Pete Seagroves is the owner of Seagroves Agency, Inc. He has been serving the industry since 1999. Throughout his time he has developed specializations for business and life insurance. Pete has three children, one son and twin daughters. When he is not in the office he enjoys spending time with his children, playing golf, traveling, and attending UNC basketball games.
Amy Seagroves Benton
Amy Seagroves lives in Chapel Hill with her husband Lindsay and their three children. She attended UNC Wilmington and in 1996 received her Bachelors in Recreational Therapy. In 1999 she attended Durham Technical Community College and earned her Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant. Amy has worked with the Seagroves Agency off and on since 1986. In 1999 she received her Property & Casualty, Life and Health, and Medicare Supplement licenses. She is the personal lines office manager of all four locations.
Amy enjoys being part of her community in her spare time. She is a current member of East Chapel Hill Rotary, past treasurer/board member for Chapel Hill Service League and past treasurer/board member for the Binkley Preschool. Amy also enjoys playing tennis, ultimate frisbee and watching UNC basketball.
Lee Doss serves as an agent for Seagroves Agency, Inc. With over 16 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Lee has developed a specialization for personal policies such as home and auto insurance. Her favorite part of her career has been getting to use creative thinking to help people find the best insurance that fits their individual situations.
Lee is married and has been for over 35 years. Together they share two sons and two grandchildren. When she is not in the office, Lee loves spending time in her backyard by the fire pit dancing, singing, and roasting marshmallows with her grandchildren.
Hayden Brown is a dedicated agent for Seagroves Agency, Inc. She has been working within insurance for over five years. She has had her property and casualty license since March of 2012 and life insurance license since January 2016. She has strong specializations for home, auto, umbrella, motorcycle, RV, boat, flood, and life. Hayden’s enjoys working at Seagroves Agency, Inc because she loves the office dynamic and how much fun they have. She enjoys that they constantly brainstorm new ways of doing things in order to help clients find the best products at competitive rates. Many people view the insurance industry as boring, but the agents and staff at the Seagroves Agency, Inc. are far from it!
When she is not in the office she is typically at the gym, enjoying live music, watching sporting events, playing golf, or spending time with the family.
Hayden would like everyone to know, “I attended Appalachian State University from 2005-2009. I graduated with a double major in Risk Management and Insurance and Finance and Banking. I started my career in banking, but once I met Ted Seagroves I knew insurance was the field I needed to be in!”
Tarron Robinson is a dedicated associate agent for Seagroves Agency, Inc. He has been working within the insurance industry since June 2015. He has developed a specialization for personal insurance. Tarron’s favorite part of his career has been interacting with a wide variety of people every day and help them in any way possible.
Tarron and his wife Kathryn, have been married since August 2015. When he is not in the office, Tarron enjoys traveling to new places, spending time at the beach, golfing, visiting with family, good food, reading, and watching the Tar Heels!
Tarron would like everyone to know, “I graduated from UNC-CH with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science in the fall of 2012 (Go Heels!). While attending UNC, I was a member of the Men’s Baseball team and went to the College World Series in 2008 and 2009. I am an assistant coach for the varsity baseball team at Chapel Hill High School in the spring.”
Leon Patillo is the personal lines account manager for Seagroves Agency, Inc. He has been serving the insurance industry for over 10 years now. With his time, he has developed specializations for personal lines such as home, auto, personal umbrella, RV, boat, motorcycle, and flood insurance. Leon has enjoyed being a trusted advisor and providing insurance coverage that people need while getting them to see the value in having an agent that is on their side.
Leon has been married to Holli for over two years. When he is not in the office he can be found on the golf course or on a cruise ship.
Leon would like everyone to know, “The Seagroves Agency doesn’t do business like other companies. We are here to not only answer questions but to provide solutions and products that are in the client’s best interest. Your insurance is only as good as your agent, so we offer the great service and coverage with competitive rates the best fit your needs.”
Pam Dean is the dedicated customer service representative for Seagroves Agency, Inc. She has acquired 30 plus years of insurance industry experience. Her favorite part of her career been helping people. Pam loves getting the opportunity to meet new people and make new relationships. She is quite the people person and enjoys interacting with others.
Pam has been married to her husband, Stan, for over 35 years. Together they share four children, who are all grown up and fallen into their own professions. When Pam is not in the office she loves spending time with her family, going to the beach, or riding motorcycles. It is very important to Pam that all her clients know that Seagroves Agency, Inc. is always here to help.
Tammy Dotson serves as the associate agent for Seagroves Agency, Inc. Tammy began her insurance career over 23 years ago and has enjoyed meeting new people, learning about them, and creating relationships since day one. She likes that there is variety in what she does and that no two policies are alike. Tammy does not specialize in just one area, she takes care of all the personal insurance policies equally. She makes sure each account is underwritten and processed with the insured’s best interest in mind. She will do the best job that she can each and every time with every insurance policy they have available.
Tammy has been married to her husband Doug for over 20 years. Doug serves as the Assistant Chief of Police for Elon University. Tammy and Doug have one daughter named Shanna who works as a Dental Assistant for Sunrise Dental. When Tammy is not in the office she enjoys reading, going to church, and spending time with family and friends.
Tammy would like everyone to know, “We take great pride in what we do and will give you the best service possible. It is not just a job to us, we want to be your agent.”
Commercial Administrative Assistant
Jean M Droese is a commercial lines agent for Seagroves Agency, Inc. She has been working for Seagroves for over 12 years but over 17 years within the insurance industry. She has developed a dedicated focus on business insurance. Jean has both her life, health, and property and casualty licenses. Her favorite part of her career has been working with people to make sure their insurance needs are met. When Jean is not in the office she enjoys boating, skiing, and some quality family time.
Maureen Tunney is an agent and account manager for Seagroves Agency, Inc. She has been working for the insurance industry for 15 years now. With her time she has developed a strong focus on property and casualty insurance. Her favorite part about her career has been helping and working with clients to build long term relationships.
Maureen has been married for over 13 years to her husband Jim and together they share two sons. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family and keeping up with the boy’s activities. Maureen and her family also enjoy being outdoors. They enjoy rooting for their teams from their hometown of Pittsburgh. They are avid Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates fans!