We pride ourselves on having many 3rd and 4th generation clients, which speaks volumes to the continued commitment and personal service John Pfaff believed in.
We encourage you to stop in and say hello. As always the coffee is on and our door is open.
In the process of building her client base in the early 2000s, Karen tried using colorful business cards and became the “lady with the purple business card.” She has been a member of the Salem Chamber of Commerce since 2001, and has served as a Chamber Ambassador. She has been appointed to the Board of the Monmouth Independence Chamber, and have assisted with fund raising for Partnerships in Community Living. Karen is one of two agents authorized to offer Sons of Norway insurance products in Oregon, and she is actively involved on the board of Thor Lodge, Salem Sons of Norway, as well as the Eugene Sons of Norway Sonja Lodge.
Karen and Joe still live in the first home they bought in Dallas in 1981. She loves to work on the yard and plant as many flowers as possible. They are passionate travelers, especially to Europe and anywhere tropical.
Currently, Kristin lives in Dallas, and is the mother of 5 wonderful children, and loves being a grandma as well! She is active in her community in regards to improving the access and availability for human services. As a business owner, she is involved with Polk County Community Connect, Polk County Family & Community Outreach, and personally participates in the Mid-Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition.
Licensed Farm/Agriculture/Commercial Producer
Licensed Property & Casualty CSR
In her spare time, she is an avid baseball fan and can be found cheering on the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes all summer long. She has also been an active participant in coaching sports through Kids Inc and Pop Warner. She currently resides in Dallas with her daughter.
Juan Landeros Jr.
Executive Support Assistant
Juan is a proud father and very involved in his children’s sports, extra-curricular activities and education.
Executive Support Assistant & Certified Oregon Health Plan Assister
A native of California, Alondra lives in Monmouth with her family.
Licensed Insurance Producer
Martha Lesmeister joined Pfaff-karren Insurance in December 2018. She has been a Licensed Insurance Producer for 19 years, developing long-term relationships with clients at Stineff Insurance. She joined our staff during the sale of Stineff Insurance’s personal lines policies to Pfaff-Karren Insurance. Martha is a native Spanish-speaker. Her bi-lingual skills are a huge asset to our office, allowing us to more effectively serve the Spanish-speaking community.
Martha enjoys spending time with her family – reading, listening to music, and snuggling with her two dogs, Lily and Prince. She was raised in the Monmouth/Independence area and still resides here today with her husband and four kids.