Our Mount Vernon & Marion, Ohio teams are committed to you!

We strive to be your trusted risk advisor and provide you with the peace of mind that changes lives. We are dedicated to keeping a proactive eye on your policies, provide excellent customer support, and continuously educate ourselves and customers on coverage’s that are right for you, and at the right price!

Jay DePolo

Agency Owner

I have over 7 years experience in the insurance industry. I grew up in Knox County and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Finance from the University of Toledo.

I enjoy working in the community and helping individuals and families make sure they and their assets are protected.

When I am not working, I love spending time with my family, wife and 2 daughters, boating, and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

I am currently a board member of K.iC.K.S. (Knox County Kids Succeed).

Ryan Hartman

Licensed Sales Professional

Ryan has been in the insurance industry since 2013, and she joined DePolo & Associates in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her kids and extended family, and she loves being active outdoors, particularly camping and kayaking. Ryan specializes in home and auto insurance, and she would love to meet you! Stop by and see her today.


Pam Esparza

Office Manager

Pam enjoys meeting new people, building relationships and working with customers to help them select the right coverages to protect what matters most. When she’s not in the office, you can find her hanging out and boating at Apple Valley Lake and visiting her sister in Panama City Beach, Florida. In more than 30 years in the insurance industry, she says DePolo & Associates is by far the best place she’s ever worked! Stop by to say hello and learn more about what makes us different.


Ericka Haines

Customer Care Representative

Ericka joined DePolo & Associates in 2018, after being in the insurance industry since 2014. Her favorite thing about her role as a Customer Care Representative is being there for customers when it matters most. She was born here, was raised in upstate New York on the shores of Oneida Lake, and returned to Marion in 2005. In her free time, she enjoys attending concerts, swimming and hiking, especially at Old Man’s Cave.


Leanne Wheeler

Licensed Sales Professional

Leanne is a helper by nature, and she is passionate about educating people on their insurance options and walking them through how their policy works for them. She loves her hometown of Marion, and she strives to provide excellent customer service so the people in the community feel confident in their choice of insurance agency. In her free time, she enjoys bonding with her family and attending Family Life Church.


Marc Strickling CFP®

Personal Financial Representative

Our Allstate Personal Financial Representative, Marc Strickling, is available to help you prepare a strategy to achieve your financial goals. From your child’s education to your retirement, he can assist you with financial products that can help you build your financial future. Marc is married and has two daughters. In his free time, he enjoys attending his daughters’ swim meets and cross country competitions.


Armin Leonhardt

Benefits Specialist

I have experience working with many different products and companies and am able to break down the best options.

I am a true family man and I am active in charity organizations having made several “Vision” trips to Ethiopia. In addition to spending time with my wife and kids, I enjoy instructing boxing classes and weight lifting.

Erin Couch

Licensed Sales Professional

After many years as a sales consultant in the furniture industry, Erin joined DePolo & Associates in 2018. She is a busy wife and mother of two daughters. In her spare time, she loves swimming, going to the beach and camping with her family. She is a graduate of Ohio University and specializes in auto and home insurance. She looks forward to meeting you!