Meet Our Team

Brian Spears
President

As a local insurance agency in Simpsonville, SC, the Spears Insurance Group has been in business since 1994 serving individuals, homeowners and business owners alike. We find the most value for your dollar for whatever coverage needs you have. From professional to residential, small business to major industry, auto to RV – and everything in between – our years in the insurance business will garner you savings that will amaze. No two financial profiles are exactly alike, and the one-size-fits-all approach of the less experienced or less reputable carriers simply will not meet the standard that Spears Insurance Group has developed over our years in business.

Brian Spears began his insurance career working as an Associate Agent for a Nationwide Insurance agent in Mauldin, SC in 1989. In 1994, Nationwide Insurance approached Brian with the opportunity to start his own exclusive agency. Officially, it was February 1994 when the Spears Insurance Group. was established on Fairview Road in Simpsonville. Today the Spears Insurance Group services well over 3,000 household and business members throughout South Carolina, as well as into North Carolina and Georgia.


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Kris Lacer
Associate Agent

Growing up I had the pleasure to see and visit many parts of this beautiful country. I have been in the US Army for the past 9 years, 4 of which I served as an active duty as an Airborne Infantryman. I really enjoy trying to make dealing with insurance as worry and stress-free for our clients as possible, as well as making sure that they are covered for the surprises that life throws at them. When I am not in the office I really enjoy spending time with my fun, crazy, and hilarious twin daughters who always seem to make life interesting. When I am not spending time with you can probably find me at the golf course or at a Swamp Rabbits hockey game. Most people don’t know that while in the Army, I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane 28 times. I believe is our duty as a community to give back I make it a point to volunteer as a member of the safety team at my church.


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Deanna Renick
Receptionist/Licensed Associate

I have worked at the Spears Insurance Group for 5+ years now. I graduated with an Associates degree in Healthcare Administration. I love to work with people and helping them with their needs. In my free time, I love to scrapbook, watch movies and most especially, spend time with my family and our puppy. I love to be home to my loving family and just spending quality time together, its the simple things you cherish most. When we want to have a fun night out I love going to concerts. My guilty pleasure is, reality T.V. two fun facts about myself is I love to online grocery shop and I am terrified of spiders. We have so much to be grateful for in our lives Its important to help those who are struggling with challenges for that reason, I am passionate about St. Judes for children.


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Tammy Hall
Commercial Account Manager

I have worked in the insurance industry for 21 years. I gained my Property & Casualty Insurance License in 2004, my Life & Health Insurance License in 2015, and my Surplus Lines Broker License in 2018. I was born in Ohio. My family moved to Orlando, Florida until I was 7 and then Greenville, South Carolina is where I grew up and where I am happy to call home. I attended Southside Christian School and graduated from Bob Jones Academy. I love to work with numbers and finding the best rate for my clients! I could reconcile a bank account and count money all day long at work and at home! Okay, maybe at home I really enjoy sleeping and eating. I can usually be found at home when not working. A great weekend would consist of an evening in Downtown Greenville, shopping of some sort and attending church on Sunday. I can’t resist a home-baked cake with homemade frosting and DONUTS! A fun fact about myself that many don’t know is I can touch my tongue to my nose and I love to have painted nails so I use Color Street nail strips!


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Michelle Strange
Associate Agent

I have worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years. I started as a receptionist. Wanting to further my career, I decided to get my Property and Casualty license and later with a little persuasion obtaining my Life and Health License.

Working in insurance, I get the opportunity to meet the people of our community and build a relationship with them, not just being the person that sold them insurance. I love helping guide our community in the right direction in protecting themselves and their families with their insurance needs, easing the worry of the unknown in the insurance industry. Every day and every person is a new experience.

When I am not here helping our customers, I am at home with my family enjoying our time together. I enjoy spending time with children and grandchildren and riding my Harley Davidson with my husband.

My guilty pleasure is probably shopping. I love to shop!! What girl doesn’t, right? When it comes to giving back, having a sister with special needs motivates me to help with any cause of children with special needs, Autism & Cerebral Palsy.


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Danielle Garcia