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Founded in 1836, Bellows-Nichols Insurance has carried on a commitment to our community by providing access to secure, comprehensive, and affordable insurance coverage.

With locations in Peterborough, Hancock, and Antrim NH, our agency extends its reach to families and business owners throughout the Monadnock Region and beyond. If you’re looking to discuss coverage to fit your individualized needs, one of our agents is ready to assist you.

Call 800-974-7155 or reach out to our locations to get started!

At Bellows-Nichols Insurance, we’re a small-town agency that prides itself on providing our community with access to the nation’s best insurance companies. Our collective goal is to help you navigate the process and tailor your coverage plan to meet your short-term and long-term needs and goals.

We look forward to meeting you and working with you!

Our Agents

Time McMahon Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Tim McMahon | Peterborough Office

tmcmahon@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7011 

Agency President Tim is a Producer and Health & Life agent and has been with Bellows-Nichols since 2005. Tim’s favorite pastimes are fishing and hockey. Tim is a member of the Peterborough Kiwanis Club and the Monadnock Trout Unlimited Chapter. Living in a close knit community such as Peterborough is near and dear to his heart and he believes that staying connected with each other is what makes a community thrive!

Laura Akerley  Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Laura Akerley | Peterborough Office

lakerley@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7001

Agency Vice President Laura is a native of the Monadnock Region. She was raised in Antrim. She loves the people of this community and the fact that “Life in a small town” experiences happen every day! Her most passionate love is her family & spending time with them. Laura is currently serves on the board for the New Hampshire Association of Insurance Agents and the ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars.

Meghan Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Meghan Carr | Peterborough Office

mcarr@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7006

Meghan started in insurance as a CSR in 2008 and has been a part of BNA’s personal lines department since October 2013. She enjoys spending time with her family in the great outdoors, hunting, fishing, and competing in performance sports with her K9s.

Nichole Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Nichole Johnson | Peterborough Office

njohnson@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7002

Nichole has been working in insurance since 2003. She enjoys helping people by providing information and coverage. When not at work, Nichole likes being with her family and friends while doing various activities. She also likes being part of community events and being a Big Sister.

Arlene Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Arlene Pollender | Peterborough Office

apollender@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7009

Arlene joined BNA as a licensed Agent in October of 2005. Recently taking on the role of Personal Lines Manager, she appreciates the close working relationship with her peers. Living in Rindge with her husband, they enjoy many hobbies and are ecstatic about becoming grandparents. Their adult children grew up in the Monadnock Region.

Pam Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Pam Hall | Peterborough Office

phall@bellowsnichols.com

Pam has been with the Bellows-Nichols Agency for over 30 years and is a Licensed Property/Casualty and Life Agent. Over the years she has worked in several roles at Bellows-Nichols. Currently, she is involved in several department roles with a focus on system management. Pam enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, gardening, and scrapbooking.

Julia Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Kate Dunstan | Pemaquid, ME

kdunstan@bellowsnichols.com
603-924-7155

Kate started her career in the insurance industry in 2012 and joined the Personal Lines Dept. of Bellows-Nichols in January 2022.  She was a member of the Maine Young Agents for 3 years and enjoyed helping with the conferences and semi-annual events.  Born and raised on the coast of Maine, Kate currently resides in Pemaquid Maine with her husband Keith and 3 children- Kyle, Makenna and Jaxson.  She loves spending time running, skiing, reading and traveling- especially to warm and tropical locations!

Cathy Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Cathy Casale | Peterborough Office

ccasale@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7012

Cathy has over 30 years of commercial insurance experience. She says, “The best feeling in the world is when I can help a customer understand their insurance purchase and make a friend at the same time.” She loves to care for her home and gardens and takes the opportunity to travel when she can, especially to the ocean. She is interested in many subjects including fashion, photography, decorating, and architecture. She lives in Peterborough with her husband Michael.

