HBG INSURANCE & BONDS - Greencastle
Richard A. Bittles
Rick is the Marketing Executive of HBG Insurance & Bonds, having previously served as its President. A lifelong resident of Putnam County, his commitment to the community is evidenced by his involvement as past president of the Greencastle Jaycees and past president of Windy Hill Country Club. Additionally, Rick is a charter board member of the Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department, as well as past board member of the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce. He is active in the Greencastle Rotary Club and Greencastle Christian Church.He began his insurance career at HBG Insurance & Bonds in 1978. In 1979, he became a partner and has been providing property, casualty, life and health risk management services to Putnam and surrounding counties since that time.
In 1986, Rick began assuming management responsibility for the agency and became the agency’s president in 1989, a position he currently holds. Additionally, Rick has served as past president of the Putnam County Independent Insurance Agents Association. He has also served and continues to serve as a board member on several insurance company advisory boards. Rick is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of DePauw University, graduating in 1978 with a BA in Economics. Rick has completed eight of ten parts of his CPCU (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter) designation. This is an intensive course of study with a required commitment to a strict code of ethics.
John R. Parmley
John graduated from Indiana State University in 1994, when he began his career in the independent agency system. He has been with HBG since 1998, becoming a Vice President in 2005. He has served as president of the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce and the Greencastle Jaycees. He has served as a board member for the Putnam County Red Cross and Windy Hill Country Club, in addition to holding an active leadership role in his church.
Bradford H. Collins
Brad is a graduate of DePauw University. He began his insurance career in July, 1983 as a life and health producer for Prudential Insurance Company. Later that year he joined the HBG team. He has served two terms on the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce board, two years as president of Greencastle Jaycees and two years as president of Windy Hill Country Club. He has also served as coach for the Greencastle youth basketball and soccer programs.
Andrew is a lifelong resident of Putnam County. He graduated from Greencastle High School in 2002 and then went on to graduate from Indiana State University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in Insurance and Risk Management. After graduation, Andrew began his insurance career by joining the team at HBG Insurance & Bonds. Since the start of his career Andrew has served a 3 year term as a board member for the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, currently serves on the advisory board for the West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center, as well as serving as a board member for Rebuilding Together Owen-Putnam. Andrew is also an active member of Greencastle Christian Church. He is married to Wendi O'Hair and has a son Zane.
Martha L. Denton
Marty began her career at Nationwide Insurance Company. She worked for Crum & Forster Insurance Group and the Forrest Sherer agency before coming to HBG in 1994. She has earned the CPIW (Certified Professional Insurance Woman) designation from National Association of Insurance Women. She served as vice-president of NAIW’s Vigo County chapter. She has earned the CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) and AINS (Associate in General Insurance) designations and has completed two of the six parts toward her CPCU (Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter) designation. Marty is the Commercial Lines Account Manager for HBG Insurance and Bonds. Marty is a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, having served as Regent of the Washburn Chapter NSDAR from 2015 to 2018.
Christine M. Rosencrans
Christine holds an Associate’s Degree in Specialized Business from Prospect Hall College in Hollywood, FL. She started her insurance career in 1988 working for an agency that specialized in commercial truck insurance in Davie, Florida, then moved on to the Property & Casualty lines of commercial insurance, working for an agency in Englewood, Florida. She then re-located to the State of Indiana in 2006 and has been working at HBG Insurance & Bonds since 2007 in the Commercial Lines Dept. She has over 24 yrs. experience in commercial insurance. Her interests include rescuing abandoned animals, having them spayed &/or neutered and finding them a loving home.
As of March of 2011, Kerry is the newest addition to the Life & Health Department at HBG. She has over 15 years experience in customer service and marketing. Kerry was born and raised in Putnam Co and is a graduate of South Putnam High School. After her husband’s military career, Kerry and her husband, David, returned to Greencastle to raise their daughter.
Joanne D. Northcutt
Joanne has been with HBG since May 2006. She has over 15 years experience in customer service within the insurance and banking industries. Joanne handles the bonds and the claims for the Commercial Lines Department.
Alyson comes to HBG from Specialty Insurance Group, where she was an underwriting assistant in Client Services. She has been in the insurance business since 1994, having experience in both Personal and Commercial Lines. She holds the Certified Insurance Counselor and Indiana Accredited Customer Service Representative designations.
Nicole joined HBG in July, 2017. She is the smiling face who greets you at the front desk when you enter the Greencastle office.
She graduated from South Putnam High School and later Indiana State University. She is married and has two adorable sons.
HBG INSURANCE & BONDS - Zionsville
Harold W. (Scott) Stark III
Scott began his career in the insurance industry in 1987 as a property, casualty, life and health marketing representative for Federated Mutual Insurance Company, working in the Chicago area. In 1989 he was presented with the Federated President's Council award for his marketing success. He joined the HBG team in 1991 and is currently a Vice President, serving in our Zionsville office.
Lorie first came to HBG as a receptionist through a temporary placement service. In 2001, she was offered and accepted a full time position as the receptionist and Bond/Life & Health Customer Service Representative. In early 2006, Lorie accepted a position as a Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative.