Kristin Manwaring started her insurance career in 1996 under employment of Brent Shirley & Associates. Upon Brent Shirley’s retirement in 2006, Kristin purchased the company and changed the name to Kristin Manwaring Insurance (KMi). A native of Seattle, Kristin earned her Associate’s Degree from Skagit Valley College and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Central Washington University. Kristin is a licensed Life & Disability Producer specializing in Life, Long Term Care, Disability and Health Insurance for personal or business needs. She is also a certified producer with the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (WAHBE).

Kristin is committed to serving her community. This is demonstrated by the offering of local employment opportunities through the ongoing growth and development of KMi, offering community education about the ever changing insurance industry and the volunteering of time and financial contributions to many local events and services. Kristin’s contributions are partially evidenced by her participation in the following:

Professional Memberships:
National Association of Health Underwriters, NAHU
National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors, NAIFA
Producer Advisory Council member for Premera Blue Cross
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce- Member

Past Community Involvement:
Rhododendron Festival- Participant
Jefferson County Community Foundation- Board Member
Kiwanis- Board Member
Relay for Life- Sponsor/participant

And, while Kristin enjoys her profession, she also is committed to her family and personal development. For fun Kristin loves being involved in outdoor activities and is especially fond of skiing, paddle boarding, hiking, backpacking, camping and gardening, and last but certainly not least, walking and spending time with her Labrador, Remington.



At KMi, our clients are our top priority. Every member of our staff shares a commitment to providing you with the highest level of service, the best possible insurance coverage, and the most current and accurate information available. We work hard to deserve the reputation we’ve earned for our knowledge, our professionalism, and our small-town values and friendliness.



Licensed Producer


2300 South Park Avenue

Port Townsend, WA 98368


phone: 360-385-4400

toll free: 800-643-3590