Byrne Insurance Group is a full-service, Louisville, Lexington, and San Diego insurance and financial services agency with over a century of combined experience protecting the families, businesses and assets of our clients.
What does “full-service” mean?
The best prices can often be found by combining coverages, and you can save BIG by bundling your different policies – like health, home and auto. We are also financial planning experts and can help you protect all the BIG things in life (like your retirement fund)….in a one-stop-shop.
Why does local matter?
Meet your agent in-person for yearly reviews or a simple “drop-in”. Situations and coverage opportunities change, and it’s important that your agent is accessible to explain your options and help you save BIG on insurance and financial solutions for yourself or your business. We offer coverage from all the major carriers, but are located right in Hurstbourne in Louisville – the best of both worlds.
Who are we?
We’re BIG. Click on a BIG team member for more information.
Jennifer has a combined twenty years of experience in management, insurance and human resources. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Louisville and a Master’s degree in Human Resources from Indiana Wesleyan University. Jennifer holds a Property & Casualty license for the state of Kentucky. She is an avid animal lover and tends to a small flock of backyard chickens. She loves to read and believes in learning something new every day. Jennifer’s focus at BIG is to provide exceptional customer service to Commercial Lines clients.
As a group health account manager, Chanel’s goal is to provide quality, timely customer service to our clients. She handles day-to-day communication, processes new enrollments and assists clients with any and all insurance claims. Outside of the office, Chanel loves to exercise and spend time with family and friends.
Benjamin J. Byrne
Acting as BIG’s “quarterback”, Ben is known for crafting innovative, creative solutions to address his clients’ diverse financial needs. This often means partnering with other industry experts (i.e. attorneys and CPAs) to ensure that all of his clients’ concerns are addressed in a one-stop-shop. This is what really differentiates Ben (and BIG) from the competition – we’ll never send a client elsewhere. Instead, we’ll synergize with fellow professionals for a solution – without the client having to lift a finger.
Ben is a 2001 graduate of The University of Kentucky, after which he went on to earn an Accelerated Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Bellarmine University (2008). He currently holds the following licenses and designations: series 7, series 66, casualty, life, property, variable life, variable annuity, and health insurance licenses.
John C. Anderson
As head of BIG’s Property & Casualty division, John provides detailed policy reviews and makes certain that his clients have the appropriate amount and types of insurance. His unwavering commitment to providing sound, honest advice is what he’s best known for.
Specializing in customized insurance programs and risk management strategies, John is able to leverage his relationships with the most respected insurance companies to get the best possible coverage and pricing for his customers. Whether you have one or thousands of employees, John will make certain you have the right program for your business.
A 2001 graduate of The University of Kentucky College of Business, John also holds an MBA with a focus on Entrepreneurship from the University of Louisville (2005). He received the distinguished designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) in 2011. John enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two kids, running, tennis and anything related to UK sports. He and his family are members at Sojourn Community Church.
Aaron L. Byrne
Aaron is a graduate of University of Louisville’s College of Business. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, cheering on the University of Louisville Cards and spending time with his son and family.
As an account manager at Byrne Insurance Group, Nate serves as the primary point of contact for our commercial Property & Casualty clients. With over eight years of experience in insurance and corporate safety, he specializes in proactive solutions and risk mitigation strategies and currently holds property, casualty, life and health insurance licenses.
Nate graduated from the University of Louisville in 2005 and is a lifelong Louisvillian. He enjoys cooking, outdoor adventures, making people laugh and spending time with his wife and two children.
Outside of work, Missy loves to spend time with her two children, relaxing by the pool and reading.
When Jackie is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, stepsons, grandchildren, great grandchildren, two cockatiels and two cats. She is also an avid sports fan – both college and professional.
Trey partners with business owners in the Louisville market to identify key business exposures and develop tailored insurance programs. He is known for his unparalleled customer service and long-term, strategic business relationships that benefit his clients.Trey is CLCS (Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist) certified by the National Underwriter Company.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business with a degree in Economics, Trey enjoys playing golf, tennis, working out and spending time with family and friends. He is an active member of Southeast Christian Church, and resides in Louisville with his wife Samantha and daughter, Penelope.
