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Transportation Department

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You will find one of us who suits your style.

We are totally different personalities. People don’t do business with companies – they do business with people. You choose who to work with, we don’t choose for you. If you want a particular Underwriter, you will get that Underwriter. If you don’t care, neither do we.

Transportation Underwriters

Tommy Hefner, CIC
Tommy Hefner, CICVice President of Transportation

Tommy grew up in Weaverville, NC and graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University with a B.S. in Mathematics.
Kevin Hutelmyer
Kevin HutelmyerTransportation Underwriter

Kevin is a magna cum laude graduate of Appalachian State University with degrees in Economics and Computer Information Systems.
Stephen Ingram
Stephen IngramTransportation Underwriter

Stephen is from High Point, NC and enjoys watching Formula 1 racing.
Cindy Kale, CIC, CISR
Cindy Kale, CIC, CISRTransportation Underwriter

Cindy has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years, starting with an MGA in South Florida. Her first tour at JSA was from November of 1993 to August 1998 working in the transportation department.
Amanda Baker
Amanda BakerTransportation Underwriter

Amanda’s hometown is Hartsville, SC. She enjoys listening to Heavy Metal/Alternative Rock music while eating Coffee flavored ice cream.
Lindsey Sheets, UACIC
Lindsey Sheets, UACICTransportation Underwriter

Lindsey’s hometown is Meadville, PA and her best advice that she can give is, “Don’t let what people think of you stop you from achieving your goals.”

Transportation Assistant Underwriters

Elizabeth Banks
Elizabeth BanksAssistant Transportation Underwriter

Assists: Amanda Baker and Lindsey Sheets Elizabeth’s hometown is Rocky Mount, NC. She plays Violin and Electric Bass.
Chase Mitchell
Chase Mitchell Assistant Transportation Underwriter

Assists: Kevin Hutelmyer and Cindy Kale Chase is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a BSBA in Risk Management & Insurance, and Finance & Banking. He was awarded the Foundation of Agency Management Excellence (FAME) Scholarship.

Transportation Underwriting Service Team

Kelli Hefner, CIC
Kelli Hefner, CICVice President of Transportation Operations

Kelli graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B. A. in Communications, and began her insurance career here at Jackson Sumner in 2006.
Baker Loy
Baker LoyAssistant Transportation Underwriter

Baker’s nickname is “Shake n’ Bake” and hails from Burlington, NC.

Transportation Renewal Underwriters

Sherri Beauchamp
Sherri BeauchampTransportation Renewal Underwriter

Sherri is originally from Morganville, NJ. She relocated to Myrtle Beach in 1988. Sherri joined the JSA family in 1999 and quickly became assistant underwriter handling endorsements, policy issuance and quoting renewals.
Andrew Davis
Andrew DavisTransportation Renewal Underwriter

A native of Belmont, NC, Andrew is a recent graduate of Appalachian State University where he received a degree in Risk Management & Insurance.
PJ Hennessey, UACIC
PJ Hennessey, UACICTransportation Renewal Underwriter

PJ joined JSA in September 2016 while completing his degree in Risk Management & Insurance at Appalachian State University.
Teresa Earnest
Teresa EarnestTransportation Renewal Underwriter

Teresa’s hometown is Norfolk, VA. She has been in the insurance industry (MGA & Retail) for over 25 years.
Allison Gabriel
Allison Gabriel Transportation Renewal Underwriter

Allison is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill (B.A. History) and Appalachian State University (M.A. History), she spent her pre-insurance industry life working in museums and at historic sites.
Burke Allred
Burke AllredTransportation Renewal Underwriter

Burke is from Burlington, NC and joined JSA in December 2018 upon completing his degree in Risk Management & Insurance at Appalachian State University.

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Transportation Products

Transportation Online Quotes

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Contact Transportation

Tommy Hefner, CIC
Tommy Hefner, CICTransportation Manager


If you would like to send a new business submission, click here. Please use this form to contact our Transportation department if you aren’t sure which underwriter to contact directly.