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Meet Our Team

Jay Adkins
Agency Owner

Agency Owner

jayadkins@provestinsurance.com

Our mission individually and as a team is to provide the best insurance and financial services in the industry. Why ProVest? Our number one job is to protect the current assets you have worked so hard for, and to help you invest so you can retire with the right amount of money. Our success is measured by customer satisfaction and the value we bring!

I’m proud to work with a company who’s been serving satisfied customers for over 80 years. Customers count on outstanding financial strength and superior claims service to help protect what they value most. Quality service, strength and satisfaction – that’s something I’m glad to be a part of.

I’m committed to helping you:

  • Determine your immediate and long-term financial goals
  • Find solutions to meet your and your family’s needs
  • Understand investment solutions such as annuities, IRAs, life insurance and college savings
  • Review your insurance and financial needs as they change
  • Answer questions and provide ongoing service and support

Awards:
President’s Conference – 4 Years
Financial Leader Award – 4 Years
Leader’s Forum – 7 Years
Chairman’s Inner Circle – 5 Years
Honor Ring – 10 Years
Chairman’s Conference – 7 Years
National Conference Award – 8 Years

Civic Services:
Kiwanis Club Community Services: Community Support For Children

Industry Services:
Member of The National Speakers Association

Specialties:
Boat
Retirement
College Savings Plans
Life

Spoken Languages:
English / Spanish

OFFICE LOCATIONS:

Parkland, FL
7537 N State Rd 7
Coconut Creek, FL 33073 United States
Main Phone: 954-582-3411
Office Email, here.

Miami, FL
3050 Biscayne Blvd, Ste 603
Miami, FL 33137
Main Phone: 786-749-9565
Office email, here.

Cary, NC
218 Towne Village Dr
Cary, NC 27513 United States
Main Phone: 919-466-9400
Office Email, here.

Raleigh, NC
1033 Oberlin Rd Ste 200
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
Main Phone: 919-755-1133
Office Email, here.

Bedford, TX
1600 Airport Freeway, Ste 510
Bedford, TX 76022 United States
Main Phone: 817-485-9901
Office Email, here.

Fort Worth, TX
5411 Basswood Blvd Ste 207
Fort Worth, TX 76137
Main Phone: 682-250-0000
Office Email, here.

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Amanda Strader
VP of Agency Group Operations

T: 919-466-9400
Email Brooke, here.


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Brooke Barron
Chief Training and Sales Officer

T: 817-498-3220
Email Brooke, here.

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Loida Somarriba
Executive Assistant

T: 786-749-9561
Email Loida, here.

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Florida
Location

Hillary Young

T: 954-582-3415
Email Hillary, here.

Hi, I’m Hillary Young & have lived in Coconut Creek for almost 7 years now. I was born & raised in PA, but the sunshine state has sure grown on my family & me. I enjoy fundraising for Relay for Life & St Judes hospital for children. I would love the opportunity to meet you!

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Barbara Fruman

T: 954-519-4987
Email Barbara, here.

Hi, My name is Barbara Fruman and I’m proud to say that I am a wife, mother of two beautiful daughters and Meme to three amazing grandchildren!!!! I love exercising and listening to upbeat music in my spare time. My real passion is advising my clients and helping them attain a secure financial future. I would love to meet you, so please stop by and introduce yourself!

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Abdy Guevara

T: 954-603-8561
Email Abdy, here.

Hello! My name is Abdy Guevara and Im originally from Guatemala. I’ve been in the Insurance Industry since 2013 and I love being a part of the Provest team. My goal is to provide the best service to everyone I talk to, from making sure they are properly insured to taking care of any of their insurance needs. I enjoy playing music, going to the beach and spending time with friends and family on my free time. Look forward to taking care of all your insurance needs! Yo Hablo Espanol!

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Paul Burkey

T: (786) 749-5622
Email Paul, here.

Hello, my name is Paul Burkey, I was born, raised, and have lived in South Florida my entire life. I attended Northwood University where I graduated with a degree in Business Management and Marketing. I have been in Sales and Branch Management for the last 25 years. I am very excited to have the opportunity to be a Trusted Adviser to my clients.

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Nelson Garcia

T: 954-507-0902
Email Nelson, here.

Hello, my name is Nelson Garcia, originally from Colombia. I have been in the financial services industry since 1982. I graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ. My goal is to work with families in protecting their assets and achieving their financial goals. Looking forward to working with your family. Se habla español!

