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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Bruce Patteson

(423) 435-9046
105 Elizabeth Street Suite 39
Athens, TN 37303-4633

Located (White Street) Hwy 30 & 39, in the Save-A-Lot shopping center, next to Dollar General Store.

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Office Info

Office Hours

9am - 6pm
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


105 Elizabeth Street Suite 39
Athens, TN 37303-4633



Insurance awareness is crucial in ensuring protection against life's unexpected events. Understanding the various types of insurance—such as life, auto, and home—empowers individuals to make informed decisions that safeguard themselves and their loved ones. By recognizing the importance of insurance, you can reduce the impact of accidents and other unforeseen occurrences. Stay informed about your insurance options, policy details, and benefits to ensure you are adequately covered. Building awareness about insurance not only secures your personal success but also contributes to a more resilient and prepared community.

I am forever grateful for the opportunity to be your State Farm Agent. Born and raised in Tennessee, I have over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry, including 20 years in the Institutional Fixed Income Trading industry. My top priority is to provide insurance options for policyholders and to serve as a financial adviser dedicated to helping individuals and institutions grow and protect their assets. I hold FINRA Security licenses and Tennessee Insurance licenses. My State Farm Insurance office, a State Farm Regional Office, is a proud supporter of our community in Athens-McMinn County, serving Tennessee and North Carolina, including Mecklenburg, Brunswick, and New Hanover. We offer a variety of lines of business, including Auto, Home, Life, Health, and Business Insurance.

I am a proud graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where I earned my bachelor's degree. As a member of the Athens McMinn County Chamber of Commerce and a supporter of the University of Tennessee, I am deeply committed to our community. Outside of work, I enjoy fishing, hiking, boating, and cheering on the University of Tennessee Volunteers sports teams. I am also the father of two wonderful boys.

With Summer 2024 here, I invite you to call, text, or email my office to create a Personal Price Plan just for you.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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My mission is to develop a lasting bond in the community through local support of commerce and education to build relationships, trust, and dependability as a trusted office, and to focus on the needs of our customers to properly protect what means the most to them, while giving an excellent customer service experience. Our dedicated staff at Bruce Patteson - State Farm Insurance is here to help our good neighbors located in McMinn County on all your insurance options.


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