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    • Sales

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      Brad Havemeier239.261.8924bhavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Brad Havemeier

      President, Partner
      239.261.8924 Direct
      239.213.7700 Fax
      bhavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As President of Gulfshore Insurance since 1985, Brad Havemeier plays a central role in the success of the agency. Brad actively manages Gulfshore’s carrier relationships and sales initiatives, and continuously seeks out new business opportunities, thereby allowing for future growth. His dynamic leadership and sales ability have aided in the agency’s continued success over the past 30 years. Originally from Minnesota, Brad joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1980. Brad holds strong ties to the local community and is actively involved in a number of organizations. He presently serves on the Avow Hospice Board of Directors, the Botanical Gardens Finance Committee, and the Stonegate Bank Advisory Board.

      David Wissel239.659.6658dwissel@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      David Wissel

      Commercial Lines Client Advisor, Partner
      239.659.6658 Direct
      239.213.2813fax
      dwissel@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With 25 years of industry experience, Dave is a Partner and Commercial Lines Client Advisor with Gulfshore Insurance. He specializes in property and casualty insurance programs, as well as workers’ compensation. Dave’s dedicated areas of expertise include the construction, landscaping, and the oil and petroleum industries. Dave is actively involved with the Florida Nursery, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA), the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange (GCBX), Manatee Sarasota Building Industry Association (MS-BIA), and the Florida Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (FPMA).  Dave attended Ball State University and is actively involved with Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church.

      Greg Havemeier239.435.7106ghavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Greg Havemeier, AAI, CIRMS, CIC

      Senior Vice President, Partner
      239.435.7106 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      ghavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Greg is an agency partner and one of Gulfshore’s most experienced agents. Greg holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) professional designation and is licensed in general and surplus lines. Greg has particular expertise in the area of condominium association insurance, and works with condo property managers and association boards to diagnose and recommend appropriate insurance coverage. Greg holds the Community Insurance and Risk Management Specialist (CIRMS) professional designation from the Community Association Institute.

      Jack Powers239.435.7110jpowers@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jack Powers

      Chief Sales Officer
      239.435.7110 Direct
      239.213.2837 Fax
      jpowers@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jack joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1998 and serves as the Chief Sales Officer. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and has over 30 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Jack served as the Senior Vice President of Selective Insurance in New Jersey, serving as Corporate Director of Marketing and Regional Vice President of Pennsylvania. Jack has served on the Workforce Development Task Force of the Florida Association of Insurance Agents and, in 2004, was named VIP of the Year by the Insurance Professionals of Collier County. Jack became an agency partner in 2008.

      Jeffrey R. Sanders239.430.7532jsanders@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jeffrey R. Sanders

      Associate Client Advisor
      239.430.7532 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      jsanders@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jeffrey is an Associate Client Advisor at Gulfshore Insurance. With more than six years of sales experience, his proactive leadership style and determination are assets to the Gulfshore team. Hailing from Massachusetts originally, Jeffrey attended Florida State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. He is a member of PGA America and an avid golfer.

       

      Joe Thompson239.435.7140jthompson@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Joe Thompson

      Commercial Lines Client Advisor
      239.435.7140 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      jthompson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Joe Thompson is a Commercial Lines Client Advisor with Gulfshore Insurance. As a licensed 2-20 agent, Joe uses a unique diagnostic approach to understand his clients’ business and improve their risk profiles and overall insurance programs. Joe is a Registered Workers’ Compensation Specialist (RWCS) certified through the National Registry of Workers’ Compensation Specialists. He earned a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Joe worked in Washington, D.C. for the District of Columbia Office of the Inspector General as an analyst where he conducted risk management and performance audits of government agencies, programs, and contractors.

      John Caballero239.435.7104jcaballero@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      John Caballero, CIC, CRM

      Risk Manager, Client Advisor, Partner
      239.659.7104 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      jcaballero@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As Risk Manager and Commercial Lines Client Advisor, John works with a wide range of business clients and has considerable expertise in risk analysis, contractual risk transfer, risk retention, and risk financing. With more than 26 years of insurance industry experience, John most recently served as Director of Risk Management for BCBE Construction Company, Inc. John is a licensed 2-20 and 2-18 agent, and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations, as well as the OSHA 30 certification. He is actively involved in several local professional and civic organizations, and is a member of Certified Risk Managers International and The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.

      John Keller239.430.7541jkeller@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      John Keller, CRM, AAI, ARM, CIC

      Vice President of Commercial Sales
      239.430.7541 Direct
      239.213.2822 Fax
      jkeller@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As Vice President of Commercial Sales, John works with a wide range of business clients to deliver strategic risk analysis and guidance. With more than 11 years of experience, John has considerable expertise in the area of workers’ compensation risk management, including statistical analysis, strategic risk control, and risk financing. John specializes in workers’ compensation experience mod analysis, interpretation, and forecasting. He most recently served as Risk Manager for Praxiom Risk Management. John holds the Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) designations. A graduate of Miami University, John earned degrees in Business Management and Exercise Science.

      Kim Ovaitte239.435.7133kovaitte@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kim Ovaitte, CPCU, ARM

      Senior Vice President of Commercial Marketing
      239.435.7133 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      kovaitte@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 30 years of experience, Kim is an expert in the areas of insurance placement, claims, and risk management. She has experience with insurance captives, international insurance, stock through-put property programs, actuarial analysis, and loss-sensitive casualty programs. Kim uses that knowledge in the development of creative risk solutions for clients. Kim is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University.

      Kyle McLaughlin239.435.7107kmclaughlin@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kyle McLaughlin

      Associate Client Advisor
      239.435.7107 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      kmclaughlin@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kyle McLaughlin is an Associate Client Advisor with Gulfshore Insurance. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Risk Management and Insurance. Kyle volunteers with the Humane Society on his free time.

      Leroy Christiansen239.435.7123lchristiansen@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Leroy Christiansen, RWCS, ARM

      Commercial Lines Client Advisor
      239.435.7123 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      lchristiansen@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Leroy Christiansen is a Commercial Lines Client Advisor with Gulfshore Insurance, where he works with a wide range of business clients to deliver strategic risk management and commercial property and casualty insurance guidance. He is a licensed 2-20 agent and has particular expertise in the area of government contracting, as well as general construction. He is a Registered Workers Compensation Specialist (RWCS) and holds an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation. Leroy earned two Bachelors degrees from Saint John’s University. From 2009 through 2013, Leroy served on active duty as an Engineer Captain in the U.S. Army, where he managed the risk mitigation and safety programs for more than 600 soldiers. Currently, he is a participating member of the Collier Builders Industry Association (CBIA). In his free time, Leroy is heavily involved in cycling and overall fitness.

      Nick Wichmanowski239.659.6653nwichmanowski@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Nick Wichmanowski, CLCS

      Client Advisor, Partner
      239.659.6653 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      nwichmanowski@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nick is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and a licensed 220 agent and commercial lines coverage specialist. He is president of the Florida Nursery, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA) Royal Palm chapter. Nick is an avid ice hockey player and coach, having served as the founder, player/captain, president, and head coach of FGCU’s Ice Hockey program. He is also a long-time supporter of the Jr. Everblades hockey organization at Germain Arena, and currently serves as the head coach of the Jr. Everblades U16 AA Team.

