Insurance Producers Network

Our Staff


Matt Amack, Chief Executive Officer

Matt Amack began his insurance career in 1992 as an agent with American Family Insurance. In 1997, he was promoted to the Home Office in Madison, WI in the training and development department. Matt was instrumental in developing American Family’s new agent curriculum and conducted train-the-trainer sessions in addition to many seminars throughout the Midwest. In 1999, Matt became the Training Manager for MSI/Country Insurance in the Twin Cities where he designed and developed multiple training sessions for agents and management.

In 2003, Matt was recruited by Farmers Insurance as a District Manager where he received multiple awards in recruiting, sales production and growth. Matt is owner of Amack & Associates Insurance Agency serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Most recently, Matt founded Insurance Producers Network, Inc. where he is acting President/CEO. Insurance Producers Network is an organization that helps those interested in becoming independent agents. Matt enjoys creating opportunities for individuals to grow and succeed throughout their career. He is honored to have worked with and trained hundreds of agents and insurance professionals nationwide.

Matt has a B.A. in Journalism/Communications from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and holds several designations and certificates in Training & Development. Matt has also earned a Master Trainer designation from Langevin Learning Services. He has held leadership positions with some of the most notable companies in the industry – American Family Insurance, MSI Insurance, Country Insurance and Financial Services, Farmers Insurance, and Farm Bureau Financial Services. Today, he represents over 100 of the top insurance and financial companies in the nation.

On a personal note, when Matt is not spending time with his wife and daughter, he is involved with his church and serving the community.


Nate Amack, Chief Operating Officer

Nate Amack is the Chief Operating Officer of Insurance Producers Network.  He has been a professional in the insurance industry for 12 years. Nate has extensive experience in starting and managing multi-line agencies in both personal lines and commercial markets. His first venture was a scratch agency in St. Michael, MN before going to work for the Long Term Care and Annuity sales division at Allianz Life in Golden Valley. Nate worked as a District Training Manager at Farmers Insurance Group before being promoted to District Manager in Brookfield, WI where he was awarded three times as District Manager of the Year.

Since joining IPN, Nate has focused on key growth initiatives for 2012 which includes aggressive plans to increase the premium diversity of IPN through the expansion of both Mid-Market and Small Commercial accounts in partnership with IPN producers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Iowa.

In addition to working with numerous charitable organizations and organizing fundraising events, Nate and his wife have worked with teens and college young adults in their local church since 1997 and are committed to investing in young people both spiritually and personally. Nate currently lives in Menomonee Falls, WI with his wife Amy and four beautiful children.


Gerry Amack, Finance Director

Gerry Amack serves as the Finance Director of IPN.  He manages the commissions and payroll of the organization.  Prior to joining Insurance Producers Network in June 2010, Gerry served over 40 years as Sr. Dispatcher for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad in Fort Worth, Texas.

Gerry is also serves on the Board of Directors at Countryside Church in Southlake, Texas where he oversees several ministries for the church and local communities.


Amy Katen, Licensing Coordinator & Administrator

Amy Katen joined IPN as our Licensing Coordinator and Administrator in February 2012.  Amy manages the appointment process for new and existing agent members and staff at IPN. 

Amy is married to Pastor Jason Katen of Taylor Creek Church in Maple Valley, WA where she serves and leads the womens ministries at Taylor Creek Church.  Amy is the proud mother of four wonderful children.


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