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Meet Our Staff

David Barta

David Barta

As the agency principal, Dave has over 30 years of experience in personal, commercial and farm insurance. Originally from Rice Lake, Dave and his wife now reside just outside of Barron. He came to the agency in 1984 after starting his career in Durand, Wisconsin, and then purchased the agency in 1986. Prior to becoming an insurance agent, Dave had graduated from WITC, serviced in the United States Air Force, and had work experience in the finance and lending industry.

When not working, he enjoys spending time with his 3 children, 2 stepchildren, 7 grandchildren and 4 grand dogs. He is involved in and enjoys the collector car and restoration hobby. Dave is active in serving his church and local Kiwanis civic group, as well as on the Board of Directors of several non-profit groups.


Carsten Ellison

Carston Ellison

Carsten Ellison is a full-service agent with Erickson Agency and is licensed to write property, casualty, health and life insurance. As an independent agent, Carsten represents many companies, which allows him to customize coverage to fit your individual insurance needs.

Carsten is a graduate of Barron High School and received his post-secondary education at UW-River Falls. He owned and operated a dairy farm for many years; he has been an insurance agent for the past 17 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position. Carsten understands the challenges of meeting the unique insurance needs of each individual, family or business. His goal is to provide honest, reliable service to every client. Count on him for a prompt and courteous response to your insurance questions.


Dee Abbott


Selene Wosepka

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Linda Millerman

Linda Millerman

Linda Millerman joined the staff at Erickson Agency, Inc., in February of 2008. Her duties include bookkeeping and customer service and she is also a licensed insurance agent.

Linda has lived in northern Wisconsin her entire life. She graduated from Prairie Farm high School and furthered her education at WITC in Rice Lake, earning an associate degree. Linda has worked in a variety of office settings including law offices, a church office and an accounting office. She is an active member of her church altar guild, ladies' group and choir. Linda also volunteers her time at Cameron High School by helping out at functions sponsored by the music parents' organization.

Linda currently resides in Cameron with her husband, Bob, and her son, Steve. She also has two older children, Angela and Sam. Linda enjoys bowling, fishing, swimming and boating with her family and friends.


Kasey Kowaleski

Kasey Kowaleski

Kasey Kowaleski began her career with the Erickson Insurnace team in June of 2014.  Although Kasey is the newest member of the Erickson team, she has a strong desire to exercise her skills in communicating exceptional service and building strong relationships.

After graduating from Flambeau High School, Kasey left their family farm to begin her post-secondary education at UW Barron County.  She later transferred to
UW Oshkosh whereshe earned her degree in interpersonal communication.  Upon graduating, Kasey's desire was to move back to our area.  She now resides near
Hillsdale with her fiance' Kyle, their two cats Kenzey & Bobbie and their dog Waylon.

Outside of the office, Kasey enjoys varied activities such as bow hunting and quilting.  She also enjoys her family hobby farm raising cows,goats, chickens,
and a donkey named William.  Her civic contributions include the Rusk County Fair where she is the coordinator for the arts, crafts, and fairest of the fair events.