About Summit - Charles (Charlie) E. NowlinFounder and Managing Director
ChFC®, CLU®, RFC®
Charles (Charlie) E. Nowlin
Charles E. Nowlin ChFC®, CLU®, RFC®, is the Founder and CEO of Nowlin & Associates. Charlie is a graduate of Memphis State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science. He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and joined the United States Army in 1967 as an officer and Armor Company Commander. In 1970, he began work as an agent with State Mutual of America in Memphis. In 1974 he moved to Birmingham where he became a General Agent for State Mutual of America (later known as Allmerica Financial). In 1985 Charlie officially incorporated Nowlin & Associates when he recognized an underserved need in the city for comprehensive financial services. Founded upon integrity, quality products, and excellent service, Nowlin & Associates has grown to become one of Alabama's leading financial firms with clients throughout the country. Charlie is a member of the Chartered Financial Consultants, ChFC®; Chartered Life Underwriters, CLU®; Registered Financial Consultants, RFC®; as well as the esteemed Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT). He has been featured in a number of local publications including Birmingham Magazine and Birmingham Business Journal.
Former President and Board of Directors of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, Inc.
Former President of General Agents and Managers Association of Birmingham.
Member of The Country Club of Birmingham.
Member of The Club.
Member of Willow Point Country Club, Lake Martin area.
Member of The Community Bible Studies.
Former Treasurer for Presbyterian Home for Children for 9 years.
Former Chairman of The Board, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and current Board Member.
National Management Award Winner, 20 years.
1991 Inducted to Allmerica General Agent's Hall of Fame.
1993 Speaker GAMA National Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
1994-96 President of Allmerica's General Agent Association.
2012 The Lester A. Rosen Humanitarian and Achievement Award
Current, Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) Qualifying & Court of The Table Member. Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 Securities Licenses. Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), Registered Financial Consultant® (RFC®).
Golf, reading, avid UAB Basketball/Football fan, working out.