At The Manning Agency, LLC, we give clients the power of choice through our partnerships with top-rated insurance carriers. We strive to provide a local, personalized customer service experience while giving back to the communities we call home.

We have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face, serving as a valuable source for your insurance needs.

As an independent insurance agency we offer a comprehensive suite of insurance solutions to protect you from the unexpected. We consistently maintain strong relationships with many well-known, reputable insurance companies, providing you with real insurance market options.

Our insurance advisors have years of experience in the insurance industry and are happy to serve as your agent and advocate from selecting coverage through filing a claim.

Our entire team has an active dedication for insurance and protecting what you value most in life. At The Manning Agency, LLC our goal is to always treat you as part of our family.

We don’t just sell insurance. We are available to work closely with you to strengthen your ability to make informed decisions regarding your levels of protection and your peace of mind towards the future. Because we’re independent, our priority is you – not the insurance company. We offer a wide variety of coverage options and price points through the insurance companies we represent. Our goal is to deliver the right blend of price, coverage and service.

We believe our clients’ desire financial security and their quality of life deserves the utmost dedication, knowledgable advice and personal attention while knowing that while sometimes the unexpected does occur it’s still important to plan for the predictable.

You are always invited 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, 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, and daughters, Mary Bentley and Alice Grace in Highlands, NC. James and Gene’s daughter, Graham Bratton, her husband Will, and daughters Harper Virginia and Caroline Hill, live 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.