Meet Our Team

Meet the people behind GTA Insurance Group.

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Insurance advisors who truly work for you.

Not all insurance agents are created equal. At GTA Insurance Group, we go out of our way to treat our clients like people and we use our industry experience and diversified knowledge base to protect what you value most in business and in life.

Executive Team

John Thompson, CIC

John Thompson, CIC
Executive Director | Shareholder

Johnie Kamery

Johnie Kamery
Executive Director | Shareholder

Krae Dutoit

Krae Dutoit
President | Shareholder

Matt Hawley

Matt Hawley
Vice President | Shareholder

Matt Shaw

Matt Shaw
Executive Director | Shareholder

Corporate

Abigail Peterson

Abigail Peterson
Operations Coordinator

Brenda Moran

Brenda Moran
Director of Finance | Shareholder

Courtney Hansen

Courtney Hansen
Director of Operations | Shareholder

Jill Slough

Jill Slough
Human Resource Manager

Katie Griess

Katie Griess
Marketing Communications Manager

Keenan Anderson, GSEC, GCIH (IT)

Keenan Anderson, GSEC, GCIH (IT)
IT Director

Kianne Lamb, CIC

Kianne Lamb, CIC
Commercial Development Coordinator

Leslie Belzer, PHR, SHRM-CP

Leslie Belzer, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources

Sara Hatch

Sara Hatch
Staff Accountant

Sue Warneke

Sue Warneke
Accountant

Tiffany Leonard

Tiffany Leonard
Personal Lines Rating Specialist

Aurora, NE Office

Bobbie Hamit

Bobbie Hamit
Account Executive

Curran Vetter

Curran Vetter
Crop Specialist

Gail Nelson, CPSR

Gail Nelson, CPSR
Office Manager | Assistant Account Executive

Matt Shaw

Matt Shaw
Executive Director | Shareholder

Pam Williams

Pam Williams
Client Relationship Manager

Paul Bowman

Paul Bowman
Account Executive

Travis Conard

Travis Conard
Account Executive

Bertrand, NE Office

Lance Thorell

Lance Thorell
Location Manager | Shareholder

Maggie Winheim

Maggie Winheim
Client Relationship Manager

Blue Hill, NE Office

Courtney Hansen

Courtney Hansen
Director of Operations | Shareholder

Shelly Auten

Shelly Auten
Client Relationship Manager

Tyson Jordening

Tyson Jordening
Location Manager | Shareholder

Broken Bow, NE Office

Brandi Rynearson

Brandi Rynearson
Client Relationship Manager

Jack Lindstrom

Jack Lindstrom
Location Manager | Shareholder

Lindsey Meissner

Lindsey Meissner
Client Relationship Manager

Nate Bell

Nate Bell
Location Manager | Shareholder

Tiffine Goodner

Tiffine Goodner
Client Relationship Manager

Cambridge, NE Office

Shelly Ervin

Shelly Ervin
Client Relationship Manager

Waid Vontz

Waid Vontz
Location Manager | Shareholder

Columbus, NE Office

Deb Nelson

Deb Nelson
Client Relationship Manager

Jane Schneider, CISR

Jane Schneider, CISR
Account Executive

Mitch Freshour

Mitch Freshour
Location Manager | Shareholder

Natalie Hornung

Natalie Hornung
Assistant Account Executive

Patti Mahoney, CISR

Patti Mahoney, CISR
Client Relationship Manager

Crofton, NE Office

Amy Reifenrath

Amy Reifenrath
Client Relationship Manager

Delores Strom

Delores Strom
Client Relationship Manager

Erin Dennis

Erin Dennis
Client Relationship Manager

Ryan Loecker

Ryan Loecker
Location Manager | Shareholder

Terry Mueller

Terry Mueller
Client Relationship Manager

Curtis, NE Office

Brad Welch

Brad Welch
Location Owner | Manager

Dustie Cole

Dustie Cole
Client Relationship Manager

Deshler, NE Office

Al Holle

Al Holle
Location Manager

Marge Holle

Marge Holle
Client Relationship Manager

Eustis, NE Office

Katie Garwood

Katie Garwood
Client Relationship Manager

Matt Newcomb, AIP

Matt Newcomb, AIP
Location Manager

Melinda Russman

Melinda Russman
Client Relationship Manager

Franklin, NE Office

Caiti Bunger

Caiti Bunger
Client Relationship Manager

Emma Goosic

Emma Goosic
Client Relationship Manager

Matt Jarvis

Matt Jarvis
Location Manager

Grand Island, NE Office

Abigail Peterson

Abigail Peterson
Operations Coordinator

Andy Lara

Andy Lara
Account Executive

Ashlee Brandt

Ashlee Brandt
Client Relationship Manager

Brenda Moran

Brenda Moran
Director of Finance | Shareholder

Dustin Lofing

Dustin Lofing
Location Manager | Shareholder

Jaxn Kobza

Jaxn Kobza
IT Support Specialist

Jenny Mendoza

Jenny Mendoza
Client Relationship Manager

Jill Slough

Jill Slough
Human Resource Manager

Jim Camplin

Jim Camplin
Account Executive | Shareholder

Keenan Anderson, GSEC, GCIH (IT)

