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  • Commercial Lines

    • Sales

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      Brad Havemeier239.261.8924bhavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Brad Havemeier
      Brad Havemeier

      President
      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.

      Greg Havemeier239.435.7106ghavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Greg Havemeier, AAI, CIRMS
      Greg Havemeier, AAI, CIRMS

      Senior Vice President
      239.435.7106 Direct
      239.213.2831 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 Certified Insurance Risk Management Specialist (CIRMS) professional designation from the Community Association Institute.

      Jack Powers239.435.7110jpowers@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jack Powers
      Jack Powers

      Senior VP, Sales
      239.435.7110 Direct
      239.213.2837 Fax
      jpowers@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jack joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1998 and serves as Senior Vice President of Sales. 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.

      Kim Ovaitte239.435.7133kovaitte@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kim Ovaitte, CPCU, ARM
      Kim Ovaitte, CPCU, ARM

      Senior VP, Commercial Marketing
      239.435.7133 Direct
      239.213.7710 Fax
      kovaitte@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 25 years in the insurance industry, Kim brings her skill to the areas of insurance placement, claims, and risk management. She holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) professional designations. She has experience with insurance captives and risk purchasing groups; is adept at actuarial analysis with a specific expertise in loss-sensitive workers compensation programs; and uses that knowledge in the development of creative risk solutions for our clients. Kim is bilingual and is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University.

      David Wissel239.659.6658diwssel@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      David Wissel
      David Wissel

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.659.6658 Direct
      239.213.2805 Fax
      dwissel@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 20 years of insurance industry experience, Dave works with a wide range of business clients to provide consultative and diagnostic insurance expertise. As a Commercial Lines Client Advisor, Dave uses a unique approach to understand his clients’ business and improve their risk profiles and overall insurance programs. Dave attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and is actively involved with the Blessed Pope John XXIII Church.

      Greg Weaver813.732.5150gweaver@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Greg Weaver

      CL Client Advisor
      813.732.5150 Direct
      239.213.2863 Fax
      gweaver@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Greg 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. Greg is actively involved with the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Ybor City Rotary Club. He also presently serves as the Director of Children’s Ministry and as YMCA football coach. Greg earned a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry and Christian Education from Toccoa Falls College.

      John Caballero239.435.7104jcaballero@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      John Caballero, CIC, CRM
      John Caballero, CIC, CRM

      Risk Manager/Client Advisor
      239.659.7104 Direct
      239.213.2829 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.

      Nick Wichmanowski239.659.6653nwichmanowski@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nick Wichmanowski, CLCS
      Nick Wichmanowski, CLCS

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.659.6653 Direct
      239.213.2874 Fax
      nwichmanowski@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nick is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and a licensed 220 agent, certified risk architect, and commercial lines coverage specialist. He is actively involved in the Florida Nursery, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA). 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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      Robin Arnold863.370.0984rarnold@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Robin Arnold, AIS, AINS

      Senior Workers’ Comp Risk Specialist
      863.370.0984 Direct
      239.213.2861 Fax
      rarnold@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Robin is a Senior Workers’ Compensation Risk Specialist with over 20 years of industry experience. She has considerable expertise in the areas of loss sensitive plans, including paid loss and incurred loss retrospective rating plans, as well as retrospective rating plan contracts, underwriting guidelines, and auditing credentials. Robin holds the Associate in General Insurance Services (AINS) designation and is working towards the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. She is dually licensed in all lines Property Casualty and Group Benefits Health Insurance. Robin currently serves as the Executive Director of the Jaylens Challenge Foundation, Inc., and is a member of the National Tourette Syndrome Association and the University of South Florida Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARDS).

      Ryan Schmidt239.659.6651rschmidt@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Ryan Schmidt
      Ryan Schmidt

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.659.6651 Direct
      239.213.2808 Fax
      rschmidt@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As a Commercial Lines Client Advisor, Ryan uses a unique diagnostic approach to understand his clients’ business and improve their risk profiles and overall insurance programs. Ryan has considerable expertise in the insurance industry, specializing in the areas of Golf & Country Clubs and Community Associations. Ryan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Truman State University. Currently, he is a member of the Executive Council of Southwest Florida and the Boys and Girls Club of Lee County. In his free time, Ryan coaches basketball at Lexington Middle School.

      Tammy LoVecchio239.430.7533tlovecchio@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tammy LoVecchio, AAI, CPIA
      Tammy LoVecchio, AAI, CPIA

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7533 Direct
      239.213.2887 Fax
      tlovecchio@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Having been with Gulfshore Insurance for more than 20 years, Tammy is a Commercial Lines Client Advisor with particular expertise in condominium and property associations. Tammy works with condominium property managers and condominium association boards to diagnose and recommend appropriate insurance coverage. She is an Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) and active in a number of business organizations throughout the area, including the Lee County Business Women Group and Chamber of Commerce.

