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- Leadership Team
As president of Peel & Holland, one of Roy’s primary responsibilities is to be a high-level strategic advisor for our larger clients. His experience in risk consulting has assisted our clients in eliminating substantial risks, thus adding dollars to their bottom lines. Roy also implements the strategic direction for Peel & Holland established by the company’s leadership team. Roy has 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has his bachelor of business administration in insurance, risk management and finance from the University of Memphis. Roy and his wife Jennifer, who live in Murray, are very involved with their church. Roy and Jennifer have two children, Hannah and Coleman.
Kelly works with employers to design and implement effective benefit programs. He has a strong focus on public entity employers working statewide with groups from 2 -250 employees and he co-manages the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) Association Health Plan. This association health plan works with over 150 public entity employer groups serving more than 4000 employees.
Kelly joined Peel & Holland in 2016 when his agency, Harding Benefits Consulting, merged with Peel & Holland. He received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Kentucky in 1985. Since that time, he has worked with national firms in sales, sales management, and sales training with a focus on a consultative approach to client solutions. He guides his clients through a strategic planning process creating personalized strategies in managing insurance plans, risk planning, employee benefits plan development, human resources, plan compliance and wellness programs.
Kelly has a Healthcare Consulting license and has earned certification from the American College of Financial Professionals in Healthcare Reform Studies. Kelly and his family reside in Franklin.
Eric joined Peel & Holland in 2012. He is responsible for maintaining and securing the agency’s technical infrastructure. He works with the principals and Executive Committee to help direct the agency’s vision by using technology to facilitate the agency’s goals for growth and success. He provides technical support to team members, enabling them to increase their productivity and allowing them to provide the best level of service to our clients. Eric studied mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky and has over 20 years of experience in computer science and information technology. Most recently, Eric earned his Accredited Advisor in Insurance – Management (AAI-M) designation. Prior to beginning work at Peel & Holland, he was the network administrator for the City of Paducah. Eric resides with his wife and two boys in Paducah.
Jessica joined Peel & Holland in 2009 as an account manager for family clients. She then moved into business development for the agency, in which she works on various branding, marketing, design and sales projects. She helps develop and implement special programs for the agency’s risk advisors and service groups. Jessica also works to improve the agency’s efficiencies in its use of technology and the programs available to its service teams. She is a 2008 graduate of Murray State University with a bachelor of science degree in journalism, and a 2012 graduate of Murray State with a masters in business administration. Jessica, her husband David, and their children, Sagan and Nolan, live in Murray.
Lindsay joined Peel & Holland in August 2000. She graduated from Marshall County High School in 2001 and continued her education at West Kentucky Community & Technical College, graduating in December 2003 with an Associate of Arts degree with distinction. Lindsay is a licensed agent in both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. She works with prospective and future family clients to provide them with comprehensive personal insurance solutions. She and her husband, Dustin, live in Draffenville with their daughters, Allie and Maddie.
Paul is our Senior Director of Sales & Marketing who partners with Risk Advisors to grow their potential earnings as well as develop their career. After spending 8 years working in the telecommunications industry, Paul knows what truly drives high performing teams. It’s how well you connect with your people and by passionately caring for them. He has a passion for helping others succeed and has led several sales teams throughout his career.
Paul holds a business degree from Murray State University. Paul and his wife Dianne live in Murray and have one son, Nash.
Alison joined the Peel & Holland team in 2020 as the Agency Support Administrator to provide administrative support for various Peel & Holland teams. She processes the agency’s mail, scans documents to each department, assists advisors in preparing for client meetings, and develops processes and workflows to effectively manage tasks and projects.
Ali believes in the value of teamwork and enjoys supporting her friends and colleagues at Peel & Holland. She especially loves coming alongside fellow team members to help them accomplish their goals.
Ali graduated from Marshall County High School and is a lifelong resident of the area. She enjoys family get-togethers and playing with her nephew and nieces: Townes, Ella, and Julia. She also enjoys traveling to the beach or the mountains, listening to podcasts, and loving the family dogs, Daisy and Lola.
Allie is a Marketing Manager who partners with the Peel & Holland team to design and create marketing plans and materials, coordinate and plan professional events, and grow the Peel & Holland brand. After spending over a decade working in marketing for various companies, Allie knows how to create a clear message and drive attendance at events to engage each of our local communities.
