Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Rossville Office

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Gary W. Gangwer

Owner & Sales
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 1991

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Cathie Gangwer

Owner & Office Manager
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 1991

I have been in the insurance business since 1989 and before that I was a legal secretary for 15 years. I grew up on a farm in Carroll County and graduated from Delphi High School and Indiana College of Business and Technology. My career at Gangwer Insurance Agency, Inc. has evolved over the years. As the Agency has grown, so have my duties. I have held every position and performed every job at one time or another. My joy comes from the Lord, traveling with my husband, and spending time with family (especially the six grandchildren) and friends.

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Doug Ticen

Sales Manager
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 2016

I was born in Clinton County and am a 1988 graduate of Rossville High School and a 1992 graduate of Ball State University. I have been married for 19 years and have a daughter at Rossville High School. I currently serve on the Board of Directors for Milner Community Healthcare, am an active member of the Rossville Area Lions Club, currently serving a second term as Treasurer, The Rossville Business Association, and a lifetime member of the Rossville Athletic Booster Club. In my spare time I enjoy camping with friends and family and playing golf. I have a passion for my community and look forward to servicing your insurance needs. I am licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, life and health.

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Dawn Zobel

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 2001

I am a 1987 graduate of Rossville High School and attended Ball State University. I have lived in various cities in Indiana but currently call Lafayette home. I have three grown children and I’m a devoted fan of the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Hoosiers. I have been a licensed agent since 2001 and currently underwrite and service home, auto, and other personal lines policies. I look forward to assisting you with your very important insurance needs.

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Julie Gear

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 2003

I am a lifelong resident of Carroll County where I grew up in Delphi and currently reside outside of Flora. I am married to Scott and have 5 daughters attending Carroll, Delphi, Indiana University, and Purdue University. In my spare time I enjoy spending time at all of my kids events and traveling. I underwrite Crops, Farms, Farm Trucks, Umbrella, Home, Auto, and Commercial Lines. I look forward to hearing from you and discussing and reviewing your insurance needs.

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Vanessa Dotson

Accountant
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 2009

I am a graduate of Rossville High School and received my B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University Kokomo in 2006 and my MBA in Accounting in 2008, also from Indiana University Kokomo. After living in Lafayette and Kokomo, I returned to Rossville in 2003 and joined the agency in 2009 as the Accountant. I have two grown children and in my free time I enjoy gardening, visiting state parks and fiber festivals, reading, crochet, and jigsaw puzzles.

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Aaron Knapp

Sales
Direct: (765) 379-3650

Since 2016

I was born and raised in Clinton County and I am a graduate of Rossville High School. I am married to a wonderful woman, Melissa, and have a beautiful daughter, Shae. I am a dog lover and currently have 4 energetic Siberian Huskies. I am an avid Purdue Boilermaker and Atlanta Braves fan and enjoy playing golf. I am very passionate about the things I love and family is everything to me. I am currently licensed in Home, Auto, and Commercial. I look forward to meeting with you and servicing all of your insurance needs.

December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency

Delphi Office

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Austin Sims

Sales
Direct: (765) 564-2061

Since 2018

My wife Danielle, our four children, and I reside in Otterbein. We were both born and raised in Benton County, so we enjoy the small town vibe. I am a graduate of Benton Central and have a degree in Agribusiness. We attend Forever Grace Church in West Lafayette and in my spare time I enjoy Purdue sports and am a diehard Chicago Cubs fan. I have been League Director for the Upward Basketball program at Otterbein United Methodist Church for the past 8 years. I have a passion for Farms and Agriculture and spent 5 years in Agriculture retail before obtaining my insurance license. I am licensed in Farm, Home, Auto, Commercial, Life, and Health. Lets talk about your insurance needs over a friendly conversation.

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Susan Gerard

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 564-2061

Since 1991

I have been an insurance professional since 1988 and started my career with Mellinger Insurance. I am a 1976 graduate of Twin Lakes High School and have been married to my husband Jeff since 1985. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, going to festivals, concerts, and movies. I am licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, and Farms. I welcome the opportunity to service your insurance needs.

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Michigantown Office

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Sam Paris

Owner of Gangwer Paris Insurance Agency
Direct: (765) 249-2211

Since 2000

I am an insurance professional with the Gangwer-Paris Insurance Agency and have been located at the Michigantown office since 2000 working for the families of Michigantown and the surrounding Clinton County area. I grew up the youngest of six children near Beard and have lived in Clinton County all of my life. The Gangwer Paris Agency is an Independent insurance agency which means that we represent multiple companies and I work for you. Please call our office for a review and a discussion of your insurance needs. I am licensed in Auto, Home, Commercial, Farms, and Life.