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      Ryan Schmidt239.659.6651rschmidt@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Ryan Schmidt

      Commercial Lines Client Advisor, Partner
      239.659.6651 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      rschmidt@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 12 years of insurance industry experience, Ryan is a Partner and Commercial Lines Client Advisor with Gulfshore Insurance. He specializes in Property and Casualty insurance programs, as well as Workers’ Compensation. Ryan’s dedicated areas of expertise include construction, hospitality, condo associations, and non-profit organizations. Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Economics from Truman State University. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, he served as the Vice President of National Account Sales for a leading insurance consulting firm.

      Tammy Hynes239.430.7533thynes@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tammy Hynes, AAI, CPIA

      Commercial Lines Client Advisor, Partner
      239.430.7533 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      thynes@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 27 years of experience, Tammy is an agency partner and one of Gulfshore’s most experienced agents. Tammy holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) and Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designations, and is a licensed general and surplus lines agent. Tammy has particular expertise in the area of condominium association insurance, and works with condo property managers and association boards to diagnose and recommend appropriate insurance coverage. She is actively involved with COMA of Fort Myers & COMA of Florida serving on the Board of Directors for each organization. In addition, Tammy serves on several committees for the local CAI Gulf Coast Chapter, including the Committee Chair for the Annual Golf Tournament.

      Tim Spear954.233.5851tspear@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tim Spear

      Commercial Lines Client Advisor, Partner
      954.233.5851  Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      tspear@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 23 years of insurance industry experience, Tim delivers effective strategic risk management strategies and insurance guidance to improve our clients profitability. His consultative and diagnostic approach helps our clients develop customized programs to meet their risk management needs. Tim has expertise in the areas of construction, oil/petroleum distributors, propane, landscape & lawn maintenance, and dealership risks. He is an active member of the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association (FPMA), Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA), and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Originally from Indiana, Tim is a graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is an active marathon runner and enjoys playing golf.

      Tom Toffoli954.213.0211ttoffoli@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tom Toffoli, LUTCF, CIC

      Commercial Lines, Client Advisor
      954.213.0211 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      ttoffoli@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tom Toffoli is a Commercial Lines Client Advisor at Gulfshore Insurance. He holds several designations including the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). Tom has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. Throughout his time in the insurance industry, he has built a strong relationship with his clients by educating them on their insurance needs and helping them understand their risk profile. Tom specializes in the condominium niche. He is a graduate of Florida International University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Tom is a Board Member of the Tamarac Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Parkland Coral Springs Business Networking Group.

    • Service

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      Alex Castro239.435.7146acastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Alex Castro, CPSR

      Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7146 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      acastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Alex is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. He is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding his Florida 4-40 license. Alex has a background in customer service and is fluent in both English and Spanish. He received his Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Edison State College. He has a very passionate and positive attitude and constantly exceeds the expectations of his clients.

      Alicia Poole239.659.6647apoole@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Alicia Poole, CRIS

      Client Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.659.6647 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      apoole@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Alicia is a Commercial Lines Client Executive with more than 29 years of experience in the insurance industry. She holds the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation. Alicia has particular expertise with condominiums and co-op associations, including detailed file audits to identify any potential coverage gaps. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Alicia worked as a Commercial Lines Account Executive for BCBE Construction Company, Inc. Alicia is a native of Naples and enjoys spending her free time with her kids and grandkids.

      Andrea Shaw239.435.7113ashaw@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Andrea Shaw, CRIS, CPIA, AAI, AIAM

      Client Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7113 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      ashaw@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Andrea joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1989. Originally from Germany, Andrea is able to assist Gulfshore’s German speaking clients. She holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA), and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designations. Andrea is adept at developing creative insurance solutions for clients, with particular emphasis on service excellence. In her free time, Andrea is an avid quilter and sewer, and donates many of her creations to charitable causes.

      Ashley Myers239.435.7156amyers@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Ashley Myers, CPSR

      Sr. Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7156 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      amyers@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Ashley is a Sr. Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She is originally from Pennsylvania and relocated to Florida in 2011. Ashley previously worked as an Assistant Customer Service Agent. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) and holds her 2-20 Agent’s License. Ashely earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Pittsburgh.

      Caitlin Hall239.659.6650chall@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Caitlin Hall, CPSR

      Account Manager, Commercial Lines
      239.659.6650 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      chall@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Originally from Massachusetts, Caitlin is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 2-20 license. With more than eight years of experience, Caitlin has particular expertise with condominiums and homeowner associations. She is a licensed Community Association Manager (CAM). Caitlin is known for outstanding customer service and is adept at working in a fast-paced environment.

      Corene Wagner239.435.7127cwagner@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Corene Wagner, CISR, ACSR

      Account Manager
      239.435.7127 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      cwagner@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Corene Wagner is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a licensed 2-20 agent and holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) designations. Corene has more than 35 years of industry related experience and specializes in small commercial business.

       

      Dorie Petersen239.435.7119djpetersen@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Dorie Petersen, CPSR

      Client Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7119 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      djpetersen@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Dorie Petersen is a Commercial Lines Client Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She has been with the agency for over 14 years, and is a Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) and an Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR). Dorie is known for her outstanding customer service, and has been voted Employee of the Year at Gulfshore Insurance. Dorie is fluent in Hebrew and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Hodges University.

      Elia Labra239.659.6649elabra@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Elia Labra, ACSR

      Account Manager, Commercial Lines
      239.659.6649 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      elabra@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Elia has 11 years of insurance industry experience, having joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2004. Elia began her career working for Marsh and McLennan Companies. In addition to her robust experience and reputation for thoroughness and accuracy, Elia speaks fluent Spanish. She holds the 2-20 license, Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) designation, and is working towards her Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) designation.

      Emma Blanco239.659.8873eblanco@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Emma Blanco, CPSR

      Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.659.8873 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      eblanco@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Emma is an Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 4-40 license. Originally from the U.K., Emma moved to the Southwest Florida area in 2002 and managed her family’s business for more than 10 years. She has consistently enjoyed fostering a positive environment in her work place.

      Guadalupe Gonzalez239.435.7135ggonzalez@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Guadalupe Gonzalez

      Account Service Associate
      239.435.7135 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      ggonzalez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Guadalupe is an Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Guadalupe worked for Insurance and Risk Management Services (IRMS) as a Client Service Specialist. She is known for her positive attitude and ability to proactively handle customer concerns and requests.

      Harriette D. Fraticelli239.659.8869hfraticelli@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Harriette D. Fraticelli, CPSR

      Account Manager, Commercial Lines
      239.659.8869 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      hfraticelli@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Harriette is an Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 4-40 license. Harriette is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Technical Training and was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame. Before joining Gulfshore Insurance, she worked in property sales where she excelled in closing deals while maintaining the highest standards of customer service. When she’s away from the office, Harriette enjoys spending time with her family, and she’s dedicated to physical fitness.

      Jan Allan239.659.7285jallan@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jan Allan

      Vice President of Commercial Service
      239.659.7285 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      jallan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jan Allan is Gulfshore Insurance’s Vice President of Commercial Service. With over 20 years of industry related experience, Jan is an insurance industry executive with considerable expertise in the area of workers’ compensation. Jan is known for her ability to connect with people and navigate even the most challenging client situations. She holds an Adjusters License and is Workers’ Compensation Board Certified. Jan has received numerous industry awards and achievements including Adjuster of the Year and Platinum Employee.

      Jennifer Porter239.659.6654jporter@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jennifer Porter, CPSR

      Technical Assistant
      239.659.6654 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      jporter@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jennifer is a Commercial Lines Technical Assistant at Gulfshore Insurance. Originally from Michigan, she has over ten years of experience in customer service and has the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation.  Jennifer is known for her excellent communication and organization skills. Before joining Gulfshore Insurance, Jennifer worked in the banking industry where she was responsible for investigating and assessing alerts relating to potential money laundering risks.

