Shawn Meaike is the founder and president of Family First Life. In late 2013, Shawn launched Family First Life, currently a multi-million-dollar independent marketing organization located in Uncasville, CT.

The company is a network of agencies around the country marketing mortgage protection, final expense, and annuities. Family First Life generated over $10 million in paid premium during the first year in business. As Shawn describes it, he is “building a company that truly puts both the families of our clients and the families of our agents first.” Family First Life is now represented by over 17,000 licensed agents in almost all 50 states and has thirteen full-time staff members at its corporate office. Between the five years of continuous growth, Family First Life finished 2018 with over $160 million dollars in paid life and annuity business. This year, the company is projected to reach over $250 million dollars in paid premium.

Shawn graduated with a degree in Applied Social Relations, which led to a career in the state Department of Children and Families, where he worked for more than 13 years, alongside of owning real estate property. Prior to launching Family First life, Shawn worked as an independent insurance agent, selling final expense, mortgage protection life insurance at a high level for several years. Shawn currently resides in Niantic, CT with his family.

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