• Welcome to a whole new way of working — MyWave®

    Welcome to a whole new way of working — MyWave®

    MyWave® is your personalized website for group benefits that allows you to effortlessly click, connect and communicate with Tedford insurance.

  • Mike Tedford with Tedford Insurance Endorsed by Dave Ramsey

    Mike Tedford with Tedford Insurance Endorsed by Dave Ramsey

    We are so excited to announce that Dave Ramsey has brought us on as an Endorsed Local Provider (ELP) Home Insurance and Auto Insurance for the Tulsa and surrounding areas.

  • Large Commercial Insurance

    Large Commercial Insurance

    Our Tedford Commercial Lines department is staffed with industry professionals who are passionate about your business. We are determined to surpass your expectations.

  • Small Business

    Small Business

    Our Tedford Small Business department has been designed to meet the needs of today’s small business owners.

  • Personal


    Our Personal Lines department is staffed with knowledgeable professionals dedicated to providing you with the care you deserve.

  • Employee Benefits

    Employee Benefits

    We believe in partnerships at Tedford Insurance. Our goal is to "partner" with you in order that we may fully understand and adopt your philosophy as it pertains to benefits for your employees.

  • Surety Bonds

    Surety Bonds

    The Tedford Surety & Bond Department has experienced professionals ready and willing to handle any bonding situation that your company encounters.

  • Convenience Stores

    Convenience Stores

    Today’s convenience stores offer a wide range of choices – and as a business owner, you know that with those choices come a wide range of risks.

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At Tedford Insurance, our scope of expertise and access to insurance solutions means we meet our clients’ requirements while simplifying their coverage. We look forward to working with you to find the right solutions for your complete insurance needs.

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Winners were drawn today for the gift basket raffle benefiting The Little Lighthouse. Congratualations go out to:
Mike Tedford - Sports Fan basket
Eli Dean - Date Night basket
Jeff Brown - Eat, Drink & Be Merry Basket

Thank you to everyone that participated in this portion of our fall campaign fundraiser!!
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Let the holidays begin with the #Jenks #ChristmasParade.
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Tedford Insurance Hires Allison Moore as a Commercial Lines Assistant

Tedford Insurance has hired Allison Moore as a Commercial Lines Assistant in their Jenks office.  Allison’s main job responsibilities include



Hires Michelle McCall as an Employee Benefits Account Manager

Tedford Insurance hires Michelle McCall as an Employee Benefits Account Manager for the Life and Health Department. Michelle brings over

Bixby Chamber of Commerce Business @ Lunch

Sponsored by Join the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce as we kick off the holiday season by inviting Executive Director

Elliot Nelson ELS August 2015

  Elliot Nelson is the founder and CEO of the McNellie’s Group. McNellie’s Group owns and operates 14 restaurants and

Friday Fun

So as a prank in the office today Susan brought a clown from home for Ivan (who does not like

Tedford Insurance Hires Rebecca Stewart as a Senior Human Resource and Compliance Specialist

  (Jenks, OK) August 17, 2015- Tedford Insurance has recently hired Rebecca Stewart as a Senior Human Resource & Compliance

Mission of Hope Haiti with Mark Kochner

  Recently Tedford Insurance CEO, Mark Kochner, along with his wife and two older children returned from a week long

Oklahomans’ homeowners insurance will remain among nation’s most expensive

This article appeared in 2013 and it does not appear much has changed in two years.   By Brianna Bailey | August 26,

Tedford Insurance Named Chubb Cornerstone Agency

Chubb Insurance Company has once again named Tedford Insurance among the recipients of Chubb 2015 Cornerstone Elite Agency status. This is

Inspect your deck: 5 inspection and safety tips for homeowners

Sadly, injuries and deaths from deck collapses are not uncommon. Just this past April, eight students attending Ohio’s Cedarville University

Tedford Insurance Welcomes Gary Jones

Gary Jones Joining Our Team Gary’s job duties are the procurement of new clients and retention of existing clients. Gary

Personal Suggestions from Lee Manzer

Lee Manzer recently spoke for Tedford Insurance at the March Executive Lunch Series. Dr. Manzer has taught marketing at OSU

Is Your Business Prepared for Disaster?

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New service helps Oklahomans find lost life insurance money

To help Oklahomans find insurance they may be owed, the Oklahoma Insurance Department on Wednesday started offering a new tool.

Insurance companies pushing identity theft coverage after massive cyber-attack against Anthem

TULSA – Fallout from the massive cyber-attack against the Anthem health insurance company reaches far and wide. Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner

Tedford Insurance Announces Mywave for its Customers

Take your business to the next level We’re excited to provide a new resource to you as a valued client

Tedford Insurance Wins at Bixby Chamber of Commerce Gala

The Bixby Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Gala and Awards Ceremony Friday January 30th at the Renaissance Hotel.  

