Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Chase R. McKelvey

Chase R. McKelvey

Owner – Insurance Agent – Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF)

Chase has lived in Transylvania County since 1996 and is a graduate of Brevard High School. He attended Blue Ridge Community College and received his Diploma from The American College in Insurance and Financial Services. Chase is licensed in all lines of insurance including Property & Casualty, Life & Health, Medicare Supplement and Long Term Care.

Chase honed his management skills in retail before transitioning to the insurance industry in 2007. Chase has been very successful in his career earning many awards including the 2010 Industry Award for National Multi-line Sales Agent, the 2012 Industry Award for National Quality Award and the 2013 NAIFA Quality Award.

In addition to his insurance career, Chase is also an Ordained Minister receiving his ordination in 2004. When the opportunity to open the doors of his own agency arose in 2013, Chase realized that his desire to be an agent that people in the community think of who has their best interest at heart and in whom they can trust had come to fruition. Chase Insurance Group, Inc. was founded on the principles of integrity and providing honest personal service to all customers while building and maintaining long-term relationships with the goal of becoming a leader in the insurance industry & the community, always having the vision and thirst to do more for our clients. Having a heart for service, Chase has been on many mission trips to Bolivia and wholeheartedly believes that all glory and honor for every accomplishment in his life belongs to God.

Linda Rice

Linda Rice

Office Manager

Linda Rice is a native of Transylvania County and began her career in the insurance industry in 1996. She attended Davenport University obtaining her Associates in Business Administration. Years of experience in positions of office manager and Associate Agent have afforded Linda the opportunity to grow her knowledge of the many facets of the insurance business.

Linda is licensed in property, casualty, life and health. She believes that providing excellent customer service is an integral part of an insurance agency. She enjoys working with the clients to find the best insurance products for their needs.

Linda resides in Brevard, has two daughters and one grandson.

Staunton ‘Stoney’ Norris

Staunton 'Stoney' Norris

Insurance Agent

Staunton “Stoney” Norris is a graduate of Appalachian State University and started in the insurance industry in September of 2005 as a claims adjuster. In November of 2009 he transitioned into the sales side of the industry. As an agent, Stoney specializes in commercial, home, auto and life insurance products. He is married to Carrie Sprouse Norris, Assistant Principal at Brevard High School. Stoney and Carrie have two children and live in Etowah NC. Stoney enjoys coaching his travel basketball team and spending time with his family and friends. Stoney looks forward to helping customers save money on their insurance needs.

Maurice Jones

Maurice Jones

Insurance Agent

Maurice is a native of Transylvania County. He currently serves on the Brevard City Council since election in 2011, the Brevard Community Development Organization since 2009 and the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Transylvania Endowment since 2012.

Maurice has also served the community on The Transylvania Recreation Committee, The Brevard/Transylvania County Human Relations Council where he was the 2010-2011 chairman, The Transylvania Juvenile Crime and Prevention Council as the 2011-2013 chairman, and the 2012-2013 Land of Sky Regional Council RPO. He participated in the Vision Transylvania program from 2010-2011 and served on the 2012 Vision Transylvania Board of Directors.

Maurice also works with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and reads for the Rise and Shine program. He is licensed in Property and Casualty lines of insurance and joined Chase Insurance Group, Inc. in July 2014.
Maurice resides in Brevard with his wife Allyson and their three children, Tyler, Emile and Olivia.

Bob McKelvey

Insurance Agent

Bob has called Transylvania County home since 1996. He brings a wealth of experience in sales and management to Chase Insurance Group having worked with many national companies. His training and expertise working with small crews to being named Vice President of Sales with two different companies earned him many awards and recognition for his accomplishments in the business.

Bob is licensed in Property, Casualty and Life. His objective is to strive to provide all clients with the best products for their insurance needs. Bob believes in providing exceptional customer service and developing long term personal relationships with his clients.

Bob is an active member of his church and is currently serving as Teacher of Family training services. He became an Ordained Minister in 2004 and is an Elder in his church along with being a current member of the finance committee. Bob has a heart to serve the Lord and has been on many mission trips both domestically and overseas.

Bob resides in Brevard with his wife Violet. Together they have raised four children and have seven grandchildren.