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Scott Agency, Inc. is your trusted independent insurance agency throughout Missouri, including Columbia, Jefferson City, St. Louis and the Kansas City Metro Area.

Your family, your business and your possessions are all important to you, but you may not know how to best protect them. We have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face, serving as your insurance advisor.

What Sets us Apart


As an independent insurance agency we have great relationships with many well-known, reputable insurance companies, giving you the power of choice.


Our insurance advisors have years of experience in the insurance industry and serve as your advocate from selecting coverage through filing a claim.


Our insurance advisors have a strong passion for insurance and protecting what you value most in business and in life. We treat our customers like family.

Scott Agency Inc., is a locally owned and operated insurance agency committed to providing quality insurance products for individuals and businesses throughout the state of Missouri. Collectively, we have decades of experience in creating customized solutions, with our specialties in Home InsuranceAuto InsuranceBusiness Insurance and Farm Insurance.

History of Scott Agency, Inc.

Scott Agency, Inc. was established in 1935 by Harry A. Scott and originally operated under the name of Harry Scott Insurance & Real Estate Agency. The first location was in a one-room office on the second floor of a local bank in Montgomery City, Missouri.

In 1949, Harry hired Keith Duren as a part-time agent. Keith became a full partner in 1951 and after Harry’s retirement in 1952, Keith and his wife, Elaine, eventually became full owners of the agency.

Scott Agency, Inc. was officially incorporated in 1976.

In 1977, the Durens’ daughter, Patsy and son-in-law, Brent Speight, joined the agency.

Scott Agency, Inc. opened its branch office in Warrenton, Missouri in 1981.

The Melahn Insurance Agency Inc. was purchased by Scott Agency, Inc. in 1989. The agency is a fully owned subsidiary of Scott Agency, Inc. and currently has a producer and two employees as support staff.

In 2007, a third generation joined the company when Brent and Patsy’s son, Matt Speight, became a producer for the agency.

In 2016, Scott Agency, Inc. became a partner in the Keystone Insurers Group, one of the largest networks of independent insurance agencies in the country. As a partner of Keystone, Scott Agency, Inc. is connected to a community of other like-minded agencies, enhanced carrier access and industry expertise. We remain independent, but we can call upon the strength of our partners to resolve issues faster and find the best solutions for our clients.

Over the years, Scott Agency Inc. has grown to three locations with a total of 16 employees. Two offices operate under the Scott Agency name and one as Melahn Insurance Agency. Our main office is in Montgomery City, with our Scott Agency branch office in Warrenton, Missouri. Our third office, the Melahn Insurance Agency is located in Mexico, Missouri.

Our Memberships
  • Missouri Dump Truckers Association
  • Missouri Association of Insurance Agents
  • Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA)
  • Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)
  • Montgomery City Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Wright City Chamber of Commerce
  • Mexico Chamber of Commerce (Melahn Insurance Agency)

Our agency and its employees have been big supporters of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) as well as the Big I. Brent Speight (former agency president) has served as President of the Missouri association and was chairman of the Missouri association Government Affairs Committee and its Political Action Committee for several years. Matt Speight (new principal) is finishing his term as Chairman of Missouri Young Agents, and is serving on the MAIA Board of Directors.

Our Companies
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At Scott Agency, Inc., our mission is very simple. We strive to provide a true, concierge client experience which is unique in the insurance industry. We give clients the power of choice from top-rated national and regional insurance carriers. We offer comprehensive insurance solutions throughout Missouri, from Columbia, MO to the St. Louis, MO Metro region.