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Heidi Hoak

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Heidi is wife of Gene Hoak. They have been married since 1987. Heidi has assisted Gene in managing the offices since 1999 when they became agency owners in New Bethlehem. She has continued to help manage throughout the transition of adding the Fitzimmon agency of Brookville, the Neiswonger Agency of Reynoldsville and the Louisville, KY office, which are all now combined as Hoak Insurance Services. Heidi is an active member of the community and is known for her generosity, ideas and love for cooking. She volunteers for various community organizations, programs and the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. When Heidi is…

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Katie Peterson

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Katie has worked for Hoak Insurance Services since 2014. She is fully licensed in Property and Casualty and Life, Accident and Health. Katie is Office Manager of the Brookville location and assists with marketing. Katie is the daughter of Gene and Heidi. She is married with a young son, Cooper, whom you may have seen on some local advertisements. Katie used to be a freelance court reporter and is much enjoying this new chapter in her life. She enjoys helping people and working side by side with family and a great staff. Katie is a member of the Chamber of…

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Steven Hoak

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Steve Hoak started his insurance career in 2006, and is currently the office manager of the Louisville Branch. In 2016, Steve earned the prestigious designation of Certified Insurance Counselor. Working with both personal and commercial lines coverage, Steve’s specialties include breweries, distilleries, and garage operations. When he’s not working, Steven is an avid hunter, Pittsburgh Penguins fan, and enjoys the bourbon and craft beer industries.

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Lori Brown

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Lori joined Hoak Insurance in January 2017 with the opening of their 4th location in Louisville, Kentucky. She has her property and casualty license and assists customers in our Louisville office. Before starting her insurance career, Lori was a kindergarten assistant. She’s very excited about starting her new career with her family’s business. When she’s not in the office, you can find Lori enjoying one of Louisville’s many great restaurants with her friends and family or traveling about the country enjoying many new experiences.

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Erin Battaglia

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Erin Battaglia grew up in Brookville and currently lives in Reynoldsville. She graduated from Dubois Business College in 2000. She has been in the insurance industry for 12 years. She worked for three years at Neiswonger Insurance Agency before joining the Hoak Insurance team after the acquisition of our Reynoldsville location. Erin is licensed and services clients with their Property & Casualty Insurance. Erin is known for her terrific customer service amongst our Reynoldsville clients. When she’s not at work you’ll find Erin spending time with her family and dogs, taking her children to and from their many extracurricular activities…

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Mickey Smith

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Mickey began her insurance career in the 1980s with her father at Keeler’s Insurance in New Bethlehem. A licensed property and casualty agent, she is responsible for customer service, personal lines production, claims and daily office support. In addition, she is also a Notary Public. She is affiliated with the Zion Lutheran Church in Shannondale. She enjoys vacationing at the beach, riding four wheelers, taking walks and spending time with her husband and two sons.

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Liz Clinger

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Liz joined Hoak Insurance with the opening of its Brookville Office in 2008. A licensed CSR, she comes to Hoak Insurance with over 35 years of experience in serving the needs of both personal and commercial accounts. Her enthusiasm and dedication to her work along with exceptional people skills are qualities that set her apart. She is an active member of the Center Hill Community Church in Knox Dale, currently serving as Treasurer of Women’s Group. She has been married for over 30 years and in her spare times enjoys playing games, vacationing in Disney and spending time with her…

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Dee Yeaney

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Dee has been in the insurance industry since 1975 as a licensed P&C agent. She had been with the Milliren Insurance agency for several years and stayed with the agency when it changed ownership to Hoak Insurance Services. Dee is an account specialist who takes pride in providing prompt and courteous service reviewing and servicing current accounts, as well as writing new business. Dee also is a member and active in First United Methodist Church in New Bethlehem. In her spare time, Dee enjoys time with family and friends, papercrafting and loves cheering her grandchildren on at their sporting events…

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Peyton Miholics

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Peyton joined the Hoak Insurance Services team in June of 2017. She recently received her license in Property and Casualty in December of 2017. Peyton works out of our Brookville office and she’s enthusiastic to work with our clients. Before starting her insurance career, Peyton was a waitress, so it’s no surprise she stayed in the service industry.  She loves working with people and she’s eager to continue working with us. Outside of the office, Peyton enjoys photography. She has photographed many local events and takes pride in making people feel great about their self through her artwork.  When she’s…

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