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Why We’re Unique

Our Roots

At Continental Underwriters, Inc., we could serve the insurance needs of any business, but we choose to serve the needs of your business.

The fundamentals of our company are centered around providing the coverage you need and the service you deserve so you can focus on your business. Whether you’re a logger, a hauler, a manufacturer, or a distributor, we can put together a competitive and comprehensive insurance program so you can get back to business.

 

Mission

Our mission is to bring quality, passion, and expertise back to the insurance industry.

 

Vision

We believe in the relentless pursuit of excellence and in challenging the status quo. We believe in doing things the right way, not the easy way. We are fierce advocates of our customers and partners, and are not afraid to stand out from the crowd. We will seize those opportunities which will allow us to live these qualities to their fullest.

 

 We Proposition

We care about our employees and their families.
We are committed to our clients.
We are passionate about the industry.
We value relationships.
We serve our community.
We embrace professionalism, honesty, and integrity.
We celebrate success and winning.
We constantly strive to improve.

The Team

Andrew Belcher

Andrew Belcher

Production Underwriting Team Lead
Melissa Berry

Melissa Berry

Marketing Coordinator
Corey Bounds

Corey Bounds

Risk Assessment Director
Olivia Guthrow

Olivia Guthrow

Underwriting Analyst
Cathy Henley

Cathy Henley

Financial Director
Amanda Huang

Amanda Huang

Chief Operating Officer
C. Preston Herrington, III

C. Preston Herrington, III

President & CEO
E. Taylor Overton, III

E. Taylor Overton, III

Risk Assessment Representative
Amanda Jessen

Amanda Jessen

Administrative Coordinator
Carmen Justice

Carmen Justice

Account Manager
Bernie Kurtzweil

Bernie Kurtzweil

Underwriting Director
ANDREA MORRISON

ANDREA MORRISON

Claims and Risk Assessment Coordinator
Rebecca Perkins

Rebecca Perkins

Underwriting Analyst
Dale Schmincke

Dale Schmincke

Production Underwriter
Kristie Smith

Kristie Smith

Underwriting Analyst Team Lead
Woody Stanchina

Woody Stanchina

Production Underwriter
Christian Towler

Christian Towler

Account Manager

Community Outreach

The Continental Underwriters, Inc. Endowed Scholarship at the VCU School of Business Foundation supports future industry leaders following in Mr. Herrington’s footsteps at his alma mater.

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Associations

NHLA logo IHLA logo Appalacian Hardwood Logo WPMA Logo PIA Logo Great Lakes Timber Logo Target Markets Logo SLMA Logo North Carolina Forestry Logo WSIA Logo Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia MLMA Logo Appalacian Lumbermen's Club Logo Virginia Forestry Association

Truly look forward to them being a valuable trading partner for many years to come, especially knowing that both the example the leadership sets and the way that they are training their youngsters means that the next generation of future leaders in our industry is in good shape.

-Insurance Carrier Representative

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