Allie is passionate about team culture and helping grow leaders of our communities through professional events like the Global Leadership Summit and Next Steps. She holds a BA in marketing from Murray State University and lives in Murray with her husband Scott, and two kiddos – Quinn and Harrison. She is active in their church and enjoys running, photography, traveling, and the outdoors.
Amanda is a Marshall County native who joined the Peel & Holland family in February of 2018. Her role as Account Manager focuses on bringing a great experience to the clients of Peel & Holland on both the Commercial Property/Casualty and Public Entity ends of the spectrum. With around 17 years of customer service experience, her strengths are well-suited for the role. Since joining Peel & Holland, Amanda has been licensed in Property & Casualty insurance and is working toward her Accredited Advisor of Insurance Certification. She currently resides in Marshall County with her dogs Lucy & Arlo and enjoys mountain biking, dirt biking, hiking, and any time spent at the lake.
Becky joined Peel & Holland in 1999. She serves as the property and casualty senior account manager for our corporate solutions group and public entity clients. Becky has more than 20 years’ experience in commercial insurance. She has extensive experience working with large accounts such as construction contractors, industrial engineering firms, public entities, school systems and hazardous material dealers. A Paducah native and graduate of Paducah Tilghman, Becky graduated from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green in 1987 with a bachelor of arts degree in math. Becky has earned the Accredited Customer Service Representative, Accredited Advisor of Insurance and Certified Insurance Counselor designations. Becky and her husband Greg reside in Paducah. They enjoy watching UK basketball, boating on the Tennessee River, and most importantly spending time with their three daughters and three young granddaughters.
Beth has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, all of which she has spent at Peel & Holland. Beth works on our small business unit accounts on our business team. She and her husband, Rod, live in Mayfield. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Bridgett is a Benefits Account Manager who is passionate about partnering with employers to help them custom-fit employee benefits packages for their organization and employees. She believes every employer’s needs are different and strives to find a customized solution for their organization while developing a trusted relationship.
Throughout her entire childhood, you could find Bridgett working alongside her step-father at his insurance agency. From a young age, her passion was helping people protect who and what they love.
Bridgett holds her Life, Health, and Property & Casualty insurance licenses and has more than 5 years of insurance customer service experience. She lives in Mayfield with her husband Ben and three kiddos — Rylan, Brooklyn, & Aubrey Jo. On the weekends they enjoy spending their time together outdoors gardening.
Brittney joined the Peel & Holland team in February 2017 as an Associate Risk Advisor. She has five years of experience in the medical and higher education industry. She has a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a Master of Science in human development and leadership with a concentration in college student personnel. Brittney and her husband Ben live in Murray and are involved in their community and church. Brittney and Ben have two daughters, Isabelle and Lucy.
As a former collegiate soccer player, Cassie has seen the value of being active and living a holistic health and wellness lifestyle. This helped developed her passion for helping others on their wellness journey and drove her into a career of health and wellness. From helping in athletic training rooms, doing research in pediatric exercise physiology, interning at a cardiac rehabilitation center and working in corporate wellness, she has developed a diverse background in wellness. Her approach to wellness is much more then how active and how well you eat. She believes in a holistic approach, which ranges from physical wellness, emotional wellness, financial wellness, social wellness, spiritual wellness and occupational wellness.
Cassie graduated from Belmont University with a degree in Exercise Science and a minor in biology. She then went on to earn her masters from the University of Kentucky in Health Promotion & Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise Physiology. She also is an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist.
Cassie’s passions in life include being active, over consuming coffee and her cat, Walter. In her free time, you can catch her at a local coffee shop or any and all MSU sporting events. Cassie and her husband Scott, and daughter Rylee, reside in Murray.
Christie joined Peel & Holland in June 2012. She has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, and earned her property and casualty license in 1990. Christie serves as an account manager for our family team, assisting personal lines clients with their insurance needs. She resides in Marshall County with her two sons, Logan and Colton.
Cindy joined Peel & Holland in February 1990. She assists the community and corporate solutions groups with the daily service requests from our clients. Cindy’s main duties consist of preparing certificates of insurance, handling claims and providing administrative support for the entire agency. She and her husband, Roger, reside in Marshall County. Her interests include embroidery, quilting and spending time with her two grandchildren.
