My Team

I take client service very seriously. So does my staff. Together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.

Amanda Leigh Player

Amanda Leigh Player

Director of Insurance Operations and Services
Office 903-230-7241

Amanda grew up in Texarkana, TX, where she graduated in 2003 from Pleasant Grove. From there, she attended Henderson State Univeristy on a volleyball scholarship, and several years later earned a masters degree from Lamar Univeristy. After being in the education profession for 12 years, she decided to make a career change and joined Colby's team in June 2019.

Amanda does many things in Colby's office. She leads the insurance department by navingating clients throughout the application  and underwriting process, as well as communicating with Home Office underwriters. She also works as Colby's assistant which includes calendar management and client scheduling. In Colby's office, she is the go to for client services and account maintenace.

In her free time, she enjoys being with her family at their home in Diana, TX. She is usually chasing around her 2 children, Nolan (7) and Macy (4).


Taylor Tumlinson

Taylor Tumlinson

Financial Representative Assistant
Office 903-230-7241

Taylor grew up in Portland, TX (just north of Corpus Christi). After high school, she attended Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Taylor grew up singing, songwriting, playing guitar and performing, so after graduation, she decided to move to Nashville to further her music career. She spent almost 5 years in the music industry, as well as maintaining a Social Media Marketing career, before moving to East Texas where her now husband was born and raised. They were married in October of 2022, and she now calls Longview, TX “home”.  Taylor decided to make an exciting change and joined Colby’s team in September of 2022.

In her free time she enjoys continuing her music career, exercising, being anywhere on the water, spending time with her family and close friends, her husband, Ben, and their dog, Hutch.

Jennifer Jean Reed

Jennifer Jean Reed

Investment Operations Associate
Office 903-439-4829

A 1997 graduate of Sulphur Bluff ISD with over 16 years of retail industry experience, Jennifer grew up in the small town of Dike, Texas.  She runs our investment operations by processing new accounts, helps process retirement distributions, and coordinating transfers and rollovers.

She now lives in Sulphur Springs where she has 12 nieces/nephews that keep her busy on her days off.

Colby Bryan Dickson

Colby Bryan Dickson, RICP®

Financial Advisor

  • Office 903-230-7241
  • Fax 903-730-9301


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