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We are your State Farm Agency for Knoxville and East Tennessee. Since I opened the Ryan Nichols State Farm Agency in 2001, our mission has been to help our customers manage the risk of every day life and keep the moving in the direction of their dreams. As a lifelong Knoxville resident and 3rd generation insurance professional, I am committed to the auto insurance, home and property insurance and life insurance protection for you. My team is comprised of dedicated individuals with over 100 years of combined experience. I make it a point to support as many locally owned small businesses as possible while also being a supporter of several local charities including the Fish Pantry, Love Kitchen, Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries, the Boys and Girls Club, the Emerald Youth Foundation, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Salvation Army, East Tennessee Children's Hospital and several youth athletic and arts programs. If you are relocating to our beautiful area or if you have been here since you were born, contact me for the protection only State Farm can provide.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Home, Property, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products Offered

Banking, Home Loans, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Mon-Thur 9:00am to 5:30pm

Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Open 24/7/365 at

7043 Maynardville Pike
Suite 16
Knoxville, TN 37918
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The mission of our team is to help our State Farm policyholders manage the risks of everyday life and be the first and best choice for your Knoxville insurance needs. We focus on Auto insurance, Home insurance, and Renters insurance throughout Tennessee, including: Knoxville, Farragut, Maryville, Alcoa, Sevierville, Oak Ridge, Clinton and Lenoir City.

We have a local staff here to help you. Four of our team members are graduates from the University of Tennessee. Our team members hail from all areas of Tennessee including Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis. They are constantly striving to be the greatest insurance team in the Knoxville and East Tennessee areas.

Navy Roach State Farm Agent Team Member

Navy Roach

Bank Representative

Navy is a life-long Knoxville/Fountain City native and 2004 University of Tennessee graduate. She joined the Ryan Nichols Team in 2003 and has served in many different roles. Navy has 3 children and is very active in our local community.
Aaliyah Matteson State Farm Agent Team Member

Aaliyah Matteson

Marketing Representative

Ali is a graduate of Clinton High School after her family relocated to East Tennessee. She is a veteran of the United State Air Force and spent time serving on bases in Texas and North Dakota. Ali joined the Ryan Nichols Team in 2021.

Available Positions

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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.