Kay Dempsey is the CEO of the Dempsey Companies in Atlanta, Georgia. The Dempsey Companies, founded 31 years ago, provides unique planning solutions to insurance brokers, and investment advisors for their clients, specifically in life insurance, long term care, disability income and fixed annuities. She holds the designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Certified Long-Term Care (CLTC). Dempsey was recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle with its DECA award, honoring Atlanta’s “Top Ten Business Women.” She is a member of the Atlanta Financial Planning Association, having received the chapter’s Lifetime Achievement award. She is active on Capitol Hill through her involvement with the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. She is past president of the Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, past National board member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, and a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. A frequent contributor to professional periodicals, Dempsey has been widely published in Best’s Review, “CCH Practice Management”, the National Underwriter, Journal of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and BrokerWorld. Dempsey serves on the professional advisory council for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the board of visitors of University of Tennessee College of Communications.