Elizabeth E. Adams, CIC – Director of Personal Client Relationships
Elizabeth “Liz” Adams joined Kemmons Wilson in December of 2016 as a Senior Personal Lines Account Manager. Most recently, she has accepted the position of Director of Personal Client Relationships as a member of the Executive Management team. As director, she leads the personal lines division in support, risk management, service, new business development, and claims management. Since Liz has been with KWIG she and the team have grown the personal lines department by 150%.
Liz has been active in the insurance industry since 1993 when she started with her family business Voorheis/ Stevenson Insurance Agency and remained there until it was sold in 1998. In 1998 she started working as an account manager and producer for True Insurance agency in her native town of Ithaca, NY. She remained at True Insurance for 14 years and during her tenure she was part of a team that worked to convert to a “paperless” environment. Liz was also instrumental in helping the staff with training needs and coverage questions in the office. Liz enjoyed helping her co-workers whenever needed and mostly enjoyed her personal relationships with her clients. During the 14 years she served with this company she helped them achieve tremendous growth. From there, Liz continued as a personal lines account manager with Baily Place Insurance in Cortland, NY. In the 3 years she was with Baily Place, Liz was an integral part of Baily Place’s growth as they expanded into several locations throughout the area. Liz moved to Memphis in the fall of 2016 when her husband accepted a job in the area. At that time, Liz was fortunate to accept a position with Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group.
Liz graduated from Tompkins Cortland Community College, in Dryden, NY with a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. She holds her Certified Insurance Counselor designation from The National Alliance for Insurance and Education and Research.
Liz enjoys volunteering with local food pantries, homeless shelters, as well as giving time wherever needed in the local community. She has served on many insurance company service boards, as well as the treasurer for the parent teachers’ organizations where her children attended.
Liz also enjoys photography, swimming, working out, and spending time with her husband of 26 years, Jason. She and Jason enjoy visiting their 2 children Katylyn and Jeremi who live in New York City and Chicago.