Meet Our Team
Romeo Heatherly has been in the insurance business since 2013. Driven to provide his clients customized policies which meet their needs, Romeo decided in early 2017 to open his own firm. His extensive knowledge of the industry is proven with his licensures in: Property, Casualty, Life, Health & Accident, and Medicare & Long Term Care insurances. The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) honored Romeo with their NAIFA Multiline Sales award, and twice with their NAIFA Quality Award. He was recognized multiple times by Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Platinum Producer.
When Romeo is away from the office, he stays active by working out and playing golf. He stays inactive by watching football and participating in a Fantasy Football league. Romeo and his girlfriend, Tammie, live in Hickory, NC, with their son Zack, and bulldog Stella.
Tammie L. Williams
Tammie L. Williams is a licensed agent and serves as Administrative Assistant for their growing company. Past roles in management, sales, marketing, banking, and customer service give Tammie the experience needed to work with clients. Her passion for helping her clients means she makes them a priority, and provides them the outstanding service they deserve.
Born and raised in Catawba County, Tammie avidly works out, and is a Mud Obstacle Course Runner. She enjoys cooking and inventing new recipes, and can even help others devise healthy eating plans. She spends her spare time with Romeo, her son, and Stella The English Bulldog.
Eric Wood, a licensed insurance broker, dedicated and driven to help find the best policy to meet your personal needs. Prior to entering the field of insurance, Eric worked for the Institutional Food House (IFH) and Performance Food Group (PFG) for nineteen years, as an area manager in North Carolina and Virginia. In 2017, he was awarded the “Circle of Excellence” for outstanding sales and growth. Valuing loyalty, his priority of consistent customer service, and knowledge related to the previous industry, Eric is well informed and aware of commercial requirements.
Born and raised in Catawba County, Eric takes pride living in Hickory with his fiancée, Maysee, and their children. Alongside effectively meeting your insurance needs, Eric makes time to achieve goals at the gym, read informational texts as a continuous learner, trade stocks for enjoyment, and experience new cultures. Additionally, he enjoys walking his dogs, smoking cigars by a fire, and spending quality time with his family.
Emma Harris is an NC, TN & VA licensed insurance broker who works diligently to meet the needs of her customers while also finding new ways to make the process of getting insurance more relational and less transactional.
Before joining the insurance industry, Emma was a full time student at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where she got her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Marketing and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She also worked at a local bank in Hickory for three years and graduated with her Associates degree from CVCC with High Honors.
Emma has a passion about working in the community and finding new ways to bring equity into the housing and education industries through her participation and memberships of the NAACP Housing and Equity Task Force, Hickory’s Boys & Girls Club and the Lunch Buddy Mentor Program within Newton Conover.
In her free time, she loves working out, playing and watching basketball with her son Kayden and traveling to Charlotte to try new food trucks, ride scooters and thrift shop.
Catelin Vargas, a licensed insurance agent, is determined to assist clients by finding them policies that best suit their needs. Prior to graduating from UNCW, Catelin assisted clients with a variety of diagnoses and disabilities achieve their goals. Her active listening and commitment to helping others allows her to assist all individuals obtain the services that they deserve.
During Catelin’s free time she enjoys going to the gym, playing with her puppies, spending time with friends and family, and traveling whenever the opportunity arises. Additionally, Catelin enjoys completing home renovations with her dad during her spare time.