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GAYLAN HENDRICKS – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/DIRECTOR


Gaylan Hendricks is our founder and CEO. In this position, she maintains company relations and is heavily involved in product design. In the past, Gaylan has personally held nearly every position in the Life & Health space from personal sales to management. This experience helps her design products that are both strong sales performers and are very portable for the carriers with whom we partner.



Gaylan is an excellent trainer and motivational speaker. She also excels at designing scripts for lead generation and has been instrumental in training several large marketing organizations and insurance companies on product sales and customer service skills. In 2010, Gaylan used her knowledge of the telesales industry to design and build a new Direct-to-Consumer sales division. That division of our company grew by 750% in 2013. That momentum continued when Gaylan’s management and team motivation skills drove the Direct-to-Consumer team to a $1,000,000 sales WEEK at the end of 2014. Gaylan is married and very proud of her family. She and her husband Dan live in Aledo, Texas. They are very active with their grandchildren and their events.




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DAN HENDRICKS – PRESIDENT/DIRECTOR


Dan was one of the original directors of the company. His background in the insurance industry began in 1987 when he received his insurance license, prior to that his experience was in the finance industry. He served our country in the military right out of high school. He is the managing director of our direct to consumer division. He is married and very family oriented. He resides in Aledo, TX.



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Taylor Martin – Chief Marketing Officer


Taylor joined our team as a partner in 2004, heading up our Independent Distribution Division.  He has been in the insurance business since 2001.  He graduated from SMU in 1999 with a degree in General Business. He works with our insurance carriers to assure our agents have access to the most competitive products in the industry. He oversees all aspects of the Independent Division.  He is married with two children and currently resides in Fort Worth.




Marketing Team


Sean Hendricks
Vice President of Marketing

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Sean joined the marketing team in 2011. He has worked with our company while attending high school and college. He has over 10 years of service with our company. He graduated from Northwood University in 2009 with a degree in Marketing. His goal is to make sure that agents are equipped with all products that they need in order to be successful in the field. He is married and has a son and a daughter. He currently resides in Aledo, TX.


Scotty O'Bryan
National Marketing Director

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Scotty joined our team in 2013. His responsibilities are to make sure that agents are equipped with all products that they need in order to be successful in the field as well as the design of our e-marketing. Scotty is married with two children and currently resides in Grandview, TX.

Meredith Wittman
National Marketing Director
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Meredith joined our team in 2015. Her responsibilities are to make sure that agents are equipped with all products that they need in order to be successful in the field. She enjoys spending weekends with her pup named Murray and visiting art museums. Meredith lives in Fort Worth, TX..

Liz Mullen
National Marketing Director
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Liz joined our team in 2017. Her responsibilities are to make sure that our agents are equipped with all the products they need in order to be successful in the field. Liz and her daughter live in Fort Worth.





DTC Team



Celissa Irizarry
Assistant Vice President of DTC Sales and Customer Relations
Direct number: 817-587-9987

Celissa joined the company in 2013. She is hard working and motivated. Her duties include working and managing our licensed insurance agents to meet customer’s needs and expectations. Celissa is also a licensed insurance agent. Celissa has one daughter and a son. She and her husband George live in Fort Worth.

Shawna Harding-Winchester
Licensed Insurance Agent

Direct number: 817-736-1788

Shawna joined our team in 2016. Her responsibilities are to take care of policyholders and new customers. She is in our in-house agent service center and is licensed in multiple states. When not working she enjoys sports, playing darts and shooting pool. She lives in White Settlement with her husband and together they have 5 children and 5 grandchildren.

Ashley Davis
Licensed Insurance Agent
Direct number: 817-518-9938

Ashley joined our team in 2013. Her responsibilities are to take care of policyholders and new customers. Ashley is happily married with two boys. They live in Burleson, Texas with their four dogs. She is in our in-house agent service center and is licensed in multiple states.

