Jim Thomas

Jim began his Insurance career in 2001. He started as an Agent, with major carriers such as Metlife, New York Life & Mass Mutual. From there, he created an Independent Agency in 2007. He currently represents more than 30 highly rated Insurance companies to meet his clients’ needs. JS Thomas Insurance Advisors now serves Georgia and surrounding states. The products that he offers are Life, Health, Medicare, Auto & Home, as well as Annuities. His primary focus is helping Seniors make informed decisions regarding their Medicare benefits. He also enjoys going on Church Mission trips & attending community events.

Linda Kirby

Linda Kirby has been with J.S. Thomas Insurance Advisors since November of 2016. Her background is 34 years in accounting & office management at a major printing company. She currently is our Customer Service Representative and Property and Casualty specialist. She enjoys the ministry’s she is involved in at Church & her grandchildren.

Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas is our Financial Administrator and PR representative. She continues to help with the day to day office needs, applications, appointments and scheduling seminars. She enjoys working with her community and building relationships with clients. Lisa and Jim have been married for 25 years and take pleasure in providing an honest and trustworthy agency for the surrounding area.

Alyssa Simmons

Alyssa is our Office Administrator and Service Coordinator who joined our team in 2021. She plays a vital role in the day-to-day activities that better serve our customers. From setting appointments, meeting with customers regarding service or claim needs, applications, applying for extra help, and much more. Alyssa is here each day to assist you and your needs to the best of her capabilities.

She graduated from Stephens County High School in 2015 and went on to attend The University of West Georgia to further her education. In 2019 her insurance career began with State Farm. She loves going above and beyond for each customer and takes great pride in helping others.

Alyssa has been with her husband Mason for 6 years and they have 2 daughters. They love trips to the beach, being on the lake, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Kristen McFarlin

Kristen is a Licensed Agent who joined our agency in 2020 with her licenses in both Georgia and South Carolina. She looks forward to helping clients with their Life, Health, Medicare, Auto, Home, and Business insurance needs.  She is also our in-house agent for health insurance for under 65 clients as well as being able to help those needing assistance with making informed decisions on Medicare benefits.

Kristen is a 2001 Stephen’s County High School graduate and received her bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing with a minor in Retail Management from Georgia Southern University in 2005. Once she graduated from college, she began a career as a retail pharmacy Store Manager and Registered & Certified Pharmacy Technician. For over 14 years she worked in this field before making the change to licensed insurance agent.  The reason she chose insurance as a second career was her desire to help her community, friends and family with their health and other important insurance needs.

Kristen has been married to her husband Shayne for over 15 years, and together they have 3 beautiful children.  She enjoys helping her husband with his construction business when she can.  The McFarlin family attends Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Martin.  Their family enjoys hunting, fishing and being outdoors as much as possible. But with 3 little girls, they also enjoy all the girly fun they can find too.