Pearl 601-939-8511
Gluckstadt 601-898-1910
Grenada 662-226-9080
Southaven 662-349-8818

Our Team

Trusted Service Always By Your Side

After teaching and coaching in Gulfport and Meridian for nine years, the founder of Rawson & Associates, Cris Rawson, was ready for a new venture. He founded the agency in October of 1990. Thanks to a great team of professional insurance agents and policyholders, the agency expanded from its location in Ridgeland to four offices in Pearl, Gluckstadt, Grenada, and Southaven, MS. Each branch has its own team of agents who pride themselves in protecting the communities with quality coverage and outstanding customer service.

Meet Our Team

pearl Team

Chanda Simon

Chanda Simon

Personal Lines Customer Service Agent

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Chanda has 31 years experience as a Customer Service Agent and over 18 years as a Licensed Property and Casualty Agent. She joined our team on March 1, 2016.  The most important part of her work experience is the customer service aspect. She is a very active listener as well as a great communicator.  Problem solving comes naturally to her and she is very confident in her investigative skills to resolve customer complaints and issues.  She genuinely cares about making sure clients receive the best service and keeps them fully informed in making a well-educated decision for all of their insurance needs.

Chanda and her husband Jeremiah have been married since 1992 and enjoy spending time with their two daughters and three grandchildren.

Tammy Smith

Tammy Smith

Commercial Lines Agent

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Tammy joined Cris Rawson & Tony Page as a Commercial Lines Broker Agent in 2014, after 25 years with the Albert Moore Agency. She began her insurance career in 1978 at the Mississippi State Rating Bureau.

Tammy has been married to her husband Tony Smith for 29 years and has two children and 3 wonderful grandchildren.

Tina Downs

Tina Downs

Commercial Lines Customer Service Agent

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Tina is the Commercial Accounts Rep for our Nationwide policyholders. She has been in the insurance industry for 12 years, and 9 of those have been with our Agency. Until a year or so ago, she was one of our Personal Lines Reps. Her specialty is outstanding customer service. We still have a few clients that will only speak to her even though they are Personal Lines clients.
Tina is a native Mississippian, who grew up in Attala County, near Kosciusko. When she’s not busy keeping up with her teenage son, Shelby, and his band performances and Kung Fu, she enjoys cruising the Bahamas, and spending time with family in the Smokey Mountains.

Tony Page

Tony Page

Associate Agent

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Tony started his insurance career in Property and Casualty Insurance in 1987 after graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi. He initially focused on the auto, oil & gas, and farm equipment industries in his early professional career. Next he worked for Stewart Sneed Hewes Insurance in Jackson, MS, before working as State Manager of the state of Alabama for Safeco Insurance. Over the years he has worked in Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, joining the Rawson team in 2013.
He is married to Sandra Rawson Page with two children, Mary Ivy and Cooper.

Alex Alexander

Alex Alexander

Associate Agent

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Alex has been in the insurance business since 2014, when he joined us at Rawson & Associates. He is licensed in Property and Casualty Insurance as well as Life Insurance. Alex doubles as a Real Estate Agent which allows him to bring knowledge from all sides of the spectrum to assist his insurance clients.

Grenada Team

Kerri Deason

Kerri Deason

Associate Agent

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Kerri became a part of the insurance industry in high school as a Customer Service Representative. Soon after, she became a licensed agent and spent 3 years at an independent agency. She has now been a part of Rawson Insurance Agency for over 10 years and specializes in Property and Casualty.

Donald “Bubba” Vance

Donald “Bubba” Vance

Associate Agent

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Bubba’s insurance career began in August of 1998 when he came to work for Cris. His personable nature makes him a natural Agent. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting and fishing. Prior to becoming an insurance agent, Bubba was a teacher.
 
His wife, Tammy, is a teacher in the Grenada School District and his daughter, Abby, attends Ole Miss.

Cathey Wrenn

Cathey Wrenn

Customer Service Agent

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Cathey began her insurance career in our Water Valley office in January of 2000 as a CSR. She became a licensed agent in 2003. She and her family relocated to Grenada in 2008. She is currently part of our Grenada office staff as an agent and office manager.

Gluckstadt Team

Cris Rawson

Cris Rawson

Primary Agent

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Cris grew up in Jackson, MS, attending Mississippi Baptist High School, Hinds Jr. College, and then graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1981.

After college, Cris taught science and coached football and basketball at Bayou Jr. High School in the Gulfport School System. From 1984 to 1990, he taught Biology and coached basketball and tennis at Meridian High School.

He is married to Connie Beard Rawson, also from Jackson, and the two have four children, Hilary, Hannah, Mary Julia, and Caleb.

In October 1990 Cris began his insurance career with Nationwide Insurance. He believes in working hard to get his customers the best competitive rate along with the best coverages available for each individual situation, while providing excellent customer service.

His hobbies include spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and supporting his children with their sporting events.

Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones

Person Lines Customer Service Agent

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Courtney began her insurance career in September of 2008 at an independent agency where she worked for over seven years. She joined our team at Rawson Insurance Agency in March of 2016 as a personal lines Customer Service Agent. In addition to her insurance duties, she also handles all of the bookkeeping for our offices.

When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Rena Wilbanks

Rena Wilbanks

Personal Lines Customer Service Agent

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Rena started her insurance career in 1991. She has worked for Cris at Rawson Insurance Agency since 2002 in personal lines insurance. She has received numerous customer service awards throughout her career.
She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren on the weekends.

Southaven Team

Pam Creswell

Pam Creswell

Associate Agent

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Pam has worked for Nationwide for seven years. She joined Rawson Insurance Agency in 2017 as an Associate Agent. She handles personal lines, commercial lines, life insurance, and annuities. She is licensed in Mississippi, Tennessee, and North Carolina.

Pam grew up in Jackson, MS, raised her children in Madison, MS, and has lived in Nashville, TN the past four years. She recently relocated back to MS to work in our Southaven office.

Rawson & Associates, Inc. offers an array of personal
 and commercial
 insurance policies. To learn more or to request a free quote, please contactus at any of our four locations.
Rawson & Associates, Inc. offers an array of personal
 and commercial
 insurance policies. To learn more or to request a free quote, please contact
 our office by calling 601-939-8511 today.
Rawson & Associates, Inc. has offices in Pearl, Gluckstadt, Grenada, and Southaven, MS, with teams of agents who are more than happy to assist you. To receive a free quote on any of our policies, including our personal insurance,
 please contact us at any of our locations today.
Rawson & Associates Inc. has offices in Pearl, Gluckstadt, Grenada, and Southaven, MS, with teams of agents who are more than happy to assist you. To receive a free quote on any of our policies, including our personal insurance,
 please contact us any of our four locations: