About Us

OUR PURPOSE

To protect what matters most.

CORE VALUES

Create A Great Experience

Do The Right Thing

Foster Collaboration

Pursue Growth

Own Your Future

At Gibson, we are advisors and consultants, not just insurance brokers. What’s the difference? Insurance is a component of risk management, not the only solution to risk. We provide counsel and advice on complex business and people issues that go far beyond the scope of an insurance policy. This approach provides value and sophisticated protection.

Our technical development and strategic deployment of comprehensive solutions for local, national, and international corporations is unrivalled. We are dedicated to protecting what matters most. We provide tools, resources, and services with excellence and unsurpassed ethics.

GIBSON PROTECTION SYSTEM

Using a highly sophisticated risk management process we developed called the Gibson Protection System (GPS), we guide you through four key steps: Assess, Plan, Implement, and Engage to build a program that impacts your operational, strategic, and financial objectives.

STRENGTH AGAINST RISK

GPS brings you to an uncompromisingly secure destination. In a revolutionary way, GPS navigates you through the harsh roadblocks of risk with a level of certainty. It’s this type of precision in everything we do that delivers Strength Against Risk®.

COMPANY PROFILE

  • Client, employee, and community driven since 1933
  • Offices in South Bend, Plymouth, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Elkhart, and Kalamazoo
  • Employee owned – 100% independent with no outside ownership

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

The greatest value that Gibson brings to Aero Metals is the breadth of experience that they have. It's more than just brokerage expertise. It's expertise in safety, wellness, health risk management, and workers' compensation.

Linda Stowell, CFO of Aero Metals

Ask the Advisor Resources

Ask The Advisor: Starting A Wellbeing Committee

 

Whitney Trent, Wellbeing and Engagement Strategist at Gibson, discusses how increasing healthcare costs, high rates of employee absenteeism, turnover, and decreasing employee engagement can impact not just your employee wellbeing, but your organizational wellbeing as well. To hear what Whitney has to say, click the button below:

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Ask The Advisor: Premium Audit

 
 
 

Brian Souders, Risk Advisor at Gibson, discusses the premium audit process and why companies should consider taking a more proactive approach. 

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Ask The Advisor: The Importance Of Growing A Great Company Culture

 
 
 

Robert Hyde, Advisor in Select at Gibson, discusses how a poor company culture can lead to difficulties in attracting and retaining top talent. To hear what Robert has to say, check out the video below: 

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Ask The Advisor: ACA Compliance

 

Jared Sims, Benefits Consultant at Gibson, discusses ACA compliance and what your company needs to know to make sure your plans are ACA-compliant. To hear what Jared has to say, click the button below:

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Ask The Advisor: Preventing Workplace Harassment

 
 
 

Sheri Butler, Select HR Manager at Gibson, discusses workplace harassment - the risks it poses and strategies for prevention. 

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Ask The Advisor: Legalization Of Marijuana Use

 
 
 

Melissa Langley, Client Executive at Gibson, discusses the legalization of marijuana use and how to manage the risks it may bring to your workplace. 

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Ask The Advisor: Business Income vs. Business Continuity

 
 

Mark Purcell, Risk Advisor at Gibson, discusses Business Income vs. Business Continuity and the importance of funding your business continuity plan.

Watch this video to learn that while most companies carry some form of business interruption insurance, many have not integrated this funding option into a business continuity plan.  Development & integration is critical for your employees, clients, and long-term survival.

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Ask The Advisor: Employee Assistance Programs

 

Jordan Friesen, Client Executive in the Employee Benefits Practice at Gibson, discusses Employee Assistance Programs, also known as EAPs, and why it is necessary to offer your employees easy access to mental health services, online wellbeing resources, and financial education services.

Watch this video to understand that your employees often have personal matters that keep them from focusing on their work. It impacts their physical health and overall wellbeing. Things like divorce, financial stress, anxiety, and depression aren’t simply left at the door. These have cascading effects on your workplace culture and bottom line.

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