Platinum Careers: Customer Stories

Platinum provides peace of mind for its customers during difficult times.

Insurance for Whatever Life
Throws at You

The Thelander Family An annual checkup became a life-changing diagnosis for Denise Thelander when her doctor felt a lump on her thyroid that Denise was unaware of. After a biopsy yielded unclear results, surgery provided a definite answer—it was cancer, and it had spread. “I had a pretty positive prognosis,” Denise said. “It had spread […]

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A Close Call

The Bauer Family Like many homeowners, Casey and Megan Bauer heat their Cresco, Iowa, home with a wood-burning stove. On Aug. 22, 2015, Casey, along with his dad and brother, were preparing for winter by cutting down trees to split for firewood. That day, Casey experienced a very close call. After losing his footing, the chainsaw […]

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A Safety Net

The Miller Family “It was a Tuesday. I remember that because I work at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays, and we had spent the morning picking up the living room. She was totally normal—crawling around, laughing, playing,” said Laura Miller. But for Laura, her 7-month-old daughter Karlee, husband Jeremy and the rest of the Miller family, […]

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How Do You Spell Relief? P-L-A-T-I-N-U-M

The Beckman Family Arlen Beckman of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is a devoted husband, father of three and grandfather to seven. Now retired, Arlen still works occasional shifts as an independent contractor for the FedEx business he started, now run by his son. Family is everything to Arlen. And, now that he is retired (well, semi-retired), […]

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Insurance That Pays Every Time We Need It

The Von Donkelaar Fmaily For Dave and Margaret Van Donkelaar, living on a rural acreage in Morris, Iowa, provides them with enough space to achieve two life dreams: continue their family tradition of working in agriculture and watch their four very active children playfully spread out and stretch their legs. While Dave works full-time as […]

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More Than Just Accident Care

The Bucholz Family When a representative from Platinum Supplemental Insurance stopped by the Bucholz farm in Waverly, Iowa, Deatra Bucholz never imagined that her Platinum experience would exist beyond the first appointment. But, after an enjoyable visit with their Platinum sales representative, Deatra and Troy decided to purchase the hospital and accident indemnity policy marketed […]

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Regular Customer Check-In Uncovers Major Benefits

The Ahrenholtz Family Keith Ahrenholtz, a 57-year-old crop and hobby hog farmer, might as well just go ahead and invest in a tuxedo. Why the unlikely wardrobe choice? Well, Keith has a lot of celebrating to do in the coming year–four of his five children are engaged to be married. “And three of them are […]

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Extraordinary Customer Service Is a Helpful Benefit

Sandra Block is familiar with salespeople. Probably more than most because she is married to a retired salesman. Residing in Klemme, Iowa, Sandra is a retired activities director at a care center. Together with her husband, Harlan, they raised one child and enjoy their five grandchildren.

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Coverage and Care When It Counts

Little did Angela Thomsen know that just weeks after purchasing an accident and hospital indemnity supplemental insurance policy marketed by Platinum Supplemental Insurance, that they would be taking a trip to the emergency room with their 2-year-old, James.

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A Big-Picture Approach to Insurance

Kim Hames and her husband Steve are like many young families. They have been married four years and have two lovely little ones – 3-year-old Corbin and Nora, who is just a year old. With the rapidly changing and evolving health insurance landscape, the Hames’ have opted to look above and beyond traditional health insurance as part of a bigger picture approach to their insurance situation.

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