Dahlia Hood was born and raised in Brownfield, TX. She and husband Marc Hood have two children Dustin and Nicole. She worked for Southwestern Public Services for 17 years.  Her family was relocated to Dallas where she worked in the telecom industry and 2001 moved back to Lubbock and continued to work in the telecom industry.  In 2005 Dahlia began her insurance career. She worked for Texas Farm Bureau as an agent where she won many awards that include Professional Agent, Round Table and All Star Qualifier.  In June 2009 Dahlia had the opportunity to open an independent agency with a business partner and May 2011 became sole owner and changed the name to Dahl*Mar Insurance Solutions Inc. The name part her name and husband's name.   Dahlia currently serves on the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Professional Women's Resource Group and the Coronado Lady Mustang Basketball Booster Club boards.  Past boards include Westmont Christian Church, Women’s Protective Services, Early Learning Center, The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Lubbock Apartment Association.  Dahlia surrounds herself with positive, high energy individuals that she loves and trusts. She treats all her clients with passion, devotion and understanding.


Dahl-Mar is one of the fastest growing insurance agencies in the greater Lubbock area. Dahl-Mar offers a complete package of products, services, and technical tools to help ensure outstanding customer satisfaction.  Dahlia's desire to provide a full array of insurance products for each and every customers led her to open an agency. She is motivated to provide solutions that are unique and specifically tailored to each individual clients needs. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you!

Marc Hood's primary business objective is to maximize synergistic opportunities by exceeding client expectations and driving enterprise revenues through continuous improvement. Successful, goal-oriented business leader and developer possessing Fortune 100 medical sales training, multiple medical preceptorships, as well as BBA & MBA from one of the top 50 US graduate business programs. Occupational history includes a dynamic, 20-year career in professional pharmaceutical sales as well as a 15-year involvement in real estate. Presently engaged in investment property analysis, acquisition, & management d.b.a. Dahl-Mar Properties, LLC as well as marketing of indemnity and investment products for a proprietary, independent, insurance agency Dahl-Mar Insurance Solutions, Inc. Real Estate development activities include construction management of investment properties in Uvita, Costa Rica, SA.

Deidra Patterson-Gunter has been working for Dahl-Mar Insurance for 3.5 years as a manager and a sales agent. She has over 15 years in the customer service and financial industry receiving awards for sales and customer service excellence throughout the years. Deidra worked as a manager in two casinos in New Mexico and as a trainer for a casino in Oklahoma. She has been in the insurance industry since 2007 where she started her career as an Executive Recruiter in Scottsdale, AZ. She then moved on to become a Branch Manager for a large insurance corporation in the U.S. where she received her Life and Health licenses and a vast knowledge about Life, Annuities and Long Term Care products. Upon moving back to Texas in 2010 she obtained her Property and Casualty licenses and has been with Dahl-Mar Insurance Solutions since.  She currently attends school full time at Texas Tech and has recently married. Deidra always strives to provide the best customer service to all our clients and potential clients.

Sandy Abbe was born and raised in Morton, Texas. She and her husband Eric Abbe, have two boys, Alex and Kade. Sandy began her insurance career in late 2012 with Farm Bureau. She won several different awards that included the Million Dollar Ring, AllStar, Five Million Dollar Club, and Winners Challenge. Sandy and her husband are current Charter Members of the Military and Veterans National Alumni Chapter, a sponsor and member of USA Fit Lubbock.


Sandy is eager and excited to be a part of Dahl-Mar insurance!


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