THE DRURY GROUP TEAM 

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ABOUT US

 

For more than 40 years, The Drury Group has been providing exceptional employee benefits to employers of all sizes across multiple industries. Our service-oriented team of professionals works with you year round – not just during enrollment or renewal – to offer employee benefits, human resource consulting and services, payroll services, wellness implementation and a user-friendly web-based management tool. We become an extension of your HR team to share the workload and ease your administrative burden. Learn More +

 
 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

 
Charles Pareigis
President

Charles Pareigis joined The Drury Group in 1993. By focusing on the strategic and operational objectives and benefit solutions for The Drury Group, he’s been instrumental in guiding the company through the numerous industry disruptions and turbulent changes prevalent during the past decade.

Charles is an active member of the community and an alumnus of Leadership Franklin. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, he’s is an avid fan of Pittsburg Steelers Football, fly-fishing, and spending time with his wife and two children.

 
Kathy Drury
Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Drury joined her husband Ralph at The Drury Group in 1978 and has been an integral part of the company’s success. She’s been vital in managing the financial and executive responsibilities of the company.

Kathy has a zest for life, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to travel and is active in her church, where she currently serves as a Stephen Leader in the Stephen Ministry Program at First United Methodist Church.

 
Mike Henson
VP of Account Management

Mike Henson joined the Drury Group in 1990 and has more than 20 years experience in the employee benefit arena. He’s responsible for the company’s account development and service. Mike has been instrumental in implementing initiatives that support new business acquisition and in building the company’s client portfolio. He earned a BS in Business Administration (Finance) from Tennessee Tech University in 1986.

 
Jonathan King
VP of of Sales & Marketing

Jonathan King joined The Drury Group in 2013, and was appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 2017. His experience in the employee benefit market and in-depth knowledge of voluntary benefits positions him to continue to effectively expand the sales and marketing efforts of The Drury Group to help employers offer the best employee benefit solution for their company.

Jonathan is responsible for supporting new business acquisition, building the company’s client portfolio, defining an effective sales process and leveraging his team in the Nashville, TN, market. He’s a graduate of East Tennessee State University, and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, golfing and running.

 
 
 

Administration

 
April Wideman
Senior Account Manager

April Wideman joined the Drury Group in 2016, with more than 15 years of customer service experience. As an Account Manager, she successfully manages small, mid-, and large-sized clients by assisting employers with coordinating all aspects of company-wide benefits strategies and administration. April serves as a liaison between the client, the employee, the insurance carriers and the providers. She demonstrates commitment to her clients with superior service through ongoing plan maintenance, annual enrollment, compliance and negotiations.

When not working on spreadsheets, April enjoys spending time with her fur babies, family and friends, reading, and attending musicals and sporting events.

 
Clarissa Weathers
Senior Account Manager

Clarissa Weathers, Esq., joined the Drury Group in March 2014. She assists the Drury Group in various aspects of its administration and in the management of its clients. Clarissa orchestrates and maintains the communication, services and expectations between the insurance carriers, providers and her clients to produce the most efficient, productive and successful outcome for all parties.

Having grown up in Franklin, she attended Battle Ground Academy, graduating in 1999 and currently sits on the Academy’s Alumni Board. Clarissa is also a graduate of The University of Alabama, and she received her Juris Doctorate from Nashville School of Law.

Clarissa enjoys spending time with her husband, rooting for her Alabama football team (Roll Tide), and traveling anywhere and everywhere.