Jason Rasmussen is an owner of Agents United. He started his career as a captive agent with Farm Bureau Financial services in 2004. His claim to fame was writing the largest life insurance case in Farm Bureau history. Jason joined Agents United as an owner in 2008 and manages all recruiting efforts, finances, commissions and profit sharing/bonuses for Agents United. He has helped Agents United through his recruiting efforts to expand from $3.5 million in premium to over $160 million in just over 12 years. Jason loves to see the success of all of the agency partners and enjoys our lasting friendships.
Jason is a native of Price, Utah but has called several places home. He has lived in Bountiful, UT, South Africa, Eastvale, California, Provo, UT and now Spanish Fork, Utah. He even convinced his wife to move to California for 12 months to expand Agents United’s, capacity, westward, with an incentive of season tickets to Disneyland. He enjoys taking trips on his Indian Motorcycle with his Father-in-law and has a goal to travel cross country on his bike, as soon as time permits. He is a bit of a car enthusiast and has a goal to own every luxury brand at least once. Most importantly he is married to the love of his life, Amy, and is the proud “dada” to 3 handsome young boys and 1 perfect little adopted princess.
Christie HardwickPersonal Lines/Access Plus Quoting Manager
Christie began working in the insurance industry in 1990. After taking time off to raise her two sons, she returned back and joined Agents United in 2015. Throughout her career she has worked with independent and captive agents but enjoys her current work at AU of helping agencies quote with and understand the different carriers, while empowering each agent to build strong, personal, and long-lasting relationships with every carrier. Christie is the jokester of the office and enjoys spending time working on house and yard projects. She also enjoys cooking, spending time with family, and watching anything that contains action, death, destruction, or zombies.
Joy BylsmaCommercial Lines Specialist
Joy’s insurance career began in 2009 as an office manager for an independent Allstate Agency. Since then, she has garnered over a decade of insurance experience including management, producing, and customer service. Joy joined Agents United in 2019 as the Commercial Lines Specialist and she enjoys her role of helping to develop commercial risk managers as they grow their individual brand and reputation. Joy grew up the youngest and only girl in her family and married her lifelong family friend who was the youngest and only boy in his family! Joy was told by doctors she would never have children; however, she has been blessed to become the mother to one biological daughter and 3 bonus children. Joy’s happy place includes enjoying good food and having fun while making meaningful connections with family and friends.
Jamiee BowdenPersonal Lines Agency Development Field Specialist
Jamiee has worked in the insurance industry for over 12 years, with experience in many different roles. She has been a trainer and quoter for 75 agents in 45 states, has created quotes averaging 60 per day, and processed sold policies. Jaimee joined Agents United as the Personal Lines Manager in May of 2014, and has since become the Personal Lines Agency Development Field Specialist (ADFS). She helps with the initial orientation of new agencies joining AU, and trains agents on the management and quoting systems. Jaimee’s favorite part of the job is getting to know each agency, their staff, and building relationship with them as she spends time in each office. Jaimee is a mom to 4 amazing children and has 2 precious grandbabies. She enjoys painting, spending time outdoors, going on adventures, dancing, and cooking.
Tighe “Ty” Curran
A former left-handed pitcher in the minors for the St. Louis Cardinals, Ty has been fortunate to be involved in the start-up and management of several businesses including American Film Capital and Fortress Features. American Film Capital raised over $15m from private equity to fund the development of feature films and television programming. Fortress Features then produced movies like “The Collector” and “Pride” starring Terrence Howard and Bernie Mac, released by Lionsgate. and television shows like “Battleground: The Art of War” on the Discovery Channel. His next stop was lead analyst for a group of tax attorneys in Los Angeles, a post where he recruited and managed up to 25 analysts at time and a position he held for 10 years.
In 2020, he launched the Curran Insurance Agency, offering personal lines, commercial and life insurance coverage’s. Currently with Agents United, Ty is tasked with recruiting new agency owners in the Southern California markets, stretching from Long Beach to the Arizona border in San Bernadino County.
Jessica MosherAdministrative Assistant
Jessica has been the administrative assistant for Agents United since May 2017. She is a licensed insurance agent in P&C but currently focuses on managing the reception area and multi-line telephone systems. Jess is in charge of compliance, bonuses, mail, and any other miscellaneous needs of the team. Her hobbies include fitness, and spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter.