Meet Our Team
Betty Hart founded Hart Insurance Agency in April 1978 from scratch and was the first woman to start an agency in Knoxville. She has been in the insurance industry for over 40 years.
She has achieved the designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and a Certified Professional Insurance Woman (CPIW). Betty has served in leadership positions with Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP), East Knox Business & Professional Association, Insurance Professional of Greater Knoxville (IPGK) and currently active serving in different capacities in these associations. She has received the following awards: Tennessee Agent of the Year (first woman to receive this award) American Association of Managing General Agents Achievement Award, Insurance Woman of the Year, Executive of the Year (2 times), ABWA Top Ten Business Woman of the Year, Chapter Woman of the Year, Citizen of the Year of East Knox County (2 times.)
A native of East Knox County, Betty is an active member of Mascot Baptist Church where she holds several offices.
Robin Hart Stansberry joined Hart Insurance Agency in July 1978 as a customer service representative and agent.
She has achieved designations as a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) Certified Insurance Service Professional (CISP) and a Certified Professional Insurance Women (CPIW). She has had several leadership roles with National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW), Insurance Professional of Greater Knoxville (IPGK) and Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). She is past president of PIA-East Tennessee and IWOK. She has received Insurance Woman of the Year award.
Robin is a native of East Knox County and a member of Mascot Baptist Church. She and her family live in Strawberry Plains.
Wayne Garrett became a commercial agent for Hart Insurance Agency in 2010.
He is currently taking courses to receive several designations, such as: Certified Insurance Counselor, INS and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter. His goal is to achieve these destinations so he can share with his clients his knowledge from these courses.
Formerly Wayne worked in the commercial business industry for fifteen years. As a business owner, he understands the problems of a business owner, their need to have adequate coverages but at a competitive rate for their bottom line. Wayne's territory includes Knoxville & surrounding counties, plus: Morristown, Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, and adjourning counties.
Wayne and his wife, Sharyl, live in Morristown. They have one grandson, Dayson.