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The VRSI Team


Our professionals have years of experience in financial services.  We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. We want to earn the right, over time, to be considered by you as your retirement planning professionals.

We are in no way affiliated with the Virginia Retirement System, but we do specialize in the benefits available to you under the VRS and provide programs which are designed, not to replace the benefits that you currently qualify for, but are designed to supplement and enhance those benefits.

William "Lee" Brannon

William "Lee" Brannon

Insurance Licensed Agent

(276) 228-5535

(276) 228-2499

Matthew Clark

Matthew "Matt" Clark

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(804) 586-3165

James Dittmar

James Charles Dittmar
Regional Manager for
VRSI's North Region

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(703) 615-8802

(540) 586-9681

Thomas Ely

Thomas "Tom" Ely
CLU®, ChFC®
VRSI Owner
and Treasurer

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(276) 228-5535

(276) 228-2499

William Fitzgerald

Bill Fitzgerald

Insurance Licensed Agent

(757) 869-8150

(757) 320-4660

Robert Gardner

Robbie Gardner

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(540) 731-9302

(540) 731-9303

Chris Gibbs

Chris Gibbs

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(304) 638-1493

(423) 406-1511

Thomas Griffin

Tommie Griffin

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(757) 941-8713

(757) 282-7700

Jerry Haynes

Jerry Haynes

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(540) 994-9829

(540) 994-9161

Wayne Holliday

Wayne Holliday

Insurance Licensed Agent

(276) 625-0159

(276) 625-0158

Robert Laine

Robert Laine

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(434) 736-9832

(434) 736-8499

Beth Kafrissen

Beth "Dusty" Kafrissen

Insurance Licensed Agent

(757) 634-8400

(757) 253-0920

Andy Mathews

Andy Mathews

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(434) 534-9004

(434) 534-9331

Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(540) 731-9302

(540) 731-9303

William Pullen

William "Bill" Pullen

Registered Representative of GWN Securities, Inc.

(540) 420-0831

(540) 365-3256

Maci Ratcliffe

Maci Ratcliffe

Insurance Licensed Agent

(540) 731-9302

(540) 731-9303

Lisa Schoppmeyer

Lisa Schoppmeyer

Insurance Licensed Agent

(540) 962-7970

(540) 962-7514

The R. J. Baldwin Agency, Inc.

The R. J. Baldwin Agency, Inc., located in Danville, Virginia, has been an integral part of the VRSI team since our inception in 1988.  Click on the following link to view the members of the R. J. Baldwin Agency, Inc. team.

The R. J. Baldwin Agency, Inc.

VRSI is a Virginia based corporation dedicated to working with VRS members:

  • To assist you in understanding your state retirement system,
  • And educating you on your retirement income options.

Our most well-received program has been our Retirement Planning Analysis Program, which consists of two parts:

  1. A presentation that shows, in general, how the VRS retirement system works,
  2. And a Personalized Retirement Analysis, that shows how you may maximize your retirement income.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more.  As you search our site, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.