Don graduated from Texas Tech in 1988 and spent the next 11 years putting his Landscape Architecture degree to work with design build firms around Lubbock and Irving. He transitioned into Financial Planning in 1999 with A. G. Edwards, receiving his Series 7, 63, 65 and Life & Health license. After a short time with Morgan Stanley, Don was recruited by Allstate in 2001 as an Exclusive Financial Specialist (EFS) where he partnered with EAs for the next 14 years. In that position, he specialized in Asset Management, Business Continuation strategies and Estate Planning with 401(k) Plans, Simple Plans, Partnership Agreements and Key-Person Protection policies. Transitioning to the Allstate Benefits side in 2015, Don continues to help his agent partners meet their ALR goals while bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to TAG.