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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Alex Batista, CEO

Alex Batista

Co-Founder, CEO & Senior Field Underwriter

AL Lic #3002961552
FL Lic #P087247
GA Lic #3590120
NC Lic #9076490
SC Lic #9076490
TX Lic #3048590

Helping Families in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Texas.

Alex is the CEO and Senior Field Underwriter of Runway 25, Inc. He is licensed in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Texas. He is a veteran of both the US Navy and the US Air Force and holds a BS in business administration from the University of Miami. He is an active member of the Civil Air Patrol serving as a volunteer pilot. Alex is bilingual; fluent in both English and Spanish. He is a family man currently married to Dana, and they are the proud parents of six children and one adorable granddaughter.

Dana Graham

Dana Graham, BFA-SM, MPA, ICF-CPC

Co-Founder, COO & Financial Coach

NC Lic #18535824

Dana is the creator of our TrueBlue® program, which is designed to help you uncover your most sky-scraping life goals and create a practical plan to make them happen, including a financial plan that supports those goals.

Having traveled the world as an Army brat, Dana continues to travel as often as she can. She is an American by birth, a Puerto Rican by choice, and friend to the gods both old and new. She received her BFA from UC Christchurch, her MPA from Simon Fraser, and her coaching certification from the International Coaching Federation. Dana and her husband, Alex Batista, are the proud parents of their six children, one adorable granddaughter, and new grandbaby on the way.

Venice Rivera

Venice Rivera

Executive Assistant

Venice is Mr. Batista’s Executive Assistant. She is in charge of handling the overwhelming daily requests or office receives from families seeking proper coverage. She does her absolute best to schedule appointments for families to be helped at their most convenient time. Like all other members of our staff, Venice has a passion for making sure families are helped properly and in a timely matter. She is a mother to two beautiful children.

Carolina Magarinos

Carolina Magarinos

Field Underwriter

AL Lic #3002709099
FL Lic #W919858
NC Lic #20514363
SC Lic #20514363

Helping families in the states of Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Carolina Magarinos is a licensed professional Insurance Broker and Field Underwriter in the state of Florida. She is also a certified Debt-Elimination Executive who has heartily cultivated her Banking Industry background throughout her career. Carolina very much enjoys helping others achieve their financial goals. In her spare time she enjoys researching many topics in-depth. Carolina has very strong convictions in her faith. She’s the proud parent of a beautiful, intelligent, and very dedicated teenager.

Dustin Bright

Dustin Bright

Field Underwriter

NC Lic #221013942

Helping families in the state of North Carolina.

Dustin is a family man who has been married since 2015 and a father of 2. He graduated from Boise State University in 2021 with a Bachelor’s in Business Management following 5 years working as a nuclear waste operator. He is a US Army veteran who has also spent a tour of Duty in the Middle East during Operation New Dawn. He enjoys volunteering coaching youth sports every year, including sports kids participate in. Life insurance became a calling for him after seeing his best friend lose his job-provided coverage after getting sick. Because of this he found meaning in helping others avoid the same.

Rafael Ventura

Rafael Ventura

Field Underwriter

FL Lic #W540833

Helping Families in the state of Florida, and 15 other states.

Rafael is a licensed insurance agent and field underwriter in the State of Florida as well as GA, NC, SC, TN, TX, AL, AR, OH, NH, NY, NJ, PA, VA, IL, and IN. Rafael travels between his two homes in New York and Florida. He holds a BS in Business and has a passion for helping families with their financial needs. Rafael is bilingual; fluent in both English and Spanish. .

Anavic Pascarella

Anavic Pascarella

Field Underwriter

AL Lic #3002997802
FL Lic #PENDING ISSUE

Helping families in the states of Alabama and Florida.

Cuban America agent for Alabama & Florida. Anavic relocated to Mobile, AL from South Florida, as her husband serves in the United States Coast Guard. She holds a bachelors in Radiologic Science with specialization in Healthcare Administration and Mass Communications. She also works in the medical field as a CT Technologist with years of successful leadership experience at Miami’s top trauma center. Anavic understands and empathizes with the fragility of life and health. She is also a REALTOR. Her main purpose is to serve as a wife, a mother to her beautiful daughter, and her community.

Frank Hernandez

Frank Hernandez

Field Underwriter

FL Lic #221013942

Helping families in the state of Florida.

Frank has a deep-rooted passion for assisting families and businesses. This passion is not just about providing services, but doing so in an honest and transparent manner, with integrity at the core of every interaction. This approach ensures that his clients receive not only the best insurance and annuity products tailored to their needs, but also a trustworthy partner who genuinely cares about their financial security and well-being. This commitment to honesty, integrity, and passion for helping others is what truly distinguishes Insurance-Annuities and Frank Hernandez from others in the field.

Dustin Spivey

Dustin Spivey

Field Underwriter

NC Lic #20445769

Helping families in the state of North Carolina.

Dustin is a licensed insurance agent and field underwriter in the State of North Carolina. He is a also a certified Debt-Elimination agent. Dustin enjoys his spare time building Classic Hot Rods. He is a Christian family man engaged to Ms. Jessica Heflin, a financial expert, and they are the proud parents of one amazing boy.

Deborah Dickens

Deborah Dickens

Field Underwriter

NC Lic #8058126

Helping families in the state of North Carolina.

Deborah is a licensed insurance agent in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Ohio. She is a graduate of UNC Charlotte with a bachelors in Political Science. Has been in the health and insurance industry for over 30 years. She is a Christian family woman, married to Navy veteran Michael Dickens and they are the proud parents of two daughters.

Jen Morris

Jennifer Morris

Trusted Real Estate Agent

NC Lic #286570

Jen is an experienced and successful licensed real estate agent in the state of North Carolina. She currently helps dozens of families find their dream home in North Carolina, in the counties of Harnett, Lee, Cumberland, Moore, and Hoke. She is a family woman with an amazing personality who has a passion for going above and beyond to help her clients.

Visit Jen’s Realtor Page

Peggy Patterson

Peggy Patterson

Trusted Real Estate Agent

TX Lic #0801588

Peggy is an experienced and successful licensed real estate agent in the state of Texas. She currently helps dozens of families find their dream home. She is known as “Peggyfindit” because she is steadfast in her pursuit and first hand knowledge of the different communities within the DFW real estate market and gladly share that information. She currently lives in Dallas and is a proud mom to a smart, beautiful daughter, Talia Grace.

Visit: PeggyFindIt.com