A Creative and Innovative Partnership for the

Independent Agent

ABOUT US

Carolina Senior Marketing is a full-service insurance marketing FMO based in Cary, NC that operates with one purpose: to faithfully serve your business needs with excellence.

We represent over 70 different insurance 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 across the Eastern United States.

Many insurance marketing firms offer very similar products and payouts, but we believe what sets us apart from our competitors is our boutique approach to service and our pursuit of exceptional value, with marketing efforts that are personalized for each agent.

At Carolina Senior Marketing, we recognize that servicing your clients is the most important thing to you, and servicing you – as our client – is the most important thing to us. The result? A company that attracts the best insurance agents in the industry, and we believe once you join us, it will be for life!

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Our Valued Services

What We Offer

Product Education
Marketing Development
Lead Generation
Online Quoting & Contracting

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

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20

States

75

Insurance Carriers

250

Agencies

75000

Lives Insured

Our Agents

We have agents all across the Eastern United States including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, and more, covering 20 states and counting. The dark blue shaded areas represent the states 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
SHORT-TERM CARE
ANNUITIES
PRESCRIPTION PDP
MAJOR MEDICAL
FINAL EXPENSE
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE
MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT
LIFE INSURANCE
ACCIDENTAL /CRITICAL CARE
SHORT-TERM CARE
ANNUITIES
PRESCRIPTION PDP
MAJOR MEDICAL
FINAL EXPENSE

Marketing Development

We provide assistance to independent insurance agents 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

When you join our insurance FMO, you’re joining our team. Click the photos below to learn why each member of the Carolina Senior Marketing team is the best in the industry.

Dustin Alipour

CEO

What you should contact me for:

  • Business & Marketing Planning
  • Carrier Networking

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

What you should contact me for:

  • Business Development
  • Event Planning
  • Compliance

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

What you should contact me for:

  • New Agent Onboarding
  • Commissions

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

VP of Marketing

What you should contact me for:

  • Brand/Marketing Development
  • Business Supply Needs

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 & Accounting

What you should contact me for:

  • Agent Reimbursements
  • BCBSNC Commissions

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

What you should contact me for:

  • Recruiting
  • Agent Development

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…

Molly Cox

Agent Support Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Contracting
  • Agent Services

Originally from Taylorsville, North Carolina, Molly graduated from Meredith College in 2016 with a degree in Sociology. She now lives in Holly Springs, NC, with her husband, Jake, and their cat Kemba. When she’s not helping agents with contracting needs, she can be found at a local coffee shop, tending to her plant collection or curating a new Spotify playlist.

Do you have any nicknames?
Mol, Mollz, Moll-ball

What’s the strangest talent you have?
Working far too many pop culture references, song lyrics and movie quotes into everyday conversation.

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

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve ___________.
Live music and free food

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Getting to connect with our amazing agents! I love being able to build relationships with them, learn about their lives and equip them to succeed in their businesses.

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

Audrey Hill

Agent Support Assistant

What you should contact me for:

  • Contracting Support
  • Agent Services Support

Audrey is from a small town in Southern California called Los Angeles (you probably haven’t heard of it). She graduated from NC State University with a degree in Public Relations – go Pack!. She loves to hike, explore the city, and travel.

Do you have any nicknames?
Audj, Audie, Audj-Podj

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?
Greece!

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve _________.
Puppies!

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
You better be good at ping-pong!

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be ___________.
To be able to speak every language

Carly Williford

Agent Development Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Quoting, Products & Tools
  • Carrier Supply Orders

Carly grew up in small town Browns Summit, NC. Drive north of Greensboro but don’t blink, you’ll miss it! She graduated from UNC Charlotte in 2016 with a degree in finance, somehow fell into insurance and never looked back. In 2017 Carly married her childhood sweetheart and by 2019 they moved to Raleigh for his job and to be closer to family, but finding CSM just happened to be one of her life’s greatest blessings.

Do you have any nicknames?
Car/Car-Car

Toilet paper: over or under?
OVER, you will never convince me otherwise.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Give me ALL the sushi!

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

What is your favorite book or book series?
The Silent Patient, best book EVER.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________.
Stop talking in a British accent, it isn’t cute

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________.
Candy candy candy candy

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Creating relationships with our agents and watching their businesses flourish with the help of new technology.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
To eat all the candy I want and never get cavities

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________ when I grew up.
Eye doctor

Jen Thompson

Health Insurance Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Under 65 Quoting & Enrollment

I was born and raised in Durham, NC and now I live in Raleigh. I love the way the Triangle has changed in my lifetime! I graduated from Wake Forest University and now have a daughter at UNC-Chapel Hill, so I’m torn between teams. My awesome husband, David, and I have four kids, ages 10-19, and they are my favorite under 65 clients.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Always over. I might even change it at someone else’s house because I’m sure they either forgot to switch it or wish they had.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Always tacos. I can barely do sushi, even if it’s a California roll. Who really likes seaweed besides fish?

