Tim has been an independent insurance agent since 1980. He along with his brother, Pat, founded T.M. Hyland Company in 1983, now
known as Hyland Insurance. Tim started AHA Insurance Network, an agent’s network in Kentucky in 1997. AHA Insurance Network, previously known as American Advantage Agency Alliance and Agents Helping Agents, is a Master Agency for the National Agent’s Network, SIAA. AHA is now made up of more than 145 independent agencies in Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee and represents over $308 Million in property and casualty premium. Tim advises AHA members with respects to agency financial and operational development; employee and producer hiring; purchasing other agencies; marketing strategies; and building their agencies based on the guidelines outlined in the Best Practices of Independent Agencies.