Solon Life & Annuity, second generation insurance agency was founded by Solon Smith. His father, Ed Smith, ran Shelter Insurance for 35 years before retiring. Solon graduated with Honors from UNC- Chapel Hill and operated Living Water Filtration Company for 22 years before transitioning to sales.


Quickly after affiliation with North American Senior Benefits, Solon, nicknamed “The Sargeant”, became one of the leading agents. He has won numerous awards including the 10K Allstar Award his third month, nominated for NASB All Star Award, Winner of 2020 March Madness Sales Tournament, and has made numerous speaking engagements on stage and on national and regional live calls.

Solon’s elite sales team, The Cable Crew, was the first NASB sales team in 2020 to have every team member win National Agent of the Week. His discipline and desire to see all members of his team achieve their goals is an asset to any agent.

He resides in Henderson, North Carolina with his wife Bertha and daughter Keila. His son Seth is a US Army Airborne Ranger active duty serving in Alaska.

Meet Solon