Our Team

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Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind Fairchild, Addison, & McKone Insurance, Inc..

Leadership Team

James Fairchild, Chairman

In 1979, Tampa native F. James Fairchild founded Florida All-Risk Insurance in Brandon, Florida.
The agency name was changed a few years later to Fairchild, Addison & McKone as others were made partners. Mr. Fairchild concentrated on Commercial Lines and management of the agency until others were brought in to help. We have carefully selected only financially strong companies with stellar reputations to serve our clients. We are celebrating 40 years in business, serving clients throughout the state of Florida. We are currently licensed also in Tennessee, Arizona, Georgia, and California.

Donna Fairchild, President
I joined Fairchild Addison & McKone Insurance in 1990. My focus has been working with Commercial Lines customers and all areas of management. I was promoted to President in 2005. I am blessed to have an awesome, knowledgeable and dedicated group of employees who are like family, to serve the needs of our customers. We are thankful for the trust, loyalty and relationships that we have built with our customers over the years who have allowed us to handle their insurance needs. It is because of this that we are celebrating 40 years in business. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family & friends, going to the beach, visiting our cabin in the Smoky Mountains and traveling.

Liz McKone, Executive Vice President:

I joined the Fairchild team when I was 16 – back in 1980 and in 2002 I was made partner. My favorite part of working here is building relationships and working with our great customers. I have two amazing children and I’m Nana to six grandchildren: Ajia, Mark, Gracie, Evie, Rosie & Brianne. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and living the Florida lifestyle – hanging out at the pool and beach.

Chris Bailey, Vice President:

I joined the commercial team here at Fairchild Insurance back in 2007. I graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s in management in 2014. My favorite part of my job is getting the chance to help people protect themselves as they start and grow their business. My main responsibility is making sure that the office runs smoothly. Whether that is fixing a computer, answering a coverage question or helping a customer with a particularly difficult problem as well as servicing accounts that I manage. In my free time I like to golf, I love e-sports (playing and watching) and playing with my dogs.

Commercial Lines

Patricia Bailey:

I attended the University of South Florida and graduated as a part of their honors college. My background is in international marketing and management. I started working at Fairchild Insurance in 2015. My favorite part of working here is getting to be a part of an amazing team in commercial lines and taking care of my customer’s and their livelihood. My main responsibility is advising our customers of their risks and working to find them the best coverage for their business. I have two Whippet mix fur-babies, Natsumi and Sumiko. They are the light of my life and the bane of my existence all rolled into two furry 50 pound bodies. In my free time I enjoy binge watching all that Netflix has to offer, playing board games with my friends and going to trivia.

Tracey Spearman:

I started working at Fairchild, Addison & McKone in 2010. My favorite part about working here is that I’m part of a team that always prioritizes the customer’s experience and their best interest. My main responsibility is to help customers find the right insurance company for their business and service the accounts.
I married my high school sweetheart and we have two children – Lily and Ephram. In my free time I enjoy camping, getting pedicures, and spending time with my family.

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Personal Insurance

Anna Patterson, Personal Lines Manager:

I started working at Fairchild Insurance in 2001 and from the very first day, I was part of a family and not just an employee. My favorite part of working here is getting to work for people who value me as a member of their family and assisting customers in finding affordable option that matches their described needs. I am the proud mother of 5 amazing kids and 1 grandchild. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the beach and singing.

Megan Carey:

I joined the personal lines team back in early 2018. The best part of my job is building relationships with our clients and feeling like I’m still with family when I’m away from my own. As a personal lines agent, my main responsibility is helping customers make informed decisions about their insurance. I have two children, Lizzy and Jayden and two fur-baby rescues, a St. Bernard mix and a greyhound. In my free time I enjoy outings with my family, photography, Revolution Ice Cream, and cheering on the Tampa Bay Lightning. Be the Thunder.

Carole Tyree:

I’ve been with Fairchild Insurance since 2007. My favorite part of working here is getting the opportunity to help our customers and build relationships with them. My main responsibilities include helping personal lines customers, helping to manage office inventory, and caring for the office plants (making sure that Tracey and Patricia don’t kill them). I have four wonderful children and six beautiful grandchildren. In my free time I enjoy spending quality time with my family, church activities and camping.

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