Chris Collins serves as a Senior Advisor Consultant of Osaic Life for Highland Capital Brokerage. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Collins specializes in leveraging the tax advantages of life insurance in estate and retirement planning, business continuation, and wealth transfer strategies. Long-term care planning has become an increasingly integral focus of his work with advisors. He partners with financial professionals to understand their clients’ insurance needs and provide comprehensive strategies to help them reach their financial goals.
Before joining Highland, Collins served as Vice President of Sales for National Brokerage. In this position, he focused on advanced life insurance case design and strategic growth initiatives for key accounts.
Collins worked closely with independent insurance professionals, P&C firms, employee benefits firms, trust companies, CPA firms, wealth managers, and banks to deliver life insurance strategies for their target markets.
In a previous role as the Life Brokerage Manager at The Milner Group, Collins managed a team of brokerage professionals, overseeing internal wholesalers, case managers, underwriters, and licensing and commissions specialists. His collaboration with top producers involved developing marketing, case design, and underwriting strategies to ensure optimal products and pricing for their clients.
Collins earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and marketing from the University of Kentucky, where he was also a four-year letterman on the swim team. Collins enjoys cheering for the Wildcats, playing golf, exercising, and woodworking. He and his wife, Casey, reside in Suwanee, Ga., with their three daughters.
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