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Nik Burkhardt is a licensed insurance producer for property, casualty, life, health and Annuities. Nik also holds a Series 6 securities license. Nik started his career path in 2000 working in social work, assisting people with disabilities in their search for employment. In 2005 his case load  primarily included individuals that had viable business ideas, and assist them with putting together a business plan, connecting them with funding and legal sources, then marketing the business idea in various ways. Later that year, he was approached about a position at Lincoln Financial Advisors by a friend, and decided to jump into the Financial Industry.

Nik started in 2005, as a Securities Consultant, working on client brokerage accounts at the Lincoln home office in Fort Wayne Indiana. In 2009, another opportunity opened at Ash Brokerage, a Brokerage General Agency. He started on the Life Marketing team, and quickly moved to an Internal Wholesaler, then finally a Regional Vice President, serving Financial Advisors by putting together sophisticated life insurance solutions, and long term care plans for their clients. Nik would work out of Fort Wayne, and would travel across the United States to assist various financial advisors from coast to coast.

In 2019, Nik was introduced to Joel Hyde, and they discussed coming on-board as an insurance agent for Colligan & Company. Nik has a passion for people, a deep need to build strong relationships and is passionate about making the experience for his clients extremely positive.

Nik and his wife Beth, have 4 children, (Savannah, Carter, Jordan and Judah), and a Goldendoodle named Indy. They live Northeast of Downtown Fort Wayne, in the “05”. Nik is a musician, playing guitar and piano, and his wife is a wonderful vocalist. Several of their children are also musical, so the Burkhardt home is not often a quiet place, in a very great way. Nik is passionate about his relationship with God, the various activities of his children, Indiana Hoosier basketball, Indianapolis Colt’s football, traveling, cooking/eating all types of food globally, and people. Nik strives to make a positive impact in as many people as possible. His favorite quote comes from Mitch Albom, simply stating “Love wins, Love always wins.”

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