ABOUT US

Carolina Senior Marketing is a full-service insurance FMO company that operates with one purpose: to faithfully serve your business needs with excellence.

We represent over 70 different companies with contracts for life & health insurance, annuities, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, PDP, critical illness, dental/vision, final expense, long-term care, and many other supplemental plans for independent insurance agents all across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Our Valued Services

What We Offer

Product Education Insurance FMO
Product Education
Marketing Development Insurance FMO
Marketing Development
Agent Conference Insurance FMO NC
Agent Conference
Agent Portal & Quoting Tools Insurance FMO
Agent Portal & Quoting Tools

Your Partner For Exceptional Service, Creative Marketing And Innovative Opportunities.

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75

Unique Carriers

195

Counties Represented

175

Agencies

65000

Lives Insured

Our Agents

We have agents all across NC, SC and VA, covering more than 100 counties. The dark blue shaded areas represent the counties where our agents are currently servicing clients.

Features
  • Over 10 Years Of Serving Agents
  • Top Commission Contracts Available
  • Online Contracting System
  • Online Quoting And Enrollment Tools
  • Leading Product Education And Training
  • Comprehensive Turning 65 Marketing
  • Custom Compliance Review And Assistance
  • Printing Of All Agent Business Materials And Ads

Our Expertise

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE
MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT
LIFE INSURANCE
ACCIDENTAL /CRITICAL CARE
LONG-TERM CARE
ANNUITIES
PRESCRIPTION PDP
MAJOR MEDICAL
FINAL EXPENSE
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE
MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT
LIFE INSURANCE
ACCIDENTAL /CRITICAL CARE
LONG-TERM CARE
ANNUITIES
PRESCRIPTION PDP
MAJOR MEDICAL
FINAL EXPENSE

Marketing Development

We provide assistance with custom created ads, prospecting letters, direct-mail, newsletters, seminar support, personalized branding and logo design, website development, and much more.

Professional Web Design
We provide customized web development services for our agents. We work with you on the content, design, and functionality of your online presence.
Email Marketing
Our marketing team can help set your agency up with an email marketing strategy and design. Once in place, you can use email to promote products, remind clients of events, or simply stay in touch.
Agency Branding
Our team works with you to develop the brand identity and materials you need for a successful agency. We provide logo development, business cards, envelopes, stationary, and just about anything else you need along the way!
Marketing Materials
In addition to your basic branded items, we also provide professionally designed brochures, newsletters, postcards, and other direct-mail pieces to ensure your message is being seen and your client base is always growing.

Passionate About Perfection

Creative Thinkers

Dustin Alipour

Owner/Director

I love to create, to build, and to see others thrive! If it’s effective, efficient, and productive, I want to be a part of it.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over… Under… On the floor… I don’t care!

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Sushi, of course… because who doesn’t love raw fish?!

What is your life motto?
Go big or go home!

What is your favorite quote?
Perfection is the enemy of profitability. – Mark Cuban

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________________.
Don’t get a tattoo around your belly button. You’ll hate it when you’re older.

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
Don’t waste your time worrying about failing. Everybody fails at something – it’s healthy for perseverance and grit.

My favorite word in the English language is __________________.
Bubbles.... because there’s no angry way to say it.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Perpetual investment. I get to use my gifts and strengths to serve my team. and they use their gifts and strengths to serve our agents. When they thrive, they get to use their gifts and strengths to serve their customers.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________________.
Driving super fast and never getting a ticket.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________________ when I grew up.
A race car driver

Anna-Kristian Howell

Business Development Director

Anna has been working with Carolina Senior Marketing since 2010 and has had the pleasure of welcoming most of our agents as they come to us! As our Operations Director, she loves having the opportunity to help our agents with their business needs. Anna is married to Chris Howell, who also works alongside her in Operations. Together they have two small children, Cainan and Adaline! If she's not working, she's chasing her children and having the most fun out of their days!

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________________.
Take a lot of vacations!

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________________.
Food!

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________________ when I grew up.
Marine biologist

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be?
A spiral pasta

Chris Howell

Agent Services Director

Chris joined Carolina Senior Marketing in 2014. He enjoys serving our agents and helping them succeed in their careers. He is married to Anna who is also a part of our team. They have two kids, Cainan and Adaline. Chris was born and raised in Texas, and has called North Carolina home since 2010. When he is not at work you can find him chasing around his two little ones and finding any excuse to go to the beach.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Unlimited tacos for life

What is your life motto?
Is it football season yet?

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
The Maldives

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________________.
A day designated to fishing

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Watching others succeed and thrive

Becca Cochrane

Art Director

Born and (mostly) raised in Champaign, IL, Becca stuck around her hometown to study Industrial Design at the University of Illinois. At age 20 she married her Army sweetheart, Brent, and they now reside in Apex with their 3 young children.

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can mimic a car alarm noise.

Do you have any interesting phobias?
Crippling fear of driving off a bridge into water

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Tacos

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
Milan, Italy

What is your favorite book or book series?
Mark of the Lion Series, Francine Rivers

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve _________.
20 kittens

My favorite word in the English language is _________.
Precious/creepy

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be _________.
Omniscience

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a _________ when I grew up.
News anchor

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is _________.
Hug my kids

Katie Gaston

Finance & HR

Katie has been with Carolina Senior Marketing since May 2013. She gives leadership to our Finance and Accounting Department and loves being able to use her gifts to serve our agents! Katie and her husband Jason have three kids: Holt, Annie, and Parks, and they live in Apex, NC. In her free time, you can find her in the gym or around a local sports facility cheering on her kids.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Under

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Tacos all the way, or brownies 🙂

What is your life motto?
Do hard things.

