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Our experienced consultants have worked for both national and regional insurance organizations and bring valuable knowledge and relationships within the industry to better serve our clients. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value and service to our clients, while minimizing their time spent on insurance issues.

Brian Burchfield

Brian is an owner and founder of Burchfield Insurance Group. He is a 1990 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He has over 20 years of employee benefits experience that includes sales and account management responsibility with both a national and regional managed care company. This background also provides a strong understanding of underwriting, pricing development and the marketing of managed care products. He has a broad perspective on group benefits issues and is extremely capable in identifying innovative solutions to clients' needs and concerns. Current responsibilities include both client service and business development. Brian is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, the Leading Producers Round Table President's Council. He is also active in both civic organizations and his local church. He lives in Concord with his wife Melanee and their four children; Connor, Mallory, Abbey, and Caroline.

Annie Anderson

Annie joined Burchfield Insurance Group in 2002. Her experience in the insurance industry includes over three years as a large group underwriter for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Her work encompassed all functions of Healthcare Underwriting including: risk management analysis, rate determination, financing options, and customer consultation. Annie was one of sixteen employees chosen, out of more than 700, to develop the company's 1996 corporate goals. Prior to moving to North Carolina in 2002, Annie worked as a business development consultant with private healthcare physician groups. Her background in the healthcare insurance industry and in business development has enhanced her ability to serve our clients. Annie’s responsibilities include both sales and client services. Annie is a member of the Rotary Club of Lake Norman-Huntersville, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and is an active volunteer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She lives in Davidson with her husband, Jim and her son, Logan.

Ariel T. Kirk

Ariel joined Burchfield Insurance Group as an Account Manager in 2006. She previously worked in the insurance industry for Genworth Financial in a high volume sales office where she handled customer service needs, and helped with the sales and implementation of all lines of ancillary products.

Ariel is a lifetime resident of Cabarrus County. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She graduated in 2004, at the top of her class with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Finance concentration from the Kenan-Flagler UNC School of Business.

Ariel and her husband, Kevin, currently live in Mount Pleasant with their two children, Kaden and Averie.

Ted Humberger

Ted joined Burchfield Insurance Group in 2003 as a sales executive. As a Concord native, Ted graduated from Concord High School. He received a BA in sports management with a concentration in Business Administration from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 1993. Prior to joining Burchfield Insurance Group, Ted spent ten years as a PGA Class A Golf Professional. Ted’s main responsibilities are new group and individual sales as well as account management. Ted resides in Concord with his wife, Alison and their three children, Julia, Trace and Mary Tess. He and his family attend church at The Refuge in Concord.

Valerie Blake

Valerie joined Burchfield Insurance Group in 2018 as an Account Manager. She is a graduate of UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance and Accounting Concentration from Belk College of Business. Valerie has over ten years experience in the medical field.

Valerie resides in Mount Pleasant with her husband, Nathan, and their two children, Millie and Brooks.

Connor Burchfield

Connor joined Burchfield Insurance Group in 2019. He was born and raised in Concord, graduating from Concord High School in 2014. After graduating he attend the College of William and Mary as a member of the men's basketball team. He graduated from William and Mary in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. As a member of the basketball team, he served as team captain and was awarded the team's Kraze Award given for a player's ability to inspire his teammates. While at the college he was recognized as a recipient of the Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner's Academic Award, as well as the Arete Award given to the senior student-athlete with the highest grade point average on the basketball team. Upon graduating he played basketball professionally in Europe, before returning to the states and entering the NBA's G-League draft where he was a first-round pick of the Austin Spurs. Over the course of time spent in the league, he played for the San Antonio Spurs, the Miami Heat and the Charlotte Hornets G-League affiliate. His responsibilities at Burchfield Insurance Group include new sales acquisitions and account management. Connor lives in Concord with his wife Kathryn and daughter Palmer.