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Meet Our Staff

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 in Draper VA playing basketball, football & golf. Scottie graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech in 1998. After graduating, Scottie held numerous roles in Sales and Sales Management for Tektronix and other high tech companies before purchasing Carper Insurance in September 2017. Scottie and his wife, Billie, have three children and live in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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 and her husband Kenny moved to the New River Valley in 2008 with their 5 children.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, listening to live music, and watching football.

Tim Gould

Tim Gould

Business Insurance Advisor

Tim is a native of Bloomington, Illinois and is fortunate to have insurance be a common theme in his family’s destinations around the country. He, his wife Miranda and their three dogs Makita, Abbi and Lucca have lived in Alabama, Colorado and Virginia while together. A graduate of the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Tim brings a wealth of insurance knowledge from multiple regions across the country that should be a great help to our clients from the mountains all the way to the coast. Tim enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family when he isn’t working with his clients.

Joyce McGuire

Joyce McGuire

Senior Personal Insurance Advisor

Joyce was born in Floyd, Virginia and currently resides in Christiansburg. She has been a licensed insurance agent with Northpoint Insurance Advisors since 1985 servicing and selling Home & Auto Insurance. Joyce loves gardening and has 6 flower beds at home. She has one son and three grandchildren who live in Kentucky and loves spending time with them when they visit. Joyce keeps us laughing in the office and tries to fatten us up with her bowl full of chocolates!

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!