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.
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 resides in Alpharetta where he enjoys playing golf and his empty nester status. He is the proud father of two daughters, the eldest a teacher at The Galloway School in Atlanta and the youngest a rising junior at University of South Carolina.
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, started Corporate Insurance Solutions which provides business insurance solutions to payroll customers. He purchased 3G Truckin’ Insurance which specializes in handling transportation risks as well as APA Insurance Services, a photography insurance program exclusively endorsed by APA (Advertising Photographers of America).
No matter what Ed is involved in or with whom he is working, he wants to hear from customers and prospects regarding their interactions 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.
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 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!
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 since 2014. After attending The Hartford School of Insurance, he was appointed as a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist. 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.
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.
Carla is a born and raised Georgia native and graduate of Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She has been in the insurance industry for 2 years with experience in both Commercial and Personal insurance. Currently residing in Alpharetta with her husband, daughter and son; when she is not working she enjoys visiting her mother, spending time outside with her kids, and watching sports!
Elizabeth Immke joined the Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers team in January 2018. Elizabeth services Commercial Insurance Clients. Elizabeth has been a Commercial Insurance Agent in Metro Atlanta for over 20 years. During that time, Elizabeth has earned several insurance designations including the Accredited Adviser in Insurance and Certified Insurance Counselor designations. Elizabeth also earned her Associate of Arts degree from Georgia Perimeter College.
Elizabeth has lived in Gwinnett County since 1981. She and her husband have two adult children and two grandchildren. Elizabeth likes to read and crochet in her leisure time.
Mark Silliman has been active in the insurance industry since 1984 and joined the Gillman team in 2018. Before working at the Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers, Mark was an independent agent who owned his own agency, Insurance Management Associates, Inc. for 20 years. He has experience in insuring many different industries in all 50 states and understands his business customer’s concerns and the quick, accurate service they deserve, having owned his own business.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing. He grew up in Tucker but has lived in Roswell, GA all his adult life. Mark and his wife Jan have two children and 5 grandchildren all living in the Atlanta area and stay busy involved with all their activities. In his spare time, he enjoys football (Roll Tide), baseball and working in the yard.
Shaun is a Commercial Lines Problem Solver at Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers, where she services commercial line accounts. Shaun graduated from Troy University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Master’s degree in Human Resources Management. After graduating, she moved back home to Harvey, Louisiana where she started her career in Human Resources. While home, Shaun decided to make her footprint in the insurance industry immediately excelling in her career track. Having been in the industry for three years, Shaun is excited to keep moving forward, climbing the ladder of success. When Shaun is not working hard providing top customer service, she is traveling and enjoying time with her family and friends. Shaun currently resides in Duluth, Georgia with her dog Ralphie.
Commerical & Personal Insurance Problem Solver
Shirley is originally from Shanghai China, and has lived in Georgia since 2007. She has been in the insurance industry since 2012. Shirley joined Gillman Problem Solvers in 2016. As a licensed professional, her expertise expands into areas of personal and commercial insurance and she is always happy to provide quality and affordable coverage options for clients.
When Shirley is not working, She enjoys spend time with her family, and friends and exploring different restaurants in town or stay home with a book.
Heather Brogdon joined the Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers team in October 2019. Heather was born and raised in Georgia, and currently resides in Alpharetta. She has been in the insurance industry for 4 years with knowledge on the personal and commercial side. Aside from working at Gillman Insurance, Heather bartends part time at a local family sports bar. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends.