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About United Risk Agency


United Risk was started in 2019 to provide customers with an easier insurance process.  We represent several national companies to provide the best value you can get.  




 In today's changing Insurance market it is important to have a team that is informed to know where to go with you policies.  Meet the team.



Russell Taylor - President

Russell is the owner and president of United Risk Agency Inc.  He is a life long resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  He and His wife, Tiffany, have four children; Hayden, Paytonn, Lillian Grace, and Hunter.  He enjoys the outdoors and taking his family on long golf cart rides around Bayou View.  He is an active member of Saint James Catholic Church.  He has been a real estate appraiser since 2004.  His love for helping customer has grown into the insurance business and he enjoys helping any way he can.


Cale Merrill - Agent

Cale is a Risk Management graduate of the Mississippi State University.  He has been on the coast for most of his life and considers it home.  He has been an independent agent since 2015.  He is the current president of the Independent Insurance Agents of the Gulf Coast and Board Member of the Indepent Insurance Agents of Mississippi.  He has a wife, Nikki, and two kids Hayes and Mason.


Ellen Taylor - Agent

Ellen is an avid tennis player and mother of two.  



Weston Wagner - Agent

Weston is a Mississippi Gulf Coast Native.  He is a graduate of St. Patrick High School in 2013 and went on to Mississippi State University.  Worked in the marine industry for 3 1/2 years and obtained his captains license, but wanted to spend more time on the gulf coast.  He enjoys being involved in helping the citizens of South Mississippi.