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Jazmin Wilder

Payroll & Human Resources, Nash Produce

"It is priceless to have an insurance team that gives you piece of mind and confidence, Standard Insurance has done that and more for Nash Produce.


John T. and his team are extremely knowledgeable of the agriculture industry’s exposures and risks. Their expertise and customer service has contributed to our company’s growth.


It is such a joy to have Jeanie Barnes as our account manager and to know that she’s just a phone call away. We couldn’t ask for a better insurance team!"


Bill Carstarphen

Treasurer, Parkway Ag with Locations in Tarboro, Hertford, Macclesfield, Elizabeth City, NC

"If you're in Agriculture, you probably already know that it's very difficult to obtain Wind Coverage for any property here in North Carolina east of I-95. Standard kept working on it however, until they found affordable coverage for all my locations. John T. is very hands on and I like that. John and I inspect each location personally every year and he usually offers suggestions on a wide variety of topics, from safety to workers comp. Another exceptional employee of Standard Insurance is Jeanie Barnes. Both John T. and Jeanie are extremely knowledgeable and professional. As independent agents, they shop around on our behalf to compare prices for coverage, and are always trying to save us money. We have always received the best possible coverage for the best possible price with Standard. You could say I'm pretty happy with these guys."


Brian & Lisa Holland, Owners 

Bayside Body Shop, Inc.  Kill Devil Hills, NC

"Before I began dealing with Standard Insurance, I had multiple policies with various companies all over the place. I had Workers' Comp with one company, but they couldn't handle me for Garage Liability so I had to go to another company for that coverage. Standard was able to take care of all the various coverage's I needed, and they saved me a great deal of money by having everything in one place. I also like the fact that they have a local office and they actually answer the phone when I call them. That matters to me. I've dealt with both Buckley and George here in the local office and I'd say they provide "hands on" customer service. I would highly recommend them."


Billy Wooten

CEO/COO, Kanban Logistics, Inc.  Tarboro, NC

"Kanban Logistics has been doing business with Standard Insurance for well over ten years. I have rarely seen such professionalism. Bonnie Harris, Buckley Strandberg, Gus Tullos, and Kim Bletsas are not only very pleasant to work with, but are also extremely capable. They have been attentive in unexpected ways, such as sharing weather bulletins or severe weather preparation tips to help protect my buildings and equipment. They have frequently provided pointers in regards to safety and our workman's comp coverage.  My staff has told me out of all the vendors they deal with – and there are many – Standard's superior service is simply unmatched. I feel that I have gotten my money's worth and then some. I highly  recommend Standard Insurance."


Richard Davenport 

Calvin Davenport Construction, Rocky Mount, NC

"Standard has been taking care of my insurance needs, both personally and professionally, for as long as I can remember. In particular, Bonnie Harris and Kim Bletsas have been a pleasure to work with. Every now and then other insurance and bonding companies try to win my business and I will let them try, but Standard's prices are always the best. In my opinion, the best service and the best prices are to be found at Standard."


Randy Evans

Benchmark Management, Rocky Mount, NC

"George, I would like to thank you for your successful effort in finding an affordable flood policy for my home in Rocky Mount. I realize our Government has continued to make this program increasing more difficult for everyone to understand, Insurance Co’s included. The quote I received from another Agency that wrote my flood policy in the past was a staggering $11,000 per yr. This premium made no sense and I had decided to self insure since my house is paid for. The more I thought about it the angrier I got, that’s when I called Buckley. He said he had an EXPERT in his Nags Head office that could figure it out and solve my problem, that was you; and you did, $1,340 per yr. Good work."


H. Winslow Rogers DDS, MS

Prosthodontics and Implant Reconstructions Rocky Mount, NC 

"It is very comforting to know that if I need any help with insurance, that I can just pick up the phone and call someone I know. Buckley has not only been a good agent, he has also become a trusted friend. I am thankful to have a company like Standard Insurance in Eastern, NC."


Kathleen Plyler

Controller/HR Manager, Electric Motor Shop

"Excellent pricing AND service- you cannot beat this combination!!!


When Electric Motor Shop of Wake Forest switched to Standard Insurance several years ago, we had been with the same Insurance Company for 20+ years, and for the most part, satisfied.  Deciding we needed to do a Due Diligence check, as far as cost- we decided to get a quote from Standard Insurance.  Mind you, we had been told, that our current company was putting our business “out for bid” so we were already getting the very most competitive pricing available for our business.

You might understand our surprise when Standard Insurance came in at 25%+ savings in premium.  But of course, premiums are only part of the story- our customers are constantly requesting COI’s- so service is VERY important.  We decided to change because of pricing- and continue with Standard Insurance because of Service- they are simply terrific to work with.  And…. this too is VERY important, Standard Insurance did not “buy” our business, premiums did not increase in subsequent years.  Changing Insurance companies was in the very top of best business decisions made during my time with Electric Motor Shop."

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Tim Dutton, Owner

Client Since 2006, Carolina Tire Company, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC

"My relationship with Standard Insurance is one I'm happy to tell you about. I've been doing business with Standard since 2006 and they make it easy for me, it's trouble-free. I am pleased with their prices, their people, and their level of service – a level of excellence which you don't see in the world much these days."


Kristi Stallings

Manager, Nagshead, NC

"George Wojcik, Standard Insurance, provides excellent customer service. As small business owners weneed an insurance expert that looks out for our best interest regarding premium prices and coverage, for over 10 years we have found that in George. We rely on George to advise us regarding our insurance needs, and her ability to obtain the coverage we need in our businesses, and personal coverage. She provides the best service in obtaining new policies, and servicing existing policies. Whenever we have a question about one of our policies, she responds in a quickly, and looks for ways to save us money on our premiums. George is extremely knowledgeable about coastal insurance which is very important in the constant changes to coastal insurance. In the course of our business, we often have clients that are looking for a good agent, and George Wojcik is always at the top of the list of agents we provide."


Larry W. McAdams

Past President, Construction Imaging, Inc. Rocky Mount, NC

"I have all my personal and business insurance with Standard and they do a really good job. Since they carry multiple lines, they are able to save their customers money. I can contact Buckley day or night – even at home – when I have a question or need. He is very accessible to me. Standard appreciates their customers."


Carol Simonet

Office Manager, Southeastern Fabricators, Inc. Rocky Mount, NC 

"My dealings with Standard Insurance are primarily with Kim Bletsas – who I can't say enough good things about. She is always finding new ways to save us money, and recently even helped me tremendously by offering topics and making suggestions for our new employee handbook. This was of course way above and beyond her responsibility to me as my insurance agent. The entire staff there is just tremendous." 


Sadie Meadows

Daughter of CEO, Nottingham Investment Administration, Rocky Mount, NC 

"My dad, grandfather and great grandfather all have worked with Standard Insurance over the years. Just recently one of Standard's agents pointed out a potential problem with my granddaddy’s condominium coverage at the beach, which would have been an expensive uncovered loss if they had not brought it to his attention. You don't get this type of proactive assistance from green lizards on television!!"


Danny Varnell

Owner, Varnell's Custom Hauling, Inc.  Rocky Mount, NC

"The folks at Standard are exceptionally courteous. They have always gone far beyond my expectations to make sure I'm satisfied. They even pull and evaluate Motor Vehicle Reports for me on drivers, to check their eligibility to drive under my  policy requirements, and they do it at no extra charge. That's a huge help to me."

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