Rodney Scott grew up in Pink Hill, and attended BF Grady Elementary followed by East Duplin High School. After high school Rodney earned an industrial engineering degree from NCSU and worked in manufacturing for several years. In 2000 he joined the family insurance business and took over from his father when he retired in 2004. Rodney has a wonderful wife, Jennifer, and two children, McRae and Thomas. When he can find the time he enjoys both traveling and fishing.
The’ lone Yankee’ in the Pink Hill office, John Curry hails from New Jersey, although he now lives in Goldsboro, and has for the past 10 years.
He joined Eastern Carolina Insurance in 2019, but has been a licensed agent since 2017. He is a CPCU and has worked for several excess and surplus lines insurance companies, including Lloyds of London. John has been married to his beautiful wife Elizabeth for many years and has two sons, who are both in the insurance business. When he is not in the office, he can be found on the links at Walnut Creek.
Having been with Eastern Carolina Insurance since 2016, Jon-Blaney Jones specializes in commercial lines as well as marketing. He is Nationwide Farm Certified and a true believer in the art of the handshake. From Mt. Olive, NC, Jon-Blaney spends his off time at the beach with his wife and his Black Lab, Oak.
Born in Williamston, NC, Jane (Hodges) Suggs graduated first from Kinston High School and then from Mount Olive College with a BS degree in Management and Organizational Development. She first worked in Wilmington, NC as a Debit Life Insurance Agent before joining Eastern Carolina Insurance for the first time. Between stints with ECI she has been an Investigative Adjuster followed by an Associate Agent in Goldsboro. Jane has been married to fellow account manager Jeff Suggs for 25 years. The two have two children: Jeffrey, a 24-year-old, and Carole, a 20-year-old, and are expecting their first grandchild in March 2020. When not working Jane enjoys going to the beach, reading, and playing computer games.
Sandra Turner joined the agency in 2015 with almost 40 years of insurance experience in Kinston, NC at the Mark Pilgreen agency. A resident of Grifton, NC, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and in her garden. Sandra is well known as the “sweet voice on the other end of the line” when customers call.
Teresa is originally from Mt. Olive, NC and is always wearing a smile (and an Apple Watch to track her fitness!). She loves running and yoga both and is available to assist both Spanish-speaking and English-speaking customers.
Originally from Mexico City, Erika Sanchez joined Eastern Carolina Insurance in 2005. Her ability to speak Spanish and English is a major attribute to the agency as is her love for family. In addition, Erika is an accomplished seamstress and clothing designer, and continually brings great style to the office! Erika also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UNCW (c/o 2013).