Cindy V. Gentry is president of BBA Life Brokerage, an independent life and annuity brokerage agency. Gentry began her insurance career in 1980 as a service representative in the group health business. She moved to Texas in 1982, where she first took a position with a small health brokerage, before moving on to personal production. Gentry has been in marketing and management with Brown & Brown Associates, P.C. since 1987.
An active member of Corpus Christi Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors since 1989, Gentry has served on the board and executive committees and, in 1996, as president of the local chapter. She is a member of the Society of Financial Services Professionals (FSP) and was presented the “Agent of the Year” award in 1997. She is also a member of the Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council.
Gentry has served as Education Chair of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA), as well as board member in 2000 and on the executive committee in 2001. In 2004, she was appointed chair for NAILBA. In 2007, Gentry was presented with the inaugural NAILBA Education Excellence Award. She is currently serving as the 2014 Chair on the board of Life Happens.
Outside of Gentry’s professional pursuits, she is active with several community organizations including serving on the executive committee for Coastal Bend Youth Top Soccer and as committee chair for the local Cub Scouts.
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