Chris Bauer State Farm Agent
State Farm® Insurance Agent

Chris Bauer

3141 S 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40208-1446

In Central Station by Kroger and Planet Fitness behind UofL Jim Patterson off Central Ave.

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Address

3141 S 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40208-1446

Languages

English
About Me

Chris Bauer, son of a United States Army Pilot Veteran, is married to Sarah Hall from Elizabethtown. They are the proud parents of Brady, an avid competitive swimmer. As a family, they are faithful college sports fans and humble servants to their church. Chris is a graduate of the University of Louisville where he obtained an undergrad and his first master's degree. Later in his career, he obtained two additional masters from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. In 2020, Chris retired from the education field with over 27 years of experience in a variety of roles. He served as the Assistant Superintendent for Hardin County Schools upon retirement, but his career included being a teacher, head coach, athletic director, assistant principal, principal, and director of human resources. He comes to State Farm with a passion for families. His ”family first and family matters” mindset guides him and his agency in all aspects of life. He and his team will be honest, hard-working, compassionate, and understanding of each family and individual need. 

We focus on automobile insurance, home insurance , renters insurance, rental property insurance, life insurance, group life insurance, farm insurance, boat insurance, motorcycle insurance, ATV insurance, pet insurance, commercial business, fleet autos, general liability, workers compensation, and contractor insurance throughout Louisville as well as Shepherdsville, Elizabethtown, Owensboro, Bardstown, Shelbyville in Kentucky and all of southern Indiana.  In a world that is ever-changing and busy, it is our aim to ease the stress that can come with insurance by putting an emphasis on personalized service.  We believe people prefer to have someone they know to help guide them through both the good and bad times.  It is this belief that stands behind everything we do. We are here to help!

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We focus on Auto Insurance, Home Insurance and Life Insurance throughout Kentucky. This includes Louisville, Shepherdsville, Elizabethtown, Owensboro, Bardstown, Shelbyville, Versailles and Indiana as well. In a world that is ever-changing and busy, it is our aim to ease the stress that can come with insurance by putting a focus on personalized service. We believe people prefer to have someone they know to help guide them through both good and bad times. It is this belief that stands behind everything we do.

We are office built around people and family. There is more than 116 years of serving people that comes out in everything we do. We believe in people and families. They are our first priority. We are here to help!

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Tonya Bell State Farm Agent Team Member

Tonya Bell

Multiple Line Representative

As a wife, mother, and now a Gigi, Tonya is excited to be a part of our new team. She has worked in several school and office settings and loves the daily interactions with families. She enjoys golfing with her husband and working out. She is a huge asset to our team, she is motivated, loyal, and professional! If you are looking for someone to help with your auto or home, your boat, business insurance or life insurance needs, be sure to give Tonya a call! She can provide efficient and seamless service!

Jordan Cofer State Farm Agent Team Member

Jordan Cofer

Multiple Line Representative

Making a career change from education to insurance, Jordan is excited to start helping families in a way that is different from how she helped them as a teacher. She is eager to start talking to people and seeing how she can help them meet their own unique needs. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling with her husband. For all of your insurance needs, from life to auto or boat, homeowners, renters or business insurance. Jordan is your girl! She makes conversations about whatever insurance you are needing so easy!

Mike Lawson State Farm Agent Team Member

Mike Lawson

Account Representative

With 25 years in education and a veteran of the United States Army, I am very excited to join the Chris Bauer Office. Throughout my career in education, I have focused on the needs of my students, families, and staff. I look forward to relying on my life experiences to aid you in addressing your family's needs, whether it be life insurance, home, personal article insurance, renters, auto, farm, RV, boat or even pet coverage. It is my goal to continue to make a positive impact on those we serve

Jansen Gottbrath State Farm Agent Team Member

Jansen Gottbrath

Office Representative

Jansen has four years in education and continues to teach the children of our community. We are glad to have a dedicated member like her on our remote team. She is happy to help people with their insurance needs. In her free time, she likes spending time outside and doing home projects with her husband, shopping, and playing with her two dogs. If you are in need of insurance of any kind- home, renters, auto, boat, or life, Jansen would love to work with you! She is here to help with condo insurance, auto, boat, life and recreational vehicle insurance.

David Kessler State Farm Agent Team Member

David Kessler

Account Representative

Located in Owensboro, KY, David will be working for our office remotely. We are thrilled to have someone with connections to all of Western Kentucky. David enjoys spending time with his family, Louisville football, and spending time outdoors. With a background in education, David works well with people and is here to help you with your insurance needs. He is here to help you find the right coverages from your auto or boat insurance, homeowners, motorcycles, ATV, renters, and even the important life insurance.

Stace McElfresh State Farm Agent Team Member

Stace McElfresh

Office Representative

After a 27 year career in public education as a teacher, coach, and administrator Stace retired in February of 2022. He joined Chris Bauer State Farm in May of 2022. He is excited to continue his passion for serving others by helping his customers with all of their insurance needs. Whether it be life insurance, home, renters, auto, farm, RV, boat or even pet coverage, it is his goal to continue to make a positive impact on those he serves.