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Meet the people behind Harris Insurance Agency, Inc.

Insurance advisors who truly work for you.

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Not all insurance agents are created equal.  At Harris Insurance Agency, Inc., we go out of our way to treat our clients like friends.  We use our industry experience and diversified knowledge base to protect what you value most. We value building a long term relationship based on earning your trust. You’ll notice the difference when you experience for yourself the friendly professionalism we pride ourselves on providing.

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Harris Insurance Agency, Inc.
Tenna Harrison

Tenna Harrison
President, Agent, IA-MBA, CISR, CPIA
606-573-4770 ext. 101

Designations: IA-MBA, CISR, CPIA

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Jeff Harrison

Jeff Harrison
Vice President, Agent, CPCU, CIC, ARM, CISR, CPIA, MBA
606-573-4770 ext. 102

Designations: CPCU, CIC, ARM, CISR, CPIA
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Roy Shackleford

Roy Shackleford
Agent, CISR, CPIA
606-573-4770 ext. 103

Designations: CISR, CPIA
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Anissa Faye Niday

Anissa Faye Niday
Agent, CISR, CPIA
606-573-4770 ext. 104

Designations: CISR, CPIA
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Past Presidents

Harris Insurance Agency was founded in Lynch, KY by Bob Harris back in 1934. Today, we still continue to help Harlan Countians being the county’s oldest and largest independent agency.  We work hard daily to continue earning our reputation as friendly, trusted advisors.

Michael W. Allison

Michael W. Allison
President, 1999 – 2019

*Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
*First and only Certified Risk Manager (CRM) in Harlan County
*Grange Agent Advisory Board member 1999-2001
*Agency named Grange Kentucky State Leader 2002 & 2003
*Rotary Club
*ARH Advisory Board
*Kentucky Natural Lands Trust Board
Charles A. Harris

Charles A. Harris
President, 1989 – 1999

*Red Cross Coordinator (Harlan County)
*Harlan Volunteer Fire Department member
*Lion’s Club, Rotary Club
*Shriner
*Salvation Army
*Teacher
Roy A. Allison

Roy A. Allison
President, 1969 – 1989

*Starting Center on Eastern Kentucky University basketball team
*Mayor of Harlan
*Marine, First Lieutenant
*Deputy Commissioner for Administrative Services–Kentucky Department of Mental Health
*ARH Board of Governors & Trustee
*Chairman, Cumberland River Mental Health Board
*Gideon
*Kiwanis
*President, EKU Alumni Association
*High school teacher, five years
*High school and college football referee, 20 years
*Agency achieved Grange Senior Partner status under his leadership
*Started agent and staff designation program encouraging professional development
*Grew staff size from two – twelve
Robert G. Harris

Robert G. Harris
Founder & President, 1934 – 1969

*Founder, 1934, Independent life insurance agent as a sole proprietor in Lynch, Kentucky
*Converted agency to corporation, December 1, 1959
*Added Grange insurance, 1968
*Shriner
*Instrumental in developing Harlan Volunteer Fire Department
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