Staff Directory

Our team of insurance professionals is dedicated to providing excellent service to our clients.

Many of our associates have earned the following professional designations, demonstrating their commitment to insurance education and remaining in the forefront of changes within the insurance industry.

  • CPCU – Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter
  • CIC – Certified Insurance Counselor
  • AAI – Accredited Advisor in Insurance
  • CISR – Certified Insurance Service Representative
  • CPSR – Certified Professional Service Representative

 

Agency Principals

Jeffrey A. Aldridge, CIC

A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jeff began his insurance career in 1983. Jeff is a past president of the Elizabeth City Rotary Club and currently serves as a director of the College of the Albemarle Foundation and the Sentara Albemarle  Medical Center.  He is also a member of the Board of Commissioners of Albemarle Hospital Authority.

 

J.M. “Monty” Ross, Jr., CIC, AAI

A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Monty has been active in the insurance industry since 1992. He currently serves as a chairman of the IIANC Beach/Fair Plan Committee, the Beach Plan Managers Advisory Counsel, and is the past chairman of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and the Outer Banks Jaycess.

 

William Vogedes, III, CPCU, AAI

A 1979 graduate of NC State University. His insurance career began in 1979 with USF&G Insurance Company. He purchased the West  Byrum Agency in Edenton in 1984 and changed the name of the business to Vogedes Insurance Agency and opened an office in Kill Devil Hills in 1989.  Vogedes Insurance Agency merged with G R Little effective January 1, 2018.  He served on the Board of Directors of the Independent Insurance Agents of NC from 2008 until 2018.  He also served as Chairman of the Board from 2017- 2018.

 

David B. Wright, CIC, AAI

A graduate of East Carolina University, David returned home in 1981 to begin his insurance career. Active in the business community, David is a former member of the Board of Trustees for College of the Albemarle and has previously served as a member of the East Carolina University Board of Visitors. He has also served as a director of the Elizabeth City Community Foundation and is a past president of the Elizabeth City Rotary Club.

 

 

Corporate Officers  
Title Name Phone Ext.
President: David Wright 106
Vice President: Jeff Aldridge 210
Vice President: Monty Ross 204
Vice President: Bill Vogedes 220

 

Kitty Hawk Office Associates
Personal Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Linda Melson Personal Lines Account Manager 205
Cheri Hand, CISR Personal Lines Account Manager 202
Reda Hollon, CIC Personal Lines Account Manager 217
Dana Hedgepeth Personal Lines Account Manager 218 
April Parnel Personal Lines Account Analyst 216
Commercial Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Julie Ross, CIC, CISR Commercial Lines Account Manager 208
Missy Trout Commercial Lines Account Manager 215
Suzanne Wrenn, CISR Commercial Lines Account Manager 221
Katie Gray,CISR Commercial Lines Account Analyst & Team Leader 214
Christy Morris Commercial Lines Processor 212
Heather Fleischmann,CISR Commercial Lines Processor
Producers
Name Phone Ext.
Karen Bachman, CISR 203
Margaret Caldwell, CISR, CPSR 207
Butch Snyder,CIC 219
Receptionist
Name Phone Ext.
Rita Brandt 200

 

Elizabeth City Office Associates
Personal Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Patricia S. Jones, CISR, CPSR Personal Lines Department Manager 117
Debbie Horton, CISR Personal Lines Account Manager 116
Krystle McDaniels Personal Lines Account Manager 115
Toni Corprew Personal Lines Account Manager 108
Commercial Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Suzette Ward, CIC Commercial Lines Account Manager 109
Paula Boyce, CISR Senior Account Analyst 102
Kelli Wood Account Analyst 104
Jenny Hutchinson Account Analyst 103
Accounting & Systems Operations
Name Title Phone Ext.
Linda Revell 119
Receptionist
Name Phone Ext.
Holly Hand 100

 

Edenton Office Associates
Personal Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Pat Davis, CISR Personal Lines Account Manager 316
April Bond Personal Lines Account Manager 315
Producers
Name Phone Ext.
Paul Hicks 316
Carl Lofjhelm 302
Receptionist
Name Phone Ext.
Kim White 313

 

Kitty Hawk Office

6225 North Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
252-255-2090

Elizabeth City Office

203 E. Church St.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-335-2967

Edenton Office

401 S Broad Street
Edenton, NC 27932
866-360-5222