       

      Joanna Cressy239.430.7544jcressy@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Joanna Cressy

      Account Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7544 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      jcressy@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Joanna Cressy is a Commercial Lines Account Executive at Gulfshore Insurance. She has had 11 years of Commercial Lines insurance experience prior to moving to Naples with her family. Joanna is a licensed 2-20 agent and received her Associates Degree from Broward College.

      Johnnie Legan239.435.7141jlegan@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Johnnie Legan, CPIA

      Account Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7141 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      jlegan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Johnnie has been a Naples resident for over 30 years. She joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1998 as a receptionist. With hard work and great training, she earned her property and casualty license in 2000. She enjoys providing insurance advice to commercial insurance clients.

      Judi Taylor239.435.7147jtaylor@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Judi Taylor, CPSR

      Senior Technical Assistant, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7147 Direct
      239.213.2802 Fax
      jtaylor@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Judi Taylor is the Senior Technical Assistant in Commercial Lines with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative and holds a Customer Representative license. Originally from Indiana, Judi moved to Southwest Florida from Chicago, joining Gulfshore in May 2003. She currently is processing for several of the commercial lines teams, ensuring accuracy of new and existing data input.

      Karla Castro239.435.7158kcastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Karla Castro, CPSR

      Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.263.4527 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      kcastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Karla is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. Karla holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation, speaks fluent Spanish, and volunteers with the Humane Society in her spare time. Karla is known for her positive attitude and is adept at working in a fast-paced environment.

      Kaylee Fort239.435.7151kfort@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kaylee Fort

      Account Service Associate
      239.435.7151 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      kfort@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kaylee is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with her 4-40 license. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in Business Management after transferring from The University of Tulsa where she studied International Business and Cello Performance. Kaylee has varied experience including sales for Coca-Cola, office management, and marketing for local small businesses. She is fluent in Spanish and English and has been an active member of several local networking groups. She is also a Florida Notary.

      Krystal Shostack239.430.7547kshostack@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Krystal Shostack

      Account Manager, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7547 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      kshostack@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Krystal Shostack is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a licensed 2-20 agent with more than seven years of commercial property and casualty coverage and human resource experience. Krystal is a member of Young Professionals of Naples and an active member of Gulfshore Insurance’s Humanitarian Foundation. She is known for her attention to detail and is adept at working in a fast-paced environment.

      Linda Young239.659.7293lyoung@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Linda Young, CIC

      Account Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.659.7293 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      lyoung@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 28 years of experience, Linda is a Commercial Lines Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a licensed 2-20 agent and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Linda has particular expertise in the areas of condominium associations and construction. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Animal Refuge Center in North Fort Myers, and participates in Lehigh Acres Little League.

      Lu Wallace239.435.7144lwallace@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Lu Wallace, CPSR

      Account Service Associate
      239.435.7144 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      lwallace@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Lu Wallace is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She holds her 440 license and the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. Originally from Ohio, Lu comes to us with over 29 years of experience in collections.  She is known for her problem solving and communication skills. On her spare time, she organizes fundraisers for the American Cancer Society.

      Mackenzie Vaughn239.659.6656mvaughn@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Mackenzie Vaughn, CPSR

      Technical Assistant
      239.659.6656 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mvaughn@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Mackenzie Vaughn is a Commercial Lines Technical Assistant at Gulfshore Insurance. She holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. Mackenzie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Florida International University. Having a background in childcare, Mackenzie is known for her organization skills and creativity. She is a Naples native and volunteers with Relay for Life and the Humane Society of Naples.

       

      Maria Jebb239.435.7120mjebb@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Maria Jebb, CPSR

      Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7120 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mjebb@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Maria is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. Maria has extensive customer service experience and previously worked as general manager. She is known for outstanding teamwork and her positive attitude. Maria holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation and 4-40 license.

      Martin Watson239.435.7109mwatson@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Martin Watson, CPIA

      Account Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7109 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mwatson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Martin Watson is a New Jersey native with over 25 years in the insurance industry. He joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1996. Martin is an Account Executive in our Commercial Lines department, and focuses specifically on Condominium Association Insurance Insurance Placement and holds the CPIA designation.

      Mary Liggan-Nagaj239.435.7115mliggannagaj@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Mary Liggan-Nagaj, CPCU, AIAM, CRIS

      Client Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7115 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mliggannagaj@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Mary joined Gulfshore in 1999 with 13 years experience in commercial lines including 10 years at Sedgwick/ Marsh McLennan, a global insurance brokerage where she specialized in construction risks. She holds designations for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Insurance Account Management (AIAM) and Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS).

      Matthew Correale239.659.6648mcorreale@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Matthew Correale, CPIA

      Marketing Executive
      239.659.6648 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      mcorreale@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 20 years of experience, Matthew is a Marketing Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. He is responsible for marketing new and renewal accounts to the property and casualty marketplace, and developing and maintaining favorable relationships with various insurance carriers, brokers and general agents. Matthew is a licensed 2-20 agent and holds the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designation. He is known for his skill in navigating a large and complex marketplace to obtain the most competitive coverage terms and pricing, and has received numerous awards for his achievements in the insurance industry. Matthew earned a B.A. from State University of New York at Stony Brook.

      Maureen Grogan239.659.7283mgrogan@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Maureen Grogan, CPSR

      Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.659.7283 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mgrogan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than six years of industry related experience, Maureen is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She received a Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science degree in English and Elementary Education from Worcester State College. Maureen holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Maureen worked as an Office Manager in the real estate industry. Maureen is a licensed real estate Sales Associate and a Notary Public. Maureen is known for her attention to detail and expert verbal and written communication skills.

      Melissa Cruz239.362.9215mcruz@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Melissa Cruz

      Marketing Assistant
      239.362.9215 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      mcruz@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Melissa Cruz is a Commercial Lines Marketing Assistant at Gulfshore. She has 8 years of experience in the industry and holds her 2-20 and 20-44 license. Melissa previously worked with the ACE Group in New Jersey, where she served as a Professional Risk Underwriting Assistant.

      Michelle Kalicharan239.435.7131mkalicharan@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Michelle Kalicharan, CPSR

      Senior Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7131 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mkalicharan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michelle is a Senior Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She moved to Southwest Florida and joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2007. Michelle is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR). Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Michelle served as a Claims Technician at Zurich Insurance Company in New Jersey and after five years she moved to Ontario, Canada, where she worked for a mid-size insurance brokerage for 10 years.

      Morgan Miller239.435.7157mmiller@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Morgan Miller

      Account Manager, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7157 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      mmiller@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Morgan Miller is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a licensed 2-20 agent with more than four years of experience in property and casualty insurance, personal insurance, and customer service. Morgan is known for her organizational and time management. She is a Naples native and enjoys drawing and painting on her free time.

      Norma Sanchez239.261.3437nsanchez@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Norma Sanchez, CPSR, CRIS

      Account Service Associate, Commercial Lines
      239.261.5162 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      nsanchez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Norma joined Gulfshore Insurance in August of 2005 as an Account Service Associate. She is originally from New York City and moved to Fort Myers, Florida, in 2005. Norma started her career in insurance in 1980 working for New York Life Insurance and Annuity Corporation. In 1985, she went to work for The Church Pension Group, also a New York company, where she was employed until she relocated to Florida. Her work experience in a variety of insurance service products has allowed her to become a valuable asset to the company by providing excellence in customer service. She has also obtained the CPSR and CRIS designations which has added to her knowledge base.

