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About Us

Dusty Cowart - Agency Owner

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Dusty is a third-generation insurance agent.  He received his insurance license in 2009 and has been in the business ever since.   He was born and raised in Deland and loves this community.  Dusty graduated from Deland High School and attended Daytona State College where he received his Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Business Management. He loves all that Deland has to offer and loves its small-town feel.  Dusty loves protecting families in his community and specializes in many types of financial and insurance products. 

He lives on a small farm in Deland and has cows, goats, chickens, a farm cat, and 3 very spoiled bulldogs! Dusty enjoys traveling and being outdoors.  He is also a foody and enjoys trying different food from the places he travels. He enjoys seeing different cultures and how they live. He and his better half have no children yet, but plan to in the next 3-5 years.  Dusty joined the agency in July of 2019 and feels blessed to have been able to do so.  Prior to his arrival, he was ranked in the top 5 sales agents each year in the State of Florida among his peers. Dusty cannot wait to meet you and help you better protect your family!

Raigan Ruppert - Licensed Account Manager

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Raigan received her insurance license in 2000.  She was born in New Jersey and moved to Deltona in 1982. Raigan is a graduate of Deltona High School and graduated in 1994. After high school, she studied at Seminole State College. She enjoys educating her clients and ensuring they feel they have learned how to better protect themselves.    Raigan specializes in in keeping everyone in the office laughing and on their toes.

Raigan lives in Deltona with her husband, son, and Golden Retriever, Bailey. Raigan is very much an animal lover.  She welcomes clients to bring their furry companions in to the office so she can spoil them.  Raigan joined the agency in 2006. She is a true asset to the agency. Previously working at Liberty Mutual beginning in 1999, Raigan has held Non-Residents licenses in 48 states. Raigan cannot wait to meet you and help you better protect your family!

Jennifer Welch - Licensed Account Manager

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Jennifer started in the insurance industry in 2003. She was born in New Jersey and raised in Deltona. She too is a Jersey girl at heart. Jennifer graduated from Deltona High School in 2002.  After high school, she attended Daytona State College while working full time.  Jennifer is the definition of a hard worker, and always goes above and beyond for her co-workers and clients.

Jennifer loves spending time with her husband and three kids. She has three boys that always keep her on her toes. She is also an animal lover and has three cats of her own. She enjoys going to the beach with her family, reading, and watching movies. Jennifer loves watching Netflix and is always on the hunt for a new series! Jennifer helps keep everyone in the office level headed and we are lucky to have her. Jennifer cannot wait to meet you and help you better protect your family!