About The Irwin Agency, Inc.

The Irwin Agency, Inc. has been a part of the Hot Springs, Arkansas community for over twenty-three years.  The company was started by Steve Irwin and continues to be led by Steve to this day (more information on Steve below).  In 2010, The Irwin Agency expanded their services to better serve our clients needs.

These expanded services include a full tax preparation and accounting service and investment advisory services in addition to our insurance product offerings.  You will find our low rates and professional attention to detail to you a breath of fresh air in the sea of impersonal, national brokerage and tax preparation firms.

Throughout our firm’s history, our main goal has been to help you reach your retirement dreams and goals whether you are in retirement or planning for retirement.  A common theme we found, especially when working with retired seniors, was that their insurance and/or investments did not match up with their goals.  For that reason, we always work with our clients to set real and attainable goals that match what they want from their retirement savings and we help them reach these goals.

Our motto is “Our Service, Experience and Integrity Make the Difference”. You feel it from the moment you walk in our door.  We cherish the relationships we build with our clients and do our best to ensure we are providing only the best service around.  Should you decide to join our ‘family’, you will know our services do make the difference.

We provide free consultations for any and all of our services. Please call us today at 800-264-0533 or 501-623-7066 to schedule an appointment. A thirty minute visit may just be the ticket you need to realize your retirement dreams.

The Irwin Agency


Steve Steve Irwin
President/Investment Advisor Representative/Licensed Insurance Agency 

Steve has been serving the insurance and financial services needs of Arkansans for over thirty-three years. His “Financial Preservation Programs” have been attended by people throughout central and southwestern Arkansas. Steve has developed a specialty in working with those who want to protect principal and ensure their money lasts. His practice focuses on helping his clients avoid common mistakes and he explains how he has counseled hundreds to avoid these pitfalls. Steve and his wife, Rhonda, are life long residents of Hot Springs. They have two children — Miles and Lauren.

 Rhonda Rhonda Irwin
Vice President of Accounting/Licensed Insurance Agent 

Rhonda is married to Steve and they have two children, Miles & Lauren. She is such a great motivator for The Irwin Agency team. Along with co-founding the agency, she is serves as our Accounting officer.

 Thomas Thomas Rizzo
VP of Operations/Investment Advisor Representative 

Thomas began working for The Irwin Agency in March of 2009 while completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from Henderson State University, he joined the agency full time. He currently serves as Vice President of Operations. Thomas is a proud father to two sons, Luca and Micah. He is happily married to Stephanie Rizzo.

Blake Blake Buttrum
Investment Advisor Representative/Licensed Insurance Agent/Office Manager 

Blake joined The Irwin Agency in February of 2010.  He has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a emphasis on Finance making him a huge asset to our organization. He was recommended to Steve Irwin by his grandmother, who is  a long-term client. He is enjoying the blessing of his daughter, Elley, every day. Both Blake and his wife, Ashley, are life-long residents of Hot Springs.

 Matt Matt Minton
Investment Advisor Representative/Licensed Insurance Agent 

Matt graduated from Henderson State University in 2011, with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in Management, he joined the team in May 2011. Matt works day to day with Steve to ensure Steve has all the things that he needs to advise our clients. He also answer client’s questions when they call in and recently started offering Medicare Supplements to clients.

 Nancy Nancy Baker
Customer Service 

Nancy joined our team in 2012. She helps all of us around the office by preparing spreadsheets for meetings and many other tasks. She is very detail oriented and has over 40 years customer service experience. She is special to our team because her mother and aunt have been clients of The Irwin Agency for many years. She is also raising her two grandchildren.

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