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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
Department Managers
Title Name Phone Ext.
Financial Services: Gene Chory, CLU, CHFC
Commercial Lines: Julie Ross, CISR 208
Personal Lines: Patricia S. Jones, CISR, CPSR 117
Accounting/Systems Operations: Linda Revell 119


Kitty Hawk Office Associates

Kitty Hawk Staff



Personal Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Linda Melson Personal Lines Account Manager 205
Cheri Hand 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.
Missy Trout Commercial Lines Account Manager 215
Suzanne Wrenn Commercial Lines Account Manager 221
Katie Gray,CISR Commercial Lines Account Analyst & Team Leader 214
Christy Morris Commercial Lines Processor 212
Heather Fleischmann Commercial Lines Processor
Name Phone Ext.
Karen Bachman 203
Margaret Caldwell 207
Butch Snyder 219
Name Phone Ext.
Rita Brandt 200


Elizabeth City Office Associates 

Eliz City Stagg


Personal Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Debbie Horton,CISR Personal Lines Account Manager 116
Krystle McDaniels Personal Lines Account Manager 115
Stephanie Spisak, CISR Personal Lines Account Manager 113
Commercial Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Suzette Ward, CIC Commercial Lines Account Manager 109
Margie Mook Commercial Lines Account Manager 103
Crystal Smith Commercial Lines Account Manager 104
Paula Boyce Senior Account Analyst 102
Name Phone Ext.
Toni Corprew 100


Edenton Office Associates 


Personal Lines
Name Title Phone Ext.
Pat Davis Personal Lines Account Manager 316
April Bond Personal Lines Account Manager 314
Name Phone Ext.
Paul Hicks 316
Carl Lofjhelm 302
Name Phone Ext.
Kim White 313