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Meet Our Staff

Staff

Meet our dedicated team with over sixty years of combined experience in the insurance industry.
Our customers value the relationships we have developed with them as trusted advisors, and would like the opportunity
to earn your trust as well! Feel free to reach out to any of us. We are here to help!

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.

Roanoke Office

Keith Ghaphery

Keith Ghaphery

Agency Owner
Susan

Susan

Judy

Judy

Teresa

Teresa

Group Staff

Marion Office

Virginia Ann Barker Dempsey

Virginia Ann Barker Dempsey

Licensed Customer Service Representative

Virginia Ann Barker Dempsey has been working in insurance since 2009. Currently, Ann works as a licensed customer service representative in our Southwest Offices. Ann is very active in her church, servicing as both secretary and treasurer for over 30 year. She has been married to her husband, Randy, for 42 years and together they have 3 grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys cross stitching, crocheting, quilting, and playing dominoes with her friends.

Darla Dempsey Ford

Darla Dempsey Ford

Office Manager & Associate Agent

Darla Dempsey Ford has been working with Nationwide Insurance since 2003. She is a graduate of Chilhowie High School in Chilhowie, VA and Berea College in Berea, KY. Currently, she serves as both office manager and associate agent in the Marion, VA location of Ghaphery Insurance. Darla and her husband, Rodney, have one son, Jack, and 2 dogs, Alvin and Oliver. In her spare time, she enjoys crocheting, working puzzles, and gardening.

Chilhowie Office

Virginia Ann Barker Dempsey

Virginia Ann Barker Dempsey

Licensed Customer Service Representative

Virginia Ann Barker Dempsey has been working in insurance since 2009. Currently, Ann works as a licensed customer service representative in our Southwest Offices. Ann is very active in her church, servicing as both secretary and treasurer for over 30 year. She has been married to her husband, Randy, for 42 years and together they have 3 grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys cross stitching, crocheting, quilting, and playing dominoes with her friends.

Tammy Scott Blevins

Tammy Scott Blevins

Associate Agent

Tammy Scott Blevins came to us back in 2015. She currently works as an associate agent for Ghaphery Insurance in our Chilhowie, VA location. Tammy and her husband, Wade, are the proud parents of four daughters. She enjoys gardening in her free time.