After a diverse career in the education and social services field, Robert moved to Texas in 2011 and began his career at Insurance and Financial Services at Champions with his wife Joyce. In 2017, Robert and Joyce became the owners of the agency and Robert is very excited to continue on the tradition of superior customer service and personalized advice that Insurance and Financial Services has been known for since 1993. Robert prides himself in providing clients competitive pricing with a great product on commercial, home and auto, and life insurance policies.
Robert is a graduate of Indiana University and enjoys spending his free time traveling with Joyce, their dogs Cooper and Ginger, and operating amateur radios. Robert is also a member of The Woodlands United Methodist Church..
Insurance has been Joyce's passion since she began her career in the industry and at this agency in 1994. Starting out as an Agency Development Specialist and later moving into management, serving in that role until she and her husband Robert, purchased the agency in 2017. She currently holds a Property & Casualty license and Life & Health license. Joyce loves to educate clients on their coverage options in order to help them protect what is most important. Throughout her career, Joyce has helped to develop many young insurance professionals by training and mentoring them. Providing outstanding customer service is Joyce's ongoing goal for the agency.
Joyce enjoys spending time with her grandkids, crafting and traveling. Joyce is a member of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.
Judy started her insurance career in 1990 as a Customer Service Representative and has served in many roles. In July 2019 she joined Insurance & Financial Services at Champions as the Personal Lines Manager and was promoted to Agency Manager in 2020. Judy holds a Property & Casualty license and a Life & Health Insurance license and has designations as an Accredited Customer Service Representative and as a Texas Independent Insurance Advisor.
In her current position, she mentors a team of professionals to focus on designing customized insurance and risk solutions for clients in every stage of their life. Judy works with the leading carriers who cater to this segment of the marketplace. She holds our team to a commitment of excellence in providing superior customer service to all our clients. It is her goal that our agency be a household name when it comes to insurance discussions with clients and prospects.
Judy enjoys spending her free time with her family. She enjoys crafting and spoiling her grandchildren.
Janelle’s career path began in education where she started as an instructional aide and ended as a director of the school. During this time she learned her true passions in life; building long lasting relationships with families and helping people. She embarked on her new journey by immersing herself into insurance. She now holds her Property and Casualty license as well as her Life, Accident, Health, and HMO license. Joining IFSC in March of 2020, Janelle values providing great customer service and support to her clients. She enjoys spending time with her family and is a parishioner of St Ignatius Loyola Catholic Community Church in Spring.
Commercial Account Manager
With over 33 years’ experience in commercial insurance Gretchen comes to our agency with a wealth of experience and a history of outstanding customer service.
Her extensive background includes doing business with many of the top commercial insurance companies providing both cost effective and comprehensive insurance options tailored to her client’s needs.
Gretchen enjoys cooking, gardening, working on her house, and listening to music in her free time.
Alicia joined Insurance & Financial Services at Champions in 2014 and has 16 years of customer service experience. Alicia receives great satisfaction in her role as Personal Lines Account Manager by helping her clients daily in tailoring their policies to meet their needs and at the best price.
Personal Lines Account Manager
Judy started her career in the Insurance industry as a telemarketer in 1998 and decided she would become a Licensed Agent/Customer Service Representative in 2003. She has been in the insurance industry for 22 years and became a Personal Lines Account Manager with our agency in February 2022. She loves helping clients review their policies thoroughly, make sure they have all the coverages and policies they need, and her number one goal is to make sure the client is happy with the service she provides. Judy has been married to her middle school sweetheart for 28 years and have three beautiful children and two beautiful granddaughters!!
Bethany is from the North Texas area and relocated to Houston in 2010. She began her insurance career in 2012 as a receptionist while completing her schooling and obtaining her Bachelors of Psychology degree and Property and Casualty Insurance license in 2015. After graduation, Bethany remained in the insurance industry as an Account Manager for Personal Lines, growing her knowledge and passion. She has worked with several well-known and respected firms and came to IFSC in August of 2021.
In her spare time, Bethany loves to spend time with her family, read a good book and invent new drinks to order at Starbucks.
Agency Support Specialist
Born in France, migrated to the States in 1974 and moved to Texas in 1982. In 1996, my personal agent offered a position within the agency. Found my passion was helping not only the clients but also the overall operations of the agency. Since, the retirement of my personal agent in 2002, I have been here, Insurance & Financial Services at Champions. My role is customized to help all the agents and staff including the owners, management team and our entire client portfolio.
Beverly began her career in 1984 with a Farmers Insurance agent in Bay City, TX working in customer service. In 1986, she married and moved to Laredo, TX and continued to work with a Farmers Insurance agent. In 1988, she transitioned to an independent agency where she grew her skills in Personal and commercial lines sales, insurance accounting and office management. In 2010, Beverly was very pleased to become an associate with the Larry C Jones Agency and Insurance & Financial Services.
Over the past 33 years in the insurance industry, Beverly has enjoyed providing excellent customer service and getting to know her clients. Helping to provide them with coverage that meets the needs of their family or business is a priority.
Outside the agency, Beverly enjoys spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoys horseback riding, water sports, fishing and sewing.