Our Team

Founders

John Thompson

John Thompson

Co Founder
I have been in the insurance business serving Central Virginia since 1984 as an Independent Insurance Agent. I specialize in Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Care and Annuities for individuals and small business.

    Mark Brooks

    Co Founder
    I have been a licensed insurance agent for over 34 years working in the areas of life, health, group insurance and retirement planning. I am a 1982 graduate of Liberty University with a degree in business administration.

    Our Staff

    Cindy Atkinson

    Office Manager
    I am an assistant to John Thompson and have 16 years experience in the insurance business. I specialize in administrative duties, customer service, broker compensation and licensing appointments.

    (434) 385-8018

    John Cobbs

    Certified Health Insurance Specialist
    I have been a licensed insurance agent for 32 years concentrating in life and health insurance. I retired from Verizon Communication with 37 years of service. In my spare time, I serve as Vice-Chairman on the board of The Lynchburg Daily Bread, volunteer with the Lynchburg Project Lifesaver and I am secretary of The Lynchburg Electoral Board.

    385-8500 Ext. 103

    Mike Dunford

    Certified Health Insurance Specialist
    I have been a licensed insurance agent for 34 years specializing in Life and Health Insurance as well as the Senior Market. I am a 1976 graduate of Lynchburg College with a B.S. in Business Administration. Born and raised in the Lynchburg area, I reside in Bedford County.

    (434) 385-8500 Ext. 102

    Terry Hatcher

    Certified Health Insurance Specialist
    I am licensed in Health and Life Insurance and certified with the Health Insurance Marketplace. I also work with our Senior Market, providing competitive Medicare Supplements. Prior to my time with Thompson-Brooks Insurance, I had a successful career as the Executive Engineering Assistant of a century old business. I have an eye for detail and problem solving skills that help clients obtain the results they desire.
    (434)385-8500 extension 107

    Tanya Hatfield

    Case Manager
    I am the Case Manager for Thompson-Brooks Insurance. I help process new business and provide clients with accurate, quick resolutions. I also work in database management, commissions processing, and company marketing. I am the voice behind our monthly newsletter, and the creative force for the signs and billboards you see around town.

    (434) 385-8500 ext. 105

    Carlos L. Brooks

    Office Manager
    I am the office manager for Mark Brooks with 9 years of experience in the insurance industry. I specialize in administrative, customer service and data base operation. I enjoy working with our senior market. My Associate degree is in education. I have 4 children and was born and raised in the Lynchburg area.

    (434) 237-0600

    Marlon Scott

    Group Ancillary Products, Certified Health Insurance Specialist
    I have several years experience in the insurance business and specialize in health insurance. I head up the group worksite ancillary product division for the company.

    (434) 385-8500 ext. 108

    Robert “Buck” Walker

    Medicare Specialist
    I have been in the insurance business for 6 years. I head up Medicare services for the company offering Medicare supplements, prescription drug and Medicare advantage plans as well as other coverages for seniors. I am a former teacher for Lynchburg City Schools. I'm married and have 7 children.

    (434) 237-0600