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.


Kim Trimble
Finance Director
Life & Health Account Manager

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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. 


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.


Samantha "Sam" Severson
Executive Life & Health 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. She has a strong background in individual health and life insurance. 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.


Brittany Berg
Property & Liability Account Manager

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 Brittany began her insurance career managing personal and commercial lines at the niche based agency, Floyd Mays Insurance. She then continued her career at State Farm, writing and servicing personal, commercial, life, health, and bank policies. Brittany holds a Property & Casualty license; Life, Health, & Annuities license; and is also a Notary Public. She has a strong background in customer service. Brittany is a mother of two beautiful children and is a (try not to hold it against her) die-hard Washington Redskins fan. After work, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, shopping, and going to sporting events.

Ashley Stevens
Assistant Property & Liability Account Manager

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 Ashley is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has been in the Insurance Industry since 2005. Ashley began her career with Chubb Insurance in the Personal Lines Marketing Division. After a brief hiatus to start her family, Ashley restarted her career with Asset Protection Group where she focuses on providing excellent customer services to our personal lines clients. Ashley is a native of Richmond and is married with three beautiful children. She enjoys spending time with her family, attending her kids' sporting events and all water activities at the Rivah.

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!


Keri Tartick
Office Coordinator

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Keri joined the AP Group team in the fall of 2014. She was previously on staff at her church for 9 years as the office administrator and Children's Director. She also has a background in customer service and design from working in the interior design profession. Keri has lived in Richmond for several years, but still claims Florence, South Carolina as her hometown. She enjoys interior design, taking guitar lessons, hanging out on the beach with her husband and 2 kids, and depending on the Sunday, supporting the Buffalo Bills.


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