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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Pat Brown

1112 Buckeye Ave
PO Box 2204
Ames, IA 50010-8063

In between Red Lobster and Applebee's off of S. Duff Ave.

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Office Hours

9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


1112 Buckeye Ave
PO Box 2204
Ames, IA 50010-8063


English, French

Start the new year off with a plan! You can never plan for sudden emergencies but you can be prepared for them. Make sure you have enough life insurance to replace salary in the event of an untimely accident. We will gladly review your current plan so you can be confident you don't have any gaps in coverage. Call our office to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment!

Simplify your home and auto insurance this year with the Personal Price Plan! With the Personal Price Plan, we provide you with a free personalized home and auto insurance quote to better serve your needs. Give us a call today to learn more!

I have been a State Farm Agent since 1985, and I am so proud to say I truly love what I do. My passion is assisting others with their insurance needs and protecting them from life’s unexpected moments.

The Pat Brown State Farm Insurance team is located in Ames, IA, and we are happy to walk you through the appropriate insurance products for you and your family. We offer but are not limited to:

  • Auto Insurance

  • Home Insurance

  • Renters Insurance

  • Business Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • RV and Motorcycle Insurance

  • Financial Services

We offer our products to the residents of Story, Polk, Warren, Boone County and the entire state of Iowa.

Curious about the value of an Umbrella Policy? Protect the life you've worked so hard to build whether you've established your financial future or are still building towards it, a Personal Liability Umbrella Policy from Pat Brown State Farm Insurance is the ideal way to protect it.

Outside of my State Farm office, I am very involved with the Ames community having lived here for over 50 years. I am a proud member of the Ames Chamber of Commerce and have 12 years of service on the Ames City Council. I also have six years of service on the Ames School Board and in 2018 I was named an Honorary Des Moines Metro Opera Board member.

My team and I are here for you when life doesn’t go quite as you planned. We will work with you to find the insurance plans that fit your needs. I am happy to meet with you even outside of business hours give us a call or email us today!

My team has decades of combined experience in the insurance industry. Our office takes great pride in providing Ames residents with quality customer care. We are happy to review your Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Life Insurance, Business Insurance, and Renters Insurance to ensure you have the right coverage that fits your family's needs. Give our office a call today, we would love to earn your business!

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Home Loans

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Pat Brown and her team strive to give you a better customer service experience . Our agency is not an 800 number. We work to build trust as we meet all of your insurance & financial needs. From Auto Insurance and Homeowners Insurance, to Business Insurance and Life Insurance, we are here to protect the residents of Central Iowa and all surrounding communities across Iowa. Stop by and have a conversation with one of our personable team members and see how we can help you with your insurance needs.

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My team has decades of combined experience in the insurance industry. They are licensed professionals who care about the customers they serve. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Kevin Stow State Farm Agent Team Member

Kevin Stow

Office Associate

Hi there, my name is Kevin, and I am an Account Executive with the Pat Brown State Farm Insurance Office! After 20 plus years in the human resources industry I have shifted to working with Pat and her team members to provide our policy holders with life insurance, auto insurance, homeowners insurance, Healthcare policies and renters insurance options. I focus on customer service and meeting our customers' expectations for their insurance needs. Outside of the office I love spending time with my three children and two wonderful grandsons. I look forward to working with our policy holders to ensure they are protected from the unexpected.

Debra Van Dusseldorp State Farm Agent Team Member

Debra Van Dusseldorp

Office Manager

My name is Debra Van Dusseldorp and I am an Office Manager with the Pat Brown State Farm Insurance Office. I have spent my entire career in the insurance industry but the last three I have spent with Pat in her State Farm office. I’ve always enjoyed assisting policy holders in a time of need. Claims are never fun, and I take great pride in getting our policy holders results so they can get back to doing what they love. Whenever I take some time off I love to spend some time vacationing on the beach. I look forward to working with you and getting to know you, call our State Farm office today!

Blake Pottebaum State Farm Agent Team Member

Blake Pottebaum

Multiple Line Representative

My name is Blake Pottebaum, and I am a Multi-Line Representative with the Pat Brown State Farm Insurance office. I love meeting new people and working with new customers! I love being there for people in a time of need! I am able to help with Life, Auto, Home, and Health insurance. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with friends and family. My favorite hobby is watching sports with my brothers! I look forward to getting to know you and being able to help you with your insurance needs!

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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.