About Odom Insurance Solutions LLC

Odom Insurance Solutions LLC was started nearly a decade ago by Mona Portwood Odom in Frisco, Texas. The Tyler office, a recent acquisition in 2015, is part of a long term plan for Mona and Ted to return to Tyler. As Tyler natives, Mona and her husband of 45 years, Ted Odom, have always planned to return to Tyler. 

Daughter, Julie Odom Lindsey, and son-in-law, Chris Lindsey, are in charge of the daily operations of the Tyler office. Also in the Tyler office of Odom Insurance Solutions LLC, is Mona’s executive assisted Annette Portwood. Annette is Mona’s father’s wife.  Annette’s calm and resourceful nature is an asset to the office. Mona’s son in law, Chris Lindsey was raised in Tyler and his grandfather, Ed Lindsey, owned Lindsey and Newsom Insurance Adjusters. 

Mona’s uncle, Troy Portwood, ran a successful insurance agency in Tyler for many years serving the health insurance needs for most school districts in Smith County. 

As a woman owned and family operated business, we want to provide you with great service for your Health and Life Insurance Needs. Our family run business can offer the kind of personalized service that only a smaller agency can provide. We have built a reputation for finding the best rates and coverage terms for our clients. We are here to help answer your questions and provide the support you need. Because we’re an independent insurance agency, we’re able to give you an unbiased opinion about insurance plans that are right for you.


   

 

 

Mona Portwood Odom
Insurance Agency Owner

Cell: 469.525.2936     e-mail: mona@odom-insurance.com

Mona is a Tyler native. She was born and raised here and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. Mona is married to Ted Odom and they have two grown children James and Julie. Mona was a Sales Executive in the corporate environment for 30 years. She understands the importance of customer service and doing what is best for the customer. Currently Mona and Ted live in Frisco, Texas and that is where she started her insurance business almost a decade ago. The recent acquisition of an existing agency in Tyler was part of Mona and Ted’s long term plan to move back to their home town of Tyler to be closer to family. Mona and Ted’s daughter Julie and her husband Chris Lindsey, two granddaughters, their mother and many other relative live in Tyler and the surrounding areas. As a family business Mona, Ted, Julie and Chris want to provide great service for all existing clients and potential future clients. Mona is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).  She has been involved with seniors and senior wellbeing for over 20 years. For the past 10 years, she has been educating seniors about their rights and choices for Original Medicare, Medicare Supplement Plans and end of life planning. Mona offers assistance in choosing from all of the existing Medicare Part D Plans and all of the Major Insurance Company’s Medicare Supplements.  Her expertise can help you make sense of Medicare and Medicare Health Plans.


Chris Lindsey - Licensed Insurance Broker in Tyler Texas

Christopher E. Lindsey
Licensed Insurance Broker, COO

Cell: 903.574.5500      e-mail: chris@odom-insurance.com

Chris is a Tyler native. He was born and raised here and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. After high school Chris joined the United States Marine Corps. After being stationed abroad, Chris chose to go to The Savannah College of Art and Design to get his Bachelor’s Degree.  Chris is married to Julie Odom Lindsey and they have two daughters. They moved back to Tyler in 2002 to start their family and to be closer to both of their families. Chris worked in the Oil and Gas industry for over a decade as a Petroleum Landman. Chris loves spending time with his two daughters on the golf course and the collecting and restoration of antique golf clubs.

 


Julie Odom Lindsey

Julie Odom Lindsey
Licensed Insurance Broker

Office: 903.561.9511     e-mail: julie@odom-insurance.com

Julie is a Tyler native. She was born here and was raised in Dallas and outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Julie received her Bachelors of Science Degree with two Minors from Emerson College in Boston. For nearly two years Julie was a local news producer and reporter for KETK TV in Tyler. She is married to Christopher E. Lindsey and they have two daughters. After moving back to Tyler in 2002, Julie worked in Home Health for ten years. She worked closely with seniors and their families as a marketing manager and marketing representative. Julie has a passion for customer service; problem solving and helping customers wade through the process of choosing the right health plan for them and their families. Julie is a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Tyler and a member of The Women’s Symphony League of Tyler.


Ted Odom
Chief Technology Officer

Office: 214.407.7510     e-mail: ted@odom-insurance.com

Ted is a Tyler native. He was born in Linden, Texas and was raised in Tyler and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School.  Ted received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University Commerce. Ted is married to Mona Portwood Odom and they have two grown children James and Julie. Currently Ted and Mona live in Frisco, Texas where Mona began her Insurance Agency nearly a decade ago. Ted is a Senior Systems Engineer for Southwest Airlines and also serves as Chief Technology Officer for Odom Insurance Solutions LLC. The recent acquisition of an existing agency in Tyler was part of Ted and Mona’s long term plan to move back to their home town of Tyler and be closer to family. Ted and Mona’s daughter Julie and her husband Chris Lindsey, two granddaughters, their mothers and many other relative live in Tyler and the surrounding areas. Ted enjoys hunting with family and friends and spending time with his family.

 

As a family business Ted, Mona, Julie and Chris want to provide great service for all existing clients and potential future clients.