      Tim Spear954.465.1569tspear@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tim Spear
      Tim Spear

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      954.465.1569 Direct
      239.213.2835 Fax
      tspear@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tim Spear has been in the commercial insurance industry for more than 20 years. Originally from Indiana, Tim relocated to Florida in 2003. He works with a wide range of business clients and has particular expertise in the areas of construction, oil/petroleum, motorcycle dealerships, and manufacturing. Tim is a graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is an active marathon runner and tennis player.

    • Service

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      Alicia Poole239.659.6647apoole@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Alicia Poole, CRIS
      Alicia Poole, CRIS

      Account Executive
      239.659.6647 Direct
      239.213.2840 Fax
      apoole@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Alicia is a Commercial Lines Account 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.

      Amber Carpenter239.435.7157acarpenter@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Amber Toland
      Amber Carpenter, CPSR

      CL Account Manager
      239.435.7157 Direct
      239.213.2844 Fax
      acarpenter@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Amber is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance and holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Strategic Communication from The Ohio State University. Amber is known for her expert communication and strategic planning skills. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Amber worked as a Sales Assistant for the LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort.

      Andrea Shaw239.435.7113ashaw@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Andrea Shaw, CRIS, CPIA, AAI, AIAM
      Andrea Shaw, CRIS, CPIA, AAI, AIAM

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7113 Direct
      239.213.2801 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.

      Annette Vela239.435.7131avela@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Annette Vela
      Annette Vela, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.435.7131 Direct
      239.213.2871 Fax
      avela@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Annette Vela joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2006 as part of the Receptionist Team and is now an Account Service Associate in the Commercial Lines Department. Prior to Gulfshore, she worked in the Insurance industry for 10 years in Texas, of which she is a native. Annette is also a licensed Customer Service Representative. When not at Gulfshore, you might catch her singing at one of the local Country Clubs or at home designing jewelry.

      Ashley Aldinger239.435.7156aaldinger@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Ashley Aldinger

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.435.7156 Direct
      239.213.2824 Fax
      aaldinger@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Ashley is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She is originally from Pennsylvania and relocated to Florida in 2011. Ashley has more than two years of industry related experience, having previously worked as an Assistant Customer Service Agent. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Pittsburgh.

      Christine Gravel239.659.6640cgravel@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Christine Gravel
      Christine Gravel

      Account Executive
      239.659.6640 Direct
      239.213.2815 Fax
      cgravel@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With over 30 years of industry experience, Christine has been with Gulfshore for more than five years. Her experience in the insurance industry has enabled her to provide expert service to large, complex accounts. Christine is noted for her exemplary customer service and very high client retention.

      Dorit Petersen239.435.7119djpetersen@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Dorit Petersen
      Dorit Petersen, CPSR

      Account Executive
      239.435.7119 Direct
      239.213.2855 Fax
      djpetersen@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Dorie Petersen is a Commercial Lines Account 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 received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Hodges University.

      Elia Labra239.659.6649elabra@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Elia Labra, ACSR
      Elia Labra, ACSR

      Account Manager
      239.659.6649 Direct
      239.213.2817 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.

      Isell Garcia239.263.4527igarcia@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Isell Garcia, CPSR
      Isell Garcia, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.263.4527 Direct
      239.213.2836 Fax
      igarcia@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Isell joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2007. After residing in the Chicago suburbs for over 10 years, she followed her family to Naples. Her insurance knowledge comes from working two years as an Assistant Underwriter for Sovereign Insurance Group in Marco Island, Florida. She earned her outstanding customer service experience by working at Walgreen’s for over 10 years, where she worked her way from cashier to Certified Pharmacy Technician.

      Jackie Pettis239.435.1475jpettis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jackie Pettis, CRIS
      Jackie Pettis, CRIS

      Account Manager
      239.435.1475 Direct
      239.213.2838 Fax
      jpettis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than six years of industry related experience, Jackie is a Commercial Lines Account Manager with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Florida licensed 2-20 Agent and a Certified Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS). Prior to working in the insurance industry, Jackie served in the United States Air Force for eight years. Jackie holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Florida Gulf Coast University.

      Jemma Lanzet239.659.7289jlanzet@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jemma Lanzet, CIC
      Jemma Lanzet, CIC

      Account Executive
      239.659.7289 Direct
      239.213.2883 Fax
      jlanzet@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jemma joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2002. She began her career in 1990 working for an independent insurance agency after moving here from England. In her role, Jemma 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, Jemma coordinates the risk management resources of Gulfshore Insurance to ensure the protection of her customers’ financial assets. Jemma, a licensed 220 agent, has attained the professional designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and is currently pursuing her Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation.

      Jenny Campbell239.261.5162jcampbell@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Jenny Campbell, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.261.5162 Direct
      239.213.7711 Fax
      jcampbell@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than three years of industry experience, Jenny is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance and holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northern Michigan University, and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, Jenny worked as a Project Support Manager for Risk Worldwide.

