InVEST® is pleased to announce it has appointed David Hale, president, founder and owner of Trusted Choice® agency Hale & Associates, Inc. in Fairbanks, Alaska, to its national board.
Since founding Hale & Associates in 2007 after previously serving as president & CEO of insurance company Willis of Alaska, Hale has served as president of the Alaska Independent Agents & Brokers for two separate terms and is the current Big “I” national director from the Last Frontier state.
“David brings almost 30 years of experience as an independent insurance agent, company executive and association leader to the InVEST leadership,” says Robert G. Slocum, InVEST board chair and president of The Slocum Agency, Inc., an independent agency in Warwick, Rhode Island. “We look forward to continuing to work with him to develop InVEST in Alaska and across the country.”
An active business, civic and community leader, Hale was the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, School of Management 2013 Business Leader of the Year and is active in the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and various trade associations. He also generously gives time and financial support to youth sports, coaching basketball and co-chairing both the School Bond committee and the Breast Cancer Detection Center.