We invite you to take a walk through the past, while seeing your future in our 1925 City of Dreams.

For over two decades, The Prime Family of Companies has assisted thousands of families and businesses as they journey through life's moments of joy, happiness and even difficult times. Our services help clients deal with their ever changing lives.

We provide divorce strategies, college admission assistance, individual and business accounting services, business consulting and marketing guidance, and all forms of insurance to help them through life.

When you are at a crossroad in life, the businesses located within the Prime Financial Building can provide guidance and direction to the future.

From the point of first contact with a prospective client to the long-term nurturing of existing client relationships, The Prime Family of Companies is committed to maintaining a consistent standard of service excellence in every area. It tells people they are more than a policy or account number to us, they are valued individuals and businesses.

Our Management Team

Alfred Lee Dingler, CLU, ChFC President

Alfred Lee Dingler

Alfred founded Prime Insurance Agency, Inc in 1985. Since then, Prime has grown from a one person agency offering a single line of business to a full service financial center serving over 3000 families and businesses throughout the state of Georgia. As President of Prime, he has charted this growth by instituting sound business practices and hiring educated, competent staff.

Alfred is a 1985 graduate of Georgia State University. While there, he was ranked the top insurance student in his Junior and Senior years. After founding Prime, Alfred earned the CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) certification in 1991 and the ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant) certification in 2002. In order to expand into a full service financial center, he obtained Series 6, 7, 24, and 63 securities registrations, and he formed Prime Financial Services, Inc. in 1999.

As part of his commitment to give back to the community, he has been the local President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia, Chairman of the Grange Agent Advisory Council and Vice Chairman of the Southern Regional Medical Center Foundation.

Alfred resides in Fayette County with his wife, Jolene and their five children.

Contact Alfred at 770-471-8888 ext 102 or e-mail alfred.dingler@primefinancialservices.net

Karl N. Thomason, Vice President

Karl N. Thomason

Karl has been in the insurance business since 1985. After graduating from Georgia State University with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance, Karl has worked full time as a commercial insurance agent. In 1988 Alfred and Karl became partners. Helping business owners solve their problems varying from retirement plan rollovers, life insurance, group benefits and auto and home insurance to his specialty, helping businesses with their commercial insurance needs, Karl takes on the role of Risk Manager for his clients.

Karl has served on the board of several community organizations and his service as a member of the Past Chairman of the Young Agents Committee of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia, and several companies agents advisory committees help keep Karl in the forefront of community and insurance related matters.

Karl also serves the community as a volunteer coach in youth sports. He and his family attend New Hope Baptist Church, where he serves as a Bible Study Leader and Deacon.

Contact Karl at 770-471-8888 ext 103 or e-mail karl.thomason@primefinancialservices.net

Jolene D. Dingler, AU, AAI, Executive Manager

Jolene D. Dingler

Jolene began her insurance career in Maine in 1985 as a customer service representative for a local agency. Her roles expanded from service to sales and management. She served as Vice President of Personal Lines during her seven year employment with a large agency in the Lewiston-Auburn Maine area. Jolene joined Prime Insurance Agency in 1999. Her role continues in the area of management while overseeing the operations of The Prime Family of Companies. She is the President of Prime Educational Services, Prime Divorce Strategies and Prime Image Consulting.

Jolene has completed and formally taught many courses for the Independent Insurance Agents of Maine association. In 1993 she was awarded the President’s Education Award from the IIAAM. She has earned the Associate in Underwriting, the Accredited Advisor in Insurance and the Certified Professional Insurance Woman’s designations.

Jolene served as the National Association of Insurance Women Maine State Director in 1990. She was chosen as the Insurance Woman of the Year for her local insurance association in 1989 and for the State of Maine in 1990. She is a member of Strathmore’s Who’s Who, the National Association of Professional Women and the National Institute of Certified College Planners.

Jolene is a Certified Image Consultant with the London Image Institute and holds certificaion with the Bridal Society. She is also a Certified Experience Economy Expert with Strategic Horizons, LLP. and a Certified Etiquette Expert with the Emily Post Institute.

She has earned her IEWP designation as a Certified Wedding and Event Planner through the QC School of Wedding Planning Events.

Jolene was also the recipeint of the 2015 Experience Management Achievement (EMA) award from Strategic Horizon.

Jolene resides in Fayette County with her husband, Alfred and their five children.

Contact Jolene at 770-471-8888 ext 101 or e-mail jolene.dingler@primefamilycompanies.com


We have found that one single event in a person’s life like marriage, change of job or an addition to your family can impact so many different areas of your life. To help our clients plan for the future and understand the comprehensive range of services our companies provide, we have created the global name, The Prime Family of Companies.

“The Prime Family of Companies” helps our clients understand how we can help them: Prime Financial Services, Inc., Prime Insurance Agency, Inc., Prime Educational Services, Inc., Prime Divorce Strategies Inc., Prime Accounting Resources Inc., Prime Image Consulting, Inc., and Prime’s Legal Resources. Each of these companies provides services that are unique and different. All companies adhere to any laws and/or licensure required for the services they provide. The companies operate independently from each other, with each one having different legal contracts governing their fees for the products and services provided. If you have any concerns about the distinction between the companies and the services they provide please inquire prior to signing this document.

Mental health services, legal services, or guarantees of educational acceptance into Colleges or Universities, receipt of scholarships or grants, or employment placement are not provided by any of “The Prime Family of Companies”.

You are not required to use any services provided by the companies listed above or any referrals to the Prime Legal Resources. There are other service providers available with similar services and we encourage you to seek the advice of others even if you use our services. You are free to shop around to determine that you are receiving the best services and the best value for these services.