Staff

Senior Management

Lisa Slone

Lisa Slone

President

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2049

Direct Number: (812) 353-6481

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2001

Specialty: Business


Lisa began her insurance career in 2001 while working towards her Bachelor’s degree at Indiana University.  Lisa joined ISU The May Agency in 2009 and is the President of the agency.  Lisa manages the daily operations of the agency and is an account manager for Commercial Insurance clients.  Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband Jim, and their two children, Tanner and Kendall.  Their favorite thing to do as a family is travel, especially to warm weather and sandy beaches.

Sarah May

Sarah May

Vice President/Agency Manager

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2015

Direct Number: (812) 353-6486

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2002


Sarah received a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs from Indiana University in 1993 and a Master of Science in Environmental Science from Indiana University in 1997. Sarah worked as an environmental consultant for almost 15 years, conducting environmental assessments in over 40 states. She joined ISU The May Agency on a part time basis in 2002 and is the Accounts Payable Manager and Advertising Manager. The May Agency was founded by Sarah’s grandfather, Charles May, in 1949 and she is the third generation from the May family to work in the business. Sarah and her husband Danny have one daughter, Chloe, a cat named Jack and a dog named Max.  Sarah loves spending time outdoors, reading, gardening, hiking, watching her daughter compete in gymnastics, cheering on IU sports, and traveling with her family.

Paul May

Paul May

Senior Executive Advisor

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2028

Direct Number: (812) 353-6499

Email: [email protected]


Paul began his insurance career in 1967, becoming the second generation of the May family to work in the business.  The May Agency was founded by Paul’s father, Charles May, in 1949.  During Paul’s tenure, The May Agency has grown from a small, local agency to a large agency with regional and national clients.  Under Paul’s leadership, the agency has partnered with national organizations that have enabled The May Agency to access insurance carriers and expertise nationwide.

Father of three, grandfather of three, Paul and his wife Teresa enjoy spending time with their family and their Labrador, Louie.  Paul enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with friends.  A life-long car enthusiast who raced in his younger days, Paul continues to enjoy beautiful cars.

Personal Lines

Lisa Hutsell

Lisa Hutsell

Personal Lines Manager

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2042

Direct Number: (812) 353-6488

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2003

Specialty: Home & Auto


Lisa began her career in the insurance industry in 2003 and joined ISU The May Agency in 2014.  Lisa owned her own insurance agency in Georgia before relocating to Bloomington to help care for her aging in-laws, who have since passed away.  Her husband, Marty, was the head wrestling coach at Bloomington North High School for many years and Lisa developed a love of the sport of wrestling.  To say that Lisa and Marty love dogs is an understatement.  They currently have 5 dogs: Daisy May, George, Wee Willie, Lily Mae, and Josie who keep them busy and entertained.  Lisa and Marty enjoy spending time in Florida and visiting family in different parts of the country.

Sarah Sterns

Sarah Sterns

Personal Lines Account Executive

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2016

Direct Number: (812) 353-6482

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2009

Specialty: Home & Auto


Sarah joined ISU The May Agency in April of 2019 with 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. A native of Northern Michigan, Sarah has lived in the Bloomington area since 2003. Sarah’s family includes her two sons, Harrison and Greyson, and their cats, Luna and Flash. Sarah’s boys keep her busy outside of work but in her rare free time Sarah enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and movies.

Jessica Crouch

Jessica Crouch

Personal Lines Account Executive

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2039

Direct Number: (812) 353-6489

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2022

Specialty: Home & Auto


Jessica joined ISU The May Agency in July of 2023 after getting her Property & Casualty and Life & Health license through Montgomery Insurance School in 2022, with only one year of experience she has widely expanded her knowledge since her arrival. Before Jessica joined the Insurance industry, she studied at Purdue for Medical Assisting and worked with adults and children with physical or mental difficulties. Jessica is enthusiastic about helping others. She grew up in a small town here in Indiana and now lives in Bloomington with her daughter, Avalyn, and her rescue dog Kodak. Jessica appreciates a day spent with her daughter fishing or at the poolside with snacks and laughs.

