Tommy Bennett's Profile and Contact Information
Tommy Bennett is an insurance agent with The Insurance Center in New Bern and Atlantic Beach – working with small and large businesses and homeowners in the coastal regions of North Carolina.
A native of Morehead City, Tommy was the owner/operator of the Comfort Inn and Econo Lodge in Morehead City for 22 years until the company was sold in 2007. Tommy was also the developer of Clearwater on Country Club – a residential condo association in Morehead City.
Tommy is a member of the Founding Board of Directors of the North Carolina Seafood Festival and has served as Chairman of the Crystal Coast Hospice House; as President of the Crystal Coast Hospitality Association; as Chairman of the Crystal Coast Tourism Development Authority; as a member of the Crystal Coast Civic Center Board of Directors; and as Vice-President of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce. Tommy has also served as District Chairman of the Croatan Trails District, East Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Currently, Tommy is a long-time member of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Board of Directors and was the President of the Big Rock for their 50th Anniversary Tournament.
Tommy was the initial recipient of the Jack Goldstein Hospitality Award presented by the Crystal Coast Hospitality Association; was the 2014 recipient of the Lookout Rotary Civic Award presented by the Rotary Club of Morehead City – Lookout; and was recognized by the Carteret County Board of Realtors as Affiliate of the Year in 2014.
Tommy is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and lives in Morehead City with his wife, Wanda.