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
Absolutely to Italy. The pandemic cancelled our 20th anniversary trip, so if we could ever do it again, I’d love for someone else to pay.

What is your favorite book or book series?
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. Nothing beats Hosea and Gomer’s story of redemption.

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve _____________.
Take out and a movie. Too many holidays involve cooking!

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Meeting the needs of our under 65 clients by helping them understand and choose health insurance that works for their family.

The most important thing I learned before high school was ______________.
It’s okay if you fail your volleyball serving test and get cut from cheerleading tryouts. No one remembers besides you anyway.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a ______________ when I grew up.
Interior designer. I practiced on my Barbie dream house, complete with gourmet freestanding kitchen and elevator.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Cavatappi. You can always pick it up with your fork; it has a cute twist and it’s a grown-up version of elbows or fusilli.

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is _____________.
Start cooking dinner for my crew. Someone, all these people in my house expect to eat three meals a day!

Brett Zeck

Graphic & Social Media Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Social Media Setup
  • Online Presence & Reputation

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.

Emily Prince

Web & Graphic Designer

What you should contact me for:

  • Website Design
  • Email Support
  • Videography

Emily grew up near Topsail Island, NC, where she also met her husband in middle school. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology from Appalachian State University. When she’s not working hard on our agent’s websites, Emily likes to cuddle with her two dogs and two cats and hop on a cruise ship to anywhere tropical.

Do you have any nicknames?
Em, Ems, M&M

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can mimic Stitch’s voice from Lilo & Stitch.

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

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Tacos! Especially if they come with queso dip.

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
Scotland/Ireland.

What is your favorite book or book series?
Outlander.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________.
You should never have to convince someone to like you.

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

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
Be yourself! This team is the most welcoming group of beings you’ll ever meet and you’ll never want to leave.

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

The most important thing I learned before high school was _________.
Do what you love, not what will make you “popular.” You’ll be much happier! Even if it makes you a band geek. 🤓

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
Teleportation so I never have to drive again.

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

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Bow ties! They so fancy.

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is __________.
Put on sweatpants.

Amanda Meli

Digital Marketing Manager

What you should contact me for:

  • Digital Advertising

Amanda is a Raleigh native – go Pack! She went to Meredith College and studied Business Administration/Marketing and psychology. She loves being outdoors and frequently visits the mountains in NC to go hiking. Amanda has a cat named Whiskey and loves keeping up with trends with fashion and clothing.

Do you have any nicknames?
Mandy, Manderz

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I’m double jointed in my right pinky finger and can bend it all the way backwards without it hurting

Do you have any interesting phobias?
I wouldn’t consider it interesting, but I’m really afraid of snakes

Toilet paper: over or under?
over, under… as long as it’s there that’s fine by me.

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

What is your life motto?
Work hard, treat others with respect/empathy and don’t take the little things for granted.

What is your favorite quote?
“treat others how you’d like to be treated”

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

What is your favorite book or book series?
Flowers for Algernon

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________.
believe in yourself and manifest positivity and everything else will work itself out

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________.
cats and/or chicken nuggets

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
Just be yourself and bring a positive attitude

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Being able to provide a message to people who have never heard of a brand/ company that offers life changing services

The most important thing I learned before high school was __________.
How to properly do laundry!

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
making people laugh

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________ when I grew up.
Astronaut – I was determined I’d go to the moon

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Linguini because it sounds the most Italian IMO

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is __________.
Call my cat to give her pets 🙂

Claire Jiang

Graphic Design Intern

Born and raised in Shanghai, China for 16 years, Claire has been living in the U.S for 6 years now. She studied Design at North Carolina State University, Go Pack! During her spare time, Claire likes to tuft rugs and paint. Her favourite activity is to play with her dog and DerDer (her cat). She hates frogs and toads to death, and she will get shivers every time she sees them, EH YUK! Although she has an Eastern cultural background, Claire enjoys American jokes. So! If you see her, tell her a joke (about anything) and she will love it!

Do you have any nicknames?
Cool Lie R

Do you have any interesting phobias?
Toads and frogs

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Sushi for sure

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
France and the Netherlands

My favorite word in the English language is __________________.
Available , because I can never spell it right

My favorite word that has no direct English translation is __________________.
Derder

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Ziti, hide all the sauce inside

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is _____________.
Take off my contacts

Grayden Knoll

Video Production Intern

Grayden is currently in school at NC State University studying Communication with a minor in Journalism. On the side, Grayden runs his own photography business capturing people, people’s weddings or people’s cars. Grayden has a cat, her name is Savvy, she is everything to him.

Do you have any nicknames?
no

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can do a backflip, is that strange?

