Alma began her financial services career working at Newton Financial Group when Mike opened the Bowling Green office in October 2000. In 2002, Alma became a registered representative and insurance agent, obtaining Series 7, 63, and Life/Health Insurance licenses. Utilizing her own personal experiences, Alma has been instrumental in helping clients deal with death and estate planning issues.
Alma has extensive business management knowledge and work experience. Prior to Newton Financial Group, she was Manager of Franklin Country Club and also worked in many administrative and accounting areas in education, government, and manufacturing facilities in Franklin, KY.
A longtime supporter of the community, Alma is a member of Franklin Business and Professional Women's Club, prior holding local and regional offices, including Club President, and also was active on local, regional, and state committees. Alma is an active member of First United Methodist Church in Franklin, KY and has assisted in many areas including treasurer, administrative board secretary, and on the administrative, trustees, finance, and staff parish committees. She belongs to the United Methodist Women organization and has held various offices in the local unit, is past treasurer for the district, and serves on the district and conference mission teams.
Alma is from Pulaski County, KY (Nancy/Somerset area) and has lived in Franklin since 1969 with her husband, the late Noah Gentry. She is the proud mother of three girls, two biological, and is a guardian for her niece. Her family now also includes five granddaughters, one grandson and their spouses/partners and two great-granddaughters, and a friend that introduces himself as her designated driver. She has always kept the highways busy visiting and attending activities with her grandchildren and family.
Alma enjoys playing golf and attending golf tournaments, outings and traveling with friends and family, reading, walking, and watching nature.