Staff Directory

Management

IMG_5423-copy-64x80Malcolm Blane
Owner / Sales & Agency Principal
mblane@higgins-ins.com

Malcolm joined Higgins in 1978 and became a partner in 1982. He graduated from Hopkinsville High School in 1973. He majored in insurance at the University of Mississippi and graduated in 1977. Malcolm earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1995 and specializes in Commercial Insurance. He is married, has a teenage daughter, and attends Grace Episcopal Church. He enjoys all SEC sports, travel, and golf.

 

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Mack Major, CIC
Owner / Sales & Agency Principal
mmajor@higgins-ins.com

Mack joined Higgins Insurance in May 1992, specializing in employee benefits. He graduated from Christian County High School and has a BS in Hospital Administration from the University of KY and a Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University. He is married ten years to Lynn and they have one son, Mack. Mack enjoys spending time with family, golf, tennis and University of KY athletics.

 

IMG_5394-copy-64x80Bradley Sandifer , CIC
Owner / Sales & Agency Principal
bsandifer@higgins-ins.com

Bradley joined Higgins Insurance in July of 2007 and has been in the insurance industry since 2005. He became a partner in 2012. Bradley handles sales for Commercial Lines, Life and Health and Personal Lines Insurance. Bradley graduated from Hopkinsville High School and has a BS in Agricultural Economics from University of Kentucky. He and his wife Allison have two daughters, Allie and Hannah. He enjoys hunting, sports and spending time with his family.

 

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Brad Bolinger
Owner / Sales & Agency Principal
bbolinger@higgins-ins.com

Brad joined Higgins Insurance in January 2013. He is in Sales for Commercial Lines, Life and Health and Personal Lines Insurance. Brad graduated from Hopkinsville High School and has a BS in Business Management and an MBA from Western Kentucky University. He and his wife, Fowlen, have one daughter, Isabel. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching UK sports, and playing golf.

 

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Lee Conrad
Owner/Sales & Agency Principal
lconrad@higgins-ins.com

Lee joined Higgins Insurance in 2012. He is in Sales for Commercial Lines, Life and Health and Personal Lines Insurance. Lee graduated from Crittenden High School and has a BA in Political Science from the University of Kentucky. He and his wife, Meagan, have three sons, Jack, Graham and Lewis. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and coaching YMCA youth flag football.

 

Agents

Matt Bucy
Sales, Clarksville
mbucy@higgins-ins.com

Matt joined the Higgins Insurance team in 2017 and specializes in employee benefits. He is a graduate of Austin Peay State University. A lifelong Tennessean, he enjoys cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers and the Austin Peay Governors. Away from the office Matt enjoys spending time outdoors doing anything from hiking to playing a round of golf.

Thomas Estes
Thomas Estes
Sales
thomasestes@higgins-ins.com

Thomas joined Higgins Insurance in 2010, specializing in employee benefits. He graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 2005 and went on to Western Kentucky University to get his BS degree in Technology Management. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and his two boys, Jackson and Nathan. He also enjoys WKU sports and golf.

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Tim Kittell, CIC
Sales, Clarksville
tkittell@higgins-ins.com

Tim joined Higgins Insurance in 2005. He is in Sales for Commercial Lines, Life and Health and Personal Lines insurance. Tim graduated from Bismarck High School and has a degree in Industrial Technology. He received his CIC designation in 2008. Tim is married to his wife Julie and they have two children and four grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, traveling and gardening.

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Krin Mims
Sales
kmims@higgins-ins.com

Krin joined Higgins in June of 2015. She graduated from George Walton Academy and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Georgia College & State University. She is an associate member of Hopkinsville’s Junior Auxiliary and enjoys participating in various organizations within the community. Krin and her husband Matthew live in Hopkinsville with their dogs, Arlow and Ava and attend Edgewood Baptist Church. She enjoys writing, traveling, cooking and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.


Aaron Hill
Sales
ahill@higgins-ins.com

 

Aaron joined Higgins in February of 2017.  He has lived in Western Kentucky his whole life.  Growing up the son of a preacher allowed him the opportunity to live in many parts of western Kentucky.  He and his wife, Ashleigh, have been married 8 years and have a 3 year old daughter named Presleigh.  Aaron has always loved agriculture and the rural lifestyle.  He is an avid outdoorsman and rarely passes up an opportunity to partake in the great outdoors.  When it comes to work life, he has focused on risk management for the last 6 years.  He has been a crop insurance agent as well as a licensed commodity trader and advisor.  His primary focus is on the ag industry managing risk for not only farmers but commercial ag vendors as well.

Commercial Lines Account Managers

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Darlene Bolton, ACSR
Account Manager
dbolton@higgins-ins.com

Darlene joined Higgins Insurance in 1975. She is an Account Manager for Commercial Lines. In 1994 she acquired the ACSR (Accredited Customer Service Representative) designation. She graduated locally from Christian County High School. Darlene has one child and four grandchildren. She attends First Christian Church/Disciples of Christ.

 

TonyaTonya Hollifield, AINS, CISR
Account Manager, Clarksville
thollifield@higgins-ins.com

Tonya joined Higgins Insurance in 2016 and has been in the insurance industry since 2003.  She is originally from Boston, Massachusetts.  Tonya graduated from Beaufort High School and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  She earned her AINS designation in 2012 and her CISR designation in 2014.  Tonya, her husband, and two daughters reside in Clarksville.  She enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering with various organizations, hiking, and crafts.

