Meet Our Team

At Safenet Insurance Group, we've built our team with individuals who have the highest standards for client communication and servicing. No matter who you interact with at Safenet Insurance Group, you'll have the best experience possible.

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Barry Jones

Barry is the founder of Safenet Insurance Group. He graduated from North Carolina State's Agricultural Institute with a degree in Turfgrass Management. After a decade of managing Golf Courses he decided to start Safenet Insurance Group.
He is a dedicated family man, and thoroughly enjoys spending time with his wife Norma, and their two kids. Barry is always studying and trying to learn the latest trends and technology in the insurance industry.
Barry's primary roll in the office is managing our commercial clients and making sure that the team has all of the tools to provide the ultimate client experience.
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Trent Howerton


Newest member to the Safenet Insurance team, Trent is our premiere Customer Service Advocate, providing top tier service to businesses, families, and individuals, fulfilling their many insurance needs.  He's a devoted husband and partner of more than 18 years to his wonderful wife Jennifer and proud Dad of their two bright and beautiful daughters. He is rooted in the church, spiritually healthy, and enjoys serving the church and their community.  A true patriot, Trent recently retired from the United States Marine Corps after honorably completing more than 20 years of active-duty service. He brings to the team a highly diverse set of skills, organization, and an unmatched desire to grow and succeed in the insurance industry.