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JR Runkel
Fortner Insurance Agency Inc.
Co-Owner & President jrrunkel@fortnerins.com
3304 North Prospect Road
Peoria , IL , 61603
Phone:     (309) 682-0519
Fax:     (309) 682-0553
Cell:     (309) 370-6549

JR Runkel has been in the insurance industry for over fifteen years. A proud graduate of Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio where he was a starting quarterback and president of the Student Senate. He is a native of Carmel, Indiana. JR is licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance lines. Prior to selling insurance JR worked for the Public Relations department for the Indianapolis Colts. He was part of the 2009 Annual Leadership Award of 40 leaders under 40 for his commitment to the community and leadership. He is the father of twin boys, Mason and Drew, and active in various sports, an avid football fan, and golfer.


Dawn Fortner- Alwan

Fortner Insurance Agency Inc.

Co-Owner & Vice-President

3304 North Prospect Road
Peoria , IL , 61603

Phone: (309) 682-0519
Fax: (309) 682-0553
Cell: (309) 696-7054

Dawn is a graduate of Iowa State University. She grew up in the insurance industry watching her father, Robert Fortner, start Fortner Insurance. She is licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance. As an avid horsewoman, Dawn is an Advisory Board Member of Central Illinois Riding Therapy, a not-for-profit organization as that utilizes horseback riding as a means of therapy for children & adults who have physical handicaps. In 2009 she was named one of 25 Women in Leadership for her Community, Contribution, and Commitment to Easter Seals. She and her husband also own Echo Valley Meats and Catering in Bartonville.

The Insurance You Need Today to Protect your World Tomorrow!

Proactive, Protective, Peace of Mind, Powerful! Are the images that will come to mind when you contact your personal agent at Fortner Insurance Agency, Inc. We take pride in understanding what it means to personally be your agent, to take care of our customers all the time, not just when something “bad” happens or a crisis occurs.

With years of experience, Fortner’s is an independent insurance agency earnestly and efficiently working to get the BEST product and pricing for our customers.

As an Independent Insurance Agency we can prepare a custom tailored quote with a fast reply. We will shop your insurance needs with a number of companies to ensure a competitive price. We are dedicated to deliver you with the absolute best personal service of any insurance agency.

Committed to a Higher Standard of Excellence. . .

The Fortner Insurance Agency, Inc. is a firm of proven professional, caring and conscientious people you can depend on.

Our Primary objectives are:

To treat the client's needs as if they were our own
To establish a solid relationship of mutual trust & service
To provide a comprehensive insurance portfolio at a competitive price