Do you have any interesting phobias?
Being trapped in a room that is slowly filling with water.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Neither, I break off three squares at a time and make a little stack on the floor.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Unlimited sushi because unlimited tacos would get kinda messy.

What is your life motto?
The stuff you worry about now you’ll find really silly in a few years.

What is your favorite quote?
“Wanna go to Bojangles?”

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________________.
sometimes pursuing healthiness isn’t comfortable.

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
If you have a YouTube channel they will find it, oh and get good at ping pong.

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

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
I don’t know much about pasta but I know there’s one where its long and flat, like a really really long rectangle, so I’m going to go with that one.

Passionate About Perfection

Creative Thinkers

When you join our insurance FMO, you’re joining our team. Click the photos below to learn why each member of the Carolina Senior Marketing team is the best in the industry.

Dustin Alipour

CEO

What you should contact me for:

  • Business & Marketing Planning
  • Carrier Networking

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

What you should contact me for:

  • Business Development
  • Event Planning
  • Compliance

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

What you should contact me for:

  • New Agent Onboarding
  • Commissions

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

VP of Marketing

What you should contact me for:

  • Brand/Marketing Development
  • Business Supply Needs

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 & Accounting

What you should contact me for:

  • Agent Reimbursements
  • BCBSNC Commissions

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

What you should contact me for:

  • Recruiting
  • Agent Development

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…

Molly Cox

Agent Support Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Contracting
  • Agent Services

Originally from Taylorsville, North Carolina, Molly graduated from Meredith College in 2016 with a degree in Sociology. She now lives in Holly Springs, NC, with her husband, Jake, and their cat Kemba. When she’s not helping agents with contracting needs, she can be found at a local coffee shop, tending to her plant collection or curating a new Spotify playlist.

Do you have any nicknames?
Mol, Mollz, Moll-ball

What’s the strangest talent you have?
Working far too many pop culture references, song lyrics and movie quotes into everyday conversation.

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

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve ___________.
Live music and free food

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Getting to connect with our amazing agents! I love being able to build relationships with them, learn about their lives and equip them to succeed in their businesses.

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

Audrey Hill

Agent Support Assistant

What you should contact me for:

  • Contracting Support
  • Agent Services Support

Audrey is from a small town in Southern California called Los Angeles (you probably haven’t heard of it). She graduated from NC State University with a degree in Public Relations – go Pack!. She loves to hike, explore the city, and travel.

Do you have any nicknames?
Audj, Audie, Audj-Podj

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?
Greece!

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve _________.
Puppies!

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
You better be good at ping-pong!

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be ___________.
To be able to speak every language

Carly Williford

Agent Development Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Quoting, Products & Tools
  • Carrier Supply Orders

Carly grew up in small town Browns Summit, NC. Drive north of Greensboro but don’t blink, you’ll miss it! She graduated from UNC Charlotte in 2016 with a degree in finance, somehow fell into insurance and never looked back. In 2017 Carly married her childhood sweetheart and by 2019 they moved to Raleigh for his job and to be closer to family, but finding CSM just happened to be one of her life’s greatest blessings.

Do you have any nicknames?
Car/Car-Car

Toilet paper: over or under?
OVER, you will never convince me otherwise.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Give me ALL the sushi!

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

What is your favorite book or book series?
The Silent Patient, best book EVER.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________.
Stop talking in a British accent, it isn’t cute

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________.
Candy candy candy candy

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Creating relationships with our agents and watching their businesses flourish with the help of new technology.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
To eat all the candy I want and never get cavities

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________ when I grew up.
Eye doctor

Jen Thompson

Health Insurance Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Under 65 Quoting & Enrollment

I was born and raised in Durham, NC and now I live in Raleigh. I love the way the Triangle has changed in my lifetime! I graduated from Wake Forest University and now have a daughter at UNC-Chapel Hill, so I’m torn between teams. My awesome husband, David, and I have four kids, ages 10-19, and they are my favorite under 65 clients.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Always over. I might even change it at someone else’s house because I’m sure they either forgot to switch it or wish they had.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Always tacos. I can barely do sushi, even if it’s a California roll. Who really likes seaweed besides fish?

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
Absolutely to Italy. The pandemic cancelled our 20th anniversary trip, so if we could ever do it again, I’d love for someone else to pay.

What is your favorite book or book series?
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. Nothing beats Hosea and Gomer’s story of redemption.

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve _____________.
Take out and a movie. Too many holidays involve cooking!

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Meeting the needs of our under 65 clients by helping them understand and choose health insurance that works for their family.

The most important thing I learned before high school was ______________.
It’s okay if you fail your volleyball serving test and get cut from cheerleading tryouts. No one remembers besides you anyway.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a ______________ when I grew up.
Interior designer. I practiced on my Barbie dream house, complete with gourmet freestanding kitchen and elevator.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Cavatappi. You can always pick it up with your fork; it has a cute twist and it’s a grown-up version of elbows or fusilli.

