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Johnston Office (Main*): 515-457-1222

Algona Office (Main*):  515-295-7748

We are Where You Belong...

We are Where You Belong...

Our business is built on a foundation of thoughtful client relationships.

Our Process

We create investment strategies that are tailored to your needs and goals.

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Our History

Years of experience have prepared us to guide you through your life transitions.

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Our Values

Trust. Honesty. Integrity. We believe values matter, and we live by ours every day.

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Dedication and Trust Since 1982

Since 1982, Central Financial Group has delivered quality insurance, investment, and financial planning strategies to individuals, families, and business owners across Iowa and beyond. Our team of experienced insurance professionals and investment advisors is committed to helping you find a policy or plan that fits your specific needs. We focus on providing personalized attention and exceptional customer service to create an experience that’s difficult to find in today’s market.

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

Getting Started is Easy

Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.

Does My Current Portfolio Match My Goals?

The information presented is not intended as financial advice, and you are encouraged to seek such advice from your financial advisor.

Meet Our Team

Doug  Marlow

Doug Marlow

President / General Agent / Partner / Investment Advisor Representative

Andy  Jansen

Andy Jansen

Partner / Investment Advisor Representative

Brad  Whitman

Brad Whitman

General Agent / Managing Partner / Investment Advisor Representative

Alex  Schwarck

Alex Schwarck

Partner/Investment Advisor Representative

Baileigh Ashbrook

Registered Assistant

Jena Buckner

Sales Support

Joanne Ramsey


Josh Archer

Registered Representative

Julie Kinrade

Sales Support

Kerstan Mason

Sales Support

Klayton Booth

Investment Advisor Representative

Laci Elbert

Sales Support

Shelby Thilges

Sales Support

Tammy Kerrigan*

Tammy Kerrigan*

Group Benefits Specialist

Zach Helland*

Sales Support

Our Mission

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

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