About Us









First National Insurance Services, Inc. is an independent insurance agency serving the Southern Illinois area.  All our staff are licensed professional insurance agents.  We strive to provide the very best customer service possible.

We represent a number of highly rated insurance companies that are able to offer top quality coverage with competitive rates. 

Contact us today to help you get the insurance coverage you need to protect yourself and your family from an unexpected claim.

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:15-5:00 

Peggy Sims

Vice President & Manager

Peggy can help you with business, commercial, life and medical insurance policies to make sure you have the coverage you need.  Insurance can be confusing and she can help you through the process by answering any questions you may have.

Peggy also oversees the day-to-day operations of the agency to make sure only the best insurance companies are represented.  

“I love being involved in my community”, says Peggy. She is past President and past Chairman of the Pinckneyville Chamber of Commerce. She is also on the Board of Directors for the First National Bank in Pinckneyville. She has been President of the Pinckneyville Community High School Education Foundation, served on the Pinckneyville Strategic Planning Committee and was Outstanding Person of the Year in 2000.  

She and her husband David reside in rural Pinckneyville.

Jennifer Wright

Property and Casualty, Customer Care Specialist 

Jennifer is ready to assist you with your home, auto, recreation vehicle or life insurance needs. She will carefully review your requests with each carrier and provide fast and accurate quotes. Insurance can be confusing and intimidating. Let Jennifer take away that stress by doing all of the work for you.

Jennifer resides in Pinckneyville with her husband Matt, two children and three dogs. She and her family enjoy Disney, camping and being outside. They heavily support small businesses and believe they are the heart of any community.

Denise Smith

Customer Care Specialist  

Denise joined First National Insurance Services in April 2021 as a Customer Care Specialist. Denise has over 13 years of customer service experience to help you with life’s unexpected events. Her favorite part of working for First National Insurance services is that every day brings something new. She loves helping customers in any way that she can and knowing she has the ability to protect people and their families brings her gratitude.

Denise graduated from Rend Lake College in 2005 with an Associated Degree in Applied Science. As a customer care specialist, Denise has an in-depth knowledge in handling all your insurance needs.

When not at work, Denise enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys. She also likes to enjoy the outdoors.