Sam Pickard

Sam Pickard is the Agency Manager at Pickard Insurance Services. He joined the agency in 2011 and is licensed in Crop Insurance and Life/Health Insurance.

Sam was born into a farming family in Brookings, South Dakota and moved as a toddler to a farm in Arlington, South Dakota. In addition to South Dakota, Sam had the opportunity to live in Florida and New Hampshire while growing up before returning to Arlington where he graduated High School.

Following High School, Sam attended the University of Sioux Falls where he studied Sociology and Religious Studies. He then went into retail where he led successful upper Midwest teams as a District Manager for a couple of international companies before returning to South Dakota and beginning his career in insurance in 2009.

In addition to Pickard Insurance Services, Sam serves as a Pastor and member of the leadership team at The Rescue Church based in Flandreau, South Dakota.

Sam and his wife Eve live in rural Dell Rapids, South Dakota. They have 3 amazing children, Miriam, Micah, and Kirti.