Gulfport Office

Gulfport Office Staff

Joe Allen : Owner / Agent

Joe Allen

Owner / Agent

Native of Gulfport, MS

Graduate of  Lyman Ward Military Academy

United States Coast Guard US Merchant Marine Officer

United States Power Squadron

MS Gulf Coast Community College

University of Southern Mississippi

Joe Allen Insurance 1986-1992

Co-founder and President of Allen & Smith Insurance Agency, Inc.-merged with Mark Smith in 1992 to form Allen & Smith Insurance

Licensed Property & Casualty Agent and Producer in MS & AL

Trusted Choice Agent


Independent Insurance Agents of MS

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Big Game Fishing Club

Gulfport High School Booster Club

Former Board of Governors - Long Beach Yacht Club

Chairman Insurance Committee - Long Beach Yacht Club

Advisory Board Member - Gulfport Yacht Club

S.M.S.C. Sponsor

Cale Merrill : Agent

Cale Merrill


Born in Jackson, MS

Graduate of Gulfport High School

Graduate of Risk Management, Insurance and Financial Planning at Mississippi State University

Masters of Business Administration, William Carey College

Active member of Coast Young Professionals and Coast Chamber of Commerce

Licensed in Property & Casualty as well as Life & Health since 2010

Licensed in Surplus Lines

Began Insurance career in 2013

Amanda Mathieu : Agent

Amanda Mathieu


Graduated Harrison Central 2000

Attended MGCCC for two years

Began insurance career in 2003

Licensed for Property and Casualty since 2004

Allen & Smith Insurance since 2008

Licensed for Surplus Lines since 2011

Notary Public

Lynn Garrison : Accounting

Lynn Garrison


Native of Gulfport MS

Graduate of St. John High School, Gulfport, MS

Retired City of Gulfport Water Dept. after 25 years of service

Licensed insurance producer since 2000

Allen & Smith Insurance since 2002

Notary Public