Richard W. King- President & CEO
A 1974 graduate of MacArthur High School, Richard was actively involved in many sports and extracurricular activities. Once completing high school, Richard attended Rice University on a football scholarship. After 2 years of playing college football, Richard had a career ending knee injury and transferred to Sam Houston State University. In 1978, Richard obtained his Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance. After college, Richard returned home to San Antonioto work for his father and Heritage Insurance Managers Inc. As a Sales Agent, Richard traveled all over the United States selling Insurance policies to all different types of schools and universities. In 1983, Richard married his wife Kimberly and soon started a family. He has 3 children, Whitney, Bryson, and Hailey. In 2005, Richard’s father retired leaving Heritage Insurance Managers solely to him. Having been a family business for years, Richard decided to change the name of the company to Adair, McClellen, Alexandria and Associates after his 3 children. Along with a name change, came a shift in the direction of the company. AMA & Associates geared their focus toward study abroad and the foreign student health insurance market. Having written domestic and foreign student insurance for nearly 47 years, it was a huge transition. Today, AMA & Associates is a leader in Foreign Student health insurance. As president and CEO, Richard strives to meet all the needs of students and school administrators.
Whitney King Little- Accounting Manager and Marketing Director
A 2004 graduate of Canyon High School, Whitney is the oldest daughter of Richard W. King. Throughout high school, Whitney was actively involved in sports and FFA, FCA and numerous other activities. After high school graduation, Whitney moved to College Station to attend school. She worked for State Farm Insurance during her time in College Station and learned the aspects of the insurance industry. After 3 years in College Station, Whitney transfered to Sam Houston State University in pursuit of a business degree like her father. After a year of studies at Sam Houston State University, Whitney made the ultimate decision to move back home to New Braunfels, finish school locally, and be with family. A 2010 college graduate with honors, Whitney received her Bachelors of Business Administration in General Business with a minor in Marketing. Whitney came to AMA & Associates 6 years ago with the desire to follow in the footsteps of her father and grandfather. With an extensive marketing background, Whitney currently holds the title of Marketing Director for AMA & Associates. In October of 2014, Whitney also took on the role of Accounting Manager for AMA & Associates. She is also trained in sales and claims and can assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your policy.
The administrative staff of AMA & Associates has a combined total of 93 years’ experience in the health insurance industry. The members of the AMA & Associates staff are truly the heart and soul of the company. Without their continuous dedication and hard work, AMA & Associates would not be the leader in student health insurance.Nancy Braun- Sales Associate Pam Cole- Claims Manager Irene Garza- Sales Associate Marty Silva- Customer Service Specialist Tom Willmott- Accounting Assistant Hailey King- Intern