Our Team

Meet your local insurance experts.

Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind Pete Barry Insurance.


Pete Barry, Owner

Pete is the owner of this agency with over 36 years of experience. He attended school at Hendrix College, University of St. Andrews, and the University of Dundee. He is qualified on all insurance products. As a Chartered Life Underwriter and Charter Financial Consultant, he concentrates on financial planning.


Christy Rios, Agency Manager – Jacksonville

Christy is an agent at our Sherwood Office, and she has been with our agency since June 2008. She is licensed in Personal Lines insurance. Christy gained her Associates Degree in Art from ASU Beebe in 2011. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing and gardening. She is very fond of animals and enjoys bringing our mascot dog Daisy with her to the office! Call her for any personal lines needs you may have!


Marla Coomes, Agency Manager

Marla is the Agency Manager in our Cabot office. She is licensed in property and casualty. She has been with our agency since 2010. Marla grew up and attended school in central Arkansas. She is married and is the mother of two beautiful children.

Marla is committed to providing the type of customer service that’s deserved and expected, as well as making sure you get the right level of coverage that meets your insurance needs. Please don’t hesitate to call or stop by her office with any questions you may have.


Brandi Bartlett, Managing Director

Brandi has been with our agency since 2005. Being a military spouse, her and her family were afforded to live in Spain 2015-2018. She was born and raised in Central Arkansas and has 2 beautiful children. Brandi is licensed in property and casualty as well as life and health insurance. Please call our Sherwood office to speak with her regarding all your insurance needs.


April Roach, Office Manager

April is the newest agent in our Sherwood office. She grew up in Mississippi, and is happily married and mother to 3 beautiful girls. April is licensed in property and casualty. She is looking forward to providing the best customer service and making sure you get the right coverage for all your insurance needs.


Mason Harmon, Agent

Mason has worked in our agency since 2017. She was licensed in 2019 for Property
and Casualty insurance. Mason was born and raised in Central Arkansas. She is
currently a Senior at the University of Arkansas working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design. While she is only here in the summer and holiday months, Mason is
committed to helping you with all of your insurance needs!


Daisy, Our Official Mascot

Daisy is the official mascot for Pete Barry Insurance. She is a Chihuahua/Beagle mix. Her owner is Christy Barry. Daisy gets along well with our customers and is very gentle with children. She loves belly rubs and playing fetch with her toys. She also likes to take short, frequent naps during the day at the office. Daisy loves the employees like her own family and us her!


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