Carl is a native to Winchester having graduated from James Wood High School and returned home to work at Duncan Brothers Tire Co upon graduating from James Madison University in 1992. He’s been with Lynne Rio Insurance since October 2002 and is now the Principal Agent, taking the reins from Lynne in 2014. His primary focus is health and commercial lines but is well versed in most lines of coverage. Carl obtained his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation in April 2006 and enjoys applying the knowledge gained by obtaining the designation to better serve clients insurance needs.
Agency Principal/Health Specialist
Lynne Rio started LRI after working in the insurance industry for over 15 years. Lynne has concentrated on insuring businesses with health and P&C needs. She has many long standing customers and prides herself in maintaining and developing business relationships by providing insurance, knowledge, experience and service. Lynne obtained her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1981 and has maintained this designation up to the present.
The agency is based on Lynne’s drive for professionalism and service and she is proud to have her son Carl working with her since 2002 to carry on her vision for the agency.
Office Manager/Personal Lines
Joyce began her career in insurance in 1980 and has been with Lynne Rio Insurance since April of 1996. She is a Personal Lines Agent servicing the auto, home, life and individual health insurance needs of her clients. Joyce holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Professional Insurance Woman (CPIW) designations. She is a member of the Insurance Associates of Northern Shenandoah Valley where she has served as President and is the current Secretary. Joyce enjoys being part of the great team of insurance professionals at Lynne Rio Insurance where everyone works together to offer “quality service with a personal touch.”
Personal & Commercial Lines
Jenna began working for Lynne Rio Insurance as a part time employee in April of 2013 after being elsewhere in the insurance field for about a year. She started full-time upon graduating from George Mason University in December 2013 and although relatively new to the industry, her background in the restaurant industry provided strong customer service skills. Those skills along with the training and experience gained in her time at Lynne Rio gives her expertise & relationship skills to service both personal and commercial lines of insurance. She enjoys working at Lynne Rio Insurance and developing partnerships with its current and new customers.
Bonnie Barton is our receptionist and has been with Lynne Rio Insurance since November 2002. She is the voice you hear when you call the office and the face you see upon entering our building. Bonnie processes most of our agencies renewal policies and manages the vehicle and driver updates for your personal and commercial auto policies. Bonnie enjoys working with the staff and customers of Lynne Rio Insurance.