Ronda is the Principal/Owner of Groogan Insurance Group, LLC and has been a Licensed Insurance Agent for over 16 years. She is also a certified Medicare Representative through CMS. In 2006, Ronda received the Presidents Club Award from AAA. She has also been awarded by various other organizations including Cigna, Hanover Insurance Group, and more. She is a member of SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance). In her free time, Ronda enjoys spending time with her family and serving as a member of LifePoint Church in Smyrna, TN. Learn more about Ronda here.
Born in California, but grew up in middle TN. Katie has been a licensed insurance agent since 2007 & is the office manager at Groogan Insurance. She graduated from MTSU in December 2015 with her Bachelor’s in Finance with a concentration in insurance & a minor in Business Administration. She loves to be with her church family at LifePoint Stewart’s Creek Campus where she serves in the Student Ministry. She also enjoys reading, running, & camping.
Ashleigh was born and raised in middle Tennessee. She attended Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Kentucky. Ashleigh was a collegiate athlete and played basketball for the Lady knights while pursuing her degree. She graduated from KCU in May 2017. Earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Management and a minor in Biblical Studies. Shortly after graduation she got licensed as an insurance agent in August 2017. She enjoys going to the beach, being out on the lake, watching sporting events, and hanging out with her family and friends.
Born in Knoxville, Melissa moved to the Nashville area 20 years ago. She worked at Ford Financial for many years. She now works part-time as the Customer Service rep for Groogan Insurance Group & as Office Manager for GTO Marriage Ministries in Antioch. She enjoys reading, Dr. Who, & spending time with her husband & daughter, especially at movies & sporting events.
I was born and raised in Nashville, TN! Graduated from Nashville Christian School in Bellevue. After graduating from high school, I went to Memphis State University for 3 years and met my husband. We moved to Little Rock, Arkansas. I graduated from The University of Arkansas Little Rock with a BS in Health Science and minor in Sociology concentrated in Gerontology. I worked as a Case Manager with the Central Arkansas Area Agency on Aging after graduating. Then my husband’s job moved us back to the great state of Tennessee and we have lived here ever since. We lived in Memphis for 5 years, then moved to Cookeville, TN for 3 years, and finally settled in Smyrna, TN! I’ve lived in Smyrna for 22 years now! My husband unfortunately passed away unexpectantly in 2014. We had 4 beautiful children that we are so proud of, 3 girls and 1 boy! I remarried in 2017 and now have a large blended family!! We have 7 children between the two of us, two grandchildren, two boys and one girl on the way! I was a foster mom for 6 years. In those 6 years I fostered a total of 5 girls and 2 boys and adopted one of my foster daughters!
I am a Senior Benefits Advisor, specializing in Medicare products, such as, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplemental Plans, under 65 Health plans, hospital indemnity and dental plans! I love working with Insurance and helping my clients find the best plans to meet their needs. I love spending time with my family and friends, going to the beach, reading, and enjoying life to its fullest!
Connie Ward is a licensed health & life Senior Insurance advisor specializing in Medicare products. Such as Medicare Advantage plans, Medigap/Supplement plans, hospital indemnity, and dental plans.
Connie has been in the Senior Market for nearly ten years and would enjoy helping you Navigate the Medicare Maze. She enjoys partnering with Groogan Insurance Group, LLC and volunteering in the community at local Senior Centers and Events.
When not working with her clients, Connie enjoys spending time with family and friends traveling, boating or just getting together enjoying good conversation. She likes to go to the YMCA and take the Silver Sneaker classes or just walk outside at the park. One of her favorite buddies is her 14-year-old dog Cooper. He still has lots of spunk and keeps her hopping.
Connie attended Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion Indiana where she resided most of her life until moving to Tennessee to be close to her daughter & son-in-law and 4 wonderful grandchildren.
Although Born in Arkansas, Elizabeth has lived in Tennessee since she was 9 months old. She has been a resident of Smyrna going on 22 years now. After pursuing some College with Bryan College in Dayton TN she chose a career path with a great company for 12 years. Recently she has decided to shift her focus from climbing the corporate ladder to helping people navigate the world of Medicare Insurance. For fun Elizabeth loves spending time with her son, hanging by the pool and spending time with family and friends. Elizabeth is also active in her church Hope Fellowship.
Roxie has been working in Advertising and Marketing for the past 20 years after graduating from Ball State University in IN. She enjoyed helping customers build their brand and grow their customer base. She loves the relationships that she has formed and is happy to call many of these customers friends. She is excited about her recent move to TN and is ready to help clients navigate the world of Medicare Insurance, and form great relationships here. She enjoys spending time with her two teenage boys, and her fiancé Tom. She likes to keep in shape and finds the beach to be her happy place.
Born and raised in Middle Tennessee, Kat has called Smyrna home for nearly 15 years. She really enjoys working with Groogan Insurance and helping our customers! She has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Science (graduating 2005) and a Master of Science degree in Human Sciences (graduating 2008) from MTSU. In addition to her role at Groogan Insurance, she works as a group fitness instructor and Registered Dietitian for the YMCA of Middle TN. She enjoys spending time with her 3 kids, staying active, reading and having fun with family and friends.