CGA's Licensed Agents, from left to right:
Jim French, CLU, ChFC
Jim is a long-time insurance professional, amassing over 43 years of experience at all levels of the business. He is the founder and retired CEO of Cornerstone National Insurance Company, an insurer based in Columbia.
When Jim retired as CEO of Cornerstone, he quickly realized that he did not want to stay retired very long. He decided he wanted to build another business, this time working with people directly on their needs by putting his years of experience to work protecting peoples' assets.
Jim is a graduate of Truman State University and has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. He is the proud grandpa of five awesome grandchildren.
Carol is Centennial's resident accounting expert, customer service rep, and special project guru. She has several years of insurance experience working at Cornerstone Finance Company.
Carol is a Truman State University and Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville graduate (Master of Science in Speech Pathology). She is the proud Nana to five wonderful grandchildren.
Jenny is Centennial's indispensable office manager, customer service rep, and producer. She has over ten years of insurance experience, most of which as a Claims Adjuster. Jenny has handled some very tough claims over the years and knows the value of treating people the right way.
Jenny is a graduate of the University of Missouri, a proud Columbian, and mom to triplet boys.
David French, CPCU, API, ARe, MBA
David has been working in the insurance business since he was 16 years old, starting in the mail room. He has since spent his entire working career in the insurance business, and enjoys working on his clients' behalf.
A graduate of the University of Missouri and Stephens College (MBA), David is a proud Columbian. He has earned his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, which has only been awarded to less than 5% of insurance industry employees.
David has fifteen years of full time insurance experience, most recently as a Marketing Manager for an insurance company. He is the proud dad of two daughters.