About Us

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Whedbee Insurance is a family owned and operated Independent Insurance Agency located in the Knoxville area serving all of Tennessee for over 40 years. It was founded by Lloyd and Joyce Whedbee. Lloyd started in the insurance business in 1955; first with Met Life until 1960, and then with Liberty Mutual until they opened Whedbee Insurance in 1972.

Their son Robert has been with the agency since 1978. As Whedbee's principal agent, with Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations, plus years of experience. Robert is a valuable resource for anyone who is seeking professional guidance in developing a successful insurance strategy.

Scott Wayne started in the insurance industry in 1981 with Farmers Insurance Group in California as a captive agent. He has 35 years in insurance and financial services. He has been providing valuable financial services for clients of Whedbee Insurance since 2002.

Justin Whedbee has been working at the agency since 2005. He started by taking photos of homes for new homeowner policies. After learning what are acceptable risks, he then moved into the position of account manager where he assisted customers with their policies. He received his insurance license in 2013 and is continuing to grow the agency.

Jodi Whedbee joined the agency in 2012. She held other jobs in the customer service industry prior to joining our team. She assists clients with their needs regarding anything from billing questions to policy changes. She is eager to learn more about the insurance industry in order to provide top service to the clients of Whedbee Insurance.


Insurance Companies That We Proudly Represent

Robert Whedbee
Principal Agent - CPCU, CLU, CIC

Scott Wayne
Life & Long Term Care 

Justin Whedbee
Agent / Office Manager

Jodi Whedbee
Account Manager 

Whedbee Insurance - Knoxville Insurance

Lloyd Whedbee with his 1949 Hudson Convertible