Our Team

  • Murrey McKee
    President

    Murrey is a co-founder of C1 Insurance Group and currently serves as President. He is passionate about bringing value to each customer by finding the right protection for their assets. This passion has led C1 to be one of the top agencies in the state of Texas, and it still continues to grow. When Murrey is not wearing his C1 polo and helping customers, you will find him in the great outdoors. He is a co-founder of, and actively serving on, the Board of Advisors for Stewards of the Wild which is an organization that brings awareness to urban areas on issues affecting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Murrey is a member of Watermark Community Church where he actively serves, as well as on the Board of Advisors for My Utilities, Goatcha Insurance, and Cratebind.

  • Stephen Franke
    Vice President

    Stephen is the Vice President of C1 Insurance Group. Stephen co-founded C1 in 2011 and has been instrumental in the growth of our client base, business development and forging institutional relationships with affiliate business partners. His insurance experience spans almost a decade and includes roles in management, sales and business development. As an agent, Stephen has been a top producer being recognized by many publications including, Texas Monthly Magazine. He has been instrumental in helping build the culture of C1 Insurance Group to always put the Client First. Stephen resides in Dallas, TX with his wife Diana, son Luke, and daughter Harper. Both Stephen and Diana are Texas A&M University graduates and enjoy spending time with family, friends, and supporting the Aggies!

  • Bryan Jackson
    Risk Management Advisor

    Bryan Jackson is a Risk Management Advisor and has worked for C1 Insurance group since 2013. He was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University where he was a Kanakuk counselor during the summers. He has been listed as a “Best Insurance Agent” in Big D Magazine for 2018 and has won Reader’s Choice, “Best Insurance Agent” for Richardson in Living Magazine in 2017 and 2018.

    When he’s not working, Bryan loves spending time with his wife and two boys, Rowan and Barrett, fly fishing, being outside with his black lab, cycling and reading. He and his family are active at Watermark Community Church and Richardson residents.

  • Andrew Bergoon
    Risk Management Advisor

    Andrew Bergoon began his career in the insurance industry with C1 Insurance Group in 2014. During his years at C1, Andrew has developed the skills to serve his clients by providing them with insurance solutions that fit each of their specific needs.

    Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Andrew enjoys trips back home to see his family. He is a graduate of The Master’s University in Southern California where he earned a Bachelors of Arts in Business with an Accounting emphasis and a minor in Biblical studies. He also played 4 years of collegiate golf and continues to play today whenever he gets the chance.

    Andrew married Hannah Mitchell (now Bergoon) in April of 2017 and have already welcomed a new member to their family — their dog, Daisy. They look forward to continuing to develop roots in Dallas together in the coming years.

  • Joshua Ruble
    Risk Management Advisor

    Josh Ruble moved to Texas to join C1 Insurance as an agent in 2014. He grew up on the west coast, living in Oregon and Washington before going to college in California. After graduating college, he married his wife Victoria and worked at a winery and vineyard before making the move out to Dallas. He enjoys Dallas sports year round while maintaining loyalty to his home state teams. Josh is passionate about providing his clients with excellent service and finding the right product to fit each individual’s needs.

  • Jeff Ledbetter
    Risk Management Advisor

    Jeff is a leading agent in the state of Texas. With his type-A organized work ethic he makes certain every client is cared and each need is met. He is disciplined in his work life as well as his home life. He spends routine time in the gym every day and if you get the chance to see Jeff in person you might mistake him for a linebacker. Spending time with his daughter and in the outdoors are invaluable to him; he recognizes each client has values of their own and does his best to protect their quality of life.

  • Krista Warren
    Risk Management Advisor

    Krista began her career in the P&C insurance industry in 2008 with Commercial Insurance Solutions where she still works full time. Working with C1 in addition to CIS was a natural fit, as so many of the commercial clientele are also looking for solutions to protect their personal assets as well. Krista loves helping her clients find the perfect solution for insuring their investments, whether that be a large commercial schedule of properties such as apartment communities, hotels, shopping centers, office, or warehouses… all the way down to the clients’ personal homes, autos, valuables and vacation properties.

    Born and raised in Post, TX, Krista left west Texas to attend The University of Texas at Austin. She moved to Dallas shortly after graduating from UT, and now resides in the Lakewood area of Dallas with her only son Klyde who is a freshman at St. Marks School of Texas

  • Christopher Byrnes
    Account Manager

    Christopher Byrnes provides expert personal insurance advice and advocacy for individuals and families with property and assets across the country. Based in Dallas, he designs comprehensive and competitive insurance programs by focusing on:

    • – Understanding each client’s unique lifestyle through in-depth consultation
    • – Delivering customized insurance program recommendations for effective insurance solutions
    • – Serving as a member of a clients’ trusted advisor team

    With over 10 years of experience in the personal insurance industry, Christopher is able to give clients the benefit of seasoned marketplace insight and counsel. Christopher holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Elite designation.

  • Jessica King
    Business Development Coordinator

    Jessica King is a Business Development Coordinator at C1 Insurance Group. Her goal is to develop new relationships and help C1 grow. Her organized and persistent work ethic ensure that no need goes unnoticed or unmet. After growing up in Dallas, TX she went on to attended Kilgore College where she was on the 72rd Line of the Kilgore College Rangerettes. She then graduated from Texas Woman’s University with her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry. Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and their three year old daughter.

  • Morgan Watson
    Business Development Coordinator

    Morgan is a Business Development Coordinator for C1 Insurance Group. She is a native of East Texas where she attended Kilgore College as a member of the 72nd Line of The Rangerettes. Her love for dance continued as she began teaching dance to students of College Station ISD while earning a Bachelors of Arts in Communication from Texas A&M University. Soon after college, Morgan married her high school sweetheart and began their life together in the Dallas. Since then, she has been enjoying her time shopping the latest trends in the many clothing boutiques DFW has to offer.

  • Maggie Polito
    Business Development Coordinator

    Maggie is a Business Development Coordinator for C1 Insurance Group. She grew up in McKinney, Texas and attended Oklahoma State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Ecology and Rangeland Management in 2012. While attending OSU, she was a member of the OSU Women’s Rugby team and volunteered at the local animal shelter. Her love of being a team player and athlete has played a large role in developing her sales career. When Maggie is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

  • Darla Poelma
    Controller & Office Manager

    Darla Poelma has over 40 years of business experience. As the Controller for C1 Insurance Group, she handles the ins and outs of both customer and company finances. Her work ethic and dedication to C1 Insurance appears to come from within. Darla has enjoyed connecting with and even learning from the young, energetic minds that make up the C1 Insurance Team. Born and raised in South Texas, Darla moved to Dallas, Texas in 2014 to be closer to her son and daughter, Randy and Kristen. Weekends are spent with her 5 grandchildren doing whatever their hearts desire.

  • Brianna DeLaTorre
    Account Manager

    Brianna DeLaTorre is a customer service representative at C1 Insurance Group. She was born and raised in Dallas, TX and resides in Mesquite with her two beautiful children. Her fifteen year old daughter’s name is Morgan and eleven year old son is Jacob. When she is not busy assisting and helping the clients while always wearing a smile on her face, her time is spent with friends and family.

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