Our Story

Our team at Capital Insurance Group are independent insurance agents who work hard for our clients. We are licensed insurance professionals with over 50 years of combined experience who shop on your behalf for the right coverage based on your insurance needs, which is what makes us different from other insurance agencies.

In 2017, Capital Insurance Group was founded on the principle of providing outstanding customer service that goes above and beyond the typical insurance agency experience. With the slogan “Independent Agents” leading the culture that is CIG, Managing Partner and Owner, Don Wilson, has grown its service area to include most of the east coast with offices in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia and Michigan.

In addition to being excited about saving you money, we are also passionate about supporting our local communities. We do that by shopping local, eating local, and sponsoring local community events. We are a small business, and we believe in paying it forward by supporting other small businesses and organizations. Looking to join our growing team? Check out our Careers page!

Meet Our Team

Donteako "Don" Wilson, Managing Partner

  • Don is the founding member of Capital Insurance Group, LLC as of 2/1/2017.
  • Licensed in 16 states.
  • Don has 15 years of experience and specializes in home, auto, business, and life insurance.
  • Accomplishments and Board Affiliations:
    • "Best Insurance Agent in the Valley" by the Charleston Gazette in 2013 and 2019.
    • 40 under 40 in 2018 by the WV State Journal.
    • West Virginia Executive "Young Gun" 2021
    • He holds seats on the board of directors of Goodwill Industries of Kanawha Valley, East End Main Street, FesitvALL Charleston, Keep Your Faith Corporation, Kanawha County Public Library, African American Philanthropy in Action, Hospice, and Charleston CVB.

Christopher J. Spangler, VP of Sales

  • Chris joined CIG as a licensed agent in 2018.
  • Was promoted from sales agent to VP of Sales in 2020.
  • Chris specializes in home, auto, business and non-profit insurance.

Adam Daugherty, Operations Manager

  • Adam joined CIG in 2018.
  • Adam oversees organizational activity among the company.
  • Specializes in home and auto insurance.
  • Professional
  • Manages the Ohio Operations
  • 4 years of experience working with complex investment property insurance transactions
  • Currently attends Capital University Law School in Columbus Ohio where he was selected to The Law Review

Karli Elkins, Sales Executive

  • Karli is licensed in WV, OH, NC, and TN.
  • Karli joined the agency as an account executive in 2020.
  • Karli leads our inside sales team and is a licensed notary.
  • Specializes in home, auto, umbrella, landlord insurance, and home and mortgage closings.

Melissa Wazelle, Agent

  • Melissa is licensed in WV.
  • Joined the agency in 2020.
  • Specializes in small business, property investors and special events.

Alisha Scott, Customer Service Representative

  • Alisha has 4 years of customer service experience.
  • Alisha has completed advanced insurance for personal lines and commercial insurance.
  • Alisha assists clients during the renewal and billing processes.
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