The Leland, NC Insurance Group of Ganey, Byrd & Dunn has many years of experience helping business owners and individuals alike in choosing the right type of insurance policy across all lines of insurance. We bring that knowledge and expertise to the forefront when approaching the transfer of risk from our policyholders to the many financially sound insurance carriers we represent.
We are a multiple line insurance agency offering coverage for your personal, business, auto, health and life insurance needs. Insurance quotes are free! Call us today or stop by our office at Cross Creek Commons in Leland, NC. We look forward to seeing you!
Ganey, Byrd & Dunn Insurance Agency represents over 40 major insurance companies. We can match your insurance needs with the right insurer giving you peace of mind to live life knowing your valuables are insured.
Denise Benoit – Life & Health Insurance
Kimberly Ganey Phillips – Owner
Denise Hamilton – Receptionist
- Kimberly Ganey Phillips - Owner Principal Insurance Agent, CIC, CISR
Kim is the owner and principal agent of Ganey, Byrd & Dunn Insurance Group, Inc. She is the second generation of insurance agents specializing in property and casualty. Kim’s father owned Leland Insurance agency, so Kim grew up with insurance in her genes. She has been a licensed property and casualty insurance agent since 1995, and a licensed life and health insurance agent since 2001. Kim has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She has also obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Insurance Service Representative industry professional designations.
Kim’s focus is primarily the the day-to-day operations of the agency but her passion is writing and servicing both commercial and personal insurance policies. Her goal is to make sure each client’s needs are met by matching the right coverage with each risk and to provide superior service after the sale.
A lifelong resident of Leland, Kim is excited to bring an independent insurance agency back to the area. She lives in Leland with her two children. When not busy with the agency, she enjoys coaching and playing softball and boating.
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- Theresa Heath - Insurance Operations Manager, AAI, CISR
Theresa was first licensed in property and casualty insurance in 1985, and in the years that followed has become licensed in accident, health, life, medicare supplement and long term care. Although Theresa has many years of insurance experience, her passion is Agency Operations. Working in an insurance industry that is regulated, it is her goal to make sure that Ganey, Byrd & Dunn Insurance Group meets or exceeds the insurance industry’s expectations and that the office runs smoothly.
Theresa was in the very first class of recipients of the CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) designation in the State of North Carolina in 1988 and attained the AAI (Accredited Advisor in Insurance) in 1992.
Theresa is a native of the Leland area and enjoys the beach, reading, golf and bike riding. She is marrried with one daughter and a very busy granddaughter.
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- Peggy Overton - Commercial Insurance Lines Specialist, CBIA
Peggy Overton has more than thirty years of experience in insurance, most of which has been spent working in commercial insurance lines. Peggy enjoys working behind the scenes now making sure our insurance policies are issued correctly, and that we can easily find the data we need for our commercial customers.
Peggy is a long time resident of Leland, NC and is semi-retired. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and reading.
Peggy’s extension is 213
- Amanda Robinson - Commercial Insurance Marketing & Service Rep, AAI, AIS, CISR
Amanda has been a licensed property and casualty insurance agent since 2002. Since obtaining her license, Amanda has earned her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Mt. Olive College. In addition, she has obtained the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in Insurance Service (AIS) and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) industry professional designations.
Amanda’s focus is on commercial lines, writing and servicing all types of commercial policies, including: workers compensation, general liability, commercial property, business auto and bonds.
Outside of insurance, Amanda enjoys cake decorating and photography. A native of Wilmington, she currently resides in Leland, NC with her husband and two children.
Amanda’s extension is 201
- Beth Rivenbark - Customer Sales and Service Representative
Beth specializes in personal lines sales and service. Beth has been a licensed agent for over sixteen years. She has worked with a broker who provides insurance to high value homes in our coastal market, a challenge we face daily as agents in the southeastern North Carolina Area.
Beth also helped to create a homeowner program in West Virgina, before settling back in North Carolina to work as a customer service representative with an exclusive agent in Wilmington.
Beth brings much experience and enthusiasm as an advocate for our personal lines customers. Beth lives in Wilmington, North Carolina where she is mom to three children. Her passion is sports.
