News & Announcements

June 1, 2021: Get Tickets to the Next Medicare and Retirement Planning Seminar

In Decatur, IL or surrounding areas and have questions about Medicare and retirement planning? Join award-winning agent Michael Sams for a free educational. hour at an incredible venue – Sams Ranch.

Check Out Our New Live Chat Feature!

Schedule appointments, confirm appointments, ask questions, or just say hi – learn more about our new live chat feature on the Sams/Hockaday website.

Celebrating 40 Years at Sams/Hockaday & Associates

It’s hard to believe it has been 40 years. We started in the early ‘80s, and at that time, computers were just catching on. At one stage of building the agency, we had a lot of discussions on whether or not we needed a fax machine...

Get Tickets to the Next Educational Seminar at Sams Ranch – April 6, 2021

Learn to navigate Medicare, retirement planning, long-term care, and more – all in an intimate, comfortable setting. The next educational Medicare seminar hosted by Agent of the Year, Michael Sams, is April 6, 2021, at 6 pm.

Patty Gogerty Supports Mt. Zion Braves Softball Team

If you attend any of the Mt. Zion Brave’s girls’ softball games, be sure to look for Patty Gogerty’s press box advertisement! This is her third year supporting the team with an advertisement.

Get our newsletter

Here's what our clients say…

Taylor Vercellino
Taylor made both my husband and I feel extremely comfortable and well taken care of based on our individual needs. I am glad that she is our agent.
C.R., Customer

Meet Our Agents

Rachel Petersen

Rachel Petersen

See Bio
Disclaimer: We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact or 1-800-MEDICARE to get information on all of your options.