Our People

Joseph Webb, CIC Joseph Webb, CIC, joined Nansemond Insurance in 1976 after graduating from the University of Richmond and working on Virginia’s Eastern Shore for two years as a school teacher. Joe specializes in commercial insureds in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. He specializes in Fleets, Warehousing, and Contractors. He is married to Nancy, a school principal, and enjoys biking, hunting, his three sons and daughters in law, and 4 grandchildern.  Joe is a member of Main Street Methodist Church in Suffolk where he is a Sunday School teacher.  Joe is President of Nansemond Insurance Agency, Inc.

Jay Dorschel, MBA, CIC Jay Dorschel, MBA, CIC, joined Nansemond Insurance in 1980 after 2 years with Ferguson Enterprises. Jay was born in Chattanooga, Tn. and educated at Hampden-Sydney College and The College of William & Mary. He works with commercial businesses in various industries from Key West, Fla. through northern Virginia. He loves his work of helping protect the assets of mid-sized to larger businesses and lives in Suffolk, Virginia. Married to MaryAlice since 1977 – they have four children and 5 grandchildren; He is active in helping folks and also enjoys hunting, woodworking, running and most any outdoor activity.  Jay is a member of Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church in Suffolk where he is active in leadership.  He is also active in the Southeastern Correctional Ministry.  Jay is Executive Vice-President of Nansemond Insurance Agency, Inc.

Joby Webb, CIC Joby Webb, CIC, joined Nansemond Insurance in 2003 after two years experience in Ferguson Enterprises’ sales and management training program in Richmond, Va.  Joby was raised in Suffolk and graduated from Virginia Tech in 2000.  He works with various commercial operations throughout Virginia and northeastern North Carolina — developing specific expertise in the transportation industry.  Joby attended the Hartford Insurance School and State Auto’s Pacesetter program.  He is a member of the Hampton Roads Traffic Club and has served on the board.  Joby is married to Mindy, a teacher at a local pre-school, and they have a son and a daughter.  Joby enjoys spending time with his family, duck hunting and following Virginia Tech football.  He serves on the board of the Nansemond Suffolk Pop Warner Football Association and volunteers as a coach.  Joby is a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Suffolk.

Jarratt Webb Jarratt Webb joined Nansemond Insurance in November of 2009.  He is a 2003 graduate of Randolph Macon College.  Prior to joining Nansemond, Jarratt worked for the 84 Lumber Company as a leading outside salesman in the Richmond and Tidewater regions of Va.  Jarratt attended the Travelers School for Insurance and is involved in State Auto’s Pacesetter Program.  Jarratt is married to Emily, who works for Eastern VA Medical School.  Jarratt enjoys boating, fishing, and hunting.  He is an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Norfolk, VA.

 michaelnairn - Our People Michael Nairn, CLCS, joined Nansemond Insurance in May of 2012.  Originally from South Africa, Mike is a graduate of Varsity College in Cape Town with a degree in International Marketing and Management.  Prior to joining Nansemond Insurance, he was a Marine Insurance Underwriter for Starr Companies in New York City.  He attended the Travelers School for Insurance and is involved in State Auto’s Pacesetter Program.  Mike began his life in the USA as a first officer in the mega yacht industry.  He and his wife Rebecca moved to her hometown of Suffolk, VA in April 2012.  Mike enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and travelling.  Mike attends Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church in Suffolk.