Our Team


Chapman-Cornelius Insurance Services, Inc. and all producers are licensed to sell Property & Casualty and Life & Health Insurance in the state of Texas.



President / CFO
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April resides in Arlington, Texas, with her husband, Jason (Vice President at CCIS), and their two children. April grew up in Arlington and is a graduate of Lamar High School. She received her B.B.A in Finance from Texas A&M University. April has been an independent insurance agent for twenty years. She specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits and Medicare solutions for seniors. 

April is actively involved in the Arlington community through her involvement in The Junior League of Arlington and PTAs of Duff Elementary and Bailey Junior High. April enjoys exercising, watching sports, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. April and her family are active members of First Baptist Church Arlington.


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Carl graduated from Texas A&M University in 1969 with a B.B.A. He has been in the insurance business since 1969. He attained his CLU designation in 1976. He formed Chapman-Kearns Insurance Services, Inc. in 1982 and was later joined by James Cornelius, forming Chapman-Cornelius Insurance Services, Inc. He is married with two children and 4 grandchildren. He has served on the Board of Directors of the 12th Man Foundation for 20+ years. He has served numerous times on the Board of the Nelson Cup at Las Colinas Sports Club. He and his wife Alice attend Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington.

Senior Vice President
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Jim graduated from SMU in 1977 and has been in the Property & Casualty business since 1978. He obtained his CPCU in 1982 and ARM designations soon thereafter. He started for American Indemnity as a Workers' Compensation Underwriter and later was promoted to Assistant Secretary of the company and served from 1978-1982. In 1983 he joined Murray Insurance Agency of Dallas, Texas as the Commercial Lines Manager until 1989. In September 1989 he joined Chapman-Kearns Insurance and soon partnered with Carl Chapman to form Chapman-Cornelius Insurance. In addition to Property & Casualty, Jim is focused heavily in Employee Benefits, Life, Disability, Long Term Care and Tax-Deferred Annuities. He is married with two children and resides in Oak Point, Texas. 


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Vice President, CFO
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Jason is a 1993 graduate of MacArthur High School in San Antonio. He received his B.A. in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics from Texas A&M University in 1999. He has been a producer for Chapman-Cornelius since 1999. He is a Past President of the Fort Worth / Tarrant County A&M Club, and served on the Board of Directors for the Independent Insurance Agents of Tarrant County from 2006-2010. Jason enjoys spending time with his children, watching sports, fishing and relaxing by the pool. He is an active member of First Baptist Church in Arlington. He has a son, Ryan, and a daughter, Payton, and loves watching them compete in football, baseball and volleyball.


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Vice President, CTO
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Jason graduated from Arlington Lamar High School in 1989 and attended Texas A&M University. He holds a General Lines license for Property & Casualty, Life, Health & HMO. He joined Chapman-Cornelius Insurance in 1997 where he obtained his CISR designation in 2000 and his CIC designation in 2004. He currently has all accounting and I.T. responsibilities at Chapman-Cornelius. Jason is married and lives in Arlington. They have three grown children. In his spare time he loves woodworking and programming.



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Kevin has been in customer service since 1990 and in the insurance industry since 1994. He began with CCIS in May of 2000. He is currently serving as the Insurance Administrator for agents James M. Cornelius, April Ott & Carl Chapman. His specialties are in group/individual  health, life, dental insurance and other ancillary products.  He has been certified in the Fundamentals of Life and Health Insurance Level I through LOMA since 1998.  He holds a General Lines Agent license qualified for Life, Accident, Health & HMO.  Kevin is married to LaDonna Thompson and has four children (Darrien, Jada, Michael & Mikayla) and lives in Keller, TX. They attend Covenant Church and is originally from Rockford, Illinois.  In his spare time he enjoys going to sporting events, traveling, line dancing & swingout dancing.



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Ashley is a graduate from MacArthur High School in Irving and attended The University of Texas at Arlington.  She started in the insurance industry in 2004, and began her career with CCIS in October of 2015.  Ashley and her husband have two beautiful daughters, Adalynn and Aubree Grace. Ashley and Henry enjoy spending time with family, traveling, watching their oldest daughter competitive dance and attending Cowboys games.


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Jennifer graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from the University of North Texas with a Master of Arts degree. She holds a General Lines license for Property & Casualty Insurance. She joined CCIS in 2020 as a part-time account manager. Jennifer and her husband Jason live in Arlington and have three children and two grandchildren. She enjoys reading nonfiction, cross-stitching, and hiking.  



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Crystal is a graduate from W.H. Adamson High School in Dallas, TX. She attended El Centro College and obtained her Associates of Science in the field of study in Business degree. She then transferred to the University of North Texas at Dallas and received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a minor in Human Services Management and Leadership. Crystal holds a General License for Property & Casualty Insurance and began her insurance career in 2018. Crystal enjoys spending time with her family, loves to travel, and considers herself adventurous.