Tracy Taylor - Sales Specialist - Licensed in Property and Casualty Tracy joined our staff in May of 2018 and is now the lead salesperson for home and auto in our office. She was previously employed as an Animal Control Officer in Washington County, Maryland, but wanted to work in a field that was more service oriented. Tracy has a very positive outlook on life and always has a smile on her face. She enjoys running, lifting, and motivating other through her church's small group, Run for God. Tracy and her husband, Rick, who she married in October 2017, also enjoy hiking, cycling, camping and going to Alpine Lake together. Tracy also has a secret love for zombies!
Julia Shields - Customer Service Representative Julia is the newest member of our team. She will probably be the first voice you hear on the phone and the first friendly face to greet you at our office. She will be teaming up with Tracy and Karen to represent the insurance side of the Tardosky Agency. Julia graduated from Liberty University in 2016 with a degree in Music. She is passionate about and active in creating and leading worship music for church and churches around the world. She also enjoys traveling, nature, movies, books, playing games, and spending time with friends.
Rachel Riedy - Financial Advisor Rachel graduated in May 2015 from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Finance and a minor in Spanish. She immediately joined the staff as a full time salesperson for auto and home insurance. She became a Financial Adivisor in September 2019 and assists Rich (her father) in all aspects of the financial side of the business. She holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations. She is also the go-to-tech-geek-support for our office. Outside the office, Rachel loves spending time with her husband Tyler, singing and listening to music, playing ukulele, traveling and watching movies.
Rich Tardosky - Owner and Founder Rich began his career in the financial services and insurance industry in 1992. He spent more than 20 years with Horace Mann and earned the national recognition as Agent of the Year from 2010 until 2012. In February 2014, he and his team at the Tardosky Agency became an independent agency. He focuses on retirement planning and investment advice. This is Rich's passion and he loves to see peoples' lives change as a result of the work that he collaborates on with his clients. Outside the office, Rich enjoys landscaping, traveling, and scuba diving.
Natalie Tardosky - Office Administrator - Licensed in Property and Casualty Natalie has been married to Rich for almost 30 years and by default has taken on the role of Office Administrator. She ensures the office is organized and runs efficiently by helping out with all aspects of the business. Natalie enjoys spending time with her family and dog (Benny), landscaping, lifting weights, remodeling projects, and going to Orioles baseball games.
Karen Hetrick - Sales Specialist - Licensed in Property and Casualty Karen left our office in March 2020 to move to Tennessee with her husband's work. COVID-19 changed her family's plans. She was able to re-join our office in August to help out part-time with the home and auto side of the agency. Karen is very happy to be back talking to and servicing our clients. In her free time, she and her husband, John, enjoy most things outdoors, including hiking, kayaking, and scuba diving.
Advisory services offered through Capital Analysts or Lincoln Investment, Registered Investment Advisers. Securities offered through Lincoln Investment, Broker Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. www.lincolninvestment.com The Tardosky Agency and the above firms are independent and non-affiliated. Insurance services are not offered through, or supervised by, The Lincoln Investment Companies.