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Meet the Team

Jason Herman

Owner and Agent

Jason has been the agency owner since January of 2008. He is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University where he earned a Master of Business Administration degree. Jason is licensed in property, casualty, life, health, and long term care insurance. In addition, he is licensed to sell variable life and annuities, mutual funds, and other investment products.

Andy Cote

Risk Advisors

Andy has been with the agency since July of 2012 as an Associate Agent. He is licensed in property and casualty insurance. Andy works closely with small businesses to provide tailored solutions for liability, property, business auto, and workers compensation insurance.

Tonya Shook

New Business Sales Specialist

Tonya Shook, a lifelong resident of the Newton-Conover community and has worked in the insurance industry since 2001. She joined the Jason Herman team in early 2010 as an Agency Account Manager, specializing in sales and service of all personal lines of insurance. Tonya now sells and educates new clients to the Conover Agency for their personal insurance needs. Having a genuine compassion for personal relationships and helping others, Tonya considers each customer as her extended friend and family. Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the industry combined with concern for others, she emphasizes on the specific needs of every client and is determined to ensure their needs are met. She consistently places focus on making sure the client has an understanding of their policy.

John Thomas

Account Manager

John has been with the agency since 2002 and has over twenty years of experience in insurance. He is licensed in property and casualty insurance. John specializes in personal lines insurance.

James Hamilton

Account Manager

James has been with the agency since December of 2018 and is licensed in property, casualty, life and health insurance. James started working in the insurance industry in 2000 and has gained a wealth of knowledge working with multiple insurance carriers, specializing in personal lines. James takes life insurance very serious and strives to find a policy to meet any family’s needs.

Andrea Draughan

Commercial Manager

Andrea has been with the agency since 2003 and has over ten years experience in insurance. She is licensed in property and casualty insurance. Andrea specializes in commercial and personal lines insurance.

Tera Rockett

Sales Support Coordinator

Tera has been with the agency since 2000. She has over fifteen years experience in insurance. She is licensed in property and casualty insurance. Tera specializes in personal lines insurance.

Karen Bolick

Operation Manager & Commercial Support

Karen joined the agency in 2015. As a graduate of UNC at Greensboro, Karen brings an excellent level of service and an intelligent approach to your most important insurance needs. Karen is licensed in property and casualty insurance. Karen specializes in personal lines insurance.

Cayla Miller

Risk Advisors

Cayla is a graduate from our very own Newton-Conover High School. She attended Appalachian University, where she earned her degree in Business Management. We are excited to have her working up front to provide remarkable customer service to our customers. In addition to learning more about the ways in which she can support our customers, Cayla will be providing sales support and overseeing the agency marketing.

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Blake Cook

Location Manager

Blake joined the agency in 2011.  He is licensed in property and casualty insurance.  Blake specializes in personal lines insurance.

Debbie Propst

Account Manager

Debbie joined the agency in July 1985.  She is licensed in property and casualty insurance.  Debbie specializes in personal lines insurance.

Martha Rose

Account Manager

Martha joined the agency in September 2017.  She began her insurance career in 1990.  She is licensed in property and casualty insurance.  Martha specializes in personal lines insurance.

Tammy Burns

Account Manager

Tammy Burns has worked in the insurance industry for 36 years, selling all types of policies, such as auto, home, and life. As a licensed associate, Tammy specializes in personal lines and will policyholder assistance. She will be working closely with our customers to meet their insurance needs. Tammy attended Catawba Valley College and holds her life/accident & health, property casualty and Medicare supplement/long-term care insurance license.

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