About Helmbold & Stewart Insurance


Helmbold & Stewart had its beginnings in 1868 and operated throughout the years as the James Kerr Agency, Kerr & Biddle,Kerr, Biddle & Helmbold, and finally Helmbold & Stewart by 1901. Since 1901 Helmbold & Stewart has served the Clearfield, Curwensville, and Philipsburg area and in 2012 joined forces and became part of the Nicklas Insurance Group.


We pride ourselves in recruiting experienced, courteous and professional employees, as representatives of our agency. In fact, our staff members have over 150 years of combined insurance experience. Our entire staff attends annual insurance industry seminars, and it is our policy to encourage continuing education in the insurance field.

Members of our staff have the following industry designations:

  • Certified Insurance Service Representative
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
  • Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriter
  • Registered Financial Consultant
  • Series 7 Securities License

Team Concept

A three-tiered service team approach consisting of an Agency Manager, Account Manager, and Customer Service representative who understand you or your firm’s unique needs and focus on the fulfillment of those needs.


A state-of-the-art computer system, specifically designed for our business, which provides an efficient, secure operating environment, enabling us to deliver the highest quality service to you and/or your firm.