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Ashley Farthing

AVP, Manager of Agency Operations

With Ashley, you’ll have a dedicated advisor with over 17  years of experience who is committed to cultivating strong relationships through consistent, quality support catered towards your daily needs.

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207 E Front Ave
Bismarck, ND

O 701.224.7049
D 701.224.7044

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Choice Insurance offers a better way with a full line of insurance products and a long list of carriers to ensure we can get you the best coverage at the best rate.

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Areas of Focus

Auto & Recreation

From your everyday vehicles to your boat or snowmobile, I’ll make sure you’re covered all year long.


When you’re ready to compare your current homeowner’s coverage, I’m here to help. We offer competitive rates and coverage options.


For added peace of mind, protect your assets with an umbrella. It offers coverage above and beyond your other policies.

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Ashley has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry, 12 of which have been focused specifically on insurance. Committed to cultivating strong relationships, she provides consistent, quality support for her commercial clients’ daily needs. She also provides leadership and strategic direction for the agency’s support staff and is closely involved in compliance, training, development & integration with the sales team.

Ashley holds both a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.  She is a graduate of the University of Jamestown and resides in Bismarck, ND with her husband and two small children.

Lesley Bentz HeadshotLesley Benz

Client Account Executive

Lesley has been in the insurance industry for more than 25 years.  She started her insurance career working with Life and Health products, then moved on to Personal Lines, and for the last 22 years has concentrated on Commercial Lines.

She likes to focus on the details and strives to do things right the first time.  Lesley holds Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designations.

A Montana native, she is a graduate of Dickinson State University. She and her husband reside in Bismarck and are the proud parents of two adult daughters.


Nicci Shetler

Client Account Specialist

Nicci has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. She is currently pursuing her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. Nicci is a graduate of Minot State University and resides in Bismarck, ND with her husband and son.


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