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Providing Protection and Financial Advice

This is what we do...

We work all our lives to provide for ourselves and family and while doing so hope to save up enough to one day be able to say "I'm retired!" Along the way, there are risks that need to be accounted for and protected against: the risk of dying early, becoming disabled, sustaining a loss or damage to our major assets, needing advanced care from a nursing home or seeking care inside the home. This is what insurance is for. It provides peace of mind to us as we travel down our path in life. We are here to help you navigate down your path.

With over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, we feel that we can be of great service to you. Being an independent agency, we have the ability to access several companies for your needs which allows us to offer you great rates on the solutions we find for your particular needs!

Our mission, in accordance with our Christian faith, is to "serve one another, humbly in love" as Galatians 5:13 states. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you!


Showed genuine interest in us as people and not just another number/client. Did a great job learning about what we needed and found the best option for us.

Adam S., customer since 2018
Great, honest, personalized service.

Gerardo L., customer since 2018
Kris was awesome. He took the time to make sure we got the best policy available and took the extra time to come to me and fully explained everything we got. I'm highly appreciative of all the time and patience he displayed. Will definitely recommend him and Ascend Financial with the highest praise. Looking forward to doing much more business with this group.

Nalini M., customer since 2018
Very personable and did a great job understanding my needs.

Heather N., customer since 2018
Amazing customer service and nice insurance prices for great coverage!

Customer since 2018
You call us back when we call and you find out my answers to my questions in a timely manner thank you

Mark S., customer since 2017
Kris was open and honest about our current coverage and policy I had and thoroughly explained the policy he built. He was easy to relate to and cared about my family and myself long term.

Lance P., customer since 2018
We appreciate your quick response to any questions that we have and your insight to any problems. Thank you so much.

Tim R., customer since 2017
Very personable and straightforward.

Customer since 2016
I really appreciate the way Kris Jerke interacts with me. Not too pushy, and he communciates things clearly.

Kraig P., customer since 2016
Kris was/is willing to work with me and make sure that I understand what I am doing with my investments.

Customer since 2017
Kris helped make things understandable for me, I was a little lost on certain topics before I came in, but he made it feel like there were no dumb questions.

Sawyer M., customer since 2017
Kris is caring and sincere. He is always looking out for your best interests and extremely knowledgeable. A true professional!

Shelley G., customer since 2017
Kris made getting home and auto insurance quotes very easy. Also the process of setting up the new insurance policies was very easy and seemless.

Rick V., customer since 2017
You did very well in explaining the policies and breaking down the cost on each. You didn’t try to push coverages that we felt were uneccesary and you seemed very knowledgeable given your experience. You are easy to get a hold of and fast in returning calls. Also, we always kind of root for the local businesses. Lastly, we ourselves are Christians and we liked that you incorporated your Christian beliefs in your business statement.

Joshua W., customer since 2017
We appreciate how attentive and caring Kris has been to us. He always responds promptly to any questions or concerns and makes us feel he's truly seeking whatever is in our best interest.

Jon S., customer since 2017
I like Kris. He's extremely personable and easy to talk to. He also understands when money issues seem to be impossible to deal with...but he finds a way.

Customer since 2016
Kris saved us money on homeowners insurance and car insurance He just lays it out there if you want it that's fine no pressure. He does a good job on finding the right policy for your situation. Thanks Kris!

Daryl A., customer since 2017
You were very accommodating and informative.

Customer since 2017
Kris is very knowledgeable and answered all questions timely. He made the whole experience pleasant and as easy as possible. Kris always responds in a timely fashion and checks back to make sure things are working ok. Love the binder for keeping everything together!!! Job well done!!!

Brian C., customer since 2017
Great service! Kris made the transition effortless and seamless.

Customer since 2017
You listened to our needs and provided the products that worked for us and saved us a ton of money in the process! Thank you.

Matthew S., customer since 2017
We felt like you treated us more like human beings, rather than just another customer, by coming over to our home, sitting down with us at our table. We appreciated how you were able to talk to us in layman's terms so we were comfortable with the decisions we had to make.

Mark S., customer since 2017
We love that you have a Christ centered business and thank you also for saving us some money. We look forward to working with you for our auto and home insurance needs. Thank you so much.

Customer since 2017
We felt like you were providing a service to us....more than just selling insurance to us. We appreciate knowing that your life and your sense of business is based on your faith.