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North Carolina
Location

Dave Cooper

T: 919-466-9853
Email Dave, here.

Hello, I am Dave Cooper and I have been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. I enjoy the beautiful North Carolina weather and the many outdoor and cultural activities the Triangle has to offer. I am married with two children. Taking care of the insurance and investment needs of my clients, their families and friends is my priority. Let me be of assistance in securing your financial future while satisfying the need of affordable insurance and outstanding personalized service. I look forward to talking with you soon.

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Robby Blanks
robbyblanks@allstate.com

T: 919-469-0619
Email Robby, here

Hey there, I’m Robby Blanks and I’m known around here as the go-to tech guy. If it’s broken in any of the offices, my phone rings. I’ve been in insurance since 2008 and my favorite part is helping my clients have a better day after they have talked to me. Besides technology and standing in line for the latest Apple device, I love to spend time reading, cooking and playing the piano.

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Laura Gesualdi

T: 919-467-4135
Email Laura, here.

Hi, my name is Laura Gesualdi. I grew up in a New York suburb, but I was born in Uruguay. Spanish is my first language. I love working in the insurance industry because I know that my service and advice make a difference in someone’s day. When I am not in the office, I am spending time with my son and our assorted dogs. We love the beach and the mountains so NC is a great place for us! I look forward to talking with all of you!

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Keith Bettex

T: 919-755-9427
Email Keith, here.

Hi, my name is Keith Bettex. I’ve been in the Insurance Industry for 23 years now; originally for Long Island NY. I moved to North Carolina back in 1984. I enjoy outdoor activities, sports, and music. My goal is to provide the best in customer service and satisfaction. I look forward to handling your insurance needs.

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Genna Musslewhite

T: 919-469-9643
Email Genna, here.

Hello, my name is Genna Musslewhite. I am originally from Colorado. I am a blessed wife and a mother. I love to cook and care for my community. I have worked in insurance since 2014. I am passionate about what I do and always put our clients first. I look forward to working with you.

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Texas
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Heather Luhman

T: 817-485-7475
Email Heather, here.

Hi, my name is Heather Luhman and I have been helping the customers at this agency since December 1996. I am happily married and we have a handsome son. When I am not in the office, I love to be out with friends and family having a good time. What I love most about insurance is getting to know my customers and growing relationships with them.

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Michelle Zuniga

T: 817-485-7475
Email Michelle, here.

Hi, I’m Michelle Zuniga and I’ve been in insurance since 2005. I am married and we have two wonderful boys. My family loves to spend weekends with our classic car club, showing off our ’63 Impala, spending time with our friends and meeting new people. My favorite part of my job is being able to take care of my customers’ needs in the manner that fits them best.

 

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Phillip Sikalasinh

T: 817-428-5144
Email Phillip, here.

Hello all, my name is Phillip Sikalasinh. I was born and raised in Amarillo, TX,  but have resided in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex since 2000. I am happily married with three wonderful kids. I am very family-oriented, so if you see me outside of work, you’ll most likely see my family too. I got into the insurance business to help people out and let them know that they won’t be alone in their time of need. That itself is rewarding enough for me. So come on by where there’s always an open door and see how we could help you.

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Jeff Johnson

T:682-250-0009
Email Jeff, here

Hi, I’m Jeff Johnson and I was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, however, moved to Texas in 2014 and love it here! When I’m not in the office, I’m at the park with my 2 Goldendoodles, spending time with friends or meeting new people. I also love to talk to clients to help them protect their families and what they work so hard for!

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Brandi Austin

T:682-250-0006
Email Brandi, here

Hello ladies and gentlemen! My name is Brandi Austin and I’m a proud mama bear to two little princesses and one wild man. When I’m not at work I enjoy reading, going to the gym, and singing loudly and off-key to all my favorite music. I love listening to my clients and hearing their stories. I want to help you get the best protection possible for you, your family, and friends! Give me a call, I can’t wait to hear from you.

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David Hurd

T: 817-918-4754
Email David, here.

My name is David Hurd. I’m happily married to my amazing wife and mother of our two kids Abigail and Jackson. We spend quality time watching our daughter Abby perform in the music department at TCU and cheering on our son Jackson in his numerous baseball tournaments. Family comes first is the motto in our home. That is the main reason why I love helping families with their insurance needs. I became an agent almost 10 years ago when I opened my first agency and I am now a very proud member of the ProVest Insurance team. I look forward to helping new clients and rekindling relationships with my former clients by showing them the professional ProVest experience.

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