Our Team

Company Staff

Kyle J. Scott, President
Kyle attended Campbell University where he graduated with a Master of Business Administration in 2009.  In 2012 he joined the Company as an underwriter, working closely with our agents throughout the area.  In March 2018 Kyle was appointed President of Northwest Farmers Mutual.   Kyle lives in Stokes County with his wife, Brooke and 2 children where his family is active members of Meadows Baptist Church and Kyle serves as a Deacon and he and his wife as Youth Leaders.  

Ashley Dunmon, Vice-President
Ashley joined the Company in April 2018 as Underwriting Manager.  Ashley started her insurance career in 2006, worked as an agent for 11 years, including being an agent with Northwest Farmers.  Ashley then switched roles in the insurance industry and become a claims adjuster in 2017.  In September 2019, Ashley was appointed as First Vice-President of Northwest Farmers Mutual.   Ashley works closely with our agencies, assisting agents with new and existing business, while evaluating each risk.  Ashley lives in Stokes County with her husband and 3 children.

Susie Cockerham, Underwriter
Susie joined the company in December 2021 as an underwriter.   She began writing policies for Northwest Farmers 10 years ago while working as an agent and personal lines CSR with Chappell Insurance Agency. Susie has over 19 years’ experience in the insurance industry. She enjoys working closely with agents as well as customers for new and existing business.  Susie lives in Surry County with her husband, daughter and 2 dogs. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family.

April Jarrell, Administrative Assistant
April joined the company March 14, 2022. She has 23 year’s experience as a CPHT & Office Manager. She is a devoted wife to husband Russell. She is a puppy Mom to Milo. April enjoys camping, boating, swimming & the beach. She now serves as our Administrative Assistant. 

Emma Jarrell, Underwriting Assistant
Emma joined the company in March of 2022. She has a long history of customer service that she will carry into her insurance career, providing customers and agents with quality service. Emma is also a licensed Realtor in North Carolina. Emma lives in Mount Airy where she enjoys spending time with her two fur babies and her husband.  

Ashlyn Hampton, Secretary/Treasurer
Ashlyn joined the company in June of 2022. She graduated from Campbell University with a Mathematics degree and a minor in Business Administration. While attending the University, she played for the Campbell Women’s Basketball team and was a team captain for her Junior and Senior seasons. Ashlyn lives in Advance, NC where she enjoys spending time with her family.

Board of Directors

Danny R. Douglas, Second Vice-President
Danny joined the Company in 1992 as an agent of the Company, becoming a director in March, 1996. In addition, Danny served as President from March, 2000 to March, 2013. Danny also has his own real estate company, Piedmont Group Properties, Inc. Danny lives in King with his wife, Frances.

John M. George
John began writing insurance for the Company approximately 40 years ago as an agent. In March, 1984, he was elected as a director of the Company, representing Stokes County. He also served as President of the Company from March, 1990 to March, 2000. John lives in Westfield with his wife, Nancy.

Norma N. Cox
Through her family history, Norma has been a part of Northwest Farmers as much as the Company has been part of Norma’s life. She has been an active policyholder for approximately 35 years, and her parents before her! In addition, she serves as an agent for the Company and has been a director since March, 1995. She also owns her own hair styling salon, King Classic Hair Styling, and serves on the Planning Board/Board of Adjustments with the City of King. She lives in King and is an active member of First Christian Church.

Randy C. Clayton
Randy has been an active policyholder of the Company for a number of years, but was invited to become a director in March, 2001. He is retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company where he served 35 years in their Industrial Water Treatment Division. He currently lives in Pfafftown, NC, where he represents Forsyth County.

Christopher R. Palmer
Chris has been an active director since March, 2003, when he was elected a director representing Stokes County. Chris works for BB&T as Senior Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of their Merchant Services Division.

Brian G. Thacker
Brian has been an active director since March, 2008, when he was elected director representing Forsyth County. Brian works for Kelly Office Solutions, Winston-Salem, NC, as a Senior Account Manager.