Jeff Oetting- President

Jeff Oetting, President of Bob Oetting & Associates has been helping families plan for their futures for the past 23 years. Jeff holds an MBA from Eastern Illinois University. In addition to working with his clients to help develop insurance strategies tailored to individuals and families, Jeff is also an instructor in the College of Business at Eastern Illinois University. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Risk Manager.








Bob Oetting- Founder

As the Founder of Bob Oetting & Associates, Bob Oetting has provided quality insurance services to the Charleston community for over 35 years. Bob enjoys working with both businesses and individuals, using a full range of insurance options to help meet the needs of each individual client.









Trina Oetting- CFO

Trina Oetting is the Chief Financial Officer at Bob Oetting & Associates. She grew up in Bethany Illinois. Trina attended Eastern Illinois University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science and MBA in business. This is also where she met Jeff Oetting, her now husband.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, and running.









Karen Walker- Office Manager and Personal Lines Supervisor

Karen began her career in 1990 with Bob Oetting & Associates when her daughter was just a year old. Now she is grown with children of her own! Her son had just started Kindergarten at the time and has now graduated from Eastern Illinois University and is employed at a bank in Toledo.

With over 25 years of personal lines experience, Karen takes pride in providing outstanding customer service. She lives by the agency motto, “Treat customers like you would like to be treated.”

Karen lives in Greenup where she spends her time spoiling her two granddaughters






John Hagen- Commercial Lines & Farm Account Manager

John is the Commercial Lines and Farm Manager at Bob Oetting & Associates. He enjoys helping local businesses and farmers best manage their risk management programs. John was born and raised in Mattoon. He is a huge fan of the Packers, Cubs, and Illini. He has been with Bob Oetting & Associates since 2015








Karen Pitcher- Office Assistant

Karen is the first person you see when you come to our office. She takes payments and makes sure everyone gets where they need to be. She is also the Crop Insurance Assistant. She has been employed with Bob Oetting & Associates since March 2015.

She lives north of Newton with her husband and 4 children. She enjoys camping, reading and spending time with her family.








Cay Kolling- Administrative Assistant

Cay Kolling is the newest member of the Bob Oetting and Associates team. Cay supports Jeff and Bob on the securities and investment side of the business. Cay is a Charleston native and a graduate of Lake Land College and Eastern Illinois University. She enjoys many different activities in her spare time; most involve spending time with family.








Jo Ellen Davis- Customer Service Representative

Jo has worked in the health insurance industry for over 30 years as a customer service rep, including 12 years in billing and claims at the local hospital. The most important part of Jo’s day is helping someone to understand their insurance needs. Jo is licensed to sell health insurance in many forms: Individual, Group, Medicare Supplement & Medicare Advantage Plans and Stand Alone Plan D, Individual /Group Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability.

Jo and her husband have lived in the area for over 30 years. She enjoys time with their family, cake decorating and walking their dogs.