Chris Poynter is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and started his insurance career in 1989 with Provident Life and Accident, which became UnumProvident. Throughout a 13-year career, he was promoted to Senior Market Manager with responsibilities for Florida and all operations in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Southwest Illinois. After a short stay at Willis of Tennessee, Chris (along with Tony Stubbs and Drew Mann) founded Trinity Benefit Advisors because he wanted a best-in-class, independent-minded firm dedicated to his clients' best interests.
Chris' background has given him the opportunity to work with many large multi-state employers using many funding vehicles. Today, he enjoys using that knowledge to also bring large employer benefits to small and mid-sized employers.
Chris has won numerous industry and company awards throughout his career earning partners group and exceptional producer status. He is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and has been published in several industry publications.