As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide the best coverage for you, your family or your business. Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.
Lead Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0143
Mobile: (678) 358-6624
Ed Gillman started the agency, Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers, in 1993 after moving to Atlanta from South Florida. His 30 years of insurance experience began as a third generation member of his family’s agency in Miami. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Government (GO WAHOOS!) and The College of Insurance in New York City, with a Graduate Diploma in Risk and Insurance. Ed and his family reside in Alpharetta, he is the proud father of two daughters, the eldest attends UVA and the youngest Florida State University.
In addition to being Chief Problem Solver at Gillman Insurance, Ed wears many hats. He founded AgentSecure which is an online wholesale insurance operation and in partnership with Corporate Payroll Service, he started Corporate Insurance Solutions which provides business insurance solutions to payroll customers.
No matter what Ed is involved in or who he is working with he wants to hear from customers and prospects regarding their experience working with any of the following Problem Solvers. We strive to give you an exceptional experience working with our agency. If we don’t please, let Ed know, and if we do please leave us a Google review to tell other folks about the great service we provide.
Commercial & Nonprofit Insurance Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0149
Deborah Stancel has been a part of the team at Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers since 2006, specializing in commercial insurance solutions for Georgia businesses. Deborah’s main goal is to provide the utmost in service to her clients in order to make sure they are completely satisfied!
Deborah’s industry knowledge and superior customer service is evident when you speak with any one of her overwhelmingly satisfied commercial clients—just look for her name on our Google Reviews page!
Deborah is a wife to a fireman working in Forsyth County and mother to an energetic son. When she’s not in the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Cindy LeVos Koegel
Home & Auto Insurance Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0144
Cindy LeVos Koegel has been active in the insurance industry since 1983 and has been a trusted problem solver at Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers since 2011. Cindy’s 28 years of industry involvement have equipped her with superior insurance knowledge and customer service skills that make her an irreplaceable addition to the Gillman Insurance team.
Cindy was born in Santa Monica, California and spent most of her life there before moving to her new home in Dacula, Georgia. With four children and five grandchildren, Cindy and her husband can’t seem to find a dull moment.
In her free time, Cindy might be sitting back watching an episode of Survivor or planning her next family trip to her favorite vacation destination, Disneyland!
Photography Insurance Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0150
Karen Stetz brings 15 years of insurance experience, including work in both personal and commercial lines. This well-rounded knowledge, along with Karen’s attention to detail and superior customer service (we are very proud of Karen’s one hundred (100) Five Star reviews) makes her the preferred photography insurance problem solver!
Born and raised in California, Karen considers herself a lover of the west coast. However, she finds it easy to adapt anywhere and along with her 8-year old son, has settled in and considers Georgia her adopted home.
Eric Whitt has been in the insurance industry for two years. He has recently been appointed as a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist after attending The Hartford School of Insurance. He has his property and casualty license and a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Georgia Southern University.
When Eric is not working, he enjoys going to Georgia Southern football games and Braves baseball games. He also likes taking his dog, Brutus, to the park.
Insurance Service Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0144
Leah Redner attended Valdosta State University and earned a Bachelors of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.
She was employed with Siemens, Contel, and GTE for over 17 years administrating Defined Benefit Pension Plans and currently enjoys part-time employment with Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers.
Leah teaches ballet for Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance in Roswell. She dances in the annual production of The Nutcracker Suite with the Roswell Dance Theatre. Leah has also performed in Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Coppelia, and Paquita.
She has lived in Roswell for 20 years with her husband, 2 children, 2 dogs, 3 cats and a few fish.
Commercial Lines Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0157
As a native to Atlanta, Duncan is a true southern gent! With 40 years of experience in the world of insurance, he recently retired from Willis HRH where he was the Executive Vice President.
With plenty of time on his hands, he decided to join the Gillman Problem Solvers! He has brought priceless commercial insurance expertise to the agency (and continues to) making him irreplaceable!
Along with bringing his A-game to work everyday, he gives his absolute best to his one son, one daughter, AND one grandchild. He never has one-too-many!
Administrative Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0148
With a background in Workers Compensation, it was an easy transition for Melissa Dorsey over a year ago when she began servicing commercial insurance clients. Upon joining the Gillman Insurance/APA Insurance Services team, it was clear Melissa is dedicated to superior customer service and gives our valued customers what they expect–polite and prompt service. When Melissa isn’t in the office, this Georgia native loves spending time with her two Spaniels, Bentley (Springer) and Louie (Cocker).
Commercial Insurance Problem Solver
Direct: (678) 822-0152
With 30+ years in the insurance industry, Melinda has experience in all facets!-claims, personal, and commercial lines. Before joining Gillman she was part of a local team of agents in Savannah, Georgia that partnered with Lloyds of London to develop an insurance program for historical properties.
Melinda loves to spend her time in the garden, restoring antique furniture, and most importantly spoiling her two granddaughters! (A great reward from having all boys!)
We are lucky to have Melinda as an addition to our Problem Solving team!