Bank names insurance chief
Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 7:00 pm
Gail Dyer has been named president of First State Insurance.
First State Insurance was established in 2004 and offers a full line of insurance services including auto, business, homeowners, disability, life, renters and specialty lines.
Ms. Dyer has been employed by First State for the past five years. She has been working in the insurance industry since 1980 and her most current title was office manager for First State Insurance in Martin and Union City.
Ms. Dyer will be responsible for the management and development of the insurance division throughout Tennessee.
She attended the University of Tennessee at Martin for a two-year course in business administration.
Ms. Dyer is the manager and a member of the David Johnson Chorus and she lives in Dresden.
“We are extremely pleased to have Gail in this leadership role,” First State president and CEO John Clark said. “Her overall experience, extensive background, commitment to First State and outstanding customer service skills distinctively qualify her to lead these markets. Gail’s passion as well as community involvement, coupled with her strong management skills are great assets to First State and our customers.”
“I feel very excited about this new opportunity and look forward to the future and working with our Insurance team,” Ms. Dyer said. “First State is an organization that holds community values and at the same time offers its customers top products and service.”