MEET THE STAFF:
Mark Hamler, CPCU, CIC – President
Mark is a graduate of Milton Union HS, The College of Insurance, N.Y., N.Y. with BBA, and earned his CPCU designation in 1989 and a CIC designation 1999. Mark has worked at Hamler Gingrich Insurance since 1977 and has been a pillar of the community from that time on. Mark enjoys fishing, hunting, bowling and golf.
Matt Gingrich, AIC – Vice President
Matt has his BBS from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. He has also earned his AIC designation and currently pursuing his CPCU designation. He has been with Hamler Gingrich since 2004 and has over 18 years of experience in the Insurance Business. Matt worked for Westfield Insurance for 8 years prior to Hamler Gingrich as a claims adjuster. Matt lives in Vandalia and enjoys hockey, golf and running.
Kurt Hamler, AINS – Producer
Kurt has been working in the insurance industry since 2010. He started his career as an intern, eventually working his way to an underwriting position with The Cincinnati Insurance Companies. In 2015 Kurt joined the family agency, and loves working in the communities he grew up around. Kurt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wright State University and is pursuing his CPCU designation.
Corey Vaughn – Producer
Corey Evans-Vaughn is a 1999 graduate of Tippecanoe High School. She attended and graduated from The Ohio State University in 2004. Corey stayed in Columbus and worked for The Motorists Insurance Group as an underwriter for 9 years before coming back to the area to raise her family and join the agency in 2014. She is currently pursuing her CPCU designation.
Stan Evans, CPCU, ARM – Business Development Officer
Stan graduated from the University of Cincinnati with an insurance/finance degree. He has previous experience as an underwriter with Selective Ins. Co., and is a previous agent/owner of Favorite Insurance Agency. He is now part of the Hamler Gingrich Insurance Group.
Crystal Fox, CISR – Customer Service Representative
Crystal joined Hamler Gingrich in July 2015. She has her CISR designation and brings with her 5 years’ experience. She has lived in the West Milton area for the past 12 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, grandchildren, gardening, camping, working on her home and working with her dads horse “Reiner” learning Parelli Natural Horsemanship.
Connie Houston – Life & Health Agent
Connie graduated from Wilmington College. She has been with Hamler Gingrich for 30 years and has over 35 years in the business. She specializes in Life, Annuities, Disability, Dental and Health Insurance for Groups and Individuals. She lives in New Carlisle and spends most of her free time taking care of her many horses.
Jim Laubie, CLU – Life & Health Agent
Jim hold a bachelors degree in Economics and has over 30 years of experience in Life & Health Insurance planning. He is an active member of the community and enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Lori Mergler – Customer Service Representative
Lori has been an agent for 30 years and holds both her Property/Casualty and Life/Health licenses. She joined Hamler-Gingrich in 2017 and worked previously for multiple insurance agencies in the Dayton area . Lori enjoys reading, boating, camping, and spending time with her family.
Tiffany Morgan – Customer Service Representative
Tiffany joined Hamler Gingrich in 2014 and brings with her 10 years of insurance experience. She is currently attending Edison Community College pursuing her associates in Paralegal. Tiffany lives in Troy and enjoys sports, fishing, camping, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Lisa Orner – Customer Service Representative
Lisa joined Hamler-Gingrich in 2016 and is new to the insurance industry. Her past experience was in real estate and property management. She loves greeting customers and being the primary person answering phones. She has been married for 23 years and has 2 grown daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Karen Orner – Customer Service Representative
Karen worked at Hamler Gingrich until 1999 when she moved to Cincinnati. She recently returned to the area and rejoined the company. She is responsible for phone support, greeting customers and being a backup for the accounting and software. She enjoys cooking, restoring old side chairs and gardening.
Julie Paulus, CISR – Customer Service Representative
Julie has been in the Insurance Industry since 1993 with a property/casualty and life/health license. She has been working for Hamler Gingrich since 1994. She has her CISR designation and lives on a farm in West Milton. She enjoys boating with her family and watching her 2 sons play sports and participate in 4H.
Frances Pearson – Customer Service Representative
Frances is a 1983 graduate of Tippecanoe High School. She is a licensed CSR with over 31 years of experience. 28 of those years were previously with the Favorite Insurance Agency. Frances lives on the family farm just outside Tipp City. She enjoys spending time with family & friends, reading, crafting and various church projects and activities.
Susan Rose – Accounting and Customer Support
Susan has been with Hamler Gingrich since 1998. She manages the accounting and the software for the agency. Susan enjoys greeting our customers on the phone and at the door. She loves gardening, pottery, and reading.
Linda Swigart, CISR – Customer Service Representative
Linda has her CISR designation. She has been with Hamler Gingrich since 1998 and has over 20 years of experience in Insurance. She lives in Englewood where she spends time with her family and church. She also enjoys shopping. Linda is license in property/casualty and life/health insurance.