Erin Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Erin Smyth | Peterborough Office

esmyth@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7008

After relocating from the Midwest earlier this year, Erin loves any opportunity to get out and explore her new surroundings. She enjoys hiking through the gorgeous New England countryside with her fiancé and canine companions, as well as finding unique local shops and eateries. In her spare time, Erin pursues her passion for making art, reading, and cooking. She was thrilled to join the Bellows-Nichols team this past summer and currently operates in the Commercial Lines Department as a licensed Property & Casualty agent.

Alicia Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Liane Emond | Peterborough Office

lemond@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7005

Liane joined the BNA team in April 2021 as an Administrative Assistant in our benefits department.   She enjoys running, biking, kayaking and hiking.  She is also a Certified Spinning® Instructor and teaches Sunrise Cycle twice a week at Performance Health & Fitness.  Liane loves to spend time with her daughter, family and friends.  Liane has over 25 years of Administrative experience. 

Julia Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Lauren Dutilley | Peterborough Office

ldutilley@bellowsnichols.com
603-567-7010

Lauren is delighted to join the Bellows Nichols Family as a newly licensed Personal Lines Agent. She joined the team in the summer of 2021 and is looking forward to growing with the Company. Growing up in the Monadnock region she is familiar with all of the wonderful things this region has to offer. Lauren has wanderlust for adventures/ traveling, cooking, a great novel and spending time with her loved ones.

Rosemary | Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Rosemary Campbell | Newcastle, ME

rcampbell@bellowsnichols.com

Rosemary Campbell joined our team in September as a Personal Lines Dept. Assistant. She has worked in the insurance industry for over 35 years with primary focus on Personal Lines insurance. A true “Mainer”, Rosemary has lived in Maine her entire life and works remotely from her home. Her hobbies include cooking for her family, singing, reading, and swimming. Rosemary also volunteers at the local hospital thrift shop and helps with costuming at the Heartwood Community Theater. Rosemary currently resides in Newcastle, Maine with her Son T.W., two granddaughters Allie and Arayna, and their Brittany Spaniel Scout.

Rosemary | Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Jane Farris | Peterborough Office

jfarris@bellowsnichols.com

Jane originally joined the Bellows-Nichols family in 2005 as a Commercial Lines agent.  After relocating to Staunton, Virginia in early 2020 and working for an agency in that area, she is now back with Bellows Nichols.  Jane works remotely and provides support to the Commercial Lines Department.  Although she misses the Monadnock region, she doesn’t miss the snow!  She loves hiking and spending time with her husband and their dog, Gulliver-they love doing anything in the outdoors!  They are learning about their new area, how to garden in clay,  and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Shenandoah Valley.

 

Cyndi Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Cyndi Caron | Hancock Office

ccaron@bellowsnichols.com

Cyndi loves the outdoors and natural beauty of the Monadnock Region. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and snowshoeing. Cyndi joined the BNA team in May 2018 and has 16 years of personal lines insurance experience.

Jeannette Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Jeannette Anderson | Antrim Office

janderson@bellowsnichols.com

Jeannette has been in the insurance industry since 1983 ﹣ both on the company side and the agency side. She has been a licensed personal lines agent in the Antrim office since 2010.
Jeannette lives in Deering with her husband. Her favorite season is summer and enjoys spending time outdoors, either in a garden or in and on the water at a nearby lake or beach.

Jeannette Insurance Agency in Peterborough & Hancock, NH Bellows-Nichols

Emily Drew | Peterborough Office

edrew@bellowsnichols.com
603-784-5103

Emily joined BNA as a newly licensed Personal Lines Agent in September 2022.  She looks forward to learning and developing her career with the company.  Emily was raised in Jaffrey and moved to the seacoast for 20 years where she raised her son.  She is now back in the area and she enjoys spending time with her grandkids.  In her free time, she likes kayaking and spending time with friends and family.  Emily also volunteers at the Boston Marathon and locally for various community events.

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