Charles McNewOwner - SalesOffice: 870-568-1511
I was born and raised in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. I graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. I started in the insurance business in 1981-1989 with McNew Insurance. I obtained my CIC designation (Certified Insurance Counselor) in 1987 while working various positions from bookkeeping, then personal lines sales and commercial lines sales. I then worked for First Arkansas Insurance for 9 years as a commercial lines salesman. In 1998, Don Martin and myself founded Martin-McNew Insurance. We started the agency based on personal customer service and to help each insured find an affordable insurance program. We represent many companies and can tailor a program for your insurance needs for both personal and business insurance.
I am married to Lucy McNew and have two children, Charles, Jr. and Nancy Lee McNew. My hobbies are hunting, fishing, gardening and about any outdoor activity. We attend Trinity Episcopal Church and are active in various capacities. I have been involved in the community for years and I am very excited about the new initiatives, Go Forward Pine Bluff and Pine Bluff Rising
Lucy McNewOwner - Administrative AssistantOffice: 870-568-1511
I was born and raised in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. I graduated from Pine Bluff High School.
Prior to working in insurance, I was in banking for a total of twenty-three years. I have been in the insurance field since 2009 and currently serve as our receptionist. I enjoy greeting our customers and taking care of their insurance needs.
I am married to Charles McNew and we have two children, Charles, Jr. and Nancy Lee McNew. I enjoy spending time with my family. My hobbies include treasure hunting for vintage collectibles, decorating and riding my tandem.
Patricia BakerPersonal Lines SalesOffice: 870-568-1511
My name is Patricia Baker. I was born and raised in Pine Bluff, AR. I went to Watson Chapel Schools. I am married and have 2 children. I have been in the insurance business for 8 years. I enjoy enjoy crocheting, canning and time with my children and grandchildren. I am also the mom to my cats and dog.
Andy TaylorArkansas Financial Solutions
Life Insurance SalesOffice: 870-568-1511
Andrew Taylor is proud to be an authorized representative of Tarkenton Financial, and proud to help his clients create strategies to enjoy a more secure retirement. From creating a retirement income plan to ensuring that assets are protected from the potential volatility of the market, Andrew's goal is to help his clients protect the money they've worked hard to save and to ensure that it lasts as long as they live.
Andrew has 31 years of experience working closely with customers and clients in industrial sales, including earning top honors with Lawson Products, Inc., Detco Industries, Inc., and Hill Manufacturing Company, Inc. He is attentive to his clients' needs, understands how to help them solve problems, and provides dedicated support and service. Andrew brings the same values and commitments to Arkansas Financial Solutions. His ability to understand and discover what is truly important to his clients allows him to create customized financial solutions for every scenario and every need. He serves as President & CEO as well Director of Retirement Planning of Arkansas Financial Solutions.
Andrew is also an accomplished softball player, with a 389-95 career won-loss record over the course of 21 years in Men's Major Division Fast Pitch Softball. He was a member of the 1981 ASA Major Fast Pitch National Championship Team Decatur IL ADM, and was inducted into the Maryland Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame 2005. He also gave back to the community as a High School, American Legion, and College Baseball Umpire for 23 years, and managed American Legion Baseball, where he took his team to a state championship. Andrew graduated from Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, Maryland and earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Arkansas, Monticello in 1980. Andrew has been a resident of Pine Bluff, Arkansas since 1998.