About Brevard Insurance Agency, Inc

Meet Our Team

Jay Coan

Jay Coan

PRESIDENT

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Jay, the agency manager, has been with Brevard Insurance for since 2001. While supporting clients with their insurance needs, he also oversees daily operations of the agency. Jay is licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida; and holds licenses in property, casualty, life and health, and Medicare. After earning a Business Management degree from the University of South Carolina in 1999, Jay became a Certified Insurance Counselor in 2010 after completing an insurance education program sponsored by the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. Jay and wife Nora have two daughters Charlotte & Claire, and they enjoy a wide array of outdoor activities.


Emily Robinson

Emily Robinson

COMMERCIAL LINES INSURANCE AGENT

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Emily joined Brevard Insurance in February 2019 as a Commercial Lines Insurance Agent. Since beginning her insurance career in 2001, Emily has gained extensive knowledge and experience in commercial and personal lines. She holds property, casualty, and life licenses in NC, SC, TN and Georgia. Meeting with new and existing commercial clients to build their entire insurance portfolio is where Emily truly excels and thrives. Emily was born, raised, and happily resides here in Brevard, NC with her husband Dusty and two sons, Gus & Simon. She can often be found on a ballfield cheering on her sons in a wide variety of sports or in the forest enjoying all that Brevard has to offer with her family.


Racheal Duffy

Racheal Duffy

PERSONAL LINES SPECIALIST

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Racheal Duffy, Personal Lines Specialist, joined the Brevard Insurance team in May 2019. With her addition our staff enhanced its already strong dedication and commitment to the community. Originally hailing from Pennsylvania, Racheal comes to us via Cape Cod, MA by way of Bluffton, SC with both a bachelors and a graduate degree. When she isn’t helping our customers, you can find Racheal running and biking around town, exploring the mountains, and tending to her flowers with her two daughters, Addison and Mallory.

She joined us with great enthusiasm and commitment to the community where her family has chosen to settle down. Through her dedication and her love for problem solving and helping others, Racheal is a wonderful asset to the Brevard Insurance team.


Chad Banner

Chad Banner

COMMERCIAL LINES AND CLAIMS MANAGER

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Chad never dreamed he would join the insurance industry, but now that he has, he is constantly amazed by how his knowledge and willingness to serve benefit such a broad range of clients daily. Chad joined the agency in April of 2011 with a strong background in the construction industry, as evidenced by his experience building his own homes and an undergraduate degree from Western Carolina University in Construction Management. At Brevard Insurance, Chad has handled commercial lines and claims for the past 6 years and is now the commercial lines manager. After hours Chad is involved in motorcycling, cycling, other outdoor activities, and time at home with family including wife Erica, daughter Charlie, and son Jack.


Seth Gerring

Seth Gerring

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

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Personal Lines Specialist Seth Gerring joined the Agency in 2014. From Brevard, N.C., Seth graduated from Brevard High and then moved to Cullowhee, N.C. to graduate from Western Carolina University. He graduated in 2004 with his B.S.B.A degree in finance. With a decade of insurance and investment experience, he assists the agency and our insureds in various ways. He is a kind, outgoing individual with a great personality. Seth and his wife, Cassie, have a daughter named Georgia. In his free time he loves spending time with his family and a wide variety of outdoor activities including fly fishing, mountain biking, and hiking.


Christi Boff

Christi Boff

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

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Christi Boff joined Brevard Insurance Agency at the end of 2014. She spent six years in the hospitality industry perfecting her customer service skills, making her a perfect fit for our receptionist position. Her main focus at the agency is fielding calls, taking payments, and greeting every client with a smile.

Christi is a very friendly individual with a strong work ethic. She graduated from North Buncombe High School and enjoys spending her free time with her family and her dog, Bone.