Tina began her insurance career in 1993 as a Customer Service Representative with a leading national carrier before she was recruited by an Independent Insurance Agency and hired to serve as Personal Lines Manager and High Net Worth Client Manager. She spent more than 20 years in that capacity before her retirement in 2018. Tina transitioned into her current role as an Account Manager with Craig Mader Insurance Agency in October 2018 where she enjoys the opportunity to represent Erie and make new friends of her clients. She holds both the CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) and CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designations. In addition to her service to her clients, Tina donates her time as an instructor, teaching homebuyer classes for clients of West End Community Development and Tuscaloosa Housing Authority. She also participates as a speaker with the University of Alabama Culverhouse LIFT program, and serves as adjunct teacher for Culverhouse College of Insurance and Finance at the University of Alabama.
Tina and her husband, Jeff Winchester, are active members of Church of the Highlands, and are active in service to JH Outback and JH Ranch ministries. They frequently enjoy camping and spending time outdoors with their dogs, Knute and Winnie.