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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Scott Sechler

Scott Sechler

Partner

Scott graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a B.A. in Finance. Upon graduation, Scott started his insurance career as an agent in 1991 for the Agency. He opened the Somerset office in 1993. Scott is a third-generation agent and specializes in commercial and farm/agribusiness insurance.

Scott and his wife reside in New Centerville and have two sons. He is actively involved with his church and various community events. He enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Jason Sechler

Jason Sechler

Partner

Jason graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a B.A. in Accounting. He entered the insurance business in 1997 and held several roles in claims and sales for Nationwide Insurance. Jason moved back home in 2000 and started working for the Sechler Agency. As a third-generation agent, Jason specializes in commercial and farm/agribusiness insurance.

Jason and his wife have one daughter and reside in Rockwood. When not working, Jason enjoys coaching youth softball. He also enjoys hunting, golfing and spending time with his family.

Alicia Wilkins

Office Manager

Alicia is a graduate of Somerset High School. She started working for the Agency in 2011 and successfully obtained her Property & Casualty license. She is the Office Manager of the Somerset location. Since joining the Agency she has gained experience in many fields of the insurance industry. She can assist you with your home, auto, commercial and farm insurance needs. Alicia is dedicated to her work and helping others.

Alicia resides in Somerset with her teenage daughter. She is an active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. When not working she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Emily Bent

Personal Lines Sales/Service

Emily started with the Agency in 2020 and obtained her Property & Casualty License that same year. She has been learning and growing her insurance knowledge. Emily works in the Somerset Office and specializes in personal lines insurance.

Emily resides in Somerset with her fiancé and son. She enjoys baking and decorating cakes and cookies. She also enjoys spending time with family and crafting in her spare time.

Hollie Snyder

Personal Lines Sales/Service

Hollie graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in Education. She started working for the Agency in 2019. She holds her Property & Casualty License and specializes in personal lines insurance. Hollie lives in Rockwood with her husband, daughter and their Yorkie. She enjoys reading, spending time with family, helping her daughter’s swim team, and all things Disney.

Tammy Hoover

Office Manager

Tammy graduated from Rockwood Area High School. She started with the Agency in 2004 and holds her Property & Casualty, Life, Accident & Health Licenses. Tammy is the office manager at the New Centerville office. She specializes in all commercial and brokerage business. She lives in New Centerville with her husband and has 2 grown daughters & 2 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family, golfing, reading & traveling.

Trista Younkin

Personal Lines Sales/Service

Trista graduated from Cambria-Rowe Business College with a degree in Accounting and Business Management. She also maintains her licensure as a Practical Nurse. Trista has been with the agency since 2012 and holds her Property & Casualty License. She specializes in personal lines & agribusiness insurance. She currently resides in the Markleton area with her husband John, their two daughters, and their “fur-babies” Boe (dog) and Reagan (cat). In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time outdoors. 

Jonathan Lapp

Financial Representative

Jonathan is a Penn State graduate. He started with the Agency in 2016. He holds his Property & Casualty, Life, Accident & Health License along with the Series 6 & 63. Jonathan entered the insurance business in 1984 and has assisted clients with their life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement strategies since then. Jonathan and his wife reside on Yough Lake. They raised four children and are blessed with 9 grandchildren. He enjoys boating, fishing and outdoor activities, particularly with his grandchildren.

Jodie Garlitz

Personal & Commercial Lines Sales

Jodie graduated from Allegheny College of MD with an associate degree in Business Management. She started with the Agency in 2020 and currently holds her Property & Casualty License. Jodie also holds her real estate license. Jodie specializes in both personal and commercial lines sales. She brings a wide variety of knowledge and background to the Agency. She currently resides in Somerset with her husband.