Qualifications

Earning your trust and respect is the first step in helping you. Of course, that can only come ultimately from providing you, your business, and your employees excellent service.

Dennis has spent most of his life as a resident of Tucson, Arizona. After graduating from Amphitheater High School, he served his country in the United States Navy aboard Nuclear Fast Attack and Polaris Submarines. He also served a short time on the Battleship USS New Jersey.

He attended the University of Arizona and at the age of 20, entered the insurance business. He served as the General Manager in Southern Arizona for the Principal Financial Group from 1975 to 1999.  During that period, the Agency won numerous production and service awards. Dennis currently serves as a Finanial Sevices representative with Mass Mutual Financial Group serving Southern Arizona.

Dennis has continually strived to continue his education in order to better serve his clients' changing needs and he has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant designations (ChFC).  As a Mass Mutual Financial Group Financial Services Representative, he is licensed in Arizona to sell Life and Health insurance, Variable Annuities, Mutual Funds/Securities and Annuities.

Dennis has always been very active in the Insurance and Financial Services Professional communities serving as President of both the Tucson and Arizona Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He has been awarded both the Tucson and Arizona "Agent of the Year." In 1994, the 100,000 member National organization elected him to serve on the National Board of Directors and in September of 2000, he was installed as the National President of The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

Dennis has also served his community serving on the Palo Verde Hospital Board of Directors as well as the University of Arizona Planning Council. He is currently the Vice chair on the YMCA Foundation Board as well as the SAHBA  Advisory council.  Dennis has been married to Jeanie for 42 years and they have 3 children(Heather 38, Pamela 35 and Alex 25). Alex is currently working on his Masters degree at the University of Arizona. To introduce you to our firm, please review the background and qualifications of our founder, Dennis R. Merideth, CLU, ChFC.