Terri works with individual clients to ensure they have the right policies for their needs,at the most competitive rates available. She also serves as the client point of contact during each policy year and at each renewal, assisting in any necessary changes. She is dedicated to not only providing the very best service to each new client, but to retaining and growing existing relationships.
Terri enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog Meeks, and is a UK sports fan.
Samantha specializes in employee benefits and Medicare, and has an extensive background in health & life insurance, customer service and compliance. From customized materials to educational opportunities, she helps our clients maximize their employee benefits and keep their staff happy and healthy.
A graduate of Sullivan University with a Bachelor’s in marketing and accounting, Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband and twelve children (3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 horse, 4 ducks and 2 Guinea Pigs). Ask her about her love of horseback riding, working out at the gym, camping and making people smile.
Stephanie is responsible for accurate and timely commercial certificates and proposals at BIG. A 1993 graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor’s in Communications, she has over twenty years experience in customer service and supports our commercial and personal lines clients.
Stephanie resides in Mt Washington with her husband and son, and enjoys camping and boating with them on the weekends.
Dana is the proud father of triplets. He has also donated to the University of Louisville, whose business school boasts “The Reinhardt Academic Center”. Dana is on the board of The University of Louisville Overseers and The Cerebral Palsy K.I.D.S. Center.
A 1978 graduate of Murray State University, Frank has served as president of the Louisville Board of Independent Insurance Agents and on the boards of such non-profits as The Health Place Capital Funding Committee, Susan G. Komen of KY and The American Heart Association Heart Ball Committee.
Acting as BIG’s Director of First Impressions, Shannon Ramos is a “Passionista” for life! An optimist, professional silver-lining seeker and all-around MacGyvHER, Shannon is our office’s coffee-loving ray of sunshine.
Her “past life” includes 20+ years in the healthcare industry, before gracefully transitioning into the world of life insurance with Byrne Insurance Group in 2016. Acting as a personal assistant to most in the office, Shannon has proven herself to be a phone-answering, life-processing, office supply ordering, appointment scheduling master….all with a large dose of pep in her step and an addictive smile on her face.
With nearly 30 years of in-depth experience in the insurance industry, Lyn has the ability to find solutions and tailor insurance coverage to meet your needs. She makes a commitment to excellence in customer service and goes above and beyond for her clients. After closing the insurance agency her family owned for years, she has joined the team here at BIG to work primarily with our personal lines customers.
As the former CEO and Managing Agent of the Tom Murphy Insurance Agency of Henryville, Indiana, Lyn is known for her straightforward and friendly nature, as well as for her ability to provide outstanding service. Lyn faced the devastation of the 2012 tornadoes in Henryville and knows firsthand how important great insurance coverage is.
Lyn is the recipient of the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana “2012 Agent of the Year” Award for her outstanding performance and achievement as a retail agent member of the IIAI. She enjoys traveling to tropical locations and spending time with her best friend and husband of over 32 years, Philip. She is a proud mother and grandmother.
Tish also sings gospel music and is part of an up and coming group out of Alabama called “Jeremiah’s Call”.
As a group health account manager, Teresa’s goal is to provide quality, timely customer service to our clients. She handles day-to-day communication, processing new enrollments and assisting clients with any and all insurance claims. Outside of work, Teresa loves to enjoy the sunshine and spend time with family and friends.
Stephen B. Potter
Having joined the Byrne Insurance Group team in 2019, Steve is becoming an expert in group health and employee benefits. He was born and raised in Louisville, but has called Lexington home for the better part of a decade and is a University of Kentucky graduate and sports enthusiast.
Steve brings nearly 20 years of sales and customer service experience in the wine and spirits industry and enjoys a good glass of bourbon, creating and playing music on his guitar, and spending time with his two children. He is passionate about helping individuals and businesses with their insurance needs, particularly in the area of employee benefits.