Cypress Insurance Carpenter Agency Expands

January 13, 2021

Cypress Insurance Carpenter Agency begins the new year by expanding their team to add three additional members. Joining in January are Kevin Kirksey, Stephen Hauss, and Tyler Thomas.

Kevin Kirksey is the Vice President of Commercial Lines Insurance. Kirksey works with businesses to guide them towards the best coverage to fit their exposure. “After spending six years in the insurance industry, I’m looking forward to using my experiences to help build our agency,” says Kirksey. “The vision of Cypress was born out of seeing an opportunity to make an insurance experience different for the insured. We will be an agency that utilizes technology to make our clients’ experiences better and information more easily accessible.”

Stephen Hauss is the Vice President of Personal Lines Insurance. Hauss guides individuals in West Tennessee towards the best home, auto, life, and health insurance. “I’m excited to join the Cypress team. I believe in the vision that Tim [Carpenter] has for building the best insurance agency in Tennessee, right here in Jackson. Cypress Insurance will be a distinctive member of the Jackson community. We’ll support the city and the great work people are doing in West Tennessee,” says Hauss. In his spare time, you may find him golfing or spending time with his wife, Molly, and their son at the Farmers’ Market.

Tyler Thomas is an Account Manager working within Commercial Lines Insurance. He works closely with clients to maintain the excellent service that Cypress strives for. “I’m excited to join Cypress because it will allow me to work with excellent, driven people who all have the same goal in mind–guiding our clients towards a protected future,” says Thomas. Thomas is a Jackson native who enjoys spending his free time playing sports.

Agency owner, Tim Carpenter says “These three new team members will further strengthen our agency by serving our clients and community in a way that represents the Cypress mission.”

For more information about the Carpenter Agency, call 731-238-1888 to speak with a local agent, or visit online at

Cypress Insurance is an independent insurance agency that provides personal and commercial insurance to families and businesses. Cypress agents will help you find the right coverage for the best price--guaranteed. Cypress Insurance--Guiding you to a protected future.