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Shelley Dixon

Assistant Vice President / Sales and Marketing

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Shelley has been with Cypress Property & Casualty Insurance Company (CPCIC) since 2010.  Shelley started her career there as an Agency Development Manager, advanced to State Sales Director in 2015 and was promoted to AVP in 2018.  She added Access Home Insurance Company to her responsibilities with the recent merger of our affiliate companies announced in April 2020.  Over the past 20+ years, in addition to being successful with Cypress, Shelley has held various positions within the insurance industry that range from Agency Underwriting Manager, Territory Portfolio Manager to being an Agent.  Her wide range of experience allows her insight from various perspectives.

Jamee Sellier

Agency Development Manager – LA/SC

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Jamee’s territory includes South LA and all of South Carolina.  She has over 12 years of insurance experience including positions with companies and in agencies.  Jamee holds Personal Lines Insurance License along with CISR and CPIA designations.  Jamee uses her experience, positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage her agency partners to achieve their goals.  She will strive to develop a solid partnership between your agency and AHIC that will result in desired growth.

Jamee is inspired daily by her husband and their three children. In her free time, Jamee likes to watch her kids sporting events, crafting, and vacationing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Sharon Perschall-Howard, ACSR, CPIW, CPIA 

Agency Development Manager – LA

Sharon brings to us many years of experience in the Property & Casualty insurance industry working with agencies, companies, and brokers over the years. She has a very strong presence within the industry throughout the state of Louisiana. “   Sharon has served as President for the PIA Northshore and The Insurance Professional of Greater New Orleans (TIPOGNO) and part of many committees for the IIA, PIA and NAIP. 

Sharon was very successful in her career with developing and building a low valued homeowners’ product and agency base for an insurance carrier. Her knowledge, energy and enthusiasm doubled, then tripled their agency force across the state.  She has also owned her own agency and understands all aspects of agency operations.

Kenneth AucoinKenneth Aucoin  CPCU 

Agency Development Manager – LA

Kenneth  has 30+ years of experience in multiple lines of  insurance while working for insurance carriers, wholesalers, and agencies.  The thirty years include working as  an underwriter/marketing representative, a sales manager, and a VP of Underwriting/Sales.  He has experience working with agencies in LA, MS, AL, AR, TX, and OK.  Kenny earned a Business Management degree from Southeastern Louisiana University and holds his CPCU designation.

Recently, Kenneth began working as a consultant for agencies and companies helping them improve their efficiencies, results and profit margins

Anna Berry

Agency Development Manager – TX

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Anna is completing her 4-year anniversary with Cypress P&C this February 2021 and added AHIC agency management to her responsibilities in 2020.  Anna has been in the insurance industry for more than 20 years.  Anna has worked in several roles throughout her career that include Compliance, Underwriting and Sales& Marketing for carriers and agencies in both Personal and Commercial lines of business.  She holds a P&C License and is currently pursuing her CIC designation.  Anna currently manages the Greater Houston Area for AHIC in addition to her CPCIC territories, Greater Houston Area, The Rio Grande Valley, and El Paso.  She well recognized for her longevity in the insurance business.  Anna is a graduate from the University of Houston Downtown with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration majoring in Insurance & Risk Management (IRM).

Vic Garcia

Agency Development Manager – TX

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Vic has 32 years’ experience in the insurance industry starting in 1988.  Vic has been with Cypress Property & Casualty since March of 2020 and added AHIC agency management to his responsibilities in the summer of 2020.  Vic has held various positions within the insurance industry during his career with both carriers and agencies.  His experience includes PL Department Manager, Sales & Marketing and Claims.  He earned his Senior Claims Law Associate designation with the American Educational Institute. Vic graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1988 with a BBA in Management and Marketing.