Ellen Nickum established aNe Inc. independent insurance agency in June 2012.  The purpose and mission of the business is to provide the community of Bridge City and surrounding communities with options of multiple “A” rated insurance companies to service their specific insurance needs. 

Ellen and her husband, Bill, have been residents of Bridge City, Texas since 1965.  They have three grown children Angela Nickum-Haynes, Alyson Nickum-Smith, and John Nickum.


Ellen Nickum


Jennie Hardin lives in Orange, Texas with her husband and two children.  She began working in the insurance industry in December 2005 and immediately found a love for the fast-paced work environment.  She has worked for various agencies over the years and found her place as a team member at aNe Insurance in January 2018.  Jennie enjoys helping our customers find the right fit for their insurance needs.

Team Member

Jennie Hardin


Charlene Wappler moved to Bridge City in 1992 with her family and has raised her three children in Bridge City.  Charlene began working in the insurance industry in September 2002; she obtained her insurance license in 2003 in both life & health and property & casualty.  In June 2012, she became a team leader of aNe Insurance Agency, owned by Ellen Nickum.  She currently enjoys the challenges working in the insurance industry as an independent agent.  She is very knowledgeable in the ever-changing flood program and the changed facing our area.  She works hard for her clients and their needs and would love to work have for you.

Team Leader

Charlene Wappler


Carolyn and her three children are life time residents of Bridge City.  She began working in the insurance industry in 2012, and enjoys helping customers find the right policy for their needs.  Carolyn’s knowledge and friendly personality makes her a great fit for the aNe Insurance team!  Stop by the office and let her help you!

Team Member

Carolyn Boswell