Kate Kinkade is the founder and President of TIME, one of the country’s largest independent planning and insurance services firms. Ms Kinkade is a noted leader in the field of estate and business planning. She is a sought after speaker, legislative bellwether, and the editor-in-chief of one of the industry’s most prestigious trade publications.
Ms. Kinkade spent the first 20 years of her 35 year career serving a clientele of wealthy individuals, business owners, and professionals. As a sought-after estate planning and insurance Specialist to several major financial institutions, she has designed and implemented sophisticated planning strategies for some of the wealthiest families in California.
She has spent the last 15 years building TIME into a national organization. TIME is now recognized as the largest insurance services firm in the U.S., working exclusively in the financial advisory marketplace. TIME holds contracts with all of the major national brokerage firms, several national banks, and many regional brokerage firms in the United States.
As the Editor-in-Chief of the California Broker, the largest trade publication for financial service professionals in California, her writing appears frequently in both state and national publications. Ms. Kinkade has been quoted as a source in the California State Legislature and by the California Insurance Commissioner. Additionally, she has served as a life and health insurance expert to several Los Angeles radio stations, Inc. Magazine, and several other professional organizations.
Ms. Kinkade has received recognition for her influence through research, writing, and reform efforts in the field of insurance carrier solvency, life insurance product design, and health insurance reform.