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State Farm® Insurance Agent Julie Whitaker

Julie Whitaker Ins Agcy Inc

6016 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111-4564

3 Miles East of Interstate 295

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Office Hours

9am - 5pm
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6016 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111-4564


About Me

Our office focuses on relocations to the City of Richmond and surrounding counties of Hanover, Henrico, King William and King & Queen. We offer Car Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance and Business Insurance. We provide free, no obligation insurance reviews and quotes for all lines of business. I am a lifetime resident of Hanover County and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Finance and Insurance. I opened my agency on August 1, 1984 and I am a Third Generation State Farm Agent.

  • Lifetime Member of President’s Club, State Farm

  • Member NAIFA

  • Chairman’s Circle Qualifier the past 15 years

  • Qualifying Member of Million Dollar Round Table

  • Member of Hanover County Chamber of Commerce

  • Proud Sponsor of Feed More Richmond and Meals on Wheels Mechanicsville

  • Volunteer at Junior Achievement Finance Park in Henrico, VA

  • Community Partner for Mechanicsville High School, Atlee High School and Hanover High School Athletic Booster Clubs

  • Sponsor of Atlee Little League and Mechanicsville Little League

  • Member of Hanover County Sherriff’s Foundation

  • Member of Hanover County Sherriff’s Community Advisory Board

  • Mechanicsville Ruritan Club Member

  • Supporter of Hanover Habitat for Humanity


Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Home Loans, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Our vision is to be insurance and financial services professionals whose actions are driven by keeping the customers' individual goals and needs as our primary focus while helping to plan for their future and manage the risks of everyday life. We treat all of our customers in a caring, friendly and professional manner.

We are proud to have a customer driven team of insurance and financial services professionals. Collectively we bring 205 years of industry experience to the Greater Richmond Virginia area. 

Michelle Brightwell State Farm Agent Team Member

Michelle Brightwell

Customer Relations Representative

Michelle has been in the Home, Auto, Life and Health Insurance industry for the greater part of the last 30 years. She took some time off to raise her 3 sons and returned to our office in 2015. She concentrates in the retention of our customers and also helps with our outside marketing.

Patty Beckstoffer State Farm Agent Team Member

Patty Beckstoffer

Office Manager

Patty has been in the insurance industry for over 22 years with an emphasis in the health insurance field. Her knowledge of Homeowner's, Renter's, Auto, Life and Health Insurance and her passion has helped our agency meet and exceed our customers' expectations. Patty is a graduate of VCU and prior to joining our office in 1997, she was a Pediatric Play Therapist at MCV . She has two sons and four grandchildren.

Pat Hines State Farm Agent Team Member

Pat Hines

Agent's Executive Assistant

Pat joined our State Farm office in Mechanicsville, VA in 2015 as our Administrative Assistant and Marketing Director. She has 15 years prior experience in the Financial Services Industry. Pat helps service our customers with Homeowner's, Renter's, Life and Health Insurance. Pat Brooks Hines is the first lady of Hanover County and a lifetime resident.  

Sarah Glazebrook State Farm Agent Team Member

Sarah Glazebrook

Insurance Account Representative

Sarah joined Julie Whitaker’s State Farm Agency in 2006 and is Team Manager for our office in Mechanicsville, VA. Sarah focuses her time helping our customers with their Auto, Home, Life, and Health Insurance needs. She is committed to making sure families in the Greater Richmond Area are prepared in the event of a loss. Sarah is a 2000 graduate of King William High School and earned an Associate's Degree in Applied Sciences. Sarah resides in King William with her Husband and Daughter. 

Chris Lyszyk State Farm Agent Team Member

Chris Lyszyk

Insurance Account Representative

Chris joined our team in January of 2013. Prior to 2013 he worked as an auto claims adjuster for State Farm Insurance. Chris uses his knowledge of Home, Auto, Life and Health Insurance and his claims background to perform reviews with our existing customers as well as developing insurance plans for new customers. Chris is a graduate of NC State. He lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and two boys and enjoys spending time outdoors. 