Clare joined our team in May 2012. She is responsible for several accounting and financial reporting functions, including payroll, monthly/quarterly reconciliations and monitoring budgetary expenditures. She has more than 15 years’ experience in accounting, having worked in both the public and private sectors. Clare received her B.B.A. in Accounting and her M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Memphis, where she was also an All-Conference player for the Lady Tiger volleyball team. In 2009, she was inducted into the M Club Hall of Fame. She has not only been successful in business, but also as a high school volleyball coach in both Tennessee and Kentucky, bringing home a state championship in 2003. Through her work in accounting and volleyball, she has grown to understand the importance of working as a team to accomplish goals. She and her husband, Mark, reside in Murray with their son, Trey, and Labrador, “Coach”. They all enjoy playing and watching sports. Both Clare and Mark are accomplished coaches in volleyball, football and track.
Clinton joined the Peel & Holland team in August 2016 as a Business Development Intern and later as an Associate Risk Advisor. Clinton has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety & Health and a Master of Science in Economic Development from Murray State University. Clinton enjoys politics, and maintains a focus on public entity clients. He currently resides in Murray, where he remains active in the community and attending Racer athletic events.
Crystal Reid, who has 20 years of business insurance experience, works with business clients to service their property and casualty insurance needs. She has her CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation which means she stays current with the latest insurance industry trends. She focuses on helping her clients mitigate risks, control insurance costs, and stay current with their insurance coverages.
Crystal also works closely with nonprofits in both advisor and service roles. She recently served on a nonprofit board of directors for six years. During that time, she helped them secure 3.7 million dollars for their capital campaign. In addition to nonprofits, Crystal also works closely with contractors. She teaches HVAC, plumbing, and electrical contractors their continuing education classes on insurance at the AGC of Western Kentucky Association a few times a year. In her free time, you can usually find Crystal on her boat at the lake. She and her husband, Eric, have 3 children and currently reside in Symsonia.
Debbie, who joined Peel & Holland in 1978, is responsible for administrative assistance and tracking client relationship management deliverables for our Corporate Solutions Group clients. She is also responsible for scheduling, document compilation, administrative management, corporate record keeping and event planning. Debbie graduated from Murray State University in 1978 with an associate of arts degree in secretarial science. In 1990, she received the Certified Professional Secretary designation. She and her husband Gary reside in Draffenville and are members of Zion’s Cause Baptist Church.
DJ is a Benefits Advisor who works with employers throughout Kentucky to help them create world-class employee benefit programs, which allows them to attract and retain the best talent for their team. He believes that when employers are able to provide a great benefits package it helps them grow, allowing our entire community to win.
For nearly a decade, DJ has worked with many industries including: public sector, manufacturing, healthcare, financial, and more. One common thread among all industries is managing the rising cost of healthcare with the need to provide more benefits to attract workers.
DJ is a Certified Self-Funded Specialist and uses data analytics to provide clients unique value in managing those rising costs, while helping his clients to be proactive in an ever changing marketplace. DJ is a graduate of Murray State University, and lives in Murray with his wife Amanda, and their three children – Carter, Lindley, and Lawson.
Don started his insurance career in 1967 with Prudential Insurance and a couple years later established Frizzell Insurance Agency. In November 2017, Don joined the Peel & Holland team when his agency merged with Peel & Holland.
Don is Marshall County born and raised and resides in Benton with his wife, Pat. They have two children, Tiffany and Trent. When Don isn’t with his grandkids, you’ll find him enjoying UK basketball or golf.
Peel & Holland’s high performance professionals serve clients with innovative strategies in managing insurance plans, strategic risk consulting, employee benefits, human resources, plan compliance, and wellness programs. Greg, as Senior Vice-President, leads the benefits and wellness unit at Peel & Holland with marketing, consulting, compliance, and strategic risk and benefits management.
Greg is an author, speaker and noted expert on employee benefits, health risk, health reform and consumer-driven health design. With more than 30 years of experience in insurance and financial services, he consults and presents to clients and professional associations, providing expertise on driving innovation and strategic planning, that result in lowering costs-of-risk and improving profits while making clients more attractive employers.
