About Pinnell Insurance Agency Inc.
Since 1933, Pinnell Insurance Agency Inc. in Henderson, NC has made it our mission to help clients throughout the entire insurance process. We strive to connect on a personal level to really understand the insurance needs and goals for you and your family. We represent many of the most trusted insurance carriers, which affords us the opportunity to find and customize a plan that is truly unique to your situation. We have more than 145 combined years of experience ready to be put to work by you!
Our roots were planted in 1933 when Frank Pinnell founded the company. His son J.C. Pinnell joined the agency in 1945 after serving in the Army. In 1961 Pinnell Insurance Agency, incorporated and changed its name to Pinnell Insurance Agency Inc. Shirley O. Clayton joined the company in 1955 directly from high school and John O. Cook joined the agency in 1973. After JC Pinnell retired in 1988, John and Shirley ran the business together until May 30, 2014 when Shirley retired after 59 years. John is now the sole owner of the agency.