Our Team

Meet our team of experienced agents serving you

About Johnson Pohlmann Insurance


Our Mission

is to provide unbiased, quality, and affordable insurance products and service to Central Kentucky now and for generations to come.

Our Vision

is to serve as Central Kentucky’s most customer-focused, trusted, and comprehensive insurance network.

Johnson Pohlmann is an Independent Insurance Agency, representing over 25 insurance companies so we can find the one that is right for you. We have built our reputation in the insurance and risk management industry on the belief that it was possible to provide competitive insurance tailored to the needs of our clients. Our roots date back to 1938 and our values still remain today.

Our goal is to provide you with the best insurance coverage at the lowest possible price, while always striving to provide you with the highest level of customer service. Johnson Pohlmann has grown to be one of the top insurance agencies in Central Kentucky by employing experienced team members with the highest level of service you can expect.

It helps to find an agency that you know and can trust. Our staff has the knowledge and experience of our insurance products to provide maximum benefit and protection to our clients. We also pride ourselves in being involved in our community by serving as board members of the Boyle County Senior Center, Heart of Kentucky United Way, Home Builder’s Association of the Bluegrass, Rotary Club of Danville, and more.



Our Core Values








Our Team

John Funkhouser, CIC, CWCA

Commercial Risk Advisor
VP, Employee Benefits

John is the VP of Benefits at Johnson Pohlmann Insurance.  He as been a Team Member for 24 years.  John has been in the insurance industry for 34 years and has earned certifications as Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Workers Compensation Advisor.  John is a Past Chairman of Big I of Kentucky.  John grew up in Danville KY, attended Danville High School and the University of Kentucky.  When not at work, John enjoys playing golf, watching his daughter play golf, and being out on the lake.

Scott Burks, CIC, CWCA

VP, Commercial Lines

Scott was born in Louisville, KY but his family moved to Danville when he was very young. Scott calls Danville his home town. Scott has been a Team Member at Johnson Pohlmann Insurance for more than 20 years. Before that, Scott was in sales and insurance for 10 years at several companies located in south eastern states. Scott is Vice President of Commercial Lines Insurance. Scott attended Boyle County High School and the University of Kentucky. He holds insurance certifications as CIC and CWCA. When not at work Scott enjoys romantic dinners and long walks on the beach with his partner.

Stephanie Gentry

Agribusiness & Commercial
Account Manager


Steph has been a Team Member of Johnson Pohlmann Insurance for seven years and has been in insurance for 14 years. She is an Account Manager for commercial and agribusiness clients. Steph enjoys meeting new people and helping people understand the complex insurance world, making sure that business and farms are insured properly to protect their livelihood. Steph calls Harrodsburg her hometown. She attended Mercer County High School. When she is not at work, Steph enjoys spending time with her husband and three girls., reading, camping, and riding horses.


Jon Scalf, PLCS

Risk Advisor, Family Lines

Jon has been a brings 6 years of insurance experience to the Family Lines team.  He is Producer and Account Executive focusing on Business-Home, Auto, Life, and Long Term Care.  Jon has previously worked as a financial advisor.  Jon holds a degree in psychology from Georgetown College and grew up in Scott County.  Job holds a Personal Lines Coverage Specialist designation.  He is an avid golfer who lives in Danville, KY with his wife and son.

John Russell, CWCA

 Risk Advisor

John has been a Team Member of Johnson Pohlmann Insurance for 15 years.  He is Producer and Account Executive focusing on Business-Commercial and Agribusiness.  John has enjoyed building trust and relationships in the insurance industry for almost 20 years.  He calls Danville, KY his hometown.  John graduated from Boyle County High School and the Western Kentucky University.  John is a Certified Workers Compensation Advisor.  When not at work John enjoys being with his 2 kids, hunting and fishing, playing golf, and serving at church and in the community.  He is an avid sports fan who follows UK athletics.

Shelly Tillett

Family Lines Team Leader
Chief Awesomeness Officer

Shelly has been at Team Member of Johnson Pohlmann Insurance for six years and she has been in the insurance industry for over 12 years. Shelly manages the Family Lines insurance team and she is also the Claims Manager for all property and casualty claims. Shelly is proud to help customers insure their most important assets and being there for her clients every step of the way through any claim big or small. She enjoys the relationships she has made and continues to make. Shelly is from Stanford, Ky and attended Lincoln County High School. She loves to travel when not at work.

Pam Chapman

Family Lines
Account Manager

Pam has been in the insurance industry for four years. She has been a Team Member of Johnson Pohlmann Insurance for about three years. Pam’s primary role on the team is Family Lines Account Manager. She enjoys assisting people in finding the best coverage for their home, vehicles, and other personal belongings as well as managing their accounts as life changes and coverage needs arise. Pam was raised in Nicholasville, attended West Jessamine High School, and now lives in Boyle County. When not at work Pam likes to spend time with family, go shopping, and exercising.

Chasity Etherington

Family Lines
Account Manager

Chasity brings over 7 years of insurance knowledge and experience to the Family Lines Team at Johnson & Pohlmann Insurance. Chasity’s primary role on the team is Family Lines Account Manager. She likes to ensure she is providing the best coverage possible at the most affordable premium to all her clients. Chasity is known for her outstanding customer service to each individual customer. Chasity enjoys building long lasting relationships with all her clients. Chasity graduated from Russell County High School and went on to attend Lindsey Wilson College. When not at work Chasity enjoys spending time with her children Bralyn & Bradyen, going to the lake, football and being involved in her church and her community.