Greg has his bachelor of independent studies in administrative sciences from Murray State University and has earned a number of advanced professional designations from The American College including Chartered Life Underwriter®, Chartered Financial Consultant®, Registered Health Underwriter®, and Chartered Health Consultant™. These designations represent a life-long commitment in service to clients while remaining rooted in continuing education, ethics, and making a professional pledge to deliver quality, innovative, client-centric solutions in health risk management, financial planning, and risk advisory services.
Greg and his family are actively involved in a variety of mission and outreach programs, locally and internationally.
Greg McNutt joined Peel & Holland in 2008 after owning and operating McNutt Insurance in Murray for 14 years. He graduated from Murray State University and is a licensed agent in property, casualty, life and health. He has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He serves as a business risk consultant within our community client group, and his principal focus is in to provide solutions to the life, health and benefits needs of his clients. He has a special interest in long-term care planning, for which he received the Certified in Long Term Care Certification in 2003. Greg was a founding member of the Murray-Calloway County Community Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to community giving.
Heather is an Account Manager on our Family team who helps families and small businesses choose customized insurance plans to fit their unique needs. With more than 20 years of insurance experience, Heather knows how to simplify the process for clients to ensure they have the right coverage in place. She joined the Peel & Holland team in 2020 when her agency, R. Barga Insurance, merged with Peel & Holland.
Heather and her husband live in Kuttawa with their son Mason. They have two fur babies, a dachshund name Honey Bun, and a bloodhound named Bailey. They enjoy camping with family, hiking, fishing, and riding their ATV and UTVs.
Heather joined Peel & Holland in 2009 after serving as an independent agent representing Aflac in Western Kentucky. She is licensed in property, casualty, life, and health, and is pursuing the Certified Insurance Counselor designation. Heather, who has served as president of NAIFA West KY, currently serves on multiple committees in the Mayfield Rotary Club, including Program, Youth, and Scholarship. She has recently been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the Mayfield Graves County Chamber of Commerce. Heather focuses on offering solutions to reduce risk and increase profitability for our business clients. Her area of expertise is in the employee benefits market with a focus on voluntary benefits. You may find her on the soccer field side line or at gymnastics in off-work hours with her two daughters, with whom she resides in Graves County.
Janice is a Human Resources Generalist who is an advocate for Peel & Holland and Riddle Insurance’s employees. She oversees the applicant hiring and onboarding processes, as well as employee benefits. Having been a Benefits Account Manager for 14 years Janice also provides support to our Benefits team.
Janice believes our employees are not only one of the most important assets and resources, she believes they are family. Janice has 16+ years of Human Resources experience, as well as banking and office manager experience. Janice is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and holds an associate’s degree from Paducah Community College.
Jerry Pace plays an integral role in public entity client relationship management for the Kentucky Association of Counties, Kentucky League of Cities, and Kentucky School Boards Association. He joined the agency in 1995 when his agency, Pace Insurance, merged with Peel & Holland. Jerry has been in the insurance business for more than 35 years. He is a graduate of Murray State University with a degree in business and agriculture. He is very involved in community events and civic organizations, and enjoys golf, hunting and family activities in his spare time.
Jill joined Peel & Holland’s team in 2014 as a benefits risk advisor. She has worked in insurance for the past 10 years. She assisted clients with their life, health, property and casualty needs for a national carrier for several years, then worked as an independent contractor to provide crop insurance to clients. Jill is an expert at assessing the needs of her clients and putting a plan into place to ensure their long-term success. She lives in Fulton and loves spending time with her family.
John joined Peel & Holland in April 2011. He is a licensed agent in property, casualty, life and health, and graduated with a bachelor of science in math and political science from Lambuth University. John’s career began in commercial banking, where he focused on marketing and business development. He worked to partner with local businesses through his position as director of Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce. After eight years with the Chamber, he transitioned to insurance and risk management. John’s focus is working with businesses and individuals to build property and casualty insurance and risk management programs.
Kara Shoulta is a Family Account Manager who works with clients and prospects to assist them in choosing personalized insurance plans to fit their family’s needs. Kara believes in the core values Peel & Holland represent and strives to live by them every day. Kara received her Property and Casualty insurance license in 2015. She has knowledge of many different insurance carriers and the coverages they offer. Kara holds an accounting degree from West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
Kara and her husband, Justin, live in Ledbetter with their two sons – Cooper and Chandler. They have two rescue fur babies, a dog named Rayne and a cat named Siddah. Her family enjoys camping, having family get-togethers, and playing outside when the weather is nice!
