Our Team

Brandon Dirkschneider, CFP

Managing Principal
Brandon Dirkschneider, a native of Snyder, NE is the Managing Principal at Insurance Design Management Inc. He has over 20 years of experience and works collaboratively with other professionals and advisers to help their client’s implement financial plans for individual, business and estate planning purposes.

A graduate of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®),.  Farm Succession Coordinator, (FSC) and a Certified Long Term Care (CLTC) specialist. Brandon is also currently pursuing his AEP (Advanced Estate Planning) designation.

Outside of Insurance Design Management Inc., Brandon serves on several non profit boards and is actively involved in various associations.

Brandon and his family now reside in Blair, NE where he lives with his wife Kylie, daughters Makenna, Madeline and Amiah. When not working he enjoys attending his daughters sporting events and hunting and fishing with family and friends.

Dana Dostal

Regional Sales Representative
Dana Dostal joined Insurance Design Management in 2017.  She has earned her business administration degree and has over 17 years’ experience in healthcare and business management.  She works with her clients on a continual and consistent basis to build a wall of protection around them, their family, and their employees.

Dana truly values her clients and takes great pride in providing quality information, creative solutions, and extraordinary personal service. Dana holds her State of Nebraska Insurance license for the lines of Life and Annuities, Sickness, Accident and Health Insurance.  She is trained and certified in Long-Term Care Insurance and Medicare.

Dana enjoys spending time with her husband, Sam and 3 children, Ella, Emma and Owen. She also loves spending time outdoors, traveling, exercising, water and snow skiing.

Mary Wellendorf

New Business Coordinator
Mary joined the IDM team in 2015. She brings with her over ten years of experience in the insurance industry working with clients, agents and carriers. Mary prides herself with providing excellent support with an attentive eye to detail.  

Mary is married to Dennis, and they have two daughters, Brooke and Amanda. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her extended family, traveling and exercising.

Kris Mrsny

New Business Coordinator
Kris Mrsny joined Insurance Design Management in 2017.  She graduated from Dana College with a degree in Business Administration.  She has 30+years of experience in business operations management with the last 5 years in the insurance industry and holds an Insurance license for the State of Nebraska.  

Kris enjoys spending time with her daughters, family and friends.

Rebecca Miner

Executive Assistant / In Force Specialist
Rebecca Miner joined Insurance Design Management in the spring of 2018. Prior to this, she worked with Principal in the Individual Life Division for just over a year, while attending Iowa State University. Rebecca prides herself with excellent customer service, providing prompt and accurate information.  She is currently preparing for her State of Nebraska Insurance license for the lines of Life and Annuities, Sickness, Accident and Health Insurance.  

In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys attending spin classes,spending time outdoors, and visiting with her friends and family.

Andrew Wacker

Strategic Partner
Andrew provides case design and consulting to brokers around the Midwest.   He earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance at the University of Nebraska and his MBA at the Carlson School of Management in Minneapolis, MN.  He has over 15 years of experience in financial services, with more than 10 of those helping advisors design and implement insurance strategies for their clients.   

When not working with advisors, Andrew enjoys staying physically active, taking on new DIY home projects, and spending time with his girlfriend and their dog Murphy.