Parker Rains Named Senior VP Of Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Parker Rains
Parker Rains

Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, Inc., one of the largest bank-owned agencies in the United States, on Wednesday announced the promotion of Parker Rains to senior vice president and head of the firm’s Nashville office. 

Mr. Rains joined the firm in 2009 as a business insurance consultant for Fisher Brown Bottrell’s Destin, Fl. office. In 2013, he was promoted to vice president, and in 2014, he moved to Tennessee to open the firm’s Nashville office.

As senior vice president, Mr. Rains will continue overseeing all aspects of the Nashville office, which now covers the Tennessee and Alabama markets, as well as managing the office and its staff. He will also be responsible for mentoring and coaching the sales team to ensure they met their sales and production goals. 

“Parker has been in the top 10 percent of new insurance sales at the agency since 2009,” said Scott Woods, president of Fisher Brown Bottrell. “He’s incredibly motivated and provides his clients with undivided attention, offering concierge-level attention and risk management services. We look forward to his continued success.” 

Insurance Business magazine named Mr. Rains to its 2017 Young Guns list, which recognizes 55 men and women under the age of 35 who have made their mark in the insurance business. 

A Tennessee native, Mr. Rains was born in Chattanooga and attended the Baylor School. He graduated from Auburn University in 2004.



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