Karah joined the Peel & Holland team in 2019 and is a Family Account Manager who helps our family clients choose customized insurance programs to fit their needs. She believes that everyone should understand their insurance program and has a strong desire to help them achieve that.
Karah has always supported local charity programs to help those in need within the community and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Kentucky University.
Karah and her husband Matt, son Levi, stepdaughter Delaney, and pooch Klouse live in Calloway County and enjoy taking mini-vacations to the mountains.
Karmen joined Peel & Holland in 2011 when the agency for which she had worked for 18 years, Harris & Oliver, merged with our agency. Prior to working in insurance, she spent 15 years in banking. Karmen attended the University of Oklahoma and is a CISR and notary public for Kentucky. She helped construct the first all-woman build of a Habitat for Humanity house in 2001. She and her husband Tim live in Kevil. They are very involved in their church.
Kelli Jo is a Benefits Account Manager who partners with employers in choosing an employee benefits package that best serves their organization and employees. KJ understands that choosing the right benefits package can be stressful which is why she believes in providing clarity through the entire process.
KJ currently works alongside numerous non-profits and public entities through the Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN), the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo), and several other associations. Through her years of experience as a licensed life and health account manager, KJ has extensive knowledge in guiding employers through complex employee benefits programs.
KJ holds an associate’s degree in applied science from Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College and is also a certified respiratory therapist.
KJ and her husband Jacob live in Franklin and have 4 children – Emmi, Hanah, Jake, and Kaydee.
Kenny earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, then worked as an assistant Division I college basketball coach at the University of Arkansas, Georgia State University and Murray State University. Kenny later continued his career in college athletics, spending five years as Associate Athletic Director and Athletic Director at Murray State. Following his tenure at Murray State, he served as President of South Eastern Book Company and most recently as Senior Vice President at CollegeBookRenter before joining the team at Peel & Holland in 2014. Kenny and his wife Beverly reside in Murray with their two sons, Jay and Luke.
Kim joined Peel & Holland in 2018 as Director of Marketing. She is responsible for the creation and implementation of marketing campaigns to support our company’s goals for growth and success. Kim has worked in sales and marketing for a variety of companies, spanning from small entrepreneurial companies, global technology companies, national associations, and more recently as a successful marketing and sales enablement consultant specializing in technology start-ups. She is passionate about enabling sales teams and building brands. Kim is a talented content creator and strategic marketing professional. With hometown roots in Marshall County, KY, Kim currently resides in Carmel, Indiana with her husband Gary. They spend their free time traveling, working on their retirement property and having fun with their six grandchildren.
Kim joined Peel & Holland in 1995 as a member of the employee benefits team of what at the time was Peel & Holland Security Planning. She currently serves as an account manager, managing and coordinating employee benefits programs for our public entity team. She works with clients such as county governments, libraries, ambulance services, and other public agencies throughout Kentucky. Kim is a graduate of the Wilma Boyd Career School in Pittsburgh, Penn., and prior to joining Peel & Holland worked in market administration for two major insurance companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metroplex, and in purchasing and facility management in Knoxville, Tenn. Kim and her husband Rich reside in Benton, with their two children, Jared & Kaitlyn. Jared will graduate in 2011 from Murray State University with a bachelors of arts degree in computer graphics communications, and Kaitlyn is a varsity cheerleader at Marshall County High School.
Lauren is a Business Account Administrator with the Business Property & Casualty team and has been with Peel & Holland since October 2019. Lauren is licensed in Life and Health insurance and is working towards her Property & Casualty insurance license. She also has over six years of combined customer service and Human Resources experience. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Murray State University (go Racers!), and resides in Paducah with her husband, Blake, and two pets, Copper and Rusty.
Lorrie joined Peel & Holland in October 2006. She serves as a property & casualty Business Account Manager for our community clients. Lorrie spent two years at the University of California-Los Angeles studying fine arts before leaving school to raise her family. She started her career in the insurance industry in 1994 when she began working for a major insurance agency in Southern California. Her work as an Account Manager has provided her with the opportunity to service a wide range of clients. She and her husband, Allen, reside in Marshall County.
