Family First Life Tri-State
An Integrity Company

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Company Culture

Our company culture reflects our core belief–putting family first. We prioritize everyone’s well-being by creating a virtuous cycle of winning. Our Clients, Agents, and Corporate Team are all rewarded because service is at the heart of what we do, and we do everything with heart.

Marc Meade


Marc began his insurance career in 2012 as an individual producer, leading from the front with impressive results. Deeply passionate about helping families, and approaching his work with ministerial zeal, led him to form his own highly successful agency. He firmly believes that all of his dreams can be realized through hard work, great mentorship and the ability to serve all types of people from every walk of life.

Tiffani L. Thompson

Contracting & Licensing Manager

Tiffani is responsible for managing and coordination of getting on-boarded with the company and making sure new and existing agents have all of their contracting documentation completed and up to date.

Maria Torres-Seda

Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations , Maria is responsible for streamlining the efficient functions of the office, providing daily support to agents, clients, and the internal team. Maria works to facilitate a positive and fun team culture while driving powerful working relationships.

Natasha Rapelye

Marketing Manager

Natasha’s main role in the marketing department is to enable it to operate efficiently and deliver the desired business outcomes through people, processes, tech, and data. While using strategic, creative thinking skills and organization – she’s the “engine” that drives results in the department.

Klara Volencova

Executive Assistant

Klara's skills and strong work ethic have qualified her to be our President's right-hand person. As Marc Meade's Personal Assistant Klara carries out executive administration tasks in our office and plays a key role with helping the President run our company smoothly. Klara's role with Tristate is an important part of our company's growth.

Rob Novack

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Rob is part of our ever-growing hiring department. His role is to bring new agents on board by communicating our aggressive compensation schedules and our dynamic training effectively. Rob's skills and passion about hiring makes his role at Tri-State  essential to the expansion of our company.

Vision Values

Lights, Camera, Execute

Everything we do is intentional and we believe in the ability to transform our words into reality. Our Vision Values exemplify our beliefs and office culture. We use these values daily, and pick a staff member to read one prior to every meeting we have. At the beginning of each month, we highlight one of the values and at the end of the month, we select an employee that exemplified the value the most.









(Love the verb) We greet one another with excitement. We take pride in embracing one another’s strengths and securing each other’s weaknesses. We believe in helping others to feel supported and appreciated. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no records of wrong. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, it always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. We believe Love conquers all.


We approach our business relationships with Integrity and adhere to the highest ethical principles in all that we do. We believe in pushing through adversity and driving high levels of performance. As leaders we recognize that when it comes to standards, it’s not what we preach, it’s what we tolerate. When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written if substandard performance has been accepted, and no one is held accountable, poor performance becomes the new standard. We will always do what is right; not what is easy, cheap, popular, or convenient.


We believe we should be filled with gratitude and appreciation, for it is an honor to have meaningful work serving others daily. We look for new ways and moments to say THANK YOU. We anticipate the needs of others around us. We find ways to be appreciative. Gratitude fuels generosity, and we want to live our lives from a place of generosity. We believe in being generous with our time and talents.


Happiness is an attitude; we either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong; the amount of work is the same. We believe work can be fun and we want to help others have fun. We believe that happy people are productive people and get more work done happily. We look for ways to put smiles on others’ faces. We look for ways to celebrate our team.


We go the extra mile for our teammates. The good of the team comes before the personal pride, comfort level, or agenda of any one individual. We believe in building TEAM leaders and seeing people, not for who they are, but for who they can become. We believe in rewarding people for excellence.


Serving others is at the heart of all that we do. We are passionate about offering world-class service and exceeding expectations. We believe with our whole being that helping others is a life fulfilled. We believe in business; we give to give.


We believe in deliverables. Getting things done and delivering them before deadlines. Dotting i’s and crossing t’s is not just a saying, it’s what we do, it’s who we are! We believe in the highest forms of accountability to who we serve; clients, agents, and each other. We communicate until there are no questions left unanswered and encourage others to do the same. We have “CAN DO” attitudes and we “FIND A WAY” not look to find excuses.