Fred Hines oversees operations, budget and business development as managing partner of Allen Tate Insurance. He joined Allen Tate Companies in 1993 and served as chief financial officer for 21 years, before retiring from that position in December 2014.

A graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in finance, Fred has previously held banking positions in internal audit, consumer finance, leasing, real estate and trust. He was formerly division controller for an Atlanta-based satellite and cable television manufacturer and vice-president of finance for a national distributor and manufacturer of camping and water recreation products. He is an active volunteer and past member of the board of directors of the American Red Cross.

A native of Bluefield, West Virginia, Fred and his wife, Amy, have two sons.

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