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Renae D Dusenbury Waldman, Insurance Agent

Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC in Tryon, NC

Renae D Dusenbury Waldman

Principal Agent

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Main Number
(828) 859-9187(828) 859-9187

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(828) 859-9187(828) 859-9187
(828) 859-9101(828) 859-9101


Store Hours:

Day of the WeekHours
Mon9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Learn about our insurance products

  • Auto Insurance

    Get an auto insurance policy you can count on from Nationwide.

  • Homeowners Insurance

    Protect your house and personal property by choosing the right insurance coverage from Nationwide.

  • Life Insurance

    Let us help you select life insurance coverage that meets your needs, your life and your budget.

  • Business Insurance

    Cover your business with commercial insurance from Nationwide.

Member support

24/7 Claims Service

About Renae D Dusenbury Waldman


  • Graduate of Appalachian State University with Degree in Insurance/Risk Management

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Licensed In

  • GA
  • NC
  • SC
  • TN
  • VA


  • Auto
  • Life
  • Home
  • Business

Agent Qualifications

  • Champion Award Agency every year since becoming Principal Agent


  • Champion Award

Community Activities

  • St. Lukes Hospital Foundation Board Member; First Baptist Church Nominating Committee and Pastoral Search Committee Member; Manager and Founding Member of Polk County Volleyball Club.

Community Involvement Events

  • Golf, Theatre, Art

Our Insurance Products

The Nationwide Insurance: Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC in Tryon, NC provides the following products. To learn more about each insurance product, click on the links below.

  • Auto Insurance

    Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC is an insurance agent who makes it a number one priority to do what's best for members. See what a difference having the right agent and a personalized insurance plan as well as the help of Nationwide makes when it comes to protecting the investment you've made in your wheels.

    Insurance needs vary by individual circumstances. For example, your needs may be different if this is your first time getting auto insurance, if you have a classic car, or if you're retired and don't drive your vehicle as much as you used to. At Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC, we're familiar with working with various types of driving habits, vehicles, and special needs. We also go to every length to make sure our members have every discount to which they're entitled. Let us know what your ideal auto insurance protection plan looks like and we'll work with you to make it happen.

    See what a well-balanced combination of dedication and experience can do for your auto insurance protection. Whenever you're ready, call us at (828) 859-9187 or pay us a visit at our offices at 951 S Trade St.

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  • Homeowners Insurance

    Making sense of your many home insurance coverage options can seem like a daunting task, especially if you have just purchased a new property. Buying a home is a big step for anyone to take, but the process is not fully complete until the right policy has been selected. Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC can help you protect this important investment through the selection of Nationwide home insurance policies fitted precisely to your needs. Here at Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC we excel at assisting customers with home insurance solutions and other essential forms of coverage. Your home should be protected from the many changes that might affect it, and we can help make sure your policy is up to the task.

    We understand that no two homes are exactly alike, so every homeowner's concerns are going to be unique as well. By providing tailored coverage solutions, we can offer enhanced peace of mind. You can rest easy knowing your home insurance policy reflects your needs today and tomorrow. If you ever have questions or concerns about your coverage, just let us know. Nationwide has an extensive network of agents working around the clock to assist with filing claims and much more.

    To discover the coverage solutions that best meet your needs, contact Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC today by calling (828) 859-9187. Tryon area customers can also visit our offices at 951 S Trade St. Let us know how we can help improve your existing coverage or discover what insurance options are available to you as a new homeowner.

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  • Life Insurance

    Getting married, purchasing a new home, or starting a family are all exciting experiences. However, these life events often mean bigger financial obligations. Your increased financial obligations can be a good impetus to taking the necessary step to assure your family’s financial security. Your home is a place of security and pride; be sure to protect your standard of living.

    We at Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC proudly work with residents in the Tryon area. We want to make sure you have the type and amount of coverage you need so that you and your family are prepared for any eventuality. We will explain in understandable language term versus permanent insurance and we will discuss the types of life insurance that can best fit your needs.

    The amount of coverage your family needs is largely determined by factors such as age, income, debt, number of dependents, long-term educational needs, monthly expenses, long-term goals and desired length of coverage. We will explain in easily-understandable terms whole life insurance and universal life insurance and why you may want permanent insurance.

    As you enjoy the now, don’t forget to protect your family’s future. Life insurance gives you the peace of mind that comes with preparing for life’s uncertainties. Call (828) 859-9187 and ask to speak to Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC. We can assess your coverage needs and answer all your questions. If you are in the neighborhood, stop by any time. We are located at 951 S Trade St,Tryon,NC,28782. We look forward to seeing you.

