Alyssa grew up in South Dakota and earned a BA degree from Wisconsin Lutheran College. She lived in several states prior to relocating to Richmond in 2014 and joined the Agency in 2016. Alyssa enjoys traveling, going to concerts and is a huge sports fan. She and her husband Todd have four children.
Betty is a life long Mechanicsville resident. She has over 20 years of insurance experience including managing a large insurance agency for 12 years. Betty is a well rounded agent who has extensive knowledge in homeowners, RV, antique car and flood insurance. She is currently working on her CISR and CPIA designations. Betty enjoys camping, Nascar and spending time with her grandchildren. She and her husband Fred reside in Mechanicsville,
Brady Spearing, CIC, CLCS Chief Growth Office
Mechanicsville office Office Number (804) 723-6267
Brady is a graduate of The University of Central Florida and began his insurance career with State Farm Florida as a claims adjuster. Brady worked with Nationwide Insurance for 10 years prior to joining Easley Hedrick as Chief Marketing and Growth Officer. Brady holds his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) Designations. He enjoys traveling with his wife Amy and their three children.
Brandon grew up on a tobacco farm in southern Virginia and graduated from Hargrave Military Academy. He then obtained a BBA in Marketing from James Madison University. He served as a Vice President for a large insurance agency in northern Virginia prior to becoming President of Hedrick Insurance & Financial. In 2006, Brandon earned the CIC designation. The CIC designation represents professional competence through a series of written examinations focusing on all major fields of insurance, agency operations and insurance management. Brandon enjoys skiing, traveling and supporting JMU football. He resides in the Ashland with his wife Heather, two children and favorite dog, Winston.
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Britany Palmen Customer Service Specialist
Mechanicsville office Office Number (804) 559-1200
Britany grew up in Mechanicsville and now resides in King William County with her husband, Ryan and their dog, Penny. Britany has worked in the childcare industry since 2007. She served as a Teacher for a number of those years and was also an Assistant Director of a Childcare Center. She is a newly licensed insurance agent and excited about her new career in insurance. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time her family and friends.
Cindy has been an associate agent with Nationwide for 31 years. She is married has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Cindy has lived her entire adult life in Ringgold, VA. She loves to spend time with her husband and loves to fish and read.
Donna has been an associate agent with Nationwide Insurance Company for 32 years and recently became the managing associate agent of our southside Virginia operations. Her favorite things are exercising, hiking, reading, trips to the beach and watching college football. She loves going to the gym every morning at 5:00 and has been a devoted Washington Redskin fan for 50 years!!
Emily has lived in the Lynchburg/Bedford area her entire life and is a graduate of Radford University. She became a licensed insurance agent in early 2019 and enjoys assisting clients with their insurance needs. In her free time, she enjoys playing and watching soccer, reading, baking, and traveling. She currently lives in Bedford with her boyfriend Matt and their cat Shovel.
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Eric has been a resident of South Boston, VA practically my entire life. He has been and continues to be happily married to his high school sweetheart for 26 years. They are very proud of our 2 daughters, one of which is pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine and the other a masters degree in speech therapy with plans to obtain her PHD at some future point. He enjoys camping, fishing , canoeing, and practically anything to do with being in the outdoors. Eric has been in the insurance business for 27 years and enjoy the opportunity it gives me to help others especially in their time of need.
Harrison is a VCU School of Business alumni and native of Blackstone. Harrison has lived in Mechanicsville with his wife, Cecilia and children since 2005. His insurance career began in 1989 including positions in claims, underwriting and agency. Harrison is an avid outdoorsman spending much of his free time with family, hobby farming, hunting and fishing.
Jason grew up in Hanover County and graduated from Radford University with a BBA in management. Prior to joining Hedrick Insurance & Financial he was an associate agent in his father's insurance agency. Jason is currently working on his CISR designation and is our in house boating insurance specialists. He enjoys spending time in Deltaville, boating, fishing and Notre Dame football. Jason resides in Mechanicsville with his wife, Jill and son, Conner.
