Tanis Broadwell, Insurance Agent

The Broadwell Agency in Newport News, VA

Tanis Broadwell


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
(757) 874-5809(757) 874-5809

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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 Tanis Broadwell

First licensed as an agent in the mid 1980s, I became the principal agent of this agency in 2003. I share a home with my blended family: Dave Hannum, our collective four children, three dogs and a cat.

Professional Designations

  • CISR

Languages Spoken

  • English

Licensed In

  • MD
  • NC
  • VA


  • Auto
  • Life
  • Home
  • Business


  • Champion Award

Community Activities

  • For over 10 years, I've happily served on the board for the Boys & Girls Clubs, which offer tremendous benefits to our local youths.

Community Involvement Events

  • I enjoy golfing and have become quite the NFL fan---love football season and the excitement it brings. Also a big fan of thoroughbred horse racing. My favorite vacation destination is anywhere in the Caribbean. Love to keep fit at the gym.

Our Insurance Products

The Nationwide Insurance: The Broadwell Agency in Newport News, VA provides the following products. To learn more about each insurance product, click on the links below.

  • Auto Insurance

    Even with advanced auto technology, car accidents are still a common occurrence. The Broadwell Agencyunderstands how much of an investment your automobile is and how much you enjoy driving it. This is just one reason we've turned to Nationwide to help us provide the best auto insurance protection to Newport News drivers.

    Distracted driving, driver error, fatigue, and speeding are just a few causes of auto accidents, and are all factors to take into account when it comes to selecting your auto protection. We also consider factors that can lower the price of your insurance policy, such as having a new vehicle and good driving behavior. After we've helped build a personalized plan for you and your automobile, we'll be sure to keep in touch with you to see if there are any changes in your life or driving habits that might require a change to your insurance policy.

    Not satisfied with your current auto insurance protection? Thinking about getting a new car and curious about how much you'll likely have to pay for insurance? No matter your circumstances, we're always available to talk to you about your options. Whenever you're ready, give us a call at (757) 874-5809, or visit us at 755 Thimble Shoals Blvd.

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  • Homeowners Insurance

    Owning a home can be exciting, but it also comes with additional responsibility. Making sure you are adequately protected against unplanned loss such as theft or natural disasters is an important part of being a home owner. The Broadwell Agency in Newport News has a variety of options to help protect your home and personal belongings in the aftermath of an unexpected incident. Some of the coverage types that we offer include replacement cost plus, sewer backup, Brand New Belongings®, Valuables Plus®, and personal liability. We understand that insurance needs vary from one person to another, so we will help you customize a plan to meet your specific situation.

    Understanding your policy is also important so that you know exactly what is covered. Along with figuring out the best protection for you, The Broadwell Agency will also go over your covered losses, deductible, coverage limits, and any other pertinent information. Our personal touch also continues once you are a member. We will walk you through the claims process if you ever need it and do what we can to help get your life back to normal as quickly as possible.

    Contact The Broadwell Agency to discuss your home insurance solutions as well as any money saving discounts that you may be qualified for. You can schedule an appointment for a complimentary consultation at our office, conveniently located at 755 Thimble Shoals Blvd. You can also give us a call at (757) 874-5809 to speak with a qualified agent and either sign up for a policy over the phone or ask any questions you may have.

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  • Life Insurance

    If you are thinking about purchasing a life insurance policy in Newport News, you might have a few concerns about the process. You are probably familiar with purchasing insurance for your vehicles and home. However, life insurance requires you to exercise a little more due diligence. Think of life insurance as a long-term, personal investment. The right coverage can provide financial stability for your family. The wrong coverage could leave them with unexpected expenses.

    At The Broadwell Agency, we work with Nationwide to provide you with many insurance options to protect your most valuable assets. We understand the need for financial security and the challenges you may encounter in achieving it. We are here to help provide you and your loved ones with friendly and professional assistance in protecting the items and people you cherish the most.

    You want the best rates possible for your budget. For you to receive it, you need to consider which types of life insurance you need. Making this decision is not always easy. Fortunately, The Broadwell Agency and any of our team members are available to assist. There is some industry language you may not be familiar with that can make it challenging for you to understand policy options. We also offer different levels of coverage with varying death benefits and payment options.

    Your policy is only as good as your insurer’s reputation, experience and coverage options. To learn more about our products and how they can benefit you, call (757) 874-5809 to speak with one of our team members, or stop by 755 Thimble Shoals Blvd,Newport News,VA,23606 to discuss your insurance needs in our office.

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  • Business Insurance

    Business insurance can get complicated at times. With so many financial, professional, and personal issues to consider, Nationwide understands that it may be difficult to find a policy that fits your needs. At Nationwide, our knowledgeable and approachable agents strive to provide small business owners from all backgrounds with a simple and enjoyable insurance experience. We are ready to answer your questions, and we have a wide range of insurance products for you to choose from. If you need reliable insurance for your business, Nationwide may have what you are looking for.

    Your business is your livelihood, and protecting it is probably pretty high on your list of priorities. Our liability policies can protect you from lawsuits filed by customers who are injured or have property damaged while on your premises. Property insurance protects the physical location of your business in the event of theft, fire, natural disasters, and other unfortunate occurrences. These policies even cover the items inside the building and offer coverage to individuals who run a business from home. In today's high-tech society, Nationwide can protect your business from fraud, forgery, and data compromises as well. We also offer a variety of worker's compensation, accounts receivable, equipment breakdown, and business income policies that can be customized to your own specifications.

    Securing your business is not as difficult as you think, especially when you choose to involve Nationwide. At The Broadwell Agency in Newport News, our certified agent, The Broadwell Agency, is ready to assist you with your insurance needs and concerns. The Broadwell Agency is located at 755 Thimble Shoals Blvd. If you are ready to discuss the future of your small business, give us a call at (757) 874-5809 right now.

    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 The Broadwell Agency also offers products in MD, NC, VA. Please call for information on products in those states.

About the The Broadwell Agency

Patricia Shaw, Insurance Agent

Patricia Shaw Licensed Associate

(757) 874-5809(757) 874-5809
(757) 847-5013(757) 847-5013
Susan Holland, Insurance Agent

Susan Holland Business Insurance Specialist

(757) 874-5809(757) 874-5809
(757) 847-5013(757) 847-5013
Camila Michelle Belbin, Insurance Agent

Camila Michelle Belbin Licensed Associate

(757) 874-5809(757) 874-5809
(757) 847-5013(757) 847-5013
Our team is proud to represent Nationwide Insurance in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Most of our members live, work and run businesses in Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Gloucester, Smithfield, Richmond and surrounding areas.
The Broadwell Agency is an experienced agency offering a "one-stop shop" for most insurance and financial products. We excel in providing top-rated business insurance products and insurance for your home, car, umbrella, boat, motorcycle, rv, etc. Every agent is a licensed professional, trained and accountable for taking care of you and helping you to protect what's most important. We offer personalized On Your Side reviews to keep up with your changing life events.

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755 Thimble Shoals Blvd
Ste B
Newport News, VA 23606