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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Layne Stoops

Stoops Ins and Fin Svcs Inc

1902 W Francis Ave
Suite 113
Spokane, WA 99205

Across from Joann Fabric

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Office Info

Office Hours

8:30am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call us 24 hours a day!


1902 W Francis Ave
Suite 113
Spokane, WA 99205



Hello! I am The Bearded Agent, your dependable insurance professional. With a deep appreciation for all things natural, I understand the importance of protecting what matters most to you. I approach life with an openness to others, valuing and appreciating all walks of life. Adventure and new experiences fuel my desire for a dynamic and fulfilling life, always embracing change and staying flexible.

Family is at the core of my drive, as I strive to be the highest quality version of myself for my loved ones. I provide a space of understanding, nurture, and concern for my fellow humans, recognizing the importance of kindness and empathy. Living with purpose and enthusiasm, I am constantly learning new skills and perspectives, ensuring that I can serve you better.

As The Bearded Agent, I am passionate about placing coverage that truly benefits your life, driven by your needs rather than corporate promotions. My team offers genuine perspectives and assistance, providing knowledgeable insights into policies. Expect prompt and accurate responses to all your inquiries.

I became an agent with your interests in mind because I am a consumer, just like you. I am engaged and deeply care about the citizens of our community. I am "your agent" dedicated to protecting what's most important to you. Moreover, I am committed to preserving the environment we are part of and actively engage in its preservation.

Beyond insurance, I go the extra mile to connect resources for those in need, leveraging my network to support you. During times of stress, loss, or difficulty, I am there to help you navigate the sometimes complicated processes. I am available to our community for support and advice, especially during challenging economic times.

Choose The Bearded Agent as your dependable advisor, and rest assured that I genuinely care about your well-being and the protection of your assets and financial goals.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Annuities

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At Layne Stoops State Farm, our mission is to provide assurance and security to our customers by offering comprehensive insurance options fit to their unique needs. As a local agent, we are dedicated to serving our community and helping our customers protect what matters most.

We strive to create lasting relationships with our customers, built on a foundation of trust, transparency, and exceptional customer service. Our team of knowledgeable and experienced agents understands the unique insurance needs of our community, and we are committed to providing personalized guidance and support every step of the way.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in every aspect of our business, from our state-of-the-art technology and streamlined processes to our deep understanding of the local market. We believe that insurance should be accessible and cost effective for everyone, and we are dedicated to helping our customers navigate the complexities of the insurance industry with clarity and confidence.

At the heart of our mission is a genuine desire to protect what matters most to our customers - their families, their homes, and their livelihoods. By providing reliable and comprehensive insurance coverage, we can help our customers achieve greater assurance and financial security, while also contributing to the strength and vitality of our local community.

Whether you're looking for auto, home, life, or business insurance, our team is here to help you find the right coverage at the right price. We are committed to providing exceptional service and support, and we look forward to building a long-lasting relationship with you and your family.

Meet my AMAZING team! Combined they have over 100 years of State Farm experience. They're highly trained, licensed Auto, Fire, Life & Health Insurance, and home lending or refinancing licensed.

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Jenae Denlinger State Farm Agent Team Member

Jenae Denlinger

Office Manager

Jenae is a licensed insurance and financial services professional in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. She enjoys assisting customers with protecting assets and planning for financial success both now and in the future. Being part of a team that fosters genuine relationships and equanimity is most rewarding, and finding the most effective path that utilizes the skills of the group is her highest aspiration. She enjoys finding solitude in the great outdoors hiking, backpacking, swimming, winter sports and experiencing variety and culture in travel, music, art, movement, and cooking with her intriguing family and friends.

Aaron Shain State Farm Agent Team Member

Aaron Shain

Account Associate

Aaron is a licensed insurance agent in Washington, Idaho & Oregon. He has called the Inland Northwest home since moving from South Carolina in 2016, recently relocating to the Oregon coast in 2021, but is still part of the Stoops State Farm Team! He studied political science at the University of South Carolina Upstate. When not in the office he can be found attending live performances in the region with his wife Melissa; or spending time with their two cats, Chloe and Cooper.

Diane Mellor State Farm Agent Team Member

Diane Mellor

Office Associate

Diane has worked with State Farm for 25 years. She is currently licensed in Auto, Home, Life and Health in Washington and Idaho. She is also a Washington State Notary.

She enjoys learning about current policyholders and helping older customers with fixed incomes save money on their insurance.

She lives on a farm outside Rosalia and enjoys all facets of farm life (AKA Crazy Chicken Lady). Her hobbies include, gardening, camping, kayaking, fishing, ATVing, hiking and basically anything outdoors.


Karen Lanning

Karen has been licensed with State Fram for 40 years. She's always felt it a privilege to offer all State Farm products and services available to our policy holders. Her husband Larry is retired, enjoying traveling together to see long-distance families. With 8 grand children, 6 in Oregon, 2 in Michigan, it keeps them busy!

Keri Vensel State Farm Agent Team Member

Keri Vensel

Office Associate

New to the insurance world, but excited for this new adventure in life! Keri has lived in Spokane her entire life and enjoys all it has to offer. Her favorite weather is pouring rain. When she's not at work, she spends time with her family, they all love to be outside and adventuring new places together. Her favorite hobby is cooking. She loves trying new recipes and loves to watch cooking shows for inspiration.
Graysen Denlinger State Farm Agent Team Member

Graysen Denlinger

Staff Assistant

I am a 17-year-old striving for a good life full of wonderful experiences. Learning how to communicate formally with others, working for Layne, will help me on that journey. I play in the Concert and Jazz band at North Central and will continue that passion of mine throughout my life.
Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.