About Us


Brookshire Insurance Agency has been in business in Central Texas for over 40 years. As an independent insurance agency, we can custom fit your specific needs with a wide range of insurance carriers. Whether it’s home, auto, life, commercial, bonds, or farm & ranch insurance, we’ve got you covered!

We’re a full-service independent insurance agency, serving the residents of Central Texas. We offer you a broad selection of insurance products, delivered with personalized service at a competitive price. Call us or fill out one of our secure online forms for a free proposal for your home, business or auto

“Quality Service is Our Policy”

Contact our full staff anytime!

R. Brent Kriegel, Agent


Brent graduated from Houston Baptist University in 1984 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Christianity. He began his insurance career in 1985 with Ralph Brookshire, Jr. and in 1996 purchased the insurance agency. His specialty is building strong working relationships with his customers and making sure all of their insurance needs are met.

Melissa Kriegel


Melissa started her insurance career part-time for her dad and grandfather. In 1985 she became a full-time employee of the agency and has played an active role in all areas of the business. In her free time, she enjoys tennis, cooking, and flower making.

Tim Kriegel


Tim grew up in Round Rock TX and is a Round Rock High Alum, he went on to excel in baseball at Hardin Simmons University, where he attained his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Minor in Exercise Science. He met his wife at Kamp Kanakuk in Branson Missouri and got married to Ashley on Septemeber 24 2011. He is a 3rd generation insurance agent following in the footsteps of his grandfather Ralph Brookshire and Dad Brent Kriegel. Ashley and Tim have a 18 month old daughter, Millie Ruth Kriegel. He attained his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in the winter of 2014. He enjoys finding solutions to insurance issues/problems and enjoys the satisfaction of helping others through this foreign language called “Insurance”.

Misty Marak


Misty was born in Taylor, TX and has lived in the Taylor area for 33 years. She is a graduate of Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance. She is ACSR certified and has vast knowledge in the ever-changing industry of insurance. She enjoys making sure clients are adequately protected; in her free time she likes the outdoors and reading.

Sandra Kruse


Sandra has lived in Taylor, TX basically her whole life! She loves Taylor, and has worked at Brookshire Insurance for the past 10 years. Sandra brings 19 years of experience to Brookshire. The main aspect she loves about the insurance business is that the industry helps people recover after a loss/accident. Sandra is married and has three sons and three grandchildren; in her free time she enjoys the outdoors and ministry outreach.

Brookshire Insurance Agency is a member of the Independent Insurance Network.

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