      Joanne Nanninga239.435.7139jnanninga@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Joanne Nanninga
      Joanne Nanninga, CISR

      Account Manager
      239.435.7139 Direct
      239.213.2845 Fax
      jnanninga@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 35 years of industry experience, Joanne has extensive knowledge of commercial property and casualty coverage. She joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2012 as a Commercial Lines Account Manager. Joanne is a licensed 2-20 agent and holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. Joanne is originally from Michigan and volunteers with several civic and non-profit organizations.

      Johnnie Legan239.435.7141jlegan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Johnnie Legan, CPIA

      Account Executive
      239.435.7141 Direct
      239.213.2898 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.

      Larry Hale239.435.7135lhale@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Larry Hale, ARM, AAI
      Larry Hale, ARM, AAI

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7135 Direct
      239.213.2853 Fax
      lhale@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Larry joined Gulfshore insurance in 1996 and is an agency partner. As one of Gulfshore’s senior agents, with special expertise in commercial property insurance, Larry served on the Community Association Officers Forum (CAOF) as their insurance expert panelist providing important information to Community Association Officers throughout southwest Florida.

      Martin Watson239.435.7109mwatson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Martin Watson, CPIA
      Martin Watson, CPIA

      Account Manager
      239.435.7109 Direct
      239.213.2867 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 Manager 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, AAI, CPIA, AIAM
      Mary Liggan-Nagaj, CPCU, AAI, CPIA, AIAM

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.435.7115 Direct
      239.213.2860 Fax
      mliggannagaj@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Mary joined Gulfshore in 1999 with 13 years experience in commercial lines including 10yrs 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).

      Maureen Grogan239.659.7283mgrogan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Maureen Grogan
      Maureen Grogan, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.659.7283 Direct
      239.213.2827 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.

      Matthew Correale239.659.6648mcorreale@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Matthew Correale
      Matthew Correale, CPIA

      Senior Marketing Representative
      239.659.6648 Direct
      239.213.2892 Fax
      mcorreale@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 20 years of experience, Matthew is a Senior Marketing Representative 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 220 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.

      Michelle Kalicharan239.435.7131mkalicharan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michelle Kalicharan, CPSR
      Michelle Kalicharan, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.435.7131 Direct
      239.213.2871 Fax
      mkalicharan@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michelle started as a Claims Technician at Zurich Insurance Company in New Jersey and after 5 years she moved to Ontario, Canada where she worked for a mid-size insurance brokerage for 10 years. She started as the company’s receptionist then obtained a Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario License and worked in the Commercial Department as well as handled Miscellaneous Surety Bonds. Michelle moved to Southwest Florida and joined Gulfshore in 2007 as a Commercial Lines, Account Service Associate and has since obtained her Certified Professional Service Representative License.

      Nancy Rice239.435.7120nrice@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nancy Brunnell
      Nancy Rice, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.435.7120 Direct
      239.213.2883 Fax
      nrice@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nancy is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. With more than 25 years of real estate and property management experience, Nancy holds the Florida 440 insurance license and the Florida real estate broker license. She is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, as well as serves on the City of Naples Dog Park Committee. Nancy has been a Naples resident for more than 38 years.

      Norma Sanchez239.261.3437nsanchez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Norma Sanchez
      Norma Sanchez, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.261.3437 Direct
      239.213.2875 Fax
      nsanchez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Norma joined Gulfshore Insurance, Inc. 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, 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 designation of CPSR which has added to her knowledge base.

      Pamela Parra239.430.7546pparra@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Pamela Parra, CPSR

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.430.7546 Direct
      239.213.2830 Fax
      pparra@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Pam is a Commercial Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance. She is a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) and a State of Florida Notary. Pam earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing 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
      Patsy Armstrong, CPSR

      Commercial Lines Marketing Assistant
      239.430.7531 Direct
      239.213.2888 Fax
      parmstrong@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 26 years of industry related experience, Patsy is a Commercial Lines Marketing Assistant with Gulfshore Insurance. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Patsy worked as an Operations Manager in the insurance industry. She is a licensed Property and Casualty insurance agent and holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation. 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

      PRB
      Penny Bouchard, AAI, CIC, CISR

      Account Executive
      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 220 agent, and holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) professional designations.

      Sandee Howle239.659.7285showle@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sandee Howle, AINS, CIC, AAI, CPIW
      Sandee Howle, AINS, CIC, AAI, CPIW

      Client Service Coordinator
      239.659.7285 Direct
      239.213.2818 Fax
      showle@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With over 25 years of industry experience, Sandee has extensive knowledge of commercial property and casualty coverage. She has special expertise in the development of insurance programs in both the United States and Canada, where she worked with groups such as NASCAR and the Canadian Hockey League. Sandee holds the Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and Certified Professional Insurance Women (CPIW) professional designations.

      Sandra Hebert239.659.7281shebert@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sandra Hebert, CPSR, AIS
      Sandra Hebert, CPSR, AIS

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.659.7281 Direct
      239.213.2833 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 is an asset to our commercial lines department.