Customer since 2016
You were very easy to talk to and you looked out for the best solution for us!

Megan W., customer since 2016
Great customer service. Professional. Great follow up and not too pushy.

Wayne O., customer since 2017
Ascend Financial is proactive and extremely responsive in completing tasks set forth by their customers. I feel safe with them and know they always have my back!

Chad P., customer since 2016
Kris does a great job of explaining our policies and financial statements. He is easy to reach, and incredibly patient. Highly recommend.

Jaime B., customer since 2016
I love the fact that the foundation of Ascend is based on Christian values and truly cares about the people they serve as well as giving back to our community. This weekend I am taking part of a goodwill house painting project sponsored by Ascend Financial, and proud to be a part of this. They offer the best prices for my insurance needs and anytime I have an issue or questions, i know it will be taken care of quickly. Prior to moving my insurance to Ascend I was insured with a large well known company, and never really knew who my agent or felt like just another client. Love Ascend, their services and what they stand for! Thanks Kris Jerke!

Jacquelyn B., customer since 2016
Personal attention received from Kris to provide the best services and solutions for our needs.

Customer since 2017
I like that the time was taken to explain clearly & answer questions.

Customer since 2017
Best Service in Town!! Hands Down.

Walter G., customer since 2016
I appreciated that Kris was working on my situation right away and did his best to help. Thank you!

Customer since 2017
I thought the one on one contact and information delivery was great. The options and rates were very competitive as well.

Customer since 2017
Finding the right policy that is the best fit for our family, sometimes felt like learning a foreign language. At Ascend, they went above and beyond to educate us what coverage we needed and made sure to understand what we were getting with each plan. They made sure we were getting the right coverage that fit our needs. Thanks, Ascend for providing us the knowledge and customer service to fit our family.

Michael S., customer since 2016
Kris treated us very well and made us feel very comfortable about financial decisions.

James P., customer since 2016
We have always enjoyed working with Kris. We know that he is honest about his guidance for our home, auto and financial protection.

Customer since 2016
Strong values, great service and a good heart.

Gary J., customer since 2015
How you interact and treat your clients. Thank you Kris.

Customer since 2016
I chose Ascend Financial for my insurance needs after they were recommended by my mortgage processor. The first e-mail I got had a closing statement of "Be Blessed" or something similar and that made the difference. My faith is important to me and working with someone who also shares that passion was important. The little things matter and Ascend Financial pays attention to the little things. Thanks Kris.

Bruce V., customer since 2016
Kris looked at all of our needs as there are today and then helped us look at what we would need as our child gets older. I like how he helped us improve our coverage and saved us money.

Jared W., customer since 2016
Kristopher has an amazing approach about helping and looking for best solution in your unique situation, very flexible and ready to come to you and place of your convenience to discuss details. Balance of great innovations and good Christian values will go a long way. I'm very satisfied. Thank you.

Pawel Z., customer since 2016
The personal touch and relationship that Kris has initiated is very important to me/us when choosing insurance.

Dan S., customer since 2016
Kris was very easy to talk to and explained everything in a way that was easy to understand. He responded to emails/calls/texts right away and that made me feel like we made the right decision going with Ascend. It's comforting to know that we are able to get ahold of Kris when needed and that he will get back to us as soon as possible if we are unable to reach him at the time. Kris is not an insurance salesman. He is an advisor and I am confident that he will recommend only things that are in our best interest. Thank you so much!

Tamra_Fry H., customer since 2016
You did an awesome job, we appreciated all the time tou spent! Thank you

Kevin S., customer since 2016
Any time I had a question regarding my insurance needs, Kris responded to our needs in a timely manner. It's gives us comfort knowing that we are protected if we are faced with a crisis. Thank You

Michael J., customer since 2016
I like punctuality and attention to detail and Kris demonstrates both on a consistent basis.

Chad P., customer since 2016
Friendly, personal service at a great price.

James P., customer since 2016
Very professional and thorough. Highly recommend him to all for their financial needs and insurance needs.

Gary J., customer since 2015
When we made the switch from a company that we had been with for 40 years Kris made the transition very smooth for us. He cut my homeowners in half for better coverage and saved us money and gave us even better coverage on most other policies. Very professional and courteous company to work with!

Scott H., customer since 2015
You were knowledgeable, helpful, and caring. You gave great advice!!

Jane L., customer since 2016