DELAND, GIBSON INSURANCE
Recent business achievements: Promoted to CEO in January; managed to produce $55,000 in new revenue in the first six months of 2015; played key role in creating a strategic plan that has helped Deland, Gibson Insurance go from flat sales to more than 10% annual growth over four years
Projects and initiatives: Spearheaded and executed a new review process for the agency; instrumental in creating a risk advisory practice within the firm, allowing DG to offer risk consulting and training services to lower clients’ total risk
Other professional roles: Member of Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents Young Agents Committee board from 2012 to 2015
In addition to helping revitalize Deland, Gibson’s sales, Chip Gibson has elevated the scope and impact of the company’s charitable involvement, helping to form the Deland, Gibson Giving Committee in 2014 to raise money for local nonprofits. Gibson also volunteers at the Head of the Charles Regatta and was a volunteer assistant coach for Belmont Hill High School from 2008 to 2012, leading the school to multiple New England championships and a national title.