Marla joined Peel & Holland in 2016 when the agency for which she had worked for 5 years, Harding Benefits Consulting, merged with our agency. She is a member of the employee benefits team and is a licensed Life and Health agent. Marla has more than 12 years’ experience in the insurance industry and also has 12 years’ experience in the non-profit sector. Prior to joining Peel & Holland, Marla served as Executive Director for the Simpson County Habitat for Humanity. She graduated from Clark University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Psychology and Geography.
Marla works closely with clients to implement new business and to coordinate renewals for existing clients. Additionally, she problem solves for clients and serves as a liaison between customers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators to ensure the benefits programs for our clients run smoothly.
Marla is heavily involved in the community by serving on local boards, writing grants for non-profits and is actively involved in her church. She is also an avid traveler and nature lover. Marla lives on a farm in rural Allen County with her family.
Michael Dobbs is a Risk Advisor who partners with clients to make sure their insurance needs are met by guiding them through a proven process to ensure they have the right coverage in place for everything they need to protect. He believes in a needs-based approach to discovering the right type of policy to meet his clients’ goals.
After spending more than 5 years working as a sales professional in the agriculture industry, Michael is passionate about developing working relationships with his clients to ensure they are comfortable with, and understand, the coverage they have in place. Michael is focused on ensuring the needs of his clients are met as their personal and business needs evolve.
Michael holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree with honors in Agriculture & a minor in Criminal Justice from Murray State University. Michael is a licensed agent in Property & Casualty, and Life & Health lines of insurance.
Michael resides in Murray with his wife Alexis, and son Nolan. They enjoy going to the lake and spending time outdoors. He is a volunteer firefighter with Calloway County Fire-Rescue and a certified Swift Water Rescue Technician.
Misty joined Peel & Holland in 1993. She has several years’ experience in the insurance industry and serves as account administrator for the agency’s business clients. She received the associate of arts degree from Paducah Community College in 1997. Misty continued her insurance education by earning her Certified Insurance Counselor designation. Misty resides in Benton with her husband Jamie and son Jasper.
Nancy Litchfield joined Peel & Holland in April 2007. She is primarily responsible for welcoming guests and clients to our office. Nancy also provides administrative support to our agency’s team members. She and her husband Lonnie live in Sharpe.
Nora joined Peel & Holland in 2016 as an Associate Risk Advisor. She is a 2007 graduate of Western Kentucky University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology with a cultural concentration. She also sits on the board for Family Service Society in Paducah. Nora resides in Kevil and enjoys reading, cooking and outdoor activities.
Paige has a BS in Public Relations/Advertising from MSU and was previously employed by Daymar College for 6 years in the areas of Admissions and Community Relations. She is very active in Paducah area charitable, civic, and professional groups. Paige, her husband Daniel, and their son, niece and nephew reside in Calvert City. Together, they enjoy traveling and spending time at the lake.
Pam is an Account Manager on our Family team who helps families choose customized insurance plans to fit their unique needs. With more than 20 years of insurance experience, Pam believes everyone should have the right coverage at the right price, and loves to simplify the insurance process for them. Pam’s specialty is helping clients with their boat insurance.
Pam holds her Property & Casualty and Life and Health insurance licenses. She joined the Peel & Holland team in 2020 when her agency, R. Barga Insurance, merged with Peel & Holland.
Pam and her husband, Tim, live in Benton. They have two grown daughters and one grandson.
Penny is a Business Account Manager who helps businesses create customized insurance solutions to best fit their companies. She has spent more than 24 years helping marine services owner/operators protect their facilities, operations, watercrafts and employees. Penny holds her Property & Casualty insurance license and joined the Peel & Holland team in 2020 when her agency, R. Barga Insurance, merged with Peel & Holland.
Penny enjoys spending time with her family, and watching sports. She loves attending her kids’ sports activities – everything from soccer to basketball! She and her husband, Adam, reside in Eddyville with their six children – Justin, Abbi, Dalton, Anna, Jackson, and Aaron.
Ray Barga is a Risk Advisor who has worked to insure marinas, as well as boat dealers, manufacturers, and repairers for more than 30 years. He is a marine facilities insurance expert and has a unique process to thoroughly evaluate unique risk exposures, so business owners are confident they are making the right insurance choices.
Ray founded R. Barga and Company in 1990, which has been a subsidiary of Riddle Insurance since 1991 when the two agencies merged. He joined the Peel & Holland team in January 2020 when Riddle Insurance and Peel & Holland merged. Ray holds both Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance licenses.
