graduated from Auburn in 1985, I had a degree in ;nance
and absolutely no intention of going into the family business,”
Kevin says. “Mobile wasn’t doing too well economically
at the time, and I was sure the best opportunities for me
would lie elsewhere.
“So instead of coming back here, I took a job with Aetna
Insurance in their Employee Bene;ts Division—working
with pension plans and group health insurance. Right after
graduation, I trained for a couple of months at Aetna’s head-
quarters in Hartford, Connecticut. Then they sent me to
Atlanta. I was really happy about that because Atlanta was
a big, thriving city. After two years, I was sent to run Aetna’s
Lynchburg, Virginia of;ce. Lynchburg also was a great
But in 1992, Kevin and his
wife Kim decided they were
ready for a change. A big one.