 

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Sandra Litchfield
Account Manager
slitchfield@higgins-ins.com

Sandra joined Higgins Insurance in 2005. She is a Commercial Lines Account Manager. She attended Hopkinsville High School and graduated from Austin Peay State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. She and her husband Layton live in Christian County with their sons, Clayton and Austin. Sandra is involved in her church, Flat Lick Presbyterian and enjoys riding horses on their farm.

 

IMG_5380-copy-64x80Shirley Meacham
Account Manager
smeacham@higgins-ins.com

Shirley joined Higgins Insurance in 1975. Shirley is an Account Manager in Commercial Lines. She is a life-long resident of Hopkinsville, Kentucky and graduated from Hopkinsville High School. Shirley and her husband, Larry, have two children and eight grandchildren. She is a member of New Ebenezer Baptist Church and enjoys spending time with her family and attending church activities.

 

Melissa_MontgomeryMelissa Montgomery, ACSR 
Account Manager
mmontgomery@higgins-ins.com

Melissa joined Higgins Insurance in August 2015. She graduated from Lamar High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She resides in Hopkinsville with her dog, Scout. In her free time, Melissa enjoys watching Professional Rodeo and Denver Broncos football, volunteering with Girl Scouts, and spending lots of time with her family.

 

Stephanie MooreStephanie Moore
Account Manager, Clarksville
smoore@higgins-ins.com

Stephanie is a Clarksville native, graduating from Northeast High School in 1991. She brings with her over 20 years of dedicated local insurance experience. She is licensed in all lines of insurance and is eager to serve clients from our Clarksville location. Stephanie and her husband Ricky have been married for 23 years and have one daughter. She enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

 

 

 

 Personal Lines Account Manager

Brandy Hayes
Account Manager, Clarksville
bhayes@higgins-ins.com

 

Brandy joined Higgins in April of 2017. She lives in Indian Mound, Tennessee with her husband, Keith, and their three children, Zach, Lexi and Laci. They have two dogs, Max and Jack, and a cat, Winston. She is a member of Indian Mound United Methodist Church. Brandy has been in the Insurance business since 2009 and is licensed in all lines of insurance. She enjoys spending all of her free time with her family.

 

IMG_5439-copy-64x80Karen Hunter, ACSR
Account Manager
khunter@higgins-ins.com

Karen joined Higgins Insurance in February 1977 and is a Personal Lines Account Manager. Karen graduated from Christian County High School and has obtained her ACSR (Accredited Customer Service Representative) designation. She resides in Hopkinsville with her husband, and she has two children and four grandchildren. She is an active member in the Hopkinsville Business and Professional Women’s Club, serves on the state level of the Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women, board member of the Hopkinsville Christian County Crime Stoppers and is a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. Karen enjoys spending all of her free time with her children and grandchildren.

 

Benefit Account Managers

IMG_5119-copy-64x80Pam Cannon
Account Manager
pcannon@higgins-ins.com

Pam joined Higgins Insurance in December 1999 and is currently a Life & Health Account Manager. Pam is married and has two daughters. She graduated from Christian County High School. Pam is a member of Canton Baptist Church. She enjoys shopping, attending church and spending time with her family & friends.

 

Susan Daniel
Marketing / Enrollment Specialist
sdaniel@higgins-ins.com

Susan joined Higgins Insurance in September 2014 with 15 years of Life and Health experience as a Benefits Counselor. She specializes in employee benefit enrollments for large and small groups. Susan has a BS in Merchandising and Business Management from Louisiana State University. She and her husband reside in Bowling Green, KY and enjoy gardening, traveling and visiting their children and four grandchildren.

 

Christina Greenwell
Account Manager
cgreenwell@higgins-ins.com

Christina joined Higgins in April of 2017. She is a resident of Hopkinsville, KY. She married her high school sweetheart, Stephen, and will be married for 20 years in December of 2017. They have two sons, Dylan and Tyler. Christina is a graduate of Christian County High School. She is an Associate member of the Hopkinsville Junior Auxiliary and a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, shopping and working in her flower garden.

 

 

IMG_5092-copy-64x80Amanda Stevens
Account Manager
astevens@higgins-ins.com

Amanda joined Higgins Insurance in 2013.  She graduated from Hopkinsville Community College with an Associate in Arts degree.  She received her Kentucky Life and Health license in 2016. She resides in Hopkinsville with her husband, Jared and her fur-baby, Dixie.  She has one son, Joshua, who is currently an engineering major at University of Kentucky.  She is an active member of Calvary Memorial Baptist Church.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends.

 

Administration

Sara Downs, CPA
Controller
sdowns@higgins-ins.com

Sara joined Higgins Insurance in October of 2014. She graduated from Christian County High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Murray State University. Sara earned her CPA (Certified Public Accountant) designation in 2014. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, shopping, and watching University of Kentucky basketball.

 

Stephanie Parker, ACSR
Claims Advocate
sparker@higgins-ins.com

 

Stephanie joined Higgins Insurance in August 2016. She graduated from Murray State University with a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Leadership. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband, Benjie, and her son, Portlin. She also enjoys boating, camping, and cheering on the Louisville Cardinals Basketball Team!

 

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Teresa Waldrop
I.T.
twaldrop@higgins-ins.com

Teresa joined Higgins Insurance in 2010. She graduated from Todd County High School. She has 2 boys and is active in their school activities. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

 

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