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Doug Bode

Doug Bode

Owner/Agent, CIC
507-359-6401 fax

Doug is the agency principal and owner at Preferred Insurance. A lifelong resident of the New Ulm area, Doug earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration at Mankato State University. He started his insurance career in 1976 as an agent with Minnesota Valley Insurance and by 1978 was part owner of the agency. In 1998, he chose to open his own agency, Preferred Insurance Opportunities, Inc. Doug has held his CIC designation for 31 years and has committed his professional life to serving the insurance needs of New Ulm, and the surrounding communities.

Outside of work, Doug is an avid golfer, sportsman and outdoor enthusiast. He also enjoys spending time with his wife Diane and daughters Heather (Josh), Meghan (Nick) and three grandchildren Jaxton, Quinn and Hudson.

An interesting fact about Doug, he played competitive baseball for most of his young adult life and is enshrined in the New Ulm Baseball Hall of Fame.

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