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Team

Tanner EmeryTanner Emery, President

Tanner began his insurance career as a Financial Representative Intern for Northwestern Mutual. That is where he discovered his passion for insurance and helping families and business owners. He then moved on and became a Sales Representative for a local State Farm Agent. In 2017, he left State Farm and started Tonka Insurance Agency, Inc. Tanner loves to meet and sit down with families while also forming connections with the local community. He also enjoys networking and getting to know local business owners. When not working, you can find Tanner traveling, spending time with family and exploring the outdoors. Tanner currently resides in Plymouth with his wife Tiana and their two rescue dogs, Mikko and Minnie.

Alexis NelsonAlexis Nelson, Account Manager

Alexis began her insurance career at Allstate Insurance in 2016 where she found her passion of helping people and assisting clients with their insurance needs. In 2020, she joined the Tonka Insurance team where she looks forward to educating clients on their insurance and ensuring they get the best service! While not working, Alexis likes to spend time with her family and friends. When the snow is gone, Alexis and her husband like to go for rides on their motorcycle. Alexis currently lives Montrose with her husband, four kids, 2 dogs and 3 cats.

Chase MacklemChase Macklem, Business Development Manager

Chase began his insurance career in 2018, working for a group insurance agency that sold company benefit plans. Shortly after he found his passion helping people with individual insurance needs while working at Liberty Mutual. By educating and broadening your insurance knowledge, he can ensure that you are properly protected for all aspects of Life. Chase loves being able to connect with people from all walks of life and prides himself on understanding their needs. When Chase is not working, he likes to spend time both watching and playing Hockey, as well as Golf. Outside of sports he also enjoys spending time with his wife McKenzie and their two fur children – Izzy and Louie. He currently resides in and is originally from Saint Paul.