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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Ken Rose

K L Rose Insurance Agency Inc

3275 W Centre Ave
Portage, MI 49024


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Office Info

Office Hours

9am - 5pm
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3275 W Centre Ave
Portage, MI 49024


English, Spanish

State Farm Customers - We are excited to share with everyone that we have our new office location secured. We will open on 7/1/2024 at 3275 W. Centre Ave. This is just West of our old location and next to Bigby in the Greenspire Shops. We look forward to seeing you all at our new location. Thank you for all your support and patience as we all worked through the damages caused by the May Tornado. Our phone number and all our contact information will remain the same.

I have been with State Farm for 30 years and held several different roles in different parts of our beautiful state. This is my second time as a State Farm Agent, and I am so excited to be back in agency with my great team assisting our customers.

We love helping people relocate to our beautiful State and Southwest Michigan. You can get an insurance quote anywhere. What people are really looking for is someone to help manage the risk of everyday life. That’s what I do, along with my incredible team of experienced team members, working together to give customers a first - class experience with insurance and financial products from an industry leader. Whether you're looking for auto insurance or life insurance for your family, we got you covered!

We’re proud of our agency accomplishments, not just because of the accolades but because it’s a sign to customers that my team and I work consistently to help people better understand risk so they will better understand what coverage they need. We strive to find out what’s important to people—and identify gaps. We also, work to build a great hometown agency with people who are from here and know the area—we’re your neighbors. Call us for an insurance quote! If you live in Portage, Kalamazoo, Mattawan, Paw Paw, Schoolcraft, Vicksburg, Otsego, Plainwell, Three Rivers, Lawton, Dowagiac, Sturgis or anywhere else in Michigan feel free to stop by the office for us to help you understand what insurance will fit your needs.

Purchasing your first home is a special event, we want to make sure you understand all your home insurance coverage options. Give us a call today to make sure there are not any gaps in your homeowners insurance coverage.

We love Summer, what a great time of year in Portage and Southwest, Michigan! Now is a great time to meet with our office to review your insurance policies. Call us to schedule an appointment – we meet with customers in person and virtually!

Some of my team's specialties include Auto Insurance, Home and Business Insurance, Life and Health Insurance, and Property Insurance. If you are moving to Michigan, we can help you with out of state transfers in which We specialize in assisting customers moving to Portage, Kalamazoo, Schoolcraft and Mattawan. My team also is here to help you navigate Michigan's Auto Insurance and personalize the right plan for you.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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We are trusted resources in our communities (Portage, Kalamazoo, Mattawan, Schoolcraft and Vicksburg) who promise to listen, advise, and work with you to put you in a better place. We help busy people keep insurance planning simple so they are well protected and feel good about today as well as planning for their future.

Meet my Great Team!

Over 70 years of experience in insurance. Come into the office or give us a call for a personalized experience with one of our team members. We hail from all parts of Michigan and are dedicated to working with our good neighbors with their insurance needs - whether it's car insurance, life insurance or anything in between. Come join the family!

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Abby Withers State Farm Agent Team Member

Abby Withers

Account Representative

Abby has over 7 years of experience and relocated to greater Portage/Kalamazoo in 2002. She can help you with your Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Renters Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance and Business Insurance needs. Come in or call in for a free quote. Outside of work Abby is a busy mom of 3 and loves to spend time with her Bernese Mountain Dog.

Justin White State Farm Agent Team Member

Justin White

Account Representative

I live in Mattawan, MI. I have 10 years of experience. I love to spend time with my wife and our dogs Fisher and Penny. I love hunting, fishing and sports. Whether its Auto, Home or Life Insurance I want to make your insurance experience fits your specific needs. Id love to help ask for Justin when you call or stop in!
Karla Ruiz Velasco State Farm Agent Team Member

Karla Ruiz Velasco

Account Representative

I live in Kalamazoo, and I have 6 years of experience. I am fluent in Spanish and love that I can help lots of different people! I strive to be better each day. I can assist you in Auto, Home, and Life insurance. Great customer service is something I take pride in. I am always eager to help you and our community!
Amee Loftis State Farm Agent Team Member

Amee Loftis

Account Representative

I have over 15 years of professional experience and have traveled extensively. I currently live in Mattawan, MI with my husband, two children and German Shepherd. With a strong passion for helping individuals and families protect what matters most, I strive to personalize coverages to protect you and take time to understand your specific circumstances and goals relating to auto, home, life and health insurance. I believe in building long-term relationships with my customers, providing ongoing support and assistance whenever needed. I would love to help, so give me a call or send me a message!

Kyle Rose State Farm Agent Team Member

Kyle Rose

Account Representative

My Name is Kyle, and I love working in the office. I’ve been working part time in the office for about 3 years now while I attend College at GVSU. Ken is my dad and it’s been great working in the office and be able to see how much we can help positively affect people’s lives.

Since I started working in the office, I have taken on a wide range of roles and responsibilities. I have my Property & Casualty license, my Life and Health license and I have passed the FINRA Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam.

I love working in the office helping our customers in many ways and being part of a team of experienced and hard-working professionals. Being a small business, it is important to have a team that works great together, and we have a great team.

I look forward to helping you out.

Jack Weddle State Farm Agent Team Member

Jack Weddle

Hi, I am Jack. I work virtually with Ken's office. I specialize in being the conduit between State Farm and our office in obtaining many of the necessary forms needed in our State to keep your insurance policies in good standing. You might here from me via text, email or by phone. Thank you and I look forward to working with you.


Ashley Waite

Office Representative

Ashley is an experienced professional with 8 years of expertise in the industry. She is a dedicated family person and enjoys spending time with her husband and their five wonderful children. As a nature enthusiast, Ashley loves exploring the great outdoors through traveling and camping adventures. She is a proud owner of two adorable dogs who often accompany her on these exciting trips.

Ashley has specialized knowledge in life insurance, helping individuals and families secure their financial future and protect their loved ones. Her extensive experience and commitment to understanding her customers unique needs allow her to provide personalized insurance answers that allow you to sleep at night.

Originally from Michigan, Ashley's journey led her to spend six years living in the vibrant city of Las Vegas. This experience has not only broadened her perspective but also equipped her with invaluable insights into the insurance needs of diverse communities.

With a genuine passion for helping others and a wealth of knowledge in life insurance, Ashley is dedicated to assisting individuals and families in finding the perfect insurance plan to meet their specific requirements. Whether it's protecting their loved ones or preparing for the future, Ashley is here to provide guidance and support you throughout the insurance process.

Our Agency

This busy insurance and financial services office has a passion to make a difference in the lives of others and better the community. Our team works hard to reach our goals together as a team and have fun while we are doing it! We take pride in using our years of valuable experience to mentor individual team members and prepare them for successful careers.

  • Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

Learn more about our agency and the career opportunities with us.
Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.