About Us

Accent is a local family owned and operated business with national reach. Classic small-town values is what drives our relationships while cutting edge, industry leading services fuel our consulting. We offer top-tier insurance and retirement services without losing our hometown roots.

Our Leaders

Gene & Cheryl Johnson

Gene was born and raised in Ocala. He is a graduate from the University of Florida with two degrees in law and engineering. Gene provides critical compliance oversight for Accent Insurance Group. Cheryl is the proverbial mother at Accent. She is responsible for contract evaluations, operational oversight and management. She makes a mean Thanksgiving dinner too.
"I do what I love and I love what I do. Our personal family and extended agent family are my most prized blessings." - Cheryl Johnson

"Like Ocala, our business has grown and still maintained it's small-town image. We achieve this by treating our team and clients as extensions to our family." 
- Gene Johnson

Ted Sobolewski

Field Agent Manager - Nature Coast
Ted has been a driving force for Accent since 2006. Ted has established himself as an industry leader in the health industry with a focus on Medicare. His leadership has been integral for Accent's growth in the Nature Coast area. This has made him a unique and irreplaceable asset for Accent expansion. He currently heads up our satellite office in Spring Hill, FL.

Chris Sanders

Field Agent Manager - Central Florida

Brian Ragle

Retirement Strategies Director
Brian is a third-generation advisor. He entered the his field in 2001. He previously built and subsequently sold The Trilogy Group in 2018. At Trilogy, Brian worked with wealth and retirement plans spanning from oil drilling endeavors on the Permian Basin of Texas to helping Annexus create the largest distribution of retirement income using individual retirement accounts. Brian’s moto is “BE BETTER BRIAN”. That constant desire to move beyond the status quo has delivered consistent value for his clients. At Accent his role is to offer very specific, safe strategies to deliver growth while eliminating market risk.
“I start with building a relationship with my clients and their current advisors. I’m not interested in breaking bonds but creating new ones.”

Join Our Team

We're always looking for new talent. Come join growing company with a family feel.

What our customers say about us

  • Accent Insurance is the only place I will go for my insurance needs.
    Jacquelynn B.
  • Great experience. Really know their products. Agents are very helpful.
    Elizabeth J.
  • I just want to praise you for being my agent! You have always kept in touch with me as to my coverage and I appreciate that.
    Millie S.
  • We can always depend on Accent. We count them as friends as well as our health advisors.
    Elaine M.
  • Very knowledgeable & willing to take the time to help me understand the financial benefits of investing in my early 30’s! A+
    Josh H.
  • I can always depend on Accent Insurance to give me the most updated information on my Medicare Health Plan every year!
    Rodney M.