Our Story

Seeking to provide customers with more comprehensive financial services, Citizens merged with the Prange-Herbeck Insurance Agency, becoming Citizens Agency in 1989. In conjunction with the purchase of Farmers State Agency of Watkins in 2020, our name changed to Citizens Agency Minnesota.

Nick Hage - Agency ManagerNick Hage - Licensed in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance

Nick is the Agency Manager for Citizens Agency Minnesota, He attended the University of Minnesota Duluth and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Organization Management. Nick has been with Citizens since 2008 and has enjoyed every minute of it.


Beth WaltersBeth Walters - Licensed in Auto, Home, Umbrella, Farm, Boat, Motorcycle & Recreational Vehicles Insurance

Beth has been in the insurance industry for over 40 years. She began her insurance career while she was a senior at New Ulm High School, being involved in the OEA (Office Education Association). Beth began working as a receptionist for the Higgs-Prange Agency in 1974, before becoming a licensed agent in 1977. She has received a designation as a certified insurance service representative. 

Jen EagerJen Eager - Specializes in all Personal Lines of Insurance, Farm and Commercial Insurance and is also Licensed in Life and Health Insurance

Jen joined our staff in 2013 and works out of the La Salle branch office.
She previously worked at the Madelia Insurance Center for 16 years. Jen obtained her insurance license in 1996 and received her Certified Insurance Service Representative, CISR, designation in 2000. Jen not only writes insurance in Minnesota, she also services many insureds in Arizona.

Denise Fischer - Citizens Agency Administrative AssistantDenise Fischer - Administrative Assistant/Licensed in Life and Health Insurance

Denise came to Citizens Agency Minnesota in 2017 with 4 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has lived in the New Ulm and Sleepy Eye area. Denise understands how important it is to be there for you - our trusted friends and neighbors!


Val Goetz - Licensed in Personal Lines, Property and Casualty, Specializes in Home, Hobby Farm/Acreage, Auto, and Recreational Vehicle Insurance

Val began her insurance career in 2007 and has since developed a real passion for building relationships, making sure that you are taken care of and that all of your insurance needs are met- both now and in the future. Val is licensed in Minnesota and South Dakota.


Katie Prochniak - Customer Service RepresentativeKatie Prochniak - Customer Service Representative/ Licensed in Property and Casualty Insurance

Katie joined Citizens Agency Minnesota in 2019 with experience in medical health insurance. Katie is a native of New Ulm and attended Cathedral High School. She received her degree from Rasmussen College in Health Information Technology. Katie is determined to build a lasting relationship with her clients and is ready to assist with all their insurance needs.


Mary Geislinger - Licensed in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance

Mary works from our Watkins branch office. She has been in the insurance industry since 1997, became licensed in 1998 and obtained her Certified Insurance Service Representative, CISR, designation in 1999. Mary is a native of Watkins.


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