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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.

Fenn Allen

Fenn moved from Erie, Pennsylania to Concord, NC in June of 1996 to start Allen Insurance Group. In June 2010, Allen Insurance Group and Northcross Insurance Associates combined to form Allen & Ballard Insurance Associates. Fenn is a graduate of Arizona State University.

Ann Allen

Ann grew up in northwest Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Grove City College. Ann joined Fenn in the agency in 1997 and they have three grown boys- Fenn, Josiah and Jacob and three furry friends- Gunnar, Rudy and Punkin.

Francesca Parisi Allen

Francesca joined our team in 2010. She was born in upstate New York but has lived the majority of her life in Concord, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor degree in Finance from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is also part of the Allen family having married Fenn and Ann’s son Josiah. They share their home with their dogs, General Patton and Bailey.

Josiah Allen

Josiah became a member of our team in 2015. He grew up in Concord, North Carolina and attended Wofford College on a ROTC Scholarship. After receiving his Bachelor degree in Business Economics, Josiah was commissioned as Signal officer in the Army. Upon completion of four years of service and one deployment to Afghanistan, he joined Allen and Ballard as a licensed Agent. He and Francesca now live in Kannapolis with their two dogs, Patton and Bailey.

Jacob Allen

Jacob became a member of our team in the fall of 2015. He grew up in Concord, North Carolina and attended Jay M Robinson High School where he exceled in Football and Basketball. Jacob graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Geography degree, specializing in GIS.

Jay Ballard

Jay founded Northcross Insurance Associates in 2000 and has over 20 years of Insurance Experience. Jay focuses on serving our clients Life Insurance needs. Jay is a native of North Carolina and graduate of the University of North Carolina. He and his wife Kim have three children- Taylor, Zach and Victoria.