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Tommy T. Martin Chair of Insurance

2014 Inductee John Sample

Sample continues a 65-year career in the insurance industry as general agent emeritus with the Mass Mutual Financial Group in Knoxville. He has qualified for the industry’s Million Dollar Round Table for more than 50 years and previously served as president of the Knoxville Association of Life Underwriters and Knoxville General Agency Management.

Sample has been actively involved in the Knoxville community for decades, serving as president of the Knoxville Civitan Club, on the Board of Governors for the University of Tennessee and on the boards of directors of multiple area banks.

Mr. Tommy Martin
Dr. Dave Wood,
Martin Chair of Insurance
Rebecca Darden,
Program Coordinator