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Jim French, CLU, ChFC
Managing Member, Licensed Agent
Jim is a long-time insurance professional, amassing over 47 years of experience at all levels of the business. He is the founder and retired CEO of Cornerstone National Insurance Company, an insurance company based in Columbia, MO.
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, and most importantly, Carol's husband of 49 years.
David French, CPCU
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 in almost every role in the industry. He is the proud dad of two beautiful daughters (8 and 5 years old), and proud to be Jenelle's husband.
Neil started in the insurance industry as an IT professional right out of college, and has worked for over 20 years in the business. He was the product manager at Cornerstone for several years, where he oversaw the complex pricing for the company. Neil enjoys working with our clients to find the best solution to their needs.
A (mostly) lifelong Columbian, Neil graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia. He is the happy and busy father of triplet 11-year old boys, and proud to be Jenny's husband.
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