Phone: 1-800-353-9517Fax: 304-752-5380
Our Main Address: 213 Main StreetLogan, WV 25601
Personal Lines Audit Assistant/Billing Specialist/Claims Representative – Logan Office
Amber is our personal lines audit assistant, billing specialist and claims representative. Amber has been with Bray and Oakley since 2019. When Amber is not working, she enjoys spending time with her son, Peyton, her family and reading.
Man High School
Amy Jo Blevins
Amy is a full time, on-call claims advocate who is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of her policy holders. She joined Bray and Oakley in 2011 and her duties have continued to expand over the years.
Amy began her insurance career in 2006 as a licensed claims adjuster and soon became a claims manager. Prior to insurance claims she was a professional assisting those in addiction recovery and in need of case management. As a part of her extensive study, she earned the designation of BSW – Bachelor in Social Work.
Amy says, “I truly enjoy helping others help themselves. My experiences in both fields provided a strong foundation for my future career at Bray and Oakley Insurance.”
She also has accomplished OSHA certification. Amy specializes in using data to determine problem areas policies and offering solutions to reduce losses, save money and keep employees safe. She keeps up-to-date with Covid19 related information and has developed/maintained the Covid19 return to work plan in an effort to ensure the safety of our employees and customers during this crisis.
Loss Control Training:
Amy tells us, “When I am not crunching numbers I might be photographing bees in the garden, knitting, crocheting, cooking, sewing, playing Monopoly with my two boys or chasing a neighbor’s escaped dog down the street.”
Paul Clinton Winter is a Logan, West Virginia native born at Logan General Hostpital. He grew up in Logan and then graduated with a BS degree in finance and public relations from West Virginia University. Upon graduation he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve eventually reaching the rank of Captain.
Winter entered the insurance business in 1973 as a producer with Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency, Inc. in Logan, West Virginia. He attended the USF&G School of Insurance, completed professional designations of Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI), and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
In 1982, Winter became the President and CEO of Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency, Inc. a position he continues to occupy. Under his leadership our agency has continued to grow and now boasts 5 offices in 2 states. He is also a director of United Bankshares, Inc., United Bank, and the McDonald Land Companies, and an officer and director of the Logan County Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc. He has served many civic and community organizations being a president of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Logan County United Way, Logan County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Logan Rotary Club and Logan Country Club. Winter is married to Cynthia (Cindy) Dalton Winter and has two children, Angela Winter Verhaalen and Michael P. Winter. He also has four lovely granddaughters.
Co-Owner of the Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency Inc., which comprises 5 offices: Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency in Logan and Chapmanville, WV and in Lexington, Richmond, and Pikeville, KY.
After graduating Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance, Michael became the fourth generation to enter into the insurance industry when he began his career as a producer at Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency in 1999.
In 2008, Michael earned his Masters of Business Administration from Marshall University while working full time at Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency. In 2009, Michael obtained the insurance designation of Accredited Advisor in Insurance from the Insurance Institute of America. Michael is also Graduate of the University of Charleston CFP Program. He attended the Safeco Personal Lines and Commercial Lines school in Seattle Washington and served on the State Auto Eastern Region Agents Advisory Council in 2008.
Michael currently serves on the LB&T Bank Holding Company Board, LB&T Audit Committee Board and LB&T Loan Discount Board. He has been a past Board member for the Logan Salvation Army and recently served as the Logan Rotary Club President and held this position for 7 years.
Michael was a graduate of the Leadership WV in 2004 and is a Lifetime Member. Michael recently received the Agency of the Year Award from Erie Insurance for his Community Involvement. Michael is the immediate past President of the IIAWV Association and has served as a board member for the past six years.
While serving as the President of Rotary, he helped establish and fund the Logan Rotary Club scholarship for local students who wanted to attend the Southern West Virginia Community College. He is also involved with other clubs such as the Shriners, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and York Rite.
When away from work, Michael and his lovely wife Larra enjoy watching their three daughters, Roxy, Mara, and McKell play sports and taking them fishing and hiking at the various trails in our state parks. He also enjoys collecting and sampling a good bourbon.
Deanna is a commercial lines service agent. With 10 years of experience at Bray & Oakley, she will coordinate your renewal information with all competing carriers on your renewal. She assists producers with gaining new commercial clients and providing their insurance needs or requests.
