Our Company Profile

Premier Insurance Agency, Ltd. was founded in 1995 and is located in the town of Midlothian, VA. Our goal is to satisfy all of your insurance needs including business, life, health, long term care, personal home and automobile insurance and much more. We proudly represent over 15 elite insurance companies that share our core values of trust, honesty and integrity.

We are active in several local associations: Home Builders Association of Richmond; Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia; Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. We currently have specialty programs in place for Home Builders and Trade Contractors.

Our Mission Statement

Knowledge, Service, Hard Work, Dedication

We strive to provide our clients with the comprehensive coverage they need and the ethical service they deserve. We will achieve our goals through knowledge of our industry that is second to none and continuous, dependable service. Our hard work and dedication will provide our clients with piece of mind knowing their assets are protected.

Our History

Premier Insurance was founded in 1995 by James E. Beamguard. Mr. Beamguard is a native of South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in History from the University of South Carolina. Mr. Beamguard began his insurance career with the Travelers Insurance Company in 1970 in Shreveport, LA. Mr. Beamguard left the Travelers in 1985 when he joined James River Financial Corporation where he served as a salesperson. Mr. Beamguard founded Summit Insurance Agency in 1990 with several partners. In 1995, Mr. Beamguard decided to branch out on his own and opened Premier Insurance Agency, Ltd. After 15 successful years of serving as President of Premier Insurance Agency, Mr. Beamguard retired February 15, 2010.

Our Partnership with HBAV

We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV). The statewide association is a 4,300 member organization of home builders and firms that provide products and services to the home building industry in Virginia. Through this partnership, we will be in the unique position to offer HBAV members access to exclusive comprehensive coverage, at a very competitive price. This partnership will also enhance the ability of HBAV to represent the homebuilding industry before state lawmakers and state regulators through the payment of a marketing royalty to the state association.

For more information on the HBAV or how to become a member, please visit their website at www.hbav.com

Our Teams

COMMERCIAL LINES
Meredith Gee, Brandy Masingo Nickel, Chris Hobbs, Michelle Williams, Jessica Stern
Commercial
INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP BENEFITS
Eric Schreiber, Kathy Riley, Lance Pittman
Employee Benefits
PERSONAL LINES
Roberta Keener Parsons, Georgia Lucas
Personal

Our Team Members

Chris Hobbs
Principal
Chris Hobbs, CIC

President; Principal; Over 15 years experience; Designations: Certified Insurance Counselor

Chris was born in Emporia, VA. Received Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Elon University in 1996. Began insurance career in 1996 with Farm Bureau Insurance in Chesapeake, VA. Moved to Richmond, VA in 1997 to work for Duncan & Associates as a Producer. Purchased his book of business from Duncan & Associates and joined Premier Insurance Agency, Ltd. as Vice President in August 2005. Chris Hobbs became President of Premier Insurance Agency Ltd. in February 2010.

chobbs@yourpremierins.com
Brandy Masingo Nickel
Commercial Lines
Brandy Masingo Nickel, CIC, CBIAC

Vice President; over 10 years experience; Bond Specialist; Property & Casualty License; Life & Health License; Designations: Certified Builders Insurance Agent; Certified Insurance Counselor

bnickel@yourpremierins.com
Kristy Wright
Commercial Lines
Kristy Wright

Certificate/Claims Specialist; over 15 years experience; Property & Casualty License

kwright@yourpremierins.com
Michelle Williams
Commercial Lines
Michelle Williams

Over 10 years of experience in Customer Service; Property & Casualty License

mwilliams@yourpremierins.com
Jessica Stern
Commercial Lines
Jessica Stern

Over 5 years of experience in Customer Service; Property & Casualty License

jstern@yourpremierins.com
Meredith Gee
Commercial Lines
Meredith Gee

Business Development Specialist; Property & Casualty License; Life & Health License

mgee@yourpremierins.com
Roberta Keener-Parsons
Personal Lines
Roberta Keener-Parsons

Department Manager; Over 30 years experience; Property & Casualty License; Life & Health License; Designations: Associate in Insurance Account Management

rkeener@yourpremierins.com
Georgia L. Lucas
Personal Lines
Georgia L. Lucas

Over 10 years of experience in Customer Service; Property & Casualty License

glucas@yourpremierins.com
Lori O'Boyle
Accounting
Lori O'Boyle, CPA

Bookkeeper; Over 20 years experience; Certified Public Accountant

loboyle@yourpremierins.com
Kathy M. Riley
Individual and Group Benefits
Kathy M. Riley

Over 15 years of experience in Customer Service; Health License

kriley@yourpremierins.com
Eric Schreiber
Individual and Group Benefits
Eric Schreiber

Service Specialist; 25 years experience in the Insurance Industry

eschreiber@yourpremierins.com
Lance Pittman
Individual and Group Benefits
Lance Pittman

Life & Health Specialist; 5 years experience; Aflac representative

lpittman@yourpremierins.com