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Meet the Team




Commercial Lines Agent


Larry began his insurance career as a commercial lines underwriter with The Royal Insurance Co. in 1979.  In 1986, he started an Allstate agency in Carrollton, TX and operated this agency until August 1, 2000.  He bought BC&T in 2000.  With The Royal, Larry was a Senior Underwriter and specialized in Oil and Gas accounts as well as other large commercial accounts.  While with Allstate, he continued to specialize in commercial insurance and was annually one of the top producers in his region while with Allstate.  Larry continues to concentrate on commercial insurance and life and health.  In 1989, Larry received the Designation of Certified Insurance Counselor, (CIC).  He is active in teaching an insurance course for Kilgore College’s SBDC twice a year.  Larry is active in his community he currently serves on the GEDCO board and is in the Gladewater Rotary Club.




Office Manger


Sally has been with BCT for 16 years and specializes in billing and payments. She lives in Gilmer with her husband, has two children and five grandchildren.




Office Assistant


Beverly is a 1980 graduate of ETBU with a bachelors degree in Elementary Education specilzation in English, and a 1983 graduate of SFA ​with a Masters of Elementrary Education with specialization in Reading.  She taught at Gladewater ISD for nine years. She lives in Gladewater with her husband Danny and their two childern.




Personal Lines Agent


Erin has been with BCT for ten years. She is a licensed Property & Causality agent that specializes in personal lines insurance and has received the designation of CISR from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. She lives in Gladewater with her husband and daughter.


About BC&T Insurance
Our Mission

Our mission at BC&T is to offer quality customer service as well as the highest quality insurance products to serve our customers.  Our staff prides itself on addressing our customer’s needs and solving their insurance problems.   

Brown Cook and Taylor Insurance opened in 1994 and has been serving the community ever since. We offer several lines of insurance to fit all personal and business needs. We offer all A rated best companies and speciality markets for excess lines. 


All of my insurance business has been with Brown, Cook & Taylor since Larry aquired the agency. The entire staff is courteous, knowledgeable, professional & they always look out for my interest. I would reccomend BC&T to anyone who is looking for great service and the best value.

Steven B.-Kilgore



Closed from 12:00-1:00




1001 East Broadway,

Gladewater Tx, 75647


Tel: 903-845-5533

Fax: 903-845-5535

Our agent at Brown Cook and Taylor has always given us prompt and courteous service.  I always feel safe in her hands, knowing that she will do what is  best for me. Her experience and commitment to excellence add to her personal integrity.  Frankly, when it comes to insurance,  I don't understand the dot's that need to be dotted  and t's that need to be crossed. Erin does, so I have time to do other things. You're safe here! 

Deborah M. - Hawkins 


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