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About Us

Brown Insurance, a division of Whitehead Insurance Group, Inc., is an independent agency with offices located in Crossville, Jamestown, Oneida and Maryville/Alcoa.

Our company was founded by Mr. C.G. Black April 21st, 1903 in Crossville Tennessee. There have been 3 majority shareholders in the past century. It all started as the Black Agency, switched to Brown after being purchased by Frank Brown in 1946, and was bought by Charles Whitehead in 1980.

Today there are two shareholders, Charles M. Whitehead and Roger Whitehead, CPIA who joined the company in 2001.

The Board of directors is made up of Roger Whitehead, President CPIA; Marchia Kilgore, CIC-CPIA; William H. Oglesby II, CIC-CPIA; and Charles M. Whitehead Secretary & Treasurer.

We are a full lines insurance agency, which means we are able to sell property & casualty, as well as life & health. We sell all types of personal insurance such as home, auto, RV, motorcycle and umbrella as well as business insurance including workman’s compensation, general liability, property, commercial auto and bonds. We also offer life, health, long term care, disability and annuities.

Our guarantee to you is prompt, courteous service and competitive pricing.