About Us

Protecting Futures

We have over 100 years of insurance experience helping clients prepare for the unknown. Ask us about:

  • Auto & Home
  • Recreation Vehicle
  • Farm
  • Crop & Hail
  • Business
  • Life
  • Health

We can access many different insurance products so you can get the right one for you.


We are proud to represent several different A rated companies in order to find you the best value for your insurance dollar.  By offering you a trusted choice of plans and programs, we can be your one stop shop for a full range of insurance products from auto, home, farm, business, life, health, and more!  We do not work for an insurance company...we work for you!  

Building Relationships

Our expertise is based on a well trained staff with years of experience that can tailor-make a comprehensive insurance program that specifically fits your needs. Finding the right coverage is just the beginning.  We stand by your side when you have a loss and follow through to make sure you get fair, prompt payment.  Taking care of you is central to our business...putting you in the center of protection.  We pride ourselves on old fashioned, personal service...centered on you .  

Our Team

Jeff Caspary

Jeff is an Insurance Consultant and Co-owner of Central Insurance Agency .  After graduating from the University of Illinois, he began work as a Fieldman for Rain & Hail Insurance in Bloomington, Illinois in 1994.  In 1996, he joined forces with Dale Weaver as an Agent with FTH Financial Services.  Jeff holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation (AAI) along with the Associate in Insurance Services designation (AIS).  He can be reached at the CIA offices in Clifton at 815-694-2512 or by cell at 815-383-7957.  Email: jeff@ciaillinois.com.   

John & Becky Caspary

John & Becky Caspary are also co-owners of Central Insurance Agency.  John started his career in the financial services industry in 1988.  For the past 20 years John has worked with individuals, entrepreneurs and business owners in the areas of personal, estate and business succession planning.  His clients have chosen to work with him because he takes the time to listen to their challenges and understand their needs and then takes that information to develop simple, understandable solutions. The real benefit for his clients is the peace of mind they receive in knowing the work they accomplish will preserve and protect his clients assets for those they care about the most.  John currently holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation.  He can be reached at the CIA offices in Clifton at 815-694-2512 or by cell at 815-530-2118. Email: john@ciaillinois.com.  They are both Alumni of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign...Go ILLINI!!! 

Dale Weaver

Dale Weaver is the Vice President of Sales for the CIA. He began crop adjusting in 1981. In 1988, he started the Dale Weaver Agency and started selling crop insurance. In 1996, he joined forces with FTH Financial Services which is now Central Insurance Agency, Inc.  Dale holds The Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) Designation...the nation's only insurance designation on agricultural risks.  Dale resides in rural Ashkum, Illinois with his wife Kerry.  They have two children...Luke of Denver, Colorado & Shane of Hebron, Kentucky and his wife Sarah along with granddaughters Morgan and Addison.  Dale is a lifelong University of Tennessee fan... Go Vols !!!  He can be reached at the CIA offices in Clifton at 815-694-2512 or by cell at 815-383-7959. Email: dale@ciaillinois.com 

Neil Schippert

Neil Schippert started his career in Ag Lending at First of America Bank in 1992. From there, he joined the First Trust & Savings Bank in 1997.  Neil started selling insurance in 2009 and is our beloved CIA Agent in our Watseka, Illinois office located in the First Trust & Savings Bank.  Neil resides in Watseka with his wife Theresa and their two children, Jake and Taylor. Neil currently serves on the Foundation Board of Directors at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth, IL.  He is also a member of the Watseka Little League Board along with coaching numerous sporting activities. He is an Illinois State University alum...Go REDBIRDS!!!  He can be reached at the bank at 815-432-2494 or by cell at 815-471-0040. Email:  nschippert@ftsbank.com 


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Central Insurance Agency, Inc.

145 East 5th Avenue, Clifton, Illinois 60927, United States

(815) 694-2512 cia@ciaillinois.com


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09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: by appointment

Sunday: Closed