Driven to help our clients succeed.

As a family-owned & employee-owned company, our advisors are committed to meeting your unique needs, not those of outside shareholders.

Meet the Team
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Who we are.

Our Why

We’re here to help you on your adventure.

Guiding Principles

  • Belonging

  • We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion by creating opportunities that welcome a diverse workforce and allow each colleague to bring their authentic self to work.
  • Giving

  • We give 10% of our pre-tax profit to our community each and every year. By offering our resources to trusted non-profit organizations that share our vision, G&A provides opportunities for others.
  • Insight

  • A good decision made using bad data is a bad decision. We apply thought leadership and insights gained from a comprehensive knowledge base to make informed decisions.
  • Innovation

  • We believe empowering our colleagues to challenge the industry status quo allows us to deliver the best client experience. We provide proactive solutions to complex problems that make a lasting business impact.
  • Growth

  • We strive for growth as an organization – but it’s not just about revenue. It’s a shared mindset centered around continued development, both personally and professionally.

The Gregory & Appel story.

Founded in 1884 by John J. Appel and Fred Gregory, Gregory & Appel started with a dream to build a lasting insurance agency. Over a century later, that dream continues to live on. We’ve been independently owned through it all, allowing us to be more nimble and supportive of our clients and colleagues.

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Our leadership team.

Andrew 
Appel
CEO
Andrew Appel is driven by the steadfast pursuit of empowering G&A’s clients, colleagues...
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David
Fischer
Chief Revenue Officer
President & CRO
David Fischer is a visionary who is passionate about all things revenue and always brings...

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Mike 
Salazar
Mike Salazar
Chief Operating Officer
Mike Salazar is an unapologetically passionate employee safety enthusiast who exudes...
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Heather
Kennedy
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Chief People Officer
Heather Kennedy is an unabashedly positive leader who drives consistent improvement...
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Anthony
Crain
Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Crain is a strategic and proactive leader who plays a steadfast role...
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Dan 
Appel
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Chairman
Dan Appel’s journey began with a degree in finance from Indiana University and a knack...
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Amber
Breeden
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Accounting Manager
Amber Breeden is a master of numbers and analysis who uses her keen eye for detail and empathic...
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Jami 
Burdine
Jami Burdine
Vice President, Sr. Human Resources Executive
Jami Burdine is a human resources manager whose ultimate goal is to empower everyone around...
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Joe
Cano
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IT Manager
Joe Cano is a dedicated IT manager with a passion for growth. He believes that you’re never done learning...

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Erika 
Cuadrado
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Vice President & 
Senior Director, Marketing
Erika Cuadrado is a bold marketing leader who’s energized by continuously improving...
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Tami 
Gray-Myers
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Vice President & Employee Benefits Service Manager
Tami Gray-Myers is an employee benefits service leader who makes life easier for...
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Dustin
Koesters
EVP Revenue, Property & Casualty
Dustin Koesters is a true seize-the-day extraordinaire. A diagnosis in early adulthood brought...
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Jack 
Mahoney
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SVP & Board Member
Jack Mahoney spent multiple years as a commercial property underwriter, with his innate value for family...
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Lesley
Markley
EVP Revenue,
Employee Benefits
Lesley Markley has serviced the health insurance industry for almost 25 years through a multitude of experiences...
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Angela 
Miller
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Vice President & Commercial Lines Service Manager
Angela Miller has nearly 15 years of experience working with clients in various industries...
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Valarie 
Mullins
Personal Lines Service Manager
Valarie Mullins believes that you can solve any problem with the right amount... 
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Mary Ann 
Schmid
SVP & Board Member 
Mary Ann Schmid is a commercial senior risk advisor who can tackle everything from the detective...
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