Agent Marketing Materials

The more we support our agents, the more we all achieve. These tools are to help your clients learn about Lighthouse policy options as well as know there’s a dependable company standing behind them.
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Texas & Louisiana Sales Team

Maureen Gomez

CIC

Regional Sales Manager — Texas & Louisiana

Maureen grew up in Stuyvesant, New York and ventured to Texas in 2014 to escape the cold winters of the north and of course enjoy less taxes and a strong economy. Plus, Texas has the nicest people! She has dedicated 23 years to the insurance industry having served in CISR, sales, underwriting management, personal lines placement, and agency relations management throughout her career. Before joining Lighthouse, Maureen most recently served in agency relationship management. Maureen earned her CIC designation in 2005. Hands down Maureen’s proudest accomplishments are her two boys, and when not working she is enjoying the outdoors as much as possible with her family.

mgomez@lhmgt.com 832.431.6573 | LINKEDIN

Gary Ardoin

Territory Sales Representative—Western Louisiana & Eastern Texas

Gary was born and raised in Ville Platte, Louisiana and is a proud LSU fan. He is an insurance expert with over 20 years of experience in the industry ranging from underwriting to sales and marketing. He has a B.S in Business Administration and was inspired to get into insurance by family already working in the industry. Outside of work you can find Gary cooking up Cajun food, rocking out to some Bruce Springsteen, and rooting on the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Braves.

gardoin@lhmgt.com 337.296.9836 | LINKEDIN

Jennifer Cochran

CPIA

Territory Sales Representative—Eastern Louisiana

Jennifer was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and is a devoted LSU and Saints fan. She has eight years of experience in the insurance industry having worked as a producer, CSR, and account manager. Prior to her transition to Lighthouse, Jennifer served in Territory Sales and Agency Relations. She is dual licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health, and is currently working on earning her CPCU designation. Jen is a dedicated runner, mother to one amazing son, and when not working she enjoys traveling and spending her time beachside.

jcochran@lhmgt.com 225.772.1884 | LINKEDIN

Kim Hernandez

CIC

Territory Sales Representative—Central Texas

Kim was born and raised in San Antonio, and is a true Texan rooting for the Spurs, Rangers, Cowboys and Texas A&M.She received her Master’s Degree in Securities and Risk Management from Boston University. Kim started in the insurance industry as a licensed P&C Claims Adjuster and has been in the industry for over 5 years. Her experience spans business development, sales and marketing. She served in the Marine Corps for four years with an honorable discharge as a Sergeant. Kim enjoys coaching and training at a local CrossFit, officiating Texas high school football and wrestling, plus reading, yoga, and rescuing homeless dogs from animal shelters. Her proudest accomplishment is helping to find homes for 55+ dogs in four years of fostering.

khernandez@lhmgt.com 210.380.9076 | LINKEDIN

Jaimee Vasquez

Territory Sales Representative — Houston & DFW

Jaimee was born in Oklahoma and moved with her family to Texas just a few years later, when she was four. She has been in the insurance industry for 13 years, where she served in underwriting, agency relationship management, CISR, sales, and marketing roles. Most recently, she served as Director in Insurance Services with a national insurance group. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s in Insurance and Risk Management at the University of Houston, while simultaneously earning credit toward her CPCU designation. Outside of work and school, Jaimee is mother/step-mother to two amazing children, which is her proudest accomplishment. In her free time, Jaimee enjoys hanging out with family, reading, writing, and staying active by taking boxing and boot-camp classes.

jaimeev@lhmgt.com 346.267.5630 | LINKEDIN

The Carolinas Sales Team

Laura Crumpton

Regional Sales Manager — The Carolinas

Laura grew up in Long Island, New York and earned her Bachelor’s degree from Queen’s College. Laura has worked in the insurance industry for seven years with experience as a sales agent, team leader and marketing rep. She is a Giants fan, and, thanks to Roy Williams’ and the influential year of 2009, she has learned to love UNC basketball! Outside of work, Laura enjoys being on the water with family and friends, offshore fishing, diving, and exploring the islands. She became involved in insurance because she has a passion for helping people and believes the best way to do that is by protecting the largest investment many people have, their home.

lcrumpton@lhmgt.com 910.389.4420 | LINKEDIN

Marty Dippel

Territory Sales Representative — Coastal South Carolina

Marty is originally from Baltimore, Maryland and earned his Bachelor's degree from Townson University. He has been in the insurance industry for more than 20 years. His background is in insurance sales and territory management, working with independent agents in both Personal and Commercial Lines. Marty is an avid Orioles and Ravens fan and in his spare time enjoys cooking, traveling, and attending classic car shows.

mdippel@lhmgt.com 843.494.3872 | LINKEDIN

Robert Sanger

Territory Sales Representative — Coastal North Carolina

Robert grew up in Eastern North Carolina and earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years. Prior to joining the Lighthouse team, Robert’s background was in insurance tele-sales with experience writing direct, and working as an independent agent. Outside of work, you can usually find Robert on the water with his wife and son. He also enjoys spending time in the woodshop building custom bass guitars.

rsanger@lhmgt.com 910.409.5611 | LINKEDIN

Inside Sales Team

Michelle McCoy

Inside Sales Representative — Texas & Louisiana

Michelle is originally from Rockledge, Florida and is a proud Florida State fan. She has over 9 years of insurance industry experience, working in property claims and marketing. Michelle has a Master’s in Business Administration from Kaplan University and a Bachelor’s in marketing from Florida State University. Working as a legal assistant for bodily injury claims in college is what inspired Michelle’s passion and interest in insurance. Outside of work, you can find Michelle spending time with her dog Maxx, hanging out with family and friends, enjoying sports, and decorating her house.

mmccoy@lhmgt.com 813.773.2433 | LINKEDIN

Viktoriya Guentcheva

Inside Sales Representative — The Carolinas

Viktoriya is originally from Bulgaria and earned her Bachelor’s in International Business and Accounting from University of Tampa. She has been in the insurance industry for over five years, where she’s worked in both the agency and carrier side. Outside of work, Viktoriya enjoys traveling the world to learn about other cultures. In her free time, you can find Viktoriya with glow sticks at a rave, hanging out with family and cooking.

Viktoriya@lhmgt.com 813.675.9227 | LINKEDIN