DeKalb County Insurance, representing Erie Insurance, is an all-lines agency. The agency was established in 2011 in Smithville, Tennessee. When you insure with the agency, 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, Grant James, and Kelley Overbey. Grant is a licensed agent who joined the agency in April 2017. Kelley is also a licensed agent who holds the CISR designation.
The agency staff stays active in their local community with a variety of organizations. Jeff is involved in the Giddens International and Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church as an active member, teacher and elder. He is also a Lions Club member. Kelley volunteers for the DeKalb County High School and Middle School soccer teams as treasurer. 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.
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.
Erie Insurance has independent insurance agents in 12 states selling auto, home, life and business insurance.