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Meet The Team


Kathy York

Kathy York, Licensed Agent and Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) came to work at Hanks in 1993. Today, she serves as the office manager and uses her 37 years of experience in the insurance business to help our clients any way possible. 


Catie Wilson

Catie Wilson, Accounting, came to Hanks in 2017. She handles our accounting and also assists Commercial Lines when needed. She is very efficient and able to help our customers in many ways. 


Jan Richey

Jan Richey, Licensed Agent, has worked for the agency before and helped in the summers when not teaching. She recently retired from teaching in 2018 and became our newest full-time employee. She assists with Commercial Lines and handles our Marketing. 


Debbie Hanks

Debbie Hanks, ACSR, was added to the agency in 1995. She has 24 years of experience in the insurance business. She handles the agency's accounting and also helps out in both Personal Lines and Commercial lines. She has the knowledge and experience to help with your insurance needs.

Hanks History

Hamp H. Hanks

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H. H. Hanks Insurance Agency was founded in the 1920s in the lobby of the Powell State Bank by Hamp H. Hanks. For 30 years or more, Hamp operated the agency from the bank lobby and wrote primarily family insurance on autos and homes. 

Aliene C. Hanks

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In 1955, Hamp H. Hanks died, and his wife, Aliene C. Hanks inherited the agency and continued to provide family insurance to customers from the Powell area and eastern Navarro County

Dock C. Hanks


The current Hanks is Dock C. Hanks, the son of Hamp and Aliene Hanks. Interested in the family business, he majored in Finance with an emphasis on Real Estate and Insurance at Texas Tech University. He graduated with a BBA in 1967. Dock continued his education in insurance and received his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in June, 1981. Later on, in 2001, he received his Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation. 

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