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Our Staff

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Sharon D. Stuart

President & Claims Counsel

Sharon has been a member of AIM's Board of Directors since 2001. She has served as Chair of the Marketing Committee and a member of the Investment/Audit, Underwriting, Personnel and Executive Committees. In 2019, Sharon was appointed President & Claims Counsel for AIM. 

Why Sharon Loves Working for AIM

“It is so rewarding to be able to help our insureds when they need us. And, our team is just the best - they make our work fun.”

Fun Fact About Sharon

Sharon loves to play golf.

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Ben Parks

Senior Underwriter

Ben joined the AIM team in September 2023. He is a graduate of Mercer University and Mercer University School of Law. He has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 2003. After a stint in private practice, he began his career helping lawyers protect their practices against allegations of malpractice and bar complaints. He started at the former Georgia bar-related insurance company (Georgia Lawyers Insurance Company), and throughout his career, he has served in various underwriting, claims, and business development roles.

Why Ben Loves Working for AIM

“AIM is a great group of folks working hard to help the attorneys of Alabama and Tennessee protect their practices.” 

Fun Fact About Ben

Being a “Double Bear” alum from both Mercer and Mercer Law, Ben and his family try make it to every homecoming game. His sons’ mission is to track down Toby the mascot to get their picture with him.  


Sandra B. McDonald, CPA


Sandi originally joined the AIM team in 1991; however, AIM allowed her to stay with her children on a part-time basis as an auditor and stand-in accountant. She then returned to AIM full-time in 2016 as Controller. As Controller, Sandi prepares the annual and quarterly financial statements and manages payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.

Why Sandi Loves Working for AIM

"I love the challenge of the various aspects of my job."

Fun Fact About Sandi

Sandi loves corny jokes.


Nancy Cooper

Underwriting Assistant

Nancy joined the AIM team in 2019 and serves as Underwriting Assistant.

Why Nancy Loves Working for AIM

"I’m always learning something new, and the people I work with and talk to on the phone make me smile."

Fun Fact About Nancy

"Travel is my favorite—I love experiencing new places. And my three girls have caught the bug. My oldest lives in Denver, my middle is in Kansas and my youngest is graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy and will be stationed in Everett, Washington."

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Tammy Love

Executive Assistant to

Sharon D. Stuart

Tammy joined the AIM team in 2022; however, she has worked with Sharon since 2017.  Tammy is the executive assistant to the President and Claims Counsel. She works with insureds who have claims, handles CLE, and assists with the day-to-day administration of the company. 

Why Tammy Loves Working for AIM

I love the family-like atmosphere and being able to help the insureds.

Fun Fact About Tammy

Tammy loves pink, especially flamingos.


Shannon Raley

Marketing Coordinator

Shannon joined AIM in January of 2023. Prior to being the Marketing Coordinator for AIM, she was a licensed employee benefits counselor for life and health insurance companies. She has professional experience as a publicist, with media relations and marketing communications. 

Why Shannon Loves Working for AIM

My office happens to be in the heart of AIM’s underwriting department. It’s impressive listening to the staff take care of our insureds.

Fun Fact About Shannon

I have two teenage sons and a husband who keep me on my toes – literally – they are all tall and I’m not. I love snow skiing, outdoor concerts, Ole Miss, New Orleans City Park, dinner out with my girlfriends, airplane landings, walking in the woods, big dogs, and always learning from the sharpest people I can find. 

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Susie Zaden


Susie joined the AIM team in August of 2022 and serves as the Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

Why Susie Loves Working for AIM

I enjoy speaking with the insureds on the telephone, helping them, and getting to know them. They are all so nice.

Fun Fact About Susie

I love visiting with my adult children, the University of Alabama and all the wonderful sports they have there. Roll Tide Roll!

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