      Shari Tyhurst239.435.7126styhurst@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Shari Tyhurst, RCSR, CAM
      Shari Tyhurst, RCSR, CAM

      CL Account Service Associate
      239.435.7126 Direct
      239.213.2896 Fax
      styhurst@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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

      Susan Klein239.430.7537sklein@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Susan Klein, AAI, CRIS, CPIA

      Client Advisor, Commercial Lines
      239.430.7537 Direct
      239.213.2885 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
      Trisha Horner, AAI, CPCU

      Account Executive
      239.430.7542 Direct
      239.213.2854 Fax
      thorner@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Trisha Horner is a Commercial Lines Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance. She has over seven years of experience and holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) 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
      Tyler Caron, CRIS

      Marketing Representative
      239.435.7118 Direct
      239.213.2893 Fax
      tcaron@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tyler joined Gulfshore Insurance shortly after his 2006 graduation from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. He is a Florida licensed 2-20 insurance agent, a Certified Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist, and is a 2007 graduate of Hartford Insurance’s prestigious School of Insurance where he earned his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation. Tyler is responsible for the placement of new and renewal commercial insurance coverages for our customers.

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  • Personal Lines

    • Sales

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      Andrea Pelletier239.435.7154apelletier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Andrea Pelletier, CPIA
      Andrea Pelletier, CPIA

      Client Advisor, Personal Lines
      239.435.7154 Direct
      239.213.2800 Fax
      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.

      Ron Lazarto239.435.7159rlazarto@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Ron Lazarto
      Ron Lazarto

      Client Advisor, Personal Lines
      239.435.7159 Direct
      239.213.2881 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).

      Tricia Parker813.766.5018tparker@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Tricia Parker

      PL Client Advisor
      813.766.5018 Direct
      239.213.2869 Fax
      tparker@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than seven years of experience, Tricia is a Personal Lines Client Advisor with Gulfshore Insurance. She works with a wide range of high net worth clients to deliver strategic risk analysis and personal insurance guidance. Tricia is actively involved with the Rotary Club of Celebration, Florida, and in her free time, enjoys working with children and volunteering at local assisted living facilities. Tricia attended college at the Pensacola Christian College and the University of South Florida.

      Valerie Mercurio239.435.7111vmercurio@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Valerie Mercurio
      Valerie Mercurio

      Client Advisor, Personal Lines
      239.435.7111 Direct
      239.213.2894 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).

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    • Service

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      Paige Moore239.659.7284pmoore@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Paige Moore
      Paige Moore

      Personal Lines Manager
      239.659.7284 Direct
      239.213.2868 Fax
      pmoore@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 25 years of insurance industry experience, Paige is the Personal Lines Manager 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.

      Alba Milo239.659.6657amilo@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      AMM
      Alba Milo, Account Manager

      Account Manager
      239.659.6657 Direct
      239.213.2882 Fax
      amilo@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Alba Milo is an Account Manager with more than five years of experience. She is a licensed personal lines agent and speaks fluent Albanian, Italian, and Spanish. She earned a Master of Science degree in Management from Hodges University. Alba is known for her outstanding customer service and providing trusted insurance advice and solutions.

      Belinda Zivich239.435.7112bzivich@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Belinda Zivich
      Belinda Zivich, AINS, AAI, ACSR, AIAM, AIS, CPIA, CPIW, DAE, PIAM

      Account Executive
      239.435.7112 Direct
      239.213.2806 Fax
      bzivich@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Belinda joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2007 and has over 30 years of insurance industry experience. Belinda currently serves as the Public Relations Director for the Florida Council of the National Association of Insurance Women and is the Immediate Past President of the Insurance Professionals of Collier County. Belinda is a charter member of the Insurance Professionals of Collier County and has been honored with the Individual Education Achievement Award on the local, state and regional level and was recently the Insurance Professional of the Year.

      Beth Bellairs239.435.7103bbellairs@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Beth Bellairs, AAI, AIAM, ACSR, CPIA, CPIW, DAE
      Beth Bellairs, AAI, AIAM, ACSR, CPIA, CPIW, DAE

      Client Advisor, Personal Lines
      239.435.7103 Direct
      239.213.2809 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 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.

      Christine Lis239.435.7114clis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Christine Lis, AIS, AINS, CPSR, CPIW, DAE
      Christine Lis, AIS, AINS, CPSR, CPIW, DAE

      Account Executive
      239.435.7114 Direct
      239.213.2816 Fax
      clis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Christine Lis, AIS, AINS, CPSR, CPIW, DAE has been with Gulfshore Insurance for over 12 years. She is a Personal Lines Account Executive and a licensed property and casualty agent. Throughout her career, she has continued to take insurance designation courses in order to expand her knowledge and be able to better counsel her clients. She is an active member of the Insurance Professionals of Collier County.

