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In Memoriam

Glenn Nelson, Jr., CIC

1969 - 2020

Glenn was the President of The Insurance Center. He grew up in the Sandhills area and graduated Pinecrest High School in 1987. After Graduation he attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington on a golf scholarship and graduated in 1992. He joined The Insurance Center in 1994, working at the Greenville location for 5 years. In 1999 he returned to Southern Pines. He loved playing golf and spending time at the beach with his dog, Bosco.

Gary McGahey, CIC

President

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Gary joined The Insurance Center in 1987 and currently serves as Executive Vice-President of The Insurance Center. He graduated from Mount Union College in 1974 with a B.A. in Business and began his insurance career immediately at The Travelers Insurance Company. He earned the professional designation as a CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) in 1989. Gary has served as a past president for the Southern Pines Business Association, the Malcolm Blue Society, the Sandhills Youth Soccer League, the Knights of Columbus, the Rotary club of Southern Pines and has been a board member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Relay for Life and St. Anthony’s of Padua. He enjoys spending time with his family, wife Debbie, four children and their spouses and six grandchildren as well as playing golf, soccer, tennis and softball.

Hope Greene, CISR

Commercial Lines CSR

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Hope joined The Insurance Center in 1991 and became a licensed agent. Hope earned a designation of CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) which has helped to further her knowledge of the insurance industry. She is currently a commercial lines service representative. She enjoys spending time with her son as well as playing golf and piano.

Beth Elliott

Commercial Lines CSR

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Beth joined The Insurance Center in 2014. She has had an extensive career in the financial industry. She is currently a Commercial Lines Service Representative and Agent. She enjoys spending time with her children and granddaughter as well as shopping, working in the yard and trail riding.

Patrick McBrayer

Office Manager
Life & Health Manager

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Born and raised in the Moore County area, Patrick has spent most of his life in the community. He graduated Pinecrest High School and received his degree from Sandhills Community College. After spending 10 years in the restaurant industry, he decided to come back home to Moore County and joined The Insurance Center in 2017. He enjoys playing golf, spending time outdoors, and cooking for his friends and family.

Carrasse Jasper

Receptionist

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Danica Wanko

Customer Service Agent

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Danica joined the team at The Insurance Center in 2019. She has been in the Insurance Industry for over 20 years. As a resident of Moore County since 1988, she enjoys walking at kayaking at The Reservoir Park, watching Tennis Matches, and spending time at the beach.

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