Fred Phelps

Director of Business Development

Fred began his insurance career in December 1966 with Gulf Life Insurance Company after serving 4 1/2 years in the US Navy, over two years of which were aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga.

Fred worked 6 1/2 years with Gulf Life Insurance Company, moving into management very quickly after having very impressive sales results as a producer.

Fred went to work with Florida Farm Bureau in 1973 and built a very successful agency before departing in 1983, and  partnered with Tom Doxsee, in what became Doxsee-Phelps Insurance Agency.  He was promoted to Senior VP in charge of sales and marketing. Fred left Doxsee-Phelps in 1993 and worked in marketing for different insurance companies until August 1998 when he was hired by FAIA as the Marketing Director, and has had 20+ wonderful years working for this great association.