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Meet Our Team

Mike McDaniel

Founder and Owner

Mike began his career in the insurance industry in 1995. After working a few years with a local agency, he decided it was time to branch out on his own as an independent agent and founded McDaniel Insurance Agency in June 1999. Mike and his wife Nikki have four sons and four grandchildren. Both are active with their local church in the bus ministry and Mike is also involved with the local prison ministry. In his spare time Mike enjoys running and has competed in several marathons.


Tammy Willis

Personal Lines Agent

Tammy started working with the agency in 2008 and is licensed in property, casualty and life insurance. Before working at McDaniel Insurance agency, she worked with another local agency in a support position. Tammy and her husband, Ray, have two children and two granddaughters that they enjoy spending time with.

Jennifer S. Taylor

Personal Lines/Commercial Lines Agent/Administrator

Jennifer came to the agency in April 2015 after working a number of years for another agency. She is a licensed Property and Casualty, Life and Health agent along with a number of years in working with Medicare and Long Term Care insured’s. Jennifer is married to Roy and they have 3 daughters and 8 grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with the grandchildren.

Regina Davis

Customer Service Representative

If you have called or stopped by our office, then you have spoken to Regina. She has worked for the agency since 2005 and is the first face you see when you enter the office. She is a master at assisting our clients with billing issues, answering general questions and any other needs that may arise.

Chris Tessneer

Chris is the newest addition to the agency. He has over 14 years of experience in property & casualty insurance and life insurance and looks forward to helping clients find the right coverage to meet their needs.

Chris was born & raised in McDowell County and is a graduate of McDowell High. Chris and his wife Melissa have three children.

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Tiffany S

... friendly, and they help me find the lowest rate for auto insurance.

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They are very friendly and help me with what I need

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Only place I go for insurance

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