Dan Goodrich, President of Goodrich & Watson Insurers, Inc., has a degree in Business Administration from Campbell University in North Carolina. He started his insurance career in 1984 as a Personal Lines Sales Associate with Drucker & Falk Insurance Agency. In 2002, Dan and his partner Pam Watson purchased the former Drucker & Falk Insurance Agency in Newport News. He is a past president of the Independent Insurance Agents of VA-Peninsula. He also served as a past board member for nine years with Mid-Atlantic Teen Challenge, a faith-based rehab facility for troubled youth.
Dan and his wife currently reside in York County with their three children. He enjoys coaching youth sports and being involved with his kids’ activities. His passion for helping others involves many aspects of his life.
Pam Watson, Vice President of Goodrich & Watson Insurers, Inc., entered the insurance industry in 1987 after obtaining her life license with a focus on life benefits for groups and individuals. In 1997, she added her Property & Casualty license focusing and building a book of small- and medium-sized businesses as a commercial producer.
Pam was actively involved with the Oyster Point Rotary Club and filled many positions while earning her Paul Harris Fellow. She continues to support the Relay for Life Team – American Cancer Society fundraiser as well as Edmarc Hospice for Children. She and her husband are actively involved in her church and community in Smithfield, VA.
Matt Andrews has worked with Goodrich & Watson since June of 2005. As a Property and Casualty licensed insurance agent, Matt handles our personal lines accounts. Customers often appreciate his willing spirit and attentive attitude toward their accounts.
Born and raised in Hampton Roads, Matt understands the unique needs of our clients. He and his wife reside in Smithfield, VA.
Ryan Palmer joined our team April, 2017 as a Personal Lines Service Agent. He’s working on earning a degree in Finance, and brings with him five years of experience in Customer Service. He’s looking forward to building a career in Property and Casualty Insurance. Ryan enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with his dog. He had previously spent a lot of time volunteering for the SPCA. A lifelong resident of Hampton Roads, Ryan remains active in his community and is excited to get to know each of our clients personally.
Julie Camp, a Personal Lines Sales Agent, came to Goodrich & Watson from a nursing background. She received a BSN from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is excited to be a member of the Goodrich & Watson team. She is originally from Winston-Salem, NC and enjoys being outdoors and often goes hiking, biking and camping with her husband. Julie is a big family person and enjoys spending time with them when she can.
Verna Cremeans is a Property and Casualty agent that comes from a long line of agents in her family. After receiving her Associates Degree in Business Management, she began her insurance career in a family owned Ohio agency in 1996. She took some time off to raise her kids and returned to the business with Goodrich & Watson Insurers, Inc. in 2009 focusing on Commercial Lines.
Verna has volunteered with the Peninsula SPCA and still continues to support them. She loves staying active with her husband, two kids and three dogs. She enjoys CrossFit and you might even catch her playing on the kickball or softball field.
Kelly Easterling is a Personal Lines Service Agent who joined Goodrich & Watson in July 2016 as a licensed Property and Casualty agent. Kelly has spent time working in several different aspects of the insurance field and brings more than 14 years of customer service experience with her. She looks forward to getting to know our customers as individuals, so she can provide excellent experiences.
Born and raised in Hampton, VA, Kelly enjoys playing in adult recreational sports leagues, like kickball, hunting with her husband, and spending time with her family and two beagles.
John Jewell is one of our Personal Lines Sales Agents. He joined Goodrich and Watson September, 2017. He is bringing 10+ years of customer service experience our team. Though he was born in Georgia, John was raised in Poquoson since his father is retired Air Force. He and his wife currently live in Williamsburg where they serve as the Youth Leaders for their church, Upward. They have a love for people but an even stronger love for today’s youth. They also enjoy spending time with their mini Australian Shepherd, Kal. On Sundays they love spending the day with family and friends. John can’t wait to begin creating relationships with our clients and build his career with Goodrich and Watson.