Our Staff


Gary Engels, CIC – Owner, President;

                Gary is the owner of Engels Insurance Inc, which was established by his grandfather in 1921.  Gary joined his father in the agency in 1974 and became president and owner in 1982.  In 1999, Gary earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.  Because of its unparalleled standards, CIC has become the nation’s premier designation program for insurance professionals.  Among 37 years of insurance experience, the CIC designation, and continuing education, your policies and questions are being handled by a true professional. 


John Geers –Personal lines manager;

                John grew up in the family Real Estate and insurance business.  Dinner time conversations and weekend property inspections convinced John to go into the carpentry and residential construction business for 10 years.  Finally in 1983, John joined the family business, and eventually took over in 1995.  At this time, John enlisted Gary Engels' help administering some of his customers.  In 2002, John came to Engels full time as Personal Lines manager.  John's background and experience make him an important part of the Engels team.


Chris Engels – Commercial lines manager;

                 Chris joined his father at Engels Insurance Inc in May 2010 as the 4th generation family member to work here.  With over 7 years experience in the insurance industry as a consultant, and 3 more as a business owner before joining Engels Insurance, Chris is enjoying the agency side of the insurance world.  His expertise and business acumen will insure that your risks are protected for today and the future.


Lyn Joyce, CISR – Commercial Lines CSR;

                Lyn joined Engels Insurance in 1993 and worked as a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative until 1998.  Since 1998 Lyn has been working as a Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative.  In 2004, she earned her Certified Insurance Service Representative designation (CISR).  The focus of the CISR designation is excellence in customer service which is a priority at Engels Insurance.


Eileen Santori – Personal Lines CSR;

                Eileen came to Engels Insurance in January 2002 and has over 30 years of insurance experience.  She has 18 years experience in personal lines and works with John to ensure all customers are treated with excellence. 


Ann Alexander – Bookkeeper, office admin, CSR;

                Ann started at Engels Insurance 4 days after her High School graduation in 1968 working for Gary’s father as a bookkeeper.  Ann left the agency to start a family in the fall of 1975, but worked part time through the years as needed.  In 1986, Ann returned as a CSR in the personal lines department and in 1988 resumed the bookkeeper position.