      Debby Firestine239.435.7121dfirestine@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Debby Firestine, CPSR, FLMI
      Debby Firestine, CPSR, FLMI

      PL Sr. Account Service Associate
      239.435.7121 Direct
      239.213.2821 Fax
      dfirestine@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Debby joined Gulfshore after to moving to Florida over 9 years ago. Debra was previously an auditor and trainer with Golden Rule Insurance Company and has 23 years of varied insurance experience and holds the FLMI (Fellow Life Management Institute) and CPSR (Certified Professional Service Representative) designations. She originally hails from the Indianapolis area, and is proud to be a Colts fan.

      Diane Reid239.659.6646dreid@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Diane Reid, AAI, AIS, ACSR
      Diane Reid, AAI, AIS, ACSR

      Account Manager
      239.659.6646 Direct
      239.213.2826 Fax
      dreid@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Diane joined Gulfshore insurance in 2006 and is a Personal Lines Account Manager. Diane has over seven years of insurance experience and holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance and Associate in Insurance Services industry designation. Diane works primarily in our Marco Island office. She hails from New Hampshire and is a die-hard Boston Redsox fan.

      Jolanda Garaguso239.435.7108jgaraguso@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jolanda Garaguso
      Jolanda Garaguso, CPIA

      Account Manager
      239.435.7108 Direct
      239.213.2849 Fax
      jgaraguso@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jolanda joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2009 as a Personal Lines Account Manager, and is a Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA). Originally from NJ, Jolanda has enjoyed working in Client Services since 1985. Jolanda earned her Bachelors Degree in Economics from Fordham University, has been in the insurance industry for over three years and holds a General Lines Insurance and Life, Health, Variable Annuity license.

      Karen Flynn239.659.7288klflynn@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Karen Flynn, CPSR
      Karen Flynn, CPSR

      Account Manager
      239.659.7288 Direct
      239.213.2825 Fax
      klflynn@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Karen joined Gulfshore in 2007 as a Personal Lines Account Manager. She began her insurance career in 2004 as a Claims Adjuster for AIG. Karen is a licensed Customer Service Representative and has earned her Accredited Adjuster’s License.

      Lynda Prokup239.435.7150lprokup@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Lynda Prokup
      Lynda Prokup

      Account Executive
      239.435.7150 Direct
      239.213.2859 Fax
      lprokup@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Lynda Prokup joined the Gulfshore team in 1974. She is a graduate of Michigan State University, is a licensed agent providing service to both Personal and Commercial Lines clients from our Marco Island branch office.

      Marianne Kureth239.435.7125mkureth@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Marianne Kureth, ACSR, AIAM, AINS, CPIA
      Marianne Kureth, ACSR, AIAM, AINS, CPIA

      Account Executive
      239.435.7125 Direct
      239.213.2864 Fax
      mkureth@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Marianne joined Gulfshore in 2000 and has over 28 years of insurance experience. Before joining Gulfshore, she was employed by a local agency and spent over 12 years at Sedgwick/Marsh. She holds the ACSR, AIAM, AINS, CPIA, and CPIW designations. She is a charter member of Insurance Professionals of Collier County and has chaired and served on various committees over the past 20 years. Marianne is a Naples, Florida native.

      Medgine Hyppolite239.659.7287mhyppolite@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Medgine Hyppolite, CPIA, CPSR

      Account Manager
      239.659.7287 Direct
      239.213.2807 Fax
      mhyppolite@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Medgine is a Personal Lines Account Manager for Gulfshore Insurance. She has been in the insurance industry for over three years and holds the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) and Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designations. Currently, Medgine is a member of the Insurance Professionals of Collier County. 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
      Michele Lutz, CPIA, CISR

      Account Executive
      239.435.7145 Direct
      239.213.2847 Fax
      mlutz@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michele is an Account Executive for Gulfshore Insurance with more than 21 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 (CISR) designations. Michele is actively involved in Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and has received awards of excellence for her outstanding customer service.

      Nan Chesser239.430.7535nchesser@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nan Chesser, CPSR
      Nan Chesser, CPSR

      Senior Account Service Associate
      239.430.7535 Direct
      239.213.2873 Fax
      nchesser@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Nan is a licensed Customer Service Representative and joined Gulfshore Insurance in 1983. She has been in the insurance business since 1977. She is a native Floridian who has been in Naples since 1964.

      Pam Seward239.430.7549pseward@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Pam Seward
      Pam Seward, CPSR

      PL Account Manager
      239.430.7549 Direct
      239.213.2899 Fax
      pseward@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Pam is a Personal Lines Account Manager for Gulfshore Insurance. She holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) 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 ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

      Sharon Castro239.430.7543scastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sharon Castro, CPSR
      Sharon Castro, CPSR

      Account Manager
      239.430.7543 Direct
      239.213.2884 Fax
      scastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sharon joined Gulfshore Insurance, Inc. in 2002 as an Account Service Assistant. In 2007 Sharon transitioned into a Personal Lines Account Manager. She began her insurance career in 1996 as a Customer Service Representative at Florida Family Insurance Company. Sharon is a licensed Customer Service Representative.

