Pearson Wallace Insurance, LLC


Be the best, do the best.


Leadership Team


President / Co-Founder

Beth Pearson

Beth Pearson, President and Co-Founder of Pearson Wallace Insurance LLC is an experienced business and Insurance Professional.  Coming from a background of Global Corporate Leadership at General Electric, to developing a $15MM Real Estate portfolio, to joining the Insurance Industry in 2012.  As a student of life, Beth is pursuing her last course to become a Certified Insurance Counselor.  She is passionate about serving customers and finding clients the right insurance to solve their insurance problems.  Beth takes the “pieces” of insurance and creates a “peace” of mind for her clients. Beth and her husband, Jim Wallace have 4 children and a Lab-Pup named Gracie.  In her free time she enjoys traveling, is training for a ½ marathon and enjoys growing her own food.
(413) 281-5642



VP of Business Development

Alex Bennett

Alex Bennett, VP of Business Development comes from a background in sales.  Shortly after graduating from the Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University, Alex started his career in insurance as an outside sales representative.  Alex knows that not every insurance situation is the same and he prides himself on providing an in-depth review to come up with fast and accurate solutions.

Proven to problem solve on his feet, Alex believes that product knowledge paired with a customer-centric mindset is the key to consistent results.  Alex’s passion and dedication to helping others translates directly to what he does every day. He is always thinking of the of the next best way to positively affect those around him.

Alex enjoys playing golf, basketball and lifting weights. He also enjoys skiing, and spending time with his close friends and family.
(413) 347-1522


Senior Account Manager

Beth Manitsas

Beth spent 29 years on the company side as an Account Executive/Territory Manager for Aetna, Travelers, Main Street America and Harleysville/Nationwide.  Beth spent those years traveling throughout Massachusetts and Vermont working with agencies to promote both personal and commercial insurance products. She has worked for several insurance agencies which has helped her gain valuable experience in customer service and sales. Beth graduated from American International College with a BA degree and attended Thunderbird School of Global Management for her MBA.  

Beth has one son, Niko, who is a sophomore at Longmeadow High School.  She is currently very involved and passionate about her involvement with a charitable organization in Guatemala where she sponsors two students.  She is also involved in fundraising for the Longmeadow High School Swim and Dive Team. In her spare time, Beth loves to travel, attend plays and live entertainment, cooking and gardening.
(413) 530 - 3522


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Customer Accounts and Operations 

Nina Allen

Nina has run her own business for the past 6 years while attending the Commonwealth Honors College at Umass Amherst. She also worked in the customer service field for 5 years. She is dedicated to helping people understand the complexities of insurance so that they are able to make informed decisions about their coverage. In her free time, Nina loves to spend time with dogs, including her Lab/Collie mix, Stella. She currently volunteers on the Town of Amherst Dog Park Task Force. In addition, Nina plays the keyboard and sings in a band. Her other interests include knitting, hiking, and cooking.
(413) 687-1771



Account Executive

Cole M. Lenihan

Cole, has a passion for business development and is driven by the problem solving nature of the insurance world and how he can best assist in providing exceptional solutions to everyday insurance needs.

Armed with his P&C license and his easy going attitude and broad background from being the son/employee of a Berkshire County based contractor and the development of a successful small window treatment business on Cape Cod.

He is no stranger to hard work and strives to find the pieces that best fit any person, family or business. Small or large. In his free time you might find Cole on the golf course, chatting about or working on cars, spending quality time with his friends and family or on the surrounding coast, surfing what New England has to offer.
(413) 347-1522

Get in touch

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Areas We Serve:

01220 (Adams)

01222 (Ashley Falls)

01223 (Becket)

01224 (Berkshire)

01225 (Cheshire)

01226 (Dalton)

01343 (Drury)

01029 (East Otis)

01229 (Glendale)

01230 (Great Barrington)

01235 (Hinsdale)

01236 (Housatonic)

01237 (Lanesboro)

01238 (Lee)

01240 (Lenox)

01242 (Lenox Dale)

01244 (Mill River)

01245 (Monterey)

01247 (North Adams)

01253 (Otis)

01254 (Richmond)

01255 (Sandisfield)

01256 (Savoy)

01257 (Sheffield)

01258 (South Egremont)

01260 (South Lee)

01259 (Southfield)

01262 (Stockbridge)

01264 (Tyringham)

01266 (West Stockbridge)

01267 (Williamstown)

01270 (Windsor)

Our Civic Engagements

We care. We act.

Rotary Board of Directors – Amherst

Chamber Board of Directors – Amherst

Town of Amherst Dog Park Study and Implementation

Guatemalan Youth Program – Sponsoring 2 children in Guatemala from Pre-K -College, one child heading to Med School

Western Mass Food Bank

Cooley Dickinson – Golf Events

United Way - Born Learning Trail

Hot Futbol for Haiti – Soccer

[PWI] is professional, knowledgeable, and works hard for the customer to get the job done.
— CFO $100MM Business, Hadley MA