      Pamela Vega239.430.7546pvega@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Pamela Vega, CPSR

      Account Manager, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7546 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      pvega@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Pam is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She holds her 2-20 license and is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR); Pam is also a State of Florida Notary. Pam earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and her Masters at Hodges University. She is an active volunteer with New Horizons of Southwest Florida, where she is involved in mentoring and tutoring youth. Pam was born in Bogota, Colombia, and speaks fluent Spanish.

      Patsy Armstrong239.430.7531parmstrong@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Patsy Armstrong, AU, CPSR, CRIS

      Commercial Lines Marketing Representative
      239.430.7531 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      parmstrong@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 26 years of industry related experience, Patsy is a Commercial Lines Marketing Representative with Gulfshore Insurance. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Patsy worked as an Operations Manager in the insurance industry. She is a licensed General Lines and Property and Casualty insurance agent and holds the Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU), Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designations.  Patsy is actively involved in a number of professional and civic associations. Patsy is known for upbeat and friendly attitude and is adept at working in a fast-paced environment.

      Penny Bouchard239.435.7155pbouchard@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Penny Bouchard, AAI, CIC, CISR

      Account Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7155 Direct
      239.213.2841 Fax
      pbouchard@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Penny is a Commercial Lines Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She has more than 34 years of industry experience and is an expert in the areas of construction, manufacturing, healthcare, and distribution. Penny is a licensed 2-20 agent, and holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) professional designations.

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      Shari Tyhurst239.435.7126styhurst@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Shari Tyhurst, RCSR, CAM

      Account Service Associate and Technical Assistant Supervisor, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7126 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      styhurst@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Shari brought seven years of condominium management experience to her role at Gulfshore Insurance in 2010. She holds the Registered Customer Service Representative (RCSR) designation and is a licensed Community Association Manager (CAM). Shari is originally from Massachusetts and has extensive experience working with condominium associations and maintaining insurance policies and obtaining quotes.

      Susan Klein239.430.7537sklein@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Susan Klein, AAI, CRIS, CPIA

      Client Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7537 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      sklein@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Susan joined the Gulfshore Insurance team in 2001 with over 24 years of experience. She began her career in 1984 in Naples working for a local independent insurance agency. Over 16 years as a client executive with Marsh and McLennan Companies in their commercial insurance division. In her role, Susan works with business clients through a consultative approach to confirm coverage integrity and to identify coverage gaps or overlaps. After a thorough account review and the completion of a needs assessment, Susan coordinates the risk management resources of Gulfshore Insurance to ensure the protection of her customers’ financial assets. Susan, a licensed 220 agent, has attained the professional designation Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) along with the Certified Professional Insurance Agents (CPIA) designation. Susan is currently working towards the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation. Susan earned an Employee of the Year award for 2003.

      Trisha Horner239.430.7542thorner@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Trisha Horner, AAI, CPCU, AMIM

      Account Executive, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7542 Direct
      239.213.2803 Fax
      thorner@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Trisha Horner is a Commercial Lines Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She has over 10 years of experience and holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and Associate in Marine Insurance Management (AMIM) designations. Trisha is known for her outstanding customer service and has been voted Employee of the Year at Gulfshore Insurance. Trisha earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from the University of Pittsburgh.

      Tyler Caron239.435.7118tcaron@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tyler Caron, CRIS, MLIS

      Sr. Marketing Representative
      239.435.7118 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      tcaron@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tyler is a Senior Marketing Representative with Gulfshore Insurance where he is responsible for the placement of new and renewal commercial insurance coverages for our customers. He is a licensed 2-20 agent and holds the Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS) designations. Tyler received the prestigious “Employee of the Year” award from Gulfshore Insurance in 2011. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Ursinus College.

  • Personal Lines

    • Sales

      Click on a name for more information.
      Andrea Pelletier239.435.7154apelletier@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Andrea Pelletier, CPIA

      Client Advisor, Partner, Private Risk Services
      239.435.7154 Direct
      239.213.2870Fax
      apelletier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Andrea joined Gulfshore Insurance, Inc. in 1990. Her experience enables her to understand the subtleties of the southwest Florida insurance marketplace and to serve her clients by applying the resources of one of the area’s largest agencies to create custom Personal Insurance Protection.

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      Ron Lazarto239.435.7159rlazarto@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Ron Lazarto

      Client Advisor, Partner, Private Risk Services
      239.435.7159 Direct
      239.213.2870 Fax
      rlazarto@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Ron joined Gulfshore in 2005 as a Personal Insurance Account Manager advising Gulfshore clients in areas of Homeowners, Auto, Flood, Umbrella, Fine Arts and Recreational Vehicle insurance. In 2007, Ron transitioned into a Client Advisor role, working with high net worth clients as a personal risk manager. Ron is a graduate of UMass Amherst and earned his degree in Economics. He is a member of the GoTo Network, Young Professionals of Naples. Ron is also a graduate of the 2009 GAIN Program (Growing Associates In Naples).

      Samantha Krol239.435.7121skrol@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Samantha Krol

      Client Advisor, Private Risk Services
      239.435.7121 Direct
      239.213.2870 Fax
      skrol@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Samantha Krol is a Private Risk Services (PRS) Client Advisor at Gulfshore Insurance. She is a licensed 2-20 agent who educates high net worth clients on their insurance needs and helps them understand their risk profile. Samantha has been in sales for over 8 years and is known for her effective sales techniques and innovative business and marketing strategies. She is a member of the National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP) and Women’s International Leadership Organization. Samantha also volunteers with the Make-A-Wish foundation and March of Dimes.

      Tammie King239.659.8882tking@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tammie King, CPSR, CPIA, CPIW

      Client Sales Advocate, Personal Lines
      239.659.8882 Direct
      239.213.2870 Fax
      tking@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tammie is a Personal Lines Sales Advocate with Gulfshore and has more than 27 years of experience in the insurance industry. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University, and holds the following industry designations: Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA), and Certified Insurance Industry Professional (CPIW). Tammie has a vast background and extensive knowledge in personal lines insurance and is adept at assisting clients with their risk management needs.

      Valerie Mercurio239.659.8888vmercurio@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Valerie Mercurio

      Client Advisor, Partner
      239.659.8888 Direct
      239.213.2870 Fax
      vmercurio@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Valerie joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1980 and has since advised thousands of clients on personal insurance protection. Valerie has a unique ability to counsel her clients in the nuances of the Southwest Florida insurance marketplace. Valerie is a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors (NABOR) and formerly served on the Advisory Board for First Floridian Insurance Company (Travelers of Florida).

    • Service

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      Amanda Wheeler239.430.7548awheeler@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Amanda Wheeler, CPSR

      PL Account Manager
      239.430.7548 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      awheeler@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Amanda Wheeler is an Account Manager on the Personal Lines team. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 4-40 license. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, she worked in customer service for 10 years. Amanda is currently pursuing her degree in Business Administration from Hodges University.

      Beth Bellairs239.435.7103bbellairs@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Beth Bellairs, AAI, AIAM, ACSR, CPIA, CPIW, DAE

      Client Executive, Private Risk Services
      239.435.7103 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      bbellairs@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Elizabeth M. Bellairs joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1998 and has over 20 years experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, Beth was honored by the Insurance Professionals of Collier County with the Nancy Roberts Spirit Award and as VIP of the Year. She is a licensed property and casualty insurance agent and has earned six professional designations. Beth strikes a balance between managing the cost of one’s insurance program, while making sure they are appropriately insured for their level of risk exposure.

