Russell-Massey &
Company, Inc. is an
independent insurance firm
of professional, caring and
conscientious people; the
kind of people you can
depend on.
About Us
We are committed to a high
standard of excellence in all
that we do and to
establishing a firm
relationship of mutual trust
and service with each of our
clients. We work on your
side when you have a loss
and follow through to ensure
you get fair, prompt
Russell-Massey &
Company, Inc. is prepared
to provide you with a no
cost, no-obligation review
and comparison of your
insurance. So please stop
by either of our two (2)
convenient locations or give
us a call.
We are an independent
insurance agency. We do
not work for an insurance
company; we work for you.
We represent a carefully
selected group of financially
sound, reputable insurance
companies, and we place
your policy with the
company offering the best
coverage at a competitive
Our expertise is based on a
well-trained, experienced
and professional staff. We
maintain a serious,
conscientious attitude
toward our clients.
Here are a few of our
"family" members:
Melody Herring
Columbia Office
Melody Herring
Melody joined Russell
Massey in 1996 with
previous business
experience. She has
obtained the Life
Underwriters Training
Council Fellow designation
which is held in high regard
in the life insurance industry,
and the Certified Insurance
Counselor (CIC)

William Bowers
VP of Personal Lines
Will joined Russell Massey
in 1996 with a Bachelor of
Science in Business
Administration from the
University of South Carolina
in 1993. He is actively
involved in the Columbia
Chamber of Commerce and
a board member on the
Independents Insurance
Agents of Greater Columbia.
Currently, Will is the
President of the Big
Thursday Club in Chapin,
SC. He also enjoys
coaching in the Chapin/Irmo
Recreation Machine Pitch
baseball league.

Benjamin Myers
VP of Marketing
Ben graduated from
Clemson University with a
Bachelors of Science in
Marketing. In 2004, he
joined Russell-Massey with
previous business
experience. Currently, Ben
is the President of the
Camden Jaycees. He is also
an active member of the
Independents Insurance
Agents of Greater Columbia
where he served as
President from 2006 until

Dow Colet
VP of Commercial Lines
Dow joined Russell-Massey
in 2008 with over 8 years of
personal, commercial, life
and health insurance
experience. Dow graduated
from the University of South
Carolina with a Bachelors of
Arts degree in English.
Presently, he is an active
member with the
Independents Insurance
Agents of Greater Columbia
and serves on the board of
directors for Child
Evangelism Fellowship.
Dow is married with 2 boys.

David Finley
Account Executive\
David joined Russell
Massey in 2013 with over 35
years of experience in
insurance. He attended Eau
Claire High School in
Columbia. He is a 1970
graduate of the University of
South Carolina. His many
accomplishments include
President's Club, President's
Honor Council, Leaders
Club, Million Dollar Round
Table and National Quality
Award. David is an avid
golfer and enjoys the

Judie Midgett - Office
Manager / Accounting CPIW

Susan Bressler
Account Manager

Pam Walker
Account Manager

Rachel Peeples
Account Manager

Felicia Poarch
Account Manager

Lisa Houghtalen
Account Manager

Beth Akins
Account Manager

Elizabeth Wright
Account Manager

Joshua D. Bowers
Account Executive

Tiffany Murphy
Account Manager

Kedron Kirkland - Chapin
Office Account Manager
Kedron joined Russell
Massey in 2010 with over 10
years of experience in the
insurance industry. She
graduated from Midlands
Technical College with an
Associate in Business
Degree. Kedron is a
resident of Chapin and a
graduate of Chapin High
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