Meet Our Team

Kelly Morgan

Group Accounts – HR Support

Kelly Morgan joined Tanya Boyd & Associates in 2015 and brought with her a “can-do” work ethic. She offers a wealth of knowledge in the area Human Resources, Accounting, and Business Management.  She holds a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting and is a licensed insurance professional as well.

Kelly works with our groups throughout the entire enrollment process. Everything from initial setup, to open enrollment support and finalization processes. But it doesn’t stop there. Kelly continues to provide support year-round and routinely under the banner of Boyd Business Solutions of which she was instrumental in launching. Boyd Business Solutions provides HR, payroll and administrative guidance for small business owners. Through her oversight and business development skills, she has been able to build out service offerings and more. Kelly works hard to educate and support our business owners on topics ranging from pre-taxing payroll, to group health plan documentation in compliance with ERISA.

Kelly is well traveled and enjoys spending her free time with family, which includes her son, Aden and dedicated husband Kyle.

Denise Hawkins

Group Account Management

With more than 20 years in the Health and Welfare industry, Denise has extensive knowledge of insurance administration, client service and industry practices. Prior to joining Tanya Boyd and Associates, LLC, Denise worked as an Account Executive in both the carrier and brokerage sides of the industry.

Denise specializes in the design and implementation of Health and Welfare programs for small, mid-sized and large employer groups. Her background includes experience with all phases of benefit implementation and administration, including COBRA, claims and HRA administration Her experience ensures confident, knowledgeable and professional service to our clients.

 

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Rena Harshbarger

Group Account Manager

Before joining Tanya Boyd & Associates, Rena worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years. She was promoted to a Small Group Senior Account Manager position at BlueCross BlueShield of Texas where she also had experience in their Individual Department.

Rena is a true heartful person who cares about each and every person she comes in contact with! While she was born in Germany, her heart is Texan.  She LOVES the Dallas Cowboys and is the most faithful fan ever!  She enjoys laying out by her pool and swimming, along with enjoying being out at her lake house with her husband and dog Jack. She’s an awesome “Omie” (German for Grandma) to her grandkids, Ethan and Savanna. Every person she meets becomes her longtime friend. She is all about building relationships. Her spunky personality makes her a good fit for our team.

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Tammy Ross

Individual Lines Account Manager

Tammy Ross has worked in the healthcare insurance industry for over 25 years, as well as having experience in fast-paced hospital and doctor’s office environments. She is driven and compassionate and loves helping people. Prior to joining our team, she was a Senior Account Manager and worked over 23 years with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas. Activities and honors include leadership development programs, continued educational programs, Account Manager of the Month, and BCBSTX Blue Elite Award for meeting and exceeding goals as a Senior Account Manager.

Tammy focuses on maintaining her strengths when it comes to accountability, being reliable, dependable and responsible with a strong focus on working with individuals and families with their health and wellness needs. She’s proven to be a self-motivated and caring individual who is passionate in building client relationships. She prides herself on finding the good in people with a desire for promoting a fun, caring and positive atmosphere.

Tammy is very excited to be a part of the Tanya Boyd & Associates team in working with and making our clients our number one priority. Leaving them with a feeling of peace of mind when it comes to their healthcare needs and knowing we are not just about health insurance but also about building relationships. While assisting clients with their healthcare needs is her primary job function by day, Tammy also enjoys spending time with her family and fur babies.

Chris Renfro

Senior Market

Chris Renfro provides additional support for our Senior market. Our clients have great trust in his ability to navigate what at times can be a confusing and daunting topic. We too place great trust in his skills and are happy to have him as part of our team.

Candi Evans

Insurance Professional

Candi Evans is originally from Louisiana and moved to Texas in 1998. Candi and her fiancé, Travis, have a daughter, Natalie, and two sons, Aiden and Jaxon. Away from the office, Candi enjoys attending sporting events, baking, traveling, spending time with her family and a good ole crawfish boil. 

She attended the Court Reporting Institute of Dallas until 2012 when she joined the insurance industry. She has worked in the industry for over seven years and works in the life and health department. Prior to joining the team, she was an Account Manager with another agency in the DFW area. She also joins our team with over five years of experience in the human resources arena.

She is a very compassionate individual who is driven and takes pride in servicing our clients. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.

Amanda Shepherd

Insurance Professional

Amanda has called Texas home for the past 11 years as she is originally from Upstate New York. She relocated down south for a career in the sports industry and eventually landed herself in the wonderful world of insurance. Amanda has had several years of experience in servicing small and large employer groups specializing in eligibility and plan administration. While she has been focusing on raising her 2 beautiful babies, she is excited to get back into helping Tanya Boyd & Associates clients with their servicing needs. Her willingness to lend a hand where it’s needed makes her a great asset to our team.

Amanda lives in McKinney with her husband Trent and their three children, Jaxson, Hayes and Kennedy. Friends and family are most important to her. If she’s not spending time with them, you can find her shopping or watching the latest episode of Dateline.

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Megan Swindell

Online Enrollment Systems

Megan Swindell has been a part of the Tanya Boyd & Associates team since April 2016 and manages our online enrollment system for group clients and employees. Her attention to detail, paired with a personal touch is hard to beat. A proud Texan, Megan grew up in Mesquite and currently resides in Garland with her husband, daughter, two dogs and cat. They all keep her very busy!  In her free time, Megan enjoys brunch, reading, musicals, cheeseburgers, yoga and conspiracy theories. She is looking forward to continuing to learn and train clients on how online technology can benefit them and make enrolling in coverage understandable and easy!

Olivia Boyd

Intern

Meet our intern, Olivia Boyd. Olivia is currently majoring in business marketing at Stephen F. Austin’s Nelson Rusche College of Business. Her drive and motivation for perfection and success has resulted in her graduating with honors, being a team leader, making the Dean’s list, and the ability to enter college with 24 hours already under her belt. In her free time (when she isn’t being a good student, studying and doing homework 24/7) she is saving lives one bandaid at a time with her CPR and lifeguard certification. She loves cats and coffee, so if you ever visit Tanya Boyd & Associates I’m sure you’ll see both on her desk.

Kelly Netherton

Senior Market – Individual Accounts

Kelly Netherton brings strength to our team by focusing her passion on one of the industry’s most complex markets – Medicare. She is passionate about helping seniors navigate their options once they obtain Medicare age. Kelly is certified to sell Medicare Advantage plans and has completed the requisite ethics training so crucial to this market segment. Kelly also assists us in the Individual Market. We appreciate her attention to detail and the level of service she affords our client base. 

Gwen King

Nevada/Utah

Gwen King is our proud representative in both Nevada and Utah.  Her passion to help people is magnetic, and we are thrilled to have her represent us in other parts of the world.