Company Profile

Thum Insurance Agency, L.L.C. was founded in January 1990 and has over 30 years experience working within the framework of a national insurance company, as well as within their own agency. The agency has grown from serving the needs of their first customer in January 1990 to thousands of customers across the United States as well as international clients. The agency attributes its continued growth to the entire network of fine employees and subagents that work together to serve customers’ needs.


A word about the Principal: Larry A. Thum, CIC

Larry is a Certified Insurance Counselor and is licensed in all states.  He has over 35 years insurance experience.  He is appointed with multiple “A+” rated property and casualty insurance companies.  His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Masters of Business Administration from Ferris State University.  Larry enjoys spending time with his family in Florida, fishing and boating.

Melissa Thum A word about the President: Melissa E. Thum

Melissa is licensed in all states and has over 20 years of insurance experience.  She is appointed with multiple “A+” rated property and casualty insurance companies.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Insurance from Ferris State University.  Melissa is also a member of the following associations:  Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Young Agents Council, and Michigan Association of Insurance Agents. Melissa is involved in the annual Grand Rapids Chamber EPIC Awards and has served on the EPIC Award committee since 2011.  She is passionate about volunteering within her community and enjoys traveling, boating and spending time with family.