Cobbs Allen Continues to Grow

Dec 21, 2018 | News, People

Cobbs Allen has welcomed several new associates over the past few months – we are excited to have each one of them on our team and look forward to all they will achieve. Please join us in welcoming Jack Meikle, Jim Cooley, Melanie Hunter, Hunt Guyton, and Ben Campbell

Jack Meikle joined our Houston office as Risk Consultant. Jack comes with two years’ experience in the insurance industry and three years’ experience working Offshore North Sea. He currently serves as the Finance Director for the Young Risk Professionals of Houston. Jack graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a specialty in Global Energy Management.

Our Loss Control team welcomed Jim Cooley as Senior Loss Control Consultant. Jim has more than 18 years’ experience in the safety field – most recently serving as Compliance Assistance Specialist with OSHA. He is also retired from the U.S. Army with 21 years of active duty. Jim graduated from Columbia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health.

We welcomed Melanie Hunter to our Property & Casualty service team as a Junior Account Manager. Melanie has 10 years’ experience in insurance, beginning her career as a Senior Account Representative at State Farm; she most recently spent five years in the underwriting department at ProAssurance. Melanie is working to earn additional insurance designations including the RPLU and AINS.

Previous Loss Control Intern, Hunt Guyton, joined full-time as a Loss Control Consultant. Hunt has been interning with us for the last six months, and we are thrilled to have him on board permanently! He is a graduate from Jacksonville State University, where he studied Occupational Health and Safety Management.

The newest addition to our team, Ben Campbell, joins our Birmingham office as a Risk Consultant. Ben comes to Cobbs Allen after working in sales for AmerisourceBergen for more than 17 years, serving in B2B sales as an Account Manager, Sales Executive, and Regional Sales Manager. Outside of his career, he currently serves as the President and Chairman of the Board for Wise Guys Ministries. Ben graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion.


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.



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