Tim has been working in the Employee Benefit industry for 28 years. He joined the Russ Blakely and Associates team in September 2017. He works with his clients to find the highest quality benefits plans while working to reduce, or stabilize, their costs. He also collaborates with his clients to bring knowledge and innovation to their comprehensive benefit offerings and appreciates building long-term relationships and partnerships. Tim’s experience with fully insured and self-funded plans has allowed him to work with clients ranging in size from three employees to six thousand employees, in industries such as local government, health care, manufacturing, higher education, religious organizations, and financial services.
Tim began his insurance career with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee serving in multiple managerial roles in Provider Contracting. Before joining RBA 2017, Tim was a partner with local independent insurance agency, Insurity Group LLC, and lead the Employee Benefits division for 13 years.
Tim grew up in Chattanooga and earned his degree in Business at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Tim and his wife Libby live in Chattanooga and have two daughters, Chloe and Emily.