Meet your local insurance experts.
Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind Encore Insurance-Osgood.
Brad Samples: Owner/Agent
Brad began his insurance career in 1999 with Vollmer & Associates. In 2001 Vollmer & Associates was purchased by MainSource Financial, where he managed the Agency from 2001 – 2010. In 2010, Brad purchased the book of business from MainSource Financial and started Encore Insurance Group. He is a High School Graduate of South Ripley High School where he graduated in 1996. Brad attended 2 years of College at Indiana University prior to becoming an Insurance Agent. Brad and his wife Lori reside in Versailles Indiana and have 3 children (Cody, Katelynn, & Claire). He and his family are members of the Hopewell Baptist Church. Brad enjoys golfing, camping, and coaching his children in their many sporting activities. Brad is here to help service all of your Insurance needs.
Mindy Gunter: Agent/CSR
Mindy specializes in commercial lines and life products along with your personal insurance needs. Mindy has been in the insurance business since March 2004. She is a lifelong resident of Osgood, IN graduating high school from Jac-Cen-Del Jr.-Sr High School in 1990. She obtained her Indiana Insurance License in December 2004 by attending classes at Pathfinder Insurance Training in Indianapolis, IN. She and her husband, Wayne, have 4 children. They enjoy camping and taking Jeep rides in their spare time.
“It brings me great joy to be able to help people understand the basics of their insurance needs and save money.”
Kelly Purvis: Agent/CSR
Kelly is able to serve the community in personal lines and commercial insurance needs. Personal lines being her specialty, Kelly enjoys servicing her customers, and being able to interact with each one of them. Kelly has been in the insurance industry since October of 2005, and obtained her insurance license through Pathfinder Insurance Training in Indianapolis, IN. She was born and raised in her hometown of Vevay, graduating from Switzerland County High School in 2000, where she currently resides. She and her husband, Kyle, have 2 children. They enjoy riding side-by-sides with friends/family, and spending time on their family farm raising cattle.
Kelly stated, “It is a great feeling knowing that you have developed trusting and personal relationships with your customers , and are able to offer many services all at one convenient location. ”
Rachel Lawhorn: Agent/CSR
Rachel specializes in serving all of your personal insurance needs. Rachel is a lifelong resident of Versailles, Indiana, graduating from South Ripley High School. Rachel went on to obtain her Bachelors of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis. Shortly after, Rachel came to work for Encore Insurance in May 2016, earning her Indiana Insurance License in August 2016. Rachel and her husband Ben reside in Versailles Indiana and have two children, Grayson and Aurora. In her spare time she enjoys being involved in her children’s sporting events, her church, and also loves spending time with family and friends.
Rachel stated, “I love having the opportunity to help people understand their insurance policies, while also providing them with a great rate. I also enjoy working with our customers and being able to interact with them on a daily basis.”
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