FORT WAYNE/SOUTH BEND/PLYMOUTH/INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA –01/19/15– Ronald (Ron) Turpin is joining Gibson as Market President in Fort Wayne. He will provide executive leadership for Gibson as a sales, culture, service, and brand champion. His primary focus will be to build the Fort Wayne team and establish Gibson in the marketplace as the dominant commercial insurance, employee benefits, risk management, and trusted business advisor.
Prior to joining Gibson, Ron was Vice President of Finance at Lincoln Financial Group where he worked for 14 years in a variety of leadership positions in the Retail Sales division. He is the current board chair for Greater Fort Wayne, Inc and sits on the boards of many other organizations in the community. He is a former Board Chair of United Way of Allen County and Leadership Fort Wayne.
“I’m very excited to join such a dynamic team,” said Turpin. “In my interactions with the Gibson team over the last several months I’m impressed by their skill, knowledge, and focus on providing value to each of their clients. I cannot wait to share the Gibson value proposition with every business in greater Fort Wayne.”
Ron has a wide background of professional experiences. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Indiana, a CPA, and has a variety of Federal Securities licenses. He is skilled in leadership development, organizational management, employee and community engagement, and customer service.
“Ron is a tremendous addition to our growing team,” said Tim Leman, Chairman and CEO of Gibson. “We strive to provide a different experience for clients and that begins with a unique business leader. Ron fits the bill. He is bright, knowledgeable, and passionate for developing people. He will be an excellent reflection of our brand in the Fort Wayne marketplace.”
Gibson is a regional insurance broker and risk management services firm. With offices in South Bend, Plymouth, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, Gibson is 100% employee owned and ranks in the top 1% of independent agencies in the nation. Visit www.gibsonins.com for more information.