Meet Our Team


Byron Allen President / CEO
Education

Byron graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University’s Honors College with dual Bachelor degrees in Accountancy and Computer Information Science and later returned to ASU to earn his MBA.


Richard B. Unangst Compliance Director, Chief Risk Officer

Richard Unangst attended Brigham Young University and in 1961 he was hired by Frihoff Allen, Founder and President of American Savings Life Insurance Company and served as their Accountant Controller for eleven years. Richard then went out on his own and performed the accounting, filing of Annual Statements with State


Robert Messick Assistant Controller

Robert Messick has over 15 years in his career involving business, accounting and finance. With a degree in Finance and with an MBA, he has held finance positions with various responsibilities including accounting, financial statement analysis, treasury and cash flow management, investment research and analysis.


Linda Williams Administrative Assistant

Linda has been with American Savings Life Insurance since early 2015. She enjoys seeing our beautiful country and had the awesome opportunity for three years to travel throughout the U.S. with a singing group. In her spare time


Richard Campbell

I joined American Savings Life in February 2015. I have been a Real Estate Broker in Arizona for over 30 years. I have developed over 2,000,000 sq. ft. of retail space, two Hampton Inns, an Embassy Suite, a 90,000 sq. ft. industrial building, and two small office buildings. I manage the


Pat Vasquez Account Executive

Hi! My name is Pat Vasquez and I’d like to take a moment or two, to share a few things about myself so that you might become better acquainted with me. I’m originally from Wisconsin – home of the Green Bay Packers! and of course, cheese, so we’re also known as Cheese-Heads! I moved to Arizona about 16 years ago after raising our daughter and seeing her off on her


E. Paul Whetten Loan Originator/Closer

Work Experience/Education: Paul has 10 years of experience in enterprise management and small business accounting and over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. He graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University with