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A certain key to achieving your long-term financial objectives is preparation. Your goal may be to fund your children’s college education, protect your family during your working years, or guarantee your own retirement security. These things won’t happen by accident. It’s important to determine what you’d like to achieve financially and then map out a strategy that will help you meet those goals. The good news is that it’s never too late to start.

Of course, preparing for your financial future can be intimidating. Fortunately, you don't have to do it alone. We are trained professionals who can help you identify your financial needs and then determine which insurance and financial products can best help you meet your objectives.

Timothy Ellen, LUTCF®

Financial Services Professional


“Hi, I'm Tim Ellen, and I've been blessed with a successful career in the insurance and financial services profession for over 30 years. Like many of my friends and clients, my life -and my solutions- centers around my family and the people, places and activities that I enjoy. I'd love to meet with you, explain what I do for my clients, and ask for an opportunity to earn your business.”

Tim is currently in his 35th year with the New York Life, and has completed 42 years in the profession as of February, 2024. He and his wife, Lisa, have been married since 1981, and the couple has been richly blessed with three children, two sons-in-law, two beautiful granddaughters and a dog named Moon Pie. Having made their home in LaGrange since 1984, the Ellens are active in the community and members of First Baptist Church on the Square.

Tim graduated from Auburn University in 1981 with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations. In addition, he has his Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow designation (LUTCF) and previously earned CLTC and ARPC designations.

In his New York Life career, Tim has been a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), a Qualifying and Life member of The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and earned “Rookie-of-the-Year” for New York Life’s Central Georgia General Office in 1990. He qualified in 2023 for his 34th consecutive New York Life council at Executive Council or higher, with last year’s honor coming at the President’s Council. He was also named to Forbes’ Top Financial Security Professionals “Best in State” listing for Georgia for the second straight year.

Tim is a Past President of New York Life’s Agents Advisory Council (AAC), a former member of the New York Life Foundation’s Community Impact Grants Committee and a former member of the company’s Political Involvement Leaders (PIL) team.

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