Insurance agent completes CIC designation
Posted: Monday, November 10, 2008 11:24 am
The Messenger 11.10.08
Joseph Brasher, insurance agent of First State in Union City, has successfully completed the education requirements of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.
To earn this prestigious designation, Brasher attended five courses covering all phases of the insurance business and passed five comprehensive examinations.
Additionally, the National Alliance requires annual attendance in the program to maintain the designation.
Brasher has been employed with First State Insurance since 2006 and has been involved in the financial service industry for over five years. He believes the insurance profession is best served by those who acquire and maintain a high standard of professionalism.
First State Insurance is a subsidiary of First State Bank, which is owned by Community First Bancshares, a holding company headquartered in Union City. First State Insurance has offices in Brownsville, Martin, Milan, Jackson, Medina, Henderson, Humboldt and Union City.
Community First Bancshares also operates a mortgage company, a specialized ag services division, an employee benefits division, investment services, a consumer finance company and an indirect auto financing division at various locations across the state. The banking company, which currently has assets totaling over $1.2 billion, has offices in Davidson, Dyer, Gibson, Haywood, Henderson, Knox, Madison, Obion, Robertson, Shelby, Sumner, Tipton and Weakley counties. Its metropolitan markets include Collierville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Jackson, Knoxville and Nashville.