Rodda and her team live and work in San Antonio and the Hill Country, so they understand the needs of folks in Boerne, San Antonio and the surrounding Texas areas. They know that this drought we’re in causes more wild fires, hurricane rains can cause flash floods and scary tornados to strike without notice. The Hill Country is the Crown Jewel of Texas, but we do face our fair share of crazy weather events, so it pays to have the right insurance by the right insurance agent.
Rodda Yates - CEO
Yates is a 1989 graduate of Boerne High School. She then went on to Tarleton State University and received a bachelors degree in Accounting in 1993. Rodda began her career in insurance working for State Farm from 1993-1994 and Farmers from 1994-2004. In 2004, Rodda became an independent agent and opened her own agency. She now successfully operates insurance offices in Boerne and San Antonio, TX. Rodda also has a supportive family including her father and three children. Rodda is a devoted member of several organizations including the Texas Junior Livestock Association, BISD, and Independent Insurance Agents of Texas.
Rodney & Sherri Yates
Rodney and Sherri Yates have been involved with Yates & Associates since 1997. Mr. Yates opened the first grocery store in Boerne, TX called Poor Boy Incorporated. In 1966 Mr. Yates spent his time with livestock and other agriculture projects then begin his career in insurance in 1976. Sherri Yates graduated from Shriner University in Shriner, TX with a Bacherlors in Accounting. Mrs. Yates spent her professional career working at Kerville Accounting Firm, Davis Stewart. In 1991 Mrs. Yates opened her own insurance agency and has ever since been operating the agency. Contact: email@example.com
Sherri Heinrich - Administration
Sherri and her daughter moved from Lubbock to Boerne in 2001. She has had several years of experience in administrative support, as well as a Texas Real Estate License. Sherri and her husband Guy Klingaman have four beautiful grandchildren. Sherri joined Yates & Associates in March of 2014 and handles the administrative activities of the office.
Rand Racey - Commercial Service Manager
Rand Racey was raised in Notheast Oregon where he grew up on the family cattle ranch. He attended high school in Baker City and then went on to attend Boise State University until he accepted a management position with Albertson's where he was a Store Director for 17 years. He has 8 years of experience in financial services and insurance and is now working with commercial accounts at Yates and Associates and very excited to be back living in Texas.
Sue Burkhart - Commercial Account Manager
Sue Burkhart is one of our Commercial Lines Account Managers with over 45 years’ experience in Commercial and Personal Insurance. Sue has a vast knowledge in the Industry due to the variety of clients and companies she has worked with throughout her career. Sue’s focus is understanding and obtaining the perfect fit for our client’s needs. She loves to travel, but is a Texas girl and we are thankful to have her at our Texas made/born company.
Shannon Lewis - Commercial Account Manager
Shannon is one of our Commercial lines Account Managers with 19 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry. Shannon has a background with Commercial Insurance Carriers as well as Health Insurance. Her passion is helping others, and she believes that insurance is just one of the ways that can be done. Shannon has 3 children and 1 grandson that she loves spending time with outside of work.
Francine Garcia - Personal Lines Account Manager
Francine is from San Antonio, graduated from The University of Sam Houston State August of 2011, earning a degree in criminal justice. She found her interest in educating other on how anyone can protect their families from the unplanned, unexpected life events. Since then she started her insurance career, in which she maintains her p & c license along with her life and health license. Francine identifies our clients' life events and customizes products to meet their needs. Currently, she is our personal lines account manager.
Quri Davis - Personal Lines Account Manager
Quri grew up in Marietta, GA and has resided in San Antonio, TX since late 2006.She started her insurance career in 2012 at Nationwide in Personal Lines Customer Service and has since obtained her General Lines license. Quri has extensive knowledge of Personal Lines Insurance and specializes in billing. Her passion is educating clients on the benefits of coverage. She is our Personal Lines CSR.
Tammy Voss - Commercial & Personal Admin Assistant
Born and raised on the South Plains of West Texas, Tammy has deep family roots in agriculture and livestock. She and her family live in Lubbock. Together she and Dusty Hart have a daughter studying to be a basketball coach and Junior High math teacher at Texas Tech University, a son studying pre-engineering classes at South Plains Junior College in Levelland, and a 12 year old daughter actively showing club lambs in the Junior FFA program at Frenship ISD. She and her family attend Wolfforth Methodist Church and spend lots of time together in the lamb barn and on the lamb show circuit! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aron Robertson - Health/Life Agent
Aron S. Robertson was born in Baytown,Texas and attended Baytown Lee HS. After graduating, Aron joined the U.S. Marines as a combat engineer with 1st Marine Division, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion in Camp Pendleton and served 8 years. Aron attended Texas Tech University and received a bachelors degree in Biology and Minor in Chemistry and Forensics and graduated 2008. Aron is married to Beth Robertson and has three daughters ages 5,2 and 1. Aron has specialized in Life and Health Insurance for over 9 years and specializes in small to medium size enrollment platforms and comprehensive benefit plans.
Courtney Ruman Chisholm - Health/Life Agent
Courtney is new to Yates Insurance and licensed in Life and Health. She was born and raised in Houston and a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. She moved to Boerne 7 years ago with her 3 children where they attend the Geneva School of Boerne. Courtney is excited to be a part of the Yates Life & Health team!
Amberly A. Wait, J.D. - Health/Life Agent
Amberly A. Wait joined Yates insurance in 2017 as a life, accident and health agent after a lengthy hiatus raising her 3 children (Audrey, Cole and Amelia). Amberly moved from her home state of West Virginia in 2002, where she practiced insurance defense law and managed a mass tort litigation section of her firm for 11 years. From 2002-2004, she practiced law in Houston, TX managing cases involving toxic torts and various insurance matters. Amberly thereafter raised her children and maintained her licenses to practice law in WV, TX & GA. Nevertheless, she welcomed change and switched gears with Yates to help build and grow the new Life & Health section of the Company. You can address any of your group life & health issues, including supplemental insurance plans, with Amberly and her team members.