Kenneth G. Gallacher, CLU, CLF, FSCP, LUTCF

Financial Professional

Ken was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and raised in Redondo Beach, California.  At 19, he served a two year mission for his church in Texas.  Upon completion of his mission, Ken put his roots in Las Vegas, Nevada where he met and married his bride of over 45 years, Marcia.  They have four children and thirteen grandchildren. 

Ken entered the insurance business with his current company in 1975 at 24 years old.  He built a very successful insurance agency and in 1987 he added recruiting, training, and developing agents to his duties.  Throughout the years, Ken built an agency that was recognized by his company as the leading agency in manpower, life insurance premium, profit, and professionalism.  As a personal producer, Ken earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.  He has been the recipient of GAMA International’s National Management Award for over 25 years.  Ken earned GAMA International’s Master Multi Line Award since its inceptions 2007 to year to date. .Ken was recognized in the industry by his company for First In Class Award and was inducted into American National’s Hall of Fame in 2016.

Ken joined American National in 1975.  He has earned his company’s prestigious President’s Club for over 30 years.  He has also earned his company’s Chieftain Club, Summit Club, VIP Award, and General Agent of Distinction multiple times.  Ken Gallacher and his business partner, Terry Cochran, have earned American National’s Gold level Citation multiple times for the region and agency that they oversee.

For hobbies, Ken is a 9th degree black belt and currently serves as President of Chuck Norris’s United Fighting Arts Federation.  Ken is in two Martial Arts Hall of Fame and has been recognized as a top competitor.  Ken enjoys all of his hobbies with children and grandchildren:  karate, snow skiing, golf, fishing, surfing.  Ken is also very active in his church.  He assists in overseeing a congregation of over 3,000 individuals in Henderson and Boulder City, Nevada.  As an Eagle Scout, he continues to be very active in the Boy Scouts of America and is currently working with his grandsons on their path to their Eagle Scout.  

Ken remains involved in industry associations and is served as the 2011-2012 President of GAMA International.  He has served on the NAIFA Board of S. Nevada, LUTC instructor, FSS instructor, AMTC instructor, and FMS Instructor.  He has been a speaker at four LAMP breakout sessions and a main platform speaker at LAMP, and has spoken at many NAIFA meetings throughout the country. 

Ken attributes his success to primarily six key items.  First and foremost, his success is a blessing from God.  Second, the tremendous support and encouragement from his wife and family  Third,the synergy of a great business partner.  Fourth, living in country that promotes free enterprise. Fifth, working with a great company that gave him an opportunity over 35 years ago that has continued to provide opportunity and support to him.  Sixth, GAMA International “which has made all the difference in my leadership career.”