Our Story

McBride Group was established in January 2013. Our main focus is on Disability Insurance and Medicare Supplemental Policies, however we also offer an array of services in the Property, Casualty and Financial Services Insurance industries.  The agency services the standard and non-standard auto market, property insurance, and small commercial account market. Our partners have been specially chosen to me the unique needs of each customer.

In addition to our marketing partners McBride Group maintains Brokerage Agreements with several large National Brokerage Houses.  This allows us to have the advantage of multiple options when finding the best policy for your needs.

While we are always adding locations to our area of service we currently focus on our clients in the states of Pennsylvania and Florida. 

The agency is co-owned by Melissa Leedom and Frederick Leedom. Frederick is the agent-in charge and executive vice president, while Melissa serves as the President.

Fredrick M. Leedom

Executive Vice President

Fredrick has been a resident of Florida since 2007 when he moved here to help his son who owns a group of businesses.  Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick lived in Pennsylvania where he was born and raised.  There, he entered the insurance business in 1975 and ultimately build and sold two multi-line insurance agencies.

Contact Fred: fred@mcbexchange.com | (941) 548 – 4162

Melissa M. Leedom


Melissa, also functions as Chief Operating officer of the Leedom Group of Companies.  She is a CPA and MBA with prior work experience at Vanguard and PricewaterhouseCoopers.