Our Team

 

Monty Dise
President and Owner of Asset Protection Group, Inc (AP Group)

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Monty graduated from the University of Georgia in 1989. After graduating, he became one of the founders of Virginia Financial Associates, Inc. (VFA), and later created AP Group as a subsidiary of VFA in 1995. AP Group became a separate entity in 2002, and Monty became the sole owner. In the course of his career, Monty has served as the President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Richmond (IIAR), on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV), and was also on the board of Governor Kaine’s Access to Healthcare Committee.  He is currently on the board of the Virginia Financial Services Corporation which is the for-profit arm of the IIAV, as well as on the IIAV’s legislative committee.  In 2011, Monty was awarded the Golden Eagle Insurance Agent of the Year award by the IIAV. In addition, he is on the Bureau of Insurance’s Work Group for Universal Group Health Application in response to House Bill 728. In August of 2010, Monty was honored to be personally chosen as one of 24 Virginian leaders on Governor McDonnell’s Virginia Health Reform Initiative Advisory Council, along with multiple sub-committees. He considers himself privileged to take part in advancing the VHRI vision that “ Virginia should aspire to have the healthiest individuals, the healthiest communities, the best health care system and the strongest economy in the nation”.  Monty is a lifelong Richmond native. In his free time, Monty enjoys playing guitar, playing tennis, and spending time with his family.


Jennifer Hartman, AAI
Vice President
Executive Property & Liability Account Manager

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Jennifer began her insurance career 15 years ago when she joined the field office for a national malpractice insurance carrier.  She graduated Cum Laude from Averett University with a Bachelor in Business Administration degree.  She has been working at Asset Protection Group since 2003 and holds the designation of Accredited Advisor in Insurance. She is licensed for both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. She is married and has three children and a dog. In her free time, she enjoys watching her children’s various sporting activities, reading, and shopping for shoes.


Samantha "Sam" Severson
Executive Property & Liability Account Manager

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Samantha is a graduate of VCU and has been in the insurance industry since 2010. She holds her Property & Casualty and Life & Health licenses with a LTCI licensure as well. Sam started her career at State Farm where she handled all lines of insurance in both personal and commercial lines. While at State Farm she was recognized for exceeding production expectations in the Mid-Atlantic region. When she is not working, she teaches SAT and GED prep classes. She enjoys running, hiking, skiing and spending time on the water.


Jeff Arsenault
Life & Disability Specialist

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Jeff grew up outside of Boston, MA and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts' School of Management in Amherst. Jeff moved to Raleigh, NC in the summer of 2000 and has been very involved with the community ever since. Jeff started his insurance and financial planning career with the Principal Financial Group, specializing in Income Protection planning for the dental and medical community. After 7 years, Jeff had the opportunity to become Sales Manager and Brokerage Manager for the Guardian agency in Raleigh. After much success with both firms, Jeff decided to become an Independent Insurance Advisor to the Dental and Medical professional community. Jeff is an active committee and board member of NAIFA Triangle and is involved with the Young Agents Task Force in the Raleigh and Triangle area. He has also served on several committees for the Young Professional Network through the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. He is an active member of a specialized advisor group, Dental Evolutions, servicing the dental community throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Jeff has a real passion for working with young dental professionals and helping to design insurance strategies that will grow as they grow in their careers. Jeff lives in Raleigh and enjoys spending time with his two children at the pool, lake and beach. He enjoys playing golf, tennis, fishing and hiking and is a true Boston Sports fan!


Betsy Daniel
Executive Life & Health Account Manager

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Betsy is an accomplished Employee Benefit professional and holds a Virginia Life & Health License. She has experience in various aspects of the employee benefit industry with a diverse background ranging from carrier functions to that of consulting assignments to include account management and retention. She has also worked as an employee benefit coordinator for a national company's human resource division. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding, going to the beach and exercising.


Katie Trimble
Executive Life & Health Account Manager

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Katie holds a Virginia Life & Health Insurance license, as well as a North Carolina non-resident license. She has been with Asset Protection Group since graduating from Midlothian High School in 2008, starting as the Front Desk Receptionist. In 2010, she received her license in Life & Health Insurance, and now assists in managing Group and Individual Health, Life, and Disability insurance accounts. In her free time, she enjoys taking pictures, spending time with her family, and going on walks with her Dachshund.


Michaux W. Hughey
Office Coordinator

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After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2005, Michaux, along with her cousin, became the fifth generation to own and operate her family's business, Watkins Nurseries, Inc. After leaving there in 2012, she joined the AP Group team, bringing with her a wealth of experience in office operations and customer service. Michaux was born and raised in Midlothian, VA, only leaving to attend Virginia Tech, of whom she remains an avid supporter. She is married, and is expecting her first child this year.


Kim Trimble
Finance Director

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Kim has held this position since the company began in 2002.  Before coming to AP Group, Kim worked at the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC). She began her career at the SCC, as an intern while attending Virginia Commonwealth University, and upon completing her education was offered a staff accountant/auditor position in the Division of Accounting and Finance.  Over the next several years, she was promoted to Senior Auditor and then again promoted to the position of Audit Supervisor for all of the Telecommunication Utilities in Virginia. Kim is a native of Richmond.  She is married and has two daughters and one stepson.  She also has two granddaughters, one grandson and two granddogs.  In her spare time, Kim enjoys volunteering at her church, playing with her grandchildren, traveling, reading and singing. 

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