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Sutter Smith, Senior Manager Mid South Territory


Senior Manager | Mid South

601.506.3883  |


Sutter completed his B.B.A. from Jackson State University in 1984 and, that same year, made his final career move by joining Penn Global Marketing. Having shown an incredible work ethic and propensity to lead people, Sutter was regularly promoted. Now, as a Senior Regional Manager and part of the Executive Council, he leads a team of managers and agents, setting the standards for all to follow. The great Steve Jobs once said your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life, and based on the success stories in the Mid South Region, Sutter has not wasted a single minute. 

Tim Bell, Manager Mid South Territory


Manager | Mid South

601.668.2822  |

Tim grew up in small-town Mississippi (Mound Bayou, MS), where he learned the value of hard work, team play, and education. In high school (J.F.K.), Tim was a four-year letterman in football and baseball. In 1985 Tim attended Jackson State University, where he studied biology and was a member of the J.S.U. Cheerleader squad (tumbler) for two years. After Graduation, Tim joined the Spring Air Corporation and worked there for two years. In 1990 he started his career with Penn Global Marketing in the instant issue division, and since then, Tim has managed two divisions in the company; disability and life. Presently Tim serves as Branch Manager in the Jackson, MS office. He has won several Presidents Club with the company and is also a Founding Member of Penn Global Marketing.


James Redwine, Manager Mid South Territory


Manager | Mid South

404.368.9198  |

James grew up in a military family and graduated from high school in Mannheim, Germany, then attended Eastern Washington University and pledged Lambda Chi Alpha.   1977 he was in the N.B.A. hardship draft and joined the Armed Forces. He then continued his basketball career in Auckland, New Zealand. By 1987 James was looking for a new career and was selected to join Penn Global Marketing in Dallas, Texas. After becoming successful and winning many President's Clubs in Texas, James moved to Atlanta and joined Sutter Smith and the Mid South management team.


Marve' Smith, Manager Mid South Territory


Manager | Mid South

601.955.2922  |

Marve's story is a little different as his father is the highly successful leader of the Mid South Region, Sutter Smith. Although he had been on some sales presentations since he was eight years old, Marve' was told he would not be considered for a career position until he earned his college degree. So while attending Jackson State University, he began working with the company when he could around being a full-time student. When Marve' graduated in 2012, he interviewed, was offered then accepted the opportunity to launch his lifetime career with Penn Global Marketing. Since then, Marve' has become a Star Achiever & President Club winner. Marve' is married to Dereka Carroll-Smith, and they live in Mississippi.


Marve' Smith, Manager Mid South Territory


Manager | Mid South

205.937.5343  |

Bryan grew up on a rural Oklahoma farm where hard work was the standard. After high school, he volunteered, joined the United States Air Force, and served six years on active duty. In 1996 Bryan joined Penn Global Marketing and has spent his entire adult career helping people. His list of achievements with the company is many, but more importantly is his list of satisfied clients. Bryan serves as the branch manager in the Birmingham, Alabama, area.


Marve' Smith, Manager Mid South Territory


Manager | Mid South

601.395.6067  |

Sadie Carr is the proud mother of one son, Alonzo Miner, and two grandsons, Kewan and Adrick. She is considered a "country girl," having been born and raised in a small town in Kentucky. Now she resides in McComb, Ms.

While working most of her life dealing with the "9 to 5 job markets" and a so-called guaranteed weekly paycheck, Sadie decided that she wanted much more in life and the financial freedom that comes with it. So she took a leap of faith and joined the Penn Global Marketing family in 2009. With a dedicated management team, proper training, and determination, she transformed from an average producer into one of the top producers in the company. Sadi's life and mindset have changed; her mission is to help others get to that next level and succeed. QUOTE: DREAMS WITHOUT GOALS ARE JUST DREAMS!!



Manager | Mid South

601.981.8484 ext 306  |

Jerry has lived in Mississippi all of his life. Before joining the company, he owned a Texaco service station and served in the United States Army Reserve for 21 years. After returning from Operation Desert Storm in May 1991, he sold his business. Jerry wanted to find an organization that offered an opportunity to serve the people of his community and allowed him time to spend with his family. He found it with Penn Global Marketing and joined the company that year. He has had an exciting career that has allowed him to support his two sons through medical school and travel to wonderful places across the country.



Manager | Mid South

601.826.1065  |

From age 5, Johnathan had the privilege to experience numerous successful sales presentations alongside his father, Sutter Smith. He became a natural fit for the insurance business with outstanding mentorship and guidance. With his father and brother, Sherik Marve' Smith, obtaining their B.B.A. from Jackson State University, Johnathan chose to take on the challenge of numbers from a different approach, engineering. After graduating from Jackson State University in 2018 with a degree in engineering, he immediately spun his studies toward the insurance business. At t e beginning of his career, Johnathan chose to implement the mindset of a "Financial Engineer."

