We work hard to protect what you work hard for.
Our team of insurance experts is here to find you the most comprehensive and competitive coverage that fits your needs, and offer you assistance whenever you need it.
Tally Noble, President & CEO
Tally is the leader of the Woodford team. He has been with Woodford since 1983 and takes pride in being a progressive and dynamic team leader and being at the forefront of industry trends. He is always willing to adapt to the ever-changing insurance marketplace – for the betterment of the client and for the Woodford team. A father of two, he enjoys his free time traveling with his wife and family, playing golf or reading a good book.
Nerissa Fierravanti Smith, Vice President
Nerissa has been with Woodford since 2008 and became a principal and Vice President in 2015. She is an insurance expert who always manages to find the perfect coverage for anyone. When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her daughter at soccer games, gymnastics, or on vacation.
Frank Waters, Past President
Frank is the past president of Woodford Insurance and was instrumental in guiding the agency through many years of significant growth and development. He is currently enjoying a semi-retired role at Woodford and is also very busy as the Executive Director of Acorn Insurance Alliance. Frank is an avid golfer, voracious reader and a prolific writer. He also loves to spend his free time in Maine with his wife and family.
Matt Dzubin, LUTCF & CLCS, Account Executive
Matt joined Woodford in 2015 and brought with him over 15 years of industry experience. As an Account Executive, he is always pursuing the right coverage for his clients and is continually looking for ways to expand his industry expertise as evidenced by his LUTCF and CLCS designations. Matt is an avid golfer, and loves spending time with his wife and three children, especially at Disney World.
Cara Fierravanti Flint, Account Executive
Cara began her career at Woodford Insurance as an intern while she was still a student at the University of Connecticut. Since then she has flourished in her role as an Account Executive. Cara loves going to the beach, spending time with her daughter, and working up a sweat doing Crossfit.
Jennifer Rizzo, Personal Lines Account Manager
Jennifer is the first person you see when you walk into our office, and we like it that way. Here since 2013, Jennifer can often be found on the phone, helping clients with whatever they need. A country music lover and traveling enthusiast, she hopes to one day visit Europe.
Janice Dix, Commercial Lines Account Manager
Janice has been with Woodford as an Account Manager since 1983, and her abilities and friendly demeanor simply cannot be matched when helping out our customers. Her favorite vacation destination is Cape Cod, and she also enjoys making jewelry in her spare time.
Jocelyn Allen, Commercial Lines Account Manager
Jocelyn acquired years of industry experience prior to joining Woodford in 2014. She is the newest member of our Commercial Account Management team and she is always amiable and ready to help our customers with anything and everything they may need. In her free time, Jocelyn enjoys expressing her creative side with arts and crafts.
Suzanne Berard Rodriguez, Personal Lines Account Manager
Suzanne started at Woodford in 1975, and other than a seven-year break to raise her daughter, she has been with us since. In that time she has seen it all and her invaluable experience comes in handy when assisting our customers. Suzanne enjoys a good book as well as vacationing on Cape Cod.
Jane Clement, Commercial Lines Account Manager
Jane is another veteran member of our Account Management team. Here since 1986, Jane is a consistently friendly and helpful person to both her co-workers and the customers she works with. She loves anything to do with sports, and her favorite destination is Disney World.
Ann Chilton, Accounting
Ann has been with Woodford for over thirty years. She is incredibly detail oriented and it’s always reassuring to know that the Woodford books are in her good hands. We love her British sense of humor and her quick wit! She always looks forward each year to traveling across the pond to visit with her family!
Sue Bassick, Accounting Assistant
Sue has been helping to keep an eye on the books since 2015. A delight to have in the office, we always look forward to her presence and infectious energy. In addition to being good with numbers, Sue loves reading and spending time on Cape Cod and at Disney World.