As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business. Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.
Tony Jones, CIC, CRM
Tony graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance. After several years in the local Austin banking industry, he began his career in the Insurance Industry in 1989 with Farmers Insurance. After 8 years as an underwriting/sales supervisor and manager, Tony founded Jones Insurance Services in 1997 in Denver, Colorado as a District Manager. While successfully growing his district operations, Tony also served on the Colorado Insurance Commissioners Producer Advisory Board. After 5 years in Denver, in 2003, Tony, his wife Tracye, son and daughter, Colton and Alyssa, moved to La Grange and acquired the Lindemann Insurance Agency.
In 2018, the Agency diversified its carrier options by becoming a fully Independent General Lines Agency. “We are proud to see the growth of the Agency representing a variety of regional and national carriers. It is exciting to offer clients our expertise and choice combined with a friendly and personable experience.” In his spare time, Tony enjoys golf & hunting.
Tracye studied at The University of Texas at Austin, as well as in the Interior Design Department at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado. Tracye also worked in the Dental Field for 15 years. Beginning with the acquisition of the District Office in Colorado, Tracye, as co-owner of the agency, has been an integral part of the operations for Jones Insurance Services, working primarily with the office administration, bookkeeping and marketing. In 2003, Tony and Tracye moved their family back to Texas and, more specifically to Fayette County, Texas, where Tracye spent most summers and weekends growing up on her maternal grandmother’s ranch in Winchester, Texas. With the move to La Grange, in 2003, Tracye’s efforts focused on finding a permanent home and office location, being a stay at home mom and volunteering.
For the move to 357 N. Jefferson, Tracye supervised the overall remodeling and interior design of the Jones Insurance Services Office. Now, Tracye is a General Lines Agent/Producer for our agency, primarily focused on our commercial accounts. Tony and Tracye have 2 grown children, Colton and Alyssa.
Melissa graduated from La Grange High School in 2012. In 2013, Melissa became a Customer Service Representative for Jones Insurance Services, part-time, while attending Blinn College in Schulenburg, Texas. Melissa was accepted into Texas State University, in San Marcos, Texas; where she received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Corrections in December 2016. After graduating, Melissa returned home, where she is now a Customer Service Representative and General Lines Agent/Producer for Jones Insurance Services. Melissa loves helping customers obtain a better understanding of their policies and the importance of insurance. Melissa also loves spending time with her children, family, and friends!
Frank was born in Columbus, Texas, and lived with his parents in Ellinger, Texas from 1955 to 1973. He graduated from La Grange High School and went on to the University of Texas in Austin. For 26 years, Frank owned and managed multiple retail beverage stores in the Austin area. He’s been in the insurance industry since 1991. He is organized, professional, reliable and always presents a positive attitude in his work. In 2000 Frank and his wife, Robbie, moved to La Grange to be closer to family and to enjoy the more rural lifestyle. Frank enjoys music and playing bass guitar. He was in The Leroy Metocha Band, Brazeles Polka Band and was an original member of Peoples Choice Band for 7 years.
Izamar was raised in La Grange, Texas, and graduated from La Grange High School. Izamar started her insurance career as a customer service representative with Jones Insurance Services in the summer of 2021. She is now a licensed General Lines Agent/Producer and wants to share her learning experiences and provide a caring service to our clients. Izamar enjoys spending time with her two young children, along with family and friends.
Vanessa, a Brenham native, began her journey in the Insurance Industry back in 2011-2012 as a CSR at an Insurance agency in Brenham. Visiting La Grange since she was 12 years old, she learned to love the small-town feel. Making La grange her home in 2014, Vanessa started off as a customer service representative for Jones Insurance Services, later to become a Licensed Insurance Agent. Vanessa took a break from the insurance industry to obtain her Cosmetology license. She is now back “home” as some of her customers at Jones Insurance Services have referred to her. She enjoys spending time with her son’s and family. “What I love about my job is the fact that I can change a customer’s day with my actions and level of service.”
Customer Service Representative (currently studying for Licensed Agent exam)
Olivia was born in La Grange, Texas. At 11 years old she moved to Austin Texas, where she graduated from Lanier High School in 2012. She has worked in the customer service industry for many years. Olivia is currently in the process of obtaining her General Lines Agent License. She enjoys spending time with her two kids Kye and Kataleya. On the weekends you can find her on the field as she spends most of her time as a sports mom. She loves being able to help customers and satisfy their needs.