Get to know our dedicated team of insurance agents serving clients in North Carolina

Providing our community of Charlotte with individualized home, auto, or umbrella insurance, and more! Call us today at 704-548-0500.

Meet the Parks Insurance Group Team

Get to know the people who have made our services possible! Our team members are dedicated to bringing a fresh look to the insurance world, developing personal relationships with each and every client, and providing exceptional customer service. From the perseverance and leadership of our founder to the expertise of our insurance agents, our team strives each day to best serve you.

The FounderRon Parksron@goparksins.com

Work

Ron began his career in 1989 selling personal insurance, comprising mostly of home, auto, and life insurance. With a few agency acquisitions and adding business insurance to his portfolio of offerings, he has grown to one of the larger agencies in Charlotte. Ron credits much of this growth to his highly trained staff and his many loyal clients. Over the past 28 years, Ron has achieved many production honors with several carriers, and has served on multiple advisory committees to help steer the insurance industry to better serve their clients.

Education

Appalachian State University class of 1984. Honors Graduate with Bachelors degree in Business Administration, and Risk and Insurance Management

Agent Qualifications

Life Underwriters Training Council Graduate. Fully licensed in multiple states throughout the eastern US.

Community activities

Ron is a member of the Red Shoe Society for the Charlotte Ronald McDonald house, and has been on multiple fundraising committees for various local charities.

Hobbies

Ron is an avid golfer but primarily enjoys travelling with family and friends.

The Founder- Ron Parks
The Founder- Ron Parks

Personal Lines Team

Efficient and reliable, our personal lines team truly cares about providing customer service to each of our valuable clients.

Jami Bell
Jami Bell
704-548-0500, ext. 107
Bellj45@nationwide.com

Personal Lines Account Manager

  Jami Bell is a native of Charlotte and a Graduate of UNCC – she began her business career in Property Management and transitioned over to Property an Casualty Insurance in 2015.  Being personable and outgoing, she brings a light hearted attitude to work each day! She truly cares about each and every client and tries to make a personal connection with them to build relationships. Jami loves spending time with friends and family, but her most prize possession is her Black Lab “Gabby” – and the Beach is her second home.

 
Misty Laney
Misty Laney
704-548-0500, ext. 103
laneym2@nationwide.com

Personal Lines Office Manager

   Misty was born and raised in Monroe, NC where she continues to live with her husband and daughter. She brings 12 strong years of Insurance experience to the agency and takes pride in providing exceptional customer service to all our valuable clients all while helping maintain the daily responsibilities within the agency. In her spare time she enjoys riding motorcycles and traveling with her family. As an avid Alabama University fan, she loves some good competition. Roll Tide!

 
Nikki Hullender
Nikki Hullender
704-548-0500, ext. 102
hullek1@nationwide.com

Personal Lines Account Manager

  Nikki started her Insurance carrier in 2017 and has been a great addition to our Agency! She brings a fun, fresh look and can relate to the younger generation for their insurance needs. Nikki has a great attitude and willingness to help the Agency with the next Generation of clients.  Away from the office, Nikki enjoys watching her significant other play hockey and loving her 2 dogs, Lilly and Gretzky.

  
Gina Del Cid
Gina Del Cid
704-548-0500, ext. 101
delcig1@nationwide.com

Personal Lines Account Executive

 Gina was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and moved to Charlotte, NC in 2008. With 12 years of expertise working with Sate Farm as a Personal Lines Account Manager, Gina brings a wealth of industry knowledge to our team. She has a passion for helping others and would love to work with you! Gina is fluent in both English and Spanish and loves spending time with her husband, her two girls and their pug. She and her family consider the beach and Disney as their home away from home.

  
Lola Smith
Lola Smith
704-548-0500, ext. 108
smia31@nationwide.com

Personal Lines Account Manager

 Lola is a Charlotte, NC native who joined Parks Insurance Group in January of 2019. Her easy-going demeanor and eagerness to help make her an excellent addition to our team. Lola has been part of the insurance industry for more than 10 years and loves to share her knowledge with clients to help them understand their policies and meet their needs. When she is away from the office, Lola enjoys spending time with her husband and their two sons. She also enjoys sewing, crafts, and cheering on the Panthers!

