Two members of the Alfa Insurance Hall of Fame have been selected to lead the company’s marketing efforts in north and south Alabama.
Alfa Executive Vice President of Marketing Al Dees named David Christenberry regional marketing vice president for south Alabama and Tim Timmons regional marketing vice president for north Alabama.
“In making these appointments, we focused on experience, knowledge of the insurance industry, proven long-term track records, loyalty to Alfa and the ability to buildâ€¨successful teams and lead them to be winners,” Dees said. “These two men are truly among the most respected leaders in our field force, and we are confident in theirâ€¨abilities to motivate Alfa’s Alabama sales teams.”â€¨
A native of Fayette, Ala., and an Auburn University graduate, Christenberry joined Alfa in 1977 as an agent. He became a district manager in 1978.
Timmons grew up in Fort Payne, Ala., and is a graduate of Faulkner University. He joined Alfa in 1987 as an agent and was promoted to district manager in 1988.
Christenberry and Timmons both say they are optimistic about Alfa’s future and agree that personalized service distinguishes Alfa from other insurance companies.â€¨
“Alfa employees are caring people who are really concerned about an individual’s needs, and we all look for opportunities to take care of those needs,” Timmons said.â€¨
“Even though Alfa is a large company, we treat our employees and clients like family,” Christenberry added.
Timmons is a former Alabama area vice president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He and wife, Janet Lynn, live in Centre, Ala.,â€¨where they attend the First Methodist Church. They have one son, Kaylor, 27.
Christenberry is past president of the Central Alabama chapter of NAIFA and past president of the Central Alabama chapter of the General Agents and Managers Association (GAMA). He and his wife Barbara live in Montgomery and are active members of Frazer United Methodist Church. They have two sons, John, 30, and Brad, 27.