Underwriters


Aaron West

P.O. Box 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext.45247
Fax: 800-836-5433 

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As an underwriter, Aaron's primary responsibilities include working on new cases for small and large groups while developing and sustaining professional relationships with Companion Life producers.

Aaron has worked extensively with Employer Paid, Voluntary Dental and Group Life business.


Chase Norris

P.O. Box 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext. 41649
Fax: 800-836-5433

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In his role as underwriter, Chase services all lines of business and generates new sales for both small and large groups. Chase also serves as a liaison between the Underwriting, Service and Administration departments.

Chase holds a bachelor's of science degree in Sports Medicine from the University of South Carolina at Aiken and has been with Companion Life since 2001.


Debbie Boehling

4233 Kings Court Drive                                                              
Roanoke, VA 24018
Office: 888-772-6916

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As Senior Group Underwriter, Debbie’s primary responsibility is to work directly with new producers in helping generate new sales for large groups, while developing and sustaining professional relationships with Companion Life producers.

Debbie has been in the group insurance industry for over 20 years and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Radford University. Debbie joined Companion Life in April 2010.


 

Debbie Rathbun

P.O. Box 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext. 41801
Fax: 800-836-5433

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As an underwriting tech supervisor, Debbie serves as the key client contact for Companion Life’s Underwriting department, handling all incoming proposals. She is also the department’s primary contact for status updates.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Debbie holds two bachelor's of science degrees in Marketing and Management of Information Systems. She has been with Companion Life since June 2008.


Harvey Myer

P.O. Box 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext.45089
Fax: 800-836-5433

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As Vice President of Underwriting, Harvey works directly with producers to help generate new sales. His primary responsibilities include new case and renewal underwriting, while developing and sustaining successful working relationships with Companion Life producers.

Harvey brings more than 15 years of experience to Companion Life. A graduate of Susquehanna University, Harvey's extensive background includes experience in all types of funding ,including ASO, MPP and indemnity as well as a variety of medical and non-medical products. Harvey's underwriting experience includes three years at Prudential handling large, national accounts and 11 years at Home Life Insurance Co. specializing in small to mid-size Group Health and Life Underwriting.


Julia Kennedy

P.O. 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext. 49091
Fax: 800-836-5433

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As senior group underwriter, Julia works closely with producers to help generate new sales. Her primary job responsibilities include new case and renewal underwriting, while developing and sustaining professional working relationships with Companion Life producers.

Julia brings more than 10 years of underwriting experience to Companion Life. Her background includes experience in medical underwriting, including all types of funding arrangements.


Michelle R. Jones

P.O. Box 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext. 41649
704-733-9389
Fax: 800-836-5433

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As senior group underwriter, Michelle’s primary responsibility is to work directly with new producers in helping generate new sales for large groups, while developing and sustaining professional relationships with Companion Life producers.

Originally from Hanford, California, Michelle has been in the insurance industry since 1999. Her professional designations include UND (Underwriter Designation) and ACS (Customer Service). Michelle joined Companion Life in March 2009.



Ron Dunn

P.O. Box 100102
Columbia, SC 29202-3102
Office: 800-753-0404, ext.45122
Fax: 800-836-5433

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As senior group underwriter, Ron works directly with producers to help generate new sales. His primary responsibilities include new case and renewal underwriting, while developing and sustaining professional working relationships with Companion Life producers.

With more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Ron has worked in a variety of roles include agent, general agent, regional marketing officer and trainer. A Marine Corps commissioned officer and Vietnam veteran, Ron received a B.S. in Business Administration and M.B.A. in Risk and Insurance from Temple University. His professional designations include CPCU, CLU, ChFC, CFP and RHU.