Meet the Team

Shelly Christian

Shelly Christian

Senior Partner

Shelly is a native of Putnam County and has been assisting clients with their
insurance needs for the past 15 years. She believes that explaining insurance is more important than just selling a product.
Shelly founded Live Oak Insurance & Financial with the goal to provide quality customer service and competitive
products. She and her husband, Scott, have four children, are both proud TTU graduates and are blessed, every day, to call the Upper Cumberland their home.

Jason Sebastian

Jason Sebastian

Insurance Professional/Partner

Jason is a partner at Live Oak Insurance, where he works with business owners and families to find the best insurance coverage for the best price. Jason has 15 years expereince as an insurance advisor and has
earned many awards and accolades for helping people protect what matters most. He strives each day to help his clients move forward through life with confidence that what matters most is protected. Outside
of work Jason spends his time with his 3
children. They love lake days, camping, and
sitting by a nice fire roasting marshmallows.

Jaya Harwell

Jaya Harwell

Insurance Professional

Jaya is an experienced insurance professional with a decade of expertise in the industry. She has a passion for working with people and helping them with their insurance and financial needs. “Jaya is the perfect addition for our agency. She is committed to clients and very knowledgeable about the insurance industry,” stated Shelly Christian, Principal.

John Ledford

John Ledford

Insurance Professional

John is a Cookeville Native, whom you may recognize from many years from teaching and coaching in the Upper Cumberland. He is married to Alli Ledford and they have a son also named John. He looks forward to helping you with your insurance needs.

Bobby Sebastian

Bobby Sebastian

Insurance Professional

Bobby has been helping people with life and health needs since 1987. Bobby says that as he got closer to Medicare age and started researching options, he decided that he could help others understand their own choices.

Robert Burchfield

Robert Burchfield

Support Manager

Robert previously worked at TTU Athletics Dept. but was looking for a different way to help individuals in our community. Robert works everyday to find ways he can help our customers and our agents.