Owner Jonathan received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. He worked for NBC and Column, Inc. in Chicago and New York City, before relocating to Cincinnati to join the family insurance business. He is a native of Cincinnati having spent his childhood in Hillsboro, Oh. Jonathan has worked at Gibbs Insurance Associates since 2003, in both the Madiera and Hillsboro offices.
Jonathan is an active volunteer at numerous community non-profit organizations and Insurance advisory boards. Most recently, elected as President of the Safeco Advisory Board.
He currently resides in Hyde Park with his wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Charlotte. He enjoys traveling, skiing, hunting, fishing, and has competed in tri-atholons and mini-marathons.
James R. Gibbs
James R. Gibbs received his bachelor degree from the College of Business, Ohio University. He was offered a position in the insurance industry after graduation.
In the next year, Jim was called to fulfill a commitment where he served in the US Army as a combat Company Commander with the 101st Airborne Division-Republic of Vietnam. Following his military career, Jim’s entrepreneurial strengths guided him in continuing a family business for more than a decade. Insurance knocked again when a local Independent Agent offered him the purchase of his Property and Casualty business owned by the family nearly forty years. Now, more than thirty years later, Jim has grown that agency tenfold with his ambition, experience and commitment to his clients.
Jim is repeatedly recognized nationally in top circles of the insurance industry. In his communities, he serves with leadership on multiple commerce and philanthropic boards.
His family is proud of the independent agency he has built to be carried on.
Dave began his career as an Independent Agent with Gibbs Insurance Associates in 1990. He started in the Hillsboro office before helping open the Cincinnati location in 1992. He still manages this location today. His free time is spent with friends and working with his Border Collie on frisbee and agility training.
Seth received a Bachelors Degree from Wilmington College. After graduation he joined a restaurant franchise group based out of Hillsboro, Ohio. For the past five years Seth served there in operational, human resource and leadership positions. Seth resides in Hillsboro with his wife, Jordan Anne, their newborn son Holten and two labrador retrievers, Urban and Loretta. Seth enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing, exercising, wakeboarding, snowboarding and cheering on the Buckeyes. Seth’s love of the area, his easy manner and intellect will make him an additional valuable agent for our business.
Wife, mother of two, grandmother of one and Agent/CSR for Gibbs Insurance Associates.
Phyllis began her career in the insurance industry while still in high school where she worked half days as a receptionist, eventually obtaining her Property & Casualty Insurance License. She now has over 35 years experience in the Independent Agency Market. She joined Gibbs Insurance Associates as an Agent/CSR in August of 2008.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her immediate family (especially her grandson) and also her extended family, which as grown to over 75 members! She also enjoys fishing with her husband and reading.
Sarah grew up in the insurance industry as her father was an agent for over 40 years. She attended Indiana University and graduated with a marketing degree. After working in retail and taking time off to raise her sons, she re-entered the workforce as a Customer Service Representative for an independent agent. Sarah joined Gibbs Insurance Associates on a part-time basis in April of 2013. She enjoys attending Cincinnati Reds and Bengals games, playing golf and traveling with her husband.
Sheri began her insurance career after high school graduation at the Midwestern Indemnity insurance company. For more than 17 years, she has worked at the agency level.
In her free time, Sheri spends time with her husband and her three sons. Sheri enjoys watching her sons play baseball (or any other sports for that matter), spending time with family, eating Mexican food and walking.
Garnet has been with Gibbs Insurance Associates since May 2003. Prior to working at Gibbs Insurance, she worked several years for GRE Insurance as Senior Commercial Underwriter.
In her free time, Garnet likes to travel and has been able to visit 37 of our national parks and monuments in 34 states. Each year she tries to visit at least one new state and national park.
Kathy is a licensed agent who has been with Gibbs Insurance for 12 years. She received a bachelor’s degree from Urbana University. Prior to working in the areas of property and casualty, she worked in the life and health insurance areas for several years.
Kathy enjoys spending time with her family, singing, and fishing. She is married and has two children.
Jamie began her insurance career helping an independent agency and obtained her insurance license at the age of 19. She then went to work for a direct writer agency for 10 years before working at Gibbs Insurance.
In her free time, Jamie loves spending time with her husband and her daughter. She enjoys watching her daughter’s soccer games, vacationing at the ocean, target shooting, camping, and going to football games. She is a lifelong devoted Cincinnati Bengals Fan.