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Our Staff

Teresa Smith has been in the insurance business for 33 years and has been with Barry Insurance Agency since 1988. She became the agency owner in 2004. Teresa specializes in commercial insurance products: property, general liability, business auto, worker's compensation, surety and contractor's bonds, and employee's benefits.

Michelle Blizzard started in the insurance business in 1999 and works in our commercial insurance department. She can help your business with all its insurance needs. She specializes in commercial property, general liability, commercial auto and worker's compensation.

Tammy Carter is a licensed producer and customer services representative who has been with Barry Insurance Agency since 2006. Her primary focus is on personal lines insurance: this includes flood, homeowners, auto, motorcycle, ATV, trailers, mobile homes, Mexico coverage, umbrellas, farm and ranch and rental property. She assists her insureds by answering their questions, filing claims and making changes to policies to make sure their current coverage meets their needs and lifestyle. She also creates proposals for new clients based upon their needs.

Nolan Smith has been specializing in supplemental health insurance since 2000. He is here to assist you with products like cancer, accident and disability insurance. Nolan is also a licensed producer, and can assist you with all of your property and casualty needs. Call us to make an appointment with Nolan, and get the piece of mind that comes from knowing you'll be taken care of through all of life's unexpected turns.

Karen McConaughey

karen@barryinsurance.com
903-831-3493 ext. 1

Karen McConaughey has been in insurance since 1977 and has 12 years of experience with Barry Insurance Agency. Call Karen today to get a free quote on your auto, home, motorcycle, farm and ranch, or any of our other personal insurance products.

Megan Cowley is a producer and customer service representative, licensed in both Texas and Arkansas. She has been in the insurance industry since 2003. She specializes in commercial insurance and can assist you with all of your business needs, including; general liability, commercial property and equipment, business auto and workers compensation. Megan also takes care of the employee benefits from group health, life, dental, vision, long term and short term disability. She is a licensed notary and handles all of our notary bonds.

Bethany Franklin has been in the insurance industry since 2000, but she is new to the Barry Agency as of 2016. She began her career in personal lines in Oklahoma, then worked with health insurance, supplemental insurance, and Medicare supplements in Illinois. After moving back to her home state of Arkansas in 2009, Bethany specialized in supplemental health insurance sales and management for 7 years. She has now joined the team at Barry Insurance and is working in all departments, including personal lines, commercial, life, and health.

Kerri Stroope has been working in insurance since 2012, and is our newest personal lines customer service representative at Barry Insurance. She is a licensed producer for Arkansas and Texas. Kerri can take care of all your personal insurance needs including home, auto, boat, and any off-road vehicles. She can also assist you with your flood and umbrella insurance quotes.