About Allen & Smith

Allen & Smith was founded by Joe Allen and Mark Smith in 1992 with the goal of providing the Gulf Coast with the best insurance coverage and protection at the lowest cost.

Thousands of people have been trusting Allen & Smith to protect their families, businesses, and assets since 1992. The professional and courteous staff of Allen & Smith Insurance represents the most competitive and reputable insurance carriers in the industry. As a full service agency, we provide all lines of insurance and offer coverage through the industry’s top companies.

We attribute a majority of our growth to strong relationships with our clients and providers. Our team consists of talented professionals who are committed to exceeding your expectations by providing the highest level of professional service. Joe Allen, Mark Smith, and the licensed agents of Allen & Smith Insurance strive to make buying insurance easy and pleasurable. Our combined experience and knowledge assure you the coverage you need at a competitive price.

It is the goal of our insurance agency to ensure that all of our clients fully understand the insurance options available to them. The professionals at Allen & Smith can guide you through the process of making sure you are compliant at the most affordable rate available. Contact one of our agents today to see what Allen & Smith can do for you.

Meet the Allen & Smith team

Joe Allen

Joe Allen

President / Co-owner

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Executive VP / Co-owner

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Amanda Mathieu

Amanda Mathieu

Commercial & Personal Lines Agent

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Carter Allen

Carter Allen, MBA

VP of Business Development / Agent

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Brian Woodward

Chief Operations Officer

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Alison Brown


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Dawn Klepfer

Sales Agent

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Cheryl Ladner

Commercial & Personal Lines Agent

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The Allen & Smith difference

01Customer Service

Our professional and courteous team is committed to going the extra mile to make sure you understand your policy and get the insurance coverage that you need at an affordable price.


Since 1992 we have helped thousands of clients protect their families, businesses, and assets. We have the experience you need to get you the coverage you want for the price you need.


We provide an easy to use and secure client center to our customers. It provides all your insurance information and documents in a convenient and easy to use online portal that can be accessed 24/7.

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