Practice Development


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Licensing & Contracting

Impact’s licensing team will spearhead the appointment process with our carriers and products. From state licenses and training to commissions and carrier contracts, the licensing team will verify if you are in good order to write specific products in your writing state with a seamless submission process.
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Case Management & Processing

Your designated case managers for annuities and life insurance will execute your cases, starting with the application process all the way to the issuance and after. They will also work with our case processing team to maintain communication with you every step of the way to issue clean and quick business. 

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2023 New Business Applications (Annuity + Life Insurance)


up 32.3% from 2022

“It is very impressive the manner in which your firm and co-workers apply themselves to their positions in aiding Agents to have their applications processed in a timely, efficient manner. Your firm’s guidelines for application review is at the top level for all that I have seen in my years in the profession.”

- Edward H.


Radio shows, television segments, marketing materials, blogs, or client-facing documents are sent through our compliance team, aiding you to produce compliant and legally acceptable materials for your practice.
  • Compliant Practice Strategy
  • NAIC Best Interest
  • Cybersecurity
  • Client File Documentation
  • Current Regulations
  • Compliance Consultations


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Stephen Odom, CEO of The Impact Partnership


Chief Executive Officer

Stephen started in the insurance marketing business in 2001 as a new business consultant. In 2002 he was promoted to Director of Sales and built a 200 million book of business from scratch. By 2005, he was one of the top wholesalers in the country, working with some of the top financial advisors and insurance agents across the USA. In 2008, Stephen was promoted to Co-President of one of the largest IMOs in the country.

In 2011, Stephen continued his entrepreneurship path and co-founded The Impact Partnership, an INC 5000 company. Stephen is responsible for the strategic vision of Impact and is laser-focused on creating a culture of growth for both internal teammates and our amazing customers.

Stephen lives in Kennesaw, GA, with his wife of more than 20 years, Kendra. They are blessed with three beautiful children Katie, Tyler, Anna Brooke, and Laya, their German Shepherd and Luna, their BernieDoodle.