Our Team Members

Blake Chapman – Agent/Owner

I am proud to say that I was born and raised in Southwest Florida and am a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University. I am a second generation insurance agent and was raised admiring the way my father worked with the highest ethics and integrity. In addition to having my Property and Casualty Insurance License, I am also a State Certified Building Contractor, Roofing Contractor, Home Inspector and a Marshal Swift Residential Trained Appraiser. My wife Lisa and I have five beautiful children and make our home in the Gateway area of Fort Myers. I love coaching T-ball, spending time with family and friends, and being involved in my church. My daily commitment is to love and live like Jesus.
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Chris Bell

I was born in Rhode Island, but I am glad to be down in the tropical state of Florida where the sun is always shining! I have a financial background in the digital banking and fraud prevention business and have migrated to the insurance industry. I’m happy to have been given the opportunity to be a part of State Insurance USA, where my potential can expand, while providing the highest level of customer care!
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Diane Campbell

I was born and raised in Michigan and moved to beautiful Florida in 2016 with my husband Randy of 28 years. I have been blessed to work for State Insurance USA for over 3 years and am very proud of our core values. Randy and I are blessed to have a blended family of 3 children and 9 grandchildren and our fur baby Scooby. In our spare time we enjoy walking the beach and riding our bikes.
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Randy Campbell

I have been working in the insurance business since 2019 after retiring as a U S Postmaster with over 30 years of service. My wife Diane and I have a blended family of 3 children and 9 grandchildren who all reside in Michigan, our former home. I enjoy walking, biking, swimming and cooking. I am also a devout University of Michigan fan going on 50 plus years. We also have a rat terrier named Scooby who is amazing and who also “manages” our household.
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Cindy Cantu

Originally from Del Rio, Texas, we moved to Florida when I was two, so I consider myself a Floridian. I live in LaBelle with my husband and three children. I am the typical “soccer mom”, always busy with soccer, volleyball, and cheer. In my free time I love to go dancing or watch my husband and son on stage with their band G5. I have been working in the insurance world since 2001. I am very happy to join a team that is built on great core values. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and learning from such an awesome team here at State Insurance USA.
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Josh Chapman

I was born and raised right here in Fort Myers. After high school, I attended the University of Florida in Gainesville and studied Finance. I graduated in 2016, and moved back home to work with my brother Blake. I married my wife Robyn in 2018, and have two children Jax and Lily. I am also an active member of Summit Church in Estero. I’ve been working in insurance since 2015, and love helping people find a quality insurance product at a competitive price. Looking forward to working with you!
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Tabatha Colón

I grew up in SWFL and it will always be my home. I’ve been in the insurance industry since 2017 and love being able to help customers navigate through their policies. I spend my free time with my son playing, visiting our family, or reading.
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Beth Coon

My background has been in banking, in business development the last couple of years of my banking career. I am honored to be on the Agency Relations team. I am a Florida native; born at Lee Memorial and raised on Ft Myers Beach. I have 3 grown children and 3 beautiful granddaughters. I enjoy cooking, doing all sorts of crafts, being in the sun, reading and spending time with my family and friends.
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Isabel Cortez

I was born and raised in Fort Myers and moved to Georgia in 2007. I recently moved back to Florida at the end of 2021. In my free time I enjoy spending sunny days at the beach or just eating out with my two teens and husband. I have been in the insurance industry since 2007. I am so grateful to be a part of such an amazing team where everyone here strides to make our customers happy. I have a commitment to building a positive relationship with all my clients. I enjoy helping customers navigate their policies and provide them with peace of mind.
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Gordon Erbenich

I served in the United States Air Force but spent a good share of my life in farming, retail, medical support, and technology companies. I was raised on the West Coast of the United States where I spent most of my life but am now happy to call Southwest Florida home. I love travelling and exploring nature around the world and am pleased to represent Blake Chapman and the team here at State Insurance USA.
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Mike Fahnlander

I spent the first 25 years of my life in the awesome state of Montana. I moved to Lee County in 1988. Traveled as a musician for several years and decided to get married and start a family. I have been blessed with a great wife, 3 incredible daughters, and 4 grandkids. I spent 30 years in the Automobile business, and 5 years as Manager of Financial Services for a major Life Insurance company. I moved to Property & Casualty insurance so I could spend more time with my family. I take pride in having the ability to protect people from unexpected catastrophes that could negatively affect the lives, and futures of their family. I’m blessed to work at State Insurance USA. Blake and the gang made me feel like family right from the beginning, and I feel like I have found the place that will allow me to do what I love. I would love the opportunity to work with your family.

