Our Consultants

Angus A. McRae, CEBS, President

Angus founded the independent insurance agency in 1992 after having worked for a third-party administrator for three years. A native of Ocala, Florida, he graduated from Florida State University in 1984. There he was active in the national business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, serving as chapter president in 1983. In 1989, he graduated from Emory University with a master’s degree in business administration (MBA). He earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation in 1993.

Angus’ primary focus in life is his wife, Janet, and two children, McLean and Sarah. He enjoys being outdoors and exercising with a bunch of great friends at the Fowler Family YMCA in Peachtree Corners.

Cindy L. Nash, Benefits Consultant

Cindy graduated 1995 from Georgia State University with a BBA in Risk Management and Insurance.  She is a licensed insurance agent with 30+ years of industry experience.   Cindy joined Angus McRae agency in January 2000.   Her primary roles are client management, new business development, and retention.    Industry specialties includes start-ups, attorney and physician practices.  Product specialty lines include Individual Life & Disability, Keyman Life & Disability, and Buy-Sell Agreements.   

Cindy stays busy with husband, Lee and two teenagers, Emily & Jacob. She and her family enjoy traveling the world together. 

Deborah H. Michael, Benefits Consultant

Deborah joined our insurance agency in 2001 after over five years tenure with Jefferson-Pilot Financial. She received her education at Auburn University and has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.

Her primary duties include client development and retention, internal and external customer support, and securing companies risk with specialty lines including individual life, disability, key person and buy-sell agreements. Her industry specialty includes physician practices, technical companies, consulting and advertising agencies.

Deborah is a native of Atlanta Georgia and her interests include physical fitness, interior design and exploring her artistic nature.

Deirdre Counts, Benefits Consultant

Deirdre graduated in 2005 from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Risk Management & Insurance with a concentration in Marketing. After college, she worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance for over three years as a worker’s compensation claims adjuster. In January 2009, she started working for Angus McRae and began learning the broker’s side of the insurance industry.

Deirdre is a licensed agent and works as a benefits consultant. She services existing clients with their day-to-day customer service issues, upcoming renewals, quoting, and enrollment meetings, as well as assists with prospecting new client groups.

Deirdre is married to her wonderful husband, Kyle, and they have two beautiful children Harper and Hudson. She enjoys reading, watching movies and sports, physical fitness, and traveling, as well as spending time with her family and friends. She is an active member of her community in Forsyth County. 

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