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Meet Our Team

Victor Gray
Agency Owner

Growing up in a small town in Ohio, I realized I love protecting people. I have a drive to make sure that everyone has coverage that will protect them and their family. I have been in the asset protection business for nine years, and owned my own agency for five.

I’m a huge Steelers fan and when I’m not talking about them, you can find me talking about the U.S. Navy as I am a proud veteran. My favorite way to spend a weekend is with my kids on the lake or with my father at the race track. I’m most excited about seeing what we can do for Wounded Warriors and how we can raise awareness and support the cure to DIPG cancer.

Jackie Taubert
Customer Service Representative

I have been in the insurance industry for eighteen years now, first starting off in an independent agency. I love knowing that what I do is helping people and going to make a difference in their lives.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my children and grandchildren. My favorite way to spend my weekend is at my sister’s pool with family and friends.

Melissa Goldschmidt
Life and Benefits Specialist

I grew up in Ohio where I proceeded to get my undergraduate in education and an MBA. I’ve been in the financial services and life insurance field for nine years and with Gray Insurance Group, LLC for three. What most excites me about my job is the protection I am able to provide my clients. Life insurance is critical and I love protecting families.

I absolutely love my job, which is why when I’m not reading you can find me talking about life insurance or my latest book! When I’m not working I’m on the beach with my husband, reading or spending time with my two amazing children. I am extremely passionate about cancer awareness and cannot wait to see what our agency can do to help our community.

Brian Kelch
Vice President of Sales

I grew up in Hillsboro, Ohio. Being raised in a small-town has really helped to shape my approach in the insurance industry and my passion to help our customers. I have been privileged to help my customers obtain the proper protection to cover their insurance needs, while saving money for over four years.

I love being outdoors with my family taking frequent camping trips and ATV riding trips. When I’m not at work you can find me with them or watching football with my friends. My guilty pleasure is week-long fishing trips to Ontario, Canada at Sunset Lodge. I’m most excited to see how we can help the American Cancer Society as Agents of Change.

Kellen Green
Licensed Sales Professional

I have been helping and protecting families for ten years. I am an avid believer in life insurance and what it means to their families, which makes my job protecting a family’s assets that much more enjoyable!

I grew up in a small town in Ohio and like to spend my free-time with my family and gardening. I also love spending the weekend with my wife and kids. I’m excited to see what we can do for Wounded Warriors and to help our community.

Luis Abrego
Licensed Sales Professional

I’ve been helping protect families for four years. What most excites me about my job is knowing the help I am providing families with. Helping customers save money is a passion of mine and has become a passion while in the office.

I grew up in Washington, D.C., but now spend my free time with family embracing our amazing Sunday dinners. I am also a huge Washington Redskins fan. Wounded warriors has a special place in my heart and I can’t wait to see what we can do to help them.

Michelle Allen
Senior Customer Service Representative

I joined the insurance world with Gray Insurance Group, LLC in 2014.  What most excites me about my job is helping people make sure they are covered properly for their family’s needs.

Growing up in Ross, Ohio, taught me to enjoy spending time with my kids and all the amazing things they do. If you know me, you’ll say I can’t stop talking about them and the sports they play. Most weekends, you can find me on a field or court with my kids watching their games.

Keisha Hammons
Mortgage Account Specialist

I have been in the insurance industry for three years after moving here from a small town in Kentucky. What most excites me about my job is helping build relationships between mortgage companies and new home buyers. I love getting to know our customers and creating relationships.

My favorite way to spend my weekend is cuddled up reading with my cat, but I do have a secret love for karaoke. I’m really excited to see what we can do for Wounded Warriors and Hot Dogs for the Homeless along with the rest of our community!

John Faine

Amanda Miller
Customer Service Representative

I have been working as a Customer Service Representative for six months now learning and growing with experience from listening and interacting with my co-workers.  The best part about my job is helping the customers and making sure all of their needs are met.

Growing up in Northern Kentucky helped shape my love for spending time with my family and going to our camp. When I’m not at work, you can find me spending time with my family and friends. My guilty pleasures that most people don’t know are doing hair and make-up! I am a big supporter of breast cancer and participate in several cancer walks a year.

Haley Greenwell
Customer Service Specialist

I have been working in the insurance industry for a year. Before working at Gray Insurance Group, LLC, I have seven years experience in customer service. I love helping customers protect themselves and their families, and any day I can assist a customer with protecting their family is a great day.

I grew up in a very small town called New Haven, Kentucky before I relocated to Lebanon, Ohio, home of the Warriors in 2006. I have an adorable three-year-old named Wyatt who you’ll often hear me bragging about, which is why you’ll find me spending time with him, my nephews and all of my friend’s children in my free-time. I love going out and finding a new project like refinishing furniture, making headboards out of pallets and various other things for my home. I like to give back to my community by volunteering in our church nursery on Sundays and making dinner for the homeless twice a month.

Leslie Smith
Licensed Sales Professional

Prior to working at The Gray Insurance Group, I worked for Aflac handling small businesses and individual supplemental policies. Making sure that my clients are cared for and all their needs are met to the best of my ability makes my job very rewarding.We buy life insurance for our loved ones, not us.

I grew up in a small country town called Knightstown, and my education focuses on healthcare and nursing.I really enjoy everything behind life insurance and making sure families are taken care of. I love spending time with my kids doing arts and crafts or watching hockey on weekends. Go Blackhawks!

I’m excited to see what we can do for our community, especially wounded warrior.  I also  volunteer  in a dementia unit with my children, which we all find very rewarding.

Stevie Bunten
Licensed Sales Professional

I have been protecting families since 2014. I love helping people ensure that their family is protected properly.

I grew up in a small town and am very active in my church. I enjoy spending time with my son, who is an amazing football player and I am his biggest fan. In my free time, I enjoy watching crime shows and curling up with a good book and my cat.

I am extremely passionate about helping women who are victims of domestic violence and can’t wait to see what we are able to do for our community.

Andy Huckeby

I have worked in the insurance industry protecting families for 5 years. I am most excited to protect families as well as giving them the peace of mind to sleep at night knowing their family are well taken care of.

I grew up in Nashville. Music City! I am an avid hockey fan and grew up playing hockey and continued to play in high school and college. I enjoy spending time with my son. We love to attend air shows and monster truck shows together. My favorite way to spend a weekend is with friends and family. I am also currently getting my private pilots license and have my commercial drone license.

I am really passionate about Wounded Warriors and am excited to see what we’ll be able to do for them.

Jon Laino
Licensed Sales Producer

I have been selling Life & Health as well as Property & Casualty insurance since 2015 though I have been taking care of clients as an account manager for eight years. I started my career in the insurance industry with a different provider and eventually found my home here with The Gray Insurance Group. I thoroughly enjoy coming in to the office knowing that I will ensure that my customers are well covered. I have had some times in life where insurance played a huge roll, if someone had explained more to me it would have changed everything. I like to take my experience both good and bad and put it to good use.

I was born on Long Island in NY and was raised north of Cincinnati. I graduated high school with a specialty in culinary arts and I was the captain of the culinary competition team (went to state competition both years!) I have my bachelors degree in business as well as insurance licensing for the tri-state area. I really enjoy the outdoors, cooking and spending time with my fiancé as well as going on new adventures with my fiancé and getting the best out of life. A fun fact about me is that I also like to paint.

I love to do random acts of kindness, and strongly believe in paying it forward.

Waylon
Office Morale Specialist

An Iams cat and a momma’s boy. Aside from bird watching from his favorite window, Waylon loves belly rubs and back scratches. His sweet personality and photogenic looks have made him the best mascot on this side of the Mississippi.