Raised and educated right here in Fort Scott Kansas, Ann Stark started her career as an underwriter in the Kansas Auto Department at Western Insurance, later moving to the Kansas multi line department. She stayed with Western Insurance for 10 years before joining the team at Atkins Insurance Agency in 1979. She later partnered with Patty West to become co-owner of Atkins Insurance in 1993. Ann is married to Leon and has three grown children, Amy, Lisa and Justin, as well as three grandchildren, Monica, Jacob and Alex, and two great grand sons. When she's not spending time with her grandkids, Ann enjoys working in her yard, planting flowers and gardening. Ann is a member of Community Christian Church, Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Association of Independent Agents, and the National Association of Financial Advisors.