The Harris & Company Team

Buck_Web_2016Buck Harris
President

Buck has over 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry, specializing in auto, home, business and  life insurance. He graduated from Sanford Central High School in 1976 and UNC-Chapel Hill in 1980.  He joined the family business immediately thereafter. Buck earned the prestigious Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1985. He serves on the teaching faculty of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina. In the annual readership survey of The Sanford Herald, readers voted Buck the BEST INSURANCE AGENT IN LEE COUNTY for thirteen years in a row (2005-2017)! Buck’s son Will is an agent and Vice President for Harris & Company, specializing in new business. Buck and his wife Katie have a daughter, Kack, who attends Lee County High School. Katie is a teacher at Greenwood Elementary School. Buck and his family are active members of Saint Luke United Methodist Church. Buck has taught the high school Sunday School class for many years and has served in various positions in the church. He is active in several civic organizations and community efforts and is very proud to call Sanford his home.  Buck is the current Chairman of Downtown Sanford, Inc.

 

will_webWill Harris
Vice President
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Will joined the agency in 2015 after serving as a Vice President in the Payments Solutions division of BB&T.  Will is proud to follow in the footsteps of his father Buck, grandfather Fletcher, and great-grandfather Dela who started the agency in 1935.  He graduated from Lee County High School in 2004 and UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish.  In 2008, Will joined BB&T through the acclaimed BB&T Leadership Development Program, and later moved to Raleigh as an Analyst and then Product Manager in the Retail Payments division.  In 2011, Will received the BB&T Chairman’s Innovation Award for forward-thinking product development.  At Harris & Company, Will handles personal home and auto, business insurance of all types, and life insurance.  He serves on the Board of Directors for United Way of Lee County and also the Central Carolina Hospital Governing Board.  Will and his wife Rebecca are active members of Saint Luke United Methodist Church where Will currently serves on the Finance Committee.  They are also the proud parents of daughter Ivey Kate Harris.

 

Chad Spivey
Sales Agent
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Chad joined the agency in 2017 after more than a decade of experience in the insurance industry.  He graduated from Lee County High School in 1999 and East Carolina University in 2004.  Chad is the owner of Endor Paddle LLC, which offers kayak and tubing on the Deep River here in Central North Carolina.  He is an active member of the Jonesboro Rotary.  Chad currently serves on the board of the Lee County Parks & Recreation Department and the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce.  He and his family are active members of First Baptist Church.  In his free time, Chad enjoys creating and playing music, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.

 

audra_webAudra McKenzie
Licensed Customer Service Agent

Audra  has over 15 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has been a part of the Harris & Company team since 2003.  She is a licensed customer service agent serving both business and personal insurance needs. Audra is a lifelong resident of Lee County and graduated from Lee County Senior High School. She resides in Sanford with her husband Allen and children Alex and Anna. Audra and her family are active members of Shallow Well Church where she currently serves as a Deacon.

 

 

judy_webJudy Carter
Licensed Customer Service Agent
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Judy joined the agency in 2008 and has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry.  She is a licensed customer service agent primarily serving personal insurance needs.  Judy is a lifelong Sanford resident and graduated from Sanford Central High School.  She has two children, Chris and Kelly, and five grandchildren.  Judy resides in Sanford with her husband, T.C.  Judy is a member of the Sanford Church of God.