Meet the Team
BRANDI MCKINNEY, CIC
Brandi McKinney has been in insurance since 2002, a graduate of Purdue University with a B.S. in Psychology and Marketing. She is a Certified Insurance Counselor and very active in the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas where she currently serves as a board member of the Arkansas Young Agents Committee. She has had the honor of being the 2011 recipient of the Cecil Cleavenger Memorial Young Agent of the Year Award. She is a very proud wife of Dr. Brandon Munson, Munson Chiropractic, and mother of 3 amazing boys- Tobin, Eli, and Jaxson (aka baby Jax).
CONNOR WELCH, CIC
Connor is a graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. in Law & Society. He is also a Marine Corps veteran. In 1999, he started his insurance career with Safeco Insurance as a Claims Adjuster. He moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2001 and has worked in a variety of roles such as Marketing Manager; Property & Casualty Manager; and Account Executive; all for independent agencies. He joined McGhee Insurance in 2012. Connor currently holds his Certified Insurance Counselor designation which was earned in 2012. Connor is married to Kathy and has three children. His hobbies include scuba diving, traveling and adventure.
Jayson is an Arkansas Native raised in White Hall. A graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelors degree in Management Information Systems. He worked as a Senior Account Representative for 7 years during his time in the Oil and Gas Industry. He and his wife of 4 years, Casey Krisell, lived in Houston for a year before returning back home to Arkansas and becoming an insurance agent for AAA Insurance until July of 2016 when he joined Mcghee Insurance. In his free time Jayson enjoys spending time with his amazing wife who is in her Masters program for Counseling at John Brown University. Hobbies include woodworking and spending time outdoors. Although Jayson and Casey do not have any children yet, family is very important to him and he makes each customer feel as if they are a part of his family.
Brent Jennings was born into insurance with around 80 years of combined insurance experience between himself, his grandfather, father and brother in the insurance industry. He began his insurance career with Farm Bureau in 2008. After leaving Farm Bureau, he went on to become the Insurance Business Manager for AAA and managed 13 agents in Northwest Arkansas for AAA Insurance. He then decided to open the McGhee Insurance office in Fayetteville July of 2016 with Jayson and Brandi. Brent enjoys spending his free time with his two kids and wife doing whatever they can outdoors.
MJ Mondragon has over 7 years in the insurance industry, with extensive product knowledge. She is fluent in Spanish a great resource to our team. MJ focuses on providing comforting customer service and being precise. She is a proud mother of 3 beautiful girls and a crazy cat. She understands the needs of having the adequate coverage for your growing family. MJ is originally a Californian but has made NWA her new little home.
Catherine was born in New Orleans and traveled with her family to Ecuador, South America in 1960, where she studied and lived for 40 yrs. She has owned and operated a Travel Agency, a Tourist Cruise Ship, and studied Nursing. She volunteers her nursing skills to the most neediest in the area. She moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2002 to help take care of her mother and stayed here in Bella Vista. She is well known by the Hispanic community. Catherine still has family in Ecuador and travels back when she can. By the way, she can speak English also!
Melody is an Arkansas native who started her insurance career in 1992 in Seattle, Washington where she worked in the Insurance and Securities department for Transamerica. She then took hiatus from her insurance role and became a stay at home mother to her 3 children. She was heavily involved in her children’s schools and served as PTA President. In 2011 she returned to Arkansas as well as the insurance business. Melody enjoys helping people with their insurance needs and making sure they understand their coverage’s. In her spare time she like to cook, travel, and sing….. mainly to herself.
Beth has been in Insurance since 1986 with a B.S. in Business Management & Finance from Cal Berk. She also achieved her Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow from the American College. Her passion is people. She loves to get to know our clients and families and to help them with their insurance needs. Beth has 3 children and 10 amazing grandchildren and during her off time, loves to spend time with them as well as travel. Find a beach, you will find Beth.
Agent in Training
Izabelle is originally from Masahuath, El Salvador, Central America. She went to National Institute of Santa Ana (INSA) where she studied Business and Administration. She has worked in the Human Resources field for the past 18 years and joined McGhee Insurance in November 2016. Izabelle has passion for helping people and finding solutions to their questions. Izabelle is a proud mother of 3 beautiful teenagers Leslie, Abi, and Abraham. Also, her six year old Daniel. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and attending church on a weekly basis.
Customer Service Representative
Soffie is new to Arkansas, originally from Chicago as well as her husband Austin and 2 year old daughter Penelope. Soffie has vast experience in the customer service industry and is more than happy to help. If there is ever something she does not know she jumps at the opportunity of education. She loves to learn new things and hopes to pursue a long term career in insurance. She loves to cook, try new things, and spend time with her family.
909 E Rolling Hills Dr. Suite B
Fayetteville, AR 72703
2894 W Walnut Suite A
Rogers, AR 72756