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is _____________.
Start cooking dinner for my crew. Someone, all these people in my house expect to eat three meals a day!

Brett Zeck

Graphic & Social Media Specialist

What you should contact me for:

  • Social Media Setup
  • Online Presence & Reputation

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.

Emily Prince

Web & Graphic Designer

What you should contact me for:

  • Website Design
  • Email Support
  • Videography

Emily grew up near Topsail Island, NC, where she also met her husband in middle school. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology from Appalachian State University. When she’s not working hard on our agent’s websites, Emily likes to cuddle with her two dogs and two cats and hop on a cruise ship to anywhere tropical.

Do you have any nicknames?
Em, Ems, M&M

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can mimic Stitch’s voice from Lilo & Stitch.

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

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Tacos! Especially if they come with queso dip.

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
Scotland/Ireland.

What is your favorite book or book series?
Outlander.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________.
You should never have to convince someone to like you.

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

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
Be yourself! This team is the most welcoming group of beings you’ll ever meet and you’ll never want to leave.

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

The most important thing I learned before high school was _________.
Do what you love, not what will make you “popular.” You’ll be much happier! Even if it makes you a band geek. 🤓

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
Teleportation so I never have to drive again.

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

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Bow ties! They so fancy.

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is __________.
Put on sweatpants.

Amanda Meli

Digital Marketing Manager

What you should contact me for:

  • Digital Advertising

Amanda is a Raleigh native – go Pack! She went to Meredith College and studied Business Administration/Marketing and psychology. She loves being outdoors and frequently visits the mountains in NC to go hiking. Amanda has a cat named Whiskey and loves keeping up with trends with fashion and clothing.

Do you have any nicknames?
Mandy, Manderz

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I’m double jointed in my right pinky finger and can bend it all the way backwards without it hurting

Do you have any interesting phobias?
I wouldn’t consider it interesting, but I’m really afraid of snakes

Toilet paper: over or under?
over, under… as long as it’s there that’s fine by me.

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

What is your life motto?
Work hard, treat others with respect/empathy and don’t take the little things for granted.

What is your favorite quote?
“treat others how you’d like to be treated”

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

What is your favorite book or book series?
Flowers for Algernon

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________.
believe in yourself and manifest positivity and everything else will work itself out

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve __________.
cats and/or chicken nuggets

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
Just be yourself and bring a positive attitude

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
Being able to provide a message to people who have never heard of a brand/ company that offers life changing services

The most important thing I learned before high school was __________.
How to properly do laundry!

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be __________.
making people laugh

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a __________ when I grew up.
Astronaut – I was determined I’d go to the moon

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Linguini because it sounds the most Italian IMO

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is __________.
Call my cat to give her pets 🙂

Claire Jiang

Graphic Design Intern

Born and raised in Shanghai, China for 16 years, Claire has been living in the U.S for 6 years now. She studied Design at North Carolina State University, Go Pack! During her spare time, Claire likes to tuft rugs and paint. Her favourite activity is to play with her dog and DerDer (her cat). She hates frogs and toads to death, and she will get shivers every time she sees them, EH YUK! Although she has an Eastern cultural background, Claire enjoys American jokes. So! If you see her, tell her a joke (about anything) and she will love it!

Do you have any nicknames?
Cool Lie R

Do you have any interesting phobias?
Toads and frogs

Toilet paper: over or under?
Over

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Sushi for sure

If you could have an all expense paid vacation, where would you go?
France and the Netherlands

My favorite word in the English language is __________________.
Available , because I can never spell it right

My favorite word that has no direct English translation is __________________.
Derder

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Ziti, hide all the sauce inside

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is _____________.
Take off my contacts

Grayden Knoll

Video Production Intern

Grayden is currently in school at NC State University studying Communication with a minor in Journalism. On the side, Grayden runs his own photography business capturing people, people’s weddings or people’s cars. Grayden has a cat, her name is Savvy, she is everything to him.

Do you have any nicknames?
no

What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can do a backflip, is that strange?

Do you have any interesting phobias?
Being trapped in a room that is slowly filling with water.

Toilet paper: over or under?
Neither, I break off three squares at a time and make a little stack on the floor.

Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Unlimited sushi because unlimited tacos would get kinda messy.

What is your life motto?
The stuff you worry about now you’ll find really silly in a few years.

What is your favorite quote?
“Wanna go to Bojangles?”

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is __________________.
sometimes pursuing healthiness isn’t comfortable.

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
If you have a YouTube channel they will find it, oh and get good at ping pong.

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

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
I don’t know much about pasta but I know there’s one where its long and flat, like a really really long rectangle, so I’m going to go with that one.

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