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Melinda Taylor

101 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302-2314

Corner of Pennsylvania & Monongalia, one block from Kanawha Blvd.

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Melinda has been a State Farm agent since 1991.  She grew up in Charleston, West Virginia, and graduated from University of Charleston with her BS in marketing in 1988.

She and her husband, Doug, have twin boys, John-Logan and Preston, who are college freshmen.  John-Logan plays golf at Fairmont State and Preston plays baseball at Potomac State.

In her spare time, Melinda enjoys playing golf and attending sporting events, especially her sons' games. She also loves to travel, particularly to her favorite place, Pinehurst, NC, which she loves for its quaint, relaxing, small-town atmosphere.  Melinda also has a large, lovable Labrador retriever named Bo Jackson, who can often be seen lounging on the office couch.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products Offered

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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M, T, Th, F 9:00am to 5:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am to 5:30pm

After Hours by Appointment

101 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302-2314
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Our office is committed to serving our local community and state by "helping life go right"for our customers throughout West Virginia.We do this by providing excellent, personalized coverage, and efficient , compassionate customer service. We provide a wide range of insurance and financial products, including auto, home , motorcycle, boat and life insurance,checking and savings accounts. 

Our  team members also serve our community through groups such as Read Aloud West Virginia, FestivAll, Habitat for Humanity, Fairness West Virginia, and Covenant House. We also participate in the annual gift drive for Secret Santa Foundation by serving as one of their drop-off locations.

Please call, text or stop by, and let us know how we can help life go right for you!

Our office is involved in our community in many different ways. We host an annual 5k run/walk that benefits a charity each year. We also help serve food at local shelters and provide food donations to those shelters. We participate in the toys for tots program every year and think that a State Farm good neighbor is one that gives back to his or her community.
Honor Johnson State Farm Agent Team Member

Honor Johnson

Account Representative

Honor has been an insurance agent for 3 years and has worked for State Farm since 2017.  Born and raised in Florida, she moved to the Mountain State in 1998.   She obtained her BA in English from Mary Baldwin Women's College and her MA in Creative Writing from Marshall University.

She lives here in Charleston with her partner, Julie, her children, Barrett and Skye; and her mischievous cats, Chief Grey, Wind and Kitkat Hairington. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, dancing, traveling, trying new foods, and spending time outdoors.

Carolyn Wright State Farm Agent Team Member

Carolyn Wright

Office Representative


Janice Whitman

Insurance Account Representative

Faye Zinn State Farm Agent Team Member

Faye Zinn


Suzanne Summers

Available Positions

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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.