Peyton is a third-generation Mattei to work in the insurance industry. He earned his degree in Finance in 2002 from the University of Mississippi and earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor in 2006. Before joining Thames Batre in 2008, Peyton spent five years in Houston, TX. working with AIG in their Management Liability department and Willis of Texas developing insurance programs for Fortune 1000 companies. Peyton became a partner at Thames Batre in 2015. His major areas of expertise are in the fields of Construction, Municipalities, Real Estate and Non-Profits. As an active member of the community, Peyton has served on the board of The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama and Goodwill Easter Seals. He is also involved with United Way of Southwest Alabama and the Mobile Rotary Club. Peyton was a 2010 recipient of Mobile Bay Monthly’s “40 Under 40” award and is a member of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church. He and his wife Beth have three children.