Our Team Tommy Stokes, CLU®, ChFC®, MSFS, MSM (336) 226-6595 (336) 228-1361 A native of Alamance County, Tommy graduated from Elon College in 1970. He entered the life insurance business in 1978. Tommy earned the Chartered Life Underwriters designation in 1982 followed by the Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1983. He continued his focus on retirement planning by completing the Master of Science in Financial Services in 1988 and the Master of Science in Management in 1990. He is a licensed insurance representative, and he has passed the series 6 & 63 qualifying exams with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).Tommy presented over 70 public educational seminars on Retirement and Asset Protection. A thirty four year qualifier to the Million Dollar Round Table, he is currently a member of the Court of the Table. A partner in Stokes, Cook & Associates, and the firm combines over 120 years of experience in the financial services industry.Tommy has been a member of the Alamance Lutheran Church, his only church home since 1948. He is a licensed Sea Captain with U.S. Coast Guard. Jason Cook, CFP® (336) 226-6595 (336) 228-1361 firstname.lastname@example.org Jason Cook is a Certified Financial Planner and has over 14 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Jason is a 10 year qualifier for the Million Dollar Roundtable and Court of the table for the past 2 years in addition he is a partner in Stokes, Cook & Associates. Jason graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In 2009, he successfully completed the CFP Board Certification examination and renewal requirements as a Certified Financial Planner. He is a licensed insurance representative, and he has passed the series 6, 63, 7 and 24 qualifying exams with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Throughout his career, Jason has remained very active in the community. Currently, he is the past Vice President of the Alamance County Children’s Museum, Member of the Graham Area Business Association, member of the Graham Optimist Club, Member of the Masonic Logic in Mebane, member of the Burlington Shrine Club, and Lieutenant of the Graham Volunteer Fire Department. Jason made the President’s club for the past two years with Berthel Fisher & Company and was recognized for his outstanding performance with an annual trip. Jason and his wife Traci are natives of Alamance County. They have two sons, Owen and Talan. In their free time, the Cooks enjoy watching their sons play recreational sports and spending time at the lake. Janice Franklin (336) 226-6595 (336) 228-1361 Janice is a lifelong resident of Caswell County, North Carolina. After graduating from Bartlett Yancey High School she attended Alamance Community College. Janice began her insurance career in 1989. She currently has over 23 years of insurance experience. She has worked in various aspects of the insurance business including claims, underwriting and receiving her property and casualty license in 2000 while working at a local insurance agency.After being employed with large insurance companies for a number of years she wanted the opportunity to be with a business that offers a more personal and hands on approach. She joined Stokes, Cook & Associates in January 2006. Janice enjoys getting to know the clientele on a more personal level and having the opportunity to develop a strong rapport with them.Janice and her family attend Lakeview Community Church. She has one teenage son and they reside in Elon, NC. Lisa Bason (336) 226-6595 (336) 228-1361 Jan calls Alamance County home after moving here in 1988. She has over 30 years in the financial industry and currently holds her life and health insurance license as well as her NC real estate license. After retiring from the banking industry she joined Stokes, Cook & Associates as the administrative assistant in 2014. Jan enjoys staying involved with assisting past and future clients with their financial journey. Jan and her husband Larry are active and attend Shallow Ford Christian Church, together they have two sons and 4 grandsons. Jan and Larry like to spend their free time traveling and to spend weekends in Wilmington, NC.