Troy Allen works with business owners and families to help them achieve their short- and long-term financial goals through such strategies as business succession planning, buy-sell agreements and retirement planning.
Troy joined GFG Strategic Advisors in 2009 as an agent licensed to sell life and health insurance. Since then, he has earned his FINRA Series 6 and Series 63 licenses, as well as life, health, and variable licenses. Troy is currently licensed in Georgia and South Carolina. During the firm’s affiliation with New York Life, Troy earned several recognitions, including New York Life's Rookie of the Year for 2009, as well as several sales-leader recognitions from 2009 (based on sales).
Prior to joining GFG Strategic Advisors, Troy served as the assistant vice president and branch manager at Citizens Bank of Effingham, heading up day-to-day operations, managing the institution’s 25 employees and overseeing consumer and commercial lending.
Born in Savannah, Ga., and raised in Effingham County, Troy is active in his community. He is a life-long member of Springfield United Methodist Church and a current member of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce. Troy is a former board member of United Way of Effingham County and served on the Springfield City Council for five years.
Troy earned his Bachelor degree in Business Management from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. He currently resides in Clyo, Ga., with his wife, Jinci, and their twin sons, Jax and Jennings.