Keenan Anderson, GSEC, GCIH (IT)
IT Director

Kianne Lamb, CIC

Kianne Lamb, CIC
Commercial Development Coordinator

Krae Dutoit

Krae Dutoit
President | Shareholder

Kristen Hannon, CISR

Kristen Hannon, CISR
Commercial Accounts Coordinator

Leslie Belzer, PHR, SHRM-CP

Leslie Belzer, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources

Lorraine Kohtz, CPIA

Lorraine Kohtz, CPIA
Account Executive

Mitch Liberty

Mitch Liberty
Personal Lines Manager

Ramona Otto

Ramona Otto
Employee Benefits Relationship Manager

Ryan Hansen

Ryan Hansen
Employee Benefits Manager | Shareholder

Sara Hatch

Sara Hatch
Staff Accountant

Tiffany Leonard

Tiffany Leonard
Personal Lines Rating Specialist

Hartington, NE Office

Carey Ponce

Carey Ponce
Client Relationship Manager

Frank Arens

Frank Arens
Account Executive

Hastings, NE Office

Jason Ackles

Jason Ackles
Location Manager | Shareholder

Katie Griess

Katie Griess
Marketing Communications Manager

Lisa Glass

Lisa Glass
Office Manager | Client Relationship Manager

Lisa Kohl

Lisa Kohl
Client Relationship Manager

Mark Biede

Mark Biede
Account Executive

Matt Hawley

Matt Hawley
Vice President | Shareholder

Pam Sealey

Pam Sealey
Data Processing Specialist

Peggy Kuhn

Peggy Kuhn
Client Relationship Manager

Shelley Wheeler

Shelley Wheeler
Client Relationship Manager

Hebron, NE Office

Bob Dankenbring

Bob Dankenbring
Location Manager | Account Executive

Hope Dankenbring

Hope Dankenbring
Client Relationship Manager

Kelly Schmitt

Kelly Schmitt
Client Relationship Manager

Hildreth, NE Office

Alizabeth Zahl

Alizabeth Zahl
Client Relationship Manager

Donna Bertrand

Donna Bertrand
Client Relationship Manager

Dusty Jura, AFIS

Dusty Jura, AFIS
Location Manager | Shareholder

Jana Steinkruger

Jana Steinkruger
Office Manager | Client Relationship Manager

Kearney, NE Office

Ashley Blausey

Ashley Blausey
Client Relationship Manager

Cole Joneson

Cole Joneson
Account Executive

Kate Demilt

Kate Demilt
Client Relationship Manager

Tony Purvis, CIC

Tony Purvis, CIC
Location Manager | Shareholder

Kenesaw, NE Office

Keith Heier

Keith Heier
Location Manager

Lorna Pritchard

Lorna Pritchard
Account Executive

Lincoln, NE Office

Becki Tridle, AINS

Becki Tridle, AINS
Client Relationship Manager

Brittany Bash

Brittany Bash
Crop Specialist

Clint Lilienthal

Clint Lilienthal
Account Executive

Dianne Kelle, CISR, CLCS, AINS, AIS

Dianne Kelle, CISR, CLCS, AINS, AIS
Office Manager | Client Relationship Manager

Emily Steinhauser, CIC

Emily Steinhauser, CIC
Client Relationship Manager

Jennifer Miller, CIC

Jennifer Miller, CIC
Assistant Account Executive

John Thompson, CIC

John Thompson, CIC
Executive Director | Shareholder

Riley Tonkin, MBA, CPCU, CIC, AIM, AU-M

Riley Tonkin, MBA, CPCU, CIC, AIM, AU-M
Location Manager | Account Executive

Trent Svehla, ASA

Trent Svehla, ASA
Account Executive

Lindsay, NE Office

Jayne Ternus

Jayne Ternus
Client Relationship Manager

Mark Weidner

Mark Weidner
Location Manager | Shareholder

McCook, NE Office

Haley Priebe

Haley Priebe
Client Relationship Manager

Joe Townsley

Joe Townsley
Location Manager | Shareholder

