Meet the Team


  • Mike Yingling
    Office:(217) 773-3397
    Cell:(217) 242-6425
    Fax:(217) 773-3398

    Mike has been in the insurance business for over thirty years. He has also been in banking for twenty five years, has been a tax consultant for over thirty years, and a cattle farmer for ever. Mike has served four terms as a county board member and was the high school golf coach for seven years.
    Dusty Gustafson
    Partner/Commercial Marketing
    Office:(217) 773-3397

    Dusty graduated in the top two of her class at BCHS in 1996. She joined Yingling & Nuessen in 1997 as a general Customer Service Representative. For the past ten years Dusty has specialized in marketing and servicing commercial insurance along with managing the Agency Management System for Yingling & Nuessen and affiliated offices. Dusty has attended various company schools on commercial insurance and internal agency accounting.Dusty has served the community as a member of the Brown County Library Board. After proving her value to the organization, she was named Partner in 2009. Her hobbies include golf, exercise classes at the Y, and watching movies with her husband Bob.
    Melinda Morefield
    Receptionist/Claims and Commercial CSR
    Office:(217) 773-3397

    Mindy graduated from Brown County High School and from Western Illinois University. She has worked in two other agencies for the past six years, mainly as a commercial customer service representative. She joined Yingling & Nuessen in January of 2011. Mindy enjoys working out and doing all sorts of outdoor activities.
    Lucas Ebbing
    Financial Service Products Specialist
    Lucas graduating from Brown County High school in 1999 and from the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana in 2003. Lucas has been a financial services representative for the last 10 years and joined Yingling and Nuessen in 2017. He specializes in helping his clients prepare and save for retirement. He works with 401k plans, IRAs, college education funds, and other investment funds to help our clients reach their goals. Lucas also handles our life, disability, and long term care insurance side of the business.
    Lucas and his wife Jenny have identical twin daughters that keep them very active. In his free time, he enjoys golf, working out, and spending time with his family on their family farm.
    Aimee Kerley
    Personal Insurance CSR
    Aimme graduated from BCHS in 2012 and then went to play softball at Blackburn College for 2 years. After that, she worked at Dot for almost a year and then went to Brown County State Bank for a year and a half as a teller. Aimme started at Y & N in Sept. of 2016. and she enjoys being outdoors, running, golf & spending time with family & friends.