• Emily Adams, MHP, RHUSenior Case Manager, New Business Submissions
    Department
    New Business Submissions

    Emily joined The Cason Group in 2005. She processes new group case submissions.

  • Miles AdamsGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Miles, a graduate of Auburn University, joined The Cason Group in 2017. He works with the Group Operations and Sales departments.

  • Graham AsheFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Graham, a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2016. He works with advisors selling individual life and individual disability insurance products in North Carolina.

  • Connor BaadeGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Connor, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2016.  He works with advisors in TN to obtain quotes, negotiate with carriers and assist in selling and enrolling new medical groups.

  • Lee BehrBenefits Counselor
    Department
    Benefits Education

    Lee, a University of Alabama graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2019. She conducts employee group benefit enrollments.

  • Josh BlackGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Josh, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, joined The Cason Group in 2017. He works with advisors in NC to obtain quotes, negotiate with carriers and assist in selling and enrolling new groups.

  • Matt BlackGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Matt, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2013. He works with advisors to obtain quotes, negotiates with carriers and assists advisors in selling and enrolling new medical and ancillary groups in the Triangle and Eastern regions of North Carolina.

  • Hub BlankenshipGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Hub, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2013. He works with advisors selling and enrolling new groups and individuals in medical and ancillary products for the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia.

  • Davis BoyleFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Davis, a graduate of The Citadel, joined The Cason Group in 2015. He works with advisors selling Individual Life and Individual Disability insurance products.

  • Anna BrickweddeBenefits Counselor
    Department
    Benefits Education

    Anna, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2018. She conducts employee group benefit enrollments.

  • Drew BrickweddeGroup Sales Associate
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Drew, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, joined The Cason Group in 2018. He follows up on quote requests, prescreens and renewals, as well as answers questions regarding group products.

  • Ryan BughGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Ryan, a Clemson University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2017. He works with advisors in Georgia to obtain quotes, negotiate with carriers and assist in selling and enrolling new medical groups.

  • Stephanie BurketSupervisor, Administrative Services
    Department
    Administrative Services

    Stephanie, a University of South Carolina-Aiken graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2014. She coordinates the workflow of Administrative Assistants and oversees operational activities.

  • Louie Cason, Jr., CLU, RHU, REBCChairman of the Board
    Department
    Executive

    Louie founded The Cason Group in 1991 as a general agency for health and life products. He is responsible for strategic planning and setting the overall direction of the company. Louie, a University of Georgia graduate, has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and is a past president of the South Carolina Association of Health Underwriters.

  • William Cason, RHU, CLU, ChFCPresident
    Department
    Executive

    William was named President of The Cason Group in 2011 and oversees its day to day operations. Since joining The Cason Group in 2003, William has served as a Sales Rep, Manager and, most recently, Vice President of Sales. William, a University of South Carolina graduate, is an active member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

  • Cara ChristieSenior Case Manager, Financial Services
    Department
    Financial Services

    Cara, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2016. Cara processes applications for Financial Services from receipt of request through the policy’s placement.

  • Chase ClackFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Chase, a graduate from East Tennessee State University, joined The Cason Group in 2018. He is training with the Financial Services and Sales departments.

  • Bethany ColtCase Manager, Financial Services
    Department
    Financial Services

    Bethany joined The Cason Group in 2017 and is a graduate from CIU. She assists financial services advisors with product questions and application processing.

  • Ainhoa CopelandSupervisor, New Business Submissions
    Department
    New Business Submissions

    Ainhoa, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2015. She processes new group case submissions.

  • Joe Davis, MHPCase Manager, New Business Submissions
    Department
    New Business Submissions

    Joe, a graduate of the University of South Carolina and Augusta State University, joined The Cason Group in 2007. He processes new group case submissions.

  • Lizzie DeLoachCase Manager, Financial Services
    Department
    Financial Services

    Lizzie, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2019. She assists financial services advisors with product questions and application processing.

  • Jason DewarGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Jason, a University of North Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2008. He works with advisors to obtain quotes, negotiates with carriers and assists advisors in selling and enrolling new worksite groups in the Triad, Triangle and Eastern regions of North Carolina.

  • Anna DillerFinancial Sales Specialist
    Department
    Financial Services

    Anna, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, joined The Cason Group in 2017. She provides individual life and individual disability insurance proposals, processes prescreens and provides policy service.

  • Christa EllisonProposal Specialist
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Christa joined The Cason Group in 2019 and helps with processing group proposals.

  • Ryan EvansVice President of Operations
    Department
    Executive

    Ryan, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2007.  He oversees the operations of our group and worksite departments.

  • Andrew ForbesManager, Benefits Systems
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Andrew Forbes, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2013. Andrew serves advisors and group administrators by coordinating all aspects of the enrollment system process.

