Board of Advisors

The Brantley Risk and Insurance Board of Advisors assists in the planning, evaluation, and strengthening of the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center.  The Advisory Board is composed of representatives from the diverse segments of the insurance industry. 


  • Lori Alala, Broome & Associates, Hickory, NC

  • Aaron Ammar, Y-Risk, Hartford, CT

  • Josh Ammons, AmWINS, Charlotte, NC

  • Neil Annas, Granite Insurance, Granite Falls, NC

  • Gary Bolt, BCBS, Durham, NC

  • Barbara Carr, State Farm, South Florida

  • Christopher Duncan, Decisely, Alpharetta, GA

  • Steve Grabek, AIG Commercial, Chicago, IL

  • Jeff Haney, ECM Solutions, Charlotte, NC

  • Bernie Heinze, AAMGA, King of Prussia, PA

  • Melanie Hudson, Travelers Insurance, Charlotte, NC

  • Joe Hutelmyer, AmWINS Transportation, Burlington, NC

  • Greg King, State Farm Insurance (retired), Blowing Rock, NC

  • Aubie Knight, Independent Insurance Agents of NC, Cary, NC

  • David Marlett, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

  • Rumbi Masamvu, XL Catlin, Hartford, CT

  • Brad Moock, Builders Mutual Insurance, Raleigh, NC

  • Michelle Osborne, NCDOI, Raleigh, NC

  • Andy Patton, Patton Insurance Agency, West Jefferson, NC

  • Bryan Sanders, Markel, Glen Allen, VA

  • Ray Tedder, Jr., BB&T Insurance Services, Charlotte, NC

  • Danielle Wade, Jackson Sumner Associates, Boone, NC


  • Some Board Members at the 2017 Golf Tournament

Some Board Members at the 2017 Brantley Center Golf Tournament