Staff

Adam Yeager
Vice President
Huntington Office
ayeager@thornburgagency.com

Adam joined the agency in September 2009 after graduating from Marshall University with a degree in Finance. Adam was a NCAA Division 1, Varsity athlete, playing baseball for both Marshall and the University of Cincinnati. After setting several University and Conference USA records, and following his junior year, he was awarded Marshall University’s “Student Athlete of the Year.” Adam is a Huntington, WV native and is licensed in Property and Casualty as well as Life and Health.


Nancy Lawson
Lead Personal CSR
Huntington Office
nlawson@thornburgagency.com

Nancy’s insurance career began in 1970 with Buckeye Union Insurance Company while attending Marshall University. She has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry having served 13 years as Personal LInes Underwriter with Buckeye Union Insurance Company. Nancy moved to the agency side of the business where she worked for a number of years before joining Thornburg Insurance Agency in 1989. She has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to our agency where she takes pride in treating all customers with utmost respect whether providing sales information or servicing thier insurance account.


Debbie Blankenship
Commercial CSR/ Bookkeeper
Huntington Office
dblankenship@thornburgagency.com

Debbie began her insurance career in 1974 with American Benefit Corporation in the group life, group health and pension benefit marketplace. She joined Thornburg in 2001 as a licensed property and casualty agent, bringing over 25 years experience in the insurance industry. While working for Thornburg, Debbie has become involved in most aspects of the agency from servicing both personal and commercial lines accounts to processing of claims. In addition to the current handling of day to day accounting and licensing for the Agency, she services small commercial accounts, specifically in the church market. Debbie is married and has two children.


Kathy Winters
Lead Commercial CSR
Huntington Office
kwinters@thornburgagency.com

Kathy has over 25 years experience in the insurance industry. She has been employed by Thornburg Insurance Agency since 1989 with a long term dedication to providing excellent service to the agency’s commercial clients. Kathy is licensed as a Property and Casualty & Life and Health Insurance Agent. She brings life and health experience to the agency quoting, marketing, and servicing of individual and group life and health accounts, along with her Property & Casualty experience.


Joe Stanton
Vice President
Huntington Office
jstanton@thornburgagency.com

Joe has been in the insurance industry since 2000, serving in multiple roles including Underwriter, Underwriter Field Supervisor, Project Manager and Agent with expertise in all lines of insurance including Property/Casualty/Workers Compensation/Unemployment/Life and Health. As a previous underwriter he understands the appetite desired from insurance companies and what they find attractive.  He earned his Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designation and his focus is on building customer relationships and risk management.  Joe will deliver solutions that mitigate your risk and improve your efficiency through strategic review of your insurance and benefit program needs and objectives as well as incorporating resources for Safety, HR, DOT, FMCSA, DOL, OSHA, ACA and a wealth of other areas related to compliance and Human Resources. Joe has been endorsed by the West Virginia Nonprofit Associationhttps://wvnpa.org/ and has established an Association Insurance Program for them.  He is also working with numerous other Associations to bring them similar insurance solutions for their members.

Joe’s undergraduate degree is from UNC Greensboro where he had a stellar Division I wrestling career as a 3 time Conference Champion, 3 time NCAA Division 1 National Qualifier and inducted into the UNCG Hall of Fame. Joe’s athletic success and dedication have carried over into his career evidenced by his relentless desire to be the best for his clients in service, coverage and premium savings. In addition, Joe secured a graduate certificate in Business Management Foundations from Marshall University. Joe is married to Shonda Stanton who is the head softball coach at Marshall University and they reside in Proctorville, OH with their daughters Shayla and Gianna and son Josiah.  The Stanton’s are actively involved with River Cities Community Church as they lead a small group.  Joe also serves as youth wrestling coach for Huntington Youth Wrestling a feeder program to Huntington High School.  Joe’s life motto is from Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, do it with all of your heart, serving the Lord and not man”


Jeannie Shannon
Claims/ Personal Lines CSR
Huntington Office
jshannon@thornburgagency.com

Jeannie began her insurance career in 1986 with the Claims Department of Allstate Insurance Co. When Allstate moved their claim operations to Roanoke, VA, Jeannie opted to stay in West Virginia. After 16 years of service, she became a licensed Property and Casualty agent, and brings 23 years of claim and insurance experience to Thornburg. Her role with the agency is to handle claims, servicing of personal accounts, and reception. Jeannie lives in Huntington with her husband, Roy.


Ryan Wingrove
Agent
Huntington Office
rwingrove@thornburgagency.com

Ryan began his career in the insurance industry in 2009.  He is a construction industry specialist for surety bonds and insurance.  He is an active member of the Contractors Association of WV (CAWV).  Ryan  is a 2008 graduate of Marshall University and resides in Huntington with his wife Haley and daughter Sophie.


Brad Meredith
Agent
Huntington Office
bmeredith@thornburgagency.com

Brad came to TIA in April 2013 to work in the personal lines department.  Before coming to TIA, Brad worked as an agent for Allstate in Hurricane, WV.  He received both his Bachelor’s Degree and his Master’s Degree from Marshall University.  Brad resides in Chesapeake, OH with his wife Alyson and their three children CJ, Sydney, and Jayse.


Kim Woods
Commercial CSR
Huntington Office
kwoods@thornburgagency.com


Jill Gibson
Commercial CSR
Huntington Office
jgibson@thornburgagency.com

Jill is a native of Wayne, WV.  She attended Wayne High School and Marshall University where she studied Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing.  Jill began her insurance career in 2006 and has worked as a Commercial Insurance Agent for 10 years  before joining Thornburg Insurance in 2016.  Jill is very active in the community and has held many positions including Panhellenic Council President at Marshall University and Networking Chair for the Young Professionals Committee at the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce.  She has traveled to Washington, DC, with the Chamber of Commerce, to meet with National leaders to develop initiatives to create growth in the Tri-State area.  Jill was also the face of the ‘Give $5’ Ad Campaign for United Way Of The River Cities and she won Dancing With The Tri-State Stars in 2010, which was a fundraiser for Ebenezer Medical Outreach.  Jill resides in Huntington with her husband Caleb and their two daughters Kailyn and Elin.  She is licensed in Property & Casualty Insurance.


Joni Conley
Commercial CSR
Huntington Office
jconley@thornburgagency.com

Joni was born and raised in Ashland, KY.  She received an Associate of Arts Degree from Ashland Community College and then attended Morehead State University, majoring in Journalism.  She worked in Commercial Insurance in the Ashland market for 18 years before coming to West Virginia in 2015.  Joni is licensed in KY, OH and WV, and has held a CISR Designation (Certified Insurance Service Representative) since 2003.  She has two grown daughters and three grandchildren. Joni is married to Tom Conley, and has three grown step-children and six additional grandchildren from this marriage.  Tom and Joni, together, own a small business in Ashland, which gives her a unique perspective as an insurance agent as many of the questions and concerns her clients have, she has experienced as well.  Joni feels her job is to make the management of her customers’ insurance needs as easy as possible.