Bryan Burke is the Chairman of BBWH Insurors. Bryan started his career in the Insurance Industry in 1985 with Statesboro Insurance Agency. He is a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County Executive committee, Board Member for the Coastal Area District Development Authority, Past President of the Statesboro Rotary Club, previously served as Scout Master Troop #332, Past President Mid-Day Optimist Club, Past President Statesboro Sigma Chi Alumni Association, Past President American Cancer Society, Past President Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia Southeast, Georgia, Past Young Agents Chairman of Georgia, and Past President for Independents Insurance Agents of Georgia. Bryan received his BBA in 1985 from Georgia Southern College and is a designated Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) and a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
Brad Powell is the President of BBWH Insurors. Brad began his career with the Agency in 2001 after graduating from Georgia Southern University where he received a Bachelors of Business Administration in Logistics. Brads primary focus is Commercial Insurance Sales including all lines of Commercial Insurance. He is a member of Statesboro Rotary Club, a Sigma Chi Alumni and a member of the 2006 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bulloch Class. Brad is currently on the Board of Directors for the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia’s Young Agents Council. Brad also holds the designation of Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI).
Ashley Hines Ellis is Executive Vice President of BBWH Insurors. With over 20 years of experience, Ashley handles all the Life and Benefit Clients of the Company and also sells Commercial and Personal Lines Insurance as well. She is a Past Chairman for the Young Agents of Georgia, a committee of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia. She is a Past President of Mid-Day Optimist Club and The Statesboro Service League. Ashley has served on the Park Avenue Bank Board and is currently serving as Chairman of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce. She is a graduate of the the 2000 Leadership Bulloch Class and served as Chairman of the 2012 Leadership Bulloch Class. She is a graduate of the Southeast Leadership Georgia Program and the GA Economic Development Academy. Ashley has also served on the Statesboro Convention and Visitor’s Board and was the Finance Chairman for Bethel Baptist Missionary Baptist Church for four years. In 2000, she was named The Business and Professional Women’s Club Young Careerist Winner for Georgia and received National Recognition in 2001. Ashley has received the Dean Day Service to Mankind Award and “20 under 40” Outstanding Businessperson Award.
Jim Grindler is Vice President of Sales for BBWH Insurors. Jim joined the agency in 2008 and began his career in insurance and risk management. His areas of expertise include commercial insurance sales with an emphasis in public risk, commercial agriculture, farm & outdoor-related risks. Jim holds his Property & Casualty license in Georgia, Florida, Texas, Alaska, Pennsylvania, Michigan and New York. Jim maintains the AFIS Designation - Agriculture & Farm Insurance Specialist. He attended Georgia Southern University and transferred to The University of Georgia to obtain his Bachelors of Science Degree in Forest Resources. Jim resides with his wife, Shannon and daughter, Carson in Statesboro.
Will McWhorter joined BBWH Insurors in 2020 and opened our new location in Lincolnton Georgia. Will is licensed in Life and Health as well as Property and Casualty in Georgia and South Carolina. Will graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Will is married to Jennie Wilkinson McWhorter and they have three children, Ava McGill, Thomas and Bradford. Will and his family attend Double Branches Baptist Church.