MONTGOMERY, Ala., January 19, 2021 — Alfa Insurance® Executive Vice President of Administration Scott Forrest has announced the promotion of Julie Parish to Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer. Parish most recently served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer.
Parish began her career at Alfa Insurance in 1994 as an internal auditor. Throughout her tenure, she has held several important roles within Alfa’s Accounting Department. In her new role, Parish will be responsible for leading all Accounting Department operations including internal and statutory financial reporting and analysis for Alfa’s P&C and Life Companies; corporate budgeting and capital modeling; catastrophe reinsurance; and Alfa’s financial systems.
“Julie will work to strengthen the Accounting Department as a team, as well as work to develop financial systems for Alfa that will allow the company to flourish,” Forrest said. “Her experience throughout Alfa’s Accounting Department speaks volumes to her ability to lead her team and make vital decisions in regard to finances and budget.”
Parish said she’s thankful for the opportunity to help Alfa reach new heights as the company continues to grow.
“I hope to reach new successes in our Accounting Department as we work toward our goals together,” Parish said.
Parish is a graduate of Troy University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She later received a Juris Doctorate from Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and is a Certified Public Accountant and attorney.
Alfa and its affiliates provide insurance and other financial services in 11 states. Alfa Life Insurance Co. currently has more than $30 billion in force, and Alfa’s property and casualty companies service more than 1 million policies. There are nearly 400 Alfa service centers with more than 2,500 people dedicated to serving customers needs. For more information, visit AlfaInsurance.com. Founded by the Alabama Farmers Federation in 1946, the company celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2021.