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Since 1946, Van Gundy Insurance has protected the business and family interests of thousands of clients in Central Illinois, as well as equine clients throughout the country.

Our history.

Van Gundy Agency was founded in 1946 by Lander Van Gundy. With his roots in the harness racing industry, Van Gundy established a nationwide insurance network for insuring harness horses, stables, and racetracks.

During his 1946-1968 tenure, Lander served as both President and Chairman of the Board. As the years progressed, Van Gundy Agency grew to be one of the larger independent commercial and personal lines agencies in Central Illinois.

Our foundation.

The foundation for the great agency that exists today was laid by past generations of community leaders and now retired partners:

Frank J. Davis

  • Years of Service: 1959 – 1990
  • Past President & Chairman of the Board

John (Jack) T. Williams

  • Years of Service: 1953 – 1996
  • Past Chairman of the Board

Michael E. Murphy

  • Years of Service: 1959 – 1999
  • Past Chairman of the Board

Ronald D. Timmerman

  • Years of Service: 1963 – 2005
  • Past President & Chairman of the Board

David D. McGrew

  • Years of Service: 2005 – 2021
  • Past President

Mark Brent

  • Years of Service: 2021 – Current
  • President

The Independent Agency Advantage

Here’s what makes our insurance agency different.

Personalized Solutions

Get the power of choice with insurance that’s designed for your unique needs.

Knowledgeable Service

We’ll be there for you with reliable service and support to help you make informed decisions.

Trusted Relationships

You can rely on us to simplify the insurance process and advise you on your insurance.

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Contact Van Gundy Insurance

Our Normal, IL Office

101 S. Towanda Avenue
Normal, IL 61761

Our Gridley, IL Office

314 N. Center Street
Gridley, IL 61744

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 309-452-7500 fax

Our Association


Van Gundy Insurance is located in Normal, IL, and Gridley, IL and licensed in AZ, CA, CO, FL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA, and WI.

Our Mission

At Van Gundy Insurance, our experienced staff has over 150 years of combined service in the insurance industry, giving you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your business and family are protected.




Years in Business


Years of Combined Service

Our Team Has Your Back

We specialize in a variety of coverage options to meet your unique insurance needs.

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