Dekalb County Insurance Inc. was established in 2011 in Smithville, TN. The ERIE Agency offers Auto, Home, Business, Life, Annuities, Medicare Supplement, and Bonds insurance. Erie Insurance sells auto, home, business, and life insurance through our network of independent agents in 12 states and the District of Columbia.
Dekalb County Insurance Inc. principal agents are Jeffery James and Grant James. DeKalb County Insurance, representing Erie Insurance, is an all-lines agency established in 2011 in Smithville, Tennessee. When you insure with us, you know that you are not just a policy, you are a person.
The agency’s principal agent Jeff James has more than 36 years of experience working in insurance. Jeff holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designations. Jeff and his staff are experienced in all areas of insurance and have a strong work ethic. The staff is very knowledgeable and is consistently keeps up on insurance education. Other staff members include Jeff’s nephew and business partner, Grant James. Grant is a licensed agent who joined the agency in April 2017.The agency staff stays active in their local community with a variety of organizations. Jeff is involved in the Gideons International and Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church as an active member, teacher and elder. He is also a Lions Club member. Before moving off to college, Grant was an active member of the Smithville Church of Christ where he enjoyed participating in church’s mission work. Grant now lives in Cookeville where he and his family are active members in their church.
Once in Smithville, Tennessee, DeKalb County Insurance can be found in the home of Center Hill Lake. The agency is located on Smithville’s public square, in the Hendrix Financial Building across from the courthouse.