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GSI New Executive Leadership 01 2023Gulfshore Insurance is pleased to announce new executive leadership roles at the agency effective January 1, 2023.  Greg Havemeier has been named Executive Vice President & Managing Partner, and Ryan Schmidt has become President & Managing Partner.

Greg has been with Gulfshore Insurance for 33 years.  He has been a long-term stockholder partner and a client advisor to individuals as well as medium to large-sized business enterprises.  Greg is a subject matter expert, advising clients in the proper and effective management of their personal or business risks.

Ryan has been with Gulfshore Insurance since 2010, starting as a business risk advisor focused on helping medium and large-sized business enterprises with proper and effective management of their business risk, including placement of appropriate commercial insurance. Ryan has been a long-term stockholder partner and has served as Chief Revenue Officer since 2019.

Greg and Ryan succeed Brad Havemeier, who has been the President and CEO of Gulfshore Insurance since 1985.  Brad is stepping down from daily operational leadership; however, he will continue to provide ongoing expertise and guidance as a Non-Executive Advisor of Counsel.

This leadership progression supports Gulfshore Insurance’s focus on continued growth and perpetuates its 50-year tradition of impeccable service and innovative risk management.

Gulfshore Insurance is a Naples, Florida based insurance agency specializing in business insurance including liability insurance, property insurance, workers compensation insurance, vehicle insurance, business income interruption insurance, cyber insurance, commercial umbrella insurance, and more. Our insurance and risk management advisors are industry specialists for condominium associations, golf and country clubs, oil and petroleum marketers, construction, landscaping, churches and non-profits, and work comp. Navigating insurance requires an experienced and trusted insurance agent who understands your business risks and exposures. Gulfshore Insurance services Naples, North Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Sarasota, Lido Beach, Longboat Key, Bradenton Beach, and Southwest Florida. We have office locations in Naples, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, and Sarasota.