Running a busy restaurant?
That's my thing.
Hani Baransi, owner
Nazareth Restaurant
High-tech aerospace manufacturing?
That's our thing.
Dr. Joseph Harpster, CEO
Marilyn Harpster, Executive VP
INTEK, INC.
Growing up without growing apart
That's our thing.
The Mahin Family
Medina, OH

Your Independent, Full Service Insurance Agency

John Dawson Associates is an independent, full service insurance agency offering auto, health, business, life and group insurance coverage.

Founded in 1958, we’ve built our reputation on stable, long term relationships with our clients, some of whom have been with us for more than four decades. Our clients don’t have to worry about their coverage, because we’re constantly looking out for them, making sure their insurance policies fit their unique needs.

What does our independence mean for you?

We value your independence. Unlike ‘captive’ agents, who are owned by a specific insurance company and ‘direct writers’ who sell only what the telephone script dictates, we can custom design your coverage because we work for you. As a local, family-owned business, we understand your needs, and the needs of our community.

Insurance Services Customized to Your Needs

As an independent agent we work hard to customize your coverage to meet your needs. Making sure you have the proper coverage, the right amount of coverage and getting it at the most competitive price is our goal. You work hard for what you have, we are here to help you make sure it is protected. We are staffed with 16 insurance professionals, insurance is “our thing”, let us work for you.

Auto Insurance

You rely on your cars to get you where you need to go, you use them every day, several times a day so the insurance that you have is essential. From liability coverage to physical damage to rental and towing, making sure you select the proper coverage and amounts will keep you from experiencing a major inconvenience if something were to happen.

Home Insurance

Your home is one of your biggest assets and your insurance coverage should reflect that. From the structure of the home to the personal property inside to the liability exposure that you have, those are all items that should be addressed by your insurance policy so that when something happens you have the coverage that you need.

Life Insurance

Life insurance provides financial support when the people you love need it most. In the short term it pays for immediate expenses, allowing them time to grieve without worry. In the long term, it helps replace the lost income so that your family can continue to pay for life’s necessities.

Health Insurance

For both business owners and families this can be one of your biggest expenses. We have many options for you to consider for individuals, groups and families. Keeping your family and employees healthy is essential, we can help you protect them.

Business Insurance

As a successful business owner, you stay busy tending to the day to day operations. We work hard to secure the right coverage for you so that your business can continue to run smoothly should something unexpected happen. Liability, business income, property, contents, employer liability, employee dishonesty are all types of insurance that we can put in place for you and your business.