Robin Williams State Farm Agent Team Member

Robin Williams

Business Insurance Representative

Robin came to us in 2008 bringing with her 23 years of experience in the banking and financial services industries. Robin's main focuses include business insurance, home financing and health supplement policies. In her free time she enjoys Women's Ministry and spending time with her Husband and Son.  

Tina Snow State Farm Agent Team Member

Tina Snow

Customer Service Manager

Tina joined the Julie Whitaker State Farm Team in March of 2021 and is the Customer Service Manager for our office in Mechanicsville, VA. Prior to joining our team, Tina worked with Virginia Transportation Agencies for over 18 years focusing primarily on managing the Integrated Directional Signing Program with VDOT. Her management and customer service experience provides value and commitment to our customers. She resides in King William with her husband, two daughters and three crazy pups.

Taylor Hershberger State Farm Agent Team Member

Taylor Hershberger

Insurance Account Representative

Taylor came back home to the Richmond area and joined our team in 2019. She has been in the insurance industry since 2014. She focuses on helping our customers with their Home, Auto, Life and Health Insurance needs. Taylor lives in King William with her husband, son and two dogs. She enjoys time with family and friends, spending time outdoors and shopping. 

Latreese Minor State Farm Agent Team Member

Latreese Minor

Customer Relations Representative

Prior to joining the Julie Whitaker State Farm Agency in 2006, Latreese worked in financial services for 8 years servicing the Glen Allen area. With her experience, she is able to help customers with their Auto, Homeowner's and Renter's Insurance service needs and Auto Financing. Latreese graduated from John Marshall High School and attended VCU. 

Nicole Payne State Farm Agent Team Member

Nicole Payne

Customer Relations Representative

Nicole joined us in November 2022 ready to learn and help customers with their home, renters and automobile insurance. She comes from a busy medical office. Nicole has a wonderful husband and three amazing kids. When she’s not busy working in Julie’s office, she enjoys spending time with her family in King William and shopping.

Rebecca Winston State Farm Agent Team Member

Rebecca Winston

Customer Relations Representative

Rebecca joined the Julie Whitaker Insurance team in November 2022. Prior to her time with us, she worked at King William Florist for 5 years, spending the last 3 as manager. Rebecca loves learning and gets excited when she is able to help customers with their homeowners, renters, and auto insurance. In her free time, she enjoys weight lifting and loves spending time with her husband, Hunter, and their new puppy Duke at their home in King William.

Ellen Anne White State Farm Agent Team Member

Ellen Anne White

Account Representative

Prior to joining our agency in 2019, Ellen Anne gathered 12 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. She graduated from Virginia Tech with an emphasis in personal finance. Ellen Anne enjoys developing relationships with State Farm customers while paying close attention to detail while helping them with Retirement and Education Planning as well as Auto, Homeowner's, Renter's, Life and Health Insurance.. When she is not at work, you can find her running her three young children to their various activities, taking a hot yoga class or cheering on the Hokies! 

Lainey Mountjoy State Farm Agent Team Member

Lainey Mountjoy

Insurance Account Representative

Lainey joined our team in February of 2021. Lainey is excited to put all of her customer service experience towards helping customers with any of their questions or concerns. She enjoys building valuable relationships with customers, and is committed to providing assistance with any Auto, Homeowner’s, and Renter’s Insurance needs. In her free time, Lainey enjoys playing with her dog Jaro, spending time out in the sun, and going to the beach.

Lauren Rice State Farm Agent Team Member

Lauren Rice

Insurance Account Representative

Lauren joined our team in March of 2020 and is an Insurance Account Representative where she spends most of her time assisting our customers with all of their Auto, Home, Life and Health needs. She has lived around the Richmond area her entire life and has a Business Administration degree from J Sargeant Reynolds Community College . Lauren is committed to providing value and excellent service with every State Farm customer interaction.

Sharon Sorah State Farm Agent Team Member

Sharon Sorah

Customer Relations Representative

Sharon joined our team in March of 2022 working part time, after retiring from 30 plus years in health care revenue cycle. Sharon attended VA Tech and is a graduate of VCU. She enjoys rooting on the Rams and the Hokies and spending time at the river and with her two grandsons.


Jay Johnson

Marketing Associate

Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.