Western Harnett High School Graduate
Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)
Working towards Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI)
Hannah has 7+ years of experience in the insurance industry. She began her career in 2014 in Lexington, KY where she worked for a large commercial lines agency as an Account Manager prior to relocating to her hometown in late 2019. Fortunately, she was able to pursue her passion for insurance in the hills of Eastern, KY with Bray & Oakley. She provides the highest degree of customer service to her clients by listening to their needs and working diligently with them to implement a plan that meets all of their concerns. She is committed to “serving, not selling” and sharing her expertise to empower her clients.
Hannah enjoys spending all of her free time with her three children, doing all things outdoors!
Rena is one of our newest go getters here at Bray & Oakley. She is eager to learn the insurance business as she has only been with us a year and has achieved her Property and Casualty license. She carries the title of Customer Service Representative and is looking to advance that title. She finds joy in helping her clients receive the best care they can get. She enjoys traveling and watching sporting events with her 3 boys. Her motivational quote has been “Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge.”
Harts High School C/O 1997
SWVCC Associates in Criminal Justice
Ted has over 30 years of extensive experience in the insurance industry and joined the Bray and Oakley Insurance agency in 2011. Ted provides individual attention to all your insurance needs, however, his expertise is providing comprehensive sales and service in the commercial insurance sectors. Ted is a former member of the WV House of Delegates and is a current board member of the Logan County Ambulance Authority ( L.E.A.S.A. ). Ted is an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, a member of Aracoma Lodge #99, Scottish Rite, and an active member of Shriners. He attended Fork Union Military Academy, Logan Senior High School, and Marshall University.
Insurance Producer, Chapmanville, WV
Tommy Quick is an Insurance producer for the Bray and Oakley Insurance Agency and works out of the Chapmanville, WV office. Tommy started with Bray & Oakley in 2016 following a 6 year sales career with one of the largest motorsports suppliers in the country. Tommy specializes in Home, Auto, Commercial, and Life insurance offering over 10 years’ experience in business-to-business, and business-to-consumer sales. In Tommy’s spare time, he enjoys going to church with his family and sharing his love of sports with his two beautiful daughters, Raegan and Harlee.
Logan High School, class of ‘97
Southern WV Community and Technical College, Accounting and Finance
American Financial, Finance & Insurance University
Community involvement –
Member of New Life Freewill Baptist Church
Logan County Chamber of Commerce Member
Logan County Athletics
Crystal is a dedicated commercial lines insurance agent working with Bray and Oakley Insurance Agency. She has years of experience owning and running several successful small businesses together with her husband, David. Together their goal is to promote positive community and economic growth in their hometown.
She truly understands her clients’ needs and concerns. As a small business owner herself, Crystal takes pride in helping individuals and small businesses with excellent insurance protection. With her firsthand knowledge of the needs and operations of business she is uniquely qualified. She brings her varied work experience to each account.
Additionally, Crystal is responsible for developing, implementing, and conducting internal audits for the agency’s accounts. She dedicates each day to the logistics of our independent insurance agency so each of our customers feel valued and their coverage and customer service expectations are met. When she’s not on her computer or phone, she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, decorating the family’s home, and enjoying her children Hillary and Grayson Jack.
Customer Service Representative
Crystal has been with Bray & Oakley since June 2018, receiving her licenses in Property and Casualty and Life Insurance. She is dedicated to helping customers with policy changes and making sure they have the coverage needed. She strives to help her customers to better understand their needs. Besides her work in insurance, she has been a Shotokan Karate instructor with Trogdon’s Shotokan Karate Academy since 2013 and has earned her Second-Degree Black Belt.
Man High School C/O 1985
Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College – Associate Degree in Business
Member of Trogdon’s Shotokan Karate since 2010
Karate Instructor – West Logan Church of God
Member of Man Church of the Nazarene
Don Sharrock, a.k.a. “Coach”, coached football, basketball, and baseball in Winchester, KY for 17 years . He spent his early years in Manassas, VA until the age of 14. He then moved to Bluefield, VA and attended Graham High School where he was recruited to play basketball and baseball at Bluefield College in Bluefield, VA. He is married to Ruthann Sharrock, also of Bluefield VA. Ruthann is currently the Principal at Strode Station Elementary in Winchester, KY. He has three sons, Dr. Chris Sharrock, Todd Sharrock, C.S.C.C., and Dr. Luke Sharrock. Work history: District Manager with McCormick Spice Co. for 10 years and Territory Manager with Ecolab for 15 years. He has currently been with Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency since 2015 as a licensed agent.
