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Why We’re Unique

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 specialized 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

Shelbie Barker

Shelbie Barker

Underwriting Technician
Andrew Belcher

Andrew Belcher

Underwriting Division Lead
Melissa Berry

Melissa Berry

Marketing Coordinator
Corey Bounds

Corey Bounds

Risk Assessment Director
Olivia Guthrow, CPCU

Olivia Guthrow, CPCU

Underwriting Analyst Team Lead, Structured Risk
Amanda Huang

Amanda Huang

Chief Operating Officer
E. Taylor Overton, III

E. Taylor Overton, III

Risk Assessment Representative
C. Preston Herrington, III

C. Preston Herrington, III

President & CEO
Carmen Justice

Carmen Justice

Account Manager, Middle Markets
Bernie Kurtzweil

Bernie Kurtzweil

Underwriting Director
Stacy McPherson

Stacy McPherson

Controller
Dinelle Mieses

Dinelle Mieses

Staff Accountant
Will Moore

Will Moore

Underwriting Analyst, Middle Markets
ANDREA MORRISON

ANDREA MORRISON

Claims and Risk Assessment Coordinator
Alex Ray

Alex Ray

Underwriting Analyst, Structured Risk
Dale Schmincke

Dale Schmincke

Production Underwriter Team Lead, Middle Markets
Kristie Smith

Kristie Smith

Underwriting Analyst Team Lead, Middle Markets
Woody Stanchina

Woody Stanchina

Production Underwriter, Structured Risk
Callie Vasiliou

Callie Vasiliou

Underwriting Technician

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 HWA 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 National Wood Pallet & Container Association National Wood Pallet & Container Association National Wood Pallet & Container Association

Continental Underwriters, Inc. understands the forest products industry and the challenges it presents. We appreciate their responsiveness and flexibility when working on accounts. They have a solid team in place and typically can get the job done. Being an agency that also specializes in forest products it’s beneficial to be working with a MGA that does also.

-Insurance Agent

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