Cheryl D. Allen serves as the Disability Income Specialist for Guardian based in Jackson, Mississippi. Dedicated to providing financial professionals with the highest level of service and top tier products, she is responsible for all distribution of Guardian disability products in Mississippi, northern Louisiana, and west Tennessee. This veteran of the financial services industry specializes in case design, competitive analysis, and marketing ideas. As a passionate advocate for income protection, Cheryl helps advisors identify opportunities, package and sell the case, and ensures the case is underwritten promptly. She also enjoys conducting joint calls with other advisors and their clients.
A graduate from Brenau University with a bachelor degree in Chemistry and Biology, she also received a medical technology degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Cheryl and her husband, David married in 1981. Taking time to stay home and raise her children, Cheryl became very involved in numerous nonprofits. In 1990, Cheryl began her financial services career, recruited by David, to start her own practice. In 2017, Allen Financial Group partnered with Ashford Advisors, another firm of the Guardian, to grow business, open the door for new opportunity, and better serve clients and community.
Cheryl is a past board member of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) of Jackson and currently serves as a Regional Vice President of Mississippi. She has served as a board member of numerous organizations including the Jackson Cancer League and the Junior League of Jackson.
In her free time, Cheryl enjoys gardening and flower arranging, as well as spending time with her family. Cheryl and David are the proud parents of their two daughters, Courtney and Camille. Cheryl and her family are members of Northminster Baptist Church in Jackson, where she has served as a deacon.
Education, Training, Memberships
- Brenau University, Chemistry and Biology
- University of Mississippi Medical Center, Medical Technology
- National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), Regional VP, Mississippi
- Northminster Baptist Church
- Jackson Cancer League
- Junior League of Jackson
Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. Ashford Mississippi, LLC is an affiliate of Ashford Advisors an agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian). Ashford Advisors and Ashford Mississippi LLC are not affiliates or subsidiaries Guardian. Ashford Advisors and Ashford Mississippi LLC are not registered in any state or with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Registered Investment Advisor. Arkansas License #6397010