      Christina Geiser239.435.7149cgeiser@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Christina Geiser, CPSR

      PL Sr. Account Service Associate
      239.435.7149 Direct
      239.213.2819 Fax
      cgeiser@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Christina is the Personal Lines Senior Account Service Associate at Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 4-40 license. Prior to joining the team, Christina worked as a Sales Support Specialist for IBM Corporation for nearly 30 years. She is known for providing high quality client support and outstanding communication.

      Christine Lis239.435.7114clis@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Christine Lis, AIS, AINS, CPSR, CPIW, DAE

      PL Account Executive
      239.435.7114 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      clis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Christine Lis has been an Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance since 2000 and has more than 17 years of industry experience. She is a licensed Property and Casualty insurance agent and holds several professional designations, as well as being a member of the Insurance Professionals of Collier County. Christine’s experience and dedication allows her to provide the best customized insurance program to meet her clients’ needs. Christine is known for her outstanding customer service and has received numerous accolades from her clients.

      Cynthia Snavley239.659.8884csnavley@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Cynthia Snavley

      PL Account Executive
      239.659.8884 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      csnavley@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Cynthia is a Personal Lines Account Executive at Gulfshore Insurance with more than 10 years of insurance industry experience. She earned an associate’s degree from Southwest Florida Community College and is a licensed Customer Representative including health, life, and variable annuities. Cynthia provides exceptional service to her clients with a proven ability to analytically assess their needs and implement the most effective risk management solutions.

      Elizabeth Staley239.659.8883estaley@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Elizabeth Staley

      Marketing Representative, Private Risk Services
      239.659.8883 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      estaley@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Elizabeth Staley is a Marketing Representative, Private Risk Services, with Gulfshore Insurance. She has worked in the insurance industry for several years, and has extensive experience with policies covering coastal properties. Elizabeth holds a 220 license, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.

      Hayley Cleaves239.435.7122hcleaves@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Hayley Cleaves

      PL Account Service Associate
      239.435.7122 Direct
      239.213.2819 Fax
      hcleaves@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Hayley Cleaves is an Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. Before joining the Gulfshore family, Hayley worked in the hospitality industry for five years. Hayley is known for her enthusiastic attitude and communication skills.

      Jeanna Chavez239.435.7132jchavez@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jeanna Chavez, CPSR

      Account Service Associate, Personal Lines
      239.435.7132 Direct
      239.213.2819 Fax
      jchavez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jeanna is a Personal Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 4-40 license. Jeanna has a background in customer service and is known for her attention to detail and organizational skills.

      Kathryn McKenna239.435.7122kmckenna@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kathryn McKenna, API

      Account Executive, Personal Lines
      239.435.7122  Direct
      239.213.2897  Fax
      kmckenna@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kathryn McKenna is a Personal Lines Account Executive with over 15 years of industry related experience. She holds the Associate in Personal Insurance (API) designation and is a licensed 2-20 agent. Before joining Gulfshore Insurance, Kathryn was the Assistant Vice President of the Private Risk Management division at Willis Personal Lines, LLC. While she was there, she dealt with high net worth clients and received the Willis Medallion award. Kathryn is known for her optimistic personality and her communication skills. She is also Vice President of Tampa Bay Mariner’s Club and volunteers with the Dress for Success program.

       

      Lubelia Dunbar239.659.6657ldunbar@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Lubelia Dunbar

      PL Account Executive
      239.659.6657 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      ldunbar@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Lubelia Dunbar is an Account Executive at Gulfshore Insurance with 16 years of experience. Lubelia is a licensed property and casualty agent and also holds the life, health, and variable annuities license. Her years of experience allow her to provide a consultative approach when working with her clients to determine the best insurance program to meet client needs. Lubelia is known for her outstanding customer service skills and is fluent in English and Portuguese.

      Lynne Oakley239.659.8878loakley@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Lynne Oakley

      PL Account Manager
      239.659.8878 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      loakley@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Lynne Oakley is an Account Manager at Gulfshore Insurance with more than 28 years of industry experience. Lynne is a licensed property and casualty insurance agent, and she previously owned and operated an insurance agency in North Carolina. Her depth of knowledge allows her to assist clients with all aspects of Personal Lines insurance. Lynne is known for her superior customer service and truly enjoys working with clients to help identify the best solutions to meet their needs.

      Margarita Vazquez239.659.7282mvazquez@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Margarita Vazquez, CPSR

      PL Technical Assistant
      239.659.7282 Direct
      239.213.2819 Fax
      mvazquez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Margarita Vazquez joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2000 as a Personal Lines Technical Assistant. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Florida 4-40 license. She is originally from Long Island, New York and has been in the insurance industry for over 13 years.

      Marianne Kureth239.435.7125mkureth@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Marianne Kureth, ACSR, AIAM, AINS, CPIA, CPIW, DAE

      PL Account Executive
      239.435.7125 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      mkureth@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Marianne joined Gulfshore in 2000 and has over 33 years of insurance experience. She is a licensed Property and Casualty Agent and holds six professional designations. She received the Gulfshore Insurance Client Service Excellence Award. She is a charter member of Insurance Professionals of Collier County (IPCC) and has chaired and served on various committees over the past 26 years. She is a member of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA). She enjoys volunteering with local charities through our Gulfshore Humanitarian Foundation and has been involved with the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life for over 15 years. Marianne has been married for 28 years and a Naples native.

      Medgine Hyppolite239.659.7287mhyppolite@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Medgine Hyppolite, CPIA, CPSR

      PL Account Executive
      239.659.7287 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      mhyppolite@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Medgine is a Personal Lines Account Executive for Gulfshore Insurance. She has been in the insurance industry for more than eight years and is a licensed Property and Casualty Agent. She holds the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) and Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designations. Most recently, she received Gulfshore Insurance’s 2014 Client Service Excellence Award. Medgine is a member of the Insurance Professionals of Collier County and a recipient of the Individual Education Achievement Award and the Distinguished Service Award of Excellence. Medgine is known for outstanding customer service and is adept at working in a fast-paced environment.

      Michele Lutz239.435.7145mlutz@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Michele Lutz, CPIA, CISR Elite

      Personal Lines Client Experience Specialist
      239.435.7145 Direct
      239.213.2819 Fax
      mlutz@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michele is a Personal Lines Client Experience Specialist for Gulfshore Insurance with more than 25 years of industry experience. Michele is a licensed property and casualty, life and health, and personal lines insurance agent. She holds the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) and Certified Insurance Service Representative Elite (CISR Elite) designations. Michele is actively involved in Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and has received awards of excellence for her outstanding customer service.

      Michelle Davis239.659.8871mdavis@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Michelle Davis, CIC

      Personal Lines Assistant Manager
      239.659.8871  Direct
      239.213.2897  Fax
      mdavis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michelle Davis is the Personal Lines Assistant Manager and has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. She holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and is a licensed 2-20 and 2-15 agent. Originally from Minnesota, Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Insurance from the University of Minnesota. She is known for her sound judgment, strong problem solving skills, and communication skills. Michelle is also a leader in the community and volunteers with the American Cancer Society, PACE Center for Girls, and the American Heart Association. She was also awarded “Volunteer of the Year” by St. Anthony’s Hospital.

