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Tommy T. Martin Chair of Insurance

2004 Inductee Thomas C. (Tom) Gunnels

Tom is from Knoxville, TN.  He has a BBA degree from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter designation from the American College, and is a fellow of the Life Underwriters Training Council.  He is a retired agency manager with State Farm.

After 41½ years of service, Tom was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from State Farm at his retirement in 1995, and in a joint resolution by the Tennessee legislature; he was commended for his forty years of extraordinary service to the industry.

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