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  • Business Insurance

    As a business owner, you're often the last person to leave the office or jobsite at the end of the day, but dedication has no doubt always been a part of your work ethic. At Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC in Tryon, we have a similar view. We're dedicated to providing outstanding insurance options that are customized to suit the needs of many different industries, and that's why we work with Nationwide. We can provide coverage that will help you protect and build your business so you have peace of mind.

    If yours is a manufacturing company, you may be looking for equipment breakdown coverage. If you have dozens of computers, you will probably want to check out cyber liability insurance that provides coverage for malicious hacking and damage to your computer system. On the other hand, you may be more interested in basic property insurance, which covers your losses from causes as diverse as fire, vandalism or damage from vehicles, or even airplanes. Asset protection can include everything from office equipment to accounting records to the satellite dish on your roof. The point is, insurance plans can be as varied as the reasons for needing coverage, and we would be happy to help you develop a plan customized to suit the requirements of your unique business.

    To learn more about commercial insurance, call Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC at (828) 859-9187 or drop by our 951 S Trade St office. You'll be amazed at the many options that are available for protecting the different aspects of your business. With the proper insurance coverage in place, you'll have one less thing to worry about when you finally leave work for the day.

    Nationwide offers small business resources to help you strengthen your business, such as financial calculators and information and articles on marketing and cash flow management. Learn more at the Business Solutions Center.

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The Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC also offers products in GA, NC, SC, TN, VA. Please call for information on products in those states.

About the Dusenbury Insurance Agency LLC

Alejandra Mondragon, Insurance Agent

Alejandra Mondragon Licensed Customer Service Representative

(828) 859-9187(828) 859-9187
(828) 859-9101(828) 859-9101
Trey Dusenbury, Insurance Agent

Trey Dusenbury Agent

(828) 859-9187(828) 859-9187
(828) 859-9101(828) 859-9101
60 Walker St
Ste A
Columbus, NC 28722
Main Number
(828) 894-2546(828) 894-2546
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Dusenbury Insurance Agency is a 2nd Generation, Nationwide Heritage Agency that has served Polk County and Upstate SC since 1976. The agency was started by Vernon Dusenbury Jr. and carried on upon his retirement by daughter, Renae Dusenbury Waldman, and son, Vernon (Trey) Dusenbury III. Renae Dusenbury Waldman, grew up in Tryon and later graduated from Appalachian State University where she majored in Insurance and Risk Management. She began working with Nationwide and the Dusenbury Agency in 1995. Renae has been involved in various community, church, and athletic committees and school committees. She is married to Ethan Waldman, has 2 daughters, Sydney and Ella and lives in Tryon. Trey Dusenbury also grew up in Tryon and later graduated from North Carolina State University where he majored in Business. After being in sales for over 10 years, Trey joined the Dusenbury Agency in 2004. He is Nationwide OnYourSide Farm Certified Agribusiness agents. Trey has served as Vice President of Tryon Country Club and the Chamber of Commerce Blue Ridge BBQ Festival Steering Committee in addition of various other volunteer, community positions. He is lives in Columbus, is married to Cindy White Dusenbury and has 5 children. Alejandra Mondragon joined the agency in 2002 as a bilingual Property and Casualty agent serving our Hispanic community. Alejandra serves as the agency Customer Service Representative, Property & Casualty Agent, and Bilingual Associate. In 2013, Buffy Blackwell joined the agency as an Associate Agent specializing in Life Insurance. Buffy grew up here in Polk County. Dusenbury Insurance Agency is locally owned and prides itself in its exemplary customer services, professionalism, and combined insurance experience and knowledge of over 35 years. Dusenbury Insurance Agency considers itself insurance consultants, and enjoys getting to know each client, their needs, and tailors an insurance package to suit those needs
Our agency has qualified agents and staff who specialize in Auto, Home, Farm, Life/Financial, and Business Insurance. Some of the communities we serve are Tryon, Columbus, Mill Spring, Saluda, and Landrum. Nationwide has been #1 in NC for over 20 years. Whether you are single, have a growing family, retiring, or are a farmer/business owner; we have the products and the know-how to meet your changing needs. We take time to review your current policies and needs. Call us for a consultation today.

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951 S Trade St
Ste 1
Tryon, NC 28782