Starkville Office

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1113 Stark Rd. • 662.323.3332

William Hilbun

William Hilbun

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Owen King

Owen King

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Tori Newlin

Tori Newlin

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William Hilbun

William is a life-long resident of Starkville. He graduated from Starkville Academy and attended Mississippi State University before leaving to pursue his dream of a career in the outdoor industry by opening Silver Ridge Lodge. William started his career in insurance with Mississippi Farm Bureau in 2005. He joined the GCM staff as a producer in the Starkville office in July of 2007. In August of 2008, he has promoted to Agency Manager of our Starkville location. William became a partner in 2009. He currently serves as an advisory board member for Cadence Bank N.A. and BIPEC of Mississippi and is a Managing Member of Hilbun Minerals, LLC. He is married to Kathleen Caldwell Hilbun, and they have two children, Walker and Mary Brown. During his spare time he enjoys introducing children to the outdoors, timber management and hunting with his family.

Owen King

Owen is a Kosciusko native who graduated from Mississippi State University with a BBA in Risk Management, Insurance and Financial Planning and also a Masters of Business Administration.  He began his insurance career handling Workers’ Compensation Claims for AmFed Insurance in Ridgeland, MS, in 2005.  While there, he advanced to Senior Claims Specialist, handling Catastrophic Workers’ Compensation Construction Claims for BCAM.  He moved to the sales side in 2009 for an insurance agency in Ridgeland.  In 2011, he began working for Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance in Starkville, in his current capacity as a producer licensed in commercial, personal lines, life and health insurance.  He resides in Starkville where he enjoys attending Mississippi State baseball and football games and hunting.

Tori Newlin

Tori is originally from McAllen, TX, but moved to the small town of Weir, MS, with her family when she was three years old. Tori has been with Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance since January 2017, where she is licensed in full property & casualty lines. Prior to her tenure with GCM, she worked in marketing with student living and real estate. In her free time, Tori enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family and spoiling her two dogs, Rylee and Pepper.

Heather Vail

Heather Vail

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Linda White

Linda White

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Heather Vail

Heather, a native of Starkville and graduate of Mississippi State University, joined Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance in June of 2014. She is licensed in commercial and personal lines. Prior to joining the GCM Insurance team, Heather completed her bachelor’s degree in communication with an emphasis in public relations. She and her family reside in Maben where they attend First Baptist Church.

Linda White

Linda has been with Galloway Chandler McKinney since July, 2007.  Before coming to GCM, she was employed with State Farm for 12 years.  Linda has a Mississippi license in property and casualty, life and health.  She and her husband, Roby, have two children, Emily Thompson and Kristy Martin; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild.  In her spare time, Linda enjoys attending car shows with her husband and girls’ trips with her friends.  Linda attends Cedar Bluff Baptist Church.

William Hilbun

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William is a life-long resident of Starkville. He graduated from Starkville Academy and attended Mississippi State University before leaving to pursue his dream of a career in the outdoor industry by opening Silver Ridge Lodge. William started his career in insurance with Mississippi Farm Bureau in 2005. He joined the GCM staff as a producer in the Starkville office in July of 2007. In August of 2008, he has promoted to Agency Manager of our Starkville location. William became a partner in 2009. He currently serves as an advisory board member for Cadence Bank N.A. and BIPEC of Mississippi and is a Managing Member of Hilbun Minerals, LLC. He is married to Kathleen Caldwell Hilbun, and they have two children, Walker and Mary Brown. During his spare time he enjoys introducing children to the outdoors, timber management and hunting with his family.

Owen King

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Owen is a Kosciusko native who graduated from Mississippi State University with a BBA in Risk Management, Insurance and Financial Planning and also a Masters of Business Administration.  He began his insurance career handling Workers’ Compensation Claims for AmFed Insurance in Ridgeland, MS, in 2005.  While there, he advanced to Senior Claims Specialist, handling Catastrophic Workers’ Compensation Construction Claims for BCAM.  He moved to the sales side in 2009 for an insurance agency in Ridgeland.  In 2011, he began working for Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance in Starkville, in his current capacity as a producer licensed in commercial, personal lines, life and health insurance.  He resides in Starkville where he enjoys attending Mississippi State baseball and football games and hunting.

Tori Newlin

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Tori is originally from McAllen, TX, but moved to the small town of Weir, MS, with her family when she was three years old. Tori has been with Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance since January 2017, where she is licensed in full property & casualty lines. Prior to her tenure with GCM, she worked in marketing with student living and real estate. In her free time, Tori enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family and spoiling her two dogs, Rylee and Pepper.

Heather Vail

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Heather, a native of Starkville and graduate of Mississippi State University, joined Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance in June of 2014. She is licensed in commercial and personal lines. Prior to joining the GCM Insurance team, Heather completed her bachelor’s degree in communication with an emphasis in public relations. She and her family reside in Maben where they attend First Baptist Church.

Linda White

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Linda has been with Galloway Chandler McKinney since July, 2007.  Before coming to GCM, she was employed with State Farm for 12 years.  Linda has a Mississippi license in property and casualty, life and health.  She and her husband, Roby, have two children, Emily Thompson and Kristy Martin; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild.  In her spare time, Linda enjoys attending car shows with her husband and girls’ trips with her friends.  Linda attends Cedar Bluff Baptist Church.