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Meet The American Surety Bonds Team

We are a full service bonding agency dedicated to providing fast, efficient and pleasant service. With over 30 years of experience, our staff of underwriters understands the surety industry. We have a wide array of markets catering to preferred clients, non-traditional clients and everyone in between.

Sam Newberry
Sam NewberryManaging Member

Senior Underwriter Sam started in the insurance business in 1974 and quickly became involved in the surety industry. He has since adopted the surety industry as his main focus and worked as an agent and underwriter in several different companies and agencies. In addition to commercial underwriting, Sam has a unique understanding of the construction market and is a champion of the Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program.

42 Years Experience
100% Customer focus
Thousands of Bonds Written
Shoni Trammell
Shoni TrammellCommercial Surety Manager

Shoni began working in the surety industry in 1980 and has since become somewhat of a commercial surety maven. Her experience has given her a unique understanding of the rules and regulations that govern the world of license and permit bonds. In addition to commercial surety, Shoni also focuses on Court Bonds and has worked with attorneys, judges and clients across the United States.

38 Years Experience
100% Customer focus
Thousands of Bonds Written
Denita LowesContract Surety Manager

Denita joined our firm in 2015 after spending over 25 years as a surety bond manager in numerous surety companies. Her expertise and underwriting prowess is greatly respected within the surety community on a nationwide basis.

28 Years Experience
100% Customer focus
Thousands of Bonds Written
Larry JohnsonCorporate Counsel

After practicing law for over 25 years, Larry added the surety industry as part of his overall practice. With emphasis in all court-related surety bonds, Larry has provided expert counsel and service to American Surety Bonds since the company’s beginning.

30 Years Experience
100% Customer focus
Thousands of Bonds Written

Trusted Partners

What is the Better Business Bureau?

The Better Business Bureau is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing marketplace trust, consisting of 112 independently incorporated local BBB organizations in the United States and Canada. The BBB collects and provides free business reviews on more than 4 million businesses to over 123 million requests from consumers. Their website is among the top 1000th most visited in the United States.

What is Professional Insurance Agents?

Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is a voluntary, membership-based trade association representing professional, independent property/casualty insurance agents. PIA is dedicated to building the future for insurance professionals everywhere.

What is Trusted Choice?

Trusted Choice is a national brand that represents the 140,000 licensed independent insurance agents & brokers of America. These agents are independent business owners who are bound by a common commitment to serving their customers.

What are “Big I” Markets?

Big “I” also refers to IIABA (Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America). The IIABA is a national alliance of business owners and employees offering insurance and financial services products. Big “I” members receive exclusive benefits and access to privileged information/resources.

What is MAIIA?

The MAIIA or Metro Alliance of Independent Insurance Agents is an experienced group of local agents, affiliates, and vendors who meet monthly to learn and grow in the insurance industry. MAIIA provides excellent, quality, continuing-education that is informative, interesting, and current. MAIIA also provides unique networking opportunities with some of the best carriers and vendors in the industry.