Over the last decade, Carla Lyles has been an integral part of The Barnett Group’s success in becoming a leader in the financial and employee benefits industry here in Memphis. As the group’s account manager, she coordinates business with new clients, analyzes client requests, negotiates rates with insurance carriers and consults with clients to determine the best solutions for individual cases.
Carla’s dedication to building on the team’s success makes her an all around all-star at TBG! When she’s completed her daily tasks at our office, Carla enjoys shopping and spending time with her loving husband.
Get to know more about the Dallas Cowboys fan in this month’s employee spotlight:
What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a d–n!” – Gone with the Wind. If you haven’t seen that movie, then we can’t be friends!
Name your favorite late-night snack.
I love ice cream, especially after enjoying chicken fingers and french fries. I know – I’m a kid at heart!
Tell us something that might surprise us about you.
John Wayne is my favorite actor. I have seen almost all of his films over the years.
What motivates you to get to the office every morning?
It makes a world of difference to work alongside friends on a daily basis. It makes my job a little bit easier and more enjoyable!
How long have you worked in the finance or benefits industry?
Since 1993, almost 25 years!
What’s playing in your car right now?
Tim McGraw! I’m a huge country music fan, and even once took a picture with him and his wife, Faith Hill.