Lou Smith, President & CEO started Accountfirst, Inc in August 2003. Lou entered the insurance and financial services industry in May 1985 upon graduation from the University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky. After founding and selling his original agency, Accountfirst Insurance Services to a Fortune 100 company in July 2003, Accountfirst, Inc. was founded in August 2003 to create a National Marketing Organization capitalizing on the many industry relationships previously forged. Accountfirst, Inc. today works with agencies and brokers across the United States, striving to follow the company motto of, “We Make the Complex Simple”
Aaron East, Vice President of Accountfirst, Inc. is the driving force in our marketing, broker training and recruitment, and new business processing protocols. Drawing on past experiences in similar industries has equipped Aaron for his current position. Aaron who joined Accountfirst, Inc in Jan 2016 is a most vital part of the team. Aaron is the rain maker of Accountfirst, Inc.
Taylor Karsner Assistant Vice President, joined Accountfirst, Inc in August 2017. Previously, Taylor was in a management position with a National PEO Marketing Firm for 14 years whose responsibilities included coordination of submissions, underwriting, marketing, onboarding, and client services. Taylor, who also holds the 220 license, along with her vast experience is a welcome addition to Accountfirst, Inc team.
Cindy Walker, Office Manager has been with Accountfirst, Inc for the past 10 years. Cindy is the go to for client enrollments and any “issues” which seem to arise on a daily basis with clients. Isn’t that what every office manager is supposed to be! Not to mention she is also the office mother, dispensing justice that only a Mom know how to do!