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 Asset Protection Group (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), served on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV) for profit arm known as the “Virginia Financial Services Corporation”. He was also on the board of Governor Kaine’s Access to Healthcare Committee. Monty is currently on the board of IIAV where he serves as the Vice Chairman and sits on IIAV’s legislative committee. 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”. In 2011, Monty was awarded the Golden Eagle Insurance Agent of the Year award by the IIAV. In addition, Monty was chosen to be on the Bureau of Insurance’s Work Group for Universal Group Health Application in response to House Bill 728. Monty currently sits on the Agent Advisory council for both Fortress Insurance Company and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In 2016, Monty will become the Chairman of IIAV. Monty is a lifelong Richmond native and in his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, cards, racquet sports, and spending time with his family and friends.

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.

Amy Murray, AIAM, ACSR
Executive Property & Liability Account Manager

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 Amy Murray is proud to be an Executive Property & Liability Account Manager at AP Group. Amy brings to us 30+ years of insurance experience specializing in property & casualty insurance along with long term care insurance. She obtained her Property & Casualty Insurance License in 1986 and obtained her Life & Health License in 1998. Amy has been an Account Manager selling and servicing personal and commercial insurance policies in the independent insurance agency industry. Amy obtained her Long Term Care Insurance Certification in 2001 after personal experiences confirming the need for long term care insurance. Amy’s knowledge, skills and empathetic nature allow her to provide outstanding customer service. Amy is a very positive person and brings out the best in everyone she associates with. Amy enjoys spending time with her daughter shopping, cooking and exploring outside events throughout the area. Amy also enjoys live music and traveling around the country to see a certain blues guitarist.

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.

Kim Trimble
Finance Department
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. 

Wayne Trimble
Finance Director

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Before coming to Richmond, Wayne was assistant director of rates and regulation for American water works. He was responsible for all the financial filings with state regulatory agencies for the operating companies located throughout the southeast. Wayne began his career in Richmond working as the chief financial officer for a municipal bond brokerage firm. After the firm was sold, he became an independent consultant specializing in tax-exempt securities. Over the last 20 years, he has acted as financial advisor and also as investment advisor on numerous municipal bond financings throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Wayne holds degrees in accounting and finance from West Virginia state university and attended West Virginia university’s college of graduate studies. He is an associate member of the West Virginia society of certified public accountants. Wayne is a U.S. army veteran having served 3 years with the 75th ranger regiment. He enjoys reading, the beach and playing golf.

Cassie Harding

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Cassie is a graduate of ECPI University with an Associate in Business Administration Degree. She has a strong background in customer service and prior to working at AP Group Cassie worked for the State of Virginia. Cassie is a native of Richmond but loves spending time with family in North Carolina. She is a mother of one beautiful boy and she enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with family.

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