As part of our pledge to providing old-fashioned customer service, we are committed to being your single source for your property and casualty insurance and benefits solutions. The Starr Agency offers:

  • Comprehensive benefit solutions for employers
  • Commercial property and liability packages
  • Life and health insurance for individuals, families, and seniors
  • Personal auto insurance and coverage for boats, motorcycles and recreational vehicles
  • Homeowners, renters, landlord and builders risk coverages

You can reach us at 512-842-2700 or 800-316-6545 or via the Contact email form. We look forward to hearing from you.


Mary Starr

Mary works primarily with employer partners of The Starr Agency. She secures competitive packages for employee benefits and non-subscriber plans for small businsses.

Mary began her insurance career in 1990, and launched Benefit Designers of TX, Inc. with a partner in 1993. She holds a BBA in Marketing from Texas State University.

Mary enjoys spending time with her extended family, which includes two spoiled dogs! Mary also enjoys a variety of fitness and sports activities, her favorite being skiing.


Melanie Cagle

Melanie works as a group health insurance account manager, helping employers and employees navigate their health care benefits. From plan selection to enrollment, Melanie works to pair groups with the most affordable, comprehensive plans to meet the specific needs of each.

Melanie is a mother of four who spends most of her free time cheering on her active kiddos. Whenever she does have the opportunity, Melanie loves to play piano, read, paint, cook and travel.


Jalna Carey

Jalna Carey manages our Commercial Lines. She began her career in San Antonio, TX in 1975 and has worn many hats in the insurance industry. She truly enjoys working for a retail agency which allows her to meet people from all walks of life.

Jalna lives just outside of Wimberley with her dog, horses, cats and one fish. She enjoys playing and working in her little bit of heaven on earth. Jalna has one son, Ian, who works and lives in Seattle.


Laura Fergeson

Laura works with individuals and employers to obtain the best life and health insurance for their needs. She has specialized training to assist those over 65 and veterans, ensuring they receive the best benefits available for their needs.

Laura is an Army veteran who has one son currently serving in the Navy. She enjoys spending time with family & friends along with reading her books. Laura loves to travel and has roamed the world, experiencing different cultures and making friends along the way.


Katy Lalla

Katy is our personal lines representative and works with individuals and families to get the best coverages available for their needs. She specializes in home, auto, renters, boat, umbrella, personal articles, and more.

An Austin native, Katy has lived in several different countries around the world, but is thrilled to be back in the breathtaking Hill Country. One of her favorite things is watching the sunrise above the Wimberley hills on her way to work. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, exploring, traveling, movies, and her cat Luke. And coffee, of course.


Sophie & Shelby Starr

Sophie and Shelby serve as The Starr Agency’s senior and junior security officers.  They are active on social media—please look for them on Facebook and Twitter!