      Noemi Cisneros239.330.3986ncisneros@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Noemi Cisneros, CPSR

      PL Account Service Associate
      239.330.3986 Direct
      239.213.2819 Fax
      ncisneros@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Noemi joined the Gulfshore Insurance team after working in the banking industry for 16 years. She is now an Account Services Associate in our Personal Lines department and is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR), holding her Floirda 4-40 license. Noemi received her associates degree in accounting from Hodges University and is also a licensed notary.

      Paige Moore239.659.7284pmoore@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Paige Moore

      Vice President of Personal Lines Services
      239.659.7284 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      pmoore@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 29 years of insurance industry experience, Paige is the Vice President of Personal Lines Services for Gulfshore Insurance. She is a licensed Property and Casualty and Life and Health insurance agent. Paige has received numerous industry awards and achievements, and has served a member of various insurance advisory councils as a trusted and well-respected insurance professional. Paige is known for her outstanding customer service and the trusted insurance advice and solutions she provides to Gulfshore’s personal lines clients.

      Pam Seward239.430.7540pseward@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Pam Seward, CPSR, CISR

      PL Account Executive
      239.430.7540 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      pseward@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Pam is an Account Executive at Gulfshore Insurance.  She is a licensed property and casualty insurance agent and holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.  Pam is actively involved with the Gulfshore Insurance Humanitarian Foundation, where she serves as the agency liaison for the Humane Society.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Roanoke College in Virginia and is known for her outstanding customer service and attention to detail.

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      Sarah Van Guilder239.659.6645sst.hilaire@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Sarah Van Guilder, CPSR, CISR

      PL Account Manager
      239.659.6645 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      ssthilaire@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sarah is a Personal Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore and holds the CPSR and the CISR designations and Customer Representative license. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Sarah worked in accounting and finance for more than eight years. Sarah is currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration from Columbia College. She is known for her outstanding customer service and attention to detail.

      Shannon Blair239.659.8861sblair@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Shannon Blair, CPSR

      Marketing Representative
      239.659.8861 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      sblair@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Shannon Blair is a Marketing Representative with Gulfshore Insurance.  She holds a property and casualty insurance agent license and the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation.  Shannon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida Gulf Coast University and is known for her outstanding customer service and attention to detail.

      Sharon Castro239.430.7543scastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Sharon Castro, CPSR

      PL Account Manager
      239.430.7543 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      scastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sharon Castro has been an Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance since 2002. Sharon holds the Customer Representative license and has more than 19 years of industry experience. She enjoys assisting her clients with questions regarding their coverage and providing trusted insurance advice and solutions.

      Terri Diephouse239.430.7549tdiephouse@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Terri Diephouse, CPSR, CISR, CIIP

      PL Account Manager
      239.430.7549 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      tdiephouse@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Terri is a Personal Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance, and holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation, the Certified Insurance Service Representative designation (CISR), the Certified Insurance Industry Professional (CIIP), and a 4-40 Customer Representative license with the state of Florida. Her prior experience in the real estate appraisal industry serves her well when assisting clients with their insurance coverage questions.  Terri is a treasurer for the Insurance Professionals of Collier County and received the 2015 Individual Education Achievement Award.  In April of 2016 she received the International Association of Insurance Professionals Rookie of the Year award for Region 3.  She enjoys volunteering with local charities through Gulfshore’s Humanitarian Foundation.

      Theresa Zinn239.659.6643tzinn@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Theresa Zinn, CPSR

      PL Account Manager
      239.659.6643 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      tzinn@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Theresa Zinn is an Account Manager for Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) and holds the 4-40 Customer Representative license with the State of Florida.  Theresa graduated with an Associate’s degree from Washington State Community College and her background includes several years of customer service in the hospitality industry. Theresa is known for her outstanding customer service and attention to detail.

      Tonia Dwyer239.659.8865tdwyer@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tonia Dwyer, CPSR

      PL Administrative Assistant
      239.659.8865 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      tdwyer@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tonia Dwyer is an Administrative Assistant in Personal Lines at Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative and holds a Customer Service license. She has an enthusiastic commitment to excellent customer service while providing exemplary support. Tonia previously worked as a concierge at some of Southwest Florida’s finest resorts, and has fostered environments that provide high levels of service. She volunteers with Brooke’s Legacy Animal Rescue, and she participates in the Brotherhood Ride (bicycle) to support fallen firefighters, first responders and police officers.

      Tricia Parker239.659.8876TParker@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tricia Parker

      PL Account Executive
      239.659.8876 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      tparker@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tricia Parker is an Account Executive at Gulfshore Insurance with more than 11 years of industry experience specializing in complex insurance programs for high net worth clients. She holds the 20-44 Personal Lines license and is also a Florida native. Her years of experience and consultative approach allow her to determine the best customized insurance program to meet her client’s needs. Tricia enjoys helping her clients better understand their insurance while helping to protect the lifestyle they’ve worked to achieve.

      Wendy Bryant239.659.8890wbryant@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Wendy Bryant, ACSR

      PL Account Executive
      239.659.8890 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      wbryant@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Wendy is a Gulfshore Account Executive with more than 25 years of insurance industry experience. She is a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent and holds the Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) designation. Wendy’s years of experience and her consultative approach allow her to determine the best customized program to meet her clients’ needs. She is known for her outstanding customer service and attention to detail.

  • Employee Benefits

    • Sales

      Click on a name for more information.
      Dan Thompson239.659.6641dthompson@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Dan Thompson

      Client Advisor, Partner
      239.659.6641 Direct
      239.213.2876 Fax
      dthompson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As an Employee Benefits Client Advisor, Dan’s consultative approach helps him gain insight to his clients’ needs and improve the value of their Employee Benefits program. He has worked with Gulfshore Insurance since 2005 and became a partner in 2010. Originally from Maryland, Dan is a licensed 220 & 215 agent and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a Masters in Business Administration from Hodges University. Prior to working with Gulfshore, Dan worked for both ADP and Paychex.

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    • service

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      Carmen Fortner239.659.6659cfortner@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Carmen Fortner

      Client Service Specialist
      239.659.6659 Direct
      239.213.2876 Fax
      cfortner@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Carmen is an Employee Benefits Client Service Specialist at Gulfshore Insurance. She has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Missouri and has over 13 years of experience in finance and customer service. Carmen is an avid member of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and an alumnus of Growing Associates in Naples (GAIN) and the Leadership Collier Foundation (LCF).

      Elizabeth Flores239.659.8879eflores@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Elizabeth Flores, CPSR

      Client Service Specialist
      239.659.8879 Direct
      239.213.2876 Fax
      eflores@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Elizabeth Flores is a Client Service Specialist on the Employee Benefits team. She has three years of industry related experience and holds the Florida General Lines 2-20 license and the Florida Customer Representative 4-40 license. Elizabeth is a member of the Florida Association of Insurance Agents and a Naples native. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys volunteering with Keep Collier Beautiful.

      Jo Symkowiak239.659.7288jsymkowiak@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jo Symkowiak

      Sr. Account Executive
      239.659.7288 Direct
      239.213.2876 Fax
      jsymkowiak@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jo Symkowiak is an Employee Benefits Sr. Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She works closely with the Employee Benefits team to provide daily technical support for clients of Gulfshore Insurance. Jo brings more than 22 years of industry experience in managing benefit programs and has a strong proficiency in all compliance areas. Jo is known for her ability to translate her clients’ big picture visions into detailed action plans. She holds the RHU certification and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Michigan State University .

