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Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind Fairchild, Addison, & McKone Insurance, Inc..
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, Vice President of Agency Operations
I joined Fairchild Addison & McKone Insurance in 1990. My focus has been working with Commercial Lines customers and all areas of management. 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.
Chris Bailey, 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.
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.
Patricia Bailey, Vice President:
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.
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.
Rebecca Mt. Pleasant:
I started working at Fairchild, Addison & McKone in 2020. What I love most about working here is that everyone is family. From the moment I walked in on my first day, I was greeted with arms wide open. My responsibilities include answering calls, assisting customers in the best way possible, and help my commercial line coworkers with whatever may come their way. My favorite part of the day is when I get to talk with all our lovely customers and hear what’s been going on in their lives. I have two absolutely amazing children – Rylin and Ashlynn. In my free time I like to snuggle with my cats (Bentley and Shadow) and hang with my chameleon (Blue), do anything possible with my kids and yell at the TV when it’s hockey season. Go Lightning!
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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.
I joined the Fairchild, Addison & McKone Insurance team in February 2020. I have an extensive background working in customer service with over 15 years of administrative office experience. What I love most about being a Personal Lines Agent is helping our insureds navigate through difficult situations.
I have a son in college who made Dean’s List and is currently working towards his degree in Marine Biology. I am incredibly proud of him and he inspires me everyday to work hard and always stay humble.
I also have 3 fur-children; Frankie Lynn, Pearla Grace and Kiki Marie. My hobbies are baking, making people laugh and watching excessive amounts of Golden Girls episodes on repeat.
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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