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Sylvia A. Garrett Agency, LLC

President, CEO
Sylvia Garrett
President, CEO

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President, CEO

Sylvia Garrett

President, CEO

Bio

Sylvia Garrett enthusiastically serves the community as President/CEO of the Sylvia A. Garrett Agency, LLC an independent insurance and financial services Agency.  The mission of the company is to provide exceptional customer service, to empower our Team and our Community and to protect families and business.

The established agency has over 100 years history of combined insurance experience and is staffed with 7 licensed agents. We provide service in 11 states.

Sylvia and her team have been recognized as “Champions”, being one of the top 5% producers for Nationwide for 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2015, the agency was one of the top 10 Annuity producers for Nationwide. Finally, the agency is a qualifier for the Million Dollar Round Table, 2015 and 2016. . She is also one of Women of Economic and Leadership Development (WELD) 2015 “Women You Should Know.” She and her Team are one of the Smart50 Business Honorees.

Sylvia has been an entrepreneur for over 30 years. Prior to Nationwide, Sylvia co-founded (with her husband, Dale Kent Garrett) The Nadarbis Group, Inc., a business and management consulting firm. The word “Nadarbis” - meaning “strength-in-unity” - describes the firm’s collaborative team approach to meet the organizational needs of clients. Nadarbis has provided management, educational and organizational development services to corporations, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies. As Nadarbis Group’s CEO, Sylvia was in the first central Ohio class of “Forty under 40” honorees. She was also a Columbus Dispatch “Blue Chip” awardee. It was ranked by Business First as one of Columbus Top management consulting firms for several years.

Sylvia has served as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Phoenix. She is the co-founder of The Success Learning, Leadership & Life-Skills Program (Success L3), a holistic summer educational experience for Columbus youths, particularly youths from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Sylvia is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., Columbus Alumnae, a public service sorority. She is also a member of WELD and NAWBO. She serves as a Board member for CATCO and D’Light House Family Center, Inc.

Sylvia and her husband Kent have been married 30 years and they have four young adult daughters.  Sylvia is a member of Family Fellowship Church of Christ. She enjoys giving back to the community, spending quality time with family and friends and travel adventures.

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Chief Technology Officer
Kent Garrett
Chief Technology Officer

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Chief Technology Officer

Kent Garrett

Chief Technology Officer

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Executive Administrator
Piper Moore
Executive Administrator

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Executive Administrator

Piper Moore

Executive Administrator

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Joining the team in 2018 as a contractor, Piper provides executive administrative support and serves as the HR Specialist for the Sylvia A. Garrett Agency.  Piper adds her expertise in organizational development to the team with emphasis on project management, process development and procedure efficiency. Contributing her 15 years Government experience and 8 years as a business owner, she is value add to the team of agents. Piper enjoys meeting new people, assisting other in achieving personal success, traveling and experiencing the arts.

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Consultant, Commercial Advisor
John Pitts
Consultant, Commercial Advisor

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Consultant, Commercial Advisor

John Pitts

Consultant, Commercial Advisor

Bio

John has over 41 years in the insurance industry from agency operations and agency management, to supervision and risk management. He has a specialty in commercial insurance and is very customer service oriented.  John was an agency owner for 23 years before joining the Sylvia A. Garrett Team as a Commercial Advisor and Consultant.

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Sales Team Lead
Sara Malone
Sales Team Lead

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Sales Team Lead

Sara Malone

Sales Team Lead

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Sara began her career in the insurance agency in 1998 as a participant in her high school business cooperation program. She contributes 20 years of experience and industry knowledge to our agency. After 18 years of service with an independent agency, Sara joined the Sylvia A. Garrett Agency in 2017 specializing in both personal and commercial/business and currently serves as the Team Lead for Agency Sales. In her personal time, Sara enjoys family time with her son and being his biggest fan during football season.

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Commercial Sales, Agency Trainer
George Loukoumis
Commercial Sales, Agency Trainer

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Commercial Sales, Agency Trainer

George Loukoumis

Commercial Sales, Agency Trainer

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George is an Insurance Consultant and Agency Trainer with over 25 years of experience. He specializes in Personal Lines, Commercial and Life Insurance; working diligently to perfect his craft. George is married with two adult children and he loves to travel in the US and Europe and more specifically, Italy and Greece. 

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Selling Customer Service Rep
Julio Tejada
Selling Customer Service Rep

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Selling Customer Service Rep

Julio Tejada

Selling Customer Service Rep

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Julio serves as the key team member for servicing existing policies and writing new business. He contributes four years of industry experience to the Sylvia A. Garrett Agency.  In his free time, Julio enjoys working on his car, taking long drives on summer nights and playing video games with friends. 

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Office Administrator
Tamera Watkins
Office Administrator

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Office Administrator

Tamera Watkins

Office Administrator

Bio

Tamera Watkins received her Variable Annuities and Life Insurance license in 2007. She came on board with the Sylvia Garrett Agency LLC in June, 2018.  Tami's mission is to treat everyone as she would want to be treated.  She loves her immediate family and her Christian family and enjoys spending time with them at family functions.  She also enjoys having God first in her life, directing the steps that she takes and decisions that she makes. 

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