Mike Reeder & Associates


About Us: Our Team

The Mike Reeder and Associates Team of Greenwood, is affiliated with Financial Independence Group (FIG) Marketing out of Charlotte, North Carolina. Our Team is completely customer oriented and committed to your complete satisfaction. 

Licensed, Certified and well trained, our Team stands ready to assist with your every need. Listed below is a brief profile of eachTeam member of our Greenwood, South Carolina Office. Each Associate is a consumer professional and dedicated to each Client's success. 

If you have any questions, please give us a phone call or send us and email... (even just to say "Hello"). Please feel free to submit your question on the "Contact Us" page. Thank you for visiting our website and for your confidence in us and our staff!

George Michael Reeder - President/CEO & Sr Partner    E-mail me at: gmr601215@gmail.com

As a working Grandfather of 6, Andrew, Kayden, Mason, Quynn, Collyn, and Gaige. Son, Derek Reeder & Wife, Ellyn Taylor Reeder. Daughter, Stacey Reeder Mabrey & Husband, Frankie Mabrey. This  is the very reason I work so hard. I truly  believe  that our future lies within our children, and our children's children. We've got to educate them on how to make their money work for them, as hard as they work for it. If nothing changes, nothing changes! I've been in this business for over 30 years and I still love going to work every day. 10 years ago, We moved our Business from a speculation market to ALL FIXED ACCOUNTS. Over $40,000,000 in deposits with not one penny lost. I can tell you, There is no reason to ever take a risk with your retirement.  We help our client's get ready to retire through solid financial Education, and with today's medical advances, Doctor's do a great job of keeping us alive longer. So we teach you how to ensure you will not outlive your retirement income, and still leave an inheritance to your family.

Mike Reeder



James Gunby - Associate

James Gunby was born in Lincolnton, Ga where he attended the public schools and graduated. He was then drafted to serve his country in the United States Army for 2 years where he attained the rank of E-5. While military services gave Gunby a chance to explore the world, he desired to pursue a bachelor's degree to give him more options for employment . He enrolled in Benedict College and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration .

Gunby began working part time for Primerica Financial Services in 1988 where he obtained licenses to sell life,health,& accident, property & casualty, and marine insurance products. He joined Mike Reeder and Associates in 2001 after working 22 years in various positions and facilities in the textile business. Gunby offers investment products for the following companies: American Equity, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. He continues to work with clients across South Carolina and Georgia to help them secure their financial dreams with insurance and investment products.

Gunby also holds certificates from the Capstone Institute of Mortgage Finance with allow him to also offer this clients mortgage products.

He is active in his church and in his community. He serves as chairman of the Deacon Ministry at Morris Chapel Baptist Church, Greenwood, South Carolina, as well as a Sunday school teacher, a member of the Gospel Choir, and President of the Brotherhood Association. He services his community as Treasurer of the Little River Brotherhood Association and is a member of Harmony Lodge No. 37.  

He is married to the former Anne Jones. They have two children and two grandsons.

Billy Ray Reeder LUTCF- Associate

I have been involved in the Life Insurance Industry since 1974 having started here in Greenwood with Life and Casualty of Nashville, Tennessee. I worked in the Greenwood area for three years and decided to try a different career in the food and beverage industry and spent 10 years in Hilton head Island before returning to the Insurance industry with Liberty Life in 1987 in Orangeburg, SC.

While at Liberty Life, I earned my LUTCF, served as a staff manager for two years, and remained there until I went independent in 1996. I formed a mortgage company in 1999 and continued to market mortgage insurance to my clents until selling the company in 2004 to my partners and returning to the Insurance industry full time in the Columbia, SC area. In 2007, I married Lorie C McAllister and we re-located to Scottsdale, AZ, were we remained until moving back to Greenwood in July of 2011, and joining Mike Reeder and Associates. My family is located here in South Carolina and I consider Greenwood my home town although I do still maintain my Arizona License and practice there also. Lorie and I have six children  between us: Chris Reeder and his wife Becca of Mt Pleasant, SC, Dana Chrisley and husband Chris, Leah Mcallister, Ronnie Mcallister, of Greenwood, SC, and Joe and Hart Reeder, of Columbia, SC, and six grandchildren, Hannah, Sarah Grace, Garrett, Rayane, Kyle, and Abigail Rose between us. I try to build a safe and secure package for all of my clients on a per situation basis, depending on their needs as well as their goals.


Allen Burdette - Associate

Since 2004 Allen has been a licensed agent with Mike Reeder and Associates in Greenwood, SC. Prior to 2001, Allen was an assistant Vice President with Heritage Federal Bank in Laurens, SC with 28 years of service. He is a 1973 graduate of Lander University with a degree in Business Administration. He and his wife Linda live in Greenwood. They have a daughter and son-in-law and three grandchildren. They are members of Rice Memorial Baptist Church.

You may contact Allen at 864-871-4303 or akburdette@yahoo.com

Melony Young - Associate

Melony's career began in the nuclear power industry. Earning both a BS in Mathematics from Lander University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, Melony went to work for Duke Power's Oconee Nuclear Station as a Mechanical Systems Engineer over nuclear safety systems.  Later she joined her husband in the operation of Young's Concrete (25+ years) and Young's Properties (10+ years) in business.  Joining the team of Mike Reeder & Associates has helped broaden her opportunities in the market arena, as well as, help others to achieve financial independence through education, products, and services.


Heather Cook - Associate


Heather has been with Mike Reeder and Associates for 3 years. She started as an Office Manager and Personal Assistant for the first year. Then moved into one of our top sales positions. Heather is licensed in Life, Accident and Health, She has also become one of our top Annuity Specialist.



Percy A. Jackson - Associate

Percy has been working the Insurance Industry since 1996. He started with Mike Reeder part-time. Percy was trained by Mike himself as a Personal Analyst and has continued in the business. He is Licensed in SC.  

Percy has a Bachelor of Science  Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology and a background of more than 25 years in Manufacturing, as a Plant/Facility Engineer and Maintenance Manager. He's married to his beautiful wife of 28 years (Carla) and they have two lovely daughters and a Son-in-Law. He is a man of Faith, Family and Friendliness.   


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