Sons, Tami is responsible for life, health, and employee benefits sales and service for all of their locations, as well as the overall management of the Employee Benefits department. She works with existing and prospective clients to evaluate their needs regarding health insurance coverage. She reviews and updates coverages and negotiates changes to limit plan costs.
Tami is a member of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, the Southwest Missouri Association of Independent Insurance Agents, National Association of Health Underwriters, and Missouri Association of Health Underwriters. She is also a member of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake West Chamber of Commerce, Camdenton Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as Vice President for the Heart of the Ozarks Professional Business Women. Tami received her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2005.
Adam Mills, AIP, RWCS
Adam was born and raised in Clinton, Missouri where he graduated in 2008. He then moved to Springfield and attended Missouri State University where he earned a BS in Risk Management and Insurance in 2012. Upon graduation Adam obtained his Life/Health and Property/Casualty licenses and started working for the agency in July of 2012, joining his father, Mitchell in the family agency.
Adam is currently a member of the Clinton Elks Lodge, Ducks Unlimited, Alpha Kappa Lambda Alumni, MAIA, IIABA and working on his Associate in Insurance Production (AIP).
He is currently residing in Osage Beach, MO.
David Walker, CIC
A native of Clinton, Missouri, David graduated from CMSU in 1967 receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He has served on the board of United Way, the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce, chaired the G.S. Wetzel Memorial Boy Scouts of America Golf Tournament, a member of the Clinton Rotary Club, and past president of the Club.
David began his insurance career in 1968 holding several positions including Personal Lines Underwriter, Claims Adjuster Trainee, Subrogation, Underwriting Manager, Commercial Lines Underwriting Supervisor, Field Agent and Marketing Representative. In 1979, David joined Mills & Sons, Inc. For the last 34 years, he has been responsible for sales and production, primarily commercial and farm accounts.
David received the Insurance Institute of America (IIA) certificate in 1979 and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1984. He served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents. He continues to be active in the State Agents Association serving on various committees. David also served on an Agents Advisory Council for St. Paul Insurance Companies.
Liz moved from Naperville, IL to the Lake of the Ozarks when she was 12. She graduated from School of the Osage in 1985 and Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman) in 1989. After employment with Junior Achievement of Chicago and Annie’s Santa Fe in Kansas City, she returned to the Lake of the Ozarks where she was in sales and served as Sales Manager for 16 years with American Sun Control.
In 2007 Liz obtained her property and casualty license and went to work for America’s Insurance Source on the West side of the Lake. When that agency’s partnership dissolved, she was happy to join Mills & Sons Insurance in Osage Beach in March, 2011.
Liz has served on the Board of Directors for the Lake West Chamber of Commerce for 13 years. Currently she serves as Secretary and chairs the Social Committee. In addition Liz serves on the following committees: golf tournament, annual dinner, Hwy 5 Buddy Bass Tournament, St. Pat’s Short Bus Shuffle and St. Pat’s Water Parade.
Natalie began her career in the insurance industry with Mills & Sons, Inc., in 1991. She is currently the commercial lines service manager. Prior to joining the Mills & Sons staff, she was a customer service supervisor for a label manufacturer in North Kansas City, Missouri for several years.
She is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents and the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents. Natalie has completed her designation for Certified Insurance Service Representative.
Natalie is a native of Clinton. She briefly moved to Northwest Missouri where she graduated from Hopkins High School as valedictorian of her class.
Leta has over 42 years of experience in Commercial Property Casualty Insurance. She spent 30 years working in Kansas City for insurance companies and agencies ranked in the top 10 in the United States. Her experience has ranged from rating to management in Commercial Lines.
After working six years in the Springfield area, Leta joined the staff at Mills & Sons Insurance in 2006.
Kami McClendon, CIC, CISR
Personal Lines Service Manager
Kami was raised in Deepwater where she currently resides with her husband John and daughter Hailey.
In 1997, Kami began her career in bookkeeping and customer service before joining Mills & Sons in June of 2002. She received her Property & Casualty Producer License in July 2003, her CISR designation in February 2005, her Life & Health Producer License in July 2005, and most recently her CIC designation in April 2008. Kami is currently the Personal Lines Service Manager helping all current customers with their insurance needs.
Kami is a member of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents and Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America.
Teresa Bollenbach, CIC
Teresa began her insurance career in 1988. She joined Mills Insurance in July 2008.
Her primary focus being business insurance she can customize all insurance needs for any type of business.
Teresa received her Certified Insurance Counselor Designation in 1994. She has served on a number of committees for the Missouri Independent Insurance Agents Association including Chairing the Young Agents Committee and most recently the Membership Committee. In 2000 she was awarded Young Agent of the year. Up until her position with us she was a member of the Board of Directors of Missouri Independent Insurance Agents.
Ronda was raised in the rural area of Holden, Missouri. She attended and graduated from Holden High School in 1976.
In 1976, Ronda began working for Wal-Mart in Harrisonville, MO, as a clerk in the Service Department. Ronda later transferred to Belton, MO and worked in the Merchandise office. She was employed with Wal-Mart for 13 years.
In June of 1983, Ronda married Mark Smith and resided in Clinton. Mark and Ronda have a son, Sheldon and a daughter, Darcy.
In November of 1995, Ronda began working for the Clinton License Bureau as a part-time clerk. Later, she accepted the Manager position in 2007. Ronda worked for the Clinton License Bureau for a total of 14 years.
In October 2009, Ronda joined Mills & Sons Insurance, working in bookkeeping.
Lee was born and raised in the rural Ozark Mountain area south of Branson. She attended and graduated from Twin Lakes Vo-Tech in 1973.
In 1974 Lee started her career working for an insurance agency as receptionist in northwest Arkansas.
Lee is married to Jim and has one daughter Brandi, a son-in-law Danny, two grandsons and one granddaughter. Lee now resides in Appleton City with her husband Jim.
In spring of 2007 Lee began working for the Clinton License Bureau as clerk for a total of four years.
In July of 2011 Lee joined Mills and Sons Insurance as receptionist.