Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Brad Lawton

Brad Lawton

Brad has lived in the central PA region most of his life. Originally from Millville PA, he graduated from Shippensburg University and started working for a national insurance company in field claims. Brad, his wife Barb and their six week old daughter Brooke moved to Lewisburg in April of 1990 after purchasing the former Rader Insurance Agency. The Lawton Insurance Agency has grown from a two person one location agency, to a eleven person two location agency with two offices in Lewisburg and Mifflinburg.

Brad is very active in the community and The Central Chamber of Commerce where he currently sits on the board of directors. Brad and his wife still reside in Lewisburg as do their four children Brooke, Erik, Brittni, and Megan.

Current Affiliations:

  • Certified Insurance Counselor
  • Director of Green Dragon Foundation
  • Director of Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce
  • Director of Union County Hospital Authority
  • Free and Accepted Mason Charity Lodge #144

Awards:

  • Branch Elite Award in 2012
  • Life Elite Award in 2002
  • Quality Agent Award in 2000
  • Founders Award Recipient 1993-2014
  • Branch Auto Award in 1998

Councils:

  • Technology Taskforce 1/09-12/12
  • Agents Advisory Council 1/07-12/09
  • Agents Advisory Council 1/93-12/95
Viki Funk

Viki Funk

Viki’s insurance career started with the Lawton Insurance Agency in 1993, at which point it was just Brad Lawton and her in the Agency. She is licensed in both Property & Casualty and Life, and is very knowledgeable with the insurance industry and all aspects of running the Agency. In August, 2014 Viki moved to the Pittsburgh area and worked for an Erie Agency. She rejoined the Lawton Agency again in May, 2016.

Viki resides in West Milton, PA with her boyfriend, Dave and her dog, Neutron. She is involved in her church and loves to sing.

Current Affiliations:

  • Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives
  • The first Recipient of Erie’s Customer Service Agent of the Year award in 2013
Jeff Benner

Jeff Benner

Jeff started his insurance career in January of 1997 with his father in law Alan Hoffman. He joined the Lawton Insurance Agency August of 2011. Jeff obtained his producers license for Property and Causalty and Life in 1997. Jeff specializes in home, auto, and life insurance. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of the insurance business and is dedicated to customer service.

When he is not servicing our clients he is in the woods or on the creek. He enjoys hunting, fishing, kayaking and is an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan. When you stop by the office the door is always open, even if it’s just to talk about how well the Steeler’s played last week or his latest wildlife or fishing adventure.

Trish Wert

Trish Wert

Trish started working at The Lawton Agency in 2000 as a customer service representive. In April of 2004 she obtained her producers license for Property and Causalty. She then left the agency to work for another local Insurance Agent. In 2007 she returned to the Lawton Insurance Agency and is now our commercial lines specialist.

Trish is a graduate of the Lewisburg Area High School and currently resides in Mifflinburg with her husband, Eric and two children, Shiloh and Mackenzie. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and riding motorcycle with her husband.

Brandy Savidge

Brandy Savidge

Brandy started with the Lawton Insurance Agency in 2004 as a Customer Service Representative. In 2010 she secured her Property & Casualty Producer License to become an agent. In 2012 she obtained her Life Insurance License. Brandy specializes in Auto, Home, and Life Insurance.

Brandy resides in Milton with her husband Dustin, and her two children Kaylie and Logan. Outside of work Brandy is very involved in her children’s activities.

Joy Kifolo

Joy Kifolo

Joy’s career in the insurance industry started in 1976 with Yoder Insurance Inc. after graduating from Lewisburg School District. She obtained her Property & Casualty Producer license in 1983. In 2001 Joy started working for another local Insurance Agency in Mifflinburg. In 2011 she came to the Lawton Insurance Agency as a customer service agent. Joy is very experienced in all aspects of personal lines insurance. In 2014 Joy completed and received her designation with the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives.

When Joy is not helping our clients with their insurance needs, she is spoiling her grandchildren. She and her husband, Mike, enjoy their hobby of making wine into jelly. Please feel free to stop by our office and find out just what that is.

Dan Voneida

Dan Voneida

Dan started his career in insurance in 1974. He joined the Lawton Agency in 1993 as a Sales Producer, where he and Brad have been the Lawton Agency’s Sales team for 21 years and counting. Dan is a seasoned veteran in all aspects of the insurance business.

Dan is a long time resident of the Lewisburg community and a season ticket holder for Penn State Football and Wrestling programs. When Dan is not spending time with his clients he is spoiling his grandchildren, hunting or fishing.

Dan is in and out of the office all day but if you need to find him stop by a Penn State home game and you’re sure to see him there

Raschelle Irvin

Raschelle Irvin

Raschelle started at the Lawton Insurance Agency, in July of 2014. She obtained her producers license for Property and Causalty in May of 2011, while working for State Farm. Raschelle is experienced in all aspects of personal lines insurance.

Raschelle graduated from Milton Area High School and resides in Mifflinburg with her husband, Bill and three children Katlyn, Samantha and Maison. Raschelle was born in Pennsylvania but spent most of her life in Henderson NV. When she is not in the office she enjoys time with her family.

Kelly Weller

Kelly Weller

Kelly has worked for the Lawton Agency since 2007 and has been a licensed Property and Casualty agent since 2003. Kelly obtained her Life Producer License in April of 2012. In April of 2014, Kelly received the Certified Insurance Service Representative Designation. Kelly is experienced in all lines of insurance.

Kelly is a graduate of the Mifflinburg Area High School and still resides in Mifflinburg with her husband and two children. When Kelly isn’t working she enjoys running and coaching her daughter’s soccer team.

Brenda Vonada

Brenda Vonada

Brenda started her career at the Lawton Insurance Agency in February of 1996. She obtained her producers license for Property and Causalty in 1996. She then obtained her life license in April of 1998. She has furthered her education by obtaining the Society of Certified Insurance Services Representatives in 2009. Brenda is experienced in all lines of insurance. Brenda is also a certified Notary Public.

Brenda was a graduate of the Mifflinburg Area High School and now resides in New Berlin with her husband Sam. When she is not in the office she is volunteering in her community or quilting.

Current Affiliates:

  • Herr Library
  • New Berlin Fire Company
  • Society of Certified Insurance Services Representatives
Jen Lowery

Jen Lowery

Jen began working at the Lawton Agency in 2016 as a Customer Service Representative.She spent all of her life living in New Jersey until she enlisted in the Navy and spent four years stationed in Virginia where she met her husband, Philip.She moved to Central PA for Philip’s job and they now reside in West Milton with their dog, Patrick. Jen is currently working on her master’s degree in psychology and enjoys spending time with her family back home whenever she can.