Brett Fowler, REBC

Executive Vice President-Employee Benefits

Brett Fowler is a Vice President and Partner of Northeast Georgia’s largest and oldest independent insurance agency, Turner Wood & Smith Insurance. He joined the agency in 2008 upon graduating from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business with a major in Risk Management and Insurance. He specializes in individual and group Employee Benefits. Brett has been a very active member of the Hall County community since moving back to Gainesville in 2008. He has served on many civic and non profit boards and committees including: the Gainesville Jaycees, United Way, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Advisory Board, and Georgia Mountain Food Bank. He and his wife, Laura, and their two children, Banks and Wells, are members of Gainesville First United Methodist Church.

Gainesville Jaycees – Past-President (member since 2008 and board member from 2010-2016). 2010 & 2011 Gainesville Jaycees Director of the Year, 2012 Officer of the Year

United Way of Hall County – 2015-2016 Campaign Chair and current Board Member (has served on the Campaign Cabinet since 2012 as well as serving as the Committee Lead Chair for the United Way Young Leaders Society)

Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce – Board Member since 2016, current Vice Chair – Membership, 2011-2012 Leadership Hall
Graduate, and 2012-2013 Associate Director

Main Street Advisory Board – Current Chairman (board member since 2011)

Georgia Mountain Food Bank Board – 2013-Present

Gainesville First United Methodist Church – 2015-2017 Council Lay Leader, 2016 & 2017 Stewardship Chairman

2012 Insurance Professionals of Gainesville Insurance Man of the Year

2015 North Atlanta Business Post 40 under 40

2015 Best and Brightest 40 under 40 Georgia Association of Health Underwriters

2016 Georgia Trend 40 Under 40

2016 Gus Whalen Young Philanthropist Award Recipient

2017 Employee Benefit Adviser Magazine Rising Star in Advising

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