Brooks joins First State Insurance
Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:01 pm
Phil Brooks is the newest member of the First State Insurance team in Martin. Brooks joined First State in 2005 serving the banking division as a credit analyst.
As a member of the First State Insurance team, Brooks will be responsible for developing client relations in First State’s West Tennessee market.
Brooks is a graduate of Westview High School and the University of Tennessee at Martin with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
He has previously worked as a service manager for Vincent Implements, Inc., office manager and assistant administration for Home Health Care Inc., quality auditor for Dura Automotive, and credit analyst for First State Bank.
Brooks joins an insurance team consisting of Paula Bell, Paula Brewer, Gail Crawford, Kelly Freeman and Emily Wiley. This group of experienced insurance professionals have 80-plus combined years of experience and service in the insurance industry.
Brooks is a member of the Martin Optimist Club and member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Martin. He is married to Bret and they have two children.
“Phil has been an employee of First State for almost six years. He is well established in the industry of financial services and business knowledge and will be a true asset to our Insurance team,” said Bob Harrison, president of First State Insurance.
“Phil has satisfaction of customers as his first priority.
He has confidence that his customers will benefit from the services First State Insurance offers and wants to ensure that customers have that opportunity.
He is a native of Martin and has strong family ties to Weakley County. He is committed to improving the community by the use of all First State resources where possible. We are truly excited to have Phil as part of our Insurance team.”
“I am truly excited about this new opportunity to work with First State Insurance. I have worked as a credit analyst for First State over the past five years and I am very happy to continue my work with First State in Martin. First State is a unique company, offering an array of financial products and services that make it easy for customers to do business,” said Brooks.
“I am looking forward to continuing to serve the community of Martin as part of the First State Insurance team.