      Terri Diephouse239.430.7549tdiephouse@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Terri Diephouse
      Terri Diephouse, CPSR

      PL Account Service Associate
      239.430.7549 Direct
      239.213.2899 Fax
      tdiephouse@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Terri is a Personal Lines Account Service Associate with Gulfshore Insurance, and a Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR). She joins Gulfshore with a diverse background, having previously worked in the retail industry as an Area Manager, and with diverse real estate and appraisal industry education and experience. Terri is actively involved with the American Cancer Society, and currently volunteers with the ‘Road to Recovery’ program.

      Vanda Mallo239.435.7122vmallo@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Vanda Mallo, CPSR
      Vanda Mallo, CPSR

      Account Manager
      239.435.7122 Direct
      239.213.2895 Fax
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      Vanda joined Gulfshore Insurance, Inc. in 2006 as a Personal Insurance Account Manager. Originally from Westchester, New York, Vanda was an Independent Disability Claims adjuster for 10 years. She brings over 15 years of excellence in customer service.

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  • Employee Benefits

    • Sales

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      Sue Nelson239.435.7101snelson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Sue Nelson
      Sue Nelson

      Director of Business Development
      239.435.7101 Direct
      239.213.2876 Fax
      snelson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As the Director of Business Development for Gulfshore Insurance, Sue has more than 19 years of health insurance industry experience, with particular expertise in all aspects of sales, marketing and product development. Her extensive career includes in-depth knowledge of underwriting, provider relations and contracting, strategic planning, broker/agent distribution, sales team development, and sales leadership. Sue holds the Life and Health insurance license and is an active member of the Association of Health Underwriters. Sue received an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

      Dan Thompson239.659.6641dthompson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Dan Thompson
      Dan Thompson

      Client Advisor, Employee Benefits
      239.659.6641 Direct
      239.213.2820 Fax
      dthompson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As an Employee Benefits Client Advisor, Dan utilizes a unique diagnostic approach to learn about his client’s business and improve the value of their Employee Benefits program. Originally from Maryland, Dan is a licensed 220 agent, and earned a Bachelors degree from the University of Maryland and a Masters in Business Administration from Hodges University.

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    • service

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      Jennifer Holland239.435.7129jholland@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Jennifer Holland

      Account Executive
      239.435.7129 Direct
      239.213.2880 Fax
      jholland@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jennifer is an Employee Benefits Account Executive with Gulfshore Insurance, having recently relocated from the Philadelphia area. Jennifer has more than 10 years of experience in employee benefits and holds the 2-15 professional license. She is particularly known for outstanding customer service and is adept at working in a fast-paced environment.

      Stacey Karlis239.435.7144skarlis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Stacey Karlis
      Stacey Karlis

      Account Executive
      239.435.7144 Direct
      239.213.2828 Fax
      skarlis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 20 years of industry related experience, Stacey is an Employee Benefits Account Executive. Most recently, she worked as a Sr. Client Manager with Willis of Florida, where she helped with day to day service issues with carriers, partners, and HR contacts for 58 hospitals. Stacey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Upsala College in New Jersey.

      Stephanie Amann239.435.7117samann@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      SAM
      Stephanie Amann, ACS, FLMI

      Employee Benefits Project Coordinator
      239.435.7117 Direct
      239.213.2879 Fax
      bhavemeier@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Stephanie joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2012 as an Employee Benefits Project Coordinator. She has over 28 years of insurance industry experience, with particular expertise in the areas of Business Operations, Management, Accounting, and Customer Service. Stephanie holds the Fellowship Life Management Institute (FLMI) and Associate in Customer Service (ACS) designations. She is a graduate of Columbia College of Missouri with an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She has participated in many fundraising efforts for non-profit organizations, including the American Heart Association, Susan G. Komen, and Meals on Wheels.

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  • CLAIMS

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      John Keller239.430.7541jkeller@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      John Keller, CRM, AAI, ARM, CIC
      John Keller, CRM, AAI, ARM, CIC

      Director of Risk Management and Claims
      239.430.7541 Direct
      239.213.2822 Fax
      jkeller@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As Director of Risk Management and Claims, 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.

      Kerry Tate239.435.7107ktate@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kerry Tate, CPSR
      Kerry Tate, CPSR

      Sr. Claims Advocate
      239.435.7107 Direct
      239.213.2890 Fax
      ktate@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kerry joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2006. She obtained her B.S.B.A from the University of Central Florida in 2001. Kerry has been working in the insurance industry since 2002 and holds both an All Lines Independent Claims Adjuster License as well as a Customer Service Representative License.

