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”. Monty is currently Chairman of the Board of IIAV, Virginia’s oldest and largest association of insurance agents. He also served on the board of Governor Kaine’s Access to Healthcare 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 chairing 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. Monty currently sits on the Agent Advisory council for both Fortress Insurance Company and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In July of 2016, Monty was appointed as Director-at-large of the Virginia Association of Health Underwriters. In August 2016, Monty was appointed as a member of the UnitedHealthcare’s Small Business Consultant Advisory Council. Monty is a lifelong Richmond native and in his free time enjoys being active, playing guitar, racquet sports, cards, 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 and 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. 


Tina Thompson
Life & Health Account Manager

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Tina Thompson brings to us over 25 years of insurance experience specializing in Life, Health and Long Term Care Insurance. Tina has worked in the past as an Internal Wholesaler marketing Long Term Care Insurance and Hybrid products with her past employer Genworth Financial. Tina prides herself on providing excellent customer service to clients. Tina is very excited working with AP Group as an Account Manager assisting with Group and Individual Life, Disability, Health, and Long Term Care insurance. Tina enjoys spending time with her family, her golden retriever, shopping and enjoying outside events, live music and going to the beach.


Jeff Arsenault
Life & Disability Specialist

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Jeff Arsenault is AP Group’s Life and Disability Insurance sales specialist and resides in North Carolina. Jeff grew up outside of Boston, MA and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, School of Management. 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 seven 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. Jeff has a real passion for working with the young dental professionals helping them design insurance strategies that will grow as they grow in their careers. Jeff spends a lot of his time servicing the dental graduates and residents at the UNC School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, NC and ECU School of Dental Medicine in Greenville, NC and VCU School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA. Jeff 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!


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
Coordinator

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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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