About Us
Our team has been servicing the Paris community since 1935. Our goal is to meet and exceed all of your expectations by utilizing all of our resources to design insurance programs for you and your businesses.
Personal Insurance
Helping you determine what coverages are right for you -- whether your home, your car, or your valuables is our number one priority. We will diligently represent you with our carrier partners to insure you have adequate coverage at a price you can afford.
Business Insurance
As a business owner, you have many a sleepless night worrying about your business and your employees. Let our team help you by designing an insurance portfolio that protects you, your business, and your most important asset, your employees.
Client Service Center
Client Service is very important to us. No matter what time of the day or night. We have prepared our Resource Center with tools, forms, and quote requests, to make it easy to contact the agency.

Sales Team

Curtis Fendley, CIC


Curtis has a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from Texas A&M. He is a Managing Partner and Agent with Pierson & Fendley.  He is a former IIAT Board Member and Service Committee Member and is a current Regional Vice President for IIAT.  Curtis is very involved in the community.  He is on the Board for Lamar National Bank, Member of Lamar County Human Resources, Member of Sulphur Regional Mobility Authority, Board member for Boys Club of Paris, Board member for NeTseO Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America, Member of Planning and Zoning Committee for City of Paris.  His past accomplishes: Past Chairman-Lamar County Republican Party, Past Chairman-Christus St. Joseph Hospital, Past Chairman-Paris Economic Development Corporation, Past Board Member for Ark-LA-Tex Council of Governments, Post Board Member-Salvation Army, Past Board Member-Sulpher River Basin Authority, Past President-United Way of Lamar County, Past President-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, Past President-Lamar County Independent Insurance Agents, Past Regent-Paris Junior College, Former Mayor and City Councilman for the City of Paris, and Award Recipient-Marvin Gibbs Economic Development.

Matt Frierson CIC


Matt holds a Bachelors of Business Administration-Management from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Business Administration from Sam Houston State University. He holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.  Matt joined Pierson & Fendley in August of 2002 where he works with both personal and commercial clients.  Active in both professional and civic associations, Matt is a member of the  Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, past Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Member, Member of the City of Paris Traffic Commission, and past Board Members for the Independent Agents of Paris, United Way of Lamar County, Boys Scouts, Keep Paris Beautiful, and past Mayor of the City of Paris.  In 2011, Matt was awarded the Young Agent of the Year by the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas.

Clifton Fendley, CIC


Clifton has a Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M- Commerce.  He also holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Though he grew up around insurance, he formally joined Pierson & Fendley in 1999 and is licensed as both a property-casualty and life-health agent. He is active in the community and currently serves as the President of Paris Living, CDC and as a committee member for Independent Insurance Agents of Texas. He formerly served on the board of the Paris Main Street, Paris Independent Insurance Agents, Young Independent Insurance Agents of Texas  and Leadership Lamar County. He is active in the Rotary Club and First United Methodist Church.

Zach Saffle


Zach Saffle is a Paris High School graduate and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, College Station.  Before joining Pierson and Fendley, he owned and operated Saffle Gallery and Custom Framing and then worked in insurance with the Horace Mann Companies.  He currently serves on the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Texas, the City of Paris Building and Standards Commission, serves as Vice President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Paris, is an active member and past President of the Lamar County A&M Club, and a member of Paris Kiwanis Club.  He is a graduate of the 2010-2011 Leadership Lamar County class, a former member and chairman of the City of Paris Main Street Advisory Board, and the city’s Task Force Committee.  He and his wife Molly, an educator with North Lamar ISD, and son Evan, are members of First United Methodist Church.