Johnny joined the agency as an intern in June of 2017. A native of Chatham, Johnny studied AgriBusiness & Finance at Virginia Tech where he graduated in 2019. Johnny works directly with farmers and commercial clients of all sizes to assess their risks and seek the best value possible. Johnny is community driven and a member of the Blairs Fire Department, Pittsylvania County Special Operations Team, Pittsylvania County Livestock Association, Virginia Farm Bureau, Pittsylvania County Cattlemen’s, Virginia Cattlemen’s, and Central Virginia Cattlemen’s Associations. In his spare time, Johnny loves to work on his family farm where he raises beef cattle and small grain crops with his wife, Cailyn.
Kim grew up in a military family and has lived in a total of six states and one US territory, Guam. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech and VCU. Kim now lives in Chesterfield with her husband, teenage son and daughter and chocolate lab. In her spare time Kim leads a high school youth group at her church and serves on the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation Board of Directors.
Kim has been licensed to sell Insurance since 1976. He is a LUTC member, Past board member for YMCA of Farmville, Past Farmville Jaycee and present member of Poplar Hill CDA Board. His hobbies include golf and guitar. He is a current member of Farmville Baptist Church and past deacon there. He and his wife Sandy are both life long Farmville residents.
Lana became a licensed insurance agent in 2008. She grew up on a tobacco farm in Pittsylvania County and resides in Sandy Level with her husband and 2 sons. She likes fishing/boating and spending time with her family.
Libi has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years. A native of Lynchburg, she studied Business Administration at Averett University and Political Leadership from the Sorensen Institute at the University of Virginia. Libi stays involved in the Bedford and Lynchburg communities by volunteering with various non profits such as being a Board of Directors member of the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce as well as serving as the Ambassador Chairman, former President of the Junior League of Lynchburg, and running many races to raise money for the area charities. When she has spare time, it is spent cheering the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest on. She currently lives in the Lynchburg area with her husband and Chocolate Labrador.
As a licensed agent for personal and commercial insurance, Rose Marie works with small to mid-size businesses in a variety of industries including artisan contractors, builders, restaurants, convenience stores, retail shops, commercial trucking Her experience working directly with senior executives of major corporations, contract negotiations and managing financial records gives her the competency that is necessary when conducting insurance risk assessments. Rose Marie is able to provide an extra level of service from her knowledge of developing complex sales objectives, revenue forecasting and conducting account/forecast reviews. This experience allows for a more accurate risk analysis of the client’s overall insurance needs. Rose Marie enjoys spending time with her son, cooking, watching football and going to the beach.
Sam has been in the insurance industry for 25 plus years. He and his wife have lived in Martinsville, Va. since both graduating from Catawba College. Their daughter, son and grandson live in South Carolina at this time. He is active member of 1ST United Methodists Church and his local Kiwanis Club.
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Stacy has worked in the South Boston agency since 2001. She has lived in Halifax County her entire life. She is married and has 2 children that she’s very proud of. She has 1 grandchild that she enjoys spending as much time with as possible.
Suter became a licensed insurance agent in 2007. He became a Nationwide agency owner in 2012. In 2017 a long term goal of merging his business with his father and brother in law was finally realized. Suter now runs the agency's commercial insurance division. He has a wealth of knowledge in commercial insurance coverages and has earned his Certified Insurance Counselor and Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist designations. When he is not working he spends time with his wife and 3 young sons. On the weekends you can find Suter on the golf course or cheering on the Virginia Tech Hokies.
Toni has lived and worked in Chatham her whole life. She is now an empty-nester so it’s just her and her pets. Toni’s favorite thing to do is spend time with family, especially her little niece and nephews. She has been working in insurance since 1987.
Melanie grew up in Richmond Virginia and moved to Mechanicsville in 2000. She has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 35 years. Melanie has two sons, one daughter and one grandson. One son is a current VCU student. Melanie enjoys gardening in her spare time and plays volleyball to stay active.
Sharon is a tobacco farmers daughter born and raised in Pittsylvania County. She has been an independent insurance agent for 18 years. She has been married to her husband Larry for 14 years and enjoys fishing, gardening, hobby farming and spending time with our family. She and her husband are also active in the local volunteer fire department.