Cook & Associates

James R. Cook was born in Mobile, Alabama and graduated from The University of South Alabama with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance.  He has been in the financial services business for over 40 years.  Jimmy is a Life and Qualifying member of the industry standard Million-Dollar Round Table and entered Equitable's Hall of Fame in 1990.  He is a member of the Paramount Planning Group of Equitable and a 16 time qualifier of Court of the Table.  He is a past president of the National Associate Forum with Equitable Advisors.   He is a member of the National CLU Society, Mobile Association of Life Underwriters and has served on numerous Boards, such as the Joey Summers Memorial Foundation, the American Lung Association, The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation and Team Jesus Ministries.

Jimmy's 2 assistants are Lynda Revette and Jill Revette.  Lynda is the office manager and handles client services.  Jill primarily handles new business processing for life insurance and annuities. Our Mobile office is staffed Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm and on Friday 8am-12n.  He also has an office in Camden, Alabama where Jimmy can be reached on Mondays and Fridays from 8am-5pm.

Jimmy resides in Camden, Alabama with his wife Fran Gaston Cook.  They have three children; a daughter, Kristian Cook Perkins and two sons, Garrett and Grant Gaston.  They are members of  Camden United Methodist Church. For outside activities, Jimmy enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his friends and family.