Joe Peterson

Joe Peterson

Owner

My staff and I are here to make a difference and are passionate about getting you the right insurance coverage at the right price. With our many preferred risk partners such as PEMCO and SAFECO we are able to help manage your family and business risk while helping you stay within your budget! Did I mention my agents are the best?

Wendy Schell

Wendy Schell

Operations Manager/Account Executive- Personal Lines

Licensed Insurance agent since 1984. Wendy is responsible for the day to day operations of our Kennewick office and specializes in helping families with home, auto, boat, RV, and more!

Tyson Reil

Tyson Reil

Business Unit Manager/Producer

Tyson is one of 15 brothers and sisters from a very large local family. His wife and two kids live, work and play in our local area. He comes to our agency with multiple years of experience in the insurance industry with a focus on small and mid-size businesses. He has a no nonsense methodical approach to assure you and your business are well covered.

Cindy O'Brien

Cindy O'Brien

Account Executive- Personal Lines

Licensed Agent going on 20 years. She and her family live in the Tri-Cities and enjoy family activities, gardening and being on the water. Cindy is very detail oriented and specializes in protecting families with home, auto, motorcycle, RV, and boat insurance.

Jon Patterson

Jon Patterson

Business Unit Producer

Jon Patterson has joined the JPI Team as our mid to large commercial account representative. Jon has become infamous around our office for his bright personality and his even brighter selection of socks! Born and raised in Richland, WA in a "Leave it to Beaver" family. He grew up playing soccer and basketball, graduated from Liberty Christian High School in 2000 and went on to graduate and play collegiate soccer at Corban University in Salem Oregon. Jon has been married to his lovely wife Kellie for 10 years and they have a 9 year old son named Evan. In his free time, you can find Jon on the local golf courses with his son Evan, usually in his aforementioned colorful socks. On a serious note Jon has extensive experience working with medium and large size businesses offering a unique value added approach in protecting a business. He is also point man for for the agency on our health sharing ministry, legal shield, identity theft and business life insurance.

Alexis Amador

Alexis Amador

Administrative Assistant

Alexis was born in Prosser and grew up in tri-cities. She is fluent in English, Spanish and even knows a bit of sign language! Prior to being employed at Joe Peterson Insurance she worked at an animal veterinarian dog training facility. Her love for animals is great but her love to assist customers is even greater. Come visit our office and meet Alexis, you will love her enthusiasm!!!

Amerah Hall

Amerah Hall

Account Executive- Commercial Lines

Amerah is a key member of our business insurance team at JPI. From the day she arrived she jumped right in and within a week it was like she had worked here for years! She is married and has two young children and in her spare time likes family biking, backyard BBQ’s and spending every summer weekend on the Columbia River boating with her family!

Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson

Account Executive - Personal Lines

Julie grew up in Ellensburg, WA and relocated to the Tri Cities in 2007. She is in the process of completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She began her career in insurance in the Summer of 2001 in Ellensburg, WA with Haggerty Insurance Associates, Inc. She worked as an agent with Haggerty in the personal lines department. When Haggerty retired, the business sold to Libke Insurance Associates, Inc. where Julie became the Branch Manager and continued to further her knowledge and experience by adding commercial lines to her knowledge and skills. In 2011 she received her CISR designation.
Julie is an active volunteer since 2009 with Good Samaritan Ministries in Richland, WA as a lay counselor and continues to be very involved in her Church.

Becca Long

Becca Long

Account Executive - Personal Lines

Becca has worked almost 10 years in the insurance profession and has lived in the Mid-Columbia for over 30 years. Becca graduated from Prosser High School, has 4 children a dog and a cat and loves to camp and hike in our regions mountains and is an avid fan of everyone's favorite football team the Seattle Seahawks.

Sandey Frank

Sandey Frank

Account Manager - Personal Lines

Raised in Prosser, Sandey began her career in insurance in 1997. Specializing in Personal Lines, Sandey is a friendly, thorough, and detail-oriented addition to the office. When she's not working, she loves camping, knitting and gardening. She can also be found out on the backroads on her Yamaha V-Star “Charlotte”.

Tina Hernandez

Insurance Advisor

Tina has 25 years in the insurance industry and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. She has been involved in the Salem Chamber since 2005; she also has been the Chair of the Monday Chamber Business Women, Ambassador Chair and Greeters chair. I served on the board for United Way and have volunteered for many events. I'm fluent in Spanish and have a passion for helping people. I also love to travel and hang out with family and friends. Finally, I've been Ambassador of the Quarter several times.