Commercial Lines

Tammy Carson

Tammy Carson

Commercial Lines Account Executive

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2039

Direct Number: (812) 353-6493

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2023

Specialty: Business


Tammy was born and raised here in Monroe County, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in October 2010 with a Master of Science in Business Management. Tammy is a local business owner and understands how important it is to protect your customers, business, and personal assets. Her parents suffered a devasting fire in 2022 and witnessed firsthand how a good insurance company can help put the pieces back together. Tammy has a passion to serve her fellow business owners and the community. She wants to help you get the protection you need to help secure your future. Tammy and her husband Jeff, who is also a local business owner, have ten children, a dog named Thor and a cat named Loki.

Allison England

Allison England

Commercial Lines Account Executive

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2020

Direct Number: (812) 353-6494

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2011

Specialty: Business


Allison began her insurance career in 2003 as a Customer Service Agent at Liberty Mutual Insurance. She joined ISU The May Agency as an account manager in 2011. Allison enjoys paper crafting, reading, and baking.  Allison and her husband Tim like to spend time fishing, and playing with their German Shepherd, Gunner.

Joe Strauser

Joe Strauser

Commercial Lines Quality Control

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2035

Direct Number: (812) 353-6484

Email: [email protected]


Joe is a Bloomington native who currently resides in Bedford. He served as a Funeral Director for 8 years before beginning his insurance career. Prior to joining ISU The May Agency in 2018, Joe worked with an independent insurance agency where he specialized in Health Insurance, the Affordable Care Act, and Medicare. His wife, Kristie, teaches 7th and 8th grade social studies in the North Lawrence Community School Corporation. Joe and Kristie have two children, Liberty and Lincoln. In his spare time, Joe enjoys volunteering at Spring Mill State Park, helping with his son’s Cub Scout troop, and studying history. He has an Associate of Mortuary Science, an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Networking, and is a proud alumnus of The AmeriCorps National Service.

Life & Health

Cheryl Terry

Cheryl Terry

Life & Health Account Executive

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2044

Direct Number: (812) 353-6480

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 1992


Cheryl has been with the ISU The May Agency since 1992 as a Life & Health Account Manager. She is a member of the Association of Health Underwriters. Cheryl is an Indiana State University graduate with an Associate’s degree in business. Cheryl enjoys traveling and has been on trips to Honduras, South Africa, Mexico, and Israel. She enjoys spending time with her family including vacationing with them and weekly Sunday dinners. Cheryl is the mother of four, grandmother to 13, and great-grandmother to one.  Cheryl enjoys being active in her church, cooking, baking, reading, attending IU games, and fitness walking.

Makalya Wilkins

Makalya Wilkins

Life & Health / Personal Lines Account Manager

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2017

Direct Number: (812) 353-6495

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2019


Makalya began working in the insurance industry in 2019 and quickly realized how much she enjoys
helping people with this aspect of their lives. She joined the Life & Health department of ISU The May
Agency in 2021. Makayla attended Bedford North Lawrence High School where she graduated with
honors. Makayla’s family includes her two children, Augustus and Vivienne, and three cats, Rambo,
Glenn, and Cat. Makayla enjoys spending time with her children, writing, photography, exploring
nature, and traveling.

General Staff

Chris LaRoche

Chris LaRoche

Agency Claims Manager

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2043

Direct Number: (812) 353-6492

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 1996


Chris joined ISU The May Agency in October 1996.  Prior to joining ISU The May Agency, Chris worked for Wetterau Foods for 21 years.  Chris is the Claims Manager for ISU The May Agency clients.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and loves to travel.  She likes to cook and experiment with new recipes and is no stranger to the kitchen.  Chris also loves spoiling her cats.

Karen Pierce

Karen Pierce

Receptionist

Office Number: (812) 334-2400 Ext. 2010

Direct Number: (812) 334-2400

Email: [email protected]


Insurance industry since 2015


Karen joined ISU The May Agency in March 2015 and is our receptionist. In addition to her years here at ISU The May Agency, she has two prior years of experience in the insurance industry.  Born and raised in Bloomington, Karen has two children and nine grandchildren. Outside of the office, Karen enjoys spending time with family, caring for her pets, cooking/baking, and exercise.