Mother of 3 (2 daughters/1 son)-Engaged
E-4 (Specialist) in PA Army National Guard (ComSec). May 1998-2004
Montour High School (McKees Rocks, PA) Grad 1998
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Types 60 WPM
Over 10 years of Administrative Assistance experience
Over 15 years of Customer Service experience
CISR – CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE, LEXINGTON OFFICE
Logan High School, graduate
Shawnee State University
At-Home Professions, graduate
Microsoft Office- Intermediate training for Word, Excel & Publisher
Kentucky Commonwealth Schools of Insurance, graduate
Certified Medical Transcriptionist
Office Assistant 3 with Logan WV-DEP
Logan WV-DEP Office Safety Coordinator
Print Services Representative with Office Max / Office Depot Licensed Insurance Agent- KY & WV
Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)
Print materials designer for youth programs at church
Youth volunteer / leader at church
Todd was born and raised in Central Kentucky and has spent most of his career in sales, with a strong emphasis on making sure the customer has an outstanding experience. He is located in the Lexington Office and is ready to assist you with all of your property, casualty, and life insurance needs. In his free time, Todd can be found either out on the water at one of the area lakes or by the campfire, usually with his wife and two dogs. He has three adult children that make him very proud.
Western Hills High School
Murray State University
Member Graefenburg Baptist Church
Habitat for Humanity
Various other local projects
Insurance Producer, Pikeville
Jordan is a lifelong resident of eastern Kentucky. He was raised in Floyd County where he now resides with his wife. They are expecting their first child in April 2021. After college Jordan began his career in banking which later led him to insurance. He started his insurance career as a life insurance agent in 2015. He later joined the team at Bray & Oakley in 2017. He specializes in home, auto, commercial and life insurance.
Betsy Layne High School
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Commonwealth Schools of Insurance
Pikeville Rotary Club.
Rotary Club Sergeant at Arms 2018-2019
Member of Betsy Layne Free Will Baptist Church
Account Manager and also a Customer Service Representative for Commercial Lines at Bray & Oakley.
Amy has been with our Bray & Oakley team for over a year, and during this time, Amy obtained licensing in Property and Casualty. Amy had a 10-year management background. Amy is outreach minded and has a heart for her community and devotes a lot of her time in helping others. When Amy is not working or volunteering, she enjoys time with her husband Michael, her son, Austin, and daughter-in-law Payton, and her greatest joy is being a Grammy to her 2 grandchildren, Avery and Alex.
Man High School C/O 1996
In Action Team Leader
Abundant Life Worship Center Member
Abundant Life Worship Center Event Coordinator
Logan County Fire Association Member
Buffalo Creek Volunteer Fire Department: Secretary/Auxiliary President
LeAnn Adkins has been with the Bray and Oakley Insurance Agency since 2016 and has over 16 years in the insurance business. She specializes in Home, Auto, Commercial, and Life insurance. She has been recognized by her carriers multiple times for her extraordinary commitment to high level Life Insurance sales. When we asked LeAnn what her goals are as an insurance professional, she replied, “It’s building a personal relationship with my clients and their families that will last a lifetime. Building that trust and confidence allows me to focus on the client’s overall risk, and provide them protection that they can trust.” She believes in giving back to her community by being an Alumni member of Leadership Logan County, West Virginia.
In LeAnn’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, and their three kids in Man, West Virginia. She also enjoys traveling to tournaments across the country to watch her daughter play softball, listening to her talented oldest step-son play piano in the church, and watching Marvel movies with her ever so smart and gifted youngest step-son.
Libby is our receptionist and personal and commercial lines support, who takes care of claims, billing questions, payments and more. She has been with Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency for over 4 years. She is possibly the first voice that you hear when calling our agency and the first person you will see when you walk through the doors. She can help to get you to the right person for your insurance needs. Libby went to Logan High School, Ralph R Willis Vocational School, and SWVCTC, taking Secretarial and Accounting. She has 26 years in management working for several businesses. In her spare time, she loves to Craft, Quilt, Hike, and spend time with her kids and grandkids.
Mariah Toler is the Bookkeeper for Bray and Oakley. She has been with our team for nearly 5 years. She is a 2014 Marshall University Graduate where she double majored and received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting & Finance. Mariah has a caring heart and loves to help others. Mariah is a member at Word of Life Church and a volunteer in the Children’s Ministry. When she is not working, Mariah loves spending time with her husband, son, family, and church family.
