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Agency Principal

Debra S. Carter 

Debra is the agency principal for The Carter Insurance Group. She opened the agency on June 1st, 2016. She has been in the insurance industry for 30 years. She worked at Countybanc Insurance for ten years prior to purchasing the agency. Her main focus is personal lines insurance including home, auto, life, and health. Helping people with their insurance needs is what she enjoys the most. She tries to get her clients the best coverage for the best price to meet the needs of their family.

Office: 803.520.5266

Fax: 803.520.5273


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Personal Lines Agent

Brenda Snyder, CISR

Brenda Snyder began her insurance career in 1988. Brenda has been with the Carter Insurance Group since it's inception on June 1st, 2016. Prior to joining The Carter Insurance Group, she was with Countybanc Insurance for nine years. While working in the industry, Brenda has earned her AIS and CISR designations. Brenda specializes in meeting your personal lines insurance needs.

Office: 803.520.5268

Fax: 803.520.5272


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Commercial Agent

Bret Carter 

Bret joined The Carter Insurance Group in March of 2017. He graduated from the College Of Charleston with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining the agency, he spent seven years working in direct sales with BlueCross BlueShield of SC. He handles all of the health insurance for the agency along with working with commercial clients. He has been married to his wife, Becky, for eight years. They have a baby in Heaven named Gracie. They have another daughter named Zoe, a son named Eli, and two dogs named Penny and Dylan.

Office: 803.520.5265

Fax: 803.828.5409



Personal Lines Agent

Lauren Parks

Lauren has been a licensed insurance agent for over 14 years and is a Lexington local.  Prior to joining the Carter Insurance Group, she worked as an insurance agent for Allstate agencies, specializing in personal lines including auto, home and life insurance.  Lauren received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, majoring in Marketing and Management.  Lauren strives to create strong relationships with clients and understanding how to best assist with their insurance needs.  Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband, blended family of three children, attending sports and church activities and traveling.

Office: 803.756.4091

Fax: 803.520.5272


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Public Relationships Manager

Mary Ann Edrington

Mary Ann joined The Carter Insurance Group in November of 2016 after working in the dental field for over 21 years. She and Debra have been friends since kindergarten. Mary Ann has been married to her husband, David, for over 35 years and has two daughters, Kelly and Kayla. Mary Ann is the public relations manager and is responsible for marketing the agency.


Office: 803.520.5260

Fax: 803.490.7413


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