Bob White Insurance Agency was established in 2003 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. The multi-line, ERIE agency offers life, commercial and personal lines products. Erie Insurance sells auto, home, business and life insurance through our network of independent agents in 12 states and the District of Columbia.
Principal agents Robert and Kristina White have over 30 years of combined insurance experience. Together, they market and sell Erie Insurance products while providing risk management strategies and processes to assist clients in controlling insurance costs.
Robert earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1996. He started his insurance career immediately upon graduation. Robert also earned the LUTCF (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow) designation in 2006.
Kristina earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1996 and joined Bob White Insurance Agency in 2004. She is an OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) certified trainer and has participated in HAZMAT training. Her risk control background is an asset in developing strategies for reducing work place injuries, therefore helping to control costs for commercial clients.
Bob White Insurance Agency has continuously invested in technology, enabling them to become a paperless agency. The staff also utilizes various internet-based marketing strategies and has achieved success in maintaining a strong presence off of “main street.”
The agency received the Erie Insurance Giving Network Award in 2011 for its commitment to Angels Cove, an organization that provides options for young single mothers in Illinois. The agency staff is involved in the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and the agency is a sustaining partner in the Jefferson County Development Corporation that focuses on economic development opportunities in Jefferson County.