Mariah Gosch

Mariah Gosch
Client Relationship Manager

Minden, NE Office

Angela Carlson

Angela Carlson
Senior Crop Insurance Specialist

Ashley Hansen

Ashley Hansen
Client Relationship Manager

Brent Hinrichs

Brent Hinrichs
Account Executive

Johnie Kamery

Johnie Kamery
Executive Director | Shareholder

Maddie Anderson

Maddie Anderson
Office Manager | Client Relationship Manager

Miranda Roper

Miranda Roper
Crop Insurance Specialist

Simon McKenzie

Simon McKenzie
Location Manager | Shareholder

Stephanie Berry

Stephanie Berry
Client Relationship Manager

Norfolk, NE Office

Alyssa Rodgers

Alyssa Rodgers
Client Relationship Manager

Amanda Lowe

Amanda Lowe
Client Relationship Manager

Carla Olmer

Carla Olmer
Client Relationship Manager

Chelsy Herbert

Chelsy Herbert
Client Relationship Manager

Elizabeth Svoboda

Elizabeth Svoboda
Client Relationship Manager

Frank Arens

Frank Arens
Account Executive

Greg Wacker

Greg Wacker
Account Executive

Jeff Pasold

Jeff Pasold
Location Manager | Shareholder

Mark Weidner

Mark Weidner
Location Manager | Shareholder

Sheila Brummer

Sheila Brummer
Client Relationship Manager

Osmond, NE Office

Lisa Schmit

Lisa Schmit
Client Relationship Manager

Pierce, NE Office

Andrew Wolff

Andrew Wolff
Account Executive

Celeste Anderson

Celeste Anderson
Client Relationship Manager

Cheryl Higgins, CPSR

Cheryl Higgins, CPSR
Client Relationship Manager

Chuck Micek

Chuck Micek
Location Manager | Account Executive

Jessica Jensen

Jessica Jensen
Client Relationship Manager

Nicole Schrant

Nicole Schrant
Client Relationship Manager

Pamela Flesner, CPSR

Pamela Flesner, CPSR
Client Relationship Manager

Paula Koehler

Paula Koehler
Accounting Assistant

Richard L. Sirek, CIC

Richard L. Sirek, CIC
Account Executive

Stefanie Roth, CPIA

Stefanie Roth, CPIA
Client Relationship Manager

Sue Warneke

Sue Warneke
Accountant

Plainview, NE Office

Lois Moser

Lois Moser
Client Relationship Manager

Randolph, NE Office

Angie Huwaldt

Angie Huwaldt
Office Manager | Assistant Account Executive

Tim Lindquist

Tim Lindquist
Location Manager | Account Executive

Red Cloud, NE Office

Ashley Olson

Ashley Olson
Client Relationship Manager

Bridget Daehling

Bridget Daehling
Location Manager | Real Estate Broker

Stacy Rasser

Stacy Rasser
Client Relationship Manager

Superior, NE Office

Blake Erickson

Blake Erickson
Location Manager | Shareholder

Shari Schutte

Shari Schutte
Client Relationship Manager

Stephanie Corman

Stephanie Corman
Client Relationship Manager

Trent Siebecker

Trent Siebecker
Account Executive

Trenton, NE Office

Megan Lewis

Megan Lewis
Client Relationship Manager

Peggy McDonald

Peggy McDonald
Office Manager | Account Executive

Valentine, NE Office

Lynn Graeff

Lynn Graeff
Client Relationship Manager

Thomas Lancaster

Thomas Lancaster
Account Executive

Waverly, NE Office

Emily Steinhauser, CIC

Emily Steinhauser, CIC
Client Relationship Manager

Trent Svehla, ASA

Trent Svehla, ASA
Account Executive

Wilcox, NE Office

Crale Bauer, CPIA

Crale Bauer, CPIA
Location Manager

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