Muskogee Chamber Honors Tom Turner

Thrusday January 29th the Muskogee Chamber held its Annual Banquet!  Tom Turner with the Muskogee office of Tedford Insurance joined

George E. Tedford Memorial Scholarship

I am please to announce Jessica Peter as this years George E. Tedford Memorial Scholarship – The George E. Scholarship

Mike Tedford with Tedford Insurance Endorsed by Dave Ramsey

January 27, 2015 Here at Tedford Insurance, we are constantly thinking of ways to provide our clients with expert help,

The Drumright Chamber of Commerce honored James Wendell Bookout

The Drumright Chamber of Commerce honored James Wendell Bookout, the newest addition to the Drumright Hall of Fame at the

Lisa Reichert Celebrates 20 years with Tedford Insurance

  Tedford Insurance wants to congratulate our very own Lisa Reichert for celebrating 20 years with us! Lisa is the

Judge’s ruling could turn Oklahoma workers’ comp system upside down

In a surprising decision that could turn Oklahoma workers’ compensation law upside down, a Pottawatomie County district judge ruled Friday

Oklahoma Earthquake Rate is High, But Holding Steady

NPR Story 11:23 AM WED JANUARY 14, 2015 By JOE WERTZ Oklahoma experienced more earthquakes than California in 2014, but the rate

Our campaign has officially come to a close

Each year going along with the holiday giving spirit Tedford Insurance chooses a charity to support. As 2014 came to

Mark Kochner named one of Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO’s

The Tedford Insurance team wants to congratulate our very own, Mark Kochner for being one of Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO’s. We appreciate your dedication

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Transition of CompSource Oklahoma to CompSource Mutual Insurance Company

What changes can a policyholder expect to see once this change occurs? For policyholders, injured workers and agents, the transition

Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds changes to CompSource

In a unanimous decision, justices at the Oklahoma Supreme Court said a law providing for the mutualization of CompSource Oklahoma

Uninsured-driver ruling a loss for Oklahomans

Our Views High court overturns law The Oklahoman Editorial  | December 23, 2014 TRIAL lawyers sometimes stretch hyperbole to the breaking

Customer Q&A: After a claim, peace of mind

When a fire destroyed Darrell Miller’s hobby shop in Montana – just hours after it was completed – he was

Tedford Insurance Giving Back This Holiday Season

December 5, 2014 (Jenks, OK) – Each year going along with the holiday giving spirit Tedford Insurance chooses a charity

Are you a welder or know someone who is? 

  The program is designed for risks demonstrating a high regard for safety and accident prevention. Our goal is to

Winter Maintenance Tips

With winter just around the corner, it is time to prepare your facilities from winter damage, such as snow, ice and freezing temperatures.

UnitedHealthcare Response to Ebola Concerns

As you may have heard from recent news reports, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently confirmed

Unlocking the Power of Background Checks

Antiquated systems are not solely to blame for operational inefficiency and lost sales. Yet, wrong hires ultimately have the greatest impact on lost businesses.

Can we Talk?

Studies show hands-free talking can be more dangerous than thought Cell phones have changed the way we communicate, and technology

10 risk factors for homeowners insurance policies

Customers buy insurance to minimize their risk and make them whole should a covered loss occur. What many may not

3 Frequently Asked Questions on Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are an important part of screening the workers and volunteers who assist with the children and youth

Make Your Employee Disability Insurance Plan A Competitive Advantage

A common characteristic of successful companies is that they seek out and utilize competitive advantages. In today’s market companies face competition

Flood insurance hikes to hit Oklahoma homeowners

OKLAHOMA CITY —— Though hefty premium increases for flood insurance may become a burden to some policy holders in Oklahoma,

Danger Ahead: Get Ready for A Data Breach

Are you locking the front door on your company’s sensitive data, but leaving the windows open? You are if you’re

TRAK-1 Announces Tedford Insurance Strategic Business Referral Partnership

Background Screening for Risk Management Offering  Tulsa, OK – Locally owned TRAK-1, an accredited national background screening company, specializing in solutions

11 Things That Make Home Insurance Rates Soar

While most people buy home insurance to protect property from damage, liabilities from accidents on your property are often what

Tedford Insurance grow in OKC

      The Journal Record tells about Tedford Insurance next plan for growth.   tedfordinsurance.com | 918.299.2345

Mark Kochner Honored By The Journal Record

  JOURNAL RECORD HONORS MOST ADMIRED CEOS OKLAHOMA CITY – “Do not be afraid of failure, because it will happen.”


Recently I found this article by John Maxwell about a unified Team.  A leader should always be working with their

Mike Tedford Donates Photos

The Jenks Chamber of Commerce 2015 held its Inaugural Banquet will be held Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Oklahoma

15 Reasons To Ask Questions

By: John G. Miller Author of the QBQ Do you know that I ask a lot of questions? And there’s

10 Reasons to Write Things Down

Why write things down?   Here are some key insights and reminders: Your mind lies.   Your mind easily distorts things.   That’s

Keep moving forward

“Many of us want a map, but what we get is a compass. We are not given a detailed outline

What Does Blame Cost You In The Work Place?

“Those who blame are those who do not do anything.  Those who do are those who do not blame anyone”


BY THE JOHN MAXWELL COMPANY. DECEMBER 14, 2012 In the film, The Bucket List, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star


BY JOHN C. MAXWELL   “What’s my motivation?”  That’s the question crossing our minds when the alarm goes off at


A lot of people come to me confounded by their inability to drive positive outcomes in their organization. They have