 

Commercial Lines Team

Our competent professionals are dedicated to connecting with our clients on a personal level to provide the best service possible.

David Epley
David Epley
david@goparksins.com

Business Insurance Specialist 

 David became part of the Parks Insurance Group team in 2017 as a Commercial Lines Producer. Prior to joining Parks Insurance Group, he spent 25 years as a Town Manager in Western North Carolina. His experience in government gives him unique insight and knowledge in running businesses, handling insurance programs, and providing insurance services to municipalities and businesses across the state. David provides commercial insurance and bonds to a variety of industries, but primarily focuses on government entities and the construction industry.

 
Tara Miller
Tara Miller
704-548-0500, ext. 105
tara@goparksins.com

Business Insurance Specialist 

  Tara was born and raised in Minnesota. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and worked primarily in the legal field before joining the insurance industry.  In 2008, she moved to Charlotte and has been enjoying the beautiful weather and mild winters ever since!  She spent a few years working within the Mecklenburg County court system but eventually transitioned to commercial insurance and has never looked back.  She joined Parks Insurance Group in 2016. Tara specializes in business insurance for a variety of industries -- technology, hospitality and the non- profit sector to name a few.  She can help with any type of business though and currently handles a wide variety of business accounts.  She works with clients in the Southeast - as well as clients back "home" in Minnesota and North Dakota.  Tara enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.  These days, her most common travel route is from CLT to MSP or FAR! 

  
Kimberly Bass
Kimberly Bass
704-548-0500, ext. 112
kim@goparksins.com

Commercial Lines Account Manager 

 Kimberly is a 4th generation Lake Norman native who transitioned from pet care to the insurance industry in 2013. With years of experience in both Commercial Lines and Personal Lines, she has a well-rounded view when handling accounts. She joined the Parks Insurance Group team as a Commercial Lines Account Manager in 2017. Though she handles all types of accounts, from small businesses to large corporations, she works heavily with contractors. Kimberly loves being involved in the community and frequently volunteers with service-oriented organizations. She has been in leadership roles with the Lake Norman Young Professionals since 2016, has served on the board of the Kiwanis Club of Lake Norman, and is a graduate of the Leadership Lake Norman Program. When she is not in the office, Kimberly spends her time with family, volunteering, reading, and looking for new adventures. She is dedicated to growing her knowledge of the industry and using her skills to help others.

 
Melissa Watt
Melissa Watt
704-548-0500, ext. 104
melissa@goparksins.com

Senior Commercial Lines Account Manager

  Melissa began her career in Commercial Insurance over 30 years ago and strives to provide outstanding customer service to all our clients.  Since joining Parks Insurance Group in 2003, her experience has helped to maintain a high level of retention of our existing clients, as well as contribute to growth each year of many new clients, both large and small.   Currently she is pursuing the CPCU designation and previously obtained the CISR designation from St. John Fisher College in New York.  She graduated with an Accounting degree from Alfred State College in Western New York and has experience as a Residential Real Estate Appraiser which are very helpful in the Insurance marketplace. In her spare time Melissa is an avid sports fan who likes to travel with her family and friends.

 
Wendy Allen
Wendy Allen
704-548-0500, ext. 111
wendy@goparksins.com

 Commercial Lines Account Manager

  Wendy is a native of Kannapolis, North Carolina. She graduated from East Carolina University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. In 2006, she joined the insurance industry and obtained her Property and Casualty Insurance License. Wendy has over thirteen years of experience in commercial insurance, gained by working with 2 well-known independent agencies in the Concord, North Carolina area. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, including her dog named Barkley and cat named Lee. Wendy’s hobbies include dabbling in home design and making crafts. She enjoys watching football and is a big Dallas Cowboy fan! 

Insurance Made Easy

At Parks Insurance Group, we believe that your plans and dreams for life are yours for the taking. To help you do this, we provide individualized insurance to help you achieve your life plans and dreams amidst any unforeseen circumstances.

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Charlotte, NC 28262

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