Tom has over 50 years of experience in the insurance industry, including serving as President of Southwestern Life Insurance Company, Universal Fidelity Life Insurance Company, Vice President of Conseco Medical Insurance Company, and Great Southern Life Insurance Company. Tom also served for over a decade as an adjunct professor for the University of Texas at Arlington, Graduate School of Finance.
Pat was the publisher of The Monitor, the official newspaper of Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. She also built and ran an FM radio station in the Albuquerque area. Her passion for customer service comes from her ownership of multiple Baskin-Robbins and Quizno’s Sub franchises. She currently owns and operates Shalako Southwestern Arts and enjoys sharing her experience and knowledge with teenagers as a substitute teacher.
Alan has established himself as an expert in the creation of insured programs. His expertise comes from over 30 years in the insurance industry. He has served as a claims adjuster, reinsurance claims manager, underwriter (Lloyd’s of London Syndicate) and marketing manager. For the past eight years, Alan has run his own insurance agency specializing in program development.
- Vice President
John is an innovator in the credit card processing industry. He currently serves as Senior Manager for Direct Solutions International. Prior to entering the credit card processing industry, John was instrumental in the operation and marketing of the motivational seminars of his uncle, Zig Ziglar.
- Executive Director
Gail has nearly 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. In 1990, Gail established LIFE Association with the hope of bettering lives by providing medical, financial and wellness education and resource programs to members. Outside of work, Gail has previously worked with the March of Dimes, the El Paso Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way.
Dawna began her career as a staffer in the Arizona State Senate, working on the Commerce, Labor, Insurance and Banking Committee. She went on to serve as a lobbyist for insurance companies and was the youngest ever head of a state agency in Arizona (the Arizona Automobile Theft Prevention Authority). After leaving Arizona in 1995, she co-founded International Med-Care. She’s now the Executive Director of LIFE Community Enrichment.
Cheryl has over 25 years of Executive Administrative Operational experience. Cheryl oversees operational policies and procedures, day-to-day operations, preparation of operational and management reports, and overall account planning, and maintenance. Cheryl ensures compliance on a company, state, and federal level, and drives sustainable company growth. She is responsible for the management of onboarding and implementation of new clients. She also oversees existing accounts, post-launch.