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Our Staff

We pride ourselves on the quality of our service. At our agency, we feel that our level of service is direct reflection of our highly skilled, well-educated staff. We strive to stay on the cutting-edge of the changes in the insurance industry so that we can bring our clients the best, most comprehensive policies & service available.

Turner Insurance Agency Staff

At this time, there are seven fully licensed agents at Turner Insurance to assist you with all your needs. Everyone that works at Turner Insurance is a life-long area resident. We are all committed to providing the most prompt, accurate, and courteous service our clients have ever received. With our combined insurance experience of over 100 years, we are well-equipped to handle any insurance need that you may have.

 

Staff Profiles

Gary R. Turner

Gary R. Turner, CIC, CPIA

Gary owned the agency from 1982 until 2018. He began working at the agency in 1974, after the death of his father. He and his mother, Betty worked together for many years. He is licensed to sell property, casualty, life and health in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Montana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. He handles many administrative details and sells both Personal & Commercial lines policies. He has been the driving force in the successful growth of the agency for over 4 decades.

Wendy S. Turner

Wendy S. Turner

Wendy owned the agency with Gary from 1982 until 2018. She began working at the agency in 1975, shortly after marrying Gary. She is qualified to sell property, casualty, life & health insurance, and was an active producer for many years. She assists the agency with accounting and human resources functions on a consulting basis.

Larry E. Smith

Larry E. Smith, CIC, CPCU

Larry is the Commercial Lines Manager and joined Turner Insurance Agency, Inc. in 1980 shortly after completing his degree in Business Administration at Penn State University. He is licensed to sell property, casualty, life & health in Pennsylvania & Ohio. He is the primary Commercial Lines producer and also works a great deal with Personal Lines in both sales & service. Larry’s decades of experience with insurance makes him a valuable resource within our agency, both to colleagues and clients.

Abbie Turner Michael

Abbie Turner Michael, CPCU, CIC, CISR, CPIA

Abbie is the President of Turner Insurance Agency, Inc. She joined the agency full-time in 2003, upon completion of her degree in Business Management from Grove City College. She worked part-time for the agency for 8 years prior to joining full-time. In 2015 she was named Vice President of the agency, and in 2018 she and her sister, Cara, purchased the agency. She is licensed to sell property, casualty, life and health in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, North Carolina & Tennessee. She works in Personal and Commercial lines and is the primary contact for Life & Health production within the agency.

Douglas J. Flickinger

Douglas J. Flickinger, CISR

Douglas is a Sales CSR. He joined our staff in 2013 and is licensed in property, casualty, life & health in Pennsylvania. He is a life-long resident of the Grove City area, graduating from Grove City High School and attending Grove City College. Douglas works primarily in Personal Lines and enjoys discussing client’s life insurance needs with them.

Cara Turner Hastings

Cara Turner Hastings, CISR

Cara is the Vice President of Turner Insurance Agency, Inc. Cara began her carrier in 2007 working part-time while attending school. Cara joined the agency full-time in 2015 upon completion of her degree in Business Management from Grove City College. In 2018, Cara and her sister, Abbie, purchased the agency. She is licensed to sell property, casualty, life and health in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, North Carolina & Tennessee. Cara is the primary contact for all accounting functions in the agency.

Jessica Bowser

Jessica Bowser

Jessica is the Administrative Professional at our agency. She is likely to be the friendly voice that greets you on the phone or when you walk in the door. Jessica has lived in the area her entire life, attending Moniteau High School and Butler Community College. Jessica is currently studying to obtain her Property and Casualty license.

 

Designations

We place a great importance on educating our staff. We desire to stay at the cutting-edge of changes within the marketplace in an effort to provide our clients with the best possible service. In order to do this we attend classes on a regular basis and through those classes we are able to obtain designations.

Some of the designations we have are as follows:

  • CIC - Certified Insurance Counselor
  • CPCU - Charter Property/Casualty Underwriter
  • CPIA - Certified Professional Insurance Agent
  • CISR - Certified Insurance Service Representative