The staff at Powdersville Insurance Agency has over 110 years of combined experience in the insurance industry. Stan, Jonathan, Deidre, Brent, Melissa, and Tom are readily accessible and available to help you with any question or need you may have about your personal, commercial, or life insurance. Give us a call to see why we say "At Powdersville Insurance Agency, with us, it's not just business, it's PERSONAL!"
Stan Knight is the Owner/Agency Manager of Powdersville Insurance Agency, Inc., having purchased the agency from Mr. Sam Stephens in 2008. Stan and his wife, Ellen, live in Mauldin and have three children and five grandchildren. Ellen is a retired school administrator with the Greenville County School District. In 1987, Stan began his insurance career with the South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company in Mauldin, and as an agent received several awards and incentives in his nine years with the company. Sensing that no one company is always best suited to every individual's needs and situation, Stan entered into the independent insurance market to better serve his clients. Stan worked with the Wickliffe Agency in Simpsonville for six years prior to coming to Powdersvile for the ownership opportunity. Stan has completed numerous company sponsored and Industry led training programs, including the professional designation of LUTCF in 1995.
Stan invites you to come by the agency to see why we say, "AT Powdersville Insurance Agency, with us, it's not just business, it's PERSONAL!"
Ellen moved to Greenville SC from southern Illinois in 1972. She lives in Mauldin with her husband Stan. She was an elementary teacher and principal for 33 years in Greenville County Schools. In 2008 when they purchased the agency, she became the agency bookkeeper. She accepted the challenge of learning new skills so she could play a supportive roll in their new business venture. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and reading.
Ellen appreciates the opportunity to interact with the wonderful experienced staff at Powdersville Insurance Agency where to us “It’s not just business, it’s personal.”
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Deidre is married to Randy Parker and they are celebrating over 40 years together. Deidre has two children and three grandchildren. Deidre has lived in the Easley area for the past 20 years, and has been a successful agent serving her client's needs in property and casualty as well as life, accident, and health insurance since 2000. Prior to entering the insurance industry, Deidre served customers with Wal-Mart for 18 years.
Deidre looks forward to serving all of your insurance needs and invites you to stop by and see why we say “At Powdersville Insurance Agency, with us, it's not just business, it's PERSONAL."
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Brent is a graduate of Greer High School, North Greenville College, and Clemson University. He has been in the insurance industry for 33 years in claims, sales, and service.
Brent and his wife Kara live in Greer and have been married for over 37 years. They have two daughters and one grandson. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing, and watching sports, especially college football.
Brent invites you to stop by or call for a quote and see why "At Powdersville Insurance Agency, with us, it's not just business, it's PERSONAL!"
Tom is from Greenville. He graduated from Mauldin High School in 1988. He then went on to earn his BA in history from Winthrop University and received his Masters in Education from Converse College. Tom has worked for Greenville County Schools for the last 30 years as a teacher and basketball coach. He and his wife Allison have two children, Christopher and Caroline, and they have been married for over 28 years. Tom invites you to stop by or call for a quote and see why "At Powdersville Insurance Agency, with us, it's not just business, it's PERSONAL."
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Melissa is new to South Carolina. She moved to the Upstate a short while ago with her small family; she originally hails from Massachusetts. Melissa worked in claims, subro, and underwriting for a major company for several years. Prior to her move here, Melissa worked in Human Resources for the school department. For the past 13 years, she has successfully co-owned and operated a small business with her husband where several clients became friends and family. She hopes to continue to build lasting relationships while helping people with their insurance needs in South Carolina. Melissa's spare time activities include running the business with her husband, napping, and exploring her new home town with her dogs and family.
living in the upstate area, he has a deep connection to the community. With over 12 years of experience in customer service, Jonathan is well-versed in providing exceptional support to his clients.
Recently, he made a transition into the insurance industry, where he specializes in selling property and casualty insurance. Leveraging his caring nature, wealth of experience, and knowledge, Jonathan is committed to helping his clients safeguard their assets and well-being. By offering personalized solutions and top-notch service, he strives to make a positive impact on their lives, ensuring they have the protection they need for peace of mind.