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- Denise Benoit - Life & Health Insurance Lines Producer
Denise became a licensed Life and Health insurance agent in 1998. She was immediately drawn to the health insurance side of the business, utilizing her natural nurturing skills. She first served as a captive agent for The National Association for the Self-Employed. Afterwards, she joined an independent broker group representing the major health insurers in both CT & MA.
Denise continued to specialize in health insurance after moving to Leland in 2006. She continually strives to keep pace with the challenges of the changing environment being introduced by Health Care Reform. Through it all, her goal is to continue to find the absolute best major medical coverage for the lowest possible price.
Personally, Denise enjoys rejuvenating at the beach with her husband Bob, shopping for bargains, exercising, decorating, gardening, listening to live music, spending time with her two grandchildren, and enjoying cheese fondue with family and friends.
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- Robert Benoit - Life & Medicare Insurance Supplement Producer
Bob has been licensed as a life and health insurance agent since 1998. In 2007, he expanded his authority to include Long Term Care and Medicare Supplement Insurance. He earned his Bachelor Degree (BSBA) from Western New England University where he majored in accounting. Upon graduating, Bob began a successful twenty year career with the Aetna Life & Casualty Insurance Company. While serving there, he held various managerial positions including Internal Auditor, Financial Reporting Administrator and Fiscal Officer over planning and control.
Upon moving to North Carolina in 2006, Bob completed the Series 7, 66 securities exams and joined MetLife as an Investment Adviser Representative. He has always enjoyed working with individuals and families to ensure that they have suitable and affordable insurance protection in place to guard against unforeseen financial losses and setbacks.
When not in the office, Bob and his wife Denise can be found enjoying the surf, sampling wines at local tastings, listening to live jazz, preparing a gourmet meal, playing Bocce Ball with friends and planning for family get-togethers.
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- Denise Hamilton - Receptionist, GBD Insurance
Call Denise for any questions you have regarding our various insurance policys or to get in contact with one of our insurance agents.
Denise’s extension is 201
- Guard Insurance Group
- MetLife Insurance
- Safeco Insurance
- Prudential Insurance
- The Hartford Insurance
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield
- The Main Street Americas
- Hartford Mutual
- Mutual Of Omaha
- Dairyland Auto
- United Health Care
- Progressive Insurance
- ASI Underwriters
- Halifax Mutual
- Builders Mutual Insurance
- Denali Dental Insurance
Life Insurance Agents
Auto Insurance Agents
Health Insurance Agents
Motorcycle Insurance Agents
Boat & Marine Insurance Agents
Home Insurance Agents
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Senior Health Insurance
- Motorcycle Insurance
- ATV Insurance
- Boat & Watercraft Insurance
- Auto Insurance
- Business Insurance
- Flood Insurance
- Umbrella Insurance
- Condominium Insurance
- Renters Insurance
- Valuables Insurance
- Workers Compensation
- Commercial Insurance
I had a great experience with Ganey, Byrd & Dunn Insurance of Leland, NC. I was trying to get renter's insurance on short notice before moving. My insurance agent was extremely attentive, personable, and addressed my specific insurance needs perfectly. I have never had such a great experience with an insurance company before. Thank you!–Anne G, Leland, NC
I checked and sure enough I was over paying at least 35% over the market for my insurance coverage. So, I needed a new insurance company. Ganey, Byrd & Dunn was by far the most responsive of all the Insurance Companies In Leland I contacted and their quotes were very competitive. Now that I've been with them for a while I'd say that their customer service is top notch. I receive friendly, accurate personalized service whenever I need it.–Billy W, Wilmington, NC
I've had my auto insurance with Ganey, Byrd & Dunn insurance for several years. When i switched, i immediately realized the savings. As a bonus, i have received great service whenever I have made a request. Great company with great people working for them.–Karen T, Leland, NC
I have had the pleasure of working with Ganey, Byrd & Dunn for some time now. They helped with lowering my auto insurance, getting new master condo insurance and obtaining personal insurance. They are wonderful in explaining exactly what is included and excluded in their insurance policies so nothing is a surprise! If you're looking for an insurance carrier, it would be wise to check them out.–Samantha V, Leland, NC
At Ganey, Byrd & Dunn the service is unmatched. Everyone is personable, intelligent and more than accomodating! I will always recommend this insurance provider to friends, family and colleagues!–Buddy P, Leland, NC