      Margaret Heindl239.435.7140mheindl@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      MHL
      Margaret Heindl

      Claims Advocate
      239.435.7140 Direct
      239.213.7713 Fax
      mheindl@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 20 years of experience, Margaret is a Claims Advocate at Gulfshore Insurance. Margaret earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Buffalo State University in New York, in addition to holding the Senior Claims Law Associates (SCLA) designation. She has extensive experience in claims, having previously received the AIG Captain Claims and Shield Awards for exceptional claims processing. Margaret holds independent adjuster licenses in FL, GA, NY, CT, OK, and TX. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, she worked for C.N.A. Fireman’s Fund and Zurich adjusting commercial and personal lines claims.

      Rick Slukich239.435.7153rslukich@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Rick Slukich
      Rick Slukich

      Claims Advocate
      239.435.7153 Direct
      239.213.2878 Fax
      rslukich@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Since joining Gulfshore Insurance in 2005, Rick has provided commercial claim reporting and management services to our business insurance clients. Rick’s experience includes many years at Progressive Insurance Companies. As your claims advocate, his expertise in general liability and property damage claims assures that your claim is handled promptly and thoroughly including on-site investigation if necessary.

      Shelly Jones239.659.7291sjones@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Shelly Jones, Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist

      Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist
      239.659.7291 Direct
      239.213.2848 Fax
      sjones@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As a Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist, Shelly provides support and counsel to clients of Gulfshore Insurance in all aspects of Workers’ Compensation claims, as well as serves as a client advocate to insurance carriers. Shelly is a licensed insurance adjuster with extensive experience in complex bodily injury and litigation claims. She holds the Associate in Claims (AIC) and the Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designations. Shelly earned Associates degrees from Edison Community College and Hodges University.

  • SUPPORT SERVICES

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      Michelle Gleeson239.430.7539mgleeson@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Michelle Gleeson
      Michelle Gleeson

      Executive VP and COO
      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.

      Denise Ellis239.435.7128dellis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Denise Ellis, CPA

      Assistant Controller
      239.435.7128 Direct
      239.213.2889 Fax
      dellis@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Denise, a licensed CPA, is the Assistant Controller at Gulfshore Insurance. With more than five years of experience, Denise has particular expertise in the areas of construction, agriculture, and workers’ compensation. She is an active member of the Young Professionals of Naples and the United Arts Council of Collier County. In addition to her professional involvement, Denise has participated in the Take Stock in Children Program through the Education Foundation of Collier County. Denise earned a Masters degree in Accounting and Taxation from Florida Gulf Coast University.

      Harriet Stuart239.430.7532hstuart@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Harriet Stuart

      Controller
      239.430.7532 Direct
      239.213.2832 Fax
      hstuart@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Harriet graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. After obtaining her CPA license, Harriet has worked in public accounting and bank operations. Harriet joined Gulfshore Insurance as Controller in 2003.

      Heather MacDougall239.435.7130hmacdougall@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Heather MacDougall, CHPSE
      Heather MacDougall, CHPSE

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

      As Director 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.

      Jim Helton239.430.7538jhelton@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jim Helton
      Jim Helton

      Director of IT
      239.430.7538 Direct
      239.213.7777 Fax
      jhelton@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Jim Helton is the Director 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.

      Kimberly Young239.435.7148kyoung@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kimberly Young
      Kimberly Young

      Director of Brand Management
      239.435.7148 Direct
      239.213.2851 Fax
      kyoung@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      As Director of Brand Management, Kim provides expertise in developing strategic marketing and communications programs, managing marketing campaigns and initiatives, and strengthening corporate brand identity. Kim received a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Marketing from the University of Florida. Kim currently serves on the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce nSpire Naples Executive Committee; is a member of the United Way of Collier County’s “Walk for the Way” Executive Committee; and provides graphic design support to several local non-profit and civic organizations.

      Ana Stewart239.430.7536astewart@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Ana Stewart

      Accountant
      239.430.7536 Direct
      239.213.2850 Fax
      astewart@gulfshoreinsurance.comWith more than 20 years of experience, Ana is an Accountant with Gulfshore Insurance. Ana is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance at Columbia Southern University. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, she worked as the Accounting Systems Coordinator at Marriott Vacations Worldwide. Ana is not completely new to the insurance industry, having previously worked as an independent agent with Bankers Life and Casualty, a Claims Processor with State Farm Insurance, and a Personal Lines Sales Representative with Brown and Brown.

      Anthony Garmont239.659.6642agarmont@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Anthony Garmont
      Anthony Garmont

      Network Technology Specialist
      239.659.6642 Direct
      239.213.2865 Fax
      agarmont@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 14 years of experience, Anthony is a Network Technology Specialist with Gulfshore Insurance. Anthony is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), COMPTIA A certified, and a Certified SonicWall Security Administrator (CSSA). Anthony is a veteran of the United States Army, 7th Infantry Division Light.

      Betty Torres239.659.6655btorres@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Betty Torres
      Betty Torres

      Office Resource Coordinator
      239.659.6655 Direct
      239.213.2810 Fax
      btorres@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Betty Torres has been with Gulfshore since 2002 in the roles of Receptionist and Office Resource Coordinator. Prior to Gulfshore, she worked in the airline industry for 8 years in customer relations. Betty actively volunteers at her church where she attends leadership classes and works with the children.