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Linda Frania

Though born in Massachusetts, I am just 6 months shy of being a true native of Florida. I have been in the insurance industry since 2016 and absolutely love it. I found my niche is in Commercial Insurance, and as a licensed agent, I truly enjoy helping our community’s businesses and artisan contractors with their diverse insurance needs and being a part of State Insurance USA LLC’s Commercial Team is the perfect place to do just that! I have an amazing son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren that I absolutely love and adore. I love my church, spending time with friends and learning the Spanish language. My daily commitment is Psalm 119:105
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Aubrie Harrell

I am a SWFL native, and I absolutely love my community. I have been in the insurance industry since 2015. I strive every day to ensure our customers receive the best customer service while we are protecting their dream. I am a mother of two beautiful children, Oliver Luke and Saylor Mae. My spouse is Eric. You may hear from him at the start of your time here at State Insurance USA. You can catch me at a local farmers market or antique shop. I love playing outside with my kids and enjoying our sunny SWFL!
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Gail Langner

I have spent my life in sales, marketing, television and public relations, and am proud to represent Blake Chapman and the State Insurance USA team. I was born and raised in Michigan, but have lived in Pennsylvania, Sarasota, and Minnesota, before settling in beautiful Estero. I have a blended family of three children, and seven grown grandchildren. I love spending time with my dachshund/terrier Max and am blessed to have amazing friends and family to share my life with. My passion is travelling the world, cooking and entertaining.
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Joey Metcalf

I am a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University and have lived in southwest Florida for my entire life. I have grown up fishing, hunting, and going to the beach and I love to be outdoors. I am very excited to be a part of the State Insurance USA team and look forward to the future. I hope to be able to travel all around the world someday and to explore all sorts of different cultures!
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Sue Michael

I moved to sunny Florida from snowy Michigan in 2019 with my husband Bud to be near family. We have been married for 30 years and are blessed to have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. I was fortunate to join the State Insurance USA team. This company has the core values that my job in Michigan for 32 years did not.
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Tiffany Oviano

I am so grateful to be a part of this amazing team that Blake has established. I am thankful that Blake has given me the opportunity to learn more and gain more knowledge in my life. I hope I can provide all of your needs while providing you with a friendly experience!
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Andrew Palumbo

I have experience of more than seven years playing professional soccer in Sweden at the highest level, recently retired and now proud to be a part of the team here at State Insurance USA and represent Blake Chapman. I attended and graduated from Bishop Verot High school here in Fort Myers, so the city and community holds a special place in my heart. I’m a proud alumni of Northern Illinois University, Go Huskies!
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Lisa Paramo

I was born and raised in Florida, and I am a proud mother of three beautiful daughters. I have a background in construction contracting, law, and customer service. My passion is music and I have enjoyed singing and serving in church ministry since my youth. I am currently pursuing a degree in Ministerial Leadership through Southeastern University. Here at State Insurance USA, it is a privilege to work with a dedicated team of professionals that put our customers first. I am excited to continue to grow in experience and build trustworthy relationships with both my clients and team members.
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Emily Peak

I am a Florida Native born and raised, and recently moved from Port St. Lucie to Fort Myers. I have been in the insurance industry since 2019. I try to help clients to the best of my abilities. I am a mother of an amazing little boy Kaiden Xavier who is the absolute star of my life! In my free time I enjoy spending my time with my son and family, going for walks in the evenings, reading books and eating together. I am very excited to be a part of the State Insurance USA family and excited to work with our clients happy to help with any insurance necessities.
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Shay Powell

