About Us


Insurance Planning Associates, LLP

Kim Holtorff started Insurance Planning Associates in 1981. Mark Lisko joined the firm in 1992, and Pat Lemmers joined in April of 2011.

We have a wide variety of primary Property/Casualty carriers, including Allied, Auto-Owners, EMC Insurance, Farmers Mutual, General Casualty and IMT. We do business with many different General Agencies to enhance our Property/Casualty and Life, Accident and Health offerings.

Kim Holtorff, Partner

Kim Holtorff, a veteran of the insurance business, began practicing in the insurance industry in 1964. His specialty is developing and servicing insurance programs for small businesses and families in the Omaha area. Kim has taught continuing education classes for insurance agents since 1980. He has offered expert witness testimony in dozens of court cases. Kim is the author of several articles published in insurance and other journals.

Kim enjoys fishing, gardening, and building a model railroad for his grandchildren.

For additional information regarding Kim's insurance consulting and expert witness services, please visit Kim's Insurance Expert site.

Mark Lisko, Partner

Mark Lisko has been a partner and producer for Insurance Planning Associates in Omaha since 1992. Mark started his business carrier following his graduation with a Bachelor's Degree from Creighton University in 1979. He first worked as a manager for Skylark Meats for nine years and then as owner and producer of Lisko Agency.

He has served on the Board of Directors for both the Independent Insurance Agents of Omaha, IIAO president 2003-2004, and the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska, IIAN president 2009. Mark was named IIAN's "Young Agent of the Year" in 1998. Mark has also served as Secretary/Treasurer for "In Jesus Name Services". He was Holy Name Housing Corp's "Corporate Business Partner" for 1994.

Mark is active in bass fishing, serving as Secretary/Treasurer for both Aksarben Bassmasters, and the TBF of NE.

Pat Lemmers, Partner

Pat Lemmers has been a partner and producer for Insurance Planning Associates in Omaha since 2011.