State Farm adds employees to local team

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Steve Owings, Cory Combs, Tim Russell and Sandra Brown make up the Elkin State Farm team. - Submitted photo

Recently, two Elkin natives have become part of the Steve Owings Agency for State Farm on North Bridge Street in Elkin. Tim Russell and Cory Combs are now part of the sales team in the local State Farm office.

Tim Russell is a life-long resident of this area and graduated from East Wilkes High School. Russell has spent a number of years in the insurance, financial service and banking industries and brings a great deal of experience to his new position. He will be focusing on sales and will be offering auto insurance, homeowners/renters insurance, life insurance, and a number of products through State Farm Bank including vehicle loans, credit cards, and deposit products.

Cory Combs is also a life-long resident of Elkin and graduated from Elkin High School and later graduated with honors from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. After graduation, Combs returned to Elkin where he worked as the Vice President of Events for All-Star Rentals of Elkin. He also serves as the young adults minister at Elkin Valley Baptist Church. He will also be focusing on sales and will also offer auto insurance, homeowner/renters insurance, life insurance, and a number of products through State Farm Bank including vehicle loans, credit cards, and deposit products.

Russell and Combs will be joining Sandra Brown, who has been with State Farm in Elkin for more than 21 years. Brown serves as the office manager for the Steve Owings Agency and handles a number of the day-to-day operations of the agency as well as focuses on sales.

Owings has been the agent in Elkin for 10 years and is very excited about Russell and Combs joining their team. The office is located at 1332 N. Bridge St. in Elkin for those interested in a free, no obligation insurance comparison.

Steve Owings, Cory Combs, Tim Russell and Sandra Brown make up the Elkin State Farm team.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_998bdf8a-3820-431f-bf1f-dd5c1d4b5303-formatted.jpgSteve Owings, Cory Combs, Tim Russell and Sandra Brown make up the Elkin State Farm team. Submitted photo

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