Sherry joined the Peel & Holland team in 2020 as a Senior Benefits Account Administrator for our Employee Benefits team. She comes with a very diverse resume that brings a different perspective to helping our benefit advisors and account managers in their day-to-day activities.
After serving five years in the US Navy as a data processing technician, Sherry went on to work as a medical administrator, which lead to becoming the business operations manager for a large hospital system in the Midwest. Sherry and her husband, Joe, reside in New Concord, where they enjoy the lake and being actively involved in their church and community.
Stephanie (Steph) Henderson is an Executive Assistant who works to support our Senior Vice President and commercial business team. Connecting with team members and offering administrative support to exceed expected outcomes is Steph’s passion. Her experience with systems gives her great insight into process flow with her focus being on continual improvement.
Steph is an experienced business professional having supported sales, advertising, consulting, public relations and software teams for more than 25 years. Dedication to her team’s success and her positive outlook are her gifts.
She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in business administration and biology from Murray State University complimented with an MBA in management information systems earned from Auburn University.
Steph’s family lives in Marshall county and they enjoy rockhounding, fishing, photographing wildlife, and working on their family farm.
Stephen Barga is a Risk Advisor who specializes in working alongside business owners across the Southeast to create customized insurance solutions for their companies. He is particularly skilled in helping marine services owner/operators protect their facilities, operations, watercrafts, and employees.
Stephen joined the R. Barga & Company Insurance team in 2013 as a licensed Property & Casualty Risk Advisor and in January 2020, Stephen joined the Peel & Holland team when his agency merged with Peel & Holland. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in business administration from Murray State University.
Stephen resides in Benton and enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, and boating on Kentucky Lake.
Suphat is an Information Technology Specialist who joined the Peel & Holland team in 2019. Suphat oversees the daily performance of IT systems and maintains and administers computer networks to make sure they are being utilized in the most efficient way. He enjoys providing a positive IT experience to team members. After several years of experience in technical support and customer service, Suphat is driven by his belief that anything can be achieved if you put your heart into it.
Suphat holds a bachelor of science degree in telecommunications system management from Murray State University and was named the Paducah Sun Student of the Year in 2015. Suphat currently resides in Murray and enjoys spending time learning about new technology gadgets, playing with Millie the beagle, and traveling.
Tom entered the insurance business in 1977. Having attended Prestonsburg Community College and Murray State University, Tom enhanced his professional education by earning the Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation in 1986. He also obtained the Associate in Risk Management designation in 1990. Tom operated the Cook & Wheeler Agency until January 1987, at which time the agency merged with Peel & Holland. Actively involved in community activities beyond his professional interests, Tom served as chairman of the board of the Mayfield Jaycees, of which he is also past president. He is also past president of the Mayfield-Graves County Chamber of Commerce and the Mayfield Graves County Local Development Agency. Currently, Tom serves on the board of the Industrial Authority of Mayfield- Graves County. He and his wife Kim live in Mayfield and have three children and two grandchildren.
Tori joined Peel & Holland in 2018 as a Family Account Manager. She graduated from Marshall County High School in 2012 and continued her education studying business administration at Murray State University. Tori is a licensed agent in both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Before joining the Peel & Holland team, Tori worked at State Farm giving her the knowledge and experience to help assist our family clients. Tori’s focus is to work with both clients and prospects to assist them with choosing personalized insurance plans to fit their family’s needs. Tori currently resides in Kevil with her husband Kyle, and enjoys spending time outdoors, playing with her dog Willow, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling.
Tyler is a Marshall County native, growing up in Benton, KY all of his life. He joined the Peel & Holland team in January 2019 and is a 2013 graduate of Murray State University, earning his degree in Business Management. He has held various roles over the last 16 years in customer service and management, providing a solid foundation of knowledge that allows him to build customer relationships and manage their needs. Tyler is responsible for the day-to-day management of the needs of our benefits clients, primarily focused in small business. Tyler lives in Murray with his two children, Mia and Caleb, and their two dogs, Minnie and Daisy. He enjoys spending time with friends and family outdoors.
Valerie joined Peel & Holland in July 2010. She earned her bachelor and master degrees in business administration from Murray State University. Valerie and her husband Mason reside in Paducah with their daughters, Piper and Reese, and enjoy being involved in their church and community, as well as traveling.