Our Team Posted by Hickory Insurance August 15th, 2019

Put Decades of Experience to Work for YOU


Charles F. Connor, III

Charles Connor, IV, CIC

Vice President

Charles is Vice President of First Security Company, Beginning his career in insurance with First Security Company, Inc…. Read more

Joab Cotton III
Executive Vice President

Joab has been in the insurance industry for over 35 years. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and… Read more

David Rockett
Personal Lines/IT Manager

David began his career with First Security in 1990. He graduated from Appalachian State University in 1986 earning a… Read more

Brandon Hedrick

Brandon, a native to the area, joined First Security in 2015 and brings a wealth of knowledge and business… Read more

Jesse Miller
Sales Manager

Jesse has lived in the High Country of NC for seven years. He lives with his wife, Lindsay, and… Read more


Matthew A. Goins


Mary W. Lominac, CISR, CPSR
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Mary has been in the insurance industry for 30 years specializing in Commercial Insurance. Utilizing her extensive experience and… Read more

Stacey Isenhour, CIC, CISR

Anissa Killian, CISR
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Anissa started her career in the insurance industry with First Security Company in August 2003. Anissa specializes in Commercial… Read more

Sandra Leonard
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Carla Crawley, CISR

Commercial Lines Account Manager

Francisca Lee
Commercial Lines Account Manager

Wanda Greer, CISR

Commercial Lines Account Manager


Carol Robinson, CISR
Personal Lines Account Manager

Carol began her career in the insurance industry with First Security Company in June 1974 immediately upon graduating high… Read more

Frankie J. Crouse, CISR
Personal Lines Account Manager

Frankie have been with First Security since graduating from Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1989. She enjoys her job as a… Read more

Gaynell King
Personal Lines Account Manager

Gaynell has been at First Security since June of 1997, holding numerous positions within our agency. She enjoys working… Read more

Sandy Westby, CISR
Personal Lines Account Manager

Sandy is a member of our Personal Lines Insurance team and is a designated Certified Insurance Service Representative. She… Read more

Derene Speagle
Personal Lines Account Manager

Derene began her career in the insurance industry in 1965, joining the First Security Insurance team in 1984 as… Read more

Gladys Haas
Personal Lines Account Manager

Gladys has been in insurance for almost 30 years and started with First Security in their Lenoir office about… Read more

Lydia Silva
Personal Lines Account Manager
Lydia recently began her insurance career with First Security as a personal lines agent. She enjoys Identifying and meeting… Read more

Tammy Herman
Personal Lines Account Manager

Kaitlyn Huffman
Personal Lines Account Manager


Jennifer Madaris
Office Assistant

Jennifer recently began her career here at First Security Company. As front counter receptionist, she answers incoming calls and… Read more

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