About Us - Tunnell Insurance

About Us

Your Trusted Local Insurer Since 1980.
Throughout Texas, Tunnell Insurance is trusted by businesses and residents to protect what matters most to them through quality, affordable insurance products.

Tunnell Insurance is an independent agency located in the heart of New Braunfels, Texas that proudly serves clients across the great Lone Star State. Steve Tunnell first established Tunnell Insurance in 1980, where he continued to work until his retirement in 2012. Steve passed the business to his daughter, Sharon Rust, who is dedicated to maintaining the same level of honor and integrity that her father taught her. The experienced, trusted agents understand the unique needs of clients and take pride in their agency, community, and service.

Whether you are searching for the best auto insurance in Comal County, a comprehensive homeowners policy in Guadalupe County or coverage for your business in New Braunfels, Tunnell Insurance understands the unique needs of communities across the heart of Texas. Our experienced, trusted agents offer an abundance of quality insurance policies spanning auto, RV and motorcycle, to home and commercial coverage through our vast network of top providers, including Hochheim Prairie, MetLife and Dairyland, to name a few.

Our commitment to quality and service allows us to compare coverage and price to give you the best possible value.

We value the opportunity to learn how we can work for you. Call one of our experienced agents today at (830) 625-1494 or toll free at 1(800) 452-3403. You can always get started with a free online insurance quote and let us demonstrate our dedication to delivering quality insurance policies that include comprehensive value and superior customer care.

Sharon Rust

Mother of 3, grandmother of 8, avid outdoors person. Owner of Tunnell Insurance Agency and licensed agent.
Sharon started her insurance career way back in 1982 as a file clerk. She later earned her insurance license and became an agent for the Agency. When Steve Tunnell (her dad) retired, she took over the agency and has been running it since 2012. Sharon loves anything outdoors. Camping, horseback riding, hiking, biking, kayaking, gardening…. But most of all, she loves to spend time with her family. Her grandchildren keep her busy with all of their activities.

Kim Burkhart

Mother of 2, grandmother of 2, racing enthusiast, licensed insurance agent.
Kim has held her insurance license since 1992. She has worked at several insurance agencies and companies, but found her home here at Tunnell Insurance in 2013. She loves cooking and baking new recipes. If she is not in the kitchen, you will find her outside piddling in the yard. Since Kim does not live on the beach, she decorates her home and office in the beach theme and surrounds herself with tropical plants.

Rebecca Nash

Mother of 3, Fighting Texas Aggie class of 2007, licensed insurance agent.
Rebecca recently became licensed and joined our team in 2017, coming from a background in education. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 and moved back to New Braunfels several years later. Rebecca is very involved with her family. While her husband and 3 young kids keep her busy, in her spare time, she loves reading, spending time outdoors, and traveling.

Linda Aguilar

Mother of 2, live concert enthusiast, licensed insurance agent
Linda is a part time employee. So you may not always see her when you come in our office. She is very involved with her daughter's dance and their performances. While at home, Linda loves to cook and bake for her family. She will start the family game night, or just sing and dance the night away. If not at home, Linda enjoys a live concert or attending festivals.