Adventurer. Josiah's daddy. Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
John is the agency owner and licensed agent. After teaching special education for several years in central Florida, John joined his dad in the family business in 1999. Around town, you might see John running, riding his mountain bike or hauling kayaks. John is active with Rotary Club of Lake City, Chamber of Commerce, Ichetucknee Partnership and Christian Heritage Church.
Disney fanatic. Mother of four daughters. Grandmother of 4. Licensed Personal Lines Insurance Agent.
Melissa is a Personal Lines Agent specializing in auto, home, boat, RV and motorcycle insurance. When Melissa is not at the office, she spends her time with her husband Greg and their team of mules (Dolly and Molly) on the family farm.
Dog Lover. Shop-a-holic. Licensed Personal Lines Insurance Agent. Susie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves fishing and being on the water with her husband, Tim. Susie is a native Floridian, born and raised in Tampa. Though she hails from central Florida, she has lived in Lake City for more than 15 years. Life is not boring at the Shedron home with three dogs in the house. Susie cares for two Schnauzers (Ziggy and Zoey) and a yellow Lab (Sadie). Feel free to tell Susie about your pets on your next visit to the office.
Lover of rivers & springs. Mother. Licensed General Lines Insurance Agent. Toni is a life long resident of Columbia County. She enjoys spending time with her husband Gary, their daughter Cheryl Lynn, as well as her family and friends. On the weekends, Toni and her family enjoy cookouts, floating down Ichetucknee and visiting the numerous fresh water springs in our area. When you visit our office, feel free to tell Toni which of our springs is your favorite.
Cattle rancher (kind of). Mother of two sons. Licensed General Lines Insurance Agent.
There are few things Priscilla can't do. Since The Wheeler Agency opened in 1969, she has been secretary, bookkeeper, human resources manager, computer specialist, and licensed agent. Partially retired, she spends her mornings tending to her small herd of beef cattle. Frequently, she serves as Ed's #1 fishing buddy as they pursue redfish and trout on the Gulf coast.
Redfish hunter. John and Mark’s dad. Deceased.
Our founder, Ed Wheeler, died April 23, 2019. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Risk Management & Insurance from the FSU College of Business in 1967, Ed worked with Travelers Insurance Company as a property/casualty underwriter, covering most of North Florida. His dream, though was to become an independent insurance agent. The year was 1969, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, and Ed Wheeler opened his insurance agency. Ed provided insurance services to families and businesses in North Florida for almost fifty years. To him, his clients were part of his family. When they suffered, he suffered. When they celebrated, he celebrated.
Agent in Training. Josiah is a Star Wars aficionado who spends free time creating costumes and miniature movie sets. He is active with Pack 85 Cub Scouts and his karate dojo. You might see him around town helping his dad measure and inspect commercial buildings.