Bernie has been dedicated to the people of Blackford County since joining Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance in 1999. She has qualified for numerous company-sponsored awards for sales and service. Bernie is a Registered Representative and offers securities products and services through FBL Marketing Services, LLC. A graduate of Jennings County High School, she furthered her education by obtaining degrees from both Vincennes University and Indiana Wesleyan University. Bernie is a past president of the Hartford City Chamber of Commerce and is active in Kiwanis and other community organizations. She and her husband, Jeff, reside in Montpelier with their children. The Sones family attends Pleasantdale Methodist Church. In her free time, Bernie enjoys spending time with her family, camping and fishing.