Meet Your Expert Team


Rodney & Sherri Yates

Rodney and Sherri Yates have been involved with Yates & Associates since 1997. Mr. Yates opened the first grocery store in Boerne, TX called Poor Boy Incorporated and later began his career in insurance in 1976. Sherri Yates graduated from Shriner University in Shriner, TX with a Bachelors degree in Accounting. Mrs. Yates spent her professional career working at Kerville Accounting Firm, Davis Stewart until 1991 when she opened her own insurance agency. She has been operating the agency ever since.

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Rodda Yates-Schara

With over 25 years of experience,  Rodda is licensed in almost all 50 states and owns and operates Yates  & Associates in Boerne, TX.  She is member of Insurance Agency Owners Alliance, Independent agents of Texas, Asian American Hotel Owners Association,  Texas Wildlife Association, Texas Deer Association and San Antonio Jr Livestock Association just to name a few. What separate this agency from the rest is she specializes in commercial insurance and her husband, Rivers Schara, specializes in personal lines insurance.  They have 6 children together and are thrilled to working together.

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Rivers Schara

Rivers has been within the insurance industry for over 23 years and is thrilled to be partnering with Yates & Associates to develop his own agency branch. He is proud to be a third-generation insurance agent and is grateful to have been able to serve his community with excellent insurance and wisdom. The accomplishments he and his team have qualified for over the years include Ambassadors for Life, Million Dollar Round Table, Chairman Circle, National Association of Insurance & Finance Advisors.

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Amber Meyer
(Office Manager)

Amber is a native of the Texas Hill Country who brings over 12 years of Management experience to Yates & Associates. Although she is new to the insurance industry, her determination and drive to achieve makes her an asset for our team. Amber’s spare time is often spent volunteering with local nonprofit organizations within the Agriculture Industry. She and her husband, Scott, reside in Harper, Texas where they have raised their three children Trace, Cooper and Hallie.

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Rodalyn Dunham
(Agency Admin Assistant)

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Scout Schara
(Office Admin Assistant)

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Frannie Hernandez
(Personal Lines Account Manager)

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Rochelle Victoriano
(Commercial Service Manager)

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Luis Zambrano
(Commercial CSR)


Leann Cox-Robinson
(Executive Producer)

Leann has been in the insurance business since 1984. She is originally from Amarillo, Texas and relocated to South Texas in 2000. She and her husband reside in Gonzalez, Tx and have two children, Tilden and Logan, as well as a grandson. She has been a longtime friend of Rodda and Rodney since 2002 and looks forward to working with Yates to continue her insurance career. Leann specializes in the Hospitality and Retail industry.

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Rodney Dunham
(Agency Producer)

Greg Herrera

Antonette Bagtas

Eric Caruso


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Carmen Perez

Toby Bates

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Monica Florez