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Our Team

Our family is here to serve your family.

Mark Echard

Co-Owner and Principal Agent

Agent from a young age, Mark worked on his grandfather’s dairy farm milking cows, baling hay, raising calves and operating all types of farm equipment.  This first-hand experience and knowledge of farming, along with his insurance expertise, makes him an authority when it comes to insuring farms.  He graduated from Bridgewater College with a degree in Business Administration.  In 2011, Mark attained the Certified Insurance Counselor designation, which signifies a higher professional level of experience and competence in the insurance industry.  Mark loves all things outdoors, especially hiking and bicycling.

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Becky Echard

Co-Owner and Licensed Agent

Becky graduated from James Madison University with degrees in Management Information Systems and Management.  After working in banking and the computer industry, she started her insurance career when Jim and Mark needed a file clerk many years ago.  Becky also obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2011.  When she is not working she is the piano accompanist for Mill Creek Church of the Brethren, Spotswood High School, Montevideo Middle School and V.O.I.C.E.  Becky loves to travel, preferably with Mark, when she can.

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Carey Hicks

Licensed Agent

Carey joined the agency in 2010 after many years in the retail industry.  She enjoys the day-to-day interaction with clients and the variety of challenges faced on any given day.  When not holding down the fort at Echard Insurance Agency, she works part time for Bowman Auctions.  Carey is an avid reader and Harley Davidson rider.

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Andrew Echard

Licensed Agent

Andrew attended Bridgewater College.  He was essential in implementing the agency’s conversion to a digital documentation system in 2014 and 2015.  Through this process he became familiar with insurance documentation and procedure and decided to follow his father and grandfather in the business.  Andrew is a huge sports fan and enjoys traveling the world.

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Kayla Echard

Licensed Agent

Kayla works part time while pursuing a degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in public health education from James Madison University.  She willingly takes on any task, large or small, with an unrivaled attention to detail.  Kayla is a diligent student, so if she is not studying, she is exercising or sleeping.

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