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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Craig Penwell

Craig Penwell

Owner/Agent

Craig graduated from Purdue University in 1999 where he met his wife and future business partner, Heather Penwell. Craig opened Penwell Insurance in 2005 in his adopted hometown of Cicero IN. Craig’s biggest joy in life comes from watching his two daughters grow up. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor with 15 years insurance experience. He has served on the board of Janus Developmental Services,the board of Hamilton North Chamber of Commerce and currently sits on Cicero Town Council. When outside the office Craig’s passions include spending time with his family, fishing, and spending time on Morse Reservoir.

Heather Penwell

Heather Penwell

Vice President/Agent

Heather grew up in Peru, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University where she was a member of Ann Tweedale Cooperative. Heather joined her husband, Craig Jr. at Penwell Insurance in March of 2010. They both believe in family first in the workplace, working hard to accomplish client goals, educating clients so they can make informed decisions, embracing technology, and trusting in God to guide them. Heather’s biggest enjoyment in life is hanging with her family. She also enjoys stargazing, water activities, and getting together with friends.

Kris Khan

Kris Khan

Operations Manager/Agent

Originally from Tennessee, Kris moved to Indiana to pursue her Bachelors’ degree from DePauw University and later, her Masters’ of Library Science from Indiana University, Bloomington. She is a strong believer in community involvement and enjoys volunteering with organizations such as habitat for humanity and the community kitchen. A member of team Penwell since 2015, Kris is enjoying her new role as Operations Manager at Penwell Insurance. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel, and spend time with her family, especially her little boys. She is also a big fan of any and all outdoor activities.

Christy Spalding

Christy Spalding

Marketing & Claims Connection Manager

Christy graduated from Ball State University in Graphic Design and Marketing. She has 17+ years in the design and marketing industry. While at Penwell, Christy helps customers through their claims as well as taking the lead with Penwell’s marketing solutions. As well as being a full time mom she freelances in graphic design for small companies and sells home decor with her sister that was created out of reclaimed wood. When not working or spending time with her husband and kids, she enjoys being outside, walking trails, golfing and antiquing.

Kara Weller

Kara Weller

Customer Service Representative/Agent

Kara is the customer service representative and an agent at Penwell Insurance. She started working for Penwell in August of 2019, after being home with her daughter for 10 years. She has a passion for people and learning new things. Kara also has a passion for cake decorating and enjoys making cakes in her spare time. Some of Kara’s other favorite things to do outside of work are hanging with her daughter, husband and pets, being outside and boating.

John Renner

John Renner

Customer Service Representative

John Renner joined Penwell Insurance in 2006. He has served in various roles with the agency from Agency Manager to his current Part Time Customer Service Representative position. He is a licensed agent for Life Insurance, Annuities, Health, and Property Casualty products. Prior to joining Penwell Insurance, he had over 25 years of insurance experience in Life, Health, Disability and Employee Benefits. John’s hobbies and interests are golf, traveling, Cincinnati Reds baseball, and Indy Car Racing. John is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County and has resided in the Noblesville area for over 30 years.