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Kelly Keller

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 249-2211

Since 1999

I grew up in Cass County however I have lived in Clinton County for over 20 years. I currently reside in Michigantown with my twin son and daughter who keep me very busy with all their activities. I began my insurance career in 1995 and have been with the Gangwer-Paris Insurance Agency since 1999. I enjoy servicing the insurance needs of my community and am licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, and Farms. I look forward to hearing from you.

December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency

Mulberry Office

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Mick Gallipo

Principal and Sales
Direct: (765) 296-3300

Since 2004

I have been in Clinton and Tippecanoe County all of my life. My wife Debbie and I are the proud Parents of 3 children and the doting Grandparents of 5 grandchildren. I have 36 years of insurance experience and have been in Mulberry at the Gangwer – Gallipo Insurance Agency since 2004. I enjoy playing golf and attend more baseball and basketball games than I can count. I am licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, Farms, and Life. Step in to see me and let me put my many years of experience to work for you finding you the right policies at a great rate.

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Mary Fultz

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 296-3300

Since 2004

I graduated from Clinton Prairie High School in 1970 and went straight to work in the insurance industry at State Farm Insurance. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Bill, and we have two grown children and are blessed with six grandchildren who keep us very busy with their activities. I have lived in Clinton County my entire adult life and I belong to the Mulberry United Methodist Church. I am licensed in Auto, Home, Commercial, and Farm accounts and I look forward to talking to you.

December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency

Frankfort Office

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Dave Powers

Principal and Sales
Direct: (765) 659-3220

Since 2008

I began my insurance career with Commercial Union Insurance in 1978 and after many successful years I opened the Gangwer Powers Agency in 2008. I am a proud graduate of Purdue University and I am married with two wonderful sons. On most Friday nights you can find me on a high school football field since I have been a licensed football official since 1983. I work hard for all of my clients and am licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, Farms, and Life. I look forward to helping you with all of your insurance needs.

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Robin Parkhurst

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 659-3220

Since 2010

I began my insurance career in 1978 and have held positions of Policy Clerk, Superintendent Secretary, Claim Representative, and my current role of Customer Service Agent. I am a Clinton County resident and graduated from Clinton Central High School. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss and review your insurance needs. I am licensed for Home, Auto, Commercial, and Farms.

December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency

Russiaville Office

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Ashley Wyrick

Principal and Sales
Direct: (765) 883-1216

Since 2012

I am a graduate of Rossville High School and a PROUD graduate of Purdue University where I studied Agricultural Economics and Business. BOILER UP! I started in the insurance industry in 2008 working with folks to direct them through the Medicare maze and determine safety and security with their retirement accounts they worked hard their entire life to accumulate. I have been part of the Gangwer Agency family since 2012 and in October of 2015 I decided to open the branch in Russiaville where my family resides. I am married to a wonderful husband and we have 3 beautiful children, Emma, Bella, and Porter, who keep us very busy. I am licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, Farms, Health, Life, and Retirement Planning. I look forward to meeting with you and solving all of your insurance needs.

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Terri Jackson

Customer Service Agent
Direct: (765) 883-1216

Since 2015

I am a CSA with responsibilities of quoting Home and Auto and servicing my clients needs. Prior to joining the Gangwer Wyrick Agency I worked in the medical billing field for two physician practices. I studied at Indiana University and have A.F.F.A and R.I.P.P.E.D certifications which I use to teach fitness programs at the YMCA. I have been married for 30 years and have two grown children. In my spare time I enjoy all outdoor activities and I run for Ansley’s Angels of America (handicapped children). I am licensed in Home and Auto and look forward to having the opportunity to speak to you about your insurance needs.

December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency
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Josh Welch

Sales
Direct: (765) 883-1216

Since 2016

I am a 2002 graduate of IUPUI with a degree in English Education and Communication Studies. My senior year of college I was a national qualifier on IUPUI’s Forensics (Speech and Debate) team. I have been a minister since 2002 and currently serve a congregation in Kokomo. I have been married to Johnna since 2002 and have three beautiful children who attend Western School Corporation. I serve the community on the Board of the Kokomo Soccer Club and have served on the Russiaville Park Board for several years. I also help manage my family’s U-Pick blueberry farm in the summer. I am licensed in Auto, Home, Commercial, Life, and Farms. I look forward to helping you with all of your insurance needs.

December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency
December 12th, 2016 by Gangwer Insurance Agency