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About The ForWard Insurance Agency

After years of working with a major supplemental insurance company, in May of 2014, Hammie Ward III decided to start TFIA.  The goal of the agency is to allow the customer to truly customize their products.

Our Mission

Our mission at The ForWard Insurance Agency, Inc. is to enable our individual and business clientele to protect what matters most by helping protect against possible financial lost.  We will provide the highest quality insurance products and services tailored to reduce risk, increase assets, and meet specific needs.  We will build value and enrich the lives of our customers by offering top quality customer service that will build lifelong relationships.  Our company culture will be one based on unwavering integrity, ethics, and respect to our clientele and associates.  We will continuously strive for excellence and will help individuals and employers fulfill their responsibilities and build a better tomorrow.


100 Glenborough Dr., Ste 518

Houston, Tx 77067


Tel:  832-644-0121

Fax: 888-550-6562


Monday - Friday 

7:30 am to 7:30 pm

Evenings by Appointment


Ward III - CEO

Hammie, our Chief Executive Officer, started the agency in June 2014.  He is a leader that believes in teamwork, accountability, and training.  He loves building teams, working as a unit, and having fun!  It is Hammie’s goal to be the #1 producing team for three of our major vendors.  Fun Facts: He is a big kid at heart. He enjoys reading leadership books. He played basketball for the University of Miami, professionally overseas in multiple countries, and for the Harlem Globetrotters.  His favorite cartoon is Scooby-Doo and his favorite Holiday movie is The Grinch. Hammie is an avid golf player and when not working, you can find him on the green.  He's a 1st-time grandfather as of May of 2021



Meet the Management Team




Acynthia is our Vice President of Sales. She has been in sales for over 40 years with 11 of those years spent in the insurance industry. She specializes in individual and group products and marketing.  Fun Facts: Acynthia works with an All-Black Rodeo Association called the “Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo” and has been doing so for over 34 years in Denver, Co.  She has traveled all over the United States promoting and creating Black West History and is currently their Social Media Director. 




Shanakay was born in Jamaica in 1997 and moved to Chicago in 2001.  She now resides in Houston and chose to pursue a career in insurance.  She joined the TFIA sales team as a Field Operative and is now Junior Partner. She is an independent, free spirit who loves to have fun in all she does, but she also understands that hard work is necessary for continued success. 




Joseline is Hammie’s Executive Assistant and has been with the agency since December 2020 where she has become an integral part of the TFIA staff.  Joseline is currently attending the University of Houston as a full-time student.  She was born in Guatemala and moved to Houston at a very young age.  Joseline was adopted and shares her life with both her adoptive and birth families.  Fun Fact: Joseline is both the youngest and oldest child at the same time.

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