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Meet The Team

Ed Saldivar

Ed Saldivar is president of InsurTrust/KingPhillips Insurance Agency, Inc. During his 20 years with InsurTrust, Ed has developed excellent relationships with specialty carriers and shares that expertise with all customers of the Agency.

Ed contributes to the management of the Agency by developing new carrier markets, creating sales strategies with agency producers, and maintaining a high level of training for all employees of InsurTrust.

Ed is one of the top producer in the Agency and has a loyal following of clients who both appreciate and respect his attention to detail in fulfilling their insurance needs.

Ty Hunter

Ty Hunter – CEO / CFO Ty is the CEO/CFO of InsurTrust/King-Phillips Insurance Agency and is serving in several capacities. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1968 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. In 1984, he merged his insurance agency into a multi-city Insurance Agency.

Ty became their CEO and President from 1984 until 1988. In 1988, he organized a new Insurance Agency and operated independently until 1992. It was that year that he joined King-Phillips as a valuable member.

Ty has chosen to specialize in specific industries, and has developed knowledge of the inter-workings of the exposures and coverages available from the various insurance companies that are represented by King-Phillips. His ability to develop an excellent rapport with both clients and prospects, has enabled him to develop a successful group of loyal clients.

Mary Saldivar Frye
Director of Benefits / Account Sales Executive

Joining our agency in 2007, Mary focuses on Commercial and Employee Benefits Business Development. Her favorite part of her role is building relationships and partnering with business owners in protecting their business and controlling insurance costs.

She is focused on helping the small to mid size companies on strategically implementing employee benefit packages that are cost effective, including group health, dental, life, disability as well as serving the Commercial Business market.

She started her insurance career in 2000 working on the wholesale insurance side, working with top consulting firms and their clients fulfilling their benefit needs.

Sandra Mendez
Account Service Specialist

Sandra is the newest addition to our benefits department joining the firm in 2016. She is bilingual. She assists our agents and clients with day to day duties of the group benefits department including providing great customer service. She is eager to help you with your insurance needs.

Edward Saldivar Jr.
Account Sales Executive

Edward started his insurance carrier in 2014 joining our agency. He handles marketing for the Commercial Department as well as handling several InsurTrust / King Phillips accounts. He is new to the producer role and has quickly developed his own client portfolio.

With his background of 15 years in the industrial industry he brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding that clients in the industrial industry are looking for.

Lisa Garcia
Commercial / Personal Lines Account Manager/Notary Public/Bilingual

Lisa was born in Brucetownship, Mi. and has been in Houston for 15 years. Started working for Titan Insurance in 2001 and became a licensed agent, started working for InsurTrust Insurance in June of 2015.

Utilizing her experience and knowledge of the insurance industry, she is better equipped to service all your insurance needs. Her goal for the agency is to build long lasting relationships with her customers. She would like to be your insurance agent for years to come.

By having many insurance companies, she can shop around for the best price for you. She is always available to help with all your insurance questions and concerns. Her core values include Honesty and Integrity when dealing with her customers. She takes pride in representing you as a customer and meeting your needs.

Tamara Klett
Personal Lines Account Manager

Tamara started her insurance career in 2010 and joined our agency in 2014, as a Personal Lines agent. She is fluent in English and Spanish and is available to help you with all your insurance questions and concerns. Her knowledge and our variety of insurance companies help her get the best rate for you, she looks forward to assisting you with your Personal insurance needs.

Janelle LeBato
ACSR Commercial Lines Account Manager

Janelle has worked for InsurTrust Insurance for thirty years. Her primary focus is Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative, but she also assist in the Accounting Department. She is very knowledgeable and is eager to assist you with your Commercial Insurance needs.

Candy Pepper
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Candy has been in the industry for over 40 years and joined King Phillips Insurance Agency / InsurTrust in 2011. She has worked on both the Agency and the Company side of the business as an agency Commercial Account Manager and a Company Commercial Underwriter. Experienced in all lines of Commercial Insurance and ready to assist in any insurance needs.

Deborah Stryk
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Deborah has been in the insurance industry for the past 37 years and with King Phillips Insurance Agency / InsurTrust since 2012. She started out as a personal auto underwriter for Hoccheim Prairie Insurance Company of Yoakum, TX for 10 years. Deborah was born and raised in Schulenburg, TX. She looks forward to assisting you with your insurance needs.

Jean Erdsteen

Joined our team three years ago working in our accounting department. She has an extensive background in accounting with over thirty years of experience. She looks forward to assisting you.

Judy Vidal
Personal Lines Customer Service Representative / Bond Specialist
Judy is our main contact for Surety Bonds, she has over 10 years' experience in this department. Fluent in both English and Spanish along with her knowledge on different types of bonds and experience with different common Obligee's, she is your go-to person for any type of bond. She also has 18 years' experience in Personal and Commercial insurance, and is eager to help you with all your needs.
Veronica Ramirez
Commercial Lines Customer Services Representative
Veronica has been in the insurance industry for 15 yrs. Born and raised in Houston, TX and is Bilingual. She joined our agency in 2020 and enjoys learning new things everyday. She looks forward to helping our customers with their insurance needs.
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9494 SW Freeway, Suite 310
Houston, TX 77074

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