      Norma Miller239.435.7101nmiller@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Norma Miller

      Sr. Account Executive
      239.659.8862 Direct
      239.213.2876 Fax
      nmiller@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Norma Miller is an Employee Benefits Sr. Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She brings with her over 25 years of industry experience in managing benefit programs, with extensive knowledge in alternate funding, as well as fully insured benefits, for medical and ancillary coverages.  Norma holds several licenses and has earned numerous insurance certifications including: Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Health Insurance Associate (HIA), and Healthcare Customer Service Association (HCSA).  Norma recently moved to Cape Coral from Northern Indiana

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  • Risk Management & Claims

    • Click on a name for more information.
      Amy M. Calandro239.659.8885acalandro@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Amy M. Calandro

      Claims Advocate
      239.659.8885 Direct
      239.321.6858 Fax
      acalandro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Amy Calandro is a Claims Advocate for Gulfshore Insurance. She has more than 18 years of experience in the claims industry. She holds the Florida Claims Adjuster 6-20 license. Amy’s previous industry experience includes workers’ compensation claims handling positions with Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and American International Group. Amy is known for her collaborative and thorough approach to resolving claims. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Robert Morris College. She is a member of the Claims Litigation Management Alliance.

      Annette Vela239.435.7131avela@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Annette Vela

      Claims Advocate
      239.435.7131 Direct
      239.213.2880 Fax
      avela@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Annette Vela is a Claims Advocate with Gulfshore Insurance and has over 10 years of industry-related experience. During her time at Gulfshore Insurance, she has served in many roles making her extremely knowledgeable about the insurance industry. Annette is known for her energetic work attitude and her excellent communication skills.

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      Ashley Garner239.435.7107agarner@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Ashley Garner, CPCU, AIC, AINS, ARM

      Risk Manager
      239.435.7107 Direct
      239.213.2890 Fax
      agarner@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 8 years of insurance and claims management experience, Ashley is the Risk Manager for Gulfshore Insurance. She holds the 2-20 and 6-20 licenses, as well as, the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Claims (AIC), Associate in General Insurance (AINS), and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Ashley served as the Leadership Team Member of Worley Catastrophe Response, where she received the Worley Rewards Grand Prize Winner in 2013 and 2012.

      Cheryl Roberts239.659.6652croberts@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Cheryl Roberts, AINS, AIC

      Senior Claims Advocate
      239.659.6652 Direct
      239.213.7719 Fax
      croberts@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 9 years of industry experience, Cheryl is a Senior Claims Advocate with Gulfshore Insurance. Cheryl holds the Associate in Claims (AIC) and Associate in General Insurance (AINS) professional designation as well as the Florida Claims Adjuster 6-20 license.  Cheryl earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Cleary University.

      Garrett Anthony239.435.7117ganthony@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Garrett Anthony, CPSR

      Claims Advocate
      239.435.7117 Direct
      239.213.2878 Fax
      ganthony@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Garrett Anthony is a Claims Advocate within our Claims department. He holds the  Florida Claims Adjuster 6-20 license as well as his Customer Service Representative License. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing from Florida Gulf Coast University. Garrett has always had a passion for helping people. He enjoys the challenge of learning about people and helping them find a solution for their unique situation.

      Manny Cervoni239.659.7291mcervoni@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Manny Cervoni

      Claims Advocate
      239.659.7291 Direct
      239.213.2872 Fax
      mcervoni@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Manny Cervoni is a Claims Advocate with Gulfshore Insurance and has over 10 years of industry-related experience. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Manny worked at Citizens Property Insurance in several roles. Manny holds several licenses including the Florida Claims Adjuster 6-20 license and FEMA Adjuster License. Manny received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Florida. He is a member of the Claims Litigation Management Alliance and the Collier County chapter of the International Association of Insurance Professionals.

  • SUPPORT SERVICES

    • Associates

      Click on a name for more information.
      Courtney Butler239.430.7534cbutler@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Courtney Butler

      Office Support Associate
      239.430.7534 Direct
      239.435.0596 Fax
      cbutler@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Courtney Butler is an Office Support Associate for Gulfshore Insurance.  Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, she worked in quality control for a technologies company and retail. She is very detail oriented and enjoys working with clients.

      Jacquie Carter239.261.0048jcarter@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jacquie Carter

      Executive Assistant and Training Specialist
      239.261.0048 Direct
      239.213.2839 Fax
      jcarter@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jacquie Carter joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2003, after seven years in the biomedical field. As Executive Assistant and Training Assistant, Jacquie provides administrative support to the President and the Claims and Risk Management Department, and oversees training for all new team members. Jacquie attended California State University at Hayward and Hodges University in Naples, and is a licensed Property and Casualty agent.

      Jason Binder239.659.6642jbinder@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jason Binder

      Systems Administrator
      239.659.6642 Direct
      239.213.2826 Fax
      jbinder@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With 15 years of experience, Jason is a Systems Administrator with Gulfshore Insurance. He has ample experience configuring and maintaining Windows server infrastructure, and supporting desktop environments. Jason is an Apple Certified Technician, and prior to joining the agency, worked as a Customer Support Supervisor for Florida Cancer Specialists. Since 1994, Jason has served in the U.S. Submarine Fleet and Naval Reserve as an Electronics Technician First Class, Submarine Qualified.

      Jennifer Breton239.435.7100jbreton@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jennifer Breton

      Executive Assistant
      239.435.7100 Direct
      239.213.7701 Fax
      jbreton@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jen is an Executive Assistant at Gulfshore Insurance, where she provides administrative support to the Executive Vice President and Management Team. She earned a degree in Business Science from Hesser College. With more than 30 years of experience, Jennifer is proficient in diverse administrative and management functions, and is known for her exceptional organization and communication skills.

      John Galyas239.676.3882jgalyas@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      John Galyas

      Help Desk Technician
      239.676.3882 Direct
      239.213.2826 Fax
      jgalyas@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      John is a Help Desk Technician for Gulfshore Insurance. He is proficient in technology and system operations and holds several certifications including CompTIA A+, Comp TIA Network +, and Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT). Prior to joining Gulfshore, John attended Lorenzo Walker Technical College and interned with the Collier County School System.

       

      Katrina Varela239.435.7148kvarela@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Katrina Varela

      Communications & Branding Specialist
      239.435.7148 Direct
      239.435.0596 Fax
      kvarela@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Katrina Varela is the Communications and Branding Specialist at Gulfshore Insurance. Katrina assists in executing strategic brand management and marketing plans for the agency. Her experience includes creative design, brand marketing, and communications. Katrina received a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and holds two minors in Marketing and Global Communications from Florida International University. Katrina is a Naples native and a member of the Naples Junior Women’s Club. She also volunteers with Youth Leadership Collier through the Naples Chamber of Commerce and is the Chair of our Humanitarian Foundation.

      Kim Scott239.261.3646kscott@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kim Scott, CPSR

      Senior Accountant
      239.261.3646 Direct
      239.213.2889 Fax
      kscott@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kim is a Senior Accountant with Gulfshore Insurance. She holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. Kim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Agribusiness from the University of Florida.

      Kristi Willems239.659.8880kwillems@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kristi Willems

      Accounting Associate
      239.659.8880 Direct
      239.213.2889 Fax
      kwillems@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kristi is an Accounting Associate at Gulfshore Insurance. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Marketing from Mercer University. Owning her own business since 2014, her organizational and leadership skills are an asset to Gulfshore Insurance. Kristi is also part of the Estero Chamber of Commerce and the BlueZones Project.

