About Us

Parrott Insurance

Our Founders

Beth Parrott, RHU   email-icon linkedin_16

Beth, along with her husband, Mac, founded Parrott Insurance in 1981. As the business owner, she oversees Parrott’s employer group insurance division. Beth is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and a Registered Health Underwriter.

Mac Parrott, CLU, ChFC  email-icon linkedin_16

Mac, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, has been in the financial planning business since 1979 and holds CLU and ChFC designations. He specializes the wealth management with Parrott Financial.

Our Staff

liz shiveLiz Shive email-icon linkedin_16

Liz is a Lexington native and graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill. As the current President of Parrott Insurance, Liz oversees all business operations, consults with clients on creative and effective benefit strategies, and is responsible for planning and implementing the company’s various programs.

daniel shiveDaniel Shive, CFP® email-icon linkedin_16

As a registered investment advisor, and licensed securities and insurance agent, Daniel provides investment planning and life insurance solutions to clients. Daniel holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also serves as Vice President of Parrott Insurance.

Dan OdorizziDan Odorizzi email-icon linkedin_16

Dan joined Parrott Insurance in April 2017 as a partner and oversees the agency’s Raleigh office. He develops and implements effective employee benefit strategies for business clients and is the current president of the North Carolina National Associate of Health Underwriters (NCNAHU).

Lynette Anderson Lynette Anderson  email-icon linkedin_16

Lynette is the executive administrator for Parrott Insurance, and also specializes in sales and service for life, disability, and long-term care insurance. She holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from High Point University.

nora andersonNora Anderson  email-icon linkedin_16

Nora is an employee benefits specialist and manages all customer service needs for group clients including employee enrollment and education, renewals, complex claims, and billing. Nora works closely with businesses to ensure customer satisfaction.

lisa gregoryLisa Gregory, PHR®  email-icon linkedin_16

Lisa works with small group clients to provide customized human resources support. She supports business customers with enrollments and ongoing customer service. Lisa also holds a Professional in Human Resources certificate.

Teri Gutierrez, RHU, LUTCF email-icon linkedin_16

Teri specializes in Health, Life, Disability, Dental, and Supplemental Benefit plans for businesses. She also helps minimize the time a small business or Human Resources Director spends handling benefits questions. A graduate of Barton College, Teri has more than 30 years experience in the employee benefits industry.

Rona Lockhart Rona Lockhart  email-icon linkedin_16

Rona joined Parrott in October 2017 to provide support to our benefit specialists. She assists with enrollments, termination of benefits, bill auditing, and the development of compliance documents. Rona is a retired educator and holds a B.A. from Western Carolina University and a Master’s from NC A&T State University.

Gilliam Nicholson Gilliam Nicholson  email-icon linkedin_16

Gilliam specializes in group benefit products including health, dental, vision, life, disability and other ancillary products. Gilliam’s extensive knowledge and experience helps clients across North Carolina find the best benefit solutions.

teresa penninger Teresa Penninger  email-icon linkedin_16

Teresa specializes in individual products including health insurance for individuals and families under 65, Medicare products, dental plans, and vision plans. Teresa’s provides extensive knowledge and excellent customer service to clients across North Carolina.

Raegan Sasser Raegan Sasser  email-icon linkedin_16

Raegan joined Parrott in August 2018 as an employee benefits specialist in the Raleigh office. She has 10 years of experience in group client management and a BS from the University of Mount Olive. She manages all customer service needs including employee enrollments, renewals, claims, billing and benefit questions.

kenda stricklandKenda Strickland email-icon linkedin_16

As an employee benefit specialist, Kenda provides support to human resource staff and manages customer service needs for group clients. She also specializes in enrollment, billing, and claims for customers with individual health insurance. A native of Thomasville, Kenda is skilled in American Sign Language (ASL).

kim wehrleKim Wehrle  email-icon linkedin_16

Kim is responsible for the overall front office activities and managing communication to ensure complete customer satisfaction. She has more than 30 years experience in customer and clerical support and has an Associate in Applied Sciences degree from Davidson County Community College.

Lynne Leonard  email-icon linkedin_16

Lynne assists Teresa with contacting clients during the Medicare Annual Election and ACA Open Enrollment periods. She has 30 years of experience in Human Resources. Her attention to detail and knowledge of health insurance processes has been integral to our agency since 2014.

Caitlin Rimmer, OMCA  email-icon linkedin_16

Caitlin, a Catawba College graduate, joined Parrot in August 2019 as a marketing communications coordinator. She specializes in content creation for social media, website, email, and printed resources. She also assists with team and client communications.

 Michelle Wilson-Reynolds  email-icon linkedin_16

Michelle joined the Raleigh office in June 2020 as a benefits consultant. With 17 years of industry experience, she works to steer growth and development for Parrott by supporting and strengthening client benefits operations. She is also the Triangle Association of Health Underwriters president and serves on the NCNAHU.

Wade Brown 

Wade joined the Parrott team in 2020 to support clients enrolling or renewing individual plans. He graduated from Western Carolina University in 1975 with a BS in Med Tech. He worked 14 years at Novant Health, 12 years in the bio-medical industry, and 19 years with BlueCross NC as their sales executive for the region.

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