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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of licensed professionals working for you with over 75 years of combined experience in the insurance industry to provide you with the best coverage you need 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.

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Scottie Wyatt


Scottie grew up locally in Draper and holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech. Prior to purchasing Northpoint Insurance Advisors IN 2017 (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. He is also active in his church in Blacksburg.

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!

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Kimberly Siemon

Sr. Business Insurance Advisor

Kimberly joined Northpoint in 2022 and has over 30 years of experience within the insurance industry. She is a specialist in all facets of commercial insurance. Kimberly grew up in Salem and currently resides in Salem with her husband, Craig, of 20 years, and a teenage daughter, Gennavieve. She has 2 cats Halle & Hokie who bring their family much joy. Kimberly enjoys crafting, knitting, exercising, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Brad Alley

Sr. Insurance Advisor

A lifelong resident of Pulaski County, Brad Alley is an avid family man, sportsman, business professional, and friend to many. He has served a host of families, businesses, and churches through the last 22 years as an insurance agent. Joining Northpoint in 2024, he continues to provide a high level of genuine, caring service to the residents of Southwest Virginia. A consummate “Cougar”, Brad is a graduate and ongoing supporter of Pulaski County High School. He advanced his education by obtaining an Associates Degree from New River Community College and Bachelors in Business Administration from Radford University. Professionally, he holds Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow and Agri -Farm Insurance Specialist designations.

Brad has been happily married to Julie Chaffin Alley for thirty-six years, and is father to Ashley, Dillon, and Brayden and now grandfather to Kip and Sophie. He enjoys family time, working out, fishing, and listening to country music.

Johanna Griffith

Personal Insurance Advisor

Johanna joined Northpoint in July 2020 and brings many laughs and much character to our team. “Jo” has been in the insurance industry for twelve years, starting as a captive insurance agent in Radford. She loves solving problems for customers and ensuring each person is thoroughly protected. Jo has two handsome kids, Caden and Easton. She also has two fur babies, Macie and Kizzy who she is crazy about!

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Marek Wint

Personal Insurance Advisor

Marek grew up in Pulaski, another faithful Cougar alumni joining Northpoint in 2023! He lives in Pulaski and serves customers across the New River Valley. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family. He likes his role at Northpoint because he enjoys helping people in need and is part of a family of supporting co-workers!

Nigel Highton

Insurance Advisor

Nigel has a unique background that sets him apart in the insurance industry. Born and raised in Lynchburg, he earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2015 and his master’s degree in Christian ministry in 2017 from Liberty University. After spending six years in the Richmond metropolis pursuing Christian ministries, in 2023 Nigel decided to make a career shift and moved to the Roanoke valley in personal insurance lines.

What makes Nigel stand out is his ability to apply his ministry skills of pastoring, offering guidance, and educating others to find the protection they need through insurance. He believes in serving customers not just as clients but as individuals who deserve personalized attention and care. One of the reasons Nigel was drawn to Northpoint is our commitment to not only serving our customers but also investing in the community. As a hometown business, we understand the importance of giving back and making a positive impact. In his free time, Nigel enjoys reading, writing, playing video games, and going to trivia nights with his friends. He is especially fond of his closest compadre Marvin, a lab/pointer mix.

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Ricky Oehler

Personal Insurance Advisor

Ricky joined the Northpoint team in November of 2022 and works in both personal and commercial lines of service. Originally from Harrisonburg, he graduated from Roanoke College with a major in Physics and a minor in Computer Science and Mathematics. He lives in Cave Spring and in his free time, he enjoys playing board games with friends and spending time with his housemate’s dog, Boudreaux and the house cat, Charlotte. Ricky excels in his role at Northpoint mastering the software with his computer science knowledge and desires to help people with their questions to ensure they have good coverage through their insurance policies.

Tullio O’Reilly

Marketing and Operations Manager

Born and raised in West Virginia, Tullio is a long-term resident of the New River Valley, graduating from Radford in the late 90’s, he returned to the area from western North Carolina in 2003. While the majority of Tullio’s experience has been in Christian conference management and non-profit church administration, his investment in the New River Valley through education and service provides unprecedented connections that will begin to serve Northpoint customers in 2024 ensuring their needs are addressed. Tullio is excited to help Northpoint’s team invest in their community and confidently protect our customers’ assets. When not serving adults with disabilities or at the local food bank or students in Young Life, you can find Tullio at home in Christiansburg enjoying his adult children, Liam, Ann Marie and Brennan.

Eleanor Lester

Eleanor Lester

Personal Insurance Advisor & Service Team Leader

A native of Pulaski, Eleanor brought a variety of practical experience to Northpoint when she joined in 2020. Eleanor passed at the end of April. Our heart and prayers go to her family. We are better because of Eleanor and they way she modeled customer service. Eleanor lived in Shiloh, a mom of 2 wonderful kids Drew and Kal and 3 dogs and a ferret. (Bella, Sammy, Fiona and Pablo). Eleanor was a proud PCHS cougar and enjoyed traveling and shows about traveling.

Dan Carper

Dan Carper, CPCU, CIC

Sr. 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.