MEET OUR TEAM
The families we protect and the families of our agents are our #1 priority.
Marc J. Meade
FFL Vice President/ Agency Owner
Marc J Meade is a steadfast Christ believer and leans on the Understanding of the Lord to start every single morning of his life. Marc lives by the Verse in Matthew 6:33 "But seek first the Kingdom and his Righteousness, and all these other things will be given to you as well. Mark Joseph Meade was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey. Marc attended Johnson & Wales University and received his BA in Marketing and AS in Culinary Arts Marc is married to the love of his life, Robin Renee Meade and they have two children, a boy Emmanuel Josiah Meade and a girl, Juliana Kristen Meade. Marc started in the insurance industry in June 2012 and has been with Family First Life since January 2014. Family First Life has given Marc an outlet to help families day in and day out which is a passion of his. In working with agents in the field to protect families and protecting families himself, Marc looks at his career as ministry unto the Lord. With an insatiable desire to be successful, Marc believes that all his dreams can be realized through great mentor-ship, hard work, and the ability to serve all types of people from all walks of life.
Tiffani L. Thompson
Tiffani L. Thompson is the office manager for Family First Life Tri-State and has been with the company since 2012. She is responsible for facilitating the efficient function of the office and also specializes in application guidelines, submitting, scrubbing and pending business. Tiffani's role is key to our organization and helps every department perform at their best.
Andrew Pierre is part of our ever growing hiring department. Andrew has been with Family First Life Tri-State since March 2016. His role as Hiring Manager is to bring new agents on board by communicating our aggressive compensation schedules and our dynamic training effectively. Andrew's role at Tri-State is essential to the expansion of our company.
John Small is part of our ever-growing hiring department. John has been with Family First Life Tri-State since November 2017. His role as Hiring Manager is to bring new agents on board by communicating our aggressive compensation schedules and our dynamic training effectively. John's role at Tri-State is essential to the expansion of our company.
Leslie Reina is part of our ever-growing hiring department. Leslie has been with Family First Life Tri-State since January 2018. As agency liaison, Leslie's responsibility is to equip the agents in the field with the tools they need to succeed. With Leslie's help, each agent will grow and become more powerful in the field.
Natasha Rapelye joined the Family First Life team in November 2016. Natasha's leadership skills and strong work ethic have qualified her to be our Vice President's right hand person. As Marc Meade's Personal Assistant Natasha carries out executive administration tasks in our office and plays a key role with helping the VP run our business smoothly. Natasha's role with Tristate is an important part of our company's growth.
Contracting Manager & Lead Liason
Shari Sumter is the newest addition to our agency as contracting manager/lead liaison for our agents at Family First Life Tri-State. Shari has been part of our team since February 2018. She manages all contracts and lead plans for our agents in the field and is an essential support role in contributing to their success.