About The Insurance House

Our team is committed to providing our clients with the highest quality insurance services combined with the lowest rates available in your area. Our outstanding insurance agents will work with you one on one to ensure that you get a solution that is tailored specifically to meet your needs.

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Providing Coverage for Over 60 years

Whether you are shopping for auto insurance, home, health, life or business insurance, our highly experienced team of insurance agents can help you find the right coverage at the lowest rate no matter what your needs are. Our ultimate goal is to create lasting relationships with each of our clients so that we may continue providing excellent service for many years to come.

Unlike many of the larger nationwide insurance companies that are out there, all of your information will be kept secure and private. 

Our name is trusted throughout the community. To speak directly with an experienced insurance professional, simply give us a call anytime or feel free to utilize any of the interactive tools offered throughout the site. We look forward to working with you.

Our Team of Experts

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Clay Bradley | President, CIC

Certified Insurance Counselor

Clay was born and raised in Marion, Illinois. He graduated from Marion High School in 1974, and from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in 1979. His father, Robert D. Bradley, brought Clay into the Bob Bradley Insurance Agency in 1980. After a complete renovation of the agency’s current location, the business name was changed to The Insurance House. In 1991, Clay earned the prestigious CIC insurance designation making him one of only a select few to possess that exclusive status in Southern Illinois. Then, in 1995, Clay purchased the agency from his father. To date, Clay has followed his family’s example of serving both his business and his community with the highest commitment to excellence.

Curt Mayer | Vice President, CLCS

Commercial and Personal Insurance Agent 

Curt Mayer is a native of Marion, Illinois and now resides in nearby Carterville with his wife, Brooke, and two boys Landon and Cruz. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2007 with his degree in Business Management. Once in insurance, he attended the State Auto Pacesetter program in Columbus, Ohio, where he received his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation. Then, in 2019 Curt joined Clay as one of the owners of the agency. In his free time Curt enjoys playing golf, working out, and spending time with his family.

Brittny Reising

Commercial and Personal Lines Agent 

Brittny is a native of Marion, Illinois.  She attended Marion High School and John A. Logan College.  She began selling insurance in 2009.  Brittny is married and is kept busy with her two children.  When she isn’t working, Brittny and her family are on Lake of Egypt or at the family farm.

Melissa Phillips | CSR

Personal Lines Manager 

Melissa was born and raised in Marion, Illinois. After spending 12 years in the Finance Industry, she began her insurance career in 2009. She was licensed as an Illinois Insurance Producer in 2010, and has continued to learn and grow with the ever-changing industry laws since that time. Outside of the office, she keeps busy with the never-ending duties of devoted wife, mother of two boys.

Rachel Sneed | CSR

Receptionist/Claims Manager

Rachel is a native of Southern Illinois. She began her insurance career in 2008. Rachel was licensed as an Illinois Insurance Producer in 2013. Outside of the office she keeps busy with her family.

Karen Cripps | MSW

Medicare, Health and Life Insurance Specialist

Karen joined The Insurance House in 2012. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. Wanting to spend more time with her family, Karen made a career change in 2008, and became a licensed insurance agent after spending nearly 15 years providing geriatric services through the state. Karen’s focus area and passion is Medicare products and health insurance. Given her background in healthcare and with seniors, she is able to foster excellent relationships with her clients and is able to utilize her knowledge and contacts in the community to assist them in accessing other programs and services as needed. She remains active in groups which focus on services to seniors, including FWHCC Healthy Seniors Action Team which organizes the annual Senior Fun Fest. Karen lives in Carterville, Illinois, with her husband, Jeff, and two teenage daughters.

Paula Reeves | CSR

Medicare, Health and Life Insurance.

Deanna Stonecipher | CSR

Office Manager

Deanna is a native of Macon, Missouri, and attended Northeast Missouri State University and William Jewell College. She has 13 years of banking/property management experience. Deanna began her insurance career 29 years ago at The Insurance House after transferring to Southern Illinois from Kansas City, Missouri. She has her State of Illinois Insurance License and serves as our Office Manager. Deanna is an active member of Marion’s Second Baptist Church. She has been married to Rick since 1980. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and four grandsons.

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Our highly experienced team of insurance agents can help you find the right coverage at the lowest rate no matter what your needs are.