Hannah Blair Life Insurance Agent, PL Account Manager
Hannah started her insurance career with the Lyons Agency in 2022 as an account manager. She was previously a customer service manager in a retail store. Since starting with the Lyons Agency, Hannah has obtained her property and casualty and life insurance licenses. Outside of work, Hannah can be found skiing, hiking, golfing, or traveling.
Katie Sherman Sales Representative
Katie’s insurance career began with Liberty Mutual in 2011 as a Sales Representative. She served on the board of the Portland Chamber of Commerce, and was the Executive Director of the Gorham Business Exchange. Katie believes life is made easier when local businesses are able to connect and give back to the community. Outside of work, Katie will be found in her kitchen, finding, and creating new recipes, or reading a book on her deck enjoying whatever weather Maine has to offer.
Carrie Nest Client Services, Personal Lines
Carrie Nest joined the Lyons Agency in 2018 as a part-time personal lines account representative.
Carrie has worked in the insurance industry for eight years, starting out as a receptionist then
obtaining her Maine Property & Casualty license in 2014. That same year she also became a State of
Maine Notary Public. Prior to working at the Lyons Agency, Carrie worked at State Farm for seven
years. When not at the office, her two small children keep her busy, and in her free time she enjoys
volunteering in her daughter’s classroom and spending time with her family.
Cathrine Stimpson Client Services, Personal and Commercial Lines
Cathy joined Lyons Agency for Insurance in 2015 after working in various supervisory positions in
the healthcare industry. She has achieved her associate degree(s) in medical assisting and
paralegal. In 2015 she decided to study and obtain her insurance property and casualty license. She
is a Maine native who has a strong work ethic. She and her husband, David, enjoy watching their New
England teams ; Patriots and Bruins, along with camping and BBQing for their family and friends.
Diane Spencer Client Services, Personal Lines
Diane joined Lyons Agency for Insurance in 2000 after working at Preferred Mutual Insurance Company
for 9 years as a claims adjuster. She has achieved insurance designations as an Associate in Claims
(AIC), an Accredited Customers Service Representative (ACSR) and has received her Insurance
Certificate in General Insurance (INS). A native of upstate New York, her dairy farming roots and
strong work ethic have followed her to the state of Maine, along with a love of camping and hiking
in the White Mountains.
Jack Lyons Insurance Salesman
In 1969 came down from Northern Maine and got affiliated with an Agency in York County. In 1984 Jack
Lyons and Len Sevigney started the Sevigney-Lyons Agency in Wells, Maine. 1998 Jack Lyons purchased
the Smith & Brown Agency and then in 2001 purchased the Farnsworth Agency. After 45 years in York
County I continue to work with local businesses and families.
Lisa Ricker Client Services, Commercial Lines
Lisa joined the Lyons Agency for Insurance in 2002 after working her way up to a Commercial Express
Underwriter at Hanover Insurance. Her 30+ years of experience in the insurance industry is an
essential part to our Commercial Lines business. Off hours Lisa enjoys hunting, fishing, riding her
four wheeler, watching Hockey and Football and especially going to her camp to get away.