McKenna is our youngest agent at Bray & Oakley Insurance. She decided to make the insurance industry a career in 2020 when she obtained her Property and Casualty license. After much training, she has been promoted to the Customer Service Representative Department. McKenna is eager to deliver excellent customer service to her clients, continue her insurance education, and become an invaluable employee to the agency. She enjoys visiting with her family, traveling with her husband, Jacob, and caring for her cat, dogs, and exotic pets.
Westside High School C/o 2016
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
AAI, AIS, CISR
Office Manager, Chapmanville, WV
Brittany Farley is the office manager for the Chapmanville, WV location for Bray and Oakley. She is also a Customer Service Representative and takes great pride in working hand in hand with the commercial lines production team. Brittany’s experience and knowledge of commercial lines products allows her to provide thorough account reviews, product knowledge, and competitive markets for new business, as well as the book of business that she services on a day-to-day basis. Brittany has been with Bray and Oakley for over 5 years and has achieved many professional and respected insurance designations such as Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI), Associate in Insurance Services (AIS), and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR).
Man, High School C/O 2004
Southern WV Community & Technical College
Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI)
Associate in Insurance Services (AIS)
Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)
As manager of the Lexington Office, Claude has over 30 years of experience helping people with their insurance. He has been an Agent and a Trainer and a Manager throughout his career. He has a caring attitude and an excellent ability to communicate. This, combined with his insurance experience and expertise, makes him a wonderful asset for our Agency and for those whom we serve.
Tates Creek High School in Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky Graduate Bachelor of Business Administration
Bible School Teacher
Choir at Church
Personal Lines Manager
Katrina has been with Bray and Oakley since 1999 and is the personal lines manager for our five locations in WV and KY. She is involved in the audit process, reunderwriting, rounding out accounts, writing new business and servicing her customers’ insurance needs. Katrina takes great pride in making sure our insureds have the insurance they need to protect themselves and their possessions while making sure they are with the insurance carrier that will provide the most competitive price for their policies.
In her personal time Katrina enjoys spending time with her children and her grandchildren. She enjoys the beach, swimming, reading, and being anywhere her three grandsons are.
Logan High School
Southern WV Community College
Logan Elementary School Past PTO President
Monahill Memorial FWB Church Member and Past Youth Leader
Logan Elementary and Logan Middle School Parent Volunteer
Cub Scouts Troop Past Secretary
Danny oversees the sales force at Bray and Oakley Insurance Agency in both the West Virginia and Kentucky locations. He joined the Bray and Oakley team in 2013 following 12 years of service in mining where he specialized in business-to-business sales with some of the largest companies in the mining industry. Danny now works hands-on with the production team at Bray and Oakley specializing in Home, Auto, Commercial, and life sales along with sales training, including business-to-business sales, business-to-consumer sales, underwriting, prospecting, marketing, closing, and production.
Logan High School 1998
SWVCC Associates in business administration
University of Phoenix Bachelor of Business Admin. (Currently)
Certified Insurance Counselor Designation – In progress
Dale Carnegie Power of Persuasion and public speaking
Cardone University – Prospecting, Sales process, and closers school
Straight Line selling
Logan, WV Rotary Club
Aracoma Lodge #99
West Logan COG board member
Independent Agent Association
Carrol began her insurance career with Bray & Oakley in 1993 as the receptionist and claims clerk. She is now the manager of our five locations and works in our commercial lines department. Carrol specializes in large commercial accounts, workers compensation, municipalities, non-profits and excess liability for WV Board of Risk & Insurance Management insureds. Carrol is also our human resource manager and is instrumental in organizing the administrative process of new ventures for our agency.
Carrol is a graduate of Logan High School, attended training at the J.O.B.S Company, Southern WV Community & Technical College and has attained her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) insurance designation.
Carrol has been married to the most patient man alive since 1999. She and Robert have reared three adults and now share their empty nest home with the cutest, wrinkly-faced dog, Otis. In her down time, you can find Carrol porch-sitting with Otis, gardening or reading. She is a member of the Logan Church of the Nazarene where she has served as the treasurer, youth leader, nursery and kids worker, bus driver and board member.
Pike County Central 2012
Commonwealth School of Insurance Property & Casuality 2019
Insurance Agent since 2019
Married for 8 years.
I have 1 child.
I enjoy painting with my daughter, being outdoors and spending time with family
Manager of the Lexington Office
Claude has over 30 years of experience helping people with their insurance. He has been an Agent and a Trainer and a Manager throughout his career. He has a caring attitude and an excellent ability to communicate. This combined with his insurance experience and expertise makes him a wonderful asset for our Agency and for those whom we serve.