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Tom Posey is an Agent for Tarpon Blue Insurance Advisors, LLC. Tom brings over 28 years of Sales and Sales Management success to our team. He has 15 years of experience in the Insurance and Financial Services industry serving as an Agent, Agency Manager, and Registered Financial Advisor in the State of Texas. As Agency Manager for Texas Farm Bureau Insurance in Victoria County, Texas, he managed the increase in annual sales premium from $4.2 million to over $8.5 million during his tenure. Posey has held Property and Casualty, Life and Health, Series 7, 66, and 63 licenses and is currently licensed to do business in Texas and Florida.
Tom began his sales career in 1989 at a small Chevrolet Dealership in Central Texas as a part time summer job. In 1991, he was offered the position of General Sales Manager and maintained a substantial growth in unit sales and revenue during his tenure. He was chosen for Chevrolet Motor Division’s Society of Sales Executives ranking for 10 consecutive years. When the dealership sold to new ownership in 2001, Tom took a position at the local Farm Bureau office as a Career Agent and was later named New Life Agent of the Year for the entire State of Texas in his second year with them. He was promoted to Agency Manager in Victoria County, Texas with Farm Bureau in 2009, where he consistently earned top sales achievement awards and incentives.
Posey currently holds the position of President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) for the Texas Gulf Coast region. Tom has served on the board of directors for many years and has earned the “Tribute of Excellence”, one of NAIFA’s highest honors. He also graduated from NAIFA’s Leaders in Life Institute (LILI) leadership program. Posey has earned several insurance related designations through The American College, including Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow (LUTCF), and Financial Services Specialist (FSS). He has served as moderator for many of these classes, teaching new Agents to be good Agents.
Whether it be Our Agents or Our Insureds, Tom has a passion for the insurance and financial services business and helping people succeed. He is proud to be a part of the Tarpon Blue Team.