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1100 W 15th St
PO Box 1887

Washington, North Carolina 27889

Our Staff

M. Walker Lynch, CIC
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Walker is a 33 year veteran of the insurance industry. Walker currently serves as the president of the agency and is involved in all aspects of the operations and has obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and brings knowledge to both personal and commercial lines. Walker has been involved in numerous community and civic activities as well as a member of St. Peters Episcopal Church. Walker resides in Washington with his wife Stacey and children, Keais, Katherine, & Sarah.
Steven Wood, CIC
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Steven joined our team in 2010. He brought with him over 10 years experience serving the financial needs of individuals and small businesses in eastern North Carolina. He is licensed in Property and Casualty as well as Life and Health. He holds the Certified insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Steven directs new business production in both personal and commercial lines. Steven is active in the local community where he has served as President of the Washington Noon Rotary and is an active member. He resides in Washington with his wife and two children.
Alice W “Dill” Lynch
Dill continues to provide forward direction with over 50 years experience with the agency. She is seen at the office as well as in the community promoting the agency in her many activities. She has been a champion tennis player and is a member of the Washington High School “walk of fame”. Dill enjoys traveling and keeping up with her 9 grandchildren.
Kay Brinn

Although technically “retired”, Kay continues to help the agency with special projects and has been with Bragaw & Co. for 22 years. She has enjoyed serving the needs of individuals in Beaufort County and the surrounding area. Kay is a licensed Property & Casualty agent and specializes in personal lines insurance. Her caring personality and expertise assure our customers that they are getting the best care possible.Kay was born and raised in Beaufort County and resides in the Washington area. Kay enjoys reading, knitting, and spending time with her family and friends.

Nicole Elliott
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Nicole brings 14 years plus experience serving the insurance needs of individuals and businesses in our area. Nicole graduated from Beaufort County Community College in 1999 with an Associate Degree in Information Systems and studied Business Administration. She is a licensed Property and Casualty agent, a designated CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative), and a designated CIC (Certificate Insurance Counselor). Nicole resides in Martin County, where she was raised, with her husband Mike and their two boys. She enjoys reading, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Julie Ingram

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Julie joined Bragaw & Company in 2018. Born and raised in Washington, Julie has over 20 years experience in customer service and is a licensed Property and Casualty agent. Julie and her family are active members of BSA Troop 99. She is the mother of one Eagle Scout and has one on the trail to Eagle. She resides in Washington with her husband and her youngest son. Her family enjoys camping, hiking and high adventure activities.

Mary Elks

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Mary joined our team in February 2019. Mary brings many years of customer service to our team. She has been married for 32 years and resides in Chocowinity with her husband Larry. She enjoys a good cup of coffee anytime but her favorite time is during her quiet time in the morning. She enjoys working out and completed a half IronMan in October of 2019. Spending time with family and friends occupies most of her time.

Sandy Wynne

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Sandy joined our team at the end of November 2020. Sandy has over 15 years insurance experience and is a licensed Property and Casualty agent. Her and her husband, Jason, were married in 1997 and they have two boys. Sandy and her family reside in Martin County. They are members of Macedonia Christian Church in Williamston, NC. When not working at Bragaw, she loves spending time with her family, and doing home projects.

Keais Lynch

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Keais joins our team with a background in construction management. Keais graduated from East Carolina University and has spent the last few years in wildlife management and as a project manager for various agriculture related construction projects. Keais’ focus is on new personal and commercial lines of coverage as well as agricultural risks. Keais resides in Washington.