Along with a substantial track record in sales, he quickly became a founded asset for regional development. Johnathan now serves with the management group of the Mid South Region. Today, he and his growing team of agents are constantly enhancing people's lives by catering to their Life, Health, and Wealth needs with honesty and integrity. As an artist, engineer, and businessman, Johnathan devotes himself to illuminating the lives of everyone around him. Stat d by Socrates, "the unexamined life is not worth living," and Johnathan is a true testament to where due diligence meets design.




Manager | Mid South

901.359.8773  |

Lillie graduated from St. Mary's High School (currently- Holy Family School) in Holly Springs, MS, then attended Rust College  Auburn University in Montgomery, AL.    After receiving her B.S. degree in Psychology from Tennessee Tech University, she began working towards a Master's in Theology through Jacksonville Theological.

Her early career saw several positions providing her great experience; Business Services Analyst, Sales Associate for a National Company, Cosmetics Spokesperson, Minority Affairs Director for a University, Associate Director for a Social Services Agency, Certification Director (49 C.F.R), and Business Owner. She says she was a trailing spouse, having lived in Colon, Panama (Canal Zone), Frankfort, KY, Paducah, KY, Montgomery, Al, Cookeville, TN, Tupelo, MS, and Baltimore, MD. She is now settled in Collierville, TN (Memphis area). 

Lillie began her career with Penn Global Marketing in 2008 and quickly showed remarkable skills in dealing with people. She is a top field producer and part of the Mid South regional management team. As one who is passionate about helping people, she also enjoys sharing the opportunity with others.




Manager | Mid South

601.304.1346  |

A NATIVE OF MISSISSIPPI, Carl graduated from North Natchez Adams High School in Natchez, Mississippi. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Jackson State University in Accounting in 1978, leading to a sales career.

After 40 years in the insurance industry, Carl has received numerous sales awards and achievements. He believes he has succeeded by putting in long hours and hard work. The other secret he shares is that finding the appropriate financial products to solve each client's needs is crucial.

CARL specializes in the personal and family insurance market, designing life and health insurance plans to meet today's needs and tomorrow's challenges. He also deals in the professional market to provide disability income. 




Manager | Mid South

601.613.6064  |

Vivian is highly driven and creative in the fields of marketing and people development. She graduated from Belhaven University, obtaining her B.A. and M.B.A. in Marketing.   Motivated by her love of training and management, her career spans over 30 years of building and increasing unique ways to develop. Vivian joined Penn Global Marketing in Sept 2014 and has shown she is dedicated and a true leader to her team here at Penn Global Marketing.




Manager | Mid South

601.316.1931  |

Martha is from McComb, Mississippi, and grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. Immediately after completing high school, she joined the United States Army Reserve for 8 Years.   After returning to Jackson, Mississippi, she immediately enrolled at Jackson State University and majored in Criminal Justice. Despite her major, Martha's career took a different path, and she became a very successful Business Owner in the Cosmetology Industry for 15 years. Years later, she returned to her collegiate field of study and worked for the Mississippi Department of Corrections Records Department for ten years.  

Fast forward to 2014, Martha decided to return to a field she grew to love, which is serving the community's people, and joined Penn Global Marketing.




Manager | Mid South

985.381.4899  |

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Manager | Mid South

601.502.6074  |

Demerick grew up in Shaw, Mississippi, a small town in Northwest Mississippi. He graduated from Shaw High School in 1985, took a year off then attended Jackson State University in 1986. After graduating from J.S.U., Demerick was offered a Store Manager job at  AutoZone, where he worked throughout college. He worked his way up to Recruiter in 1997 and eventually District Manager in January 2000. However, by 2007 his career was not progressing as he had hoped. He was looking for a career where he could serve others but also flourish and grow. So he jumped at the chance to join Penn Global Marketing part-time. By September 2011, after nearly 24 years of Customer Service and Inventory Control at Auto Zone, he was able to leave. His dream of finding stability and a family-based company with work/life balance was complete.

Demerick has now recruited his wife into the Penn Global opportunity. They have two daughters and now have the time to devote to traveling the beautiful U.S.A.




Manager | Mid South

985.870.3484  |

Felton is a native of Gibson, a southern Louisiana city. In 2010 Felton married Shanell M. Short and have two children together. After 1997 graduating from high school in Gray, Louisiana, Felton immediately joined the USMC (Semper Fi). Upon being medically discharged, Felton entered the workforce seeking a career in retail management. Felton had a strong drive for success which provided an edge to constant promotions in almost every career path he pursued. In 2008 Felton decided to embark upon an opportunity in the insurance industry after responding to a newspaper ad. Felton’s desire to help others and passion for success caused him to thrive, earning several bonuses and traveling throughout the country.

In 2019 Felton was presented with an opportunity of opportunities with Penn Global and the MidSouth team. Sutter Smith and the MidSouth team were welcoming and supportive and have become family! Felton resides in Houma, Louisiana, and is honored to be a part of this team and, more so, to be a part of the MidSouth management team for Louisiana. "The common denominator of success lies in forming the habit of doing things that failures don’t like to do." ~Albert Gray




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