Broome Associates announces new equity partner, Lori Alala
Posted by Broome Associates on July 17, 2017
Broome Associates is honored to announce that Lori Alala has recently brought her talents as an equity partner to the Hickory-based independent insurance agency. Robert Broome, President of Broome Associates, affirmed, “Inviting Lori into our firm as an equity partner was an easy decision. Lori’s integrity, expertise and community involvement matches our agency culture. We believe in doing together what we can’t do alone, and we are excited to envision the positive impact Lori will have on so many of our current and prospective clients. Broome Associates is dedicated to the success of our community and we know Lori has an impactful role to play in this success.”
Mrs. Alala received her BSBA with a double major in Risk Management and Insurance and Real Estate and Urban Analysis from Appalachian State University. Upon graduating from ASU, Mrs. Alala began her career with a life and health insurance agency in Hickory, NC. In 1996, she was named Partner and specialized in the area of employee benefits. She focused on serving her clients by developing and implementing creative benefit plan designs, alternate financing arrangements, dedicated customer service and ACA compliance and education. In 2013, Mrs. Alala sold her ownership interest and opened the Northwestern Mutual office in downtown Hickory. As a Financial Representative and Agent, she worked closely with business owners, individuals and families to create financial security and mitigate economic risk.
Mrs. Alala is licensed in Life and Health, Medicare Supplements, Long Term Care and Securities. She has completed the National Association of Health Underwriters PPACA certification program, and has worked closely with employer clients regarding the impact of PPACA and ongoing industry challenges. She has served as the Chairman of the NCDOI Life and Health Agents Advisory Committee, a past President and current Board member for the Western Piedmont Association of Health Underwriters and a past Board member of NCAHU. She is a NAHU Honor Council recipient, a LPRT Soaring Eagle and she currently serves on the Brantley Risk & Insurance Board at Appalachian State University. A past President for Hickory High School PTA and past YMCA of Catawba Valley Volunteer of the Year, Mrs. Alala currently gives back to the community by serving as Chief Volunteer Officer for the YMCA CV Corporate Board. A mother of 4, she resides in Hickory with her husband, Eddie. Mrs. Alala enjoys running, water skiing and activities with family and friends.
Please contact Mrs. Alala in the Broome Associates office to partner with you in discovering creative Group Health plan designs, ACA compliance protections and HR technology solutions that will enhance your company and strengthen your bottom line.