Our South Boston Office
Paige Douglas Hudson Sr.
Paige Douglas Hudson Sr. (Doug) is the President of Hudson Insurance Agency based in South Boston, Virginia where he and his staff specialize in coverage for personal and commercial lines throughout Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Doug is a 1972 graduate of Virginia Tech with degree in Biology. He is a retired field artillery officer in the Virginia Army National Guard. Doug and his wife, Margie, opened Hudson Insurance Agency in 1981. Throughout his career, Doug has earned the designations of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). ChFC is the "Advanced Financial Planning" designation awarded by The American College of Financial Services. Charters are qualified to provide comprehensive advanced financial planning for individuals, professionals, and small business owners. The authority to use the ChFC mark is granted by the Certification Committee of the Board of Trustees of The American College and is contingent on adherence to a set of ethical guidelines. CLU is the premier designation for insurance professionals. It became the insurance industry’s gold standard when launched in 1927. Today, it continues to be the designation for insurance professionals who desire to provide their clients with the security of life insurance and risk management. Along with his professional accomplishments, Doug is also a culinary genius who enjoys crafting new dishes for his children and grandchildren. He also is a history buff who collects military memorabilia dating back to the Civil War. Doug is a master at flint knapping arrowheads and has created quite the collection.
Margie Hudson is the Secretary/Treasurer of Hudson Insurance Agency. She is a licensed life, property and casualty agent in the South Boston office. She spends the majority of her time in the accounting department managing the finances of our three branches. Margie is a graduate of Danville Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Science. She married Doug Hudson in 1974. They have two children, Paige Douglas Hudson Jr. (P.D.) and Candi. P.D. has been with the agency since 2001. Their daughter Candi is a teacher at Twin Springs Elementary in Danville, Virginia. Margie loves spending time with her four grandsons and one granddaughter. All of her grandchildren call her “Lucy.” Doug and Margie love shag dancing and are members of the Kerr Lake and Danville Shag Clubs. They love attending S.O.S. at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina when they can.
Paige Douglas Hudson Jr.
Paige Douglas Hudson Jr. (P.D.) is the Vice-President of Hudson Insurance Agency. P.D. has been a licensed agent since 1998. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2000 with a Bachelors of Economics with a concentration in finance and accounting. Before coming to the agency, he worked for PFPC as a Mutual Fund Accountant. Over the next few years, P.D. realized he really wanted to work with his dad. In 2004, P.D. started working exclusively with Hudson Insurance Agency, and later that year opened an additional branch office in Halifax, Virginia. In 2010, he opened a third Hudson Insurance location in Danville, Virginia. P.D. is licensed to write all forms of insurance but is the head of our commercial lines division. P.D. and his staff have worked hard to expand their customer base and enjoy serving all areas of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. P.D. resides in Danville with his wife, Dodie, and three boys: Hamden, Kelsten, and Keylen. They enjoy taking family trips in their motorhome
Tamra Whitt has amassed a great deal of experience since starting in the insurance industry in 1981. Tamra joined us at Hudson Insurance Agency at our South Boston office in 1993. Her expertise in personal and commercial lines has become invaluable to the Hudson team. She is a licensed property and casualty agent who is responsible for quality control and system compatibility as well as a great deal of other responsibilities at all three of our agencies. Her primary goal is to provide clients with accessible knowledge and an honest, thoughtful, problem-solving approach to insurance and risk management. Tamra lives in Halifax County with her husband Kevin. They have three children and one granddaughter. When she is not busy with her church and family, she bowls with the Southern Belles bowling league and enjoys her piano music.
Our Halifax Office
Christy Bowen is a licensed personal lines agent. She graduated from Danville Community College in 2003 with an Associate’s Degree in Business Management, specialization in Marketing. She enjoys working in the insurance industry and meeting the customer’s needs and has been doing so since 2004. Christy is married to Chad Bowen and they have one daughter, Allie. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Our Danville Office
Donna Talley is a property and casualty agent in our Danville office. She has been licensed through Virginia and North Carolina since 2010. Donna prides herself in the high level of service she provides our customers. Her objective is to go above and beyond to help our customers, answer their questions, and help them with any issues all in the most responsive manner she can. Donna is married to David Talley. They have two daughters, Dodie Hudson and Stacey Thornton. She has six grandchildren; Hamden Hudson, Kelsten Hudson, Keylen Hudson, Aleise Thornton, Hayden Thornton, and Kooper Thornton which she loves spending time with. Donna also enjoys making and decorating cakes, riding her bike, and watching mystery movies.