Kris Sparks is the owner of Sparks Insurance Agency of Early and Cross Plains, Texas. He grew up in the Houston area until the age of 16 and then moved with his family to Lubbock and finished high school at Lubbock Christian. He graduated college in 2001 with a Ag Business degree from Tarleton State University. During his time at Tarleton, he met his beautiful wife, Nicole, from Priddy, TX. After graduating he took a position with Mills County State Bank at the Goldthwaite location and quickly headed up their insurance department. He began working in all of the branches of Mills County State bank and fell in love with the Early area. In the fall of 2008, Kris and Nicole purchased the agency from Mills County State Bank and started their newly owned business in Early at 414 Early Blvd. Kris has been in the business for 16 years and what he loves the most is building long lasting relationships with his customers. In fact, it isn’t unusual to find him out quail hunting with customers that have become great friends throughout these years.
“There is nothing better than great company and watching a fine-trained bird dog do what they love!”
Along with his passion for hunting and working dogs, you can also find Kris and Nicole running their 2 children around from activity to activity and volunteering at local events in Early, Brownwood, and Cross Plains.
“Your smile is your logo! Your personality is your business card! How you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.”
Jennifer Turner Whisenhunt moved back to her hometown, Cross Plains with her husband Criswell and children, Peyton and Easton. She joined Sparks Insurance Agency in June of 2016 and became a licensed agent in August of 2016. Jennifer knows being part of the community is important and volunteers her time.
Jennifer, Criswell and the kids love the outdoors. They all hunt and fish. Whisenhunt Show Pigs keeps the whole family busy, but hard work pays off to see the kids in the arena.
Candice Greenwood has lived in Zephyr, TX since birth and graduated from Zephyr High School in 2010. She worked in the banking industry for several years and loved meeting and helping the people in her community. After receiving her insurance license she joined the Sparks Insurance team. She enjoys learning and growing in the insurance industry. Candice is a people person and has never met a stranger. She is focused on her career but her greatest joy comes from her family, friends and being outdoors taking care of her animals.
Holly Pledger moved to Priddy, Texas from Denton in June 2010 although she loved the hustle and bustle of big city life and her job as attendance secretary at a very large Denton middle school family obligations called her to live closer to her mom and dad. She quickly settled into the slower small town pace. She went to work for Sparks Insurance, took classes and became a licensed insurance agent. She enjoys the insurance business and the diversity of the customers she serves. She loves animals and as an added bonus is allowed to bring her dog, Pearl, to work with her.