Michelle Boggs
Licensed Insurance Agent

Direct number: 817-783-4189

Michelle joined our team in 2016. Her responsibilities are to take care of policyholders and new customers. She is in our in-house agent service center and is licensed in Texas and 25 other states. Michelle enjoys watching her son play sports, gardening and traveling. She lives in Springtown, Texas.


Brenda Bish
Licensed Insurance Agent
Direct number: 817-592-8427

Brenda joined the company in 2019. She helps take care of policyholders and new customers. She enjoys spending her time with family and going to karaoke. Brenda is married and has two daughters. She lives in Weatherford, TX.

Danette Pflaum
Licensed Insurance Agent
Direct number: 817-438-2601

Danette Pflaum joined our team in 2019. Her responsibilities are to take care of policyholders and new customers. When she isn't keeping up with the schedules of her three boys, she enjoys working on creative projects and dancing. Danette lives in Fort Worth, Texas. 

William Davidson
Licensed Insurance Agent
Direct number: 817-678-7385

William joined our team in 2019. His responsibilities are to take care of new customers and policyholders. His hobbies include spending time in the outdoors, sports, music and spreading awareness about the legalities of hunting whales in Oklahoma. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

Tamara Daughtery
Licensed Insurance Agent
Direct number: 817-857-2855

Tamara joined the company in 2019. Her duties include servicing new policy holders and customers. Her hobbies include spending time outdoors and she is a big fan of football. Tamara has three kids and three grandchildren. She lives in Arlington, Texas.




Admin Team



Shawna Hendricks
Vice President of Operations

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Shawna joined our team in 2005. She has gotten her formal education by hard work and learning everything in our company starting as an intern to grow into her current position. She oversees all accounting aspects and human resources of our company. She is married with a son and a daughter. She currently resides in Aledo, TX.

Julie Jones
Vice President of Brokerage Sales, Assistant to Taylor Martin

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Julie joined our team in July 2006. Her background is that of administration and agent service. She has been involved in all agent service aspects of our company. She is our IT administrator. Julie enjoys spending time with her dogs and cheering her daughter on at basketball games. She currently resides in Fort Worth, TX.

Rebecca Diamondson
Executive Administrative Assistant for CEO Gaylan Hendricks

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Rebecca joined our team in 2019. She works closely with Gaylan Hendricks on projects and communicates plans with our teams. Rebecca also handles new business commissions for our direct to consumer team. She attended the Art Institute and majored in photography. Rebecca has a daughter and lives in Granbury, TX.

Daisy Randall
Sales Development Manager

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Daisy has been an employee of Gaylan Hendricks since 1988 and received the first twenty five year anniversary award. Daisy is our sales development manager, which oversees our appointment set up and direct to consumer teams. She enjoys spending her time with children and grandchildren. Daisy currently resides in Springtown, TX.


Cheyenne Johnston
Customer Service/Underwriting

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Cheyenne joined our team in 2016. She works closely with our DTC team and handles any customer service calls. She lives in Fort Worth, TX with her husband and 2 girls.


Tara Stewart

Customer Service/Underwriting

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Tara joined our team in 2019. She works closely with our DTC team and handles any customer service calls. Tara enjoys spending time with her family and animals. She lives in Weatherford, TX and has three children.


Samantha Marsh

Administrative Assistant/Reception

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Samantha joined our team in 2019. Her responsibility includes helping our marketers and agents with daily administrative duties. Samantha enjoys being out doors, listening to music and being with her family. She is married and has a son. Samantha lives in Azle, TX. 


Brittney Brott

Administrative Assistant/Reception

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Brittney joined our team in 2019. Her responsibility includes helping our marketers and agents with daily administrative duties.Brittney enjoys spending time around a bonfire and backroading. She also likes to spend time crafting and her dog named Skylar. Brittney has two daughters and lives in Azle, TX.



Hortencia Bennett
Appointment Setter


Hortencia joined our team in 2004. She works to set appointments for our in ho use agents. She is bilingual and helps agents with the clients that speak Spanish. She has three children and six grandchildren and lives in Haslet, TX.