Meet Our Insurance Team
C. Wayne Matthews, Sr.
Agency Principal | AAI, AIT, RICP®
Wayne began his insurance career in 1983. He founded Matthews Insurance in 2003 and merged with First Pioneer in 2017. He specializes in financial, retirement, and wealth planning using life insurance and other strategies. He is a member of the Financial Services Institute. He holds the professional designations of Accredited Adviser in Insurance, Associate in Information Technology, and Retirement Income Certified Professional.
E. Clayton Evans, Jr.
Agency Principal | CIC, CBIA
Clayton began his insurance career in 1984 with First Pioneer and became co-owner in 1988. He has extensive experience in commercial lines including agricultural, workers compensation, and business insurance. He served on the Moore County School Board, Home Builders Association, and various advisory boards. He holds the professional designations of Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Builders Insurance Agent.
Teresa B. Ferreira
Account Manager | CISR Elite
Teresa joined the agency in 1997 and transferred to the commercial lines department in 2000. She provides service and sales support for business, farm, and agricultural workers comp insurance customers. She holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative Elite.
Crystal L. Watts
Account Manager | CISR
Crystal joined the agency in 2010 and transferred to account manager in 2013. She provides sales and service support for the personal lines department, including home and auto insurance customers. She holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative.
Rebecca P. Costa
Account Manager | CISR
Rebecca began her insurance career in 1989 and joined First Pioneer in 1997. She works with the commercial and personal department to provide support for business, farm, agricultural workers comp, home and auto. She holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative.
Dan J. Prosser
Dan joined Matthews Insurance & Financial Services in 2014 and transferred to First Pioneer Insurance Agency in 2017. He provides sales and service support for the personal lines department, including home and auto insurance customers. He is also licensed in life insurance.
Matthew C. Evans
Matt joined the agency in 2007 and obtained his insurance license in 2008. He provides sales and service support for all lines of insurance including business, farm, agricultural workers comp, home, auto, life and health. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Campbell University.
Meghann E. Rigmaiden
Meg joined the agency and obtained her insurance license in 2013. She provides customer service, billing, and claims assistance for our clients. She always offers a friendly welcome when you call or visit the office. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Whitworth University.
Megan D. Zearfoss
Megan joined the agency in 2007 and obtained her insurance license in 2008. She directs marketing, human resources, agency operations, and also manages business and accounting records. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Memphis.