The RiverBank Insurance Center becomes Central Insurance


Central Insurance Agency, LLC

Row 1 (Pictured from left): Cindy Doiron, Danielle Nelson, Sue Florer, Tiffany Whittier, Jennifer Rambow, Amanda Frokjer, Joyce Pascarella; Row 2: Annette Zewers, Chris McKenzie, Sarah Heintz, John Gauper, Becky Goranson, Carol Moore, Carol Bulman, Sandy Anderson, Kristy Enger, Pam stratmoen, Denise Harder;


Central Bank is pleased to announce that we have a new affiliate in the insurance business. The agency, formerly The RiverBank Insurance Center, is now known as Central Insurance Agency, LLC and will maintain offices in Osceola and St. Croix Falls in Wisconsin and Chisago City in Minnesota and continue to serve the insurance needs of over 3,700 individual and commercial customers.

John Gauper, CPCU, CLU, agency manager for the past 15 years has been appointed President of Central Insurance.

“All of us at Central Insurance are excited to partner with Central Bank in providing insurance services to our existing customers and the customers of Central Bank,” says Gauper.

Central Bank with 21 locations in Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Southwest Florida is widely recognized as a financially strong organization committed to community banking.

“Insurance will be a new product line for us to offer our customers in all of our locations,” stated Mitch Cook, President & COO of Central Bank. “Partnering with the knowledgeable staff of the new Central Insurance will be very beneficial to our customers as we continue to grow and expand in our markets.”

Central Insurance offers a wide array of insurance products including commercial property & casualty, medical, workers compensation, homeowners, auto, life, Medicare supplements and many other types of insurance. All customers are personally serviced by the highly trained, experienced staff at Central Insurance. To learn more call 888-294-2183 or on the web at