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Marilyn Gray, President

Marilyn helped establish GMM Insurance in 2005.  Her responsibilities include overseeing the agency, expansion and other opportunities, quoting commercial lines and helping our clients protect their assets.
She has a Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina.  She grew up in the family insurance agency, officially beginning work there at age 10.  She is also a former elementary school teacher and principal.

Interests and hobbies:  Reading, the St. Vincent de Paul Society (working with the poor, aged and homeless) Rotary Club, Chambers of Commerce, her husband and family, and singing in the contemporary ensemble at her church.

Steve Highberger, Vice President

Steve has been with GMM Insurance since 2006.  Steve became a partner of GMM Insurance on 
July 1, 2013. 

He has been in the insurance industry since 1993.  After graduating from Clemson University with a 
BS in Financial Management, he went to work for John Hancock Financial Services in Columbia, SC.  He got his first taste of the Property and Casualty field when he went to work for State Farm in Pendleton, SC.  After a stint in the field, he moved to education and became an Instructor at the Brewer Insurance School.  He taught there until 2006 when his friend and colleague, Marilyn Gray, told him she was starting her own insurance firm.  He jumped at the chance to work with her and help build GMM, Inc.

Interests and hobbies:  Watching his four children participate in sports and dance.  He is a member of Chapin United Methodist Church.  He loves to travel with his family especially to Walt Disney World and Myrtle Beach.

Ashley McCartha, Personal Lines

Ashley has been with GMM Insurance since 2007. Her reponsiblities are personal lines quoting and account maintenance.

Ashley's background: Banking for 7+ years - Carolina First and First Citizens bank.

Interest and hobbies: Church, Gamecock sports and anything with my daughter, Claire.