About Cobbs Allen

Cobbs Allen is an independent risk management and insurance brokerage firm providing market leading service in traditional commercial insurance, employee benefits, alternative risk financing, and structured solutions.

Cobbs Allen can meet the demands of its clients without the same outside pressures public firms experience. This allows us to consistently provide innovative and creative solutions to enhance our clients’ experience. Over the past 10 years, Cobbs Allen has grown to handle $350MM in premiums and rank in the top 50 privately held firms in the country.

Our Mission

To always be out front for our clients, our employees, and our community.


Our Values

to creatively rethink problems to arrive at new solutions

to do our very best each day for our company and our clients

to relate the big picture and how our individual decisions affect the whole to our daily decisions

to put the needs of our clients and each other above our own

to empower each employee of our firm and our clients to make decisions

Leadership Team

Grantland Rice III


Margaret Ann Pyburn

Executive Vice President,
Personal Insurance

Bruce Denson Jr.


Josh Kirklin

Senior Vice President
Houston Office

Grantland Rice IV

Chief Operating Officer

Bo Hartsfield

Executive Vice President,
Employee Benefits

Executive Committee

Bruce Denson Jr.


Bo Hartsfield

Executive Vice President
Employee Benefits

Grantland Rice IV

Chief Operating Officer

Katie Langley

Executive Vice President
Human Resources & Client Services

Chris Trotter

Chief Financial Officer

Marye Beasley Kohn

Director of Commercial Lines

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Cobbs Allen is a national independent agency focused on risk management in niche practice groups. We deliver commercial insurance, employee benefits, personal insurance, and alternative risk financing services to our clients. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, the firm is ranked in the top 100 of privately held brokerage firms and the top 100 of all U.S. brokerage firms.



115 Office Park Drive
Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35223


2121 Sage Road
Suite 145
Houston, TX 77056

New Orleans

909 Poydras
Suite 2260
New Orleans, LA 70112


305 S 5th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901

Kansas City

4149 Pennsylvania
Suite 202,
Kansas City, MO. 64111


123 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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