      Camilla Guimaraes239.430.7530 cguimaraes@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Camilla Guimaraes

      CL Technical Assistant
      239.430.7530 Direct
      239.213.7712 Fax
      cguimaraes@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Camilla is a Commercial Lines Technical Assistant with Gulfshore Insurance. In this role, she processes certificates of insurance and provides administrative support to the Commercial Lines Department. Camilla is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. She speaks fluent Portuguese and is involved with Habitat for Humanity and the Multicultural Association at the University of Central Florida.

      Cathy Berkinshaw239.659.6656cberkinshaw@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Cathy Berkinshaw
      Cathy Berkinshaw

      Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
      239.659.6656 Direct
      239.213.2811 Fax
      cberkinshaw@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      After graduating from Oklahoma State University with a BS degree in Finance, Cathy worked in the trust business for several years in Texas, Oklahoma and Florida. During her employment at BancOklahoma Trust Company, she attained the Securities Dealers Series 7 and 63 licenses. Cathy has lived in Naples for the past 15 years and has been an active volunteer for many years in the Education Foundation of Collier County with the Golden Apple Program, Boy Scouts of America and the Collier County Public Schools.

      Jacquie Carter239.261.0048jcarter@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      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.

      Jennifer Breton239.435.7100jbreton@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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      Jennifer Breton

      Executive Assistant
      239.435.7100 Direct
      239.213.2891 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.

      Judi Taylor239.435.7147jtaylor@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Judi Taylor
      Judi Taylor

      CL Technical Assistant
      239.435.7147 Direct
      239.213.2802 Fax
      jtaylor@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Originally from Indiana, Judi moved to SW Florida from Chicago, joining Gulfshore in May 2003. After a brief absence, she returned in September 2008 and resumed her position as Technical Assistant. She currently is processing for several of the commercial lines teams, ensuring accuracy of new and existing data input.

      Karla Palacio239.435.7158kpalacio@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Karla Palacio
      Karla Palacio, CPSR

      CL Technical Assistant
      239.435.7158 Direct
      239.213.2897 Fax
      kpalacio@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Karla is a Commercial Lines Technical Assistant with Gulfshore Insurance. In this role, she processes certificates of insurance and provides administrative support to the Commercial Lines Department. 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.

      Kathy Fitzmaurice239.435.7128kfitzmaurice@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kathy Fitzmaurice
      Kathy Fitzmaurice, CPSR

      CL Technical Assistant
      239.435.7128 Direct
      239.213.2848 Fax
      kfitzmaurice@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kathy is a Commecial Lines Techinical Assistant at Gulfshore Insurance. Originally from Connecticut, Kathy spent the last 10 years in Baltimore working for Constellation Energy as an Operations Associate. She holds the Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) designation and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University. In 2008, Kathy moved to Southwest Florida and worked for a property management firm. Kathy enjoys reading and going to the beach.

      Kim Scott239.261.3646kscott@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kim Scott
      Kim Scott

      CL Technical Assistant
      239.261.3646 Direct
      239.213.2823 Fax
      kscott@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Kim is a Commercial Lines Technical Assistant with Gulfshore Insurance. In this role, she processes certificates of insurance and provides administrative support to the Commercial Lines Department. Prior to joining Gulfshore, Kim served as Lead Customer Relations Manager with Pulte Homes. Kim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Agribusiness from the University of Florida.

      Luis Castro239.659.7280lcastro@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Luis Castro
      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 Administration Support Team and is currently in charge of paperless workflow, scanning operations, property photography, as well as incoming and outgoing mail processing.

      Margarita Vazquez239.659.7282mvazquez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Margarita Vazquez
      Margarita Vazquez

      PL Technical Assistant
      239.659.7282 Direct
      239.213.2862 Fax
      mvazquez@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Margarita Vazquez joined Gulfshore Insurance in 2000 as a Personal Lines Technical Assistant. She is originally from Long Island, New York and has been in the insurance industry for over 13 years. Margarita is a licensed Customer Service Representative.

      Philip Grovesteen239.435.7138pgrovesteen@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Philip Grovesteen
      Philip Grovesteen

      Technology Solutions Specialist
      239.435.7138 Direct
      239.213.2877 Fax
      pgrovesteen@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      With more than 24 years of experience, Philip is a Technology Solutions Specialist with Gulfshore Insurance. Prior to joining Gulfshore Insurance, he worked as Head of Engineering Computer Support for Denver Water. Philip is proficient in the areas of hardware troubleshooting, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint.

      Tammy Delgado239.435.7137tdelgado@gulfshoreinsurance.com

      Tammy Delgado
      Tammy Delgado

      Business Development Coordinator
      239.435.7137 Direct
      239.213.2886 Fax
      tdelgado@gulfshoreinsurance.com

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