Meet Our Leaders

We are lead by a team of passionate individuals who strive to foster a culture of hard work, transparency and a little fun.

Tim Norris CEO

Tim Norris is the founder of NREIG and active real estate investor, with interests in single-family homes as well as commercial property, and is a recipient of the R.W. Carstens Humanities Award. He previously served as President/CEO of Norris & Associates Insurance Agency from 1991-2008, a top-10 nationally ranked Nationwide Insurance Agency. Tim resides in the Kansas City area with his wife and three children.

Shawn Woedl President

Shawn Woedl is an industry-recognized speaker and educator with an emphasis in Commercial Property insurance. Prior to growing NREIG into the largest and most profitable Insurance Program in the country, Shawn spent the previous seven years with CORE Insurance Group, specializing in large habitational risks nationwide. In his role as President of NREIG, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the agency, specifically focused on insurance carrier and industry relationships, developing new and innovative product offerings, and managing internal sales and service processes. When Shawn is not selling insurance, he can be found at the Warriors Academy training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or spending time with his wife and two children. Shawn resides in the Kansas City area.

Kay Moore Chief Human Resources Officer

Jim Howard Chief Operations Officer

Jerry Samson Chief Information Officer

Thomas "TJ" Morris VP, Program Sales

TJ joined NREIG in 2015 as a Client Service Representative, working his way into and up the ranks in the sales department. He was promoted to Vice President in April 2019 and oversees the team of sales agents as well as the affiliate and retail agent programs. Prior to NREIG, he worked with AAA insurance and ran his own retail shops in St. Joseph, Missouri. In his free time, you’ll find him on the golf course.

Jacqui Price VP, Client Services

Over the past three years , Jacqui has helped grow NREIG’s commercial book more than 225% with her focus on growing relationships with both clients and underwriters. She brings the work ethic that she gained growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri to lead the program and commercial service teams, instilling in everyone the client-first mentality. Jacqui graduated from University of Central Missouri and spent four years in home and auto insurance before coming to NREIG.

Jason Jones VP, Client Experience

Vice President, Client Experience
Jason has been in the insurance industry for 18 years, 15 of which in Residential, Commercial and Liability claims. He has been with NREIG since 2017. Jason’s role is to ensure a seamless experience for clients during the claims submission and annual account review processes. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems and is a stellar athlete, holding University of Missouri-Columbia’s 9th all-time record in high jump. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and five children.

Julie Prewitt VP, Marketing

Julie spent 15 years developing her marketing knowledge at boutique advertising agencies in the Kansas City area, working with NREIG as a client before joining full time in April 2019. She has extensive experience in the insurance and financial services sectors and has touched nearly every aspect of marketing and advertising. She holds a Bachelor’s in Communications from Loyola University New Orleans and volunteers as the district co-chair for the American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition for university students in the four-state area.

Tom Tasset VP, Information Technology

Brooke Beets Communications & Development Director

Brooke joined NREIG in 2018 to lead the learning and development team, focused on training new employees as well as continuing education. Today, she manages all aspects of internal communications and staff development. She is passionate about helping others to be successful in their professional endeavors. In her free time, she makes training personal as a fitness instructor, and volunteers with a local animal welfare organization.