I was born and raised in Fort Myers and enjoy spending time with my husband, children and grandchildren. I’ve been in insurance for several years and I enjoy taking pride in knowing that I’ve given my best in making sure the clients needs are taken care of in a timely and efficient manner.
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Cheryl Roberts

I am a born and raised native Floridian, originally from West Palm Beach. I moved to Fort Myers in 2015 to attend FGCU (Wings up, Eagles!), where I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Studies and a minor in Spanish language. I am a member of Legacy Life Church in Bonita Springs. I love the sunshine and lounging at the beach! In my free time I enjoy photography, drinking coffee, writing letters to friends and family, and bonding with my cat, Peaches Ann Cream. It is truly an honor and a blessing to join Blake and the whole State Insurance USA family, and I am excited to serve the community as a member of this team protecting your dream!
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Tonya Roebuck

I have lived in Florida since 2004. I feel that I have always been a Florida girl even though I grew up in Illinois, so I call Florida my true home. I have two beautiful daughters who keep me on my toes with their sassy attitudes. My daughters and I are always on the go and full of energy. We spend a lot of time at the beach, pools, and at the parks. We find any excuse to be in the sun. I have been working in the insurance industry since 2014. I really enjoy getting to know my clients and laughing with them about everyday normal things. I have been working for Blake Chapman’s agency in Customer Service since 2019 and I truly love it. The staff is an amazing team and we are more like family than co workers.
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Jillian Salerno

I am proud to say that I moved from snowy New York to the incredible state of Florida in 2022 — I have loved it here so much ever since! In my free time I enjoy playing video games, reading, and spending time with family. I have a bachelor’s degree in accounting combined with expansive work history in both human resources and communications, and I am honored to be a part of the Agency Operations team. State Insurance USA’s core values, work culture, and Blake’s leadership make this agency truly special!
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Amy Scherg

I was born in Alabama but as an Army brat I have lived all over the country and the world. I settled in Wisconsin for 25 years before moving to the Sunshine State and am enjoying every minute of it. I am a mother of 2 and a grandmother of 5. I am a veteran of the Navy Reserves. As the oldest of 5 children, I have spent most of my life in Customer Service. I truly enjoy making sure people are taken care of, it is the greatest aspect of my job, and I am blessed to be here at State Insurance USA which allows me to do that daily. In my spare time I’m just a geek at heart. Even at my age I enjoy online gaming when I’m not at the pool or beach.
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Vicki Sparks

I am a Florida native and have lived here most of my life. I had the opportunity to live in the beautiful state of Montana for 20 years, and while there I learned to ski, hunt, and make lots of snow angels with my kids. I have been blessed with four children and nine grandchildren. When I am not working, I am usually spending my free time with my three black cats, Annabelle, Isabelle and Lillybelle, working in my yard or doing puzzles.

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Brenda Tompkins

I was born in Knoxville, TN and grew up in Fort Myers. Graduated Ft. Myers Sr. High in 1972. I am a mother of 5 children and a grandma of 6 little girls, a great grandma of 3 children, of whom I am very proud. Wife of 30 years to my wonderful husband. I love to sew and do craft shows. I love to make people happy, and I am blessed to be working with State Insurance USA.
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Bree Washington

I moved to sunny Florida in 2009 from Staten Island, New York to be close to my Grandmother who was then 80 years old. I have one beautiful daughter, Carter, who is the light of my life. I have enjoyed working in customer service since I was very young starting with our family restaurant which we owned since I was 12 years old, then proceeding into the car business for over 20 years. My husband and I love taking our daughter to the beach and having smores by our fire pit, when the weather allows. I love cuddling with my two cats Whiskers and CoCo. I am blessed to be a part of such an amazing company with a great group of co-workers and friends.
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Eric Williams

I am a sunshine state native and a graduate of Florida State University (Go Noles!). I am proud to say that I work for State Insurance USA, an agency that is committed to protecting your future and serving our community. My spouse Aubrie and I have two beautiful children along with our fur child, Sheldon. We enjoy spending family time at the pool or local restaurants.