The Manning Agency, LLC

Since our beginnings in 1978, The Manning Agency, LLC has become a leader in providing quality protection for thousands of individuals & families throughout our region. Our basic belief in providing only the best in coverage and personal service is just one of the many reasons why today, more than ever, people are moving up to the difference of quality insurance protection The Manning Agency, LLC can uniquely provide.

By offering world class protection means that you’re covered today as well as in the future with an agency whose dedication to service is strictly paramount. To do this we evaluate your specific needs, find the company that will give you the best value for your dollar, while supplying an unyielding standard of protection. The companies we represent offer superior products and excellent customer service, in addition to outstanding reputations for fast, fair claims service.

We invite you to Contact Us concerning your specific insurance needs.

Our Professional


Our focus is to help you make an informed decision about the coverage and policy options you have, and to be confident in your level of protection and pleased with the process.

James P. Manning


(615) 383-6700
Nashville native, proud grandfather of Mary Bentley Manning and Alice Grace Manning, and Independent Insurance Agent!
After serving in the U.S. Navy, James started in the Insurance world as an underwriter with Safeco Insurance. In 1980 he decided he wanted to open his own insurance agency. Since that time, James has worked to make sure each customer has a personalized insurance experience. James does have a life outside of insurance. He and his wife, The Rev. Gene Manning, enjoy spending time with the family which includes James Manning, Jr. in Washington, DC and son, The Rev. W. Bentley Manning, his wife, Leslie and daughters, Mary Bentley and Alice Grace in Highlands, NC. James and Gene’s daughter, Graham Bratton, her husband Will and daughter Harper Virginia, lives close by in Nashville.

Martine L. Sanders


(615) 383-6700
Proud Nashvillian, amateur jewelry maker, and Independent Insurance Agent!
Martine is a graduate of Murray State University and has lived throughout the Southeast.  A Kentucky native, Martine came to us with a background in Sales and Training and uses her training skills every day to help our customers understand the importance of insurance.  She is active in several local organizations and enjoys working with Room in the Inn and the Nashville Diaper Connection throughout the year.  Martine was the 2016 President of Insurors of Nashville.  In her free time, Martine loves to visit local coffee shops in Nashville and explore all that Nashville has to offer.