Shannon Kent

Shannon Kent

Personal Lines Risk Advisor


Ms. Kent joined James A. Connors Associates, Inc. in 2016 as a personal lines account executive with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry including both the agency and company sides of the business. These broad experiences and knowledge base provides Ms. Kent with a thorough understanding of the insurance industry.

Recent experience includes being part of a team as account manager at Weichert Insurance Agency in Morris Plains, New Jersey. Specific responsibilities included annual policy reviews and remarketing coverages as required and dictated by clients’ changing needs.

Additional experience was acquired at US Insurance Agency in Newton, New Jersey as account manager responsible for servicing personal lines accounts.

Ms. Kent gained valuable underwriting-side business experience with NJM Insurance Group in Parsippany, New Jersey (NJ Manufacturers) as a personal lines customer service representative processing change requests, quoting personal lines insurance needs and maintaining existing accounts.

Ms. Kent’s career began while still in high school via a co-op program at Country Insurance Associates, Inc. in Sussex, New Jersey which later merged into Country/Hale Insurance. After a thorough training program, Ms. Kent progressed to acquire a property and casualty insurance license and served as a personal lines and commercial lines customer service representative as well as gained sales experience.

During this period, Ms. Kent also attended Sussex County Community College in Newton, New Jersey receiving an associate’s degree in liberal arts and acquired additional coursework at William Patterson University of New Jersey in Wayne.

A resident of Matamoras, Pennsylvania, Ms. Kent enjoys spending time with her two children.