Rodda and her team live and work in San Antonio and the Hill Country, so they understand the needs of folks in Boerne, San Antonio and the surrounding Texas areas. They know that this drought we’re in causes more wild fires, hurricane rains can cause flash floods and scary tornados to strike without notice. The Hill Country is the Crown Jewel of Texas, but we do face our fair share of crazy weather events, so it pays to have the right insurance by the right insurance agent.
Rodda Yates - CEO
Yates is a 1989 graduate of Boerne High School. She then went on to Tarleton State University and received a bachelors degree in Accounting in 1993. Rodda began her career in insurance working for State Farm from 1993-1994 and Farmers from 1994-2004. In 2004, Rodda became an independent agent and opened her own agency. She now successfully operates insurance offices in Boerne and San Antonio, TX. Rodda also has a supportive family including her father and three children. Rodda is a devoted member of several organizations including the Texas Junior Livestock Association, BISD, and Independent Insurance Agents of Texas.
Sally Weaver - Commercial Account Manager
Mrs. Weaver is our new Business Commercial Account Manager with experience in the independent insurance agency system since 1985. Sally has extensive Commercial Lines Insurance knowledge due to the wide variety of clients she has worked with over the years. Her emphasis is on providing the highest standard of service as well as developing and maintaining insurance programs for customers which meet the needs of their changing business world. She also has a continued relationship with our many commercial carriers so that she can remain knowledgeable about the various products in the marketplace. Sally holds the professional designation of Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Morgen Bernhard - Commercial Account Manager
Morgen Bernhard is our Commercial Account Manager, joining Yates & Associates in November of 2009. She is a licensed Property and Casualty Agent, responsible for renewals and service of commercial accounts. Contact: email@example.com
Rand Racey - Commercial Service Manager
Rand Racey was raised in Notheast Oregon where he grew up on the family cattle ranch. He attended high school in Baker City and then went on to attend Boise State University until he accepted a management position with Albertson's where he was a Store Director for 17 years. He has 8 years of experience in financial services and insurance and is now working with commercial accounts at Yates and Associates and very excited to be back living in Texas.
Serena Goodman - Commercial Account Manager
Serena has been a licensed agent in both Property & Casualty and Life & Health since 2004. She also received her accounting degree from Hallmark College in 2012. She is responsible for processing commercial new business. Serena is the mother of two wonderful children who are very supportive and keep her motivated to be the best.Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deanne Hallmark - Personal Lines Account Manager
Deanne's background ranges from home underwriting and personal lines of insurance. For more than 10 years Deanne gained experience as an underwriter for insurance companies in Texas and in Louisiana. Deanne joined Yates & Associates in July of 2012 and handles all personal lines of insurance. Contact: email@example.com
Kyntra Yates - Commercial & Personal Lines CSR Assistant
Kyntra is from Boerne, TX and graduated from Texas Tech University May of 2014, earning a degree in Agriculture and Applied Economics with a minor in General Business. She is continuing her education by pursuing her Masters of Arts in Christian Education online through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kyntra began working with insurance since 2012 and recently became licensed. She will be assisting in establishing the Lubbock office--opening in 2015! She will be the commercial/personal account manager for accounts in the West Texas area as well as the administrative officer for the Lubbock office. Kyntra is an active member at First Baptist Church in Lubbock and is a part of the Texas Tech Alumni Association..
Jessica B. Carlos - Personal Lines & Commercial CSR Assistant
Jessica has joined Yates & Associates as a licensed agent for personal lines of new business. A former Boerne High School graduate, Jessica has gained over 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. Jessica is family-oriented and is enjoying life with her husband of 6 years and three children. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Herring - Life & Health Account Manager
Alan started with Yates & Associates in February, 2014. He is licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health in 2002 and now focuses exclusively on Life & Health Insurance. He moved to Boerne from his hometown of Junction, Texas in 2011. Alan & his wife, Lisa have three children and their first grandchild on the way. Contact: email@example.com
Sherri Heinrich - Administration
Sherri and her daughter moved from Lubbock to Boerne in 2001. She has had several years of experience in administrative support, as well as a Texas Real Estate License. Sherri and her husband Guy Klingaman have four beautiful grandchildren. Sherri joined Yates & Associates in March of 2014 and handles the administrative activities of the office. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Todd Jordan - Field Agent
Mr. Jordan comes to Yates & Associates from a diverse background. Todd has been a Firefighter for the Lubbock Fire Department for 21 years, sold Real Estate for 13 years, and been a licensed Insurance Adjuster since 2002. He is the Commercial Accounts Manager for outside sales. Texas metroplex and panhandle are his areas of concentration along with New Mexico. Todd handles all commercial lines with a special interest in the Farm Supply/Feed Store program initiated by Yates & Associates. Contact: email@example.com
Ricky Murphy - Field Agent
Ricky Murphy graduated Lamesa High School in 1986. He attended South Plains College 1986-1988 and then finished his degree in Crops/Entomology at Texas Tech University in 1991. Ricky has an extensive background in the Ag. industry and as a fire fighter for the last 15 years. His uniquely blended background and drive for superb customer service will be a true assest to our customers.
Gary Uhl - Producer
Gary has 15 plus years of experience in the insurance industry. He has extensive experience in all Property and Casualty lines. Prior to insurance, he spent six years active duty in the Air Force, the highlight was being selected for a special assignment providing Presidential Support for Air Force One in Washington DC. Upon leaving the military, Gary joined the USAA insurance family and reached the position Executive Director in the Property and Casualty Company. In 2006, he joined The Hartford Insurance Company to become their Regional Vice President, successfully managing 8 states and over 200 employees in the Texas office alone. In 2010 he opened Uhl Insurance Agency and joined forces with Yates and Associates. He graduated with honors from Wayland Baptist University, has been married for over 17 years, and has two boys who attend school in Boerne. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rodney & Sherri Yates
Rodney and Sherri Yates have been involved with Yates & Associates since 1997. Mr. Yates opened the first grocery store in Boerne, TX called Poor Boy Incorporated. In 1966 Mr. Yates spent his time with livestock and other agriculture projects then begin his career in insurance in 1976. Sherri Yates graduated from Shriner University in Shriner, TX with a Bacherlors in Accounting. Mrs. Yates spent her professional career working at Kerville Accounting Firm, Davis Stewart. In 1991 Mrs. Yates opened her own insurance agency and has ever since been operating the agency. Contact: email@example.com