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 Barry, 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 Peronal 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!


Bailey Allen, Office Manager

Bailey Is the Office Manager in our Sherwood Location. She has been a part of our team since August 2015 and became a licensed sales agent in early 2016. She specializes in personal and commercial lines including 8+ years of customer service. She’s happily married and the mother of two wonderful children. She is excited about advacing her career and has hopes of obtaining her Life and Health License. Stop by our Sherwood Office and she will happily take care of all your Insurance needs!


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 a 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, Agency Manager

Brandi is the Agency Manager in our Jacksonville office. She started with our agency in 2005, but being a military spouse she was afforded the opportunity to live in Spain 2015-2018 and is now back with us. She was born and raised in central Arkansas and has two beautiful children. Brandi is licensed in property and casualty as well as life and health insurance. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call or visit her in our Jacksonville location.


Daisy, Our Official Mascot

Daisy is the official mascot for Pete Barry Insurance. She is a 1 year old 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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