Meet Our Team
With 20 years of industry experience, Owner Tracy Hester earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston. Tracy provides clients in Lake Jackson and the greater Houston area with exceptional service and the financial and insurance solutions they need to protect their assets.
Away from the agency, he enjoys spending time with his two daughters.
With eight years of experience and a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University – Commerce, Commercial Insurance Specialist Pinkey Hartline has spent the entirety of his insurance career at The Hester Group. His responsibilities include providing clients with financial services, as well as matching local businesses with insurance. However, with a background in personal lines, Pinkey has the knowledge to service a variety of client needs.
Away from the office, Pinkey enjoys golfing and he and his wife are expecting a baby girl.
Dedicated to servicing policies throughout their lifecycles, Agent Dave Mayberry works with both personal and commercial clients. With 10 years of experience, he works tirelessly to customize insurance to fit the needs and exposures of each client.
A lifelong resident of the Brazosport area, Dave is a member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church and he enjoys working with local charities. He and wife Kay have been married for more than 30 years, and he enjoys spending time with family and friends, trips to the beach, the occasional golf game, and watching sports and movies.
From home and auto to business and farm insurance, Sales Agent Vanessa McRae can match a variety of clients with protection. With four years of insurance experience, she has spent the last three years of her career at The Hester Group.
Outside of work, she is a proud mother of two military children. She keeps busy by spending time with her husband’s sons and enjoys watching them play football, basketball, and baseball.
Whether requesting a quote or filing a claim, Associate Agent Jennifer Bodine is committed to ensuring her customers have an exceptional experience with The Hester Group. With nine years of experience, she enjoys building lasting relationships with her clients and she specializes in property and casualty insurance.
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and fur babies.
In addition to her duties as an Associate Agent, Priscilla Huvar also serves as the agency’s Office Manager. Prior to joining The Hester Group four years ago, she spent 18 years in the accounting industry.
Priscilla holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. Away from the agency she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her two daughters.
With 18 years of insurance experience, Assistant Paula Hunter is a newer addition to the agency, joining the team one year ago. In her role, she assists Pinkey with day-to-day operations, while also matching personal and commercial clients with the proper coverages.
In her free time, Paula enjoys the beach, outdoor activities, and spending time with her dog.