Maria is originally from West Virginia and became a resident of the Sunshine State in 1984. Her 29 year insurance career has been focused on Personal Lines Insurance. Parker joined the LassiterWare organization in February 2016 as the Personal Lines Sales Manager after previously managing several large independent agencies including owning an Allstate agency for 10 years. She also served as a licensing instructor to growing agents at Central Florida Community College in Ocala and Andy Beverly Florida Insurance School in Tampa.
Maria holds a 2-15 and 2-18 Health & Life (Including Annuities & Variable Contracts) Agent License as well as a 2-20 General Lines license. Maria’s expertise has allowed her to work closely with our Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits Divisions in providing personal consulting to commercial clients as well.
Maria is very active and involved in the community including a lifetime member of VFW Post 4337 and a 15 year member of Inverness Eagle Club. She is currently an active member of the Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and is also a former Ambassador for the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce.
On sunny days, you can find Maria riding her baby blue Harley known as Sparkle.