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Whether one-on-one, or with a group, Connette brings her enthusiasm for helping others to the table. With her background in education and over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Connette has experienced multitudinous changes in the insurance arena, particularly health insurance. Realizing the overwhelming choices people have when selecting the best insurance coverage for themselves, their family and their situation, Connette gathered a team of seasoned agents to guide people through the daunting task of understanding plan benefits, subsidies, and the role insurance products play in protecting families and their assets. This group, NC Insurance Advisors, formed March 1, 2013 in preparation of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare or ACA) health insurance implementations effective January 1, 2014.
Connette is president of NC Insurance Advisors, Inc in Wilmington, NC where she resides. A graduate of Appalachian State University and licensed to sell insurance since 1985, Connette holds the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designation from the American College, and the Certified in Long-Term Care designation from the CLTC Board of Standards, Inc.
As a certified instructor for the NC Department of Insurance Continuing Education Program, Connette mentors new and seasoned agents. Connette is a two-time past president of the Coastal Association of Health Underwriters and promotes legislation favorable for the consumer. She calls herself the people's advocate for freedom in healthcare choices.
Connette is also a speaker, and volunteers in Wilmington and across NC. Connette may be contacted by email at [email protected].
Ken Ubertini is an accomplished insurance professional with over 30 years of experience. His background as both a sales manager for various Blue Cross and Blue Shield organizations and that of a broker have enabled him to offer the best possible benefit solutions to both small businesses and individuals. Ken is an owner/partner and vice-president of NC Insurance Advisors.
Ken listens to his clients and develops proposal options based on a client's needs. He specializes in medical, life, disability and dental plans for individuals, families, and businesses. Keeping his clients informed about the latest changes and updates in health care legislation is paramount. He also takes pride in offering the best possible customer service after the sale.
Ken loves the outdoors and enjoys kayaking, boating, and the beach.
Ken may be contacted at [email protected].
Amanda Smith began her insurance career in the summer of 1989 as a full time producer selling all lines of insurance with NC Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance. In the fall of 1991 she was invited to join Port South Insurance Agency as a producer. Years later, Amanda became an owner/partner in Port South Insurance and continued her career as vice-president and a multi-line producer. In August of 2007 the three partners of Port South Insurance sold to Glasgow Hicks Company and Amanda moved to their office as a multi-line producer.
After several company changes, in 2012 Amanda reduced her work responsibilities and began to focus only on life and health insurance, especially Medicare beneficiaries. She has represented BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina since 1989 and continues her relationship with BlueCross BlueCross of North Carolina for anyone Medicare eligible.
Amanda may be reached at A[email protected].