      Leeann Embs239.659.8894lembs@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Leeann Embs

      Sr. Office Support Associate
      239.659.8894 Direct
      239.435.0596 Fax
      lembs@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Leeann Embs is our Sr. Office Support Associate for Gulfshore Insurance. Leeann has over 6 years of experience in customer service and was awarded an A+ in customer experience at her previous company. Leeann is very personable and enjoys helping others.

      Luis Castro239.659.7280lcastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Luis Castro

      Digital Imaging Technician
      239.659.7280 Direct
      239.213.2858 Fax
      lcastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With a Computer Processing Institute degree in Computer Operations, Luis began his career at Gulfshore in 2002 as a part-time scanner. He is now a member of the Information Technology Team and is currently in charge of paperless workflow, scanning operations, property photography, as well as incoming and outgoing mail processing.

      Michael Jean-Baptiste239.435.7153mjean-baptiste@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Michael Jean-Baptiste

      Accountant
      239.435.7153 Direct
      239.213.2889 Fax
      mjean-baptiste@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michael is an Accountant at Gulfshore Insurance. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance Michael interned at Hill, Barth, and King, LLC during the 2015 and 2016 tax seasons giving him ample experience in the industry. Michael is a Naples native and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida Gulf Coast University. His ambition and team-player mindset are an asset to Gulfshore Insurance.

      Michael Starace239.435.7138mstarace@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Michael Starace

      Systems Administrator
      239.435.7138 Direct
      239.213.2826 Fax
      mstarace@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michael Starace is a Systems Administrator with Gulfshore Insurance. He has 15 years of professional IT experience, 5 of which were spent leading the IBM desktop support team.

      Sandra Hebert239.659.7281shebert@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Sandra Hebert, CPSR, AIS

      Office Support Associate
      239.659.7281 Direct
      239.435.0596 Fax
      shebert@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sandra joined Gulfshore Insurance in March of 2005. She is originally from Rhode Island were she worked as a receptionist for 13 years with an Independent Insurance Agency. Sandra looked forward to a more challenging career so after relocating to Naples, Florida she completed her CPSR and AIS designations. With this knowledge base, she successfully worked in our commercial lines department for 8 years. Most recently, Sandra has been utilizing her administrative skills and has transitioned back into the office support role.

      Tammy Delgado239.435.7137tdelgado@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tammy Delgado

      Business Development Specialist
      239.435.7137 Direct
      239.213.2813 Fax
      tdelgado@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tammy joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1998. In addition to providing support to the Sales team, Tammy serves as specialist of the Gulfshore Academy. She holds a Certified Professional Insurance Agent designation (CPIA) and is a member of the Gulfshore Humanitarian Foundation.

      Tori Miller239.435.7112tmiller@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tori Miller

      Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable Coordinator
      239.435.7112 Direct
      239.213.2889 Fax
      tmiller@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tori is Gulfshore Insurance’s Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Coordinator. She holds an Associates Degree from Heritage Institute. Having a background in childcare, Tori’s attention to detail and instructional skills make her an asset to our team.

      Tracy Schilling239.659.8889 tschilling@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Tracy Schilling, CPSR

      Human Resources Assistant
      239.659.8889 Direct
      239.213.2834 Fax
      tschilling@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tracy Schilling is a Human Resources Assistant with Gulfshore Insurance. She relocated to Southwest Florida from Chicago, where she was employed with Jewel-Osco as HR-Personnel Coordinator. Tracy has strong organizational skills, and her caring attitude creates an easy rapport with employees and candidates.

    • Management Team

      Click on a name for more information.
      Heather MacDougall239.435.7130hmacdougall@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Heather MacDougall, CHPSE

      Vice President of Human Resources
      239.435.7130 Direct
      239.213.2834 Fax
      hmacdougall@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As Vice President of Human Resources, Heather is responsible for developing and maintaining human resource strategies to attract and retain top level employees for Gulfshore Insurance. As a Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE), Heather is fully versed in the laws and requirements for HIPAA privacy and security compliance. Heather is known for her ability to address organizational goals and issues effectively and to create human resource practices that support these goals. Prior to joining Gulfshore in 2006, Heather worked in HR for a wireless engineering firm in southern California. Heather is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and HR Collier, and is a 2008 graduate of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce GAIN program. A native Floridian, Heather received a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Florida and a M.S. in Adult Education and HR Development from Florida State University.

      Holly McMaster239.435.7128hmcmaster@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Holly McMaster

      Controller
      239.435.7128 Direct
      239.213.2889 Fax
      hmcmaster@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Holly McMaster is the Controller for Gulfshore Insurance. In this role she is responsible for oversight and direction of the accounting department. McMaster has more than 20 years of accounting experience in the areas of financial services, manufacturing and publishing. Holly earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her MBA from the University of Florida – Gainesville. Holly also stays active by teaching spinning and group fitness classes.

      Jim Helton239.430.7538jhelton@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jim Helton

      Vice President of IT
      239.430.7538 Direct
      239.213.2826 Fax
      jhelton@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jim Helton is the Vice President of Information Technology for Gulfshore Insurance. With more than 18 years of experience, Jim has particular expertise in the areas of systems architecture, large-scale technology operations, disaster recovery planning and implementation, and project management. Jim is known for his leadership skills and mastery of IT infrastructure. Jim started his technical career at GE, where he spent over 8 years learning enterprise IT support and process quality.

      Jonathan Hart239.659.8887jhart@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Jonathan Hart

      Talent Development Manager
      239.659.8887 Direct
      239.206.1454 Fax
      jhart@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As Talent Development Manager, Jonathan is responsible for creating and executing performance excellence strategies to develop associates at Gulfshore Insurance. Jonathan is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of experience in global learning solutions, organizational development, and talent management initiatives. He is DiSC and Hogan certified, and has particular expertise in the areas of Leadership Development, Instructional Design, Project Management, Change Management, M/A Integration, Executive Coaching, Consulting, Facilitation, Diversity and Inclusion, and Talent Management. Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science in Legal Communications from Ohio University and a Master of Education in Human Resource Development from Xavier University.

      Kim Shaidle239.659.8893kshaidle@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Kim Shaidle

      Vice President of Communications and Branding
      239.659.8893 Direct
      239.435.0596 Fax
      kshaidle@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kim Shaidle is the Vice President of Communications & Branding for Gulfshore Insurance. With over 10 years of marketing and communications experience, Kim develops and executes the strategic brand management and marketing plan for the agency. Her experience includes corporate communications, brand development, and marketing strategy. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Florida.

      Michelle Gleeson239.430.7539mgleeson@gulfshoreinsurance.com
      Michelle Gleeson

      Executive VP, COO, Partner
      239.430.7539 Direct
      239.213.7701 Fax
      mgleeson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michelle’s extensive career has spanned both the for-profit and not-for-profit corporate worlds. As a key catalyst to the agency’s ongoing success, Michelle oversees the operations and finances with her exceptional business savvy and inspired ideas for success. Michelle joined Gulfshore in 2000, following 12 years of service as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. She is a CPA, Certified Corporate Coach, holds the Property and Casualty and Life and Health insurance licenses. Michelle was named “VIP of the Year,” for 2002 by the National Association of Insurance Women of Collier County. She is a graduate of the Leadership Collier Class of 2009, and serves on the Editorial Board for the Naples Chamber Business Currents magazine.

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