About Us

Our Story

At Senior Insurance Specialists, our experienced team is the foundation of our success, providing unparalleled expertise and personalized service. Since 1988, we have built a team of dedicated, knowledgeable professionals to ensure that every client relationship is built on expertise to foster peace of mind and tailored solutions.

We are committed to our Joplin community, where we’ve built our home office, and we’re committed to the communities across the five states where we provide insurance solutions. At the heart of our client commitment is longevity. We maintain lasting relationships built on personalized service, stability, and communication — an approach that fosters trust and confidence. We invite you to call or visit our office to find out how we can help ensure the financial security of your loved ones for generations to come.

We are an independent agency offering a wide variety of insurance options from multiple providers to ensure that you receive the coverage you truly need. Our breadth of experience, expertise, and dedication to personalized service set us apart in the industry, making Senior Insurance Specialists the go-to choice for those seeking exceptional insurance solutions and lasting peace of mind.

Meet Our Team

  • Jacob Knorpp

    Founder & CEO

    Founder and CEO of Senior Insurance Specialists. I have been in the insurance industry for over 35 years and have the experience necessary to help you with your Medicare and life insurance needs. It’s my passion to help our clients navigate their retirement years with complete peace of mind concerning their insurance plans. My wife and I love to hang out with our kids and new grandchild and to travel to see new places!

  • Traci Gass

    Operations Manager

    I have had the pleasure of helping our area seniors since 2004. I work as the Operations Manager, making sure that our clients are 100% cared for every step of the way! I enjoy talking with our clients and getting to know them while helping them navigate a big milestone in their lives. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Family is everything, and we try to make our clients feel like part of our family.

  • Jennifer Rose

    Agent Sales Team Lead II

    I’ve been an agent here since 2017. I work closely with our clients to help them understand their Medicare options, such as Supplement vs. Advantage plans. I also help with a multitude of inquiries, claims, and reimbursements. I love reading and cats! I have over 1,000 books currently in my apartment (and growing).

  • Emilee Misener

    Digital Marketing Specialists Lead II

    I have been with Senior Insurance Specialists since 2020. I love helping clients with their insurance needs and answering questions they may have about their policies. In my free time I like to spend time with my family, which consists of watching my son play baseball, shopping with my daughter, or playing golf with my husband.