Johnston Office - Main*
5700 Merle Hay Rd. PO Box 1447
Johnston, IA 50131

Main Offices:
Johnston 515-457-1222
Algona 515-295-7748

Fax: 515-457-1223

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Central Financial Group, Offering locations in Algona, Britt, Emmetsburg, Fort Dodge, Johnston, Kanawha, Roland, Spencer, & Urbandale, IA



Since 1982, Central Financial Group has delivered quality Home, Auto and Life insurance strategies to individuals in Iowa. Our team of experienced insurance professionals is committed to helping you find a policy that fits your needs. We focus on providing personalized attention and exceptional customer service to create an experience that’s difficult to find in today’s market. Take advantage of our online quote request feature for quick and convenience service for your home and auto insurance coverage.


At Central Financial Group, we’ll work with you to ensure that you and those you care about most are protected.



We're proud to be a Des Moines Register Top 100 Workplace for 4 years in a row!



Our Mission

To help clients prosper and achieve financial security by delivering quality products and services with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.

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Meet Our Team

Doug Marlow
Doug Marlow

Chairman/President/General Agent

Andy Jansen
Andy Jansen


Brad Whitman
Brad Whitman

CLTC, General Agent/Partner

Steve  Heddinger
Steve Heddinger



Accommodating, professional, helpful, and quick. Very comfortable experience and I was impressed by their capabilities. Highly recommended.

Brad M.

I feel lucky to have found an agent willing to provide this level of service. No need to look anywhere else!

Michelle D.

Over the years we’ve never once had to worry about our coverage. My husband and I are long-time customers and proud to be.

Carol S.

Surprisingly flexible and in-touch with my needs as a small business owner. Can’t ask for more.

Spencer F.

They have strong ties with the community, and it shows. It’s nice to do business with people that really show they care about you and your family.

Susan T.

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