Insurance Brokers of MN - New Prague/Jordan
223 1st St East Suite 100
Jordan, MN
55352 (View Map)
Phone 952-492-2300
Fax 952-492-2024

Living along the wooded bluffs and rolling hills of Scott County and the Minnesota River valley, the community of Jordan enjoys that warm country feeling of a small town while being only minutes from the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Jordan offers the best of both worlds, a rural setting close to major shopping and entertainment venues. And Insurance Brokers of Minnesota representatives, Derek Nelson & Beth Hajek Nelson, can offer the best of both worlds to meet your insurance needs—personal service from a neighbor right here in Jordan and access to over fifty major insurance carriers.

You can buy insurance from big out of state companies through a call center, but with IB of Minnesota to get experienced capable assistance from a neighbor who knows your community and appreciates what makes living here in Minnesota unique.

Getting the coverage you need for your business, home, or the drivers in your family is as easy as a phone call, or you can request a quote on our website. Complete plans for your business, including health care packages for employees, can be tailored to your specific circumstances. Our Business Owners Package includes risk management analysis, business continuation planning, and access to a legal hotline. Why not give us a call today.

Derek Nelson

Derek Nelson

After honorably serving in the United States Army, Derek entered the insurance and financial services industry in June, 1997 and went on to purchase Insurance Brokers of MN, Inc. in Jordan, MN with his wife Beth in 2017. During his career, he has earned designations from the College for Financial Planning and The American College. He is a past member of the Million Dollar Round Table and Court of the Table and has earned numerous industry awards such as the National Quality Award along with achieving Life Sales Manager of the Year in 2015 and 2016 with the Auto Club Group.  In addition to being committed to his clients, Derek has held several leadership roles throughout his career encompassing recruiting, training, and development.

In his free time, you will find Derek enjoying time golfing, fishing and hunting with family and friends and exploring different countries around the world.  Derek is also a member of the American Legion and a Lifetime Member of the Disabled American Veterans.
-Derek Nelson LUTCF

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Beth Hajek Nelson

Beth Hajek Nelson

Born and raised on a farm in rural Glenville, MN, Beth went on to attend Bemidji State and attained a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from St. Cloud State.  After spending 11 years as a school counselor, a new opportunity to work in the insurance industry alongside her husband came up and decided the time was right for an exciting new challenge.  Beth will continue to use her background and passion in counseling by helping clients with their insurance needs.

Beth enjoys fishing, traveling, and going to Minnesota sporting events.  You will also find her spending time with family and friends and doing fitness activities.  Beth is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

We hope to hear from you soon. -Beth Hajek Nelson


Chris Haack

Chris Haack

Chris worked in the health care field for a period of 40 years starting out as a Floor Nurse and working up to Charge Nurse, Training coordinator. She received the Minnesota Care Giver of the Year award in 2000 for using computer technology to improve patient care.  After retirement, Chris took a position in Computer Services setting up computer programs to track various requirements for hospital accreditation and patient care and then retired from that position in 2005 when she joined Insurance Brokers of Minnesota as an Administrative Assistant. In the summer of 2014, Chris became a licensed Life and Health agent. Chris currently specializes in customer service, claims and data management.

Alissa Breeggemann

Alissa Breeggemann

After graduating from Le Sueur High School, I attended Mankato State University and Rasmussen Business College where I received my Accounting degree.  I stayed home with my three children; Alex, Aidan, and Sophie for 10 years before joining the work force again.  My insurance career began in December 2010 and I joined Insurance Brokers of Minnesota in April 2015.  I am licensed in Property, Casualty, Life, and Health.  I specialize in Personal Lines, Customer Service, and Quoting.  -Alissa Breeggemann

Denise Schmidt

Denise Schmidt

Denise started her insurance experience in 1987 where she sold auto, home, life & health insurance for 9 years. Later in life, Denise attended Minnesota School of Business where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Management Accounting. Before coming to IB, Denise worked 22 years as an Administrative Assistant with the Prior Lake school district.


For fun, Denise enjoys playing in a golf league, a bowling league, her monthly card club, getting together with her quilting group, traveling, and meeting up with friends for a bite to eat and to reminisce. She also has 2 children and 8 grandchildren, where she tries her best to attend all of their sporting activities and life events.


Denise is excited to be a part of the Insurance Brokers team and looks forward to meeting you.