Get to Know Prime Mutual

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Prime Mutual helps seniors find the best final expense life insurance for their specific needs. Regardless of age or health, we can assist by providing unlimited advice to determine the cost and coverage that you need in a policy.

Navigating the various insurers and companies in the final expense industry can be overwhelming, and the policies can be confusing. We’re here to help. Together, we’ll sort through the details of level, graded, modified, and guaranteed issue policies. Prime Mutual makes comparing options and prices easy for both seniors and their children. 

We’re a family company, here to help families. 

Meet Ross Quade; Co-Owner & Licensed Insurance Agent

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Ross Quade is co-owner and CEO of Prime Mutual, a company dedicated to helping people secure their legacy with final expense insurance. Ross is a licensed life insurance agent who believes in caring for his clients with attentive compassion and intentional planning. 

Since 1996, Ross has been involved in the insurance industry in nearly every facet you can imagine. He has worked for a captive company, independent agencies, and a leading insurance consumer portal. He has also created, owned, and operated his own websites within the life insurance space. 

After losing his mother to pancreatic cancer, Ross realized the importance of helping people pre-plan financially to protect their loved ones. He focuses on educating his clients and building trust while assisting them with a financial plan for end of life expenses.

As a University of Minnesota Alumni, a proud veteran of the United States Army, charming husband, and father to a spunky daughter, he has a strong sense of altruism. Ross is determined to leave a lasting legacy and to help his clients do the same. Want to learn how to leave a great story? Contact Ross at or 512-903-3309.

Meet Marlene Quade; Co-Owner & Communications Director

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Marlene Quade is co-owner and communications director of Prime Mutual, a life insurance agency purely focused on helping people plan for final expenses.

Since 2005, Marlene has been crushing it in the corporate world and at leading tech startups as a public relations professional. A St. Cloud State University Alumni, dedicated community volunteer, and serial mompreneur, she’s teamed up with her partner to create a space for people to find answers to their end of life financial questions. 

Marlene thrives on coffee, gratitude, and seeing life through her daughter’s eyes. She loves her running shoes, but prefers strapping on a board to ride any wave or mountain available. 

Media Inquiries? Please contact Marlene at or 512-817-8075.

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