Meet Our Team

Don Ritchey

Don Ritchey, President

After graduating from Findlay College, Don worked for the Motorists Insurance Group for 17 years. In 1998 he joined Block Insurance and in 2013 assumed the role of President. Don and his wife Karla are the proud parents of two grown sons Heath and Lane. Don loves helping families, small businesses and commercial risks with all their insurance needs.

Stephanie Winegardner

Stephanie Winegardner, Senior Vice President

Stephanie has been with the agency since 1995 and holds State of Ohio licenses for Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance. She is the Senior Vice President for the agency servicing our large commercial and farm clients. She is well equipped to advise clients in all aspects of coverages and assist in evaluating insurance risks. In Stephanie’s spare time, she enjoys her family along with being active in her church and community.

Dan Zwiebel

Dan Zwiebel, Vice President

Dan joined the agency in 2014 and is licensed in Ohio for Property, Casualty, Life, Health, Long term care and Annuities. Dan is an Auglaize County native who has been a local small business owner since 2002. He is a graduate from Wapakoneta High School and The Ohio State University. He comes with a diversified background from agriculture to business. Dan and his wife, Brandi, enjoy raising their children, Alyssa and Kaelyn, in rural Wapakoneta.

Kyle Mason at Block Insurance Agency

Kyle Mason, Insurance Advisor

Kyle joined the agency in 2020 and is licensed in Ohio for Property and Casualty. Kyle grew up on a farm in Allen County and is a graduate of Lima Bath High School and The Ohio State University.  After spending some time in the education field, Kyle and his wife Jori are excited to raise their two children, J.T. and Janie, back home in northwest Ohio.

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Summer Shafer, Customer Service Agent

Summer joined the agency in 1999 and holds an Ohio Property and Casualty Insurance license. She is a graduate and longtime resident of Waynesfield and enjoys working with people, shopping garage sales and spending time by the pool.

jill steinke

Jill Steinke, Customer Service Agent

Jill, who is a graduate of Wapakoneta City Schools, came to our agency in 2005 after graduating from the University of Northwestern Ohio. She has a State of Ohio license for Property and Casualty. Jill enjoys spending time with her family and friends, is active in photography and scrapbooking and is an avid fan of NASCAR and the OSU Buckeyes.

Jessica Luke

Jessica Luke, Customer Service Agent

Jessica joined the agency in 2018. She is a graduate of Ashworth College with a degree in finance. Jessica is licensed in property and casualty insurance. In her spare time, she loves to be with her husband Donny and two daughters, Gabbi and Olivia. Though they keep her busy she does love to bake, read and find some time to relax with her family. They reside in Allen County.

Casey Spencer

Casey Spencer, Customer Service Agent

Casey joined the agency in the fall of 2019. She is a graduate of Wapakoneta High School and The Ohio State University with a degree in Animal Sciences. Casey is licensed in property and casualty insurance. She really enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys photography, reading, watching movies, and coaching softball.