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


E. Paul Whetten Managing Executive of American Life Financial Corp

Work Experience/Education:Paul has 10 years of experience in enterprise management and small business accounting and over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. He graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University with a degree in History and went on to receive a Masters of Administration degree, with distinction, from Northern Arizona University. In addition to his responsibilities with American Life Financial Paul is an adjunct professor of business at Mesa Community College.