Transportation Department

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Transportation Leadership

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.
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.

Transportation Underwriting Team

Amanda Baker, CIC
Amanda Baker, CICTransportation Underwriter

Amanda’s hometown is Hartsville, SC. She enjoys listening to Heavy Metal/Alternative Rock music while eating Coffee flavored ice cream.
Kevin Hutelmyer
Kevin HutelmyerTransportation Underwriter

Kevin is a magna cum laude graduate of Appalachian State University with degrees in Economics and Computer Information Systems.
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.
Chase Mitchell, TRIP
Chase Mitchell, TRIPTransportation Underwriter

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.
Lindsey Sheets, UACIC
Lindsey Sheets, UACICTransportation Underwriter

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

Assistant Transportation Underwriting Team

Teresa Earnest
Teresa EarnestAssistant Transportation Underwriter

Teresa’s hometown is Norfolk, VA. She has been in the insurance industry (MGA & Retail) for over 25 years.
PJ Hennessey, UACIC
PJ Hennessey, UACICAssistant Transportation Underwriter

PJ joined JSA in September 2016 while completing his degree in Risk Management & Insurance at Appalachian State University.

Garage Underwriting Team

Stephen Ingram
Stephen IngramGarage Underwriter

Stephen is from High Point, NC and enjoys watching Formula 1 racing.
Sherri Beauchamp
Sherri BeauchampGarage Underwriter

Sherri is originally from Morganville, NJ. She relocated to Myrtle Beach in 1988. Sherri joined the JSA family in 1999 and has served in a variety of different underwriting roles.
Elizabeth Banks
Elizabeth BanksAssistant Garage Underwriter

Elizabeth’s hometown is Rocky Mount, NC. She plays Violin and Electric Bass, though usually not at the exact same time.

Transportation Underwriting Service Team

Loretta Cornett
Loretta CornettTransportation Service Assistant

Loretta loves horses and the Dallas Cowboys.
Courtney Davis
Courtney DavisTransportation Service Assistant

Courtney is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Insurance and Risk Management who is originally from Lewisville, NC.
Missy Schneider
Missy SchneiderTransportation Service Assistant

Missy is from Boone, NC. As a child, she dreamed to one day be a waitress at Sonic.

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Transportation Products

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Tommy Hefner, CIC
Tommy Hefner, CICVice President of Transportation


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