OUR PRODUCER TEAM

CHUCK THOMAS, CIC

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Chuck is married to Chloe and they have three children; Kit, Chase & Dustin and three grandchildren. Chuck has been a licensed Life, Health & Property and Casualty agent since 1983. He has been a local independent insurance agent for 31 years and a Certified Insurance Counselor for 20 years. Chuck was voted Grady County “Man of the Year” in 2008. He was a past member of the Grady County Joint Development Authority and a Founding member of the Grady County Public Education Endowment Fund. He was the Co-Developer of Southpoint Station & Hawthorne Trails subdivisions and he led the project that introduced multi-use in downtown Cairo Business District. He is the past President of the Cairo Rotary Club and a current member of FUMC.  

HANSELL BEARDEN

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 Hansell was born and raised in our hometown of Cairo, GA and is a Cairo High School Alumni. After graduating from high school, Hansell received a college football scholarship to Troy University in Troy, AL where he played as quarterback. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science in 2005. Hansell married Ingrid Busbee in July of 2006 and they have three children, all boys. He is a licensed Life & Health and Property and Casualty agent for the state of Georgia and a holds a non-resident agent license in both Florida and Alabama. Hansell is a local member of the Kiwanis Club. 

DUSTIN THOMAS

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 Dustin was born and raised in our hometown of Cairo, GA.  He is a Cairo High School Alumni. Dustin is the proud father of a son named River. He is an active member of the Thomasville Exchange Club and has spent an hour each week mentoring an at risk student for the past 10 years. Dustin is a licensed Property and Casualty and Life and Health Agent for the state of Georgia. He has been in the insurance industry with Southern Insurance since 2008 and is currently working on obtaining his CIC Designation.  

OUR COMMERCIAL LINES TEAM

BRIDGETTE LUCKEY, CISR

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 Bridgette began her insurance career in 2000 as a Recruiting Coordinator with the industries leading final expense company. She has been recognized as a Top Producer and Leading Sales Manager during her insurance career. Bridgette moved from her hometown in Atlanta and started as a Personal Lines Specialist with us in July of 2008. She was quickly promoted to Personal Lines Manager and was promoted again to Commercial Lines Account Manager in October of 2018.  In 2012, she completed and obtained her CISR Designation and is currently working towards obtaining her CIC Designation.  

SHEILA BRADLEY

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Sheila is a lifetime resident of Cairo. She started her career with Southern Insurance in 1976. She has been a licensed Property and Casualty Agent for the state of GA since 1978.  Sheila is married to Mark Bradley. She and Mark have one daughter, Brandy and a son-in-law named Jeff. During her time at Southern Insurance, Sheila has worked in many different roles including Personal Lines and Claims. Sheila is currently part of our Commercial Lines team and also serves as Office Manager for our agency.

OUR PERSONAL LINES TEAM

KYLIE LEMON, CISR

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 Kylie was born and raised in Cairo, and moved to Palm Coast, FL in 2003.  There she met her husband and started a family of her own. Her family moved back to Cairo in 2012 to be closer to her immediate family. She joined Southern Insurance September 8, 2014 as a Personal Lines Specialist.  Kylie is a licensed Property & Casualty Agent in the state of Georgia. In October of 2018 she was promoted to Personal Lines Manager and in April of 2019, she completed and obtained her CISR designation.  Kylie enjoys building new relationships both personally and professionally.  

HANNAH MARSHALL

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Hannah was born and raised in Whigham, GA. She is a Cairo High School graduate. She was formerly employed with the industries leading final expense insurance company where she worked as a Corrections Specialist. She joined Southern Insurance December 8, 2014 as Support Staff assisting both Personal Lines and Commercial Lines. In October of 2018, she was promoted to Personal Lines Specialist. Hannah is a licensed Property & Casualty Agent in the state of Georgia and is currently working on obtaining her CISR designation. 

JESSICA SLAPPEY

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Jessica was born and raised in Cairo, Ga. She is a Cairo High School graduate and is currently finishing her degree in Business Administration at ABAC College in Bainbridge, GA. Jessica was hired as Support Staff between both Personal and Commercial Lines and also handles billing questions for the agency. She is working towards becoming a Licensed Property & Casualty Agent. Jessica enjoys spending time with her three-year-old daughter and their fur babies.