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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Brian Woomer

Principal Agent

Brian, a graduate of The University of Dayton, is the founder of WOOMER Insurance & Financial Services. He started the agency from scratch in 1998.  From the beginning, the agency was committed to be an Independent Agency.  The advantages of being Independent are many.  But most importantly, Brian wanted to offer choices.  The agency is aligned with only the best insurance carriers available, therefore, our customers have the best solutions for all of their personal and/or commercial insurance & financial needs.

Professionally, Brian has been involved or held board positions with the following organizations: Independent Agents of NC, Rotary International, Kiwanis Club, Raleigh Chamber, Apex Chamber, Holly Springs Chamber, Park & Recreation, and the Triangle YMCA. Personally, Brian is married and has 2 boys. He enjoys Fishing, Golf, Ice Hockey and many outdoor activities.

Kelly English

Personal Lines Agent/Manager

Kelly has been at the agency since 1986. She is a native of Apex, North Carolina.  For the past 12 years, Kelly has been the Manager of our Personal Lines of Insurance.
Kelly has quite a history with some of her clients and they trust her judgment and recommendations when renewing their policies.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, sports and being outdoors.

Lindy Linnell-Hamilton

Personal Lines Agent/CSR

Lindy is a graduate of Lynchburg College.  She has over 10 years of experience as a licensed Life and Health as well as Property and Casualty agent.  She started at WOOMER Insurance in March 2012.  Prior to beginning her insurance career, Lindy spent time at home with her daughter and substitute taught.

Lindy strives to provide all her clients the best options of insurance that are available.
She enjoys exercising, hiking, reading, going to the beach, visiting and spending time with her family.

Barbara Guilliams

Personal Lines Agent/CSR

Barbara is a graduate of Adelphi University, earning a degree in Economics. She has 16 years of experience in Property & Casualty Insurance.

She strives to exceed your expectations with her positive attitude, knowledge of the industry, attention to detail, and exceptional customer service.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and traveling abroad.

Michele Boorsma

Commercial Lines Agent/CSR

Michele Boorsma joined the WOOMER Insurance Team in August 2010.  She is the lead Commercial Agent/CSR.  Michele additionally has 13 years of experience in Property and Casualty Insurance.

Michele will take extra steps to make sure coverage is complete and available for all aspects of their business.  She stays connected with her clients to adapt policies to match business fluctuations.

Michele is the proud mother of three beautiful daughters.  She enjoys the beach, UFC, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

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Tina Appleby

Marketing Admin/Commercial & Personal Lines CSR

Tina is our Office and Marketing Admin; she has been working in commercial insurance since 2014 and in the service industry since 2006. You may get a call or email from her as she assists our Commercial and Personal Agents.

Tina values providing honest, genuine service to help you protect what matters most. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs, creating crafts of all sorts, and baking!