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Sue Croft
Founder/President, Insurance Agent

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Sue was born in Spring Hope, NC in 1948 and is one of six children.  She graduated from Lynchburg College in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude.  Sue was also member of the Gold Key Club (Honor Society).  She furthered her education by enrolling and completing the Society of Certified Senior Advisors, 1999.  Sue was also a Registered Investment Advisor before making her way into the insurance field.  She has received many awards from major insurance companies on behalf of Croft Senior Services, Inc. which she founded in 2004.  Sue was named “Woman of the Year” 2010-2011 from the National Association of Professional Women.  She was recognized as having demonstrated excellence and dedication within her profession and has been formally included into their membership.  Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide recognized her in leadership and achievement in her occupation industry.  Stanford Who’s Who has proudly recognized Sue as an honored VIP member in their Black Book and she is a long standing member of the Bedford Chamber of Commerce.

When she is not at the office, she enjoys traveling, camping, the occasional cruise, and shopping online.  Oh, and tending to her fur-babies!  Did we mention shopping?

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Melody Key
Vice President, Insurance Agent

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Melody is a Bedford, VA native.  In addition to being a wife and mother, Melody has found time to make a career in Life and Health Insurance.

Melody has worked with Croft Insurance since 2008.  As well as working in the Medicare Market, Melody specializes in Individual Health Insurance–the Market Place and Private Insurance.  Plans have been made for Melody to continue the operations and ownership of Croft Insurance at Sue’s demise.

Melody has demonstrated honesty and dedication to meet her clients’ insurance needs over and over again. She is always willing to compare your options.  She will not only enroll you, but is there for you throughout the year as life takes many turns.  Well-trained Agents and customer service are at the top of her agenda.

In her spare time, Melody enjoys baking and catering, traveling, and being MiMi to her grandchildren.

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Les Plymale
Insurance Agent

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Les joined the team at Croft in February 2019 to assist Sue with the Medicare Market.  He was born in Lynchburg and has lived in the area all his life, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree from Liberty University.  His résumé before joining the team at Croft includes over twenty-five years in customer service.  He is very glad to put that experience to work for his clients.

In addition to his work at Croft, Les serves as the Worship Leader at his church, and is also involved in several other ministries there.  He enjoys singing, reading the classics and biographies, cooking various European cuisines, and photography.  He likes to travel and frequently makes his way to Washington, D.C., the Outer Banks, and historic sites in the area, like Monticello and Poplar Forest.  Above all these, he enjoys a quiet evening with a few friends, or even just one, sharing life stories, reading aloud, or singing–more often than not with a pot of tea and something tasty from the kitchen.

Holly Craft
Agent-in-Training

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Holly joined Croft Insurance Services in April of 2020 to assist with the Medicare Annual Enrollment and Medicare Savings Accounts.  She has over 15 years of customer service experience working for auto rental agencies in the Lynchburg Regional Airport.  She is currently training with Sue.

Holly was born in Maryland, but has lived in Virginia over twenty years.  She has four children.  She enjoys the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Juliet Rich
Receptionist and Agent-in-Training

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Juliet joined Sue and her team in October of 2020 and has since started training to become an agent.  When she is not training, she works as the secondary receptionist, maintaining the office emails, and getting to know the Bedford locals.  One of Juliet’s favorite things about working for Sue is the fact that Croft Insurance looks after their clients and always has their best interests at heart.

Apart from work, Juliet can be found playing the piano, watching Japanese movies, or taking pictures of rural Bedford and downtown Lynchburg with her fiancée.  However, her favorite pastime is writing fiction.  She hopes to publish at least one successful novel in her life.  J R R Tolkien, C S Lewis, and Charlotte Bronte are just a few of the authors she admires, but she enjoys a variety of different stories: fantasy, fiction, and tragedy.  At the moment, Juliet is currently finishing up her associates in Accounting from Liberty University and she will graduate in the summer of this year.  She will also be getting married towards the end of July but will be back in time for AEP and more training. . .

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Snorkie
Office Greeter

Snorkie doesn’t read her emails.  When she isn’t greeting clients, she can be found napping on her Princess sofa.