  • Becca GarnettAccount Specialist, Benefit Systems
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Becca, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2018. She works with advisors to process group enrollments.

  • Chris GrahamSr. Group Sales Associate
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Chris, a Washington and Lee graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2014. He follows up on quote requests, prescreens and renewals, as well as answers questions regarding group products.

  • Josh Gregory, RHU, REBCSr. Sales Representative: Worksite
    Department

    Josh, a graduate of USC, joined The Cason Group in 2003. He assists advisors in placing group worksite products.

  • Eric Griffin, RHU, CLUExecutive Vice President of Financial Services
    Department
    Executive

    Eric, a University of South Carolina graduate, directs our Financial Services Sales Representatives, as well as develops key sales strategies for Financial Services. Eric was with The Cason Group in 1998-2005 and rejoined us in 2008.

  • Brian Harmon, CLUManager, Group Sales Support
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Brian joined The Cason Group in 2012. A University of South Carolina graduate, he follows up on quote requests, prescreens and renewals, as well as answers questions regarding group products.

  • Chris HarrisFinancial Sales Specialist
    Department
    Financial Services

    Chris, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2015. He provides individual life and individual disability insurance proposals, processes prescreens and provides policy service.

  • Ian HeadleyFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Ian, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, joined The Cason Group in 2013. He works with advisors selling individual life and disability insurance products.

  • Becky HellandBusiness Operations Assistant
    Department
    Finance

    Becky, a graduate from Columbia International University, joined The Cason Group in 2018. She supports the Finance and IT area by performing various administrative tasks.

  • David HoardManager, Financial Services Sales Support
    Department
    Financial Services

    David, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2012. He works with advisors selling individual life and individual disability insurance products, as well as manages the Financial Services Sales Specialists.

  • Emmet HoughFinancial Sales Specialist
    Department
    Financial Services

    Emmet joined The Cason Group in 2015. He holds a BS from Presbyterian College and an MBA from Clemson University. He provides individual life and individual disability insurance proposals, processes prescreens and provides policy service.

  • Greg HudgensSenior Financial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Greg, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, joined The Cason Group in 2002. He works with advisors selling individual life and individual disability insurance products.

  • Jonathan Hudgens, RHU, REBCGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Jonathan, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2000. He works with advisors in SC to obtain quotes, negotiate with carriers and assist in selling and enrolling new medical groups.

  • Mary HugheyHR Assistant
    Department
    Human Resources

    Mary, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2015. She assists in Human Resources.

  • Michael JohnsonFront Desk Security
    Department
    Administrative Services

    Michael joined The Cason Group in 2010. He is in charge of security and provides administrative support to various departments.

  • Sally LipeManager, HR Compliance and Employee Development
    Department
    Human Resources

    Sally, a Winthrop College graduate, joined The Cason Group in 1998. She manages the Human Resources department.

  • Cissy LucasSenior Implementation Specialist
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Cissy joined The Cason Group in 2015. Cissy sets up the Online Enrollment System for new and inforce Beacon Benefits Solution groups, and coordinates both the ongoing carrier integrations and changes to the build process.

  • Michael MaddoxGroup Sales Associate
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Michael joined The Cason Group in 2018 after graduating from The University of South Carolina. He assists the New Business Submissions department.

  • Justin MatthewsAccount Coordinator, Benefits Education
    Department
    Benefits Education

    Justin, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2016. He conducts employee group benefit enrollments.

  • Shannon McCarthyFinancial Services Internal Rep
    Departments
    Financial Services
    Sales

    Shannon, a University of San Francisco graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2018. She is responsible for placing individual life and DI business.

  • Micah McCoyCase Manager, Financial Services
    Department
    Financial Services

    Micah joined The Cason Group in 2019. He assists financial services advisors with product questions and application processing.

  • Robert McLeanGroup Sales Trainee
    Department
    Sales

    Robert, a Wofford College graduate, joined The Cason Group in June 2019. He is training to be a Group Sales Representative.

  • Andrew MonkManager, Benefits Education
    Department
    Benefits Education

    Andrew, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2013. He oversees employee benefit enrollments and manages the Benefits Counselors.

  • Ashleigh NettlesGroup Sales Associate
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Ashleigh, a Presbyterian College graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2019. She follows up on quote requests, prescreens and renewals, as well as answers questions regarding group products.

  • Pierce OrmondGroup Sales Trainee
    Department
    Sales

    Pierce, a Wofford College graduate, joined The Cason Group in June 2019. He is training to be a Group Sales Representative.

  • Jacob PageIndividual Medical Sales & Service Associate
    Department
    Administrative Services

    Jacob, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2016. He processes individual medical applications, answers underwriting questions and provides status to advisors for both Over- and Under-65 products.

  • Corey PembertonProposal Specialist
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Corey joined The Cason Group in 2019 and helps with processing group proposals.

