Kelly Shepherd Purmort

Kelly Shepherd Purmort

Staff Member Name


  • Title: Partner
  • Department: Executive
  • Location: Carmel

A leader in the insurance industry for over 20 years, Kelly Shepherd Purmort has served as a partner for Shepherd Insurance since 2002 and has been with the agency since 1993. As Shepherd's first female president, Kelly's leadership helped secure an alliance with MarshBerry and advanced Shepherd Insurance into the APPEX Forum. 

A fully-licensed agent, Kelly's priority continues to be creating and maintaining high-quality relationships within the diverse clientele of Shepherd Insurance, helping influence strategic-planning and company growth. Deeply involved in several aspects of the insurance industry, Kelly served on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Central Indiana and continues to serve on the Rough Notes magazine Editorial Advisory board.

A native Hoosier, Kelly enjoys staying active in community affairs. She served on the St. Vincent Hospital Advisory Board, the Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana Board, and the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Board. A music enthusiast, Kelly's favorite pastimes include reading, traveling, and creating great memories with her son, husband and step-children.

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