Bruce Church

Bruce Church

Bruce was born in Indiana, but has lived in Nashville since 1956. He graduated from Lipscomb University in 1976 with a degree in Accounting. After discovering that working for a bank was not his cup of tea, he entered the insurance business in 1977.

He became the owner of Church & Associates, Inc. in 1984. Bruce met his wife Karen at Lipscomb University, and they married in 1976. God blessed them with three children who now live in Nashville and Knoxville.

Over the past several years, 9 grandchildren, two sons-in-law, and a daughter-in-law have completed the Church family. When Bruce isn’t working, he’s involved at church. He also enjoys an occasional round of “bogey golf” with friends. He also enjoys not being financially responsible for three kids anymore.

Maria Cook

Maria Cook

Maria has lived in Nashville her entire life. She graduated from Overton High School and attended Belmont University. Her first full-time job was a Dictaphone secretary position at a local insurance agency. She became interested in the insurance business, and she went to school and got her insurance license in 1988.

That same year, she married her husband, Lance, and they now have two children. When Maria isn’t at work, she is actively involved at her church. During warmer months, the Cook family enjoys boating on the lake. Maria also enjoys a good book when she can find the time to read.


Andy Holliday

Andy is a native of Nashville. He graduated from Lipscomb University in 1992 with a degree in Communications. He has been in the insurance business since his graduation in 1992. He spent his first two years as a multi-line claim specialist and has spent the last 25 years as an agent.

Andy met his wife Jennifer in high school, and they married in 1991. They have been blessed with two children- Katie Weber, now married and living in Nashville and, Drew, a junior at his alma mater of Lipscomb University.

Andy is actively involved at his church with the youth ministry program as a youth deacon and summer camp director. He is also actively involved in the Path of Hope foundation as part of his Honduras ministry, which supports the education of young girls in the Mateo community and builds homes in impoverished communities.