Meet The Team

Company Profile

Tristate Insurance was established in 1992 in Seneca, Missouri. For the last 32 years Tristate has operated on the principle that customers are always first. The employees at Tristate are all local residents that are very involved in their communities and they are the friendliest staff you will find!

At Tristate, we strive to maintain contracts and good working relationships with multiple Insurance Companies so we have the best product to offer our customers.

The agency was purchased by Eric Lofland in 2014 after he had worked as an agent for Tristate Insurance since 2001 . If you're looking for friendly staff that always has your best interest in mind check out one of the Tristate locations we would love to help you out with your insurance needs!

Eric Lofland


From Wyandotte, OK and a graduate of Oklahoma State –  Bachelor’s of Animal Science Business, I’ve been at Tristate since 2002 and owner since 2014 . I love helping people and enjoy meeting new people everyday.  In the last 16 years I’ve learned a lot in this business, and I feel that with my knowledge and our staff we can take care of any of your needs!

Business Operations
Farm & Ranch
Home/Auto Insurance

Seneca Office

1049 Cherokee Ave

Autumn Warner

Office Director

Autumn is the office manager at Tristate Insurance.  She has been with the Agency going on 15 years. In addition to managing the office,  Autumn is our in-house Personal and Commercial Lines Agent.  Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.  She especially enjoys a vacation at the beach.

Personal Lines
Commercial Lines

Mike Wyrick

In-House Agent

From Fairland, Oklahoma, Mike was raised on a dairy farm, where hard work was taught at a young age. Mike was a great high school athlete and went on to play college football. He ran his landscaping business, while also raising his family and taking care of the cattle operation. That same work ethic still instilled in Mike today is put into taking care of his customers.

Property & Casualty

Melody Thorne


Melody grew up in Seneca, MO and graduated from Seneca High School in 1997. She began her insurance career with Tristate in 2015. If you call or come by the office, she is happy to help in anyway she can. In her free time Melody enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys shopping and traveling.

Customer Happiness
Process Changes

Rachelle Kihenia

Process Changes
Customer Happiness

Rachelle grew up in Wyandotte, OK where she graduated.  In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with family and going on vacation.  Give her a call or come by the office with any of your insurance needs. 

Grove Office

615 South Main Street

Cassie Rentfrow

In-House Agent

Cassie has been in insurance since 2012. Cassie sells all lines of Personal and Commercial Insurance, along with Life & Health Insurance. Cassie specializes in Personal lines; she loves being able to save her customers money. She has been with Tristate Ins. since 2019 when the Grove, OK location opened. She keeps busy outside of work with her 3 kids, who are very active in sports.

Personal Lines
Commercial Lines

Julie Handrich

In-House Agent

Julie has been in insurance since 2014. She sells all lines Property & Casualty Insurance and specializes in Commercial Insurance.

She has been with Tristate Ins. since 2019 when the Grove, OK location opened. In her off time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and at the lake with her family and friends.

Commercial Lines
Property & Casual

Timely Support

Our goal is take the work off of you. The faster we can help you with your problems and questions the better. Don’t be afraid to lean on us to get the job done.

Innovative Ideas

We strive to approach your insurance needs in a different light. Once we identify the problem, we are then able to ‘step back’ and find the real solutions to your problems.

Advanced Technology

We use the most advance management systems to insure that all information is current and accounted for. We can make changes to your account instantly.

Clear Communication

With us, you get a whole team dedicated to helping you. Any staff member can assist you, and any other staff member can pick up where they left off if need be.

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Seneca Office :

1049 Cherokee Ave, Seneca, Missouri 64865
(417) 658-4781

Grove Office :

615 South Main St, Grove, Oklahoma 74344
(918) 791-3464

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