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As our client, you will have a team of professionals with over 80 years of experience working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business. Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority. You can count on us as your experts in insurance.

Scottie Wyatt

Scottie Wyatt

President

Scottie grew up locally in Draper and holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech. Prior to purchasing Northpoint Insurance Advisors (previously Carper Insurance), he worked in the high tech industry with a Fortune 100 company and has experience dealing with a wide array of industries, including electricians, HVAC, production / manufacturing environments, and research and development centers. He is very involved in his community supporting local businesses with the Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board for Pregnancy Resource Center – New River Valley which is a non-profit medical clinic for those facing unplanned pregnancy.

Scottie works with new and existing business owners to find insurance and risk mitigation strategies to protect their business from losses. Scottie currently lives in Blacksburg VA with his wife, Billie, and three children. Occasionally you’ll find him on the golf course playing in fund raisers for the local non-profit organizations. His golf game isn’t what it used to be!

Dan Carper

Dan Carper, CPCU, CIC

Sr. Business & Life Insurance Advisor

Dan graduated from Virginia Tech in 1971 with a B.S. Degree in Business Education. After teaching various business subjects at Dublin High School in Dublin, VA for four years, Dan entered the Insurance Business as a Life & Health Insurance Agent. He became a sales manager in April 1977 with a National Company. On March 1, 1979 Dan founded Carper Insurance Agency as an Independent Agent selling Life, Health and Property and Casualty Insurance from his home in Christiansburg, VA. Dan moved his office to downtown Blacksburg on August 1, 1980; and, then relocated to its current location on January 1, 1997. On September 1, 2017, Dan sold Carper Insurance to Scottie Wyatt and has remained active in the agency on a part-time basis. Dan and his wife, Pam have two children, seven grandchildren and live in Blacksburg.

Jim Williamson

Jim Williamson

Sr. Life Insurance Advisor

Jim graduated from Brigham Young University in 1981 and moved from the western United States to Salem, VA in 1996. He has been an insurance agent since 1992 and started the Williamson Insurance Agency locally in 2000. As a new member of the Northpoint team, Jim will be specializing in helping people with their need for life insurance. Jim and his wife, Mari, have six children and twenty-two grandchildren. His interests include singing, swimming, reading, and spending time with his family.

Molly Rogers

Molly Rogers

Personal Insurance Advisor

Molly grew up in Hampton Roads and was a cosmetologist for 16 years. Her and her husband Kenny moved to the New River Valley in 2008 with their 5 children. Molly joined the Northpoint team in February of 2018. She is dedicated to serving our customers in the Salem location! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, loving her 4 fur babies, listening to live music, and tailgating at Virginia Tech football games!

Sheila Coble

Sheila Coble

Senior Business Insurance Advisor

Sheila was born in New Mexico and lived in Fresno, California before she moved to Floyd with her father and son in 2004. She has been in insurance since 1986 in Commercial and Personal lines. She enjoys gardening, spending time with family, friends, and her Peek-a-Pug “BJ”. She also enjoys the beautiful outdoors in the New River Valley.

Taylor Wyatt

Taylor Wyatt

Receptionist

Taylor grew up in Salem and loves serving clients from our Salem office. Taylor is married to a giant named Zach (he’s like 6’8”!!). Taylor has a zoo in her home, well almost anyways. She has three dogs and a cat, and we’re never surprised to hear when she gets another furry creature added to the zoo. Her kind nature is always a delight in the office and customers enjoy working with her.

Eleanor Lester

Eleanor Lester

Personal Insurance Advisor

Eleanor joined the Northpoint Blacksburg team in July 2020. Eleanor is so dedicated to serving our clients and doing it all with a smile that literally comes through the phones. Eleanor and her husband live in Shiloh with her daughter and four fur babies. Eleanor also has a son that works in Radford. Eleanor and her husband like to ride one of their four Harley Davidson motorcycles in their spare time.

Johanna Griffith

Johanna Griffith

Personal Insurance Advisor

Johanna joined our team in July 2020 and has brought many laughs and much character to our Blacksburg office. “Jo” has been in the insurance industry for seven years, starting at a captive insurance agent in Radford. She loves solving problems for customers and is a delight. Jo has two handsome kids, Caden and Easton. She also has a fur baby named Macie that she is crazy about!