September 26, 2017
Spencer Cash
CFP, CLU, ChFC, CIC

Continuing in the footsteps of his grandfather and agency founder, Thomas Garrison, as well as his father, Paul Cash, Spencer began his insurance career at Mimosa Insurance Agency in 1981.  A Morganton Native, Spencer is a graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and holds the following designations:

  • CFP:    Certified Financial Planner
  • CLU:    Chartered Life Underwriter
  • ChFC:  Chartered Financial Consultant
  • CIC:     Certified Insurance Counselor

Spencer is a past recipient of the Association Achievement Award presented by the American Association of Managing General Agents.

He has served on the CAPIA (Carolina Association of Professional Insurance Agents) Board of Directors as well as the Certified Insurance Counselors Advisory Committee.  He is also a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, and has served previously on the Board of Directors of the Burke County Chamber of Commerce.


Dalton Walters, CIC
Sales Executive


Dalton joined Mimosa Insurance Agency in May of 2008.  He studied Insurance, Finance and Real Estate at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 2004-2006 before transferring to Appalachian State University.  He is a 2008 graduate of Appalachian's Walker College of Business-Brantley Risk and Insurance center with a Bachelor of Science degree in Risk Management and Insurance.  He was a 2008 recipient of the John P. Young Memorial Insurance scholarship at Appalachian State.

A native of Morganton, Dalton is a member of the Risk Management and Insurance Society of Appalachian State University and the Carolina's Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society.  He is a member of the Young Agents division of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, having served on the Young Agents Committee.  He is the Treasurer of the Morganton Rotary Club and past president of the Morganton Optimist Club.  He is currently Vice-President of the Western Piedmont Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of Burke Habitat for Humanity, the Burke Collegiate Scholars committee and the Appalachian State University Wilson Scholars committee.  He has previously served on the Board of Directors of The Enola Group and the Board of Trustees of the Historic Burke Foundation.  He holds the Certified Insurance Counselor® designation from the National Alliance and specializes in personal and commercial lines of insurance.


Dale Nelson
Commercial Account Representative



A native of neighboring Marion, NC, Dale joined Mimosa Insurance Agency in 2007.

Focusing primarily on Commercial Insurance, Dale began her insurance career at an early age, right after finishing high school.

She is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina and is a previous employee of the commercial division of Travelers Insurance Company from which she retired after over 40 years of dedicated service. 

After residing in Charlotte, NC for many years while working at Travelers, Dale is now happy to be back in her hometown.

Barbara Shell
Customer Service Representative



Barbara joined Mimosa Insurance Agency in August of 2007.

Having worked in retail sales prior to joining our agency, her Customer Service experience encompasses over 35 years and includes such former positions as Manager of Cato Store and Assistant Manager of Graham Store.

A native of Morganton and graduate of Morganton High School, Barbara is a former member of the Burke Chorale and a current active member of the Sandy Beach Shag Club.

Barbara retired from Belk's and the retail fashion industry in 2007 and joined the Mimosa team shortly thereafter.