What is your favorite book or book series?
Harry Potter (I'm about 20 years late to the trend.)

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
Love others well, work hard, and take some time to have fun.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________________.
Rapid cleaning of my house

Jerod Coe

Regional Sales Associate Eastern NC & SC

Jerod grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and graduated with a degree in marketing and a minor in Spanish from UNC-Wilmington. He has been married for 16 years and has 3 kids. Being born in Kearney, Nebraska, and having Kearney-native family makes him a big Nebraska Cornhusker fan. Go Cornhuskers!

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a ___________ when I grew up.
Professional basketball player

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
Flying

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Sushi, as long as it's not gas station sushi

What is your life motto?
Sky's the limit!

What are your favorite hobbies?
I have 3 kids...

Jo Brann

Internet CE Manager

Jo is originally from Swansboro, North Carolina. She moved to Raleigh to go to Meredith College and has been in the Triangle ever since. She loves gardening, being at the beach, and hosting dinner at her house. She would never turn down anything chocolate or a homemade milkshake.

Do you have any nicknames?
Yes, lots! My first name is Jolean. You can tell where I know someone from by what they call me. Jo, Jojo, Joey, Mama Jo, Joleanie, Joanie, Sis... and those are just the nicknames I'll share publicly.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
I love the people I get to work with every day. We each bring out the fun and dedication in each other. Nothing beats a "Good morning!" from Dustin.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________________ when I grew up.
Babysitter

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Farfalle, also known as bow tie pasta, because they're cute and always shaped exactly the same. They also are great for a hot or cold pasta dish.

Molly Cox

Agent Support Specialist

Molly grew up in the small town of Taylorsville, North Carolina, where she developed a competitive edge for sports and a deep love for community. She graduated from Meredith College in 2016 with a degree in sociology – go Angels! Her and her husband Jake have been married for two years and live in Holly Springs.

Do you have any nicknames?
Mollybunn, Mol, Molls, Moll-ball...

What’s the strangest talent you have?
People say I am the human "Shazam". I can name the song title and artist of almost any song.

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________________.
Free concerts!

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
The most inspiring part of my job is getting to connect with our amazing agents. I love being able to build relationships with them, learn about their lives, and set them up to succeed at their jobs.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________________ when I grew up.
Farmer

Carly Williford

Agent Development Specialist

Carly grew up outside of Greensboro, North Carolina. She is the youngest of three with two older brothers. She graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a degree in finance. All activities outdoors are they key to her heart.

Do you have any nicknames?
Barky and Carcar

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can do a three leaf clover with my tongue.

Toilet paper: over or under?
OVER

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Unlimited sushi!

What is your favorite book or book series?
Harry Potter

Emily Prince

Web & Graphic Designer

Emily graduated with a degree in Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology from Appalachian State University. She grew up near Topsail Island, North Carolina, where she met her husband, Len. When she's not designing websites, she likes to draw, paint, create content for her lifestyle blog, take her golden retriever and yellow lab for walks at the park, and travel.

Do you have any nicknames?
Em, Ems, Emiline

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over! No exceptions.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Tacos. Always tacos. Do they come with queso dip?

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve ___________.
All of the dogs. And queso dip...

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Getting to take an outdated website and bring something brand new and modern to life.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a ___________ when I grew up.
Famous artist

Brett Zeck

Graphic & Social Media Specialist

Brett graduated with a concentration in graphic design from UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism. Go Heels! He is from the town of Wake Forest area and has called North Carolina home since 2005. Though an avid long-distance runner, Brett once finished a marathon without any prior, months-long training. Don't ask him what his finishing time was.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Obviously over. If you place it under, you probably also pour milk in the bowl before cereal. It's just wrong.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
What about... sushi tacos. ¿Por qué no los dos?

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is ___________.
"The grass isn't greener on the other side, it's greener where you water it."

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
The most inspiring part of my job is building relationships with our agents and having the pleasure of seeing them and their work flourish over time.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be ___________.
The ability to stop time. The potential for productivity (and procrastination) is unlimited.

Audrey Hill

Agent Support Assistant

Audrey is from the sunny Los Angeles, California. She loves the Wolfpack and all things NC State. She is convinced that golden retrievers are the best dog breed and enjoys slow mornings by her virtual fireplace and hiking in the mountains. You can catch Audrey downtown trying a new restaurant or looking for live music!

Do you have any nicknames?
Most people call me Audj!

Do you have any interesting phobias?
All bugs.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over. It has to be over.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
TACOS.

What is your life motto?
Always stop to pet the dog.

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
Greece!

What is your favorite book or book series?
Where the Crawdads Sing

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is ___________.
"Life is too short to only have one chocolate chip cookie."

The most important thing I learned before high school was ___________.
Get rid of all your gaucho pants and Paul Frank shirts. They were never cool.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be ___________.
To teleport to any country at any given time.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________________ when I grew up.
Veterinarian. I was kind of obsessed with animals.

What We Do

Our Featured Carriers

Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

Aetna

Humana

United Health Care

Cigna

Health Team

Silver Script

Americo

GTL

Oxford

Thrivent Financial

Clear Spring Health

National General

Assurity

Envision

OneShare

Centene

The IHC Group

Gerber Life

Mutual of Omaha

Medico

United Home Life

Teal Premiere

NGL

Wellcare

Foresters

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Contact Us

If you're an Insurance Agent interested in more information about joining Carolina Senior Marketing, or if you have questions about what we offer, please contact us.

Address: 210 Tals Rock Way, Suite 1, Cary, NC 27519

Phone: 919-460-6073 (office) | 888-322-6794 (fax)

Email: info@carolinaseniormarketing.com

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm EST