About Us

Manuel C. Thomas

Our agency was fostered by Manuel C. Thomas who purchased the small business in 1954, His son Matthew C. Thomas joined the agency after graduating college and spent 35 years in the agency before retiring and selling his agency to Scott Carnes. Since that time in 1954 our agency clientele and staff have grown and we are now conveniently located in the Brookside area of Bridgeport, Ohio.

We are a locally and family owned Independent Insurance Agency. We represent carefully selected, reputable companies, and we place your policy with the company offering the best coverage at the best price.  The M.C.Thomas Insurance Agency is about more than just selling insurance solutions.  It’s about a way of doing business without losing our principles.  Trying to help our clients with their best interest at heart.  We take pride in our reputation for being dependable, reliable, consistent, and passionate.  Our actions are characterized by integrity, trust and respect.  We are committed to teamwork.  Our mission statement is to be an innovative insurance agency, built on integrity and dependability, providing the most reliable and cost-effective insurance products and superior service to our clients.  We will glorify God by being faithful of all that is entrusted to us.  We will always have a positive influence on all who come into contact with our agency.  Our values and mission are a promise not only of what our agency delivers to you today, but also what you will receive from years to come.

You are cordially invited to visit our full service insurance agency and meet our staff. We have ample free parking and are licensed to do business in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania as well as several other states. We look forward to working with you and for you by taking care of all of your insurance needs. Please stop and see us at 892 National Road in Bridgeport, Ohio or call at 740-635-0873.

An Independent Advantage

We are Independent Agents in Bridgeport, Ohio, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. M.C. Thomas Insurance Agency represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies. Therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.

What is an Independent Insurance Agent?

When you decide to buy a car, you wouldn’t purchase the first one you see. What if one day the automobile industry decided to make only one type of car, one make and one model. You wouldn’t have a choice!

The same situation holds true for insurance. You need insurance to drive a car, to purchase a house, to protect your family’s financial future and to run a small business. But if there was only one insurance company that offered only one type of insurance, you wouldn’t have a choice. The only solution would be going to that one company.

With an independent insurance agent, you have choices. Independent agents are not tied to any one insurance company. One of the advantages of using an independent agent is that he or she works to satisfy your needs. You are using an expert for an important financial decision.

An independent agent has several companies that he or she can approach to get you the best coverage at the best price. And your independent agent will know the companies with the most efficient claims departments to recover your losses as quickly as possible.

When you buy insurance, you want an advocate who will properly assess the risks you face and give you an objective analysis of the marketplace, because it’s up to you to make the final choice.

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M.C. Thomas Insurance Agency, Bridgeport