About Butterbaugh Insurance Center

Meet Our Team

Get to know your team of agents that will help you every step of the way in the insurance process.



















Evan Stoakes

Evan is a 2016 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. He is active in the community as a member of the Premiere Optimists Club of Omaha, Impact CB, and the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce. Originally from Gladbrook, Iowa, Evan avidly roots for the Hawkeyes and the Green Bay Packers. He is the eldest of five, and enjoys spending time with family, which includes his wife MaKenna, and dogs, Parker and Murphy. He is committed to the continual learning process that insurance requires, in order to ensure that his clients’ have the adequate coverage.


Janelle Eckes

Janelle was born in Council Bluffs and resides in Macedonia with her BFF (husband Rob). She is a Mother of three boys and a grandmother of four girls. Janelle is an active outdoorswomen and loves camping, hunting, and fishing. Anything in the outdoors is enough to keep her happy. She is licensed in Personal Lines and is dedicated to assisting our customers and making it an enjoyable experience.


Diane Whannell

Diane is a lifetime resident of the Council Bluffs community. Diane and her better half (husband Don) make their home in Underwood. Diane recently retired from a fulltime insurance agent position and joined our agency part time. She and Don love to go antiquing, enjoy taking in a Broadway Show now and then, visiting the local wineries, and of course cherish time with their children and grandchildren. Diane has made a career in the insurance business. Her huge following is testimony of her insurance knowledge and dedication to her old and new customers. Diane is in the office on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.