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 compensation insurance customers. She holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative Elite.
Rebecca P. Costa
Account Manager | CISR Elite
Rebecca began her insurance career in 1989 and joined First Pioneer in 1997. She provides service and sales support in the commercial lines department 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 the personal lines department in 2013. She provides sales and service support for individuals and families, including home, auto, and life insurance customers. She holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative.
Dan J. Prosser
Dan began his insurance career in 2014 with Matthews Insurance & Financial Services and transferred to First Pioneer Insurance Agency in 2017. He provides sales and service support in the personal lines department for individuals and families, including home, auto, and life insurance customers.
Matthew C. Evans
Matt joined the agency in 2007. He provides sales and service support for all lines of insurance including business, farm, agricultural workers comp, home, auto, life and health. He is an authorized agent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Campbell University.
Meghann E. Rigmaiden
Meg joined the agency in 2013. She provides support for our clients including customer service, billing, and claims assistance. She is a licensed agent in property and casualty insurance. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Whitworth University.
Megan D. Zearfoss
Megan joined the agency in 2007. She manages business operations for the agency including accounting, system administration, marketing, and customer service. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The University of Memphis.