LaRue-Carey Insurance Group was officially established on January 1, 2016. The company was founded by the owners of LaRue Insurance, Inc. and Carey Insurance Group, LLC. After years of friendly competition, both owners decided that working together as partners would be beneficial to both our clients and our companies.
Alex began his career in 1974 working with his father, James D. LaRue Jr., as an accountant and part time insurance solicitor. He became a licensed agent in 1980 and purchased the agency in 1992 from his father. Shortly after that he created LaRue Classic Insurance to insure specialty vehicles such as muscle cars, street rods, racecars, car events, and more. He assists both new and existing customers with their commercial and personal insurance needs. Alex is an active member of the Hodgenville Rotary Club and the Goodtime Cruisers. He has served his community over the years as an active member of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce and various other community organizations. He is an Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Distinguished Alumni.
Alex and his wife, Iris, have three children, Aaron, Jack, and Alison. They are proud that Aaron and Jack both work in the family business. Alison is an elementary school teacher. Alex and Iris active in their community, love to travel, and enjoy their grandchildren.
A native to Bardstown, KY, started Carey Insurance Group in the fall of 2010. He specializes in Property and casualty insurance, focused on commercial, as well as Home and Auto Insurance. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys Cooking, watching the Kentucky Wildcats, and Spending time with his wife Anne and two kids, Patrick Jr. and Christian, and two dogs Rupp and Leroy.
Patrick is a graduate of Transylvania University from the class of 2007. He double majored in both German and Political Science.
Aaron LaRue began his insurance career in 2000 when he became the 3rd generation of the LaRue family to join the agency. In 2006, Aaron opened the first branch of LaRue Insurance in Bardstown. He currently works as a commercial and personal lines agent, assisting new and existing clients with their insurance needs. Active in the insurance industry, Aaron previously served as Chairman of the Kentucky Young Insurance Professionals and currently sits on the board of directors for the Independent Insurance Agents of KY.
Aaron and his wife Tanya have two children, Audrey & Clay. They reside in Bardstown where Aaron also serves on the St Thomas Parish Administrative Council. He also spends time coaching Little League Baseball, basketball, and as a Foster Heights Elementary Athletic Board member.
Jack LaRue joined his family as an insurance agent in 2004. He currently works as a commercial and personal lines agent, assisting new and existing clients with their insurance needs. He is also a member of the Kentucky Young Insurance Professionals and Independent Insurance Agents of KY.
Jack and his wife Judy, live in Hodgenville with their three sons, Tucker, Jameson and Tom. He currently is the Middle School Wrestling and Freshman Baseball coach at LaRue County Middle and High Schools.
I live in Hodgenville with my husband of 37 years, Gary DeWitt and we have one daughter, Emily DeWitt who resides in Lexington, KY. I began my career with LaRue & Sons in August of 1980, which was operated by James LaRue, Jr. and Alex LaRue. I worked as a data processor on one of the first computers of the age and bookkeeping. In 1991, I became a licensed insurance agent and have been with LaRue Insurance in several roles through my current role as office manager.
I am a member of Ovesen Heights Baptist Church, where I have served as Treasurer, Sunday School teacher, Foreign Missions Board member, insurance committee co-chair and member of the GGW. I have also served in our community as Treasurer of the Hodgenville Woman's Club, member of the Chamber of Commerce Leadership LaRue program, member of the LaRue County Middle School site based council, Treasurer of LaRue County High School Volleyball Boosters, Treasurer of LaRue County Project Graduation and Treasurer of the LaRue County Public Library.
In my leisure time I enjoy our three pets, Chevy, Birdie and Mattie, reading, nature walks, cross stitching and traveling.
Jenna began her insurance career in 2013 with LaRue Insurance. She has had the opportunity to service many clients in surrounding areas. Jenna has experience in personal and commercial insurance. She specializes in managing personal accounts and providing knowledgeable advise to her clients. Jenna has constantly shown the ability to satisfy her clients with the highest level of service possible.
Jenna is a lifetime resident of Nelson County. She and her husband Josh have two children, Landen and Laken. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, spending time with family at the lake and cheering on her children at their sporting events.
I am originally from Louisville, Kentucky. I went to Transylvania University where I obtained my Bachelors in Psychology and Spanish and met my husband, Patrick. I then went to University of Kentucky where I obtained my Masters in Social Work with a Specialization in Mental Health. I have my License in Health Insurance and look forward to working with you.
Agent-Office Manager, Bardstown
A native to Nelson County, Doris joined the Carey Insurance family in 2012, bringing 20 years of experience working with the insurance industry. Working as an agent and office manager, Doris provides the quick response that Carey Insurance clients have come to expect. Building relationships and providing outstanding client service are what matters most to Doris.
When not involved in her career, she enjoys time with her husband, Glen. They have two adult children, JD, Shauna and a granddaughter, Ava.
A native of Lebanon, KY, Bob Horton joined the LaRue-Carey Insurance family in 2017. With over 10 years of insurance experience as an agent, Bob specializes in personal lines property and casualty insurance and enjoys finding the perfect coverage at the best possible rate for his clients. In his spare time, Bob enjoys playing golf and spending quality time with his wife Melissa and his two sons, Ethan and Owen.