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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Bert Bretherick

2912 Hough Road
Florence, AL 35630

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Office Info

Office Hours

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday

Other Times by Appointment


2912 Hough Road
Florence, AL 35630



Hello, my name is Bert Bretherick. I love everything about the Shoals, and I’m honored to be your local State Farm Insurance Agent. My name is on the outside because of the outstanding Team-Members on the inside. We strive every day to serve our policyholders needs and exceed their expectations!

As a lifelong resident of the Shoals, I thrive on protecting you, your family and the American Dream.

Having graduated from Wilson High School in 1985 and UNA in 1989, I’m deeply rooted in our community and love coaching youth sports and serving in the Florence Exchange Club.

I’m married to Sarah Mann Bretherick, and I have 5 wonderful children Jonah, Grace Ann, Ben, Lucy and Jack.

We serve the nearby North Alabama areas of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Rogersville and Russellville. Our agency also serves the nearby areas Southern Tennessee, we provide products that meet all your insurance needs.

· Car Insurance

· Home and Renters Insurance

· Life Insurance

· Financial Services

· Boat Insurance

· ATV Insurance

· Jewelry & Collectibles Insurance

· Personal Liability Umbrella Insurance

· Business Insurance

· Notary Services

· Pet Insurance

I love serving our community and would love to meet you soon. As we dive into the summer season, I am here to help you protect what matters most during these sunny months, especially in the month of July. With the summer heat and outdoor activities in full swing, it's important to ensure that you have the right insurance coverage to keep you and your loved ones protected. Whether it's safeguarding your home from potential summer storm damage, insuring your boat for those relaxing days on the water, or securing your valuable recreational vehicles for those thrilling road trips, I am here to guide you through the process and provide you with the sense of comfort you deserve. Call or stop by the office any time.

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Our Mission is to protect the American Dream and give our customers the freedom to live life and achieve their dreams!

Our team provides outstanding service with a small town flavor. Our agency is place where policy holders become family. With over 30 years of experience serving and protecting our local community we would love to have the honor of protecting your family and the things that are most important to you.

Alisha Holland State Farm Agent Team Member

Alisha Holland

Team Leader

Hi, my name is Alisha. I am a 1997 Russellville Graduate and a life long resident of North Alabama. I have 13 years experience with State Farm. My passion is making sure that your family is protected in all areas of life. Having a family of my own, I see the importance of preparing for the future. I can answer all questions or concerns that you may have in regards to life insurance and the type that fits yours and your family’s needs. If you can’t afford life insurance today, your family can’t afford it when you are gone!

Linda Carroll State Farm Agent Team Member

Linda Carroll

Agent's Executive Assistant

Linda is a native of Lauderdale County and a graduate of Lexington High School. Linda has over 24 years of experience with State Farm. When Linda is not at work, you can find her traveling or tending her beautiful flower garden. She is a licensed producer in Property, Casualty, Life, and Health in Alabama and Tennessee. She is happy to assist with all your insurance needs whether it’s an auto policy, free homeowner’s insurance quote, or free notary service. Linda can also help insure your motorcycle, boat, RV or ATV.

Jesse Gifford State Farm Agent Team Member

Jesse Gifford

Marketing Associate

Hey there, I’m Jesse! I am a 2019 UNA Graduate and a lifetime resident of the Shoals. My goal is to help build your financial future, while providing protection on life’s worst days. I love helping people with their life insurance needs, but I am more than capable of helping you through all of your insurance, banking, and planning needs. Today is a great day to start planning for your future is today!

Shanda Puckett State Farm Agent Team Member

Shanda Puckett

Hello, my name is Shanda . I am a 1992 graduate of Kossuth and have lived most of my life in Florence. I have 18 years’ experience with State Farm. I enjoy getting to know my customers and helping them understand their policies. Come see me for all of your current and future insurance needs.

Skylar Holland State Farm Agent Team Member

Skylar Holland

Marketing Associate

Hey everybody! My name is Skylar. I am a 2017 graduate of Russellville High School, and a 2020 graduate of Calhoun Community College. I have a passion to protect your family, future, income, life, and your personal assets. Give me a call and we will get it protected! State Farm is like family, and it would be a privilege to welcome you to it. Remember, you are Awesome!

Thomas Wallace State Farm Agent Team Member

Thomas Wallace

Office Manager

Hello, name is Thomas Wallace. A 1985 graduate of Coffee High School, I was born and raised in Florence and can trace family in Lauderdale County back almost 200 years. For 35 years, I've helped customers in businesses ranging from restaurants to retail to health care to web design. I'm proud to now be here to do whatever I can to help you with your insurance needs.

Cheyenne Dickerson State Farm Agent Team Member

Cheyenne Dickerson

Social Media Coordinator

Cheyenne Dickerson has been a resident of the Shoals area since 2010. She attended Allen Thornton Career Technical College with a certification in Advertising Design. She has 7 years of customer service experience, as well as many years of social media marketing and graphic design. She has used her experience in social media to reach out to the community in many ways and is constantly looking for ways to serve each customer. As a member of the Florence community, she enjoys celebrating the diversity of the Shoals by attending and participating in cultural events in the quad-city area. She can be found spending her free time with her husband and three rambunctious cats, Crooks, Gretchen, and Gutters.

Tori Tingle State Farm Agent Team Member

Tori Tingle

Account Representative

Hi, my name is Tori. I am a 2017 Central High School graduate and a lifelong resident of Florence. I am a proud mom of a 2-year-old little girl, Parker. I have 5+ years’ experience in customer care, one year focused in the insurance industry. I am compassionate in making sure that our customers receive the great customer service experience in the industry.

Ben Bretherick State Farm Agent Team Member

Ben Bretherick

Marketing Associate

Hi, my name is Ben Bretherick and I'm a 2024 graduate of Mars Hill Bible School and will be attending UNA and majoring in business. I will be working in the office while attending college and I look forward to meeting you.