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About Our Brokerage

KGU, LLC uses kindness as the driving force of our insurance brokerage business.

KGU believes in kindness, integrity and being driven to create a unique, client-first broker experience.

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Here at KGU, LLC, we want to be known as the broker with unique options, delivered by trained professionals, selling only need-based products, in a technologically savvy environment. We’re here to help serve your insurance agency with quality products and carriers.

Who We Are

KGU is the wholesale brokerage that brings kindness to the forefront of the broker experience. KGU’s focused approach centered on a commitment to being a client-first-kindness-first organization by creating a wholesale insurance experience that offers competitive and unique programs, delivered by experienced and kind professionals, in a technologically savvy environment.

What Sets Us Apart

What sets KGU apart are the people behind the brokerage. Led by Kasey Vaughn, our hand-selected team brings over 35 years of experience in the wholesale insurance industry, along with established relationships with Lloyds of London and domestic excess and surplus lines carriers. Our team is wholly committed to the core values of kindness, integrity, and the drive to create a unique, client-first broker experience.


We believe that kindness is the best policy, and we are dedicated to treating everyone we work with and everyone who works for us with the utmost respect and highest levels of kindness. Being kind to others is at the heart of who we are, and we strive to change the world with one kind word at a time.


At KGU, we believe that integrity in business means honesty, trust, and no shortcuts. We take pride in our commitment to honest dialogue and caring about the individuality of our clients, companies, and partners.


At KGU, we are driven by consistency. Consistency in communication, consistency in detail, consistency in work ethic, and consistency in client care/service.

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Mission Statement

Kindness first with a vision of a unique broker experience.

Team - Kasey Vaughn
CEO/Underwriter, KGU

Meet Kasey Vaughn

  • Brings 20+ experience to the wholesale insurance industry.
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from East Carolina University.
  • Was the president of the North Carolina Surplus Lines Association (NCSLA) in 2019.
  • Has been on the board of directors for the NCSLA since 2016.

The KGU Keys to Success

We do things differently to bring you a unique brokerage experience.

Trusted Team

Our unique work experience gives work/life balance, flexibility, and savvy technology to our team so they can better serve you.

Technology Driven

We invest in top-shelf technology with a focus on staying on the leading-edge of the ever-changing industry.

Client Focused

We put you first, listen to your insurance agency’s needs, and offer unique insurance products and carriers.

The KGU Keys to Success

At KGU, we take the Golden Rule one step further—treat others kinder than you would treat yourself!

Commitment to strategic plans.

Commitment to our clients.

Commitment to our team.

Commitment to technology.

Committed to our clients.

We put clients first by listening to each agency’s needs and offering a unique service to each client plus offering unique products and carriers.

A commitment to our staff.

We offer a unique work experience that offers work/life balance and flexibility. Plus, savvy technology allows you to work faster.

Investment in technology.

We listen to both clients and employees to continue to invest in top-shelf technology. That’s why we are focused on staying on the leading-edge of technology.

Commercial Property Insurance

Coverage that protects your clients assets.

Flood Insurance

Protect your clients business from destructive events.

Insurance Solutions We Focus On

We focus on a variety of coverage options to meet your unique insurance needs. Our specialty focus is on commerical and residential coastal properties.

Serving Clients Across 3 States

Headquartered in Morehead City, NC, we offer wholesale brokerage services to insurance agencies across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Get started today.

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