Saunders Insurance Agency
437 2nd Ave
Gallipolis, OH 45631

800-689-5103
Fax: 740-446-4719

Meet Our Team

Saunders Insurance Agency

President/Broker
John H Saunders

President/Broker

Bio

John joined Saunders Insurance Agency in 1978, working under his father and founder of SIA, Howard Baker Saunders. During his tenure, SIA expanded its insurance selections into the employee benefits and commercial markets. John now serves as President of the company and continues his role of agent/broker. John received his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1987. John is holds a Certified School Risk Management (CSRM) designation he completed in 2016. Employee benefits, commercial, public entities, and farm insurance are John’s main areas of expertise. John resides in Gallipolis and has 4 children.

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President/Broker
John H Saunders

President/Broker

Bio

John joined Saunders Insurance Agency in 1978, working under his father and founder of SIA, Howard Baker Saunders. During his tenure, SIA expanded its insurance selections into the employee benefits and commercial markets. John now serves as President of the company and continues his role of agent/broker. John received his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1987. John is holds a Certified School Risk Management (CSRM) designation he completed in 2016. Employee benefits, commercial, public entities, and farm insurance are John’s main areas of expertise. John resides in Gallipolis and has 4 children.

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Vice-President/Broker
Scott W Saunders

Vice-President/Broker

Bio

Scott began his insurance career in 2009, becoming the 3rd generation of Saunders' to work for the family owned and operated agency. Scott acts as Vice President and agent/broker specializing in commercial, public entities, farm, employee benefits, and personal insurance. Scott serves on the Downtown Revitalization Project board that focuses on growing small businesses in Downtown Gallipolis in addition to being a member of the University of Rio Grande Evans School of Business Advisory Council.  Scott previously coached varsity football at Alexander High School, Gallia Academy High School and Jackson High School.

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Vice-President/Broker
Scott W Saunders

Vice-President/Broker

Bio

Scott began his insurance career in 2009, becoming the 3rd generation of Saunders' to work for the family owned and operated agency. Scott acts as Vice President and agent/broker specializing in commercial, public entities, farm, employee benefits, and personal insurance. Scott serves on the Downtown Revitalization Project board that focuses on growing small businesses in Downtown Gallipolis in addition to being a member of the University of Rio Grande Evans School of Business Advisory Council.  Scott previously coached varsity football at Alexander High School, Gallia Academy High School and Jackson High School.

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Personal Lines Producer
Christy Jones

Personal Lines Producer

Bio

Christy joined SIA in 1991 as an agent/broker and customer service representative after working for the Gallia County Chamber of Commerce. Christy holds a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation with expertise in personal insurance sales and customer service. Christy lives in Pomeroy, Ohio and has one daughter who also works for the agency.

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Personal Lines Producer
Christy Jones

Personal Lines Producer

Bio

Christy joined SIA in 1991 as an agent/broker and customer service representative after working for the Gallia County Chamber of Commerce. Christy holds a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation with expertise in personal insurance sales and customer service. Christy lives in Pomeroy, Ohio and has one daughter who also works for the agency.

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Accounting
Amber Blackston

Accounting

Bio

Amber began work for SIA in 2002 as a customer service representative. In addition to customer service, Amber also handles SIA’s accounting and payroll responsibilities and his completing her Certified Public Accounting license. Amber resides in Pomeroy, Ohio with her two young children.

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Accounting
Amber Blackston

Accounting

Bio

Amber began work for SIA in 2002 as a customer service representative. In addition to customer service, Amber also handles SIA’s accounting and payroll responsibilities and his completing her Certified Public Accounting license. Amber resides in Pomeroy, Ohio with her two young children.

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Drew Young

Bio

Drew joined SIA in 2017 as an agent/broker after completing his Bachelors in Marketing at Capital University.  Drew previously interned at Nationwide & Grange Insurance before completing his property & casualty insurance licensure at Hondros College.  In addition to working at SIA, Drew coaches varsity football at Gallia Academy High School.

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Drew Young

Bio

Drew joined SIA in 2017 as an agent/broker after completing his Bachelors in Marketing at Capital University.  Drew previously interned at Nationwide & Grange Insurance before completing his property & casualty insurance licensure at Hondros College.  In addition to working at SIA, Drew coaches varsity football at Gallia Academy High School.

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