  • Jesse Pikus, CMA, RHU, MHPVice President of Finance
    Departments
    Executive
    Finance
    Human Resources

    Jesse received his B.S. from Columbia International University and his Masters of Accountancy from the University of South Carolina. He oversees The Cason Group’s finance and HR departments. Jesse joined The Cason Group in 2004.

  • Barin PowellGroup Sales Representative & Market Leader
    Department
    Sales

    Barin, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2014. He works with advisors throughout Georgia selling and enrolling new groups in ancillary and worksite products.

  • Blake PowellBenefits Counselor
    Department
    Benefits Education

    Blake, a University of South Carolina, joined The Cason Group in 2017. She conducts employee group benefit enrollments.

  • Caroline PreasBenefit Systems Account Manager
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Caroline, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2015. She manages cases enrolled and serviced through the benefit enrollment systems.

  • Kieria PrimusAdministrative Assistant
    Department
    Administrative Services

    Kieria, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2018. She assists the Administrative Services department with various responsibilities.

  • Alex RichardsFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Alex, a graduate from Anderson University, joined The Cason Group in 2017.  He works with advisors selling individual life and disability insurance products.

  • Kelly SafranekFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Kelly works with advisors selling individual life and disability insurance products.

  • Jenna SavanNew Business Administrative Assistant
    Department
    New Business Submissions

    Jenna, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2019. She assists the New Business department with various responsibilities.

  • Cam ShaverBookkeeper
    Department
    Finance

    Cam, a UNC-Wilmington graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2016. He processes accounts payable and receivable.

  • Meredith SimmonsExecutive Assistant
    Department
    Human Resources

    Meredith, a NC State graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2015. She provides support to the Chairman, President and Executive Team.

  • Rayne SmithAdministrative Assistant
    Department
    Administrative Services

    Rayne joined The Cason Group in 2019. She assists the Administrative Services department with various responsibilities.

  • Aaron SpurlockGroup Sales Associate
    Department
    Group Sales Support

    Aaron, a graduate of CIU, joined The Cason Group in 2017. He follows up on quote requests, prescreens and renewals, as well as answers questions regarding group products.

  • Forrest StewartDirector of Group Sales
    Department
    Executive

    Forrest, a Washington and Lee University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2014 with prior experience in sales, HR, and management.  Forrest directs the company’s overall sales and marketing for the Group Benefits division and supports the Group Sales Reps across our geographic footprint.

  • Andy SuppleeCoordinator, Corporate Communications and IT Help Desk
    Department
    IT

    Andy, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2009. He provides IT support for employees and coordinates corporate communications and reports.

  • Andy Thompson, RHUGroup Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Andy is a graduate of Mars Hill College and holds a masters degree from Appalachian State University. He joined The Cason Group in 2006, and works with advisors in NC to obtain quotes, negotiate with carriers and assist in selling and enrolling new groups.

  • Daniel ThompsonIT Specialist
    Department
    IT

    Daniel attended Midlands Technical College and joined The Cason Group in 2011. He provides IT support for employees and coordinates IT special projects.

  • Kristin WashburnManager, Financial Services Case Managers
    Department
    Financial Services

    Kristin, a Francis Marion University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2014.  She processes individual life applications, answers underwriting questions and provides status to advisors and oversees the Financial Services Case Managers.

  • Mamie WilkersonLicensing & Commissions Specialist
    Department
    Financial Services

    Mamie joined The Cason Group in 2018. She assists Financial Services with carrier appointments and commission issues.

  • Barry WilliamsFinancial Services Sales Representative
    Department
    Sales

    Barry, a graduate of Oral Roberts University, joined The Cason Group in 2017. He works with advisors selling Individual Life and Individual Disability insurance products.

  • Megan WilliamsGroup Floater
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Megan joined The Cason Group in 2019. She assists the Benefit Systems department in managing cases enrolled and serviced through the benefit enrollment systems.

  • Shannon WilliamsCase Manager, New Business Submissions
    Department
    New Business Submissions

    Shannon, a University of South Carolina graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2019. She processes new group case submissions.

  • Beth WilsonSenior Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
    Department
    Administrative Services

    Beth joined The Cason Group in 2007. She answers phones and assists advisors with brochures, enrollments, and directories.

  • Jenna WilsonBenefit Systems Account Manager
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Jenna, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2018. She manages cases enrolled and serviced through the benefit enrollment systems.

  • Katherine WojtowiczBusiness Manager
    Departments
    Finance
    IT

    Katherine, a Columbia International University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2015. She manages the Finance and IT departments.

  • Daniel YilmazImplementation Specialist
    Department
    Benefits Systems

    Daniel, a North Greenville University graduate, joined The Cason Group in 2018. He sets up the Online Enrollment System for new and inforce Beacon Benefits Solution groups.