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We Build Relationships

Our promise is to build a strong trusting relationship with you. Someone who knows your family. Someone who understands your risks. Someone who is knowledgeable. Someone who cares about protecting the things that mean the most to you.

Meet the Team

  • Dean Merrill

    Entered the Insurance business in 1975 with his dad, Russ and grandfather, Dean. Currently he is the President of the company and works with our Commercial Clients. He is dedicated to his clients and is one of the first ones on scene when a large claim arises. You will see him around town supporting local business and advocating to improve the community we work in and have grown up in.

    Dean Merrill II, CIC

    President, Commercial Lines Sales Agent 603-601-1022 Email
  • Geoffrey R Merrill

    Joined in 1988 and brought expertise to the company with Life, Accident and Health Coverages. You will see Geoff around town volunteering at events with the Rotary. He loves to travel with his family and recently visited his daughter in Thailand. His ‘why’ is to make sure our families are protected and have peace of mind with the promise of Life Insurance. 

    Geoffrey Merrill

    Vice President, Health and Life Sales Agent 603-601-1014 Email
  • Diane Hill

    Diane’s career began during the biggest Blizzard to hit the Northeast, learning quickly having the right coverage in place and being there to help her clients is what matters most.  Joining Tobey & Merrill in 1981, Diane gained experience in both Sales & Service advancing into VP of Operations by earning her CIC, AAI, AIS, CISR and CPIW insurance designations. She enjoys cooking, gardening, reading and play time with her adorable Yellow Lab. 

    Diane Hill, CIC, AAI, AIS, CISR, CPIW

    Vice President, Operations 603-601-1020 Email
  • Barbara R Lizotte

    Began her insurance career in 1979 and she is passionate about learning the details of her clients' business to make certain that they are properly insured. In her free time, she continues to volunteer through several organizations to support and encourage improvements in our seacoast communities.

    Barbara Lizotte, CIC

    Commercial Lines Sales Agent 603-601-1018 Email
  • Linda R Tuttle

    Has been in the insurance business over 30 years providing excellent service and making sure her clients insurance needs are seamless. Linda works closely with the real estate industry and is an affiliate member of The Seacoast Board of Realtors.

    Linda Tuttle

    Personal and Commercial Lines Sales Agent 603-601-1004 Email
  • Edward J Jackson

    Ed has been in the commercial field for over 25 years. He enjoys the variety of clients and the challenge of finding the right fit for each business. Ed enjoys running road races around New England and at Disney!

    Edward Jackson

    Commercial Lines Account Executive 603-601-1012 Email
  • Cheryl Silva

    Started at Tobey & Merrill Insurance 29 years ago and we are so proud of her to receive AAI Designation in 2018. Outside of work she loves to read, garden and go to Disney World on vacation.

    Cheryl Silva, AIA

    Personal Lines Account Executive 603-601-1010 Email
  • Deborah R Hill

    Debbie has been with Tobey & Merrill Insurance since 1978 and has a wide range of knowledge from the many positions throughout her life from the receptionist to personal lines to commercial lines and now claims specialist.

    Deborah Hill

    Claims Specialist 603-601-1002 Email
  • Johanna L Morgan

    Johanna joined in 2014 and is an expert at Billing with all of our carriers. She is detail oriented and perfect to finding solutions for all our clients. Johanna is passionate about her Scotland heritage and recently took a trip to her ancestral homeland.

    Johanna Morgan

    Customer Service 603-601-1006 Email
  • Kimberly M Wood

    Joined in 2017 as the 4th Generation of Tobey & Merrill Insurance. She approaches her advice with clients through education since everyone has unique needs. Kim is using technology to think outside of the box, while still providing the hands-on relationship with her clients.

    Kim Merrill Wood

    Personal Lines Sales Agent 603-601-1008 Email
  • Christopher Wilson

    Joined our Personal Line team in 2017 and advocates for our clients with our carriers while learning the ever changing rules of insurance. He enjoys spending time with his wife at their daughter at many sporting events.

    Christopher Wilson

    Personal Lines Account Executive 603-601-1024 Email

Looking ahead 99 years later

Tobey & Merrill Insurance, Inc. of Hampton, New Hampshire might be known as the “little business that could.” The company has survived two world wars, tremendous social change, and economic ups and downs, to find themselves 99 years later, still going strong in the same community where they began.

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