Phil studied at The University of Tennessee after a short time playing baseball and basketball at a small college in Kentucky. He married his high school sweetheart and spent the next several years raising a family of five children. He now has four grandchildren and is proud to have two of his sons following in the business as third generation insurance agents. Phil was part of the first class in Tennessee to acquire the professional designation as a Certified Insurance Counselor in 1979. He spent many years coaching youth sports. He spent eight years as a local elected official.
Neal Conrad Guthe
Neal studied jazz music and psychology at The University of Tennessee ultimately receiving his B.A. in psychology. He spent a lot of time around his family’s office as a child and always had an interest in working with his father. He received his insurance license in 2005 and along with Phil started Guthe Insurance. He got married in 2009 to Sara Snider.
Boone received his insurance license and began working at Guthe Insurance in 2008. Boone could best be described as a ‘people person’ who is an expert at Customer Service and enjoys building relationships with customers. In addition to working at Guthe Insurance he is attending The University of Tennessee and studying Studio Jazz and Drumming.