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).


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.

Jamie Carmack

Jamie Carmack, CFP®, RICP®

Financial Representative
Mobile 817-781-4811

Jamie grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area where he attended the University of Texas at Arlington on an academic scholarship.  Soon after college he met and married his wife of 20 plus years, Michelle.  Together they have one son, Caleb who currently attends Grace Community High School in Tyler. 

Jamie has been in the financial industry within the investment realm for over 20 years.  Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual he worked as a branch manager for both Scottrade and TD Ameritrade where he managed a team of advisors at multiple locations.  With a desire to be at the center of his client’s financial lives and to further the value he can offer to his client relationships, Jamie earned his Certified Financial Planner® designation in October of 2020.

Jamie is responsible for preparing and updating financial plans while working with Colby to assist our clients in protecting the things that matter most to them and